Category Archives: Replicator

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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Testing the printers

After moving all the printers to the new lab, we are obviously re-calibrating them and testing that everything is ok  The Printrbot is working fine, after some extensive tuning done by Jonathan The 2 ultimaker’s are up and working, printing … 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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Makerbot, Ultimaker and Cb printer: customer support comparison

3d printers are fun, but you will eventually have problems and will have to write to the customer support to solve them. Maybe after months of faithful usage like it happend to our Replicator or just after unboxing and trying … Continue reading

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3d Lab in ICTP!

Yesterday the new 3d lab in Ictp was inaugurated, with a huge participation of people interested in finally seeing this new technology with their own eyes. In Italy 3d printing is still not that well known, and it is pretty … Continue reading

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useful stuff!

My TOM is still giving problems with the extruder, so I asked Carlo to print me this on his replicator as soon as I saw it on thingiverse. Fits perfectly, now I just have to fill it with water and … Continue reading

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ok? ko!

Carlo has been repeatedly printing the ok hand after seeing it on display at one of the booths of the 3d printshow in London. Paul Candler was present and showing some incredibly detailed works made using Netfabb with a 20 micron … Continue reading

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