Category Archives: Arc Reactor

Evolution of an Arc Reactor – A Photo Diary

From cardboard to fully detailed prop, here is a photo collection chronicling the development of an Arc Reactor.

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Short Demo Video:


Bonus Halloween Pic:

Tony Stark

Iron Man Arc Reactor

Since I’ve already got a Bluetooth-controlled lighting system for an arc reactor (more on that later!) I wanted to 3D print a nice arc reactor frame to house those electronics and finish the effect!

I’ve been printing 3D parts modeled by Skimbal here:

I’m still very much a novice at 3D printing, but I am happy with how the parts are turning out. Once I sand and paint the pieces and assemble everything, it will look great!

Arc Reactor Parts Arc Reactor Coming Together Arc Reactor Lighting Test


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