Category Archives: 3d prints

Calabi – Yau

Probably one of the objects that gave us more problems to print, we have tried several times in PLA but sometimes nothing beats ABS… The Calabi-Yau manifold is a complex manifold frequently used in superstring theory. The original file was sent … Continue reading

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3d printing at Susy

Today the International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions (also known as SUSY) starts at ICTP, and almost 400 scientists will be present to discuss their theories. Our lab will be open for all guests who are interested in … Continue reading

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There is more than one way to make a map

As you already know I’m always interested in ways to print maps, and depending on the use and on the cartographic data you have the steps might be different. Last time I used a whole lot of software and with … Continue reading

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Chalcopyrite Crystal Structure

This time it was Ilaria who found the courage to try printing this one, we were skeptical… But it turned out great! A Chalcopyrite Crystal structure by Muonic On Replicator dual, with PLA, standard settings, raft and support

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Printing the bricks of life…and matter

As I was tellng in the last post we are getting ready for a science fair, and we have been choosing objects to print that are suitable. What can be more suitable than the basis of life? I already printed … Continue reading

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Cube pile!

Sometimes you see stuff on Thingiverse and you just try to print it as a joke, because you are certain that nothing will come out… but then…   Cube pile 5×5, designed by EhisforAdam,  Sliced with Makerware (medium profile settings) … Continue reading

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Cheers to Klein!

  Not 1 but 2 klein bottles were printed right before the workshop. Both with the ultimakers, 150% and 100% the actual size UPDATE: Designed by Dizingof, now the pattern is sadly not available anymore…

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first day of the 3d workshop

It has certainly been a long first day for the workshop at ICTP, where lectures and participants have had the possibility to learn about various applications of 3d printing and have a first look at some of the principles and … Continue reading

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Dna!

On thingiverse I am always looking for science-related projects, and I stumbled on this very very nice DNA filament by chylld. I decided to give it a go without any support, just adding a fan on front of the Replicator … Continue reading

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random prints

Just a gallery of some random stuff printed on the various 3d printers. All of them come from thingiverse  

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