Our extruder has a 2 hp motor, which is very powerful relative to some other Precious Plastic machines we’ve seen. We’ve found it is best for making beams and injection molding, vs making pots or hand molded items. At such a high speed, and without a variable drive, it works best for hot and high speed extrusions. Here are some of the beams we’ve made:
Below. Check out some beams made by Eric and Chris at Hedron Hackerspace with our extruder!