Charles Romans – 3D Printing Services

In this video, Charles Romans discusses 3D Printing Services at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History. Learn more at:

http://art.uiowa.edu/3d-printing-facility

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Riding in a 3D-printed car – NAIAS 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMRO9XJKfE8?rel=0]

Originally published by The Verge to YouTube on 13 Jan 2015.

About

“At Detroit’s North American International Auto Show, we had a chance to ride in an all-electric car that’s assembled in a very, very unusual way. It’s not fast, but it gets plenty of looks.”

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Neri Oxman: Revolution in Art & Design using 3D Printing with the Stratasys Objet Connex500 multi-material 3D printer

Originally published to YouTube on May 4, 2012

For more information: http://ow.ly/oT2Lm
As seen on the Stratasys blog: http://ow.ly/qFUY8

A special thanks to MIT Media Lab’s Neri Oxman, Peter Schmitt (3D printed clock) & Amit Zoran (3D printed flute) for kindly allowing footage of their 3D printed models to be used in the making of this film. (Some of these parts were created using a variety of 3D printing technologies including Stratasys Objet 3D printers.)

In this insightful interview, Neri Oxman,architect, designer and professor of Media Arts and Sciences and Director of the Mediated Matter group at the MIT Media Lab, explains the differences between ‘additive’ and ‘subtractive’ manufacturing. Inspired by things that ‘grow’ in nature, Oxman uses the world’s most advanced 3D printing technology – the Stratasys Objet Connex500 multi-material 3D printer to produce some incredible models which were on display at the Pompidou Center until August 6th 2012 at the ‘Multiversites Creatives’ exhibit. Neri also explains 3D printing within the wider paradigm shift in technology and manufacturing – comparing it to the Gutenberg 2D print revolution of the 1440’s.

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Stratasys Triple Jetting Technology for 3D Multimaterial Printing

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO2A0SCWhT0]

This video was originally published to YouTube on 4 November 2014. (source)

Stratasys triple-jetting technology is unique, allowing users to build products with up to three base materials in a single run, forming new Digital Materials such as Digital ABS or producing parts in vibrant colors. This technology 3D prints parts in a single, automated build with up to 80 material properties per part, ranging from rigid to rubber-like in a range of vibrant colors and a range of Shore-A values producing exceptional final-product realism.

Bringing triple-jetting workflow benefits into an office setting for the first time, the Objet260 Connex1 3D Printer achieves multi-material 3D printing with three-material parts and mixed trays in a compact system. Fewer material changeovers and hot swapping – or reloading material and support cartridges while the 3D printer is operating – allows for continuous part production.

For more information on the
Objet260 Connex1: http://ow.ly/DMvkv

The Objet260 Connex2 multi-material 3D Printer combines all of the benefits of Connex1 with the power of two-component Digital Materials. The Objet260 Connex2 multi-material 3D Printer delivers advanced multi-material prototyping and manufacturing capabilities with mixed trays of more than 100 Digital Material options; including Digital ABS, a variety of Shore A values, and a range of opacities and shades. Suitable for several applications, the Connex2 can build products with rigid, flexible and clear materials in one part. Manufacturers using Digital ABS can create mold cores and cavities for short-run injection molding or produce custom manufacturing tools like jigs and fixtures.

For more information on the
Objet260 Connex2: http://ow.ly/DMvMw

The Objet260 Connex3 is a color, multi-material 3D printer compact enough for office use. From industries such as consumer electronics requiring toughness, color and soft-touch parts, to manufactured parts in automotive combining Digital ABS with rubber-like material, Connex3 technology offers the complete range of PolyJet materials for color and maximum versatility in material properties for ultimate final-product aesthetics. Additionally, the Objet260 Connex3 will now support files exported from CAD as VRMLs, as well as STLs. This retains color designations from the designer, eliminating the need for the Connex3 operator to re-designate all shells in Objet Studio.

