Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts - 3ders.org (blog)   

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          Cardiologists Assisted By 3D Printers   

Patients with irregular heart beats are getting help from 3D printers. KYW's Lynne Adkins reports.


          Risk assessment of 3D printers and 3D printed products   
The assessment was based on results from a number of chemical analyses of selected materials printed by the 3D printing techniques Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Stereolithography (SLA) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).
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          Yes, You Can Totally use Beer, Coffee and Hemp for 3D Printing   
By CNN Money
Sure, 3D printing is cool, but a startup in Fargo, North Dakota, is taking it to the next level.

3DomFuel is recycling a collection of unusual products and turning them into material called filament that can be used for 3D printing.

"You can 3D print products made from beer, coffee and hemp," said 26-year-old John Schneider, cofounder and chief marketing officer of 3DomFuel, a maker of 3D print filament dubbed 3D-Fuel.

"The dominant material for 3D printing is still plastic for both desktop printing and commercial 3D printing," he said.

But Schneider and his business partner Jake Clark, 24, were itching to try something unique.

"It's already a pretty competitive market for plastic filaments," Schneider said. "We wanted to differentiate ourselves."

Their search for unconventional materials began in 2015.

"We found a local company that specialized in mixing agricultural waste with plastics to create new materials," he said. "It was doing this with coffee waste from local roasters and we decided to try it."

Although it took about a dozen tries before the process worked, the duo was pleased with the results. Not only was 3D-Fuel able to extrude the coffee-based raw material into filament, "it also smelled so good, like sweet latte," said Schneider.

Aesthetically, the coffee filament -- appropriately called "Wound up" -- offers more texture than plain white and off-white alternatives.

"The color of it is deep brown with varying shades of brown flecks in it," Schneider said.

What could you make with it?

"It's perfect for printing novelty items like coffee filter holders and sleeves for cups but not a coffee cup itself," he said. "It's still plastic material and not ideal for hot beverages."

Coffee was only the beginning: "It worked out so well for us that we wanted to try other intriguing materials," Schneider said.

Those included beer and hemp. The beer filament, called "Buzzed," is made using waste material from the malting process mixed with plastic. Meanwhile, the 3D hemp filament is called "Entwined" and includes byproduct from industrial hemp crops mixed with plastic.

"Many people have asked us if the beer filament smells like old beer. Luckily it doesn't," he said. "It's pleasant, like freshly-harvested barley."

The smell, however, evaporates once the printing is done. "It's the same thing with the coffee-based material," he said.

Currently, 30% of 3DomFuel's product mix includes filaments made from unusual materials. "We're already experimenting with more materials to grow our offerings of recycled filaments," he said.

Even though coffee, beer and hemp-based filaments cost about 60% to 80% more than the standard plastic filament (with an average price of $49.99 for a 500g spool), Schneider said demand has been robust.

"The word is spreading," he said. "We're seeing double-digit sales for these materials."

Schneider said customers are using Buzzed to 3D print custom beer tap handles, coasters and 6-pack holders, too.

"Folks from the hemp industry have reached out to us," he said. "They love seeing other innovative ways to use hemp."

Schneider hopes the recycled filaments can one day be embraced by larger industries such as medical and aerospace manufacturers.

The efforts could also help address a longstanding question around waste in the 3D-printing industry.

"We're often asked what we do with old materials and old prototypes," said Schneider. "Now, we can show consumers how we are using renewable resources to support sustainable manufacturing."

Previously reported by CNN Money.

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          Research ND Awards Funding Requests Totaling $1,762.229   
By ND Commerce
The North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission awarded funding requests for seven Venture Grants, one Research ND grant and one Research ND BIO grant totaling $1,762,229 at its meeting on October 21, 2015.
 
Research ND promotes the development and commercialization of products and processes through industry/university research partnerships. Research ND provides matching funds to help companies pay for the university research.
 
Through Research ND and Research ND BIO, firms have the opportunity to leverage their research, development and commercialization funds and gain access to the creative talents and extensive research base of North Dakota’s Research Universities. Research ND and Research ND BIO matching funds are awarded on a competitive basis for projects based on proposals submitted jointly by researchers from a North Dakota research university and a private sector partner.
 
The Venture Grant Program is designed to help move university-developed technology into the marketplace through startup or spinout companies. The Venture Grant Program provides seed grants and matching funds to facilitate startup and spinout companies’ use of university technology.
 
The following awarded requests were funded:
 
Research ND
 
NDSU Research Extension Center in Carrington in partnership with IntelinAir, Inc. was awarded $62,291 to use thermal infrared sensors mounted to a hexarotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to collect high-resolution imagery to determine the harvest readiness of crops in the field.
 
Research ND BIO
 
UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Basic Sciences in partnership with Avianax, LLC was awarded $1,000,000 to develop anti-influenza A virus antibodies for the treatment of flu in poultry, dogs and humans using therapeutic goose antibodies.
 
 
Venture Grant Phase I
(This grant phase is used to determine the feasibility of building a business around university technology.)
 
NDSU Chemistry and Biochemistry was awarded $100,000 to develop modified forms of silicon which are free of contaminants such as heavy metals and toxic nonmetals that can be used as sensors and diagnostic tools in commercial applications.
 
NDSU Electrical and Computer Engineering was awarded $100,000 to develop a power amplifier for mobile phones that eliminates today’s key challenges of cost, size and battery-power.
 
NDSU Coatings and Polymeric Materials was awarded $100,000 to enable production of high value and high profit specialty polymers from vegetable oils. 
 
NDSU Mechanical Engineering was awarded $99,995 to develop an improved prosthesis design that addresses the major limitations of current total ankle replacement approaches.
 
UND Computer Science was awarded $99,954 to develop a technology that will characterize the performance of in-process 3D printing.
 
UND Electrical Engineering was awarded $100,000 to develop and commercialize a heart monitoring system using smartphones with no battery on the sensors side and no wire connection.
 
UND Electrical Engineering was awarded $100,000 to demonstrate a proof-of-concept of wirelessly powering industrial sensors through radio frequency (RF) at a distance and prototyping a power reception module system for industrial sensors.
 
The next deadline Research ND, Research ND BIO and Venture Grant applications is November 20, 2015.
 
The overall goal of Research ND, Research ND BIO, FAST Track and the Venture Grant programs is to have a long term positive economic impact on the State and Private Sector through various means including, but not limited to; economic diversification, improved production factors, and the development of new markets. For additional information, please visit www.ResearchND.com.  

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          Research ND Awards Funding Requests Totaling $733,256   
By ND Commerce
The North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission awarded funding requests for six Venture Grants and one Research ND Grant totaling $733,256 at its meetings held September 19, 2014.
 
Research ND promotes the development and commercialization of products and processes through industry/university research partnerships. Research ND provides matching funds to help companies pay for the university research.
 
Through Research ND and Research ND BIO, firms have the opportunity to leverage their research, development and commercialization funds and gain access to the creative talents and extensive research base of North Dakota’s Research Universities. Research ND and Research ND BIO matching funds are awarded on a competitive basis for projects based on proposals submitted jointly by researchers from a North Dakota research university and a private sector partner.
 
The Venture Grant Program is designed to help move university-developed technology into the marketplace through startup or spinout companies. The Venture Grant Program provides seed grants and matching funds to facilitate startup and spinout companies’ use of university technology.
 
The following awarded requests were funded:
 
Research ND
 
  • UND Mechanical Engineering in partnership with Technology Applications Group was awarded $34,073 to further characterize and modify the company’s coatings for applications in additional markets.
Venture Grant Program
 
  • NDSU Civil and Environmental Engineering was awarded $100,000 to address the feasibility and market of potential iron cross-linked alginate beads for phosphate removal from water bodies and the subsequent use of the phosphate containing beads as a slow release fertilizer.
 
  • NDSU Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering was awarded $99,214 to further develop the ability replicate specific human bone using 3D printing. The project will address the feasibility and market potential of producing human bone with specific characteristics (e.g. age, gender, bone density) for use in research settings.
 
  • NDSU Coatings and Polymeric Materials was awarded $100,000 to address the feasibility and market potential of the use of nanospheres in paints and coatings to increase the anti-corrosion properties of the paint when applied to metal.
 
  • NDSU Mechanical Engineering was awarded $99,969 to address the feasibility and market potential of new sensor technology to directly measure the soil environment. The sensors would be deployed during planting and are produced from renewable environmentally-safe materials.
 
  • NDSU Chemistry and Biochemistry was awarded $100,000 to address the feasibility and market potential of the use of inhibitor of gamma herpes viruses as a potential therapeutic agent. The Epstein-Barr virus (a gamma herpes virus) is one of the most common viruses in humans, is the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis and is associated with several forms of cancer including Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
 
  • NDSU Coatings and Polymeric Materials in partnership with Renuvix was awarded $200,000 to scale up production of novel resins and polymers derived from plant oils and sugars for commercial use. 
The next deadline Research ND and Research ND BIO applications is November 21, 2014.
 
The overall goal of Research ND, Research ND BIO, FAST Track and the Venture Grant programs is to have a long term positive economic impact on the State and Private Sector through various means including, but not limited to; economic diversification, improved production factors, and the development of new markets. For additional information, please visit www.ResearchND.com.  

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          Obsidian 3D Printer, la stampante nata da un ex manager di Apple   
Che fine hanno fatto le stampanti 3D? Il settore sembra essersi fermato, dopo la grande promessa di finire su tutte...

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it will be never be emphasized enough on how much 3D printing is adding excitement and helping teachers better transmit knowledgeable to kids as well as igniting the desire to create and engineer things in them. I would though love to have your input on bringing an affordable version of these on the table. while recently looking for other means in the additive manufacturing for kids I discover the <a href="http://tutorial45.com/3d-printing-pen-drawing-3d/" rel="nofollow">3D printing pen</a>s, and found it also a nice idea. (I wish to discover more when I thought 3D printers were the only way to go) by the way. My student love the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer. Regards
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Thanks for the tutorials, they are the best! I do not have a 3D printer yet but hoping to lay my hands on one very soon. In the meantime I've been trying to learn as much as I can, obviously learning 3D CAD is quite important. So in the meantime I have loaded FreeCAD as well as OpenSCAD to figure out how to create what I want while running stl files through Cura. So thanks to your help here, I am getting yet one more step closer to being able to "hit the ground running" when a printer appears in my garage!
          Wanhao Duplicator i3 Long Term Ownership Review   

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The Wanhao Duplicator i3 is my favourite printer out of my entire (always growing) collection. Why do I like this Chinese machine so much? Read on to find out!

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          Wanhao Duplicator 7 3D Printer Unboxing Review   

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          SD-Card Vs. Repetier Host   

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Best way to send G-code to your 3D Printer. Note: This analysis is based on my experiences with Repetier Host and the Wanhao Duplicator i3 V2. Other programs and printers may work differently. But, there are no large differences across budget printers in this analysis. TL;DR of course an Ultimaker will act differently that the […]

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          4D Printing Market - Global Economic Impact, Shares, Consumption Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Forecast to 2022   
4D Printing Market - Global Economic Impact, Shares, Consumption Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Forecast to 2022 Market Highlights: 4D printing is still an emerging technology which is an advancement to 3D printing. 4D printing allows the components to transform into another shape when exposed to heat or humidity or any other environmental stimuli. This technology advances the

          Misadventures in Additive Manufacturing #4 - GearBot   
This week in 3D Printing was all about gears!!!! Gears look really cool, so of course I printed out a bunch of gear things.

During the first half of the week I printed out these cube gears that I found on Thingiverse:




It's a fun thing to carry around and show people at school what 3D printers are capable of. Oh, and I entered it into a contest on Reddit for fun! check it out here.




I also tried printing out a better set of heart gears... except I ran out of red filament. :<


And lastly I printed out... *drum roll*


AIRPLANES!!!! :D I don't know what I didn't think of this in the first place. 


          Misadventures in Additive Manufacturing #2 - BrokenBot   
Hello and welcome back to my misadventures in additive manufacturing, a blog series that documents my exploration of the wonderful and potentially very frustrating world of 3d printing. Most recently I purchased a Printrbot simple kit and got it to function in about two days.

Recently I've been trying to print this large 'cute octo says hello' that I found on thingiverse. Unfortunately the print always takes about 2 - 4 hours and it keeps stopping due to things like tangled filament. So now I have three half printed octopi.

I was getting frustrated with the print so I scaled down the octopus to 30% and printed with a less dense infill and got it printed in just 8 minutes! Which was convenient because I had to leave for the day.


Also I printed some cuddling cats. :3


Unfortunately I was printing out a small companion cube from portal yesterday and the machine stopped mid print. :< 


I received an error message saying 'timer expired' and now I always receive a 'no such file or directory' every time I try to connect. I've checked all the wire connections multiple times and I tried rebooting my system multiple times with no success. Which means that something's wrong with the printer it's self. -.- I sent a support ticket to Printrbot and I think they're sending me a new controller board. Unfortunately that means I won't be up and printing again until next weekend. :< So that means I'll have to find something to keep me busy in the mean time. Maybe I'll try to master illustrator for my graphic design class or something.

Anyways, I'll continue posting about my misadventures in additive manufacturing here soon. My next post will be when I finally get my printer up and running again! Have a picture of 3d printed bottoms of octopodes: 






          Misadventures in Additive Manufacturing   
I've had my eye on 3d printing for awhile... so guess what's in this box!


