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ANTHONY GOMES DEMOS 3D PRINTED

GUITAR FOR BASF AT AMUG CONFERENCE

April 26, 2018

Anthony performed and demoed the world's first high quality 3D-Printed guitar for the BASF corporation at this year's AMUG Conference in St. Louis.   

 

The design of the instrument itself tells the story of 3D-Printing through a process called Laser Sintering: the upper half of the guitar body is shaped like the molecular structure of polyamides, which is the material the guitar is made of.  Surrounding this is a crystalline structure, which represents part of the process of laser sintering; the material takes crystalline form during the production process. The upper right hand part of the body represents layers, as the production process is a layer-by-layer additive manufacturing process. And lastly the bottom half of the guitar represents the finished object.

The guitar was assembled and quality controlled by renowned guitar builder Ritter

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