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Physics & Computer Science - Our new 3D Printer

Jun 27/13

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Nora Znotinas

This spring we acquired a 3D printer.  Currently, a group of senior computing and physics students are testing the printer, developing a protocol for use, sharing best practices, and considering mechanisms for wider printer use.

A recent Cord video can be viewed here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EvD30HkvTOo

A time lapse of the printing of a weeping angel can be viewed at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aZfZT2o5X0Y

We purchased a Replicator 2 from MakerBot and they have a great video that explains 3D printing.  The MakerBot Replicator 2 - How It Works

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