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Our refurbished UP 3D printer arrived last week, on loan from 3D Printing Systems (thanks Bruce!). We are very impressed by its performance so far, especially the resolution. Cameron has been busy using it to print beads (see his first … Continue reading
We like to think of ourselves as creatively-minded folk here at ANAT – which includes finding beauty in our failures (and we have a LOT of failed prints from our Thing-o-matic!). We’ve made some of them into a garden, which … Continue reading
All has been a bit quiet from the ANAT Makerblog team recently – we have been busy commencing preparations for the set up of Fab Lab Adelaide! More about that shortly – but in the meantime we are very excited … Continue reading
Yet another 3D printing application that blows ours minds. Virginia Tech has just installed the DreamVendor – “an interactive 3D printing station” for students to fabricate prototypes for their design projects. The station contains four MakerBot Thing-O-Matics. Students just need … Continue reading
We bought this very cool miniature version of Dutch kinetic artist Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests (a series of wind walking artificial life forms) from Shapeways. It needs a bit of loosening up to enable it to walk on its own so … Continue reading
Astounding film from Dutch research organisation TMO demonstrating what the future of manufacturing could look like. Their ‘Print Valley’ machine allows multiple different objects to be printed simultaneously in a variety of materials via a high speed robotic production line. … Continue reading
Just received these super cute earrings from Shapeways – tiny but delightful! They were created by community-based design company One Just One using generative design. Generative design is a technique that allows multiple variations of an object to be created, … Continue reading
3D Printing Systems has kindly loaned ANAT an UP! 3D printer (thanks Bruce!).
ANAT was invited by RiAus to give a 3D printing demonstration at the SheppARTon Festival on Saturday March 10th, as part of the RiAus ‘Free Range Science’ program of live science events in regional Victoria.