That's right, it's a 3d printer! A 2013 Printrbot Simple to be exact. I went to a 3D printing expo last weekend so I finally decided to get one. The printer came as a kit that I had to build myself. I got it on Tuesday around noon and I got it built to how it looks in the picture below by around  2AM that night.


Unfortunately they left out the power cable so I had to synthesize my own. I cut the plug from an old computer and I soldered it to a female bullet power connector. I'm actually really happy with how this cable turned out, just look at those heat shrinks!


I got it printing by the next day. I stared out with a calibration object that I found on Thingiverse shown on the right below. I spent some time trying to get the filament to extrude correctly and getting the bed at the right level. After looking at the object all day at school I designed a counter part for the calibration object so they could be put together to form a cube (shown on left). I made it in Sketchup and you can download the stl here to print out yourself.


I printed out a companion cube too!


I switched to green PLA filament and it works much better than the red filament for some reason.



I started printing a "cute" octopus SD card holder late last night.


Unfortunately the filament got tangled up while I was sleeping and the print didn't finish. The below picture is how far it got. I'm planning on reprinting it tonight.


Some tips I learned:

  • The laser cut extruder was a pain. There was a feeder tube that sat above the hot it and they were difficult to align and a slight misalignment caused it to be too difficult to extrude material. The solution I found was to just get rid of the feeder tube, you really don't need it.

  • Leveling the bed is really important. If the bed is too far from the hot tip then the first layer turns out to be squiggly and ugly. If this is happening raise the bed so it's only a few fractions of a millimeter from the print head. I actually use blue painters tape to fine tune the leveling.




          3D printers will change manufacturing - The Economist   

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3D printers will change manufacturing
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MANUFACTURING advances often take time to catch on. Only later does their real significance become apparent. The flying shuttle, invented in 1733 by John Kay, a British weaver, allowed the production of wider pieces of cloth. Because its movement could ...


          Honey Bottle Inverter   

My family (and friends) like the convenience of Honey Squeeze Bottles however as the honey starts to run out it becomes annoying having to wait for the honey to fall to the top (when inverted) and of course, when the bottle is placed back down the honey runs back to the bottom.

I came up with this design to make it all a bit easier, particularly in the cooler months when the honey takes a long time to flow.

Just prior to use, remove the Honey Inverter Holder from the bottle (which is another part of this convenient design), and invert the honey bottle into the holder. It's that simple!

I trust others find this simple design as useful as we have. Just another example of how 3D Printing can make our lives a bit easier.


          Laboratory Technologist - National University of Singapore - Queenstown   
Familiarity with prototyping equipment like 3D printers and CNC mills. To assist in the setting up of 3D printers, laser cutters, drill presses, electronic test...
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          Grim Dawn Devs Celebrate 1 Million Sales With Sick Statue   
Not everybody cares about collectibles, and there's nothing wrong with that. But when your team busts out a giant 3D printed figurine to mark the one million sales mark for your game, it's hard not to be a little touched. More »
   
 
 

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          Envisioning a revitalized Detroit with 3D printing   
How a local development firm, a creative agency and the 3D printing company Stratasys used 3D printing to build support for a 50-block makeover of downtown Detroit.

          Award statuette. Digital Sculpting for Bronze Casting   

Award statuette. Digital Sculpting from customr's sketches for 3d printing and Bronze Casting.

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          Kickstarting Braille RPG dice   

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Emily writes, "64oz Games is working once again to improve Braille accessibility in popular board games, this time in tabletop RPGs. This kickstarter will allow them to purchase a high resolution 3d printer to produce a polyhedral die set (D4, D6, D8, D10, D12, D20 & Percentile) with Braille as well as print numbers. This will also allow them to continue to produce high quality Braille teaching materials that improve Braille literacy world wide." (more…)


          3D printed cochlear implants for your toys   


Building on their Toy Like Me accessories, Makies has shipped 3D printed cochlear implants for your 3D printed custom doll, in white or pink. (more…)


          Dolls with hearing aids, port-wine stains and canes   


Makielab, the 3D printed toy company my wife Alice founded, has created a line of toys for the Toy Like Me campaign, which urges toy companies to make toys that all children can see themselves in. (more…)


          The Marvel of 3D Print Material Profiles   

Today’s desktop 3D printer operators have a huge advantage over those from years before, through the magic of print...

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          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
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          PhD in Supply Chain Management / 3D Printing   
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Thema: PhD in Supply Chain Management / 3D Printing
Beitrag: PhD in Supply Chain Management / 3D Printing
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An der Copenhagen Business School ist derzeit eine Promotionsstelle an der Schnittstelle Supply Chain Management / 3D Printing ausgeschrieben, auf die ich hiermit aufmerksam machen möchte:
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Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 15. August 2017.


          Noble Audio Introduces 3D-printed Custom In-ear Monitors   
Noble Audio has introduced the very latest Stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing technology to its world-leading range of IEMs (in-ear monitors). Its new five-strong SLA range of custom-fit IEMs (CIEMs), uses advanced 3D printing techniques to slash waiting times to under a fortnight, bringing bespoke-fit monitors to enthusiasts’ ears faster than ever before. The new SLA …
          Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Learn how 3D Printing will Revolutionize Business   
EpisodeThis week’s episode I talk with Craig Walker, the “guru of 3D printing”. Many people believe 3D printing will literally revolutionize almost every industry on the planet. Craig Walker gives detailed examples on how it will change different industries. We also discuss the fact that in 3D printing the United States is behind China, Norway, and many other countries. Listen to this episode to hear what the industry is doing to change this.You may contact Craig Walker at the following: Phone ...
          Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Free Markets only Work if you Remove the Criminals: Part 2 – Professor William Black   
EpisodeBefore the start of Part 2, I provide a glimpse into next weeks show about 3D printing. Next week I interview, Craig Walker, the “guru of 3D printing”. Many people believe 3D printing will literally revolutionize almost every industry on the planet. Craig Walker will give detailed examples on how 3D printing will change different industries. Tune in next week to hear the full interview. Craig Walker can be reached at www.hightechradio.net Part 2 with William Black: Bill B ...
          Vehicles of the Law from Observations of the Fox   
I've been working on cleaning the house, 3d printing, and trying to organise illustrations and page layout for "The Law". That's why things have been going slowly here on the blog. So here's an update on those other things I've been doing, and how they...

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          Comment on Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids you’d love to try this weekend! by mperkins37   
never too early to get them interested in future tech
          Laboratory Technologist - National University of Singapore - Queenstown   
Familiarity with prototyping equipment like 3D printers and CNC mills. To assist in the setting up of 3D printers, laser cutters, drill presses, electronic test...
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          Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing   

          Laboratory Technologist - National University of Singapore - Queenstown   
Familiarity with prototyping equipment like 3D printers and CNC mills. To assist in the setting up of 3D printers, laser cutters, drill presses, electronic test...
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          Miel Daenens liked Ifigenia Lambrou's photo   
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          Cessna 152   

 Cessna 152
 Category: 3DLabPrint
 Description:  Description: 3d Printed Cessna 152 Kit Includes a mod (an extra part) to allow you to fix the motor from the back side so it does not gets too hot and also includes an extra cowl that instead  ... [more]
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 Date: 01/07/2017 21:27

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          SPITFIRE MK XVI   

 SPITFIRE MK XVI
 Category: 3DLabPrint
 Description:  Description: 3D Printed SPITFIRE MK XVI This Spitfire is a 3 channel plane (throttle, elevator and rudder) and requires something similar to a Turnigy D3530/14 1100KV (or a 3536 about 1000 kv) ... [more]
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 Date: 01/07/2017 00:06

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          MESSERSCHMITT BF 109 F or H   

 MESSERSCHMITT BF 109 F or H
 Category: 3DLabPrint
 Description:  Description: 3D Printed on PLA bioplastic MESSERSCHMITT BF 109 F or H The F Version is 89cm wingspan and cannot have landing gear. The H version is 103cm wingspan and has two versions, one wi ... [more]
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 Date: 01/07/2017 00:05

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          MESSERSCHMITT BF 109T   

 MESSERSCHMITT BF 109T
 Category: 3DLabPrint
 Description:  Description: 3D Printed MESSERSCHMITT BF 109T Lenght: 771mm, 30.35in Wingspan: 978mm, 38.5in Height: 170mm, 6.7in Wing area: 17.5 dm2 Wing loading: 51.0 g/dm2 Airfoil: aircombat modificated P ... [more]
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 Date: 01/07/2017 00:03

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          I saw this and couldn't believe it, Desktop Waterjet Cautter!   

I caught sight of this through a bulk email I receive and once in a while they show some interesting stuff. This one is the best in quite some time.

 

It's a desktop waterjet cutter! I could imagine if I had a 3D printer it would be right along side of it! It's part of a Kickstarter campaign and sometimes these things don't reach fruition so have a look but don't commit. If you do, it's your own choice!

 

WAZER | Now cut anything.


          Florida: Miami-Dade Public Library Converts Old Bookmobile Into Modern Technobus   
From the Miami Herald: To accommodate a generation that prefers to read on their devices rather than hardcovers or paperbacks, the Miami-Dade County Public Library System has converted one of its old bookmobiles into a mobile computer lab. [Clip] The Technobus, a mobile computer lab, features a 3D printer, 11 workstations for classes and a […]
          GeekList Item: Item for Geeklist "3D Prints for Board Games"    

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An item Board Game: Advanced Civilization has been added to the geeklist 3D Prints for Board Games
          FATHOM Revealed at RAPID as Early Adopter of Newest 3D Printing System by Stratasys   
Stratasys Introduces Automated FDM-Based 3D Build System Being Used at FATHOM&#39;s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Oakland, CA Oakland, California - May 9, 2017 - FATHOM, an advanced manufacturer with an expertise in 3D printing, is leveraging the Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator to push the limits of additive manufacturing. Many customers have adopted 3D printing as a means of production beyond the prototyping phase, and are using proven additive methods like FDM for high-value,...

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          Milacronâ�(TM)s DME Product Brand Announces Partnership with 3D Additive Leader ...   
CINCINNATI - Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced that its DME product brand, a leader in mold components, molding supplies and industrial supplies, has partnered with Linear AMS (a Moog Company) to offer metal 3D printed Conformal Cooling products to help improve productivity in the molding industry. TruCool&reg; is the new DME line of products designed to help moldmakers and molders with their mold...

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          Sciaky to Deliver Industry-Leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing ...   
This will be the first installation of a Sciaky EBAM&trade; metal 3D printing system in the Asia-Pacific region CHICAGO, March 14, 2017 - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that a Japanese supplier has purchased an industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM&trade;) system. This will be the first installation of a Sciaky EBAM system in the Asia-Pacific...

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           From Quantum to Edible - Gartner's Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2017    
Additive manufacturing is rapidly expanding. Startup vendors are bringing new technologies and services to market just as organizations are implementing 3D printing throughout their supply chains.The enterprise 3D printing...
          Tara Spies Smith posted a discussion   
Tara Spies Smith posted a discussion

Hosting Maker Days and Forging Collaborative Partnerships in Anticipation of an Academic Library Makerspace

Your Name and Title: Tara Spies Smith, Research, Instruction, & Outreach LibrarianLibrary, School, or Organization Name: Albert B. Alkek Library, Texas State University Co-Presenter Name(s): Jessica McClean,  Research, Instruction, & Outreach LibrarianArea of the World from Which You Will Present: San Marcos, TX, USALanguage in Which You Will Present: EnglishTarget Audience(s): academic librarians, public librarians, anyone wanting to initiate a maker culture and planning for a makerspace in the futureShort Session Description (one line): This session will highlight our experiences in planning and hosting three Maker Days at Alkek Library as a way to promote library resources, form collaborative partnerships with faculty from relevant departments across campus, gauge interest in maker culture, and position the library as a location for a potential makerspace.Full Session Description (as long as you would like):  In fall 2016 we hosted our first Maker Day event in the library. The purpose of the event was to promote library resources, particularly our new 3D printing service, and join in the growing maker culture on our campus and in our community. We offered a variety of creative stations in different media, a project handout board, and books for inspiration. Based on our assessments, our first Maker Day event was successful. We took our assessment data and used it to plan the next two semesters' events. Survey feedback showed that our attendees really wanted to learn new skills. This informed our decision to reach out to experts on campus to collaborate with us on mini-workshops at our most recent event.In addition to providing stress relief and a creative outlet for attendees, these successful Maker Day events help to position the library as a center for creative making and learning and enable us to form partnerships with researchers from other departments that are focusing on the evolving maker culture. These events align with the library's strategic teaching and research mission and also anticipate the addition of a permanent makerspace in the renovation of the library.Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://guides.library.txstate.edu/makerday, http://www.library.txstate.edu/                                                          See More

          New comment on Item for Geeklist "3D Prints for Board Games"    

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Related Item: Advanced Civilization

Wow, what a brilliant idea :)
          3D printers start to build factories of the future   
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          HangStand   
Here's a simple clip-like stand that you can use to hold the speaker. The design was made to be able to print in one piece, and without supports! the steepest angle a 3D printer can print at without needing to build supports is 45º. This means that even the triangle in the back can be printed withou...
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          Simple Fidget Spinner   
Simple Fidget spinner I have used four 25mm ball bearing. Print this model using a 3D printer. Fix the ball bearings on four holes of the model. Firmly attach the caps on the center ball bearing. That's it, your very own fidget spinner.
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          Square Spike Spinner   
its a square fidget spinner with spikes (please vote for me because i need a 3d printer)
By: colinvandermeer

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          SpinPro, 3D Printed 8 Sided Fidget Spinner   
This fidget spinner design of my own has equal weight on the ends, simple (somehow), fits like an ordinary fidget spinner but a little bit bigger, and each ring from the fidget spinner can move in two directions. The wings can move like another fidget toy but combined like 2 in 1.
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          Building and Testing a Budget 3D Printer Kit   
Budget 3D printer kits can get good results. However they do require a non trivial time investment. I estimate I spent ~20 hours of assembly, wiring, calibrating and learning, to get to a point I was happy with the prints. The printer I build was the Tarantula Tevo i3 2017 edition, based on the Prus...
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          The Lucky Spinner   
My design was made in a 3D printing program called TinkerCAD. This design was just for fun and based off of a 4 leafed clover
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          Arduino Minimal Drum Kit   
Hi.This is minimal drum kit using arduino UNO.First of all, please check this instructables page.E-drum With Small 3D Printer and Thick PaperSince I started making this, I was captivated by piezo and electronic drums.I was fascinated by a very simple mechanism of electronic drums and the great inven...
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          Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts - 3ders.org (blog)   

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Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts
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The Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia was developed to support undergraduate students majoring in archaeology at Virginia Commonwealth University. It was created in August 2011 as part of a project funded by the U.S Department of Defense Legacy ...


