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    An open source 3D Scanner made with Raspberry Pi

      By making use Raspberry Pi, we created an easy to build 3D scanner to be used for the acquisition of three-dimensional models via a video camera and a laser   3D printing keeps on establishing itself,...

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    Discovering OpenSCAD – part 2: advanced functions

      Here we complete the overview of the free 3D modeling and editing software by creating modular models that can be assembled together.  OpenSCAD is a free 3D modeling software whose strength is the capability of creating more...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Discovering OpenSCAD – part 1: basic functions

      Who prints 3D objects needs a 3D modeling and editing software to create and edit files; a good example is OpenSCAD, that is also a nice resource to modify and process most of Thingiverse files.   With “3D modeling” we mean the design of a three-dimensional shape, the...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    Which is the best (open source) 3D printer?

    3D printing is being part of our lives and we’re probably getting used to the idea of doing it to innovate and improve our work, and why not, our daily existence. It is always worth to look...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    New ORNL study: A full overview of metal 3D printing technologies and their bright future

    Metal 3D printing is currently being used for the development of some of the most exciting 3D printed parts around, from airplane engine components to space-bound satellites. But the reality is that metal 3D printing encompasses a...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Full Graphic Smart Controller display for 3Drag 3Dprinter

      Let’s substitute our 3D printer’s command panel with a dot-matrix that enables the display of graphics, function icons and animations.   We would like to remind you that our 3Drag printer (that prints plastic items of...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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    How to evaluate a Stereo Lithographic 3D Printers

      Introduction In this short document by RobotFactory, we will try, within the limits of our knowledge and of course more objectively possible, to identify what are the parameters distinguishing the various stereo lithographic 3D printers on...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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    The 3Drag Big: stretching 3Drag’s printing capabilities

      When the standard model is not enough, you can “stretch” the printer to print objects up to 400x200x200 millimeters. Here’s how to make the change.   To print great objects, you need a great printer -and...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Amazing Open Source 5-Axis 3D Printer Created by University of Oslo Master’s Student 

    When we think of desktop FDM/FFF 3D printers, we typically picture a gantry style Cartesian-based machine, or a Delta robot style printer. These machines are capable of 3D printing objects based on three axes: X, Y, and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Watching MIT’s Glass 3D Printer Is Absolutely Mesmerizing

    Inspiring innovative 3d printer from MIT, capable of printing with melted glass. Apart from the artistic application, could you guess the impact on the hi-tech industry using glass and silicon-based materials? Called G3DP (Glass 3D Printing) and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Michigan Tech is printing nerve tissue with low cost BioBot 3D

    “We are born with all the nerve cells we’ll ever have, and damaged nerves don’t heal very well.” How many of you have heard this statement? That’s not true anymore! On one side, latest studies on neuroplasticity...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Oculus Rift Release Date Unlikely in 2015

    Virtual reality headsets look like they will be the next battleground for the console wars: Facebook purchased Oculus Rift, Microsoft has Hololens, Sony is developing Morpheus and Valve recently announced a partnership with HTC to create Vive....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    OsBot Human Bone Replicating 3D Printer will be ready soon?

    Advances in 3D printing technology have begun to have a transformative effect on the medical community. We’ve all read the stories of 3D printed hands and other prosthetic devices, but that is only scratching the surface of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    The advantages of RepRap 3D printing on farms

    Dr. Joshua Pearce of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Michigan Technological University has written an article on the advantages that 3D printing offers farmers in developing countries. Pearce explains “the growing number of free and open source...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Ozzie has a new 3D printed leg… A Golden Goose, from BunnyCorp

    BunnyCorp, a 3D design and engineering company from Johannesburg, South Africa, carried on a very nice project, among the many on prosthetic they are developing. This time, the news is about a 3D printed leg for an...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 100x faster 3D printing: the future is now!

    A new process for stereolithograpy has been revealed by Carbon3D, a $41M founded company by Sequoia Investment Capital. This technology allows a 25-100x faster printing by using a special process that involves Oxygen and UV light. Thanks...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • New open source recipe for a stereolithographic Resin, directly from Autodesk!

      After releasing their first, and open source, stereolithographic 3D printer, the Ember, Autodesk announced the release of an open source resin for Ember printer and all the other compatible printers from makers all over the world....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Home page – Google Science Fair

      Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or team from 13 to 18 years old. Submit before May, 19th to change our World! Here a video about what Science Fair is. Check...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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