(Michigan Technological University) Plastic pulled from the waste stream can find new use with the Gigabot X, an open source industrial 3D printer. A team from Michigan Tech shows how three Gigabot-printed sporting goods — skateboard decks, kayak paddles and snowshoes — can help burgeoning makerspaces and fab labs economically sustain their 3D printing centers.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/mtu-i3p040919.php