• An Open Source Filament Extruder for 3D Printer

      Create filaments for FDM printing of your choice, by yourself, thanks to this self buildable machine that gives new life to PLA, ABS and PET leftovers.   Even if their price decisively fell in the last...

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  • Happy new year from Open-Electronics.org: best posts in 2016, thank you!

    We had a great year here at Open-Electronics.org, we thank you for staying with us! We would like to thank our followers one by one but, hey! You’re too many! Just an hint on the top 20...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Print with Chocolate in two colours with 3Drag Choco Big Dual Extruder

      Let’s create a new evolution for our 3Drag printer, with a dual extruder for the printing of chocolate items of two types or colours. The 3Drag printer has been our answer to the growing need –...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • An Arduino-controlled automated whiskey distillery

    A perfect complement to open-electronics’ Drink Maker automatic drink “printer”, here it is the Arduino controlled whisky distillery! If you simply want to have a drink now and then, building your own automated distillery probably isn’t the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years ago
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  • Crowd4Africa – 3D printed prosthetics for african hospitals with 3DRag and EWE Delta: charity campaign on Eppela

    A few days ago, in an event organized by Maker Faire European Edition 2016 committee, I had the chance to meet Renato Reggiani, cofounder of BioPic (a very interesting project too) that told me about his charity...

    • Posted 2 years 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 2 years ago
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  • Happy Open Year! Top 10 OpenSource projects

    A new year started, leving behind a 2015 rich in many projects, innovations and new opportunities offered by the open source hardware community. We hope that this year will be even better, and that will be another...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The 3DRAG CHOCO (Chocolate 3d printer) Cooling system explained

      The best result when printing chocolate objects is obtained by cooling quickly the deposited layers, by means of a jet of cold air; here is the device that allows you to do so.  Aside from maintaining...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 3Dprint your halloween special with 3Drag

      The night of the witches is coming: we need thus to gear up with a suitable decoration, so to create an atmosphere worthy of this celebration. For this circumstance there are many suggestions on the Internet,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Barilla 3D Printed Pasta: less than 2 minutes for a nice dish!

    On December, 2014 Barilla launched a contest to get ideas about new 3d-printed pasta: More than 530 international product designers from more than 20 countries took up the challenge, producing 216 design concepts to be evaluated by...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 3D Scanning with Microsoft Kinect

    Microsoft Kinect for Xbox revealed itself as an excellent scanner, with which to acquire the shape of items. Let’s see how to use it along with ReconstructMe, that in its more recent versions allows the creation of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit, made with 3DRag printer!

    In what may be one of the most detailed and largest prop/costume projects we have seen to date, a 20-year-old Marvel Comics enthusiast named Ross Wilkes has created a 3D printed life-sized Iron Man suit. The project...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Syringe Heater for 3Drag chocolate printer

    Today we present the heater capable of keeping two syringes loaded with chocolate always ready for using with the 3Drag. A couple of months ago we tried to surprise you by showing another astonishing transformations of our...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Assembling the Choco 3Drag Printing Syringe

    To make the 3Drag printing chocolate objects we have assembled a special extruder (to replace that one used for extruding plastic materials) starting by a very common 60 ml syringe. One NEMA17 stepper motor drives the piston...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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