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Making stamps

New task: make stamps for an activity with children! We need 10 stamps to use on a “passport” for the children that will come every day for different activities. Just the right occasion to use the flexible PLA we bought … Continue reading

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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 skulls

The files have been provided by Louise Leakey, and the 3d rendering is visible on the website african fossils. First experiment: skull KNEMER1813 Makerware, PLA, standard settings It was printing fine but halfway through the object got separated from the … Continue reading

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Green 3d printing

We got to meet the guys behind Perpetual Plastic project at the workshop in may, and were so fascinated by their idea that we managed to invite them for the researchers night that took place at the beginning of october. … Continue reading

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Chalcopyrite

I’m always looking for nice stuff that can be shown at the various science fairs, and when I saw on thingiverse this Chalcopyrite, I knew it was perfect! We tried printing it with the Ultimaker without success, but it turned … 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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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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Raspberry pi case

One of the various cases on thingiverse, this one is designed by DAmesberger.  Printed with the Ultimaker using PLA

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TOM to the rescue

Finally I had some time to try and understand why my Thing-O-Matic is acting weirdly. Something is wrong with the connector to the heated plate, so it just shuts down after some time because it overheats. But PLA now works … Continue reading

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