ganter on December 30, 2011

Several groups have begun exploring 3D printing “out of the box” or mobile 3D printing. ****************************************************** Nazca City (Ciudad Nazca) by rodrigoderteano “Nazca City” is a land art project, the drawing of a true scale map of an imaginary city onto the surface of the Peruvian desert. To do this we built a robot […]

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ganter on December 23, 2011

We offered a new laboratory exercise in our Compute Aided Engineering class — Kiln Glass Casting.   We have been playing with direct 3DP molds for a little over a year now.   The way to know if you really understand something is to let students give it a go. This lab allows you to experience direct […]

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ganter on December 20, 2011

I just returned from a very interesting conference dealing with 3D printing (including hardware and software issues).   It was great to see old friends and even better to meet a collection of new ones.  What I liked most at this conference was the real diversity of viewpoints relating to additive manufacturing (AM) issues. A couple […]

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ganter on December 17, 2011

Wow, it seems clear that the general populace is very interested in 3D printing.   I based this conclusion on the close of the recent Kickstarter Project PrintrBot.    If my facts are correct, the PrintrBot project comes in as the second highest funded project of all time (the highest funded project is the TikTok watch at […]

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