Sunday, 3 August 2014

Tourbillon 1000% brings 3D printing to watches ... sort of

Buying a mechanical watch with a finely-crafted tourbillon movement can set you back tens, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, but if you don’t mind one made out of plastic and a bit larger than usual, 3D printing may be the answer. Computer scientist and watchmaking enthusiast Nicholas Manousos has created a printable version of the famous watch movement called Tourbillon 1000%. Fabricated from thermoplastic and ball bearings, it may not be practical, but it's certainly eye catching... Continue Reading Tourbillon 1000% brings 3D printing to watches ... sort of

Section: Wearable Electronics

Tags: 3D Printing, Thermoplastic, Tourbillon, Watches

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