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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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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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How to generate printable 3D geographical maps

When I first met Gregor Lütolf at the 3d workshop in Triest I started pestering him to explain me how he generated his detailed 3d maps that he then printed on his Ultimaker. For various reason I have worked with cartographers … 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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Lorentz attractor!

Thanks to the suggestions of Gregor, we managed to print a Lorentz attractor here too It’s not perfect because some of the coils got fused together, but it’s really nice to look at and the scientist here were very pleased … 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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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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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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FIAT LUX – Let there be light

For my first big scaled print I need an old fashioned introduction, and what could be more appropriate than a phrase right from the Bible? Just joking, but it really was a long journey to reach the point when I … Continue reading

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