A Clever 3D Printing Pen That Converts Recyclable Plastic From Bags and Bottles Into Filament

The Renegade is a very clever 3D printing pen that uses recyclable plastic from bags and bottles to create inexpensive, readily available filament for creative projects. Developed by British 3D engineer Daniel Edwards, the pen mades it very to recycle and create at the same time. At present, Edwards is currently raising funds through Kickstarter to bring the Renegade and the accompanying Chupa Cut to market.

…we’ve all witnessed the mountains of used plastic bottles and bags that continue to critically pollute our environment… and that plastic is practically the same as that which is widely uses for filament production! That’s how Renegade was born. The perfect solid tool to eliminate overpriced filaments and to save the environment by directly recycling and reusing household plastic waste for 3D printing….Renegade is not the smallest, thinnest, lightest or cheapest 3D pen in the world. It doesn’t weld wires, burn wood, or cut through foam. And, it’s not in the Cloud. Renegade specialises in one thing, and one thing only – it prints 3D models by recycling your plastic bottles, files, and bags. It’s reliable, and it does it like a pro.

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