For more information on the
Objet260 Connex3: http://ow.ly/DMyPE

For more information on PolyJet Technology: http://ow.ly/DMyXT
For more information on Connex Systems: http://ow.ly/DMz6B

 

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DITV: Studio Arts 3D Printing Services

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe5JBPKNJpk]

Synopsis. This video provides an introduction to the 3D Printing Services at Studio Arts. This video was originally published to YouTube on 8 October 2014. (source)

About the Facility. “The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Iowa has operated a 3D Printing Facility since 2008 at the Studio Arts Building. The main goal of this facility is to support the curriculum of the 3D Design Program at The School of Art & Art History. Our services are available for use by all Students, Staff and Faculty of The University of Iowa.” (source)

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CNET: DeeGreen 3D Printer Review

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5TbjFIa4Oc]

Synopsis. CNET editor Dong Ngo creates an object with the DeeGreen 3D printer from be3D. Measuring 19.4 by 15.5 by 15.3 inches (495x395x390mm), the DeeGreen is about the same physical size as the Monoprice. However, it takes just a fraction of the time to get set up and running. In fact, it was easier to use than some regular printers in my trial. Out of the box, the printer is fully assembled with all of its important parts tied in place. There are just two parts you need to install. [More…] This video was first published to YouTube on 7 October 2014.

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3D Modeling for 3D Printing Tutorial

In the following six videos, Shapeways Designer Evangelist Lauren guides you through a simple project to turn a line sketch on paper into a 3D-printable file. This lesson uses Tinkercad, a browser-based modeling tool, and Photoshop CC.

More tutorials are online at
http://www.shapeways.com/tutorials


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix_CP3V7lZU]

This tutorial covers:
– Brief introduction to the history and applications of 3D printing
– Overview of how 3D printing works
– Review of design file types and formats


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-V6ZenHP0Q]

This tutorial covers:
– Draw or sketch your design with pen and paper
– Photograph your design and import to Photoshop
– Digitize your design in Photoshop by creating an outline


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF4-Pk7bNuQ]

This tutorial covers how to:
– Extrude a 3D model from a 2D file
– Prepare your model using basic 3D modeling tools
– Export your 3D model from Photoshop for use in Tinkercad


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSDhACnji5k]

This tutorial covers:
– Navigate and getting oriented in Tinkercad
– Basics of controlling and modifying 3D objects
– Rotate 3D models in your workplane


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOr6ozodtlM]

This tutorial covers:
– Import your 3D model as an STL file
– Scale and adjust your design
– Combine two shapes to create an articulated/interlocking design
– Design with the 3D printing material in mind (SLS nylon)
– Download 3D model for 3D printing


 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjcpgY3MYm4]

This tutorial covers:
– The basics of how 3D printing service such as Shapeways works
– Review design guidelines of h3 & Flexible Plastic
– Upload & order your design

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Tested In-Depth: Desktop 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZXlwxAe9co]

“We’ve been experimenting with home 3D printers for a while, but we now finally have a desktop 3D scanner at the office too! We test the new Matter and Form 3D scanner that digitizes any small object, generating a 3D model and file that we can then send over to our 3D printer. It’s like photocopying a real-world object!”

Originally published to YouTube by Tested on 25 September 2014.

Ekocycle 3D Printer Uses Post-Consumer Waste

Originally published to YouTube by 3D Systems on Jun 16, 2014. (source)

Synopsis. will.i.am introduces the EKOCYCLE Cube 3D printer. The EKOCYCLE Cube is not just another tool for making, it is a revolutionary tool for RE-making, and encourages and helps us to change the way we think about recycling by transforming post-consumer waste into new and beautiful objects.

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MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer (Fifth Generation Model)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU9v71o5Udk]

Synopsis. MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis introduces the fifth generation MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, now available at http://www.makerbot.com/replicator. This video was first published to YouTube on 6 January 2014. (source)

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