          Michaels - 40% Off All Regular Price Jewelry Making Supplies   

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          3D Concrete Printing   
How Could 3D Printing and 3D Concrete Printing transform and Loom The Construction Industry?
          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
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          Crazy ultrasonic 3D printer that can assemble electronics   

A Lithuanian firm known as Neurotechnology has developed a tool they’re calling an ultrasonic 3D printer. Constructed by the agency’s Ultrasound Analysis Group, it’s only a prototype at this stage and is simply able to assembling printed circuit board (PCB) electronics. In actual fact, it’s much less 3D printer and extra assembler, however the researchers […]

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          The Almost Working, DIY Underwater Scooter Pistol Thing   

A dive scooter, or a submersible ducted fan used by divers, is not a new invention. They’ve been around for years, used by everyone from the villain of the week on Miami Vice to professional divers. Now that high-capacity Lipos, 3D printers, and powerful brushless motors are cheap, it was only a matter of time before someone built a DIY dive scooter. [Peter Sripol] is the man, and he also built a dive scooter, underwater pistol thing.

[Peter]’s dive scooter is almost entirely 3D printed. That includes the ducted fans/thrusters. The electronics are what you would expect from a grab …read more


          The Almost Working, DIY Underwater Scooter Pistol Thing   

A dive scooter, or a submersible ducted fan used by divers, is not a new invention. They’ve been around for years, used by everyone from the villain of the week on Miami Vice to professional divers. Now that high-capacity Lipos, 3D printers, and powerful brushless motors are cheap, it was only a matter of time before someone built a DIY dive scooter. [Peter Sripol] is the man, and he also built a dive scooter, underwater pistol thing.

[Peter]’s dive scooter is almost entirely 3D printed. That includes the ducted fans/thrusters. The electronics are what you would expect from a grab …read more


          Comment on A Modest Proposal: Dueling 3D Printer Board Game by Artikelcara10   
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          I would like to hire a 3D Printing Expert by anunez42794   
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Recomendo: issue no. 49
          Talent Management in SCM Function   

I interviewed Sanjay Desai who discussed Talent Management in SCM Function.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks, Dustin. I appreciate this particular lead and the time that you're investing in me for this phone call. Let me introduce myself. I'm Sanjay Desai. I'm an end-to-end supply chain professional based in Singapore since 1998. I started my career as a blue-collar worker during 1983 for Unilever in India in the warehousing function. I used to do loading/unloading, pick /pack operation, and also drive a 3-ton vehicle to make deliveries to customers day in and day out.

 

I was in the last year of my grad studies, and I came from family background where making money was necessary. After competing my Graduation, I was offered a job as a clerk in the same warehouse, and that is where actually my progress started.

 

I worked in a few positions during my six years at Unilever and continued taking additional responsibility which kept me moving upwards in the food chain. I moved to AVENTIS in 1990 and then to RPG Group company called CEAT Tyres for a short stint. Exxon India pulled me from CEAT Tyres in 1996-97.  The Exxon move was cornerstone of my future, and it kind of exposed me to a regional platform in Singapore.

 

Exxon India [00:01:14] to advancing upward during 1998 and with my desire to take more functions, more work, I moved to Apple in 1999 followed by Dell Global and then to S. C. Johnson till 2010. In 2010, I got my first break into the leadership at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a medical devices company, as director of supply chain for Asia Pac. I left Thermo Fisher after five solid years. Then I joined HUNTSMAN as director of supply chain for Greater IPAC, which eventually I left in 2016, end last year. After working for 34 years and nine different geographies and many other functions in supply chain, I decided to work for myself. And from January 2017, I truly am a freelancer helping SMEs and homegrown companies in Asia to increase their appetite and passion in supply chain. I do a little bit of training as white paper writing and training in S&OP and other stuff

 

I'm indebted to God, my family, friends, and my network of professionals for the sustained journey of growth. Very proud of what I do, Dustin..

 

Can you talk about whether there is a talent gap and what you see in this as far as talent in supply chain?

 

The talent gap is there, definitely. But it is not so much exonerated as the talent gap that people typically tend to use. And I think professionals at higher or mid-management levels tend to overplay this word “skillset Gap”  there is a gap, definitely. And the gap has happened because of a couple of factors, and we will take a look during out call. But there is indeed a gap, but it's just overplayed a bit. The gap is not as wide as people made it out to look like that.

 

What are executives doing about this?

 

One of the things that we don't really do, we don't think longevity, and we don't think sustainability. And what I mean is that there may be a gap, at the same time, there's a gap in not able to identify, nurture and grow talent. So it works both ways. There is a gap, and then we are not doing it right now today, something for the talent to grow, nurture, retain and hire so that the gap does not widen. After a couple of years, this talent is available to take on additional responsibility and take management positions. But because we are not in that league because of the fast pace today, we are really not able to do talent management well. And that is creating a gap because we are not doing something today for the future.

 

Can you talk about what are the technology disruptions that will be in the supply chain world and related to talent management?

 

So if we look at the technology for the next five years, there are very broad mega-structures that we see. We have ecommerce coming in. We have direct delivery to customers by way of drone. We have 3D printing going to have a massive effect on manufacturing. And mostly, the manufacturing jobs are going to be in terms of some difficulty because when a robot can replace three to four humans very easily.

 

So having said that, the gap is going to widen further because the current set of people, especially in the manufacturing side, in the OMNI Channel inventory, those skillset are going to be less and less in demand. And a new skillset is going to win demand which can work with technology, which can work with 3D printing, and which will work with Additive manufacturing.

 

So there is going to be a transformation in the skillset of the existing skillset slowly waning out. But a new set of skillset would come in. And the recent “Z”  generation that we see is exactly kind of in the right position to take on those roles eventually because of their capability and “ease of Use’ with technology from a mindset perspective as well as from a change management perspective. So these are now the major trends that we see in supply chain,

 

So if you look at the next 10 years and the kind of ecommerce that is going to happen, the change in the mode of delivery to customers and if you look at healthcare sector as a DIRECT Delivery, if you look at oil and gas sector with the oil prices falling down, there are different composition of chemicals coming up. The end user markets are going to grow. In Asia and India and China, especially where we have a layered distribution structure, that structure slowly will go away.

 

There is a very definitive transformation and transition happening in supply chain. So we need people who are comfortable with technology. We need people with skillsets who are comfortable to work on ecommerce and high-change management teams which don't stand kind of longer term, short product life cycles. And more business happening on the ecommerce frame. So those are some of the broad skillset changes that you will see in supply chain.

 

The recent, resources that we have, which is the Millennials and the people who are in their mid-40s and 50s, we need to change things around otherwise I am thinking in the next five years. Even my job is going to go away when somebody else can he be...a younger generation can easily take over my job and ensure the same efficiency.

 

Thanks Sanjay for sharing today. Did we cover all the points you wanted to make?

 

Yes, most of it. Definitely with it. Because we talk about talent, management, grow, nourisher and I will doing enough in order to skillset for the future so we have definitely cover in our span as much wider it is in a talent management, Dustin.

 

Great I look forward to interview you in the future in a additional topic.

 

Thank you so much Dustin, you have a great day ahead. Take care.

 

 


About Sanjay Desai

 

 

 

 

Sanjay Desai

 

Strategic SCM Transformation, Manufacturing Planning, Inventory Mgmt, Network optimization, Service Segmentation & P&L

 

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          Arrival of a Gun Blogger in Australia   


Australia has very strict gun laws. Some would say they are more restrictive than most of the rest of the world. For example, toy guns that look like a real gun have the same penalties attached, and the same restrictions applied, as real guns.  A Red Ryder BB gun is regulated the same as a .375 H&H magnum rifle.
At least one state considers possession of computer code that can be used to print out a plastic replica of a gun, to be the same as possessing a real gun itself.  No, I do not mean an actual 3D printed firearm. I mean the instructions to print out a solid plastic toy that looks like a real gun.

After you have gone through all the bureaucratic hoops to obtain a firearm, then you have to wait another month to take possession of it. If you purchase another firearm later, you then have to wait another month to take possession of that gun.

I looked at the possibility of taking a rifle or shotgun to Australia. The hunting in Australia is some of the best in the world. The bureaucratic obstacles were too burdensome. You need a letter from your local police chief saying that you are allowed to have a gun.  The letter had to be sent to the Australian authorities weeks before your trip, and you have to identify the time you would be there.

Then, the authority to have your firearm will only extend to the state where you enter Australia. Each different state would have to be dealt with separately, as you moved from state to state.  As I intend to visit most Australian states, this became untenable.

Prior to traveling, I carefully searched the inside of my luggage for stray ammunition or components . I found an empty 9mm case. It would probably not have been a problem.

Having become accustomed to the relative ease with which firearms can be transported in most of the United States, the difficulty of traveling with firearms to Australia was vexing.  I avoided it by not taking any firearms with me. Others avoid it by paying a professional hunting outfit to handle the local legal difficulties for them.

The arrival at Sydney, after a 14 hour flight from Los Angeles, was uneventful.  As I went through customs, the officer asked me what business I would be conducting in Australia. I said that I was a writer. He asked what I wrote about.  I said guns.

I mentioned the upcoming amnesty. 

He said "You don't have any guns in your luggage, do you?" I said, no, I had written about Australian gun laws, and they are very strict.

He waved me through. No one opened my luggage or checked my carry-on. Those had been checked when I got on the plane.

I exchanged currency at the ANZ bank at the airport. It is located near the exit after you go through customs. I have been told they offer the best exchange rates in the country. The staff was pleasant and helpful. As I talked to the manager, I mentioned that I understood it was illegal to carry a pocket knife. She said that yes, she used to carry a small knife all the time, but she does not do so anymore.

Such are the ways in which liberty dies, a little at a time.

After I found my hotel, and checked in, I spent some time walking about the city.  It is clean and busy. It seemed odd to be unarmed, and to realize that carrying even a pocket knife is a serious crime.

Tomorrow I will be taking the train to rural Australia.

©2017 by Dean Weingarten: Permission to share is granted when this notice and link are included.

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          AEFA 2017 - Pr. KeithBROWN   

Assises Européennes de la Fabrication Additive / European Symposium on Additive Manufacturing - Session ARS MATHEMATICA - Professor Keith BROWN - Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

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          Trade my iMacs for your 3D printer.   
I have a 24 and a 21" iMac to trade. Both are running OSX El Capitan on dual core intel processors and have been upgraded to 120GB SSD. So they are...
          Cnc cutting service   
I offer cnc cutting service: Within 420x350mm work area. Acrylic/perspex Plywood Hardwood Mdf Carbon etc 3D Printing Service Within...
          Sliding Patio Door Security Bar Retainer Bracket   

This is a replacement for the retaining bracket that locks in place the security bar (a.k.a. "burglar bar"), which prevents the sliding patio door from being forced open. The plastic "ears" on the original retainers to all three of our patio doors had broken off after 8 years of use.

I thought this would be the perfect project to demonstrate the "value" of my new 3D printer to my better-half. My CAD experience dates back to prehistoric times (circa 1980's), so it took me about 3 days to learn enough about using OnShape (OnShape.com) cloud based CAD system to design the retainer bracket and print out three of them.

It is a hard business case to make for making the three brackets: $400 for the printer, $20 for filament and three days of my time, but the feeling of creativity and accomplishment is priceless. Well at least that's my story and I'm sticking to it.


          Prusa i3 LED Ring MK8 Holder   

This project is based on https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:7484 it has changed so it fits the MK8 Extruder Holder for Singlehead MK8 Prusa I3 3D Printer.

LED ring gives it at ebay to buy 80mm.

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          Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Learn how 3D Printing will Revolutionize Business   
EpisodeThis week’s episode I talk with Craig Walker, the “guru of 3D printing”. Many people believe 3D printing will literally revolutionize almost every industry on the planet. Craig Walker gives detailed examples on how it will change different industries. We also discuss the fact that in 3D printing the United States is behind China, Norway, and many other countries. Listen to this episode to hear what the industry is doing to change this.You may contact Craig Walker at the following: Phone ...
          Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Free Markets only Work if you Remove the Criminals: Part 2 – Professor William Black   
EpisodeBefore the start of Part 2, I provide a glimpse into next weeks show about 3D printing. Next week I interview, Craig Walker, the “guru of 3D printing”. Many people believe 3D printing will literally revolutionize almost every industry on the planet. Craig Walker will give detailed examples on how 3D printing will change different industries. Tune in next week to hear the full interview. Craig Walker can be reached at www.hightechradio.net Part 2 with William Black: Bill B ...
          X400 printing small object ? (no replies)   
Hi to everyone,

I'm a newbie in the 3d printing and I'm trying to print the figure from the picture on X400, varying the print parameters, but no success.
Can anyone more experienced tell me if that is possible at all. Any advices are highly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.

