Schorsch is [printing sth. that is] going near space!

ROCKET_Tip01Recently, a guy named Karl called me with his idea of building a Model-Rocket in order to start his new life in Rocketscience.

He already had everything but the cap so he sent me a Rhino-file with his calculated shape and now we have a few Caps that should make the Rocket go about 500m high. Above you can see the tip right out of the printer (left) and after sanding/acetoning (center, right). It is about 2.4g for the cone and another 1.2 for the bottom. After sanding and acetoning the should be 3.4g in total for the tip. Not that bad – with a .3mm nozzle they could weight around 2g at all!

Maybe the future will bring us some lower restrictions here in Germany so that we can use stronger Motors to lift something more than a few hundred meters…

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