19 May '13, 11pm

New area on element14: 3D Printing. Blogs, discussions, videos and more! #3dPrinting

New area on element14: 3D Printing. Blogs, discussions, videos and more! #3dPrinting

The SLS method builds the desired design by spreading an ultra-thin layer (0.1mm) of nylon powder, which is then fused in specific locations for that particular design. The layer is then dropped a fraction of a millimeter after which another layer is deposited until the component is complete. One of the more notable designs Olaf created is known as the Americana (pictured) which was inspired by a trip to New York City and features the Stars and Stripes along with the Big Apples more iconic landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, the Freedom Tower and the Brooklyn Bridge among others. The body was crafted using Duraform PA (nylon) as its outer shell with a mahogany inner-core that connects the guitars neck to the bridge making the instrument stable. The custom paint job and airbrushed eagle was done by NZ artist Ron van Dam givin...

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The green 3D printing materials we’ve been waiting for

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Printing Australia’s Largest Solar Cells

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cleantechnica.com 19 May '13, 11am

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element14.com 24 May '13, 9pm

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ecnmag.com 07 May '13, 12pm

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designnews.com 16 May '13, 2pm

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Design News - Blog - Slideshow: How 3D Printed ...

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, through its wholly owned subsidiary KDC Solar NJMG, has completed a 4.96 MW solar PV installation at North Jersey Media ...

For sale on eBay - Silver Medieval 3D dragon ri...

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