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Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer, 2012

This is a Desktop 3D Printer. It was manufactured by MakerBot Industries. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is powder-coated steel, pvc, acrylic, bronze, lcd screen, led lights, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Desktop 3D printers allow anyone, anywhere to become a designer and manufacturer of objects. Since their invention, 3D printers have created everything from pacifiers to titanium surgical implants. The Replicator 2, the fourth generation from MakerBot, comes fully pre-assembled and offers new capabilities for making professional-quality models.

It is credited Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 56 × 49 × 42 cm (22 1/16 × 19 5/16 × 16 9/16 in.)

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Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer, 2012; Manufactured by MakerBot Industries ; powder-coated steel, pvc, acrylic, bronze, lcd screen, led lights, electronic components; H x W x D: 56 × 49 × 42 cm (22 1/16 × 19 5/16 × 16 9/16 in.); Gift of Robert M. Greenberg; 2017-51-7

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Bob Greenberg Selects.

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