Today, Visible Futures Lab staffer Chester Dols came by to pick up and clean a piece printed using our high definition Objet UV Photoresin printer.
Chester designed a "foot" to be used in his ceramic works.
The Objet printer cures photoresin using UV light within a matrix of partially cured resin that serves as the support structure for the actual print. This support structure must be cleaned off for mold-making.
The process can be laborious, but the result is a nearly smooth object devoid of the striations found in the more common FDM 3D-printing systems.