CandyFab relaunched

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Forget about machines that can replicate themselves, what we want is a machine capable of making an 8 inch wide hollow torus out of sugar. The CandyFab project has been around for a while, but with the release of the new machine, the CandyFab 6000 they are reinventing the project. Built from the ground up to be a candy constructing beast, the CandyFab 6000 might be a little smaller than the previous version, but it’s much better designed. You can get more details on the new wiki site.


  1. Hackius says:

    How the hell do evil mad scientist labs stay in business? They develop these awesome projects but for the life of me I can’t figure out their business model
    Not to mention they seem to have a big staff.

  2. smartchild says:

    maybe they get alot of advertisements or everything they sell is much much cheaper to make then what they sell it for

  3. tom says:

    maybe they just love what they do

  4. Hackius says:

    Love what they do doesn’t pay for rent or build materials.

    Don’t get me wrong… they’re awesome but they act like they’re a VC funded company.

  5. cyanide says:

    they should use a laser instead of a heater. this would allow for more precision.

  6. Hirudinea says:

    A laser and confectioners sugar, it has a much finer crystal size, that would be sweet.

  7. andre says:

    could also use some sort of plasma/HV sugar melting trick.. ? would also be a lot finer than a conventional heater, and relatively easy to do using two carbon electrodes.

  8. Jim says:

    Forgive me if I’m wrong but will the “hollow torus” really be hollow or will it be full of granulated sugar?

  9. stunmonkey says:

    What do you mean this isn’t self-replicating.

    Its precisely as ‘self-replicating’ as the CrapRap, and it seems to count for some reason, so why not this one?

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