PS
Wrong topic. Please excuse me.
          PLA vs ABS: Filaments for 3D Printing Explained & Compared   
PLA vs ABS filament (image: www.filamentworld.com)

PLA vs ABS: What 3D printer filament should you use? We explain the differences and the fields of application of ABS and PLA Filament.

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          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
Automotive, aerospace, engineering, manufacturing, automation etc.). Business Development Executives 3D printing business (additive manufacturing / rapid... ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 a month
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          I would like to hire a Manufacturing Expert by jerron90   
clothing (Budget: $30 - $250 CAD, Jobs: 3D Printing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Product Design)
          I would like to hire a Manufacturing Expert by jerron90   
clothing (Budget: $30 - $250 CAD, Jobs: 3D Printing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Product Design)
          I would like to hire a Manufacturing Expert by jerron90   
clothing (Budget: $30 - $250 CAD, Jobs: 3D Printing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Product Design)
          I would like to hire a Manufacturing Expert by jerron90   
clothing (Budget: $30 - $250 CAD, Jobs: 3D Printing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Product Design)
          Zivko EDGE Hannes Arch   

 Zivko EDGE Hannes Arch
 Category: 3DLabPrint
 Description:  Description: 3D Printed Kit on PLA Zivko EDGE Hannes Arch. This is a great scale model of the famous Zivko Edge. This model is very well designed and flies well. Thanks to its large control su ... [more]
 Listing Editor: 3DLabPrint
 Date: 02/07/2017 17:26

 Download the Zivko EDGE Hannes Arch plans. (Please login at AeroFred.com to download this plan.)

          Reference Frame Development   

Background

For the last couple weeks I have been working on a reference frame design of sorts, so I wanted to put the idea, with some context, out into the community for feedback. My particular specialty is designing and building frames. BoxBotix being the design with the most time invested (man years by now). I also happen to run FlyingFoam with my wife, so we have a few CNC foam designs as well. This reference frame design is an effort to capture some of the lessons learned from our experience, as well as what I have gathered in this, and other communities. It is not original. It is just a refinement of other ideas for use in the context of developing software and hardware in the ArduPilot community. Think of it as Iris meets Open Source.

General Goal

Create a frame system to support hardware and software development that can be built in under an hour with basic hand tools using 3D printed parts and off the shelf components.

Specific Design Requirements

  • Released Open Source under CERN OHL
  • Minimize the number of tools required
  • Minimize the number of parts required
  • Minimize glue required
  • Custom parts should be 3D printable on a 6inx6inx6in desktop class printer
  • Off the shelf parts should be easy to source in your region (E.g. Imperial tubes in US; Metric tubes everywhere else)
  • Base design should scale to fit autopilot plus compute node up to Intel NUC size (4in x 4in)
  • Base design should be multi-modal capable(Copter, Plane, Tailsitter, QuadPlane, Rover)
  • Attachment of key components and payload(s) to frame should be easy and adjustable to allow for various configurations and easy field servicing

Initial Design

The above list is pretty close to what our design goals were with BoxBotix. The biggest difference is this will be an open frame with no dust or water resistance in the base frame. To get the speed and ease of assembly up we will be using mostly carbon fiber tube and limiting the number of 3D printed parts. 3D printing is slow and the parts can get heavy if you do not want to invest a bunch of time and effort in both the design and the tuning of your entire print process. Carbon fiber tubes are light, strong and easy to source these days, so lets prioritize their use for an easy win.

BoxBotix started with the concept of a BrainBox. It is pretty simple and it works. The BrainBox is just a box truss that allows various parts to be attached on the six faces of the box. BUT it has way too much print time and complexity for this kind of use and abuse. Pretty easy to simplify it in an open frame with some CF tubes instead of all the 3D printed parts needed in an enclosed design.

Picture of first version. Really strong. Too big, heavy and way too much print time required.

Annoying Details

  • Starting with Copter. It's an H frame. Likely use 15in props and 6S as that is what I have here. Pixracer and a compute node. Perhaps a Joule on Dev carrier. I figure if it can support that size and weight we can scale down easily enough. .
  • I am using threaded inserts. M3 all around for M3 fasteners. They are a bit specialty but pretty easy to source these days. They do require a soldering iron for insertion, but if you are building a robot you should have a soldering iron.
  • Threaded inserts require a min suggested clearance around all sides in order to keep pull-out strength. For our purposes on an M3 insert it is about 9mm clearance. That does not sound like much until you try to make something really small.
  • I started with 0.5in OD pultruded carbon fiber tubes to try to keep cost down (and I have a bunch here). However, we are using raw clamping force for easy assembly and pultruded tubes do not like to be clamped. We may have to use wrapped tubes, which are more expensive and can be harder to source. V2 will use wrapped tubes.
  • I went with a twin tube motor arm design to avoid needing to address a single motor arm tube wanting to twist in the mount. Makes the thing too big. Better compromise is likely to require a simple drill operation to run the 3mm screws through the tube as part of the box clamp. What needs to be done to make that doable is an easy way to keep all tubes jigged in position when drilling by hand. Working it for v2.
  • Orientation of a 3D printed part matters. A bunch. The Z layer will be weakest due to inter-layer adhesion (or lack of it). I have become pretty adept at slicing up a solid part into pieces to allow for max strength, min overhangs and best tolerances when printing. V2 still needs some work to make it quicker and easier to print.
  • I am designing around a "2 perimeter with 20% infill" assumption for printing. Might be able to tweak the design so it can be printed as a solid part OR CNC milled. That can come later.
  • I print using IC3D ABS on several Lulzbot Mini's. I do not like to change colors on the same part. I may print some smaller parts in black ABS, but if it's a large working part I will use natural ABS. Color dyes can change the properties of filament enough to screw with your print settings. 3D printing is enough of a multi-variable nightmare, so I stick mostly to IC3D natural ABS. You can print with whatever you like. I like ABS as it has good service temp, it's tough and I can acetone weld it.


v1 Print Platter. Too many parts and too much plastic.

The first version came off the printers about a week ago and I have been redesigning it in my head ever since. V1 was a tank as my first versions tend to be. V2 coming in the next week. Will drop an update once I get it done.


          3D Print an Image   
If you have an image you'd like to convert into a 3D printed part, you may be surprised how easily it can be done with free software.This instructable will hopefully answer a few questions I received from my Fallout Perk Pin instructable. Required Software Free Software InkscapeFusion 360 (Free f...
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          Bulbasaur Planter, Pokemon Planter, Succulent Planter, Air Planter Many Colors by EngraveCraze   

8.99 USD

3D printed in ABS (Lego material) or PLA, a biodegradable plastic derived from renewable resources such as corn starch.

Use to plant your favorite succulent or air plant!

- Easy to clean
- Light weight
- Perfect for all occasions
- Makes a great gift
- Hole for water drainage

*PLEASE REVIEW SIZES BEFORE PURCHASE*

Sizes: (X,Y,Z)
Small - 60mm x 56mm x 67mm - Planter opening 34mm
Medium - 70mm x 65mm x 78mm - Planter opening 40mm
Large - 80mm x 74mm x 89mm - Planter opening 46mm
XL - 101mm x 93mm x 112mm - Planter opening 58mm

Pictured is the Large in Light Green.
Does not include plant.

EngraveCraze is not charging any design fee on this item. We are simply offering a 3D printing service. We only charge for a printing service fee and a material fee.

This work is entirely an expression of dedication to the original characters. This is not a product of the original authors and is not intended to emulate that of The Pokémon Company or Nintendo.


          Québec’s provincial government to invest nearly $2.31M in Medical 3D printing center   

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Medical 3D printing center to be the first of its kind in the Canadian province Québec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ), together with the CHU Québec-Université Laval network of hospitals just launched a project to open a $2.874 million (USD) medical 3D printing center in Québec City; although Quebecois patients are not strangers to medical 3D printing, […]

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          The Gun Debate: Legislation vs Education   
The wonderful thing about technology, like water, is that it will always find a way around obstacles. A few weeks ago, we saw the world’s first gun, made almost entirely from pieces manufactured with a 3D printer, successfully fire a bullet. In technological terms, amazing. But to the fearful left wing, yet more reason to … Continue reading The Gun Debate: Legislation vs Education
          Stratasys Expands Partnership With Ricoh to Drive 3D Printing Adoption in New Zealand   
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratasys Asia Pacific, subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced today it has expanded its partnership with Ricoh New Zealand Ltd. (Ricoh New Zealand), a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd. Japan. Ricoh will be representing the entire Stratasys product line, in addition to the existing MakerBot line. The move is aimed to improve the availability of [Stratasys'] 3D printing products and help drive adoption in New Zealand, as well as help local organizations accelerate their transformation to digital manufacturing and maximize business potential.
          Re: Random: Atari Is Working On Its First Home Console Since The Ill-Fated Jaguar   

@Captain_Gonru So it's July, what the new hot toy this holiday? not breaking any NDA of course.

I'm still waiting on the Mattel 3D printer that was due out last year, but no talk on that in 9 months.

https://3dprint.com/151324/thingmaker-3d-printer-delayed/

I'm guessing no new Marvel talking toy Plaything, but Disney needs to promote Star Wars and Thor so surely something stupid this year. I'm down for almost anything Infinity Guantlet related next year. You see Guardians 2 yet? Another of my favorite characters lurking in the wings. But that's 2018.

Summer is so hot and boring after E3, I'm already looking forward to September, I have no use for the heat.

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          Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts - 3ders.org (blog)   

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Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts
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The Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia was developed to support undergraduate students majoring in archaeology at Virginia Commonwealth University. It was created in August 2011 as part of a project funded by the U.S Department of Defense Legacy ...


           Zurich researchers start work on digitally fabricated DFAB House    

Once complete, the DFAB House will be used to test smart home and IoT technologies

We've seen quite a few building projects recently that make use of robots or 3D printing tech, or both, but a bunch of professors from ETH Zurich are attempting to make the whole design and build process digital. Once constructed by robots, the three-storey DFAB House will be used to test smart home technologies.

.. Continue Reading Zurich researchers start work on digitally fabricated DFAB House

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          Laboratory Technologist - National University of Singapore - Queenstown   
Familiarity with prototyping equipment like 3D printers and CNC mills. To assist in the setting up of 3D printers, laser cutters, drill presses, electronic test...
From National University of Singapore - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:20:34 GMT - View all Queenstown jobs
          Stratasys Expands Partnership With Ricoh to Drive 3D Printing Adoption in New Zealand   
...things are made. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel , the company empowers customers across vertical markets, including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, education, and consumer products, by enabling new approaches for design and manufacturing. Stratasys solutions offer design freedom and manufacturing flexibility ...


          Tasman Machinery Hands 3D Printing Baton to Ricoh NZ   
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 3 July, 2017 – Tasman Machinery (Tasman) announced today that it will no longer be a reseller of Stratasys 3D printers in New Zealand and that, as of today, Ricoh New Zealand (Ricoh) will assume their responsibility for ...
          Stratasys Expands Partnership with Ricoh NZ   
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 3 July, 2017 – Stratasys Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced today it has expanded its partnership with Ricoh New Zealand Ltd. ...
          GT2 10 Meters 6mm Width 2mm Pitch Timing Belt For 3D Printer Accessory White   
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          BMW, GE Commit Millions to Digital Manufacturing Marketplace - U.S. News & World Report   

U.S. News & World Report

BMW, GE Commit Millions to Digital Manufacturing Marketplace
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The drivers, then, are the companies that manufacture those products. By partnering with Xometry, Altschuler says these companies "can be given jobs and get an email that says, 'Hey, you've got a $1,000 job. See the details. See if you want it. If you ...
Manufacturing marketplace Xometry raises $15MTechnical.ly DC
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          3D printers will change manufacturing - The Economist   

The Economist

3D printers will change manufacturing
The Economist
MANUFACTURING advances often take time to catch on. Only later does their real significance become apparent. The flying shuttle, invented in 1733 by John Kay, a British weaver, allowed the production of wider pieces of cloth. Because its movement could ...


          EnvisionTEC Receives FDA Approval for E-Denture Material to 3D Print Removables   
...and 400 materials for the 3D printing of tooth restorations, EnvisionTEC now offers a complete digital denture workflow solution. (Photo: Business Wire) Combined with EnvisionTEC's FDA-approved E-Dent 100 and 400 materias for the direct printing of restorations that ...

