P9 – Automated FoamDome #1 (ENSAPM 2011)

During this 5th Year 1st Semester project, I decided to implement and test some robot control features in Grasshopper (cf. the HAL Robot Programming and Control page) to begin to produce large scale prototypes.

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Optimization of the geometry of a parabolic shell to be produced using 6-axis hotwire cutting

Voute ++ BBoxes

  • Nesting of the parts to be produced in standard insulation foam panels

    nesting-

  • Preview of the first 3 steps of the process

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  • Toolpath generation and simulation

    Robot 1

  • Preview of the software interface

  • Cutting Process

Final pavilion

Dimensions (m): W=1.6, L=2.4, H=2.7

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