ExtremeTech » 3D printing: a replicator and teleporter in every home

Posted in Uncategorized on December 17, 2012 by skaad

ExtremeTech » 3D printing: a replicator and teleporter in every home – http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/92042-3d-printing-a-replicator-and-teleporter-in-every-home?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

WOOF wins 3D4D Challenge

Posted in Uncategorized on October 27, 2012 by skaad

This group was the first to print a fully functioning boat last summer at UW. Most of them were members of a class that I taught last summer. They are an impressive bunch that has a solid understanding of thinking outside of the box!

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http://www.theengineer.co.uk/news/students-win-prize-with-device-that-turns-plastics-into-toilets/1014383.article

Great tips on using Sketchup for modeling

Posted in Uncategorized on October 27, 2012 by skaad

http://www.mastersketchup.com/8-tips-for-3d-printing-with-sketchup/

WOOF wins the 3D4D Challenge :: 3D4D – Relieving Poverty, Encouraging Innovation

Posted in Uncategorized on October 26, 2012 by skaad

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http://www.3d4dchallenge.org/woof-wins-the-3d4d-challenge/

Lecture at National Conference for Cast Iron Art

Posted in 3DP Materials, metal casting, rp/am sculpture, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 3, 2011 by skaad

Recently I attended the National Conference on Cast Iron Art held at the historical Sloss iron foundry in Birmingham, Alabama.  I was lucky enough to present a lecture on my recent research into the application of Additive Manufacturing technologies to the process of Metal Casting.   What follows are the first 22 slides.  The next post will contain the final images.

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Requested resources

Posted in 3DP Materials, rp/am sculpture, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on May 3, 2011 by skaad

I have just returned from giving a lecture at the 2011 National Conference on Cast Iron Art.  I am still working on uploading the full powerpoint presentation from the lecture, but as a teaser here is the reference list that was most requested:

We are getting ready for an iron pour and finals are coming so look for the images from the powerpoint after May 15th.

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on March 9, 2011 by skaad

So I was pre-med for awhile and I keep following how 3D printing is affecting other fields besides art.  This video is very interesting and worth spending some time with:

If you don’t have luck playing the video, try this link:
http://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_atala_printing_a_human_kidney.html

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