          Design a concept for a plastic catch by msourlier   
We have the following problem: We would like to attach a box made of plastic (injection molding part) on top of a rail. This should happend with a simple plastic catch, which is integrated at the plastic box. It must be possible to click-in the box everywhere on the entire length of the rail. Attaching the box to the rail must be very easy. The box must be also removable, but removing should be much harder (probably only with a tool such as a screwdriver) than attaching it. The catch must be reliable and garantuee long life. It must be easy to understand how to use it. Once attached the box should be fixed in position. The rail should be made of aluminium and manufactured by extrusion process. This means that only the geometrie of the cross section could be changed. As the box is the casing of some small electrical devices, it has to be charged during operation. This will be done with a special foil which is attached to the rail (see screenshot). The foil is about 1mm thick and is placed between rail and box. The plastic box has roughly the size: 30mm x 20mm x 10mm. The rail could be up to 5m long. What is your job: Please Design one or more concepts for solving this problems. Show us how a possible solution could look like. Use as much details as possible. Would be nice if a proposed solutions is designed in a way that it could be easily printed out on a 3D printer. If possible use SolidWorks or an other 3D-CAD to do this job. The pictures attached should just give an idea how it could be, we expect more detailed and better solutions than provided on the pictures. If there are a more then one good idea we will pick more then one winner! (Prize: 190)
          3D Printing Summer Courses for Kids at IMakr Store on 10th Jul 2017   
Give your children a unique experience this summer! They will build a 3D printer and take it home, learn how to 3D print and 3D design!
          AEFA 2017 - Pr. Mary VISSER   

"Think, Connect and Create, How liberal arts universities are using 3D printing as an educational medium for presenting connections across disciplines".
Assises Européennes de la Fabrication Additive / European Symposium on Additive Manufacturing - Session ARS MATHEMATICA - Professor Mary VISSER - Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, USA.

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          Tasman Machinery Hands 3D Printing Baton to Ricoh NZ   
Press Release – Ricoh MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Auckland, 03 July 2017 Tasman Machinery Hands 3D Printing Baton to Ricoh NZ AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 3 July, 2017 – Tasman Machinery (Tasman) announced today that it will no longer be a reseller of Stratasys 3D printers in New Zealand and that, as of today, […]
          Stratasys Expands Partnership with Ricoh NZ   
Press Release – Ricoh MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Auckland, 03 July 2017 Stratasys Expands Partnership with Ricoh NZ to Drive 3D Printing Adoption in New Zealand Helps local organisations accelerate transformation to digital manufacturing and maximise business opportunities AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 3 July, 2017 – Stratasys Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. […]
          Tasman Machinery Hands 3D Printing Baton to Ricoh NZ   
Press Release – Ricoh AUCKLAND, New Zealand 3 July, 2017 Tasman Machinery (Tasman) announced today that it will no longer be a reseller of Stratasys 3D printers in New Zealand and that, as of today, Ricoh New Zealand (Ricoh) will assume their responsibility for …MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Auckland, 03 July 2017 Tasman Machinery […]
          Stratasys Expands Partnership with Ricoh NZ   
Press Release – Ricoh AUCKLAND, New Zealand 3 July, 2017 Stratasys Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced today it has expanded its partnership with Ricoh New Zealand Ltd. …MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Auckland, 03 July 2017 Stratasys Expands Partnership with Ricoh NZ […]
          Reference Frame Development   

@Coby wrote:

Background

For the last couple weeks I have been working on a reference frame design of sorts, so I wanted to put the idea, with some context, out into the community for feedback. My particular specialty is designing and building frames. BoxBotix being the design with the most time invested (man years by now). I also happen to run FlyingFoam with my wife, so we have a few CNC foam designs as well. This reference frame design is an effort to capture some of the lessons learned from our experience, as well as what I have gathered in this, and other communities. It is not original. It is just a refinement of other ideas for use in the context of developing software and hardware in the ArduPilot community. Think of it as Iris meets Open Source.

General Goal

Create a frame system to support hardware and software development that can be built in under an hour with basic hand tools using 3D printed parts and off the shelf components.

Specific Design Requirements

  • Released Open Source under CERN OHL
  • Minimize the number of tools required
  • Minimize the number of parts required
  • Minimize glue required
  • Custom parts should be 3D printable on a 6inx6inx6in desktop class printer
  • Off the shelf parts should be easy to source in your region (E.g. Imperial tubes in US; Metric tubes everywhere else)
  • Base design should scale to fit autopilot plus compute node up to Intel NUC size (4in x 4in)
  • Base design should be multi-modal capable(Copter, Plane, Tailsitter, QuadPlane, Rover)
  • Attachment of key components and payload(s) to frame should be easy and adjustable to allow for various configurations and easy field servicing

Initial Design

The above list is pretty close to what our design goals were with BoxBotix. The biggest difference is this will be an open frame with no dust or water resistance in the base frame. To get the speed and ease of assembly up we will be using mostly carbon fiber tube and limiting the number of 3D printed parts. 3D printing is slow and the parts can get heavy if you do not want to invest a bunch of time and effort in both the design and the tuning of your entire print process. Carbon fiber tubes are light, strong and easy to source these days, so lets prioritize their use for an easy win.

BoxBotix started with the concept of a BrainBox. It is pretty simple and it works. The BrainBox is just a box truss that allows various parts to be attached on the six faces of the box. BUT it has way too much print time and complexity for this kind of use and abuse. Pretty easy to simplify it in an open frame with some CF tubes instead of all the 3D printed parts needed in an enclosed design.

Picture of first version. Really strong. Too big, heavy and way too much print time required.

Annoying Details

  • Starting with Copter. It's an H frame. Likely use 15in props and 6S as that is what I have here. Pixracer and a compute node. Perhaps a Joule on Dev carrier. I figure if it can support that size and weight we can scale down easily enough. .
  • I am using threaded inserts. M3 all around for M3 fasteners. They are a bit specialty but pretty easy to source these days. They do require a soldering iron for insertion, but if you are building a robot you should have a soldering iron.
  • Threaded inserts require a min suggested clearance around all sides in order to keep pull-out strength. For our purposes on an M3 insert it is about 9mm clearance. That does not sound like much until you try to make something really small.
  • I started with 0.5in OD pultruded carbon fiber tubes to try to keep cost down (and I have a bunch here). However, we are using raw clamping force for easy assembly and pultruded tubes do not like to be clamped. We may have to use wrapped tubes, which are more expensive and can be harder to source. V2 will use wrapped tubes.
  • I went with a twin tube motor arm design to avoid needing to address a single motor arm tube wanting to twist in the mount. Makes the thing too big. Better compromise is likely to require a simple drill operation to run the 3mm screws through the tube as part of the box clamp. What needs to be done to make that doable is an easy way to keep all tubes jigged in position when drilling by hand. Working it for v2.
  • Orientation of a 3D printed part matters. A bunch. The Z layer will be weakest due to inter-layer adhesion (or lack of it). I have become pretty adept at slicing up a solid part into pieces to allow for max strength, min overhangs and best tolerances when printing. V2 still needs some work to make it quicker and easier to print.
  • I am designing around a "2 perimeter with 20% infill" assumption for printing. Might be able to tweak the design so it can be printed as a solid part OR CNC milled. That can come later.
  • I print using IC3D ABS on several Lulzbot Mini's. I do not like to change colors on the same part. I may print some smaller parts in black ABS, but if it's a large working part I will use natural ABS. Color dyes can change the properties of filament enough to screw with your print settings. 3D printing is enough of a multi-variable nightmare, so I stick mostly to IC3D natural ABS. You can print with whatever you like. I like ABS as it has good service temp, it's tough and I can acetone weld it.


v1 Print Platter. Too many parts and too much plastic.

The first version came off the printers about a week ago and I have been redesigning it in my head ever since. V1 was a tank as my first versions tend to be. V2 coming in the next week. Will drop an update once I get it done.

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          Comment on RAMPS 1.4 3D printer board Marlin firmware installation guide by elaine   
Do you install endstop at x-, y-, z-? Do you get the instruction in the package?
          Comment on MKS Base V1.4/Base V1.5/Gen V1.4 3D printer board Marlin firmware installation guide by elaine   
which board and LCD do you use?
          Session: High Frontier (3rd edition):: first Interstellar play   

by rbelikov

I just played Interstellar for the first time, and must say it was freakin' awesome! It really felt like a dramatic hard sci-fi interstellar voyage. Though it did require reading the rules all the way through about 3 times before I felt comfortable enough to start. Probably took about a month of sporadic reading.

I did a colonization start since in my last colonization game (which was itself awesome), I had completed the Enzmann starship future. Technically speaking, I think I was supposed to announce starshot and leave the colonization game (which I did not since I didn't know interstellar rules at the time). But, I think the colonization game only lasted for 2 more rounds after the Enzmann future, so leaving early would probably not have made much difference. (By the way, I think I may prefer allowing the starshot player to continue playing colonization, since otherwise the player is incentivized to delay starshots till the end, which is somewhat unthematic.)

The starting starship contained:

Starship stack:
Colliding FRC 3He-D Fusion (2 * 0.5)
Z-pinch 3He-D Target Fusion Freighter (generator + reactor)
Z-pinch Microfission generator (I think I forgot I already had a generator...)
two radiator cards

Passengers:
NASA Crew
Islamic Refugees (Vats)
Vatican Observers
Cryo-Librarians (they epic-failed a Time Vault future in colonization, but that is a story for another day)
Squid Turing Robot
Wakefield e-beam robonaut.

6 mobile factory cubes

60 tanks of fuel

The Sol exit was Jupiter, and I was lucky enough to pass the radiation and flyby hazards completely unharmed. My 60 tanks of fuel in theory enabled 2 speedups to 8%c and 3 slowdowns to get to Alpha Centauri, a 96-year voyage.

I Shortly after leaving, I realized that I had no Network professionals, so no way to remotely explore Alpha Centauri (d'oh!). That was the start of my undoing. I figured I have no choice but to work on creating a Network robonaut to remotely explore Alpha Centauri en route, and I had a little bit of time to decide on the star target and before I needed to slow down. I also figured my priorities were to cure cancer (since I had an endowment from the right wing family values politics), get the Islamic refugees working (why should they relax in the Vats?!), and get that Network robonaut.

A lucky roll gave me the cure for cancer breakthrough very early on. However, I believe cancer has never come up in the entire voyage!

Then I tried figuring out how to get another Bernal to support the refugees out the the Vats. However, I do not believe that is possible. The problem was solved for me very quickly though. A major early Gray Goo outbreak and an unlucky roll killed the NASA crew and so out of the vats the Islamic Refugees went to replace them.

The rest of the crew focused on research to get that Newtork robonaut, but amazingly all of those research operations (3, I think) failed. This was quite unlucky since they all had between 50 and 83% chance of succeeding. There were one or two marriages, but otherwise humans were so busy with research and other work that they did not have any time for parenthood. You see, everybody was concerned with checking whether Alpha Centauri has planets, and fixing the wave of technical problems that were appearing.

The TW thruster performed admirably for the first half of the voyage, accelerating as planned with no glitches or other problems. Passing through the local interstellar cloud has eroded the Bernal EM shields twice, but the robonaut dutifully repaired them. The robot 3D printed itself as well as the robonaut to keep them from getting old along with other work.

The humans did not fare as well. After the Gray Goo outbreak, a string of unlucky accidents and Alzheimer's followed, wiping out the entire crew except for the Islamic Refugees somewhere in the middle of the voyage or shortly afterwards. With all the scientists gone, I had to give up on research and decided to just take my chances and go to Alpha Centauri without knowing what's there first. I only had one human passenger group remaining -- the Islamic Refugees, and the priorities shifted to them making babies. However, at 48 years old, they failed.

The next round, at 60 years old, the refugees decided that parenthood is too risky, and so they had a choice: go back to the Vats or stay alert and bioengineer the next generation. (I had not realized at the time that you can only bioengineer when colonizing -- otherwise they may have gone to the Vats or I may have given parenting another shot.) In the autumn of their lives, the decision was made to promote themselves into Group Mind Immortalists (GMIs) and then go back to school to learn biotech, getting two 2 green profession disks.

In the meantime, the reliable TW thruster started glitching over the second half of the voyage and its radiators suffered one or two strikes. Amazingly, the robot and robonaut were able to repair it every single time, so deceleration could proceed on schedule. There was an extremely close call where radiators were destroyed and new ones needed to be researched. The humans had just completed their biotech training, which allowed them to research radiators in the wet nano lab by using dead crew from the graveyard. The radiators were then built by the robot or robonaut and the starship decelerated to Alpha Centauri on schedule. In a manner of speaking, the deceleration involved heat being dissipated by literally the blood and guts of the dead crew.

The passage by Proxima Centauri proceeded uneventfully, but just as the starship decelerated to a dead stop in the Alpha Centauri system, 96 years after the voyage started, the remaining aging humans finally succumbed to their stress (8 disks) and had a fatal accident. Their research into radiators needed to decelerate was heroic and successful, but sadly prevented them from going into the safety of the Vats.

In the Alpha Centauri system, the spacewalker robonaut was finally close enough to explore the planetary system. A habitable planet was found, along with a fuel planet. However, neither the robot nor robonaut were intelligent enough to learn biotech and bioengineer a new human presence on the new world, nor intelligent enough to research a biotech-capable robot. Although there is a fuel planet in the system, a Gas Giant was needed for the Helium-3 fuel of this particular starship (S-type). Since there is no Gas Giant in the system (which is actually known to be true in real life!), the starship is destined to remain where it is forever.

When the first living humans set foot on the warm and inviting shores of the world around Alpha Centauri, they may in the distance see a starship of old, a monument to the first tragic voyage that nonetheless successfully traversed interstellar distances, landed and explored a habitable planet, a vanguard of the human race into the galaxy.

