Category Archives: scans

our 3d scans printed out

I just finished printing the scans we recently made, and you can clearly see why translucent plastic is not a good choice for this kind of print. The details are washed out and and the infill is what stands out … Continue reading

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3d Scans

After a long long time, here I am again A huge thanks to my friend Gregor that poked me asking how come I wasn’t posting anymore. The reason is simple, I changed job and while I still work with 3D … Continue reading

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3d scanners comparison

Right now at the lab we have 3 scanners: Fabscan, the digitizer and the kinect sensor with Skanect software. Today we will have a demo of all 3 of them and I am very frantically trying them all to check … Continue reading

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Assembly: FabScan by Wetterott (my personal instruction guide!)

One of the things we found at Makerfaire Rome and were eager to try is the FabScan 3d scanner by Wetterott. It comes in a kit, and is really cheap (126€). So we bought the kit and assembled it a … Continue reading

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Carrying on a legacy

Very frequently people stop by our lab and want to see what’s going on, and we are always happy to show things around but sometimes, we have very special guests… This was what happened a couple of weeks ago when … Continue reading

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Our 3d scans at Trame

The science fair has ended, we scanned 120 participants that can be now viewed on our website 3d.ictp.tv We used Scanekt, and it worked almost all the time fine, although at some point it crashed the computer and we had … Continue reading

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Trame: the science exhibition. First day!

After a lot of printing and preparation, yesterday we moved the entire lab to the “Salone degli incanti”. The amount of stuff we had to pack and move was enormous, and I’m already trembling at the idea of moving it … Continue reading

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