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Why have in house 3D printing?

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Nov 2012

Why have in house 3D printing?

3D Printers have been around for years.  However, they seem to be the hot topic of the year.  So, what kind of impact can they have on the engineering design process? The engineering design process can vary from company to company.  Usually, it will start with an idea and end with some kind of packet of information going to manufacturing. The person with the idea...

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16

Nov 2012

Printing a heart

If you ever wonder what the future might be like in relation to 3D printers, be sure to check out the video above.


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Nov 2012

3D printing and the future – where to next?

The desktop 3D printer. It is all about creating. Rather than having someone in a land far away decide how everything should look and feel, we now have the power to decide ourselves. More now than ever before, we have the power to take our ideas, and make them happen. For new products, designs and creations. Watch the video below to be inspired with what we are...

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Is that a new colour?

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Nov 2012

Is that a new colour?

Is this a new colour we see? Better go and check our store to see what else is new!


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Nov 2012

3D Printing, Copyright Nightmare or DIY Heaven?

Originally posted on businessoffashion.com LONDON, United Kingdom — Remember Maison Martin Margiela’s L’Incognito sunglasses from 2008? Of course you do. A futuristic strip of dark polycarbonate that wrapped around the wearer’s eyes like an identity-obscuring black bar, they were an instant sell-out and are now sought-after collectibles. I missed my chance to buy them and I’ve regretted it ever since. Everyone has their version of this story,...

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Oct 2012

3D printing and electronics combine in aerial wing

Originally posted on: europeanplasticsnews A wing for a model unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been made with fused deposition modelling (FDM) and printed electronics in a hybrid structure. The result of a partnership in the US between 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys and printed electronics technology firm Optomec, the Smart Wing may pave the way for future lightweight drone aircraft. The wing structure is built using...

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Radio clock – past, meet the future

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Oct 2012

Radio clock – past, meet the future

If you loved the neon signs from yesteryear and the form factor of a 3D printed part, look no further than inter-culture. They print parts on order! Japanese designer electronics manufacturer Inter-Culture has introduced a trio of retrofuturistic nylon resin clock radios that combine cutting-edge 3D printing technology with the warm Cold War-era glow of high-voltage Nixie tubes. The uniquely organic appearance of the radios’ nylon resin bodies...

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Wii U Gamepad design

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Oct 2012

Wii U Gamepad design

3D Printing is becoming an important step in the design process of new products. The latest controller for the Wii U involved heavy use of 3D printing to get the design just right! Nintendo’s engineers made use of new 3D printing technology to create the many different designs for the Wii U GamePad. The quick molds that were generated then went through some old-school manufacturing...

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3D Printed Plane Test flight

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Oct 2012

3D Printed Plane Test flight

Originally posted on: timesofindia  Researchers have successfully built and flown an unmanned aerial vehicle, using 3D printing technology. Engineering students from the University of Virginia posted a YouTube video of a plastic turbofan engine they had designed and built using 3D printing technology. Executives at Mitre Corporation saw the video and sent an announcement to the School of Engineering and Applied Science that they were looking for two summer...

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Oct 2012

ULearn 2012

As Kevin Honeywell witnessed education around the country he collected powerful experiences that still influence his conversations and his work with educators. He spent 13 years teaching art K-12 in public school and for 17 years spent summers leading creative adventure camps for kids of all ages. In 1991 he received the Making IT Happen Award which is an internationally recognized awards program for educators...

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