PS A number of rules questions came up: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/26277010#26277010.
          HP推出首款MJF技術 3D打印機! | Mings 3D   

HP推出首款 MJF 技術 3D打印機! 完全顛覆整個3D打印業界 | Mings 3D HP (惠普) 終於推出了他們首款MJF (Multi Jet Fusion) 技術的3D打印機,分别是HP Jet Fusion 3D 3200 和 HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200,當此技術推出後,3D打印可以說是顛覆了以往的應用,雖然精度已經漸漸得到大眾的青睞,但一直被嫌棄稱不夠快速而不能擔當大量生產的主角,只能被標籤成少量生產或加快產品研發催化劑般的存在。   FDM,SLS及MJF,的數量對比圖 HP表示,這次的 MJF 技術會比市面上的 FDM 或 SLS 快上10倍,而精度,密度及成本都比他們更精準,更堅固及更便宜,而當你有留意的情況下,你會發現幾乎有八成是上回打印回收來的材料,宣傳片中更表現30分鍾打印出來,只有 113g 的部件能把車子吊起,極限甚至能承受 5Tons 的重量。雖然在這幾點也足以吸引大批業界同好的目光,但HP好像不會以此而滿足止步,反而致力改良研發,同時找尋一大批合作伙伴來增添更多的可能性,把現時單色的MJF技術,透過墨水進行各式各樣的組合以改變成品的顏色,軟硬度,導電性,透明度,甚至性質,如金屬等等。 性質多樣性概念圖 據小編了解,兩款3D打印機在不同的配備下,雖然售價不是一般市民負擔得到,但對於公司用戶來說,在超乎想像的速度及成本效益下,如將來真能如HP所願能加上性質多樣性,這價錢絕對比市面上任何一種3D打印技術都更有性價比,就讓我們等待看 Jet Fusion 3D Printer 是不是真能創造出全新3D應用世界。

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          artist 3D prints their own honda CB500 motorcycle   

using open source 3D printers from ultimaker, he managed to finally own his dream bike, the honda CB500.

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          Monstermatic for iOS and 3D Printed Figures   
Monstermatic

Monstermatic is a new app for iOS that allows you to design, interact with, and 3D print a fun monster!

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          Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts - 3ders.org (blog)   

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          3D PRINTED PLANETARY GEAR WHEELS!   
Today we skate a pair of 3D printed planetary gear wheels. These are 3D printed wheels with a set of built in bearings and they were a lot of fun to skate!
          AEFA 2017 - Pr. Keith BROWN   

"Object and form, surface and image, in 3D printed fine art sculpture".
Assises Européennes de la Fabrication Additive / European Symposium on Additive Manufacturing - Session ARS MATHEMATICA - Professor Keith BROWN - Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

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Tags: Sculpture 3D printing Additive Manufacturing digital sculpture computer art
gepostet: 02 Juli 2017


          Taiwan   

An adventure of food, cities, industry, and astonishing natural landscapes.

Flights

CX893 (SFO » HKG)

CX474 (HKG » TPE)

CX511 (TPE » HKG)

CX870 (HKG » SFO)

I'm not sure I really knew what to expect when I was on the plane to Taiwan. It's somewhere I only really knew about incidentally, like when Taipei 101 was crowned the tallest building in the world, or that lot of my electronics have, engraved in small text, the words "MADE IN TAIWAN". Still, the best way to know a place is to go there!

I had been invited by the fine people of PyCon Taiwan to give a keynote, and with my slides completed before I left San Francisco, I quickly found myself on the train from the airport, Taiwanese dollars in my pocket and with a whole afternoon to spend before the conference started the next day.

Note

You can get an RFID travel card from a machine at the airport station, and it'll work on pretty much anything.

As I navigated through the MRT system to a restaurant to get some lunch, the bustle and the flow of people immediately felt much like any other big city I've been to. Sure, the city and its architecture are a little bit less fancy than in New York, London or Tokyo, but the people are friendly and the transport network is beyond that of most American cities (despite the fact that the first line opened only two decades ago).

I found a small restaurant and decided to take in some of the local food as well as reading up on the rather tumultuous history of Taiwan; it's somewhat unique, after all.

Food

Food is, for me, one of the things that defines a city, and Taipei certainly has no shortage of it. The city's night markets are one of the things I had heard about before going there, and wandering through them is an experience in both smell, taste and touch, as you push through throngs of people all excitedly ordering from a series of menus that I, and my extremely limited knowledge of Chinese writing, was unable to understand at all.

There's plenty of other places to eat as well, though, and thanks to both the conference organisers and my own wanderings around the city I was very full by the end of my week there. Taiwanese food is in abundance, of course, but there's plenty of cuisines from mainland China, Japan, and other surrounding areas, as well as western food if you go looking for it (I even enjoyed a nice burger at a small place called Kiwi Gourmet Burgers).

My general approach when faced with night markets or the local food stands up in the mountains was to point at things that looked tasty, and this generally resulted in a delicious meal. I have to give extra marks for the popularity of sausage stalls everywhere that will sell you skewers of delicious pork sausage at a moment's notice for very little money indeed.

Note

Bubble (or boba) tea was invented in Taipei, and now there's a shop every 50 metres or so

I can't end a food section without talking about one very important thing - milk tea, and specifically bubble tea. As a British person who now lives in America, my relationship with tea has gone from mild disinterest to significant craving, and the variety and abundance of tea in Taiwan is astonishing. It's not just bubble tea either, though of course this is where it was invented; even the normal, non-milky iced tea is made and sweetened just right, to a point where I wish someone could set up a pipeline from Taiwan to my apartment in San Francisco.

Food stalls in Maokong

Sights

The first three days of my trip were spent at the conference, meeting the Python community in Taiwan and listening to talks (and attempting to live-translate the slides of some that weren't in English). On the second night, though, and for two days afterwards, I ventured out in search of sights and anything else that might be interesting.

That second night was framed around a visit to the Guang Hua electronics markets; not only are there two buildings with multiple stories of shops hawking everything from USB cables to 3D printers, there's a whole load of stalls and smaller shops around the base as well. Taiwanese brands are very well featured here, to the extent that we were left wondering how one building can support over fifty shops selling the same Asus laptops, but there's also some gems among them, like the super-narrow shop we found that sold old oscilloscopes and electronics components.

That same night, we wandered down towards the area of Taipei 101 looking for food and deliberately tacky souvenirs, and after slurping down some beef noodles wandered across one of the most bizarre festivals I've ever seen. Titled "Taiwan Color Stage Fest", it featured a series of rather bored-looking women pole-dancing on several hundred metres of garish LED stages, as bassy music thumped away in the background. The locals I ran into there and ones I talked to afterwards both had no idea what it was, but it was certainly an unexpected surprise.

Maokong Gondola with Taipei 101

After the conference was over, I had a day to go around Taipei itself before a day trip down to Hualien and the famous Taroko Gorge. I started out by heading down towards Taipei Zoo and taking the Maokong Gondola up into the mountains to the south of Taipei. The gondola climbs almost three hundred metres up and goes out into a rather rural area, the city giving way into tree-covered mountains interspersed by temples and innumerable tea rooms. I enjoyed a nice lunch from a food stall at the top of the gondola, before having a walk around and then heading back into the city again.

I spent the afternoon walking around the centre of Taipei, taking in some of the impressively different styles of architecture, before whisking myself up to the top of Taipei 101 for a bit of tourist trap sightseeing. And I really do mean tourist trap; I've been up many tall sightseeing buildings in my life, but this is the first one I've seen with an entire floor of the sightseeing section dedicated to selling jewellery. The view is fantastic, however, and the lifts are impressively quick. Another visit to a night market for a snack, and then it was back to the hotel for a 6am rise to get to Taroko.

Taroko

Taroko Gorge

I've been lucky enough to go to many places of natural spectacle over the years - Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef - and Taroko Gorge rivals them all. I've been to very few places that inspire pure awe, and the sight of the Liwu River cutting through the marble cliffs of Taroko is one of them.

Note

I cannot fit a guide to the ticket system in here, but you have to order seats on one site but pay for them on another!

When I was initially planning my trip, Taroko kept coming up in guides to Taiwan, and so I added a day to my itinerary to go down and see it. The conference organisers helped me out with when and where to book the trains - the fast train down to Hualien takes just over 2 hours, but they sell out quickly so you need to book a seat in advance - via one of the most confusing and puzzling train booking systems I've ever encountered.

Once you have a ticket, though, the train down is indeed fast and efficient, with the train speeding through mountains, along the coastline, and via some impressively long tunnels before dropping you off at Hualien station. This definitely isn't Taipei any more; it's noticeably more rural, the skyline quickly giving way to the coast in the distance, though it's still plenty busy when a train arrives.

You have a couple of choices to get yourself to Taroko Gorge from Hualien; there's a bus that goes to most of the major stops, but it's only every hour or so. The local favourite is apparently to rent a scooter and putter the half-hour north along local roads before winding your way up the gorge itself.

While I love driving mountain roads on two wheels (though preferably with more than 50cc of engine capacity), the hot, rainy weather and my time constraints led me to rent a car from the Avis branch right outside the station. International Driving Permit in hand, I was quickly in possession of a rather normal Ford Focus and motoring up the local highway towards Taroko.

Driving in Taiwan is not too different to elsewhere, except that drivers and pedestrians both have a rather impressive amount of self-confidence and will happily go where they please, only mostly staying within the bounds of the roads and signs. A decent amount of patience, though, and a willingness to work with other drivers to get around obstacles, and it's a fine drive.

The weather meant that the entrance to the gorge was shrouded in cloud, the already-impressive size of the place made even more breathtaking as I wove my way through it, cliffs seemingly disappearing up into infinity, mountains almost floating in the sky as cloud ringed their bases. Some research the day before had yielded a list of recommended trails along the gorge, and instinct led me to start at the top end of the gorge and work down, trying to avoid the numerous coach tours.

Marble cliffs lead to the river below

As you drive along the gorge, the one-way, two-lane system becomes one lane in each direction before giving way into single-track roads with passing places as you climb further into the mountains. Taroko National Park is more than just the gorge, and I drove 30 kilometres from the entrance up into the base of the mountains, the road hugging the cliffs next to a very steep drop but an equally impressive view, letting you see for miles over the mountain range, the clouds covering the valleys below.

Mountains ringed by cloud

I stopped here for lunch, enjoying my sandwiches up among the clouds, before starting back down on my series of short hikes. Taroko has quite a few exciting trails, though the rainy season was ending so many were closed for repair due to mudslides or other problems. Still, even though I didn't manage to make it to the waterfall curtain cave, the hot springs, or the impressively long suspension bridge, it was made up for by the nature and the landscape itself. There's nothing quite like standing on the edge of the gorge as the walls tower above you and the river thunders below, listening to bird calls and watching butterflies dance in the air around you. And I did at least find one, smaller, suspension bridge I could go on.

I'd love to come back to Taroko when it's a better season, and not only are more of the paths and trails open but the weather is a bit more amenable to hiking. I'm a cold-weather person (after all, I willingly visited Alaska in the winter), and so an average temperature of over 30°C and relative humidity of over 80% meant that anything more than a couple of kilometres round-trip was too much for me.

After a day in the gorge, I drove back down to sit on the beaches of Hualien and take in the dramatic coastline while waiting for my train home. As I watched the clouds drift out of the mountains and towards the Pacific, a local jogger stopped and, with his limited English and my even more limited Mandarin, my impression of the Taiwanese as friendly and welcoming people was secured as we spent a few minutes hand-waving and trying to chat about travelling solo and visiting other countries.

In Conclusion

Note

Taiwan's status as a nation-state is disputed, but it operates as a de-facto country; separate border, separate government

I wasn't sure quite what to expect of Taiwan, and I found a country* that is exciting, beautiful, full of delicious food and welcoming people. It is still growing and developing, for sure, but already has so much to offer.

I got only a brief, week-long experience of the place, and I didn't even go to the south or west of the country, but from what I've seen I would happily return - though maybe at a time of year when it's a little bit less hot!


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          The Fourth of July Celebration Box   
Fourth of July is always a special day for me, the only difference this year would be the opportunity to work for CEL ROBOX and Circuit Specialists. This project is first to celebrate The Independent Day, second to show my appreciation for the people that I work with.The project involved 3D printing...
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          (USA-WA-Seattle) Student Intern - Retail Stores   
Title Student Intern - Retail Stores Requisition Number 17-0175 Location Seattle Description CallisonRTKL seeks a motivated and energized interior designer or architecture student to join its Retail Practice Group in Seattle for student internship of 8-12 weeks for academic credit. Responsibilities Supports the project team through entry-level design and technical tasks Revises drawings and renderings Conducts research for the project team Produces graphic presentations and builds study models Performs calculations and basic analytical tasks Organizes files, materials, and displays Learns to manage workload within a context of schedules and work plans Works on multiple projects and collaborates with team members Begins to understand the process of time management, project planning, concept, and design Requirements Minimum of three years undergraduate education in a design-related field Knowledge of Revit or AutoCAD Knowledge of Rhino 3D printing, Grasshopper, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp preferred Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) We are an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
          Re: Why do Braille innovations always fail?   

I remember that they said one of the ways the price is kept low is that they're using off-the-shelf parts. I don't know what that means in this case. although I'm feeling positively disposed toward 3d printing all of a sudden.


