thermoplastic welding machine
open-source system that generates a new production tool from the simplest mass production plastic joining technology, thermowelding by hot plate.
this democratic method aims to create a more flexible scneario. the machine blurs the separation between user and designer, while relativizing the importance of the originality of the result.
this formula understands that both humanity and design are living a revolution thanks to bridging collaborative design and technology. due to the increasingly interest of people to create and share their own designs, should we make the execution accessible to a greater number of people?
instructables were created and uploaded in the net in order to build the machine up and knowledge sharing. (download them here)