Leslie Langnau's Blog – March 2014 Archive (3)

NBA’s Golden State Warriors gets involved in 3D printing

Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, has a lofty goal–bring 3D printers to every school in America.  Similar to the FIRST programs for robotics, introducing 3D printing to school kids is a great way to develop future engineers.  The MakerBot Academy was launched in November 2013 and through corporate and individual partnerships, has already funded more than 1,000 teacher requests to receive a MakerBot…

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Added by Leslie Langnau on March 12, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Can lower cost 3D scanners serve your reverse engineering needs?

The 3D printing industry is helping to grow the market for 3D scanners, especially with the introduction of a number of low cost scanners. Are these scanners an alternative to more professional versions for your application?

How will the introduction of low cost 3D scanners affect your…

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Added by Leslie Langnau on March 11, 2014 at 5:45am — No Comments

Tips on choosing a finishing method for your 3D printed part

This article explores the more common methods of finishing a 3D printed part, whether that is for look and feel, or for function. 

http://www.makepartsfast.com/2014/03/6782/choosing-finishing-method-additive-manufacturing/…

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Added by Leslie Langnau on March 11, 2014 at 5:42am — No Comments

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