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Project data
Authors Jayant Chalke
Completed 2014
Made? Yes
Replicated? No
Cost USD $ 22
Export to Open Know How Manifest
Page data
Type Project
Keywords 3D printing, custom t shirt designs and prints, osat, PLA
SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SDG09 Industry
innovation and infrastructure
Authors Jayant Chalke
Kathy Nativi
Published 2014
License CC BY-SA 3.0
Affiliations MTU
Michigan_Tech's_Open_Sustainability_Technology_Lab
MY4777
Language English (en)
Page views 637


Print Out Custom T-Shirts at your Home right from your Desk with an Amazing 3D Printer!

Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

  1. PLA Filament ~ 22$ [1]

Tools[edit | edit source]

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer
  2. Create You Own Designs or Just download it from thingiverse [2] or similar

Skills and Knowledge[edit | edit source]

Key Points For Printing[edit | edit source]

  1. Calibrate you Z axis according to the thickness of your T-Shirt
  2. Leave like 0.5 mm of Clearance between the tip of the nozzle and the T-Shirt so that it doesn't drag along while printing

Cost savings[edit | edit source]

  • A commercially available T-shirt would cost somewhere between $5.99 to $24.99
  • 3D Printed would cost less than a Buck depending upon your custom designs/ Prints.
  • Some commercially Available Sites[3]
  • This is almost 98% Cost savings .