Getting a Good Grip In 3D Printing

MakerBot Squeegee And KAPTON Tape Icon

Proper adhesion is vital between 3D printed objects and the build plate. From KAPTON polimide film to more exotic solutions involving solvent and cements, many options exist to assist whether you are using a standard heated build plate or a cold glass alternative. You should be familiar with these and potential dangers associated before cursing your printer for a botched fabrication because the object popped loose halfway through. Continue reading

2 Times the #SciFund

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Discussing my 2 projects for the #Scifund Challenge, Round 2, personalized robotics and solar seaweed! Continue reading

Why the MakerBot Replicator?

The MakerBot Replicator with examples of its output - car, rabbit, blue and green globe, robot

Why choose the MakerBot Replicator? Beyond being affordable, the Replicators offers much more – Capability, Durability, an incredible body of free to use designs, an existing user community and much more! Continue reading