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Making The Commonwealth Baton

Making The Commonwealth Baton

July 24th, 2014 / Posted by Maria Sarkar

After the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games last night, there is a lot of talk about the baton and the delay it caused. You may have heard all of this talk but did you know that part of the Commonwealth Queen’s Baton was actually printed on a 3D printer?

 

Commonwealth Baton

 

The titanium part of the baton that you can see in the picture above was created using cutting edge 3D printing techniques and titanium powder. You can find out more about the production process and even watch a video of the steps from idea to completion on the BBC News website

 

  Commonwealth Baton CAD    Commonwealth Baton 3D Printer    Commonwealth Baton Printed    Commonwealth Baton Finished
 

 

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