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3D printer and 3D printing news, trends and resources.

3D printer and 3D printing news, trends and resources.

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Download Faraday Motion Hypberboard R2 by Faraday Motion - Faraday Motion Hypberboard R2 +Upload Prints Zoom Item Details Comments Printing Details Faraday Motion is the open hardware/software platform for personal transportation. Exploring 7 materials with 3D printing April 13, 2013 Because the inherent nature of 3D printing opens new possibilities for shaping materials, Emerging Objects, a design and research company launched by Rael San Fratello Architects is able to create 3D printed objects using custom materials. These 3D printed objects created using salt, wood, nylon, concrete etc can be seen as sustainable, inexpensive, stronger, smarter, recyclable, customizable and perhaps even reparable to the environment. 1. Salt Salt for 3D printing is developed by Emerging Objects with Cal Berkeley architecture graduate student, Mark Kelly.

Printrbot jr assembly part 1 Finally got some time to work on assembling the actual printer. Started out with going through the LC parts to check if they were all there. Also snapped some photos of other components: printrbot Screws, nuts, etc. Nicely packed in sealed plastic bag. Comment une antenne imprimée en 3D pourrait changer Manufacturing 0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pin It Share 0 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 Reddit 0 0 Flares × Many people question the utility of 3D printers because they believe they’re only capable of printing simple plastic parts. 3D printers are capable of much more. For a while now they’ve been creating objects from glass, ceramic, and metals, among other basic materials. While that opens up doors to many other applications, including tools and parts for jet engines, many people still struggle to see how 3D printing will effect consumer products. Especially in an environment where many of the products we buy have electronics built-in. Think about the products you’ve bought recently or plan to buy in the future.

Kinematics Kinematics is a system for 4D printing that creates complex, foldable forms composed of articulated modules. The system provides a way to turn any three-dimensional shape into a flexible structure using 3D printing. Kinematics combines computational geometry techniques with rigid body physics and customization. Practically, Kinematics allows us to take large objects and compress them down for 3D printing through simulation. It also enables the production of intricately patterned wearables that conform flexibly to the body.

How to use Openscad (1), tricks and tips to design a parametric 3D object Part 1/5: Introduction to constructive solid geometry with Openscad Some technical and non-technical people keep asking me how I create new designs. As often, after a few personal replies, I end up heading to the blog to share the answer as they keep asking for more. Also I long wanted to write a pragmatic and step-by-step introduction to Openscad. The idea is to help people even with no programming skills (mostly in this part) and to bring newcomers to a point that they can design their own 3D objects (part two). If only a few readers switch to "designers" by reading this I will be quite happy. ColorFabb beta tests new PLA Bronze & BambooFill filament for 3D printers May 12, 2014 Dutch startup ColorFabb is known for developing innovative materials for desktop 3D printers. Founded in 2013 by Ruud Rouleaux, ColorFabb has successfully introduced materials such as PLA+PHA filaments, Woodfill filaments and ColorFabb XT (Co-Polyester) filaments. ColorFabb announced lately it plans to beta test two new materials: BronzeFill and BambooFill which are scheduled to launch in the next months.

Rapport McKinsey identifie également l'impression 3D comme une technologie disruptive clé 1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 1 Pin It Share 0 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 Reddit 0 1 Flares × James Manyika and other researchers at McKinsey have identified 3D printing as a key disruptive technology and believe by 2025 it will have a significant impact on the global economy. They forecast that by 2025, 3D printing in total could have an economic impact of $230 – $550 billion based on its ability to reduce cost and create value through customization. In the consumer space, the researchers believe 3D printing could impact products with high customization value including toys, accessories, jewelry, footwear, ceramics and apparel. McKinsey estimates global sales of these products could grow to $4 trillion a year by 2025 and it is possible that most of the consumers of these products (nearly everyone) could have access to 3D printing and might 3D print 5 -10% of all products in these categories.

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