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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 Printing Pen

The 3Doodler, a 3D printing pen, has met it’s funding goal on Kickstarter. The 3Doodler is simply a pen with a plastic extruder on the end. By pressing a button, ABS plastic is extruded out of the tip and hardens … Continue reading

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First Real Print Jobs on the New Solidoodle 3

We have really had a tough time getting things to stick on the build platform for the SD3.  I had it working well enough for two class demonstrations, but I was printing short items and had the z-level set really … Continue reading

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Staples Will Offer 3D Printing in Select Retail Locations

from www.wikipedia.com Staples is linking up with Mcor Technologies to offer 3D printing at select retail locations. The prints will be full color at 5760 x 1440 x 508dpi printed by an Mcor IRIS printer. The service will begin in … Continue reading

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Skyfall Special Effects Team Turns to 3D Printing for Aston Martin Model

Computer graphics have become a standard technology for creating elaborate scenes in today’s action movies. The new James Bond movie “Skyfall” is no different. However for a scene involving a 1960 Aston Martin DB 5, The effects crew turned to … Continue reading

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