10 Best Glues for Glass

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Glass can be a simultaneously wonderful and frustrating material to work with. There is also a lot of drama involved when glass breaks. If you work with glass or have a couple of glass crafts lying around, then having a tube of high-quality and reliable glass glue will prove to be incredibly handy. In this article we have compiled a list of the best glass glue brands, so all you have to do is pick one (or several). What to look for in a glass glue?

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New eLearning Course Gets Users Up to Speed in 3D Printing

The Solidworks Blog

Back then, most printers featured an acrylic build plate, which most people quickly discovered was better replaced by a piece of tempered glass that was much flatter and allowed for better printed parts. When we set out to create the Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate (CSWA-AM) learning and exam, our goal was to develop a short learning course that would cover the very basic topics of mainstream and consumer-level 3D printing. Post printing finishing.

Behind the Product: Glass Vase Mold

Shapeways Blog

Tim’s creativity and capacity to bring together 3D printing and glassblowing has proven to be a success and this can be seen in his newest work of 3D printed steel molds used to create hand blown glass vases. Well, the glass piece is a graduate research project in material research from Hexagram at Concordia so I’ll try not to be too wordy. I went to see an exhibition on ancient Roman glass at the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York this spring.

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AM Solutions – The Next Generation of the S1 Post Processing System from AM Solutions – 3D Post Processing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Of course, the gentle and, at the same time, intensive processing, the easy and safe change of blast media and the easy switch from automatic to manual operation ensure efficient and consistent high-quality processing results.

3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

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Of course, the destruction of something so vast could only be achieved by a perfect storm of exacerbating factors — but one of the largest was the Germanic unrest. Museums, of course, have some of these swords: greatly dilapidated, in many cases, but valuable artefacts of the time. This would allow museum visitors to have hands-on time with the sword, as a complement to admiring the relic safe in its glass case.

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This Eyewear Is Set to Change How You See: Yuniku


If you wear glasses, you know that finding the right frames can be a challenge, to say the least. They have to have the right style, right color, and of course, a comfortable fit. The style and fit of your frames determine the angle and size of your lenses and the distance they are set from your eyes, all of which could affect the visual performance of your glasses. However, did you know that the frames you choose could potentially affect your vision?

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CNC Machining For Ceramics

3E Rapid Prototyping

With the aid of the abrasive wheel, the machine can achieve a polished surface finish. Of course, there are many different types of ceramics and they all have their own characteristics. Macor is a machinable glass ceramic owned and produced by Corning Inc. Using machinable glass ceramics is a cost-efficient way to go when lower-volume quantities need to be produced but high-priced tooling charges are not an option. Glass (Pyrex, Vycor and similar materials).

Afinia H480 Review – Get Results Without Worrying About Technology

3D Printing for Beginners

The H480 comes with several options: FR-4 Board: the FR-4 board is a perforated, glass-reinforced epoxy laminate sheet. Note that the Afinia user manual also refers to Borofloat glass as an alternative print surface. Now, don’t go looking for that sheet of glass amongst the spare parts that came with your printer (as I did) since you won’t find it. Of course, the testing of the Afinia H480 did not stop at the Make probes.

A Collage of 3D Printing Possibilities


Mixing 3D-printed parts in polyamide (SLS) and glass beads. The first time I used 3D was in 2004, in a course at university, but the quality back in those days was so horrible that I didn’t use it further. Of course, the materials are very different, especially in terms of weight. Which are your favorite polyamide finishes? Colorful, eclectic, detailed and eye-catching are some of the adjectives we can use to describe Denise J. Reytan’s 3D-printed creations.

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Which 3D-Printed Jewelry is Best for Her? Valentine’s Day Style Guide


At the restaurant, why not propose ordering a glass of champagne? Choose white gold or silver (gloss or high gloss finish). Of course you will wait for her there with a rose in your hand and your jewelry. Scented candles everywhere, rose petals on the floor, background music, champagne glasses and voila! For the material, opt for silver (gloss or sandblasted finish) or white gold – both are less ostentatious than yellow gold.

Designer Spotlight: Allan Scharff

Shapeways Blog

I create most types of shapes in silver, from flat sheet with different hammers on wood and iron to finished unique artpieces. I have been designing in glass for holmegaard in 12 years. I have worked with designing in glass for holmegaard for 12 years. The rings where difficult to finish and got expensive to buy, but the colors were popular. Follow along on Allan’s website and Pinterest , and of course check out his shop!

Day 315 - Mini prints to the edge!


I know how to level the platform, and I''ve even gotten a glass build plate, but prints are still unreliable for me except for the center region, about 150mm across and 80mm front to back - about 120 square centimeters. Every printer has its good and bad points. My trusty MakerBot Replicator 2 is a workhorse; it''s fast, quiet, and dependable. However, I''ve never been able to print successfully over the entire build plate.

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VR vs FPV Headset for Drones: What’s the difference?

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Epson Moverio FPV Smart Glasses for DJI. Folks who wear glasses can use the VIPER HD FPV Goggles with comfort. The detachable 5” LCD screen has an 85% non-reflective finish. Some even say they’re ugly and embarrassing to wear, but that’s subjective of course. The glasses sit in front of the face rather than strapped to it like other designs. Epson Moverio BT-300 FPV Smart Glasses for DJI. Best feature 2: Prescription glasses-friendly.

