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Entries from October 2011

Metrix Create: Space and 3D Printing Tarnator

October 31st, 2011 by Buildatron Team | 3 Comments

Metrix Create: Space and 3D Printing http://metrixcreatespace.com/post/7358646850/big-robot-lives The world of personal fabrication is continuing to grow and develop in exciting ways. DIY projects combining elements of future Fab-lab systems are gaining wider exposure among the rep rap community. In this article we will look into the Metrix Create: Space “big robot” project. The concept of [...]

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3D Printing: What You Need to Know – What are 3D … – PC Magazine

October 31st, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

<a href=”http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2394723,00.asp”></a><a target=”_blank” href=”http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ4OAgqhh76qWLLrY8pV8jBhWO_wr8RGS7xKG2KDC2zSOH18eCP”><img src=”http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ4OAgqhh76qWLLrY8pV8jBhWO_wr8RGS7xKG2KDC2zSOH18eCP” /></a><a href=”http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2394723,00.asp”>www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2394723,00.asp</a><br /> <br /> PC Magazine has released a very informative and thoughtful article on the 3D printer companies attending Makerfaire. The coverage was extensive, delving into the evolution of the emerging industry and key players.<br /> <br /> <strong>”RepRap (<a href=”http://reprap.org/wiki/Main_Page”>http://reprap.org/wiki/Main_Page</a>) is an open-source 3D printer that prints [...]

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Temperature tuning

October 31st, 2011 by Buildatron Team | 3 Comments

Temperature tuning: In a recent and exciting development in the reprap community, the members have begun a forum topic page on how to best calibrate your temperature settings for maximum efficiency and print resolution. The material topic at discussion here is ABS plastics. Avidgoodenough, a reprapper going on 3 years and active on the forums [...]

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Business Insider: THE NEXT TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY: 3D Printing

October 31st, 2011 by Buildatron Team | 1 Comment

This is a great article to learn more about 3D Printing. The article is an easy read and considerable introduction into the world of 3D Printing. Business Insider: THE NEXT TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY: 3D Printing http://www.businessinsider.com/3d-printing-2011-2

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The Facts on SFACT

October 24th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

The Facts on SFACT (A synopsis of the Skeinforge modification): {Credits to ahmetcemturan} ahmetcemturan/SFACT – GitHub https://github.com/ahmetcemturan/SFACT SFACT is based on Skeinforge, a modification for ease of use by the end user. Pronterface can have either sfact, or skeinforge integrated. In the future additional modifications will carry Slic3r. Here is an overview of current features: [...]

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The Economist: The printed world

October 4th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

Economist - the printed world

The Economist - The printed world: Three-dimensional printing from digital designs will transform manufacturing and allow more people to start making things. This article is an easy read and a great introduction into the world of 3d printing. Http://Economist.com “FILTON, just outside Bristol, is where Britain’s fleet of Concorde supersonic airliners was built. In a building [...]

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Join us at our Build Lab Community!

October 4th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

Buildatron_Build_Lab_Small-10-1-2011

The Buildatron Build Lab. At World Makerfaire in NYC this past September we launched a new online meeting place and forum where users of Buildatron machines and the rep-rap community can work together to develop new modifications, improvements, and brainstorm new 3d printed creations!   Lab.Buildatron.com  

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