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This workshop aims to overview the rapid growth in 3D printing (additive manufacturing), the current industry and its future projections. The presentation will be focused on creative art and design while also elaborating on other uses of 3D printin...

April 22, 2015

 

Introduction

 

I have been using MakerWare (the default slicing program from MakerBot Industries) for quite some time now. Paired with proftweak it makes a powerful tool to edit and accommodate for specialty filaments including wood, nylon, filaflex and colorfabbs bronz...

April 13, 2015

If you're looking to get into 3D printing and either dont know how or are overwhelmed by the amount of information available online we have a solution for you. 

We are currently in the process of setting up and running 3 types of workshops:

1. Introduction to 3D Pri...

March 2, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located at: 

 

RMIT Buildiung 80 (Swanston st), Level 1, Room 3

 

Drop by and watch your name 3D printed in our Glow-In-The-Dark material for only $1 (limit 1 per person) 

 

Learn how industries and individuals have incorporated 3D printing to create incredible th...

February 18, 2015

 

MakerWare has a ton of hidden settings programmed into its desktop software.  These settings can be handy when printing very intricate details or with specialty filaments for example:

 

- Flexible Filament: requires a slow print speed, a temperature of 245 and ze...

January 25, 2015

ColorFabbs metallic filament range contains actual dust particles of metal mixed in a PLA compound and available in 3 varieties - bronze, copper and brass. They are 3x heavier than regular PLA/ABS and produce a marvelous metallic shine once sanded and polished. 

 

I prin...

January 15, 2015

 

At kad3d we like to be at the forfront of technology by providing cutting-edge and innovative solutions to make your lives easier - 3D printing being one of them. Therefore, we are proud to announce that kad3d will be one of the first 3D printing outlets in Melbourne...

January 10, 2015

On the fine morning of 27th October 2014 my vehicle was involved in a terrible (but small) incident 200 metres after leaving my residence. 

 

Though the damage was only minor and having run a STOP sign, the lady responsible for the crash abruptly exited her vehicle and s...

January 5, 2015

 

What does an r33 Nissan Skyline have to do with 3D printing and infill percentages? 

 

Its a question I will leave you pondering for the days to come.

 

Keep an eye out for the full article coming soon....

 

December 25, 2014

Do you wait a week? Do you buy a well built machine with a toy-like build volume or go large? Can I buy it now or is there a lead time? Will it do what I want?  Will it print in the material range that I would like? Is it upgradeable? Is the company going to be around...

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