ganter on June 26, 2010

For three weeks in May/June, Laura West has been the first visiting artist at Solheim Rapid  Prototyping Lab (actually she is the first visiting artist in the history of the engineering college).  Laura West is a sculptor who is a tenured faculty member at Fresno City College in California. Laura came to us to study […]

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ganter on June 22, 2010

Disseny HUB Barcelona (DHUB) contacted our team at the Solheim Rapid Prototyping Lab about participating in a future art and technology show “New scenarios in 3D design and production” running from 15 June 2010 until 29 May 2011. We were pleased and excited to participate in this show.    The Solheim Rapid Prototyping Lab at the […]

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ganter on June 14, 2010

Two of our students (Nicholas C Lewis and Marcus Lew) along with some faculty have been fabricating RepRap Mendels this quarter.  In a university term (about ten weeks), they have managed to get three Mendels built and running.  Wow! In a post quarter meeting, we predict that we could fabricate about one Mendel a week […]

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admin on June 10, 2010

Late in 2009, the  good folks at Disseny HUB Barcelona (DHUB) contacted our team at the Solheim Rapid Prototyping Lab about participating in a future art and technology show “New scenarios in 3D design and production” running from 15 June 2010 until 29 May 2011. We were pleased and excited to participate in this show.    […]

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admin on June 3, 2010

New & Improved, Please see: http://open3dp.me.washington.edu/2010/11/plaster-powder-vohp-version-out-of-the-bag-hydroperm/ {Mendel Parts?} We’ve have been using this plaster based replacement powder over the last two years.  The recipe is simpler and more available than our previous plaster recipe.   It was developed over a period of  about one year.  It has ok damp strength, good green strength, and is quite […]

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It seems that open engagement at  work in the 3DP community.   In a recent post in the DIY 3DP group, one of its members (threedlabs) has provided details of a new eXperimental Solution which seems to work for 300 class hardware (basically any of the HP head models). “From information obtained through patents, an HP10 […]

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