Gallery: Amazing Solar-Powered 3D Printer Showcased at the London Desig...

Markus Kayser's brilliant solar-powered 3D printer works using two natural resources from the world's deserts that are in no jeopardy of being used up any time soon: sun and sand. The printer beams the sun's rays onto sand, which is then transformed into fascinating glass objects of an almost unlimited variety. We previously brought you a few images of the 3D printer being tested in Egypt, but today we snapped a few close-ups of the homegrown machine at the London Design Festival, where the Solar Sinter is proudly displayed at the Royal College of Art - Markus Kayser's alma mater.

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