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Bacteriophage - T4 Virus

3D model description

Bacteriophage - T4 Virus model. This design is based on a collection of images found while searching various sources. It was printed and used for demonstration in a 10th grade biology class.
The "All Parts" file (Replicator 2X plate) setup to maximize print size. It is 250% larger than the individual part files. You can see how big it is compared to the computer mouse in the photo.

3D printing settings

Printer Brand:
MakerBot

Printer:
MakerBot Replicator 2X

Rafts:
No

Supports:
No

Resolution:
.3

Infill:
10%

Notes:
Nothing special about the print. No rafts or support needed. Overhangs are pushing the limits, but the use of a cooling fan helps.

Post-Printing

Glue parts together with super glue or ABS cement. Paint whatever color you like.

How I Designed This

This design is based on a collection of images found while searching various sources. It was printed and used for demonstration in a 10th grade biology class.

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License

CC BY


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