Those of you that enjoy making jewellery or anything else for that matter, that might need to be electroplated, may be interested in a new desktop electroplater called the Orbit1 that is capable of coating almost anything in metal.
The Orbit1 has been designed by Monolith Studio and is capable of coating your creations from just $2/g. Watch the video below to learn more about the new desktop electroplating system that could revolutionise the way you work.
Monolith Studio has taken to Kickstarter to raise the $200,000 it requires to take its prototype device into production and with still 59 days remaining on their campaign and thanks to 44 backers the company has already raised nearly $40,000.Monolith Studio Inc. explains little more about their electroplater.
“Orbit1 is an electroplater that allows you to plate just about everything. Look at the trumpet we 3D printed and plated with Orbit1! You can even make your own musical instrument at home. Using Orbit1, you can coat your works in metal, even gold, in three simple steps. First, clean and polish your object, next spray the conductive paint, then click start. Orbit1 will metallize your design, empowering you with the Midas touch from your tabletop. Orbit1 is a step forward in the 3D printing world.
Makers, jewellers, engineers, designers, scientists, tinkerers, and artists have all been longing for a simple way to refine their 3D printed objects. Here comes the smart and speedy solution. Applicable to jewellery design, industrial design, rapid prototyping, mechanical parts, specialty electrical parts, molding/casting kits, and more. Make your own PCB right at home; create presentable jewellery models. With just one touch.”
For more information on the new Orbit1 desktop electroplater jump over to the Kickstarter website for details and to make a pledge from $1,999 for early birds.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, DIY Projects, Hardware, Top News