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HEDGEHOG IN NINJAFLEX

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HEDGEHOG IN NINJAFLEX

We've been experimenting with NinjaFlex on the Raise3D N2+. It's a challenging material, but we've had good results slowing EVERYTHING down [flow rate, movement, infill rate]. We'll try a couple more tweaks to cut down on the threading [retraction adjustments?]. Mostly we like having a squishy hedgehog.

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Design a 3D-Printed Tool for Astronauts to Use Aboard the Space Station

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Design a 3D-Printed Tool for Astronauts to Use Aboard the Space Station

Taken from Space By Elizabeth Howell, Space.com Contributor Do you have a creative idea for a tool that astronauts could use aboard the International Space Station (ISS)? A new competition, called the ISS Design Challenge, is asking college students for creative designs for tools that space station astronauts could use in their everyday lives aboard the orbiting lab. The winning tool design will be 3D printed aboard the space station using a Made In Space printer. The competition, which is sponsored by Mouser Electronics, will be judged by former ISS Cmdr. Chris Hadfield and former "MythBusters" co-host Grant Imahara. Daily...

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SMALLEST DETAIL

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SMALLEST DETAIL

That which confounds just about every other printer we've used.The very tip top of the Burj Dubai rendered in excellent detail - great job Raise3D N2+!

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Penn State turns to 3D printing to teach students about the brain in Brain3M educational program

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Taken from 3Ders By Alec All of us have struggled in one or more classes in high school, but studying the human brain is a different matter entirely. In a typical neuroanatomy class, students are overwhelmed by huge numbers of terms, definitions, brain structures (all with different sizes, shapes, and locations). It will take a long time to get to terms with all the functional and behavioral associations of the brain, and students typically forget a large amount of knowledge right after exams are passed through short-term intensive work. Surely there has to be a more efficient way to embed...

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3D-printed topographical maps could help bring classroom lessons to life

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Taken from Digital Trends By Luke Dormehl What do the military, digital mapping, and the school system have in common? The answer can be found in a new Kickstarter project that’s hoping to shake up classroom learning with the help of 3D mapping software. Called Sightline Maps, the project promises to give schools the ability to easily generate accurate 3D-printed topographical maps to bring a variety of learning scenarios to life. “What the software does is to take GIS (geographic information system) map data and convert it into a point-cloud, which lets you create a 3D file,” Jason Ray, one of...

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