          DIY 3D printed RopeBot can climb trees and cut down ropes   
While 3D printing technology is contributing greatly to industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and many other important sectors, it’s also perfect for creating ingenious DIY solutions to relatively min ... - Source: www.3ders.org
          Royal Caribbeans 3D printed SeaSeeker mask transforms snapchat spectacles into underwater goggles   
Soon it’ll be easier than ever to stay connected while on vacation – at least, if your vacation includes deep sea diving. Just announced last Monday, the popular cruise ship line Royal Caribbean has d ... - Source: www.3ders.org
          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
Automotive, aerospace, engineering, manufacturing, automation etc.). Business Development Executives 3D printing business (additive manufacturing / rapid... ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 a month
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          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
Automotive, aerospace, engineering, manufacturing, automation etc.). Business Development Executives 3D printing business (additive manufacturing / rapid... ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 a month
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          Business Development Executives 3D printing business - 3D FOREGOER - Hyderabad, Telangana   
Automotive, aerospace, engineering, manufacturing, automation etc.). Business Development Executives 3D printing business (additive manufacturing / rapid... ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 a month
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          The Fourth of July Celebration Box   
Fourth of July is always a special day for me, the only difference this year would be the opportunity to work for CEL ROBOX and Circuit Specialists. This project is first to celebrate The Independent Day, second to show my appreciation for the people that I work with.The project involved 3D printing...
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          SpinPro, 3D Printed 8 Sided Fidget Spinner   
This fidget spinner design of my own has equal weight on the ends, simple (somehow), has the size of an ordinary fidget spinner, and each ring from the fidget spinner can move in two directions, the x and y axis. The ends or wings of the fidget spinner are detachable. If you have any questions or a...
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          3D Print an Image   
If you have an image you'd like to convert into a 3D printed part, you may be surprised how easily it can be done with free software.This instructable will hopefully answer a few questions I received from my Fallout Perk Pin instructable. Required Software Free Software InkscapeFusion 360 (Free f...
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          Conversation Starter   
Conversation StarterGebruikte materialen: PLA 3D filament2x 3mm Multiplex hout 70cmx40cmPistoollijmGebruikte tools: Hardware Wanhao 3D PrinterLasersnijderLijmpistoolSnoeren3x LED (kleur naar keuze)eventuele weerstanden1x 9V batterij1x AA batterij1x micro draaimotor 1.5 VToothpickSoftware Solidworks ...
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          Bose the Biped   
This Is a Design For the BoseBuild Competition. This is a bipedal robot built around the Bose Speaker Cube This can Actually be built with the use of -A 3d Printer -4x MG90 Servos -1x Arduino Pro Mini -A BIG imahination Please consider voting for me as if i get something, i would highly appreciate ...
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          Read to Know About The Positive Ways in Which 3D Printing is Affecting Our Lives   

3D printing has taken over the world by storm and has brought great technological advances in our lives. It is such a win-win situation for everyone, especially designers, as they can see their designs come to real life on the spot rather than waiting out the whole manufacturing process.


          What’s Next in 3D Printing? Stronger FDM Parts   

While 3D printing has exploded with possibilities over the past five years, there are some tricky issues that hold the process back from leaving its prototyping past and shifting to a full-blown manufacturing process. One impediments is speed. The other barrier is strength when it comes to the commonly used fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing process.

Stacker, FDM printing, 3D printing, manufacturing

These restrictions have kept 3D printing off most production lines, yet these hurdles may be overcome in the not-too-distant future. Lifting the speed and strength barriers could change the way design engineers view 3D printing. We’re already hearing the rallying cry for 3D print production. “Assume that anything can be 3D printed and move past prototype thinking. Run every idea through a 3D prism,” Norston Fontaine, CEO of Stacker, an industrial-grade 3D printer company, told Design News. “Empower your designers and engineers to create objects specifically drawn for 3D printing. It takes time to become an expert in 3D printing, but it’s worth putting in the time.”

Fontaine was on hand at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing show in New York in June to explain advances in 3D printing during the session, "What’s Next and New in 3D Printing."

“Seems like everything is getting 3D printed. The cost of industrial-grade printers is coming down, and the cost of printer filament is also getting lower in price. Print accuracy is getting better across the board, and printing is speeding up with multi-head technology,” said Fontaine. “The professional market is moving from prototypes to production printing.”

Fontaine acknowledges that product strength is the major restriction to production-level 3D printing. FDM-produced parts lack the strength of their traditionally produced counterparts. “With FDM, part strength remains the same –still not strong enough for some applications,” said Fontaine.

The Strength and Speed Issue

While 3D printers are capable of creating object that cannot be produced through any other process, many of these objects fall short of the strength of the parts produced by injection molding or machining. “In the world of 3D printing, we have obstacles to face. The most pressing is structural strength. Complicated parts can have thousands of layers stacked upon one another, and this is the weakest link,” said Fontaine. “Layer bonding is simply not strong enough. Until this problem is solved, 3D printing will not fully live up to its potential to become a truly viable alternative to traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding and CNC machined and turned plastics.”

Fontaine see promise in the emerging FlashFuse 3D printing technique that involves electric welding combined with nanomaterial technology to solve the strength issue in FDM printed parts. “With FlashFuse technology, FDM printed parts can be as strong as the base material,” said Fontaine. “Isotropic properties are now a reality, proving equal strength in x, y, and z coordinates, and weak layer bonds are eliminated.”

 

 

Fontaine believes that noted that stronger parts will open up new markets for 3D printing. “Accelerated printing of highly functional parts will eventually replace weak prototype parts,” said Fontaine. “With added strength, 3D printed parts will go mainstream in automotive, aerospace, defense, medical and petroleum. Then, 3D printed parts will be as strong as injection molded parts, but without the high setup or mold costs. Plus, they can be easily changed, modified, or customized.”

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

Image of the multi-headed 3D printer courtesy of Stacker.


          Reference Frame Development   

Hey Coby.

As discussed on gitter I like the idea of a easy to build reference frame, particularly if it can support multiple platform types like QP and quads etc. Inherently a development platform will crash...such is the nature of devlopment. Making it easy to repair is critical, but also limiting damage, and rebuild time is another factor that would make the design popular.

Have you considered making the avionics, so FC and CC, a separate "pod" rather than integrating it into the lifting platform? My perspective is that the airframe needs to be structural to withstand the forces of flying and crashing, but the avionics could be housed separately inside/on/underneath the airframe. If the propulsion including ESC's are mounted on the frame, then swapping the avionics pod could be just plugging in the power and 4 servo cables (or 1 SBUS).

I like dividing my designs into three components for construction 1) airframe 2) avionics 3) battery. As most winged platforms tend to crash forwards into their nose, I like having the battery mounted in front and underneath the airframe, and in a position it can "eject" itself without ripping everything apart. It's the largest single mass on any aircraft, so having it mounted in such a way that it "barely" stays on in the rigors of flight, but comes off in a crash, typically means that the airframe will just need some new props and some tape to fly again. Some sort of quick release battery mount system would be ideal.

Like that you would end up with three main components, airframe, avionics and battery, with each being able to be customized, or changed without affecting the other. In particular the avionics part could then be done in such a way it can be compact enough to swap in and out of a quad or airplane. Also having the avionics in a pod makes for easy bench testing.

In regards to the CF tube motor mounts maybe a 3D printed compression fitting using a hose clamp would work, along with some tape around the tube to give it some grip? That allows for cables to be routed inside the tube if required for a cleaner install. CF doesn't like being drilled, let alone the particles are hazardous.

Being a test bed/ref design, I'd suggest the platform design weight not to exceed 2kg overall. You want the maximum avionics payload for the smallest airframe, with still decent flight times. Have you done any calculations regarding motor/prop specification, and what was the reason for using 15" props? Just for reference there are 2208 size motors with 2kg of thrust each from 6" props now. For example this 250 quad looks silly but fly's fine, it uses the same hover motors as our QP but weighs only half as much as the QP. :slight_smile:


          Modified Prusa i3 3D printer   
Hi everyone, So unfortunately I am leaving the 3D printing world for a little while. My machine is currently just in the corner gathering dust...
          (USA-NY-Liverpool) Manufacturing Engineer - Level 2   
**PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a** **Manufacturing Engineer - Level 2** **for an open position in** **Liverpool NY.** **Job Description:** + Provides Manufacturing Engineering support for ASW/EW and/or Ground-based Radar programs. + Provides assembly/inspection process guidance in addition to timely problem resolution through root cause and corrective action techniques. + Creates assembly planning based on drawings and solid models, participates in engineering technical reviews, develops methods for transitioning from development to production, identifies opportunities for process improvement, and interfaces with Tech Ops/Design Engineering organization to implement DFA concepts. + Develops tooling and fixturing to improve workflow and reduce injuries. + Supports Quality improvements and determines root cause/corrective actions in order to improve defect/rework/scrap/yield metrics. + Supports product sell-off, including interfacing with DCMA and/or customer as appropriate. + Actively participates in initiatives to improve IME (overhead) rate. + Identifies, manages, and implements capital projects in support of assigned programs. + May be required to develop cost estimates in support of proposals, and target times in support of production control. **Mandatory Skills:** + Ability to read and interpret drawings, parts lists, and military specifications. + Experience with mechanical/electrical assembly. + Ability to create Manufacturing planning/processes from generalized assembly drawings. + Demonstrated capability to multitask in support of multiple concurrent programs and initiatives. + This requires US citizenship. **Desired Skills:** + Previous experience with acoustic sensor systems, cable and/or cabinet assembly / manufacture. Lean or Six Sigma blackbelt or equivalent. + Change management experience, including initiating documentation changes and interpreting change management as it applies to work in process. + Solder training/certification to IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, or equivalent. 3D solid modeling (ProE or SolidWorks) and/or AutoCad competency. + Ability to create and work to detailed, task-oriented schedules. + Working knowledge of SAP. + Exposure to additive manufacturing or 3D printing technologies. + Familiarity with electrical, fiber optic, RF test equipment and protocols. + Solid trouble-shooting methodology to reduce downtime. This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check. If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination. PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests. PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including: + Health insurance + Paid holidays + Weekly payroll + Immediate 401(k) eligibility + Completion Bonuses + Training + Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, check out http://www.pdstech.com/ **$$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$** We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses! Contact a recruiter for details To find a recruiter near you, look at our Branch Locator. at http://www.pdstech.com/pds_locations.htm
          Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Application Engineer - InterPRO - Additive Manufacturing Systems & Services - Deep River, CT   
Becoming fully expert on HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology. Determining how Multi Jet Fusion technology addresses clients' unique needs and... $35,000 - $45,000 a year
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          Classified: Plastic 3D printed obsolete / hard to find parts   
Hi all Over the last year or so I have designed and 3D printed numerous parts for our beloved A2, these are either obsolete parts or difficult to...
          The Printrbelt lets you print multiple objects on, well, a belt   
A month ago I brought you the Blackbelt, a belt-driven 3D printer with an “infinite Z” meaning you can print really long objects or multiple objects in the same print job. Now there’s a new printer on the block and it looks like it’s blowing the Blackbelt out of the proverbial 3D printing water. The PrintrBelt is basically a 3D printer that prints onto a moving platform.… Read More
          Michelin unveils airless, 3D printed concept tire   
Michelin unveils what it says is the tire of the future - a 3D-printed tire-wheel combination that could be altered and customized based on driving needs. Bob Mezan reports.

          Watch an Artist 3D Print His Own Motorbike   

A New York and Connecticut-based artist has decided that the best way to get his hands on a 1972 Honda CB500 was to go about the process of making one for himself. Using open source 3D printers from Ultimaker, Jonathan Brand was able to construct a replica of the motorbike in PLA plastic -- an intricate process that began with the 3D modelling of each individual component of the bike, before printing out the life size pieces of plastic. Every element of the freshly-made CB500 was kept at a strict one millimetre thick to maintain an all-over transparency, with some of the individual pieces taking 24 hours to print. Even after completing the time-consuming process, Brand still had to take on the unenviable task of assembling the bike -- including the functional rolling wheels -- a process you can get to grips with in the video above. In other motorcycling news, check out Ducati's collaboration with renowned customiser Fred Krugger.

Read more at Hypebeast.com


          3D Printing Market by Offering (Printer, Material, Software, Service), Process (Binder Jetting, Direct Energy Deposition, Material Extrusion, Material Jetting, Powder Bed Fusion), Application, Vertical, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023..., Market Research Report: MarketsandMarkets   
The 3D printing market is estimated to be valued at USD 32.78 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 25.76% between 2017 and 2023. The 3D printing marketspace comprises major players such as Stratasys Ltd. (US), 3D Systems Corporation (US), EOS GmbH (Germany), Materialise NV (Netherlands), SLM Solutions Group AG (Germany), Arcam AB (Sweden), Concept Laser GmbH (Germany), The ExOne Company (US), Voxeljet AG (Germany), Proto Labs, Inc. (US), Optomec Inc. (US), ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (US), GROUPE GORGÉ (France), EnvisionTEC GmbH (Germany), Mcor Technologies Ltd. (Ireland), Beijing Tiertime Technology Co. Ltd. (China), Renishaw plc (UK), XYZprinting (Taiwan), Ultimaker BV (Netherlands), Koninklijke DSM N.V. (Netherlands), Höganäs AB (Sweden), taulman3D, LLC (US), Nano Dimension (Israel), Carbon Inc. (US), Markforged, Inc. (US), and Cookson Precious Metals Ltd. (UK)....
          Shape memory composites for 3D-printed photoresponsive devices   
Researchers have fabricated 3D printed photoresponsive shape memory devices through combining fused deposition modeling (FDM) printing technology and photoresponsive shape memory composites based on polyurethane and carbon black.


