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Offline Fulk

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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #25 on: September 03, 2013, 05:55:52 pm »
Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, huh?

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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #26 on: September 03, 2013, 06:51:38 pm »
P.S. Is it "laser" or "Lasar"?

Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. ie:- Laser.  :smartass:
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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #27 on: September 03, 2013, 07:26:13 pm »
O.K., Laser, but can it melt sand?
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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #28 on: September 03, 2013, 07:40:07 pm »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_laser_sintering

Certainly metals so sand should be possible.
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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #29 on: September 03, 2013, 08:17:21 pm »
C'mon all you potential Phd's, The technology is there, just put it together!! ;D ;D
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Re: 3D printers
« Reply #30 on: June 20, 2014, 12:16:07 pm »
CAD and Sketchup are both great 3D designing and modelling software. I also got the chance to try CadQuery, but I’m really into Google SketchUp because it’s very fun, free and easy to use. Mechanically speaking, I just upgraded my Printrbot kit parts and ordered a few spools of filaments from 3d2print.net.