Month: May 2018

Look Better 3D Model

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According to the Ukrainian Mathematician,” They can make your 3D printed models look better 3D Model. The Ukrainian mathematician Georgy Voronoy, among his many accomplishments, he defined what is now known as the Voronoi diagram. A Voronoi diagram looks like this ( Please see the picture)”.:)
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Sugar 3D Printer

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According to Rohit Bhargava professor of bioengineering at the University of Illinois,” he has created a new kind of 3D printer capable of producing complex shapes from sugar that can be used to grow biological tissues. The printer uses a process called free-form printing to create intricate structures that could not be made with traditional layer-by-layer 3D printing”.

https://news.illinois.edu

Dr. 3d Printer(Removable magnetic 3D printing surface)

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According to Angus,” He is from Maker’s Muse. He is the Dr. 3D printer for our research category. Whenever I 3D print any object it always gets stuck over the surface and breaks the object.
It is a good idea to use removable magnetic 3D printing surface. I am using the comments for my post or using cotton fabric as a 3d printed surface for the very inexpensive way. In the USA it’s possible to purchase magnetic vent covers in hardware stores like Home Depot or OSH or building stores. They are designed to cover the heating or cooling vents in your house. They’re just large flexible sheets of magnetic material.
In Australia, you can buy from the A4 sized magnetic sheet from Officeworks for $5.
you can also get self-adhesive neodymium sheets with a much stronger pull but are good to 100 degrees. There are also higher temp but lower pull sheets, but usually flexible sheets they tend to use a grade of vinyl that starts to deform around 125 degrees or so. Also, Spring temper carbon steel is often sold as hardened shim stock sheets, which you can get a little cheaper occasionally and are usually toleranced well for thickness (if it is flat… sometimes it is cut off a roll and a little bowed). If you can find a hardened piece of 1095 steel that happens to be flat, that’ll work too. “sample sheet” packs which are often 4”-6” square and are only a few bucks.
some users use the buildtak removable heat bed and the sprint steel is really high-quality stuff.
Some people use I use a sheet of 6mm acrylic held down with clips.
Some other viewers are using the sheet of 300 x 300 spring steel for about 16 GBP, around 30 AUD for you, you have to order it and it is laser cut for whatever size you want, China will be next LOL, RobUK”.:)

 

Color-Changing 3D Printables

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Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). according to Stefanie Mueller, she is the X-Consortium Career Development Assistant Professor in the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering,” Largely speaking, people are consuming a lot more now than 20 years ago, and they’re creating a lot of waste and by changing an object’s color, you don’t have to create a whole new object every time.”
“Appearance adaptivity, in general, is always a superior feature to have, and we’ve seen many other kinds of adaptivity enabled with manufactured objects,” says Changxi Zheng, an associate professor at Columbia University who co-directs Columbia’s Computer Graphics Group.
“This work is a true breakthrough in being able to change the color of objects without repainting them.”:)

 

http://news.mit.edu

Cut Costs with 3D Printing

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According to Machine Design article,”
Well-designed 3D-printed parts. Try to use honeycombs and complex matrices.3D printing suitable for end-use parts, but many parts will transition from printing to machining, molding, or casting as production volumes grow.
3D printed parts minimize post-production steps that add cost and time.
Tooling is not needed with 3D printing”.

http://www.machinedesign.com

Medical Images to 3D Print Human Organ Models

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A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has 3D printed lifelike artificial organ models that mimic the exact anatomical structure, mechanical properties, and look and feel of real organs. In this study, the research team took MRI scans and tissue samples from three patients’.

According to lead researcher Michael McAlpine, an associate professor of mechanical engineering in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering, “We are developing next-generation organ models for pre-operative practice. The organ models we are 3D printing are almost a perfect replica in terms of the look and feel of an individual’s organ, using our custom-built 3D printers,” and 2017 recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

“We think these organ models could be ‘game-changers’ for helping surgeons better plan and practice for surgery. We hope this will save lives by reducing medical errors during surgery.”

3D printed organ models are made using hard plastics or rubbers.

Researchers tested the tissue and developed customized silicone-based inks that can be “tuned” to precisely match the mechanical properties of each patient’s prostate tissue.

“The sensors could give surgeons real-time feedback on how much force they can use during surgery without damaging the tissue,” said Kaiyan Qiu, a University of Minnesota mechanical engineering postdoctoral researcher and lead author of the paper. “This could change how surgeons think about personalized medicine and pre-operative practice.”

The researchers then attached soft, 3D printed sensors to the organ models and observed the reaction of the model prostates during compression tests and the application of various surgical tools.:)

https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/researchers-3d-print-lifelike-artificial-organ-models

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/admt.201700235

 

3D printing the Cherry cake

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This is the high tech design bakery. Minimum tooling is needed with 3D printing. It can save time and money.
Importance of 3D printing cake is we can have vegan, gluten-free any kind of cake in less time. I think any professional can make the vegan or gluten free cake in no time. We are talking about 3D printing and this is 3D printed cake we can use our imagination to create any dream design.
preparation to make design take less time so it will be easy to make.

Have fun:)

 

3D printed food restaurant in Wolvega

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The 3D printer that prints food. Byflow is a multi-material, easy to use the 3D printer that offers high-quality prints and is portable to take with you anywhere! The Byflow can print with 20 different materials including delicious chocolate.
In his restaurant in Wolvega Jan wants to focus on creating a special experience for his guests. The preparations’ process will be visible, a lot will be prepared on the spot at the table and the 3D Food Printer will have a prominent place. No wonder they make such a good team with byFlow – their mission to change the way how food is prepared and experienced seems to fit just perfectly.:)

 

https://www.imakr.com/en/

https://www.imakr.com/us/en/

https://www.3dbyflow.com

5D Printer Halo

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We already know about 3D, 4D, 5D Printing previously. Now we are learning more about 5D printing. This is made in India Halo 5D Printer. The Bengaluru-based company, Etherial Machine has come up with a 3D printing technique like no other. 5D printer won the Best of Innovation CES 2018 Award.
5D printing can be better called 5-axis printing, where there are five distinct axes along which the printer head moves. This allows for far more complex structures to be printed, while also enabling much stronger construction. Here’s how it work.
The benefits of 5D Printing is more than regular 3D printing. Because objects that are 3D printed are technically made out of slices of flat layers. The layers are flat, the object can have some weak points. When we use 5D printing, the curved layers prevent creating weak points.

According to MERL’s scientist ( Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs ) William Yerazunis, Ph.D. Senior Principal Research Scientist of this lab explained,” Tests that have been made with 5D printed objects by MERL showed that these objects were 3 to 5 times stronger than if it had been 3D printed. MERL explained the difference in strength by comparing a bicycle to a motorcycle. MERL pressurized two identical plastic printed pressure caps, one created with 3D printing and the other with 5D printing. The 3D printed cap could only handle 0.1 megapascals of pressure – so, about 1 second before it burst.
5D printing, for example, a concave cap, an item that could not be 3D printed because it needs a lot of fillers and support, plus whose design is too complex. Below you can see an example of a 5D printed concave cap and you will directly understand how the shape didn’t allow for horizontal 3D printed layers.:)

 

https://www.sculpteo.com

Work, Workflow, Workload and BPM — KWKeirstead’s Blog

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Work as we know it today, is about to change. Most of us will soon have automobiles that drive themselves. 3-D printing already allows assemblies to be built that are not assemblies. AI seems to be making a comeback and we’re starting to see machines capable of self-diagnosis and preventive maintenance. In the area of […]

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