          (USA-WA-Seattle) Student Intern - Retail Stores   
Title Student Intern - Retail Stores Requisition Number 17-0175 Location Seattle Description CallisonRTKL seeks a motivated and energized interior designer or architecture student to join its Retail Practice Group in Seattle for student internship of 8-12 weeks for academic credit. Responsibilities Supports the project team through entry-level design and technical tasks Revises drawings and renderings Conducts research for the project team Produces graphic presentations and builds study models Performs calculations and basic analytical tasks Organizes files, materials, and displays Learns to manage workload within a context of schedules and work plans Works on multiple projects and collaborates with team members Begins to understand the process of time management, project planning, concept, and design Requirements Minimum of three years undergraduate education in a design-related field Knowledge of Revit or AutoCAD Knowledge of Rhino 3D printing, Grasshopper, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp preferred Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) We are an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
          The Printrbelt lets you print multiple objects on, well, a belt   
A month ago I brought you the Blackbelt, a belt-driven 3D printer with an “infinite Z” meaning you can print really long objects or multiple objects in the same print job. Now there’s a new printer on the block and it looks like it’s blowing the Blackbelt out of the proverbial 3D printing water. The PrintrBelt is basically a 3D printer that prints onto a moving platform.… Read More

          What are the best uses of 3D printing in Education?   
3D printing sounds like something from science fiction, but the process is similar to that of CNC machining, where billets are cut into specific shapes and products. But rather than cutting, it prints.

As far as how this can be used in education, it’s a matter of bringing objects out of the computer screen and into the hands of students for inspection, analysis, and other processes that can benefit from physical manipulation. In that way, 3D printers may eventually be able to bridge the gap between the physical and the digital–use a screen to find what you need, then print it into existence. Lets checkout benefits of 3D Printing in education.



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10 Ways 3D Printing Can Be Used In Education

1. Engineering design students can print out prototypes

2. Architecture students can print out 3D models of designs

3. History classes can print out historical artifacts for examination

4. Graphic Design students can print out 3D versions of their artwork

5. Geography students can print out topography, demographic, or population maps

6. Cooking students can create molds for food products

7. Automotive students can print out replacement parts or modified examples of existing parts for testing

8. Chemistry students can print out 3D models of molecules

9. Biology students can print out cells, viruses, organs, and other critical biological artifacts

10. Math students can print out “problems” to solve in their own learning spaces, from scale models to city infrastructural design challenges
          What is the best path to take to become a 3D printing expert?   
The best way to start is to use an easy 3D modeling tool such as 123d, TinkerCAD or 3Dtin to start making things. You will encounter a lot of issues and practical problems while doing this and start to iterate. Communities such as Shapeways and i.materialise also provide great platforms for learning, become active there.

Subscribe to TCT magazine and buy and read the Wohlers Report. TCT is free, Wohlers is very expensive but well worth it. I write for both but they are nonetheless excellent.

Read every press release, blog post and academic paper that comes out on 3D printing. Remember that the term Additive Manufacturing is used in academic literature because it is the official term for the technologies. Nowadays there is much more noise and fewer signals but you should learn to be critical and determine the difference between "3D printed body part bull" and 3D printed bodypart actual research. 3d printing service delhi ncr mumbai pune india



Visit events such as Makerfaires and tradeshows such as Rapid, TCTLive and Euromold. People are very approachable at the tradeshows and you can learn an awful lot. At Euromold for example I had an impromptu one hour conversation with a head of R&D at an SLM manufacturer for example and spoke with about 30 people in depth on one day. This level of access and learning is not present in other industries. Typically these people are hype adverse and will give you huge reality checks. You can also see a lot of parts and machines. 

You can try start a blog to get your ideas out. I'd recommend specializing in one area so jewelry, personalized medicine, aircraft parts for example. That way it is easier to take a deep dive into one subject. So you could learn everything about all the jewelry designers, Envisiontech, Solidscape, the wax machines at 3D Systems, MSDS of all the relevant materials etc. It would be easier.

Working for Materialise is like getting a 3D printing MBA. Working for a local service bureau will also help.

Want it more than anyone else. Lots of people are looking in to learning about 3D printing but most don't spend any real time on it. If you put in 30 hours a week of solid learning for years you will know more. jewelry 3d printing prototyping gujarat india
          what important should the designer be aware of,3d design?   
you are designing a product, and prototyping it using 3D printing. 3D prints are not usually a way to see if the product can be manufactured, that stage is a little earlier in the process. Unless manufacturing is something you know nothing about and there is no budget involved, then there is a slight advantage to holding a complex shape in your hand and assessing how it can be made. Usually the 3D drawings you have to make the print are just as useful.  3d printing service mumbai pune delhi chhattisgarh 



Normally, after the concept phase, it's time to sit down and figure out how each component is made. This process usually leads to some design changes/tweaks. It all depends on the shapes you are trying to create, the materials you are using and what you expect from your product mechanically/functionally. jewelry 3d printing prototyping gujarat

If injection moulding is new to you, there are plenty of online resources you can Google for help. There's even design blogs like Core77, you can upload your drawings (if ip protection isn't an issue) and get some advice from others (and me).

Thin walled 1mm moulds are quite common but do make the mould a little trickier. Depending on the profile you might need to add struts for strength. Also if there is a sudden thick wall near the thin, watch out for sink marks.

I might be looking at it the wrong way, but it's a very difficult question to answer without seeing your design. Hope this helps anyway.
          How do I become a 3D printing prototype designer?   
The appeal of  "3D printing" is that it can be done as a hobby or cottage industry. You don't need to get a job at, just build a printer and go for it. Building the machine isn't that hard, as others have mentioned, learning to do the CAD is the hard part. That can be learned at a trade school or university. If you just want to make little plastic models of things you can probably teach yourself everything you need to know and buy a complete printer  that's ready to go on Ebay or Amazon. If you want to make things out of metal and/or wood, that's a little harder but doable. You'll need to learn a little materials science so that you know about woods and metals. The tools, machines, and techniques used to model and build useful items are best learned in a trade school or even a mechanical engineering curriculum  if you have the time and money. Otherwise, using the internet, you can learn a lot on your own. 3D scanning simplifies the CAD part a lot but is expensive and not as easy as it looks. 3d printing chhattisgarh jharkhand anand mumbai pune india



Employers like youngsters at the entry level, but, self employment is viable at this point in the industry's development. Hopefully, the Chinese are far enough behind the curve on this that we still have few years ahead of us. The software skills are minimal. Very sophisticated proprietary and open source software packages exist for converting your CAD designs into machine instructions. Likewise for the Design software. It's a matter of knowing how to use the software, not  writing it.

As far as specializations, I'd say that is wide open just pick something you'd like to do. Make machine parts, musical instruments, toys, sculptures, furniture, jewelry, weapons, or whatever you can imagine. 3d printed object gallery
          What are some common forms of rapid prototyping?   
The most common forms of rapid prototyping are:
1. Laser stereolithography (SLA) 3d printing - when the object is grown in the fluidal photopolymer. The object gets dense under the influence of the ultraviolet laser.



2. SLS or Selective Laser Sintering. With this technology models are created in SLS printers. It has a lot in common with SLA, but raw material. It is not a fluidal photopolymer but the powder thermoplastic material. How it works: the powder gets heat to the high, close to melting temperature, levels off and, affected by the laser, the necessary contour is created on it. In the place where the beam touches the powder elements mold and sinter. 3d printing service kerala Uttar Pradesh delhi chhattisgarh kochi anand india

3. FDM 3d printing or Fused Deposition Modeling. The technology is patented by the company Stratasys. The prototype is made in the 3D printer out of different types of thermoplastic.

          Can someone 3D print a diamond?   
Diamonds are a controversial stone. They’re beautiful, and, for many people, a status symbol, but the diamond industry is tainted by the issue of conflict diamonds, or blood diamonds, which are diamonds mined in war-torn zones and sold to finance armed combat. Progress has been made in reducing the conflict diamond trade, but it’s still an issue that means shopping for a diamond requires some extra research to avoid inadvertently funding civil war. 3d printing service delhi ncr chhattisgarh jharkhand Uttar Pradesh india



That polymer is deposited in layers, alternating with layers of a ceramic powder, by the printer in a predetermined shape. The deposited shape is then heated to temperatures over 100 degrees in an inert atmosphere to cause pyrolysis, a physical and chemical change that happens when an organic material is heated without the presence of oxygen. In this case, the heat causes the poly(hydridocarbyne) to crystallize into a diamond. Any excess ceramic powder is then removed.

That’s one proposal. The patent application also discusses the use of other pre-ceramic polymers; another proposal involves the use of nanodiamond powder.

As it’s still just a patent application, there’s no telling when – or if – Lockheed Martin’s 3D diamond printer will become a reality. Lockheed’s intention is to be able to 3D print diamond drill heads with complex geometries, as well as super-strong, lightweight saws, knives and armor, but in theory, such a printer could be used to print diamond jewelry. The proposed printer can print diamonds in any shape, which could result in a whole new market of intricate, complex diamond jewelry or other items. I expect that the cost of a diamond printer will be pretty astronomical, at least at first – but if jewelers invest in them, it’ll be interesting to see how the cost of a 3D printed diamond ring might compare to a traditional one.

One can only speculate how 3D printed diamond jewelry might catch on. It’s unlikely that people will actually be printing diamonds from the comfort of their own homes, at least not anytime soon, but as with other forms of 3D printed jewelry gujarat india , most of the appeal lies in the possibility for customization. You’re going to have a tough time finding a jeweler willing or able to chisel a diamond into the shape of your fiancée’s favorite flower, but with a 3D printer, there’s a lot more potential for unique custom designs.
          What is a (modern) manufacturing process innovation comparable to 3D Printing?   
The size, price, processing power had all changed from the early days of computing.

The same confluence of activity would have to take place for 3D printing to take off. Here's my list of top 3 most important things: 3d printing service anand orissa chhattisgarh telangana india



1) Price: price would have to be somewhere in people's grasp. This could be price of a machine for desktop, or price of print/material cost for industrial machine.

2) Quality: materials that are food safe, wearable, accurate prints. Take an inventory of the stuff on your desk or around the room, the amount of qualifications for these materials are by and large not yet met. For example, on my desk I have things like a mug and a wind up brain toy. The mug has to be foodsafe, the wind up brain has to combine different materials and the parts have to fit tightly so tolerances can't be off. This is directly related to what applications additive manufacturing can/can't be used for.

3) Content (here let's look at some manufacturing vs. software examples): the last piece is what VisiCalc provided for personal computing. Content must be relatable, and easy to use. I'll break that down into two examples. First, relatability. Before VisiCalc, people in universities used these computing machines for crunching large sets of data. That is simply not something that "normals" care about. However, people do care about budgeting. This is something many people do in business as well as in their households, hence VisiCalc was a breakthrough application because it was relatable. The second piece is ease of use. For this I often use Photoshop vs. Instagram as an analogy. Photoshop's tools are pretty self explanatory but give me Photoshop and I will give you a blank JPG, or a crudely drawn smiley face. Instagram however, I can take a picture of garbage, apply a filter and call it "art." Note, clearly Photoshop serves an important purpose but it is the wrong type of tool to look at when thinking about "mass adoption" (it's more useful as a wide industry adoption case study).

All things we kept in mind while designing and launching my startup, Mixee Me: design your own 3d printed figurine!  jewelry 3d printing gujarat india
          Re: Difference between MPEG and MPEG4   
There are lots of difference. Remember MPEG-1 is the first generation video codec, while H.264 is the fourth generation (after MPEG-2 and MPEG-4, part 2).

MPEG-1 was optimized for video playback using a CD-ROM (about 1.5 Mbits/s)
MPEG-4, part 10 (aka AVC or H.264) was optimized for video playback using Blu-Ray.
a) MPEG-1 did not support interlaced pictures
b) MPEG-1 was used mostly for SIF-resolution pictures (about 360x240) (those old enough may remember movies in VCD and SVCD formats), H.264 supports HD (1920x1080)
c) MPEG-1 was based on the 8x8 DCT; H.265 uses fixed-point DCT-like 4x4 transform
d) MPEG-1 used Huffman and variable-length coding for lossless compression; H.265 uses arithmetic coding
e) H.264 uses a better Intra-coding mode, more flexible motion prediction, and a new "loop filter."
H.264 added support for 10-bit video and 3-D video.
Wikipedia, under "Features" provides a full list of all the new features of H.264

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          Oddish Planter, Pokemon Planter, Succulent Planter, Air Planter Many Colors by EngraveCraze   

8.99 USD

3D printed in ABS (Lego material) or PLA, a biodegradable plastic derived from renewable resources such as corn starch.

Use to plant your favorite succulent or air plant!

- Easy to clean
- Light weight
- Perfect for all occasions
- Makes a great gift
- Hole for water drainage

*PLEASE REVIEW SIZES BEFORE PURCHASE*

Sizes: (X,Y,Z)
Small - 66mm x 44mm x 75mm - Planter opening 45mm
Medium - 77mm x 52mm x 87mm - Planter opening 52mm
Large - 88mm x 59mm x 100mm - Planter opening 60mm
XL - 111mm x 75mm x 125mm - Planter opening 76mm

Pictured is the small.
Does not include plant.

EngraveCraze is not charging any design fee on this item. We are simply offering a 3D printing service. We only charge for a printing service fee and a material fee.

This work is entirely an expression of dedication to the original characters. This is not a product of the original authors and is not intended to emulate that of The Pokémon Company or Nintendo.


          Brave girls' life-changing surgery for new 3D printed ears   
Anya Storie and Charlotte Richardson were both born with one of their ears not fully developed.
          Global 3D Printing Software Sales Market 2017 - SketchUP, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Maya, 3DS Max, Inventor, Tinkercad   
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