AIRigami – 3D Robotic Printing of Foldable Pneus

by Vanessa Leonhard

AIRigami a master thesis by Vanessa Leonhardt fuses Origami and Pneumatics. A robot equipped with a FDM extruder is 3d printing linear pattern on sheets of different materials. A second layer of ironed on top to for a cushion. The cross section of the printed pattern controls the folding direction.

Thesis supervision: Andrea Rossi, Alexander Stefas