admin on March 29, 2011

Folks we are hosted at a University and we have been on break for the past two weeks.   Thus, we haven’t really been doing Open3DP  things.  However, we are back in session now. AdderFab is the combined result of three separate Capstone student design teams over a span of over four years.   The original name […]

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ganter on March 21, 2011

All I could hear was the old jingle which was associated with a certain company’s Iced Tea product and its marketing campaign. We continue with our quest to experiment with a wide variety of materials for 3DP. Our previous materials were presented in: Bone Yard Salty Parts Here is another result from our Advanced RP/RM […]

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ganter on March 17, 2011

We continue with our quest to experiment with a wide variety of materials for 3DP. Our previous material was presented in: Bone Yard In our Advanced RP/RM (rapid prototyping/rapid manufacturing) course, I was discussing the course requirements. One our of requirements is an independent research project and report to be undertaken in teams of two […]

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ganter on March 15, 2011

We would like to share something we made: Patrick Hannan, Jared Knutzen, Nicholas C Lewis, Joy Markham AdderFab ME495 (Capstone Design) – University of Washington March 9, 2011 Stay tuned for more details…

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admin on March 10, 2011

We continue our quest to experiment with a wide variety of materials for 3DP.  This story starts almost one year ago.   While teaching our Advanced RP/RM (rapid prototyping/rapid manufacturing) course,  I was discussing the course requirements.   One our of requirements is an independent research project and report to be undertaken in teams of two (the […]

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ganter on March 4, 2011

One of the best parts of being involved with both new technologies and students is amazing things start to appear before your eyes.   Last night one of our Arts/DXArts student teams (Julianna and Kate) checked in.   They were interested in being able to build a Mendel or in our case a Clonedel.    A long time […]

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ganter on March 2, 2011

It seems that Matt at Metrix Create Space has been cloning up a storm.    He has Clonedel RepStraps coming out of the molds at regular time intervals.    Let the cloning begin! We’ve now posted the latest master pattern plate  files on Thingiverse.

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ganter on March 1, 2011

We have some really interesting work from our current students that we’d like to display.   However, in order to be fair to their efforts a little bit of background needs to be presented. Implicit Solid Modeling (ISM) is a function based modeling system that uses one of more implicit equations to model objects.  ISM is […]

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