ganter on October 20, 2012

The UW WOOF (Washington Open Object Fabricators) team submitted their ideas to change the world using 3D printing for the 2012 3D4D Challenge. The 3D4D Challenge: Relieving Poverty, Encouraging Innovation “Do you have a transformational idea that could leverage 3D printing technologies to deliver real social benefits in the developing world? Would you welcome the chance […]

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medema on October 15, 2012

The student edition of SolidWorks does not support exporting designs as .stl files directly. Here’s a (free) work-around: A 3D viewing program called SolidWorks eDrawings installs alongside SolidWorks. Open your part in eDrawings; Save As an .stl. There is a bug in eDrawings, which incorrectly scales the part from inches to meters but fails to […]

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