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Parametric distorted tesseract

by ekpuz, published

Parametric distorted tesseract by ekpuz Jan 22, 2013

Description

OpenSCAD script to make variations of a tesseract (hypercube) out of connected cylinders.

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Instructions

Specify the lengths of the inner and outer cubes, the radius of the connecting cylinders, and the angles of rotation (if any) of the inner cube.

I sliced the distorted tesseract file with Slic3r and printed it on my MendelMax without support (although I had to monitor it and push down some of the very low angle parts that tried to curl). I also printed it with support but that required a lot of clean up. I think it might be possible to tilt it up on one corner and perhaps minimize the amount of support needed, but I haven't tried that. I've included STL files of a couple of flavors of the output, with and without a 0.3 mm extended bottom layer which serves to promote good adhesion to the platform.

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