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TEDxEWB Talk: Adrian Bowyer at Imperial College, London, introduces RepRap RepRap is humanity's first general-purpose self-replicating manufacturing machine. RepRap takes the form of a free desktop 3D printer capable of printing plastic objects. Since many parts of RepRap are made from plastic and RepRap prints those parts, RepRap self-replicates by making a kit of itself - a kit that anyone can assemble given time and materials. It also means that - if you've got a RepRap - you can print lots of useful stuff, and you can print another RepRap for a friend... RepRap is about making self-replicating machines, and making them freely available for the benefit of everyone. is a community project, which means you are welcome to edit most pages on this site, or better yet, create new pages of your own. RepRap was the first of the low-cost 3D printers, and the RepRap Project started the open-source 3D printer revolution. RepRap was voted the most significant 3D-printed object in 2017.

Options You might also want to look at Resources . Perhaps some or all of that page should be merged into this page. (Discuss) This page attempts to make some sense, in general, of how all the pieces fit together to create a RepRap. YouTube Heated "One on One" debate between Cenk Uygur (The Young Turks) and Ann Coulter at the 2015 Politicon Conference in Los Angeles. Friday October 9th Hour 1: Power panel live at Politicon, Cenk, Ben, Iadarola, and Jimmy in front of a live audience. Talk about another shooting at another college campus this morning. One person is dead at Northern Arizona University. – Supported by The Ecological Sequestration Trust is an open-source, cloud-based regional platform, which gathers satellite/earth observation, open government and crowd-sourced economic, social and environmental data together in one place, in an understandable, palatable and visual format. Backed by an advanced systems model1, integrates human-ecological-economic systems2 and calculates the current resource flows from economic, human and ecological activity and the impact on human well-being. With this base, it can be used to visualise and predict the outcome of different scenarios which results in better planning and decision-making for a achieving transformation to a more resilient city-region.

Melzi Melzi Release status: working Introduction A compact all-in-one controller board for RepRaps with one extruder head, optimized for mass production. The point of RepRap is to make itself, of course. But sometimes people just want plug-and-play RepRap electronics so they can concentrate on the other aspects of the machine, or just because they are more software or mechanics oriented than electronics oriented.

Using SketchUp for 3D printing Introduction SketchUp ( link ) is a highly popular 3D modeling tool made by Trimble. Cura can directly import the ".dae" file format that SketchUp natively export to. This can be done as follows: RAMPS 1.4 Release status: Working In RAMPS 1.4, the resistors and capacitors are now surface mount to fit more passive components. This does add another set of steps to assembly, but we stuck with larger sizes to make it fairly painless. Reference board orientation is component side up, power inputs to the left.

Publications Cities Alive looks at how we can build nature into our urban systems at all scales through high quality landscape design, via new development or retrofitting through a green infrastructure design approach. The publication analyses existing research and trends in landscape design, drawing out key elements which can help deal with rapidly rising urban populations, mitigate climate change and produce integrated solutions. It shows how the creation of a linked ‘city ecosystem’ encompassing parks and open spaces; urban trees, streets, squares; woodland and waterways can help create healthier, safer and more prosperous cities. To realise this vision, green infrastructure has to now take a more influential role in the planning and design of cities and urban environments. Cities Alive is a collaborative initiative by our Landscape Architecture practice and our Foresight + Innovation + Research team.

Category:MOST The Pearce Research Group at Michigan Tech in Open Sustainability Technology focuses on open and applied sustainability, which is the application of science and innovation to ensure a better quality of life for all, now and into the future, in a just and equitable manner, whilst living within the limits of supporting ecosystems. Specifically we are interested in exploring the way solar photovoltaic technology can sustainably power our society and how open-source hardware like open source appropriate technologies (or OSAT) and RepRap 3-D printing can drive decentralized local production and manufacturing (and maybe even social change)[1]. See Advancing Open, Sustainable Technology with 3D Printing We have a strong open access policy.

8 Tips for 3D Printing with Sketchup I am new to the world of 3D printing. So in this guest article, you’ll hear from expert 3D printer/designer Marcus Ritland from Denali 3D Design. He shares some tips to help you create amazing 3D printed models by designing them in Sketchup. [Update June 2014] Marcus has written a book about 3D printing your SketchUp models! Listen to my interview with Marcus, or grab the book here: 3D printing with SketchUp. 3D Printing

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