SCRAP Humboldt solar wax melter with 3D printed molds

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The Parabolic Wax Melter utilizes 3-D printing capabilities and the energy produced from the Sun to heat and re-purpose crayons, candles, and other waxes. This design was created in the [ Humboldt State University] [[Engr215_Introduction_to_Design|Engineering 215]], for the client, [[SCRAP Humboldt]] whose goal is to “inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community.” (SCRAP)
== Background ==
The client [[Engineering 215]] is SCRAP a design class at [[HumboldtState University]] that, a subproject of SCRAP; a nonprofit organization located in Portlandeach semester, Oregonpartners with a local community business to improve student experience and to improve the business partner. For the 2013 Spring Semester, Engineering 215 has partnered with [[SCRAP Humboldt was started in 2011 when the oldest recycling plant in the area was closed and Director Tibora Bea Girczyc]], a non-Blum along with other artists profit organization that promotes creative reuse and educators took actionup-cycling.
== Problem statement and criteria ==