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Vancouver to crowdfund “the Rygo,” Buildatron to Help!

February 1st, 2012 by Buildatron Team | No Comments


Vancouver to crowdfund “the Rygo,” North America’s biggest fabbed art blobject Get your leafychain Buildatron 3d printed design! We have lots of awesome rewards. Although the Rygo will be located in Vancouver, you will able to see and interact with the Rygo via the internet. For $15 you will be given a password to our [...]



January 28th, 2012 by Buildatron Team | 3 Comments

Modelling Software [Design Flows on a Budget] 3DTin Site: Google SketchUp Site: Blender Site: OpenSCAD Site: Visualization, Assembly and Mesh Repair MeshLab Site: netfabb Studio and Cloud. Site: and Pleasant3D (Mac Only) Site: Blender (STL and GCode Plugins) Site: GCode Plugin: Slice’n’Dice Skeinforge (Python based) Cryptic but Necessary Development and Stand-alone (outside ReplicatorG) Builds: SuperSkein [...]


Pirate Bay Begins to allow “Physiables”

January 26th, 2012 by Buildatron Team | 1 Comment

Pirate Bay

Pirate Bay Begins to allow “Physiables“…/10285-pirate-bay-begins-allow-physiables… 2 posts - 2 authors The Pirate Bay – The galaxy’s most resilient bittorrent site We’re always trying to foresee the future a bit here at TPB. One of the things that we. The web is buzzing with new stories and information surrounding the recent pirate bay move into physiables. [...]


Series 2 Brochure

December 5th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

Brochure for the Series 2 Replicator

Our new brochure for the Series 2 RepRap Prusa Mendel is now available for download as a pdf. The brochure explains about the engineering of the Series 2 machine, documents our various proprietary technologies and the value provided by the machine across various segments of industry including home consumers, small businesses, and educational institutions. This [...]

Share 3D Printing Article 11/13

November 30th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments


I was glad to see this recently in the New York Times, an interesting perspective on the disruptive nature of 3D printing to economies of scale and traditional business models with respect to liability implications. In reference to the legal liabilities that surround the issue of personal desktop manufacturing, the author points out the similarity [...]


National Institute of Health: Creating Physical 3D Stereolithograph Models of Brain and Skull

November 29th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

National Institute of Health

Published online through the NCBI 2007 October edition, The National Institute of Health released an interest study into the reverse engineering of a 3D physical object scanned using an MRI or CT, for example, and the images are used to render a three-dimensional virtual model. They go on to describe Rapid prototyping as a new technology [...]


UT Dallas Professor Uses 3D Printer to Help Treat Aftereffects of Strokes

November 28th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

This article, published by Stratasys documenting their success with the Dimension printer line, on the applications of 3d printing in neuroscience is an excellent introduction into the relevant medical applications of Atomic Diffusion, or Free Form Fabrication (FFF) and Select Laser Sintering (SLS). Dr. Robert Rennaker II, an Associate Professor at the Erik Jonsson School [...]


Carnegie Launches Open-Source STEM Network

November 12th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

When President Obama promised 100,000 new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers over the next 10 years during his State of the Union address in January, it may have seemed like an unrealistic goal. However, officials at several nonprofits, businesses, and universities saw it as a call to action. Dozens of organizations, led by [...]


Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards Launched

November 12th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

As of July 19, the report A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas was released and is available for sale or as a free PDF from The National Academies Press. A Framework for K-12 Science Education identifies the key scientific practices, concepts and ideas that all students should learn by [...]


STEM Education in the News

November 12th, 2011 by Buildatron Team | No Comments

“New Commerce Department Report Shows Fast-Growing STEM Jobs Offer Higher Pay, Lower Unemployment” WASHINGTON – July 14, 2011– The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) today released a new report that profiles U.S. employment in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. STEM: Good Jobs Now and for the Future offers [...]


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