Leslie Langnau's Blog – February 2013 Archive (2)

What it takes to achieve a low cost desktop 3D printer for engineers

The question of when will more engineers use 3D printers may be answered this way—when the price per prototype drops, some say to as far down as less than $1.00 a part. At least that’s what Ezra Zygmuntowicz, CEO, founder, and “hacker” (his words) at Trinity Labs thinks. I met Ezra at the recent MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA. He was displaying his new prosumer 3D printer in the PBC Linear booth.…


Added by Leslie Langnau on February 19, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Geomagic Freeform 3D scanning software was used to render the face of King Richard III.

The story of the remains of King Richard III has been in the news lately.  It's interesting that the historical record was fairly accurate.  But did you know that 3D scanning software helped verify some of that historical information?  http://www.makepartsfast.com/2013/02/4951/geomagic/

Added by Leslie Langnau on February 6, 2013 at 6:14am — No Comments


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