According to Project Team Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart Prof. Achim Menges, David Correa, Steffen Reichert, “The biological systems rely on differentiated materials and structured material systems that are at the same time sensor, actuator, and regulator.
Previous research at the Institute for Computational Design explored the transfer of these biological principles to architectural systems based on hygroscopically actuated wood-veneer composite systems, leading to the development of the HygroScope Installation (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012) and a first building application for the HygroSkin Pavilion (FRAC Centre, Orleans, 2013)”.
Using multi-material will be awesome for everybody. We can have our beautiful creation with the help of 3D printed fabric:)
According to N2K, “Advancements in 3D printing have enabled universities, designers and fashion houses to work collaboratively towards wearable printed clothing. 3D Printing Tech Revolutionize The Fashion World”.
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Please use some precautions if you are using Laser Cutting with a 3D Printer” It is very very important to use the carbon monoxide detector.part cooling fan” style fan it will help you when you cut. It reduces the risk of something catching fire and blows away the burned wood so the laser can reach the uncut wood.
It might risk sooth accumulating on the lens and eventually blocking enough light that you damage the lens itself with the heat.
You need ventilation and more than just an open window. If you want to use the airbrush compressor into a vacuum pump to pull away from the smoke. I will be worried that you can see the laser beam through the safety-glasses.
If you want to prevent the face from getting charred, put painter’s tape on top.
If you want the laser performance to last you need another mini fan to blow out the smoke so the residue of that smoke won’t be impaired on the laser beam output if you don’t blow air in the output focus lens that lens Will get covered with the smoke residue and destroy it so you need to blow air on the output lens and evacuate the smoke at the same time, you can add a mechanical end stop to the laser to home the Z, as the laser never needs to be hitting the bed or print like a nozzle,
To prevent the scorching just add some masking tape on top of the plywood. Did you think about designing an enclosure for the hypercube? That would be the best for ventilation of all those nasty laser fumes”.
Suggestions for height adjustment–
+1 on adjusting the z height with each pass to keep the focal length the same and +1 on some air assist as the smoke will reduce the laser’s power. With both mods, you’d cut through in fewer passes.
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