Print-a-Thon and International Flash Print FAQ
WHEN AND WHERE IS THE EVENT TAKING PLACE?
The event will be open to the public on Saturday, December 13 at 2 pm . The 3D printing will occur from Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5 PM PST through Saturday, December 13, 2014 5 PM PST at Airwolf 3D headquarters in Costa Mesa, California
WHAT IS A ROBOHAND?
A Robohand is a 3D printed prosthetic hand with functional, articulated fingers
WHAT IS THE AIRWOLF 3D PRINT-A-THON?
It is an event hosted by Airwolf 3D where we will print Robohands continually for 24 hours
CAN I ATTEND THE PRINT-A-THON?
Yes, members of the public are more than welcome to attend and help us break the world record for most 3D printers operating at one time. Please join us at 2pm on Saturday, December 13 and be part of the festivities!
CAN I BRING MY PRINTER?
Please do! Guests are encouraged to bring their 3D printers and print a Robohand along with Airwolf volunteers. Join us as we break the world record and be a part of history!
WHERE CAN I DROP OFF MY PRINTER FOR THE EVENT?
There will be 10 minute parking in front of our headquarters during the event. Airwolf 3D staff will be available to help unload and set up your printer
DO I HAVE TO STAY THE ENTIRE TIME?
No, you can start your print and come pick up your printer later when your Robohand has finished.
WHERE CAN I PARK?
The business park surrounding Airwolf 3D has many available parking spots, and there is also street parking available on Pullman street.
IS THIS A CHILD FRIENDLY EVENT?
Yes, children are welcome
IS THIS A PET FRIENDLY EVENT?
Due to potential hazards to animals, unfortunately, we cannot allow any pets in our facility
DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN MATERIALS?
We are printing the Robohands in ABS and PLA. You are welcome to bring your own filament, or we have 2.85 mm filaments available for purchase
WHY ARE WE ONLY PRINTING ONE SIZE OF ROBOHAND?
The folks at Robohand told us this is the most requested size. We want to make sure they have enough of the Robohands they need to help as many people as possible. However, Airwolf 3D will print other sizes during the Print-a-Thon.
WHAT IS THE AIRWOLF 3D INTERNATIONAL FLASH PRINT?
An event that will be held in conjunction with the Print-a-Thon. Makers who cannot join us at the Print-a-Thon will be able to download a gcode file and print their own Robohand to donate. Email, tweet, or tag us in a photo of your Robohand and we will feature you in our count. We have people from all over the world joining us as we lend a helping hand.
WHERE CAN I FIND THE GCODE?
You can find the gcode and additional information about the event on our event page here.
WHERE DO I SHIP MY COMPLETED ROBOHAND?
Ship your Robohand to:
I DON’T HAVE A 3D PRINTER. CAN I STILL HELP?
Absolutely! You can donate a roll of filament for $25 and we will print up to 5 Robohands for you! Visit our page to contribute, and we will attach your name to your completed Robohands. You can also promote this event on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and spread the word about the Print-a-Thon and Flash Print.