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4. Set out drawings
       
     
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Artist: Simon Gilby [www.simongilby.com.au]

Technical Support: if/LAB

Client: Ningaloo Centre, Exmouth

Status: Complete

Fabrication: Simon Gilby

SPECIFICATIONS:

Maximum weight (per load point) : 150kg

Maximum weight (sculpture) : 150kg (3mm welded stainless steel mesh @ 70mm node density)

Hanging wire: 2mm dia. 1x19 Stainless 316 Rigid Wire w/ 340kg breaking load

1. Photograph of complete artwork
       
     
1. Photograph of complete artwork
2. CNC Foam Mold
       
     
2. CNC Foam Mold

The computational model was used to create a 1:1 foam model that was used by the artist as a guide. The whale shark mold was digitally fabricated with a 5-axis robotic CNC machine .

3. Photograph of complete artwork
       
     
3. Photograph of complete artwork
4. Set out drawings
       
     
4. Set out drawings
5. Screenshot of digital model
       
     
5. Screenshot of digital model