Magic Technology: The Solar Sinter


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Last month, ‘industrial designer and tinkerer’ Markus Kayser went out into the Sahara desert to field-test two devices he’d spent the last year developing: a solar powered laser cutter and the Solar Sinter (above), a 3D printer that makes glass objects whose only power source is the sun and whose only consumable is sand.

He calls it ‘desert manufacturing’.

It’s brilliant.

More videos on Markus Kayser’s website.