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A crash course to become a 3D Printing guru

You’ve been asked to use 3D printing to make something extraordinary. And you have near zero idea of how it works. Good. The following might be handy. It starts with a basic intro so that you can hook on to a few concepts, continues with recipes to make immediate use of these readily-available-in-almost-any-slicer-features, and lights…

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3D printer @ University – Kickoff

Spending 5 days on a 3D printing workshop with to-be product designers at the ALBA School / University, After a brief intro to designs made with 3D printers, kinds of machines, toolchain and a prospective, the students have been invited to enter a product contest – products tailored for the 3D printing process -, and … to assemble by themselves, from…

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3DP Strength Test

Putting to the test a bag holder to see how much weight it can take, the degenerescence / failure mode and ability of FEA to detect the issues. The piece : Printed at 250°C with a colorfull but problematic ABS filament. The filament is bubbling when extruded, probably due to moisture that tries to find its way…

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