3D Printing with Hemp

stanleygo


firepinto

Re: 3D Printing with Hemp
« Reply #1, on May 27th, 2014, 06:37 AM »
PLA plastic is made from Corn.  Maybe Hemp can be made into plastic too, I have no idea.  It probably never gets past the idea stage, and then the smoke clears.

Cycle

Re: 3D Printing with Hemp
« Reply #2, on April 7th, 2015, 08:38 PM »
Quote from firepinto on May 27th, 2014, 06:37 AM
PLA plastic is made from Corn.  Maybe Hemp can be made into plastic too, I have no idea.  It probably never gets past the idea stage, and then the smoke clears.
Henry Ford made a car with a body made of hemp back in 1941. It acted like plastic, In the video he hit it with a sledgehammer and it just bounced back.

Here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srgE6Tzi3Lg#