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Giant 3D printed human

Sculpture took over a month to print

By Katyanna Quach, 6 May 2016

A new Guinness World Record has been set for the tallest 3D printed sculpture of a human, which measures 2.05m from head to toe.

The scan, by Birmingham-based Backface, was slightly reworked by an artist before it was sent off to a ProJet 660 printer. It took a over month’s worth of (almost) non-stop printing power to build this massive human shaped statue. Made up of 50,000 layers, each 100 microns thick, the sculpture weighs around 15kg. The sculpture is of Jon Bentley, a presenter on Channel 5’s Gadget Show and shows him waving with a deadpan grin on his face.

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