World's largest 3D printed sculpture close to completion in Rotorua

The machines have been running 21-hours a day for over two months, but what will be the world's largest 3D printed sculpture is nearly finished.

The machines have been running 21-hours a day for over two months, but what will be the world's largest 3D printed sculpture is nearly finished.

Taking shape at  Kilwell Fibretube in Rotorua the 12m high, 3.8-tonne artwork will be flown in two parts by helicopter to Rotorua's Hemo Gorge roundabout sometime this Spring. 

It's the culmination of 16,500 hours of 3D printing time to date and Craig Wilson, Kilwell chief executive, gave councilors a tour of their production site on Tuesday and a glimpse of how the giant sculpture was taking shape.

 

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