ganter on December 31, 2010

Our lab has been a place of great excitement over this past year.   We have been working hard on pushing the limits of what type of materials (and processes) are available in 3DP. We have come to love Moai (in fact some might say that Moai have become our lab mascot).    From our log files, […]

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admin on December 29, 2010

As the year draws to a close, we see quite a few posting on blogs and news services heralding “2010 = the year of the 3D printer or personal 3D printer.”   We have a slightly different idea of what might be going on!   Yes, personal fabrication is clearly on the rise.   We thank all […]

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ganter on December 17, 2010

We have been printing many, many molds and having great fun casting glass (more posts on that subject later).   It seems that our kilns have been going non-stop over the past week (what an exciting time in our lab). Today’s post is a new development that came as a result  of observing  the glass molds […]

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ganter on December 7, 2010

After our success, with glass casting in VOHP plaster (USG Hydroperm), we had a discussion in the lab about “What’s next?”.     The students in the lab are working on their final two class projects, one of which involves printing molding masters.  They use the masters to create plaster molds for slip casting.      It seemed […]

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admin on December 3, 2010

Last week, DHUB in Barcelona was a gracious host of Mark Ganter and Professor Dr. Salvador Borrós of Institut Químic de Sarrià-Universitat Ramon Llull.  The event (“Materiality”) was the part of a series of lectures presented by the Fabrication Laboratory: Full Print3D.   Salvador’s  presentation was an overview of the material science/material engineering  issues in the […]

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