Active Extrusion

The active extrusion machine is a programmable system to control shape, size, direction, as well as variable hardness of an extruded part. This machine will be used to create custom structural members and bricks

  • Materials
    ceramic clay
    paper clay
    terra cotta

  • Extruder
    basic extruder w/ interchangeable dies/nozzles

    transition funnel block molding process

  • Dynamic Die/Nozzle
    aperture nozzle
    retractable pin die
    1 axis curve extrusion head
    2 axis curve extrusion head

    design development