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Zortrax M200 Plus – Next Level of 3D Printing

Zortrax M200 Plus is a professional LPD (FFF) 3D printer designed mainly for business clients. Based on the award-winning Zortrax M200, the M200 Plus introduces top of the class touch screen, quad core processor, and an ability to 3D print with flexible materials. Furthermore, WiFi and Ethernet connectivity enables remote control of multiple devices working

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3D Printed Sculptures – Post-processing with Damian Swiderski

3D printing technology generally associated with rapid manufacturing and design made its way to art. Let the 3D printed sculptures of Damian Swiderski be an example confirming this bold statement. BACKGROUND Artistic skills of Damian Swiderski are an effect of long and multilateral education. One could call him a painter or a designer, but he

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RedOhm Engineers Dreaming of Electric Sheep – The Maya Project

Mankind has always put great value in the development of technology and how it can improve our lives. It has also lived in great fear of a technological singularity, an event so groundbreaking that it would revolutionize the way we live or our existence altogether. It’s been the topic of many a post-apocalyptic story of

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The Art of Cosplay – Creating Fantastical Weaponry

Literally everyone of us has some dreams or goals we aspire to. Sometimes they’re small, like traveling to another country or going to a concert of that band you always wanted to see. Other times they’re big, like becoming a famous sportstar or a CEO of a large company. Finally, there are those which are

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NASA’s 3D Printing Prototypes for Asteroid Redirect Mission

NASA wants to launch the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) in the early 2020s. There are two variants of the ARM currently under development. The first is entirely robotic. The second, known as the Asteroid Redirect Crewed Mission (ARCM), involves sending astronauts onboard an Orion spacecraft to explore a small asteroid redirected into a stable orbit

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Claiming Olympics Gold—Prototyping a Biathlon Rifle with Zortrax

France’s Martin Fourcade claimed gold after finishing 12 seconds ahead of Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson in the men’s biathlon 12.5 km pursuit at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, February 14. Out of seven top biathletes in the competition, Fourcade was the only one who had a flawless final shooting round. His rifle had been

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NEEMO Mission—3D Printing Functional Prototypes at NASA

The Aquarius habitat is the world’s only operating undersea laboratory located 62 ft underwater, 3.5 miles off Key Largo, Florida. This is the facility where NASA’s recurring NEEMO analog missions take place, turning astronauts into aquanauts for some time. To support NEEMO, a team of engineers at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston works with

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Light Without Shadows – Quartica Lamp by Paolo De Giusti

Designers are busy folk. The constant chase for perfection of form and function leaves little time for anything else. If they are not concocting designs of a new bike, furniture or space equipment, they might be as well tinkering with everyday objects. Let’s take a lamp as an example. Some of you might think, there’s

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Prototyping Tools for Spacewalks—How Zortrax Ecosystem Works at NASA

The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest human-made body in the low Earth orbit. Sixteen modules, launched and assembled from 1998 to 2011, provide 32,898 cu ft of pressurized volume for a crew of 6 astronauts to do research in physics, astrobiology, astronomy, space medicine, life sciences, and many other fields. Keeping the ISS

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Science and Art Mix to Create Fashionable ATOMY Handbags

We like to start a little unconventionally around here so let’s do just that and introduce a little physics. Yes, physics and more specifically the quantum realm of atoms. They are essential elements of all ordinary matter. They collide and combine with each other to form various molecules. That’s the elementary knowledge you probably already

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