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#9AU7 | Reshape. Home | Eroticart-Shop. Branch Technology. Neri Oxman. MX3D. Robots to build canal bridge using 3D printing - Jun. 16, 2015. That's the plan at least, for an ambitious project that will use industrial robots to print a metal bridge over water by "drawing" steel structures in 3D. Dutch robotic printing firm MX3D is leading the gravity-defying build. Here's how it will work: Engineers start with a piece of metal attached to a canal bank. The robots begin at one side of the canal, adding small amounts of molten metal to create lines in midair. The lines intersect to create a self-supporting structure -- in this case, a bridge. "This bridge will show how 3D printing finally enters the world of large-scale, functional objects," said designer Joris Laarman.

It's early days for the robot bridge, and the team hope to begin construction by 2017. 3D printing continues to gain ground, for large and small objects. The technology is transforming lengthy prototyping processes in industries ranging from aerospace and consumer electronics, to medicine and cosmetics. The machines have gone mainstream in recent years. Carapace masks | Carapace Project. Home | Mathematical and Generative Graphics • subblue. Peter Ebner - 3M FutureLAB. Хидролок - Магазин за Професионални Металотърсачи и Металдетектори. Margot_Krasojevic_3dPrinted_Hanging_Lamp. 3D Printers, 3D Printing, 3D Parts and Rapid Prototyping | 3D electronic printing holds promise of various applications for Soldiers. <div id="others"><ul><li><a href="/media/322878/"><img src=" width="150" alt="3D printing" /></a><div class="title" style = "font-weight:bold;"></div><div class="caption">James Zunino, Picatinny Materials Engineer, displays a object that was created by an additive printing process. 3D printing gives engineers the flexibility to quickly print items of various shapes, materials and structure.

</div></li><li><a href="/media/322879/"><img src=" width="150" alt="3D printing 2" /></a><div class="title" style = "font-weight:bold;"></div><div class="caption">James Zunino, Picatinny Materials Engineer, displays a modular tool that can be added onto the Multi-Axis Modular Manufacturing Platform for additive manufacturing. Different tools allow the machine to perform different manufacturing techniques. </div></li></ul></div> PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. About us. We created Nervous System to explore a design approach that relates process and form in a context of interactivity and openness. Our trajectory focuses on generative design methods using both algorithmic and physical tools to create innovative products and environments.

Formally we are attracted to complex and unconventional geometries. Our inspirations are grounded in the natural forms and corresponding processes which construct the world around us. From coral aggregations to interference patterns, a study of natural phenomena is an essential ingredient to our design process. To evolve such forms, we systematically engage in generative processes. Instead of designing a specific form, we craft a system whose result is a myriad of distinct creations. These systems are interactive, responding both to changes in specific variables and to physical inputs. Our products are designed to be affordably and ethically made. ArtiVasc 3D. Michael Hansmeyer - Computational Architecture.

3D Printing Service UK |3D Prototypes | 3D Print UK. Atelier 145. Home MakerBot. A 3-D Printer For Every Home! (Yeah, Right) There are a few Holy Grails on the Internet--things that thou shalt not touch because the Internet is still pretty much run by geeks. You can’t criticize the hilarity and hive mind intelligence of memes, even when they’re, you know, really stupid. You can’t discuss the potential reasoning behind DRM, even when, to be a little fair, the web is a fantasy land of copyright infringement.

But maybe, more than any of these, thou shalt not question the obvious, inevitable future of 3-D printing. Because as we all know, one day, there will be a 3-D printer in every home, and when you need a new watch, pair of shoes or perfectly mapped sculpture of your inner ear canal, presto! , just print it! Well, I have bad news that will probably make a lot of intelligent people whom I respect very much shake their heads in disgust. 3-D printing is not “bigger than the Internet” or even as big as the Internet. 3-D printing is not the next home revolution.

For One, We Just Don’t Need That Much Crap. 3D-printed dress for Dita Von Teese. New York designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti have created a 3D-printed dress for burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. Images above and top by Albert Sanchez. Designed by Schmidt and generated by Bitonti, the floor-length nylon gown was made using selective laser sintering (SLS), where material is built up in layers from plastic powder fused together with a laser. The rigid plastic components are fully articulated to create a netted structure that allows for movement. Spirals based on the Golden Ratio were applied to a computer rendering of Von Teese's body so the garment fits her exactly. Draped over a nude silk corset, the black-lacquered dress is cinched in at the waist and exaggerated at the shoulders, and embellished with 12,000 Swarovski crystals. Other 3D-printed fashion we've featured includes Iris van Herpen's outfits shown at Paris Fashion Week.

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