Category Archives: ABS

3D printed bike accessories

My favorite 3d printed object s are the adapters, small incredibly useful objects that lets us use stuff we alrteady have in new and improved ways. And on Carlo’s bike now is fully fitted with 3d printed stuff Tail light … Continue reading

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Printing printers!

The self-replicating printer is always something people are fascinated with, and many of the visitors that drop by our lab are fascinated by the small Porta-bee that has most of it’s pieces printed out.  We are not yet printing a … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s the plain useful stuff!!

Sometimes you print fancy stuff, other times it’s just really really useful simple stuff!! Can you guess what this is?

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Math is always lurking somewhere

We have been printing like mad these days to prepare objects for the researchers night, and some of them will be used by the scientists at ICTP as a visual help while explaining their fields of study to the schools … Continue reading

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The meaning of support!

Just a couple of pictures of some mathematical objects we have recently printed out to show you how support is crucial and what it looks like. Seifert surface based on the Borromean rings: again from George Hart’s page. Printed in … Continue reading

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Geometrical figures from George Hart

As for the researcher’s night we will have various scientist showcasing their work, we wanted to rovide some geometrical structures that could be shown during their presentations. We reached George Hart’s web page, and though some of the structures are … Continue reading

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fancy eyeglasses!

Customizable Word Glasses by leoedin Unluckily both pins connecting the arms broke when trying to connect them… Maybe more infill? Replicator Dualwhite ABS Makerware standard settings (infill 10%, number of shells 2, layer height 0,20mm) Raft! (otherwise the small letters drift … Continue reading

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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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Microscope adapter

One of the really cool things of 3D printing in my opinion is the possibility to design adapters for anything. You can finally use something you already have home and adapt it without having to buy new stuff all the … Continue reading

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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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