Video from Ultimaker 3 PrinterClick here for video feed from the printer (this video feed is only available on campus and when the printer is connected).
Category Archives: Printing
Researching Flexible Printing Filament and Resin
Up until 2015 or so, there were very few plastics and resins for their respective types of 3D printers. Since then, there has been much work done to develop new an interesting resins and plastics for specialized uses, e.g., plastic filament … Continue reading
Custom Microscope Stage for Physics
Here is a time lapse video from the Ultimaker’s internal camera for the print of a custom stage for a microscope with Professor Christine Helms in the Physics Department. Professor Helms created the initial design in COMSOL Multiphysics while some … Continue reading
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3D Printed Campus
As part of the century celebration on campus, the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology; Digital Scholarship Lab; and Boatwright Library collaborated on the printing of a 2 foot by 3 foot terrain map of campus as it looked in … Continue reading
Second Tutorial for Creating a Cube Project for 3D Printing
The following tutorial contains the remaining steps for creating a cube designed for 3D printing in which the cube consists of 3 interlocking components each made of smaller cubes (click here for the 1st part of the tutorial).
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First Tutorial for Creating a Cube Project for 3D Printing
The following tutorial contains the bulk of the steps for creating a cube designed for 3D printing in which the cube consists of 3 interlocking components each made of smaller cubes. The remaining steps that would be necessary for preparing … Continue reading
A Biology Experiment
Professors Ovidiu Lipan and Laura Runyen-Janecky approached the CTLT with the idea of developing a new fly experiment for introductory science students in the Integrated Quantitative Science course in which students would study the locomotion of various ages of a … Continue reading
3D Printing in the UR Alumni Magazine
As a collaborate project between University Communications, CTLT, and Boatwright Library, we developed the largest 3D print to be printed on a UR CTLT printer for inclusion in a video that documents the night culture in the library. The cubic … Continue reading
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UR CTLT 3D Printing in the News
We were visited today by Richmond’s own WTVR senior reporter, Wayne Covil. He interviewed me as part of a story about the 3D printing of guns (see earlier post for background). Bottom-line, current low-cost 3D printers are not quite ready to … Continue reading
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Full Color FDM Printing?
Many in the low to medium-cost 3D printing world are cautiously optimistic to the initial hype for a printer that is promoted by the makers to print full color objects. The manufacturer, botObjects, will be releasing more information in June, but … Continue reading
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Updates on Working with the Solidoodle 3
In the video below, I describe some of our recent activity regarding optimizing printing for our Solidoodle 3 3D printer including: printing with ABS using an enclosure (no ducted fan) printing with PLA using a ducted fan (no/open enclosure) using … Continue reading