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3D Printing your brain, a quick how to.

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Jun 2013

3D Printing your brain, a quick how to.

f you have ever wanted to hold in your hands, what is between your ears, today is your lucky day. 3D printers have been around for a little while now, yet people are still finding new uses for this amazing technology. intirb has created a tutorial on how to obtain a 3D scan of your brain, yes yours.


Household uses for your desktop 3D printer [Part 1]

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Jun 2013

Household uses for your desktop 3D printer [Part 1]

This is a 3 part series on how you can use your desktop 3D printer if you have one, and reasons to get one if you don’t already. We have assembled some of the more practical and fruitful things you can do with a 3D printer. Whether you’re designing it yourself  (good on ya’mate!)or downloading it from cyber space, there are many great examples of things...

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Apr 2013

Quick 3D Printing Glossary

Raft – A technique used to prevent warping. Instead of directly on the build surface, parts are built on top of a “raft” of material that you remove and dispose of post-print. The raft is larger than the part and so has more adhesion. Support material – For any part of the model where there is an overhang or gap between parts, a support material is laid...

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Mar 2013

Build Creatures On Your iPad, Bring Them To Life With 3D Printing

he latest entry in Autodesk’s 123D line of 3D design tools, 123D Creature gives iPad owners the power to sculpt and paint their own three-dimensional creatures and then share them with the community, export them as a 3D mesh, or have them sent to a 3D printing service to be transformed into real stuff. 123D Creatures has a lot of depth for a tablet-based amateur design app, yet...

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Feb 2013

3D printer and 3D printing forum

We are happy to annouce the launch of our own forum. http://forum.3dprintingsystems.com/ In the future we will be using the forum to answer common questions, and as a place for you to share your ideas. There is a section dedicated to education, so teachers and students care share the class room projects and in the future browse it for inspiration.


Where to find free 3D CAD models for 3D Printing

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Feb 2013

Where to find free 3D CAD models for 3D Printing

There are several places to find 3D models on the internet. If you still learning how to design, but want something to print we have put together a list of some of the most popular online collections of objects for you. Sharing is Caring



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