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20 Best Accessories for 3D Printers

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Getting a really good finish in your 3D models sometimes takes more than relying solely on your 3D printer. For finishing jobs where a little elbow grease is required, this set of carving knives from Strong Finish can help in smoothing out your final products by removing rafts, supports, and other excess material. Much like carving knives, having a set of sandpapers of different grits can be very useful if you want your 3D printed products to have a smooth finish.

Case study: How SOLIDWORKS Laid a Solid Base for Baser

The Solidworks Blog

The 3D CAD program was used exclusively to design, test and craft the finished product. Baser’s time in the sun is only just starting – and we will raise a glass to their success. In the shade, of course. It’s hard to believe during the depths of winter. But at the height of summer, seeking solace from the sun is a crucial part of being able to relax in the balmy weather.

5 Best Cheap Smartwatch of 2019

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This doesn’t mean that you don’t want the device to look good, of course, but it is fairly safe to assume that features take priority for you over styling and rightly so, as these are smartwatches after all, and at the very least they should be smart. As the device is going to be sitting on your wrist you, of course, need it to be both lightweight and durable. Casing: plastic & glass. Casing: titanium & glass. Casing: plastic & glass.

Metallic Filaments: Properties, How to Use Them, and Best Brands

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We are, of course, talking about metal printing that can be done at home using your desktop 3D printers and composite metal filaments. The number one reason that most people go into using metallic filaments is the superior aesthetics of the finished product. With some finishing, metallic prints can have the luster of real metal, despite being a composite material. If you are using a heated bed, a bit of glue stick applied directly to the glass surface should do the trick.

11 Tips for Passing the Part 107 Test

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If you have some cash to spare, then you can take a paid training course that can cost as much as $500. Some questions require you to consult charts and maps, and you are allowed to bring a visual aid (such as a magnifying glass) to allow you to inspect the figures in higher detail. The test will require you to consult specific figures, charts, and maps over the course of the questions.

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Honda Team Awarded a 3D Printed Trophy as Champions of the Inaugural FabCafe Mini 4WD Cup


The way these 3D Printed cars rotated on a fancy glass stand even looked like a mini-motor show! These 3D Printed bumpers placed in the middle of the course made the race dramatic by kicking the fastest cars out of the track. The audience reacted with a loud cheer when one of the Honda Team’s laser-cut mini 4WDs crossed the finish line to be the final champion. Organized by FabCafe Shibuya, a Mini 4WD Cup was held on Sunday, August 31 in Tokyo.

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RepRap: Blog: Vapor Treating ABS RP parts

RepRap Blog

To do this process you will need your RepRaps Heated Build Plate (must be able to reach 110C), a Glass Jar, Some Aluminum Foil, and a hanger to bend into a hook to get the parts out with. First place your glass jar on the heated build plate and put a liberal amount of Acetone into the bottom of the jar (3-4mm deep). we ever dreaming have a high gloss finishing by 3D printing. ideal of course is 2 one way valves of some form. RepRap: Blog.

Qidi Tech X-one 2 Review

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If you want to print with PLA , all you have to do is attach the spool holder, load the filament, and you’re good to go as soon as you finish installing the software, which only takes a few minutes. It’s nowhere near the Ultimaker 3, of course, but it’s definitely better than some 3D printers that go for double the price. For a long-term solution, you can replace the stock build plate with a glass bed. The X-one 2 is the upgraded version of the X-one.

Review: what materials can be 3D printed?


Of course it require a trickier printer setup. PLA post-processing Finishing a PLA object is definitely more difficult than with ABS plastic for example, where acetone almost does it all ;) Speaking of petroleum derivatives, almost none will impact the organic PLA. Obviously it also comes in many colors, including transparent as PLA (but can be made even with some acetone finish, see below). Transition from pure PLA to wood What materials to 3D-print ?

8 Best VR Headsets for iPhones

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The lenses of a VR headset are essentially two magnifying glasses. Pansonite 3D VR Glasses Virtual Reality Headset. Ther fabric sides are very reminiscent of Googles own Daydream headset and it really finishes off the look of this device, helping it stand out from the other headsets at this price point. Pansonite 3D VR Glasses Virtual Reality Headset. Of course, this will depend on the operating system of your device as iOS will limit the controller’s functionality.

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All About SLS Printing: Advantages, Disadvantages, History, and more

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The same concept has since been modified to work with various materials including metals, glass, and ceramics. The build chamber has to be removed and cleaned to separate the finished print from the rest of the unused powder. Of course, speed has to be quantified in the context of print resolution, as even an FDM printer can print incredibly fast if the software was set to print very thick layer lines.

LulzBot Mini 2 Review

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It has a removable print bed with dual print surfaces: one side is coated in PEI and one side is bare glass. Some materials are best printed on a PEI-coated surface while others are best printed on Borosilicate glass. Of course, the Mini 2’s print quality is not always the same for all third-party filaments; the material’s quality is also big a factor. The Mini 2 produces smooth and detailed 3D models that don’t need a significant amount of post-print finishing touches.

Christmas Advent 3D Printing 2017 Day #4 Faberdashery Translucent PLA's


For a frosted/translucent finish, you can use acrylic (PMMA) but that’s considerable more tricky to use. In the course of fixing those errors I decided to modify the model to have more stepped layers that could be coloured in a rainbow set of translucent colours. Sour Cherry done, nest is Orange Fizz - just continue until it's finished. It has a low glass transition temperature (~50 Degrees C) provides no warp in most situations.

Best Large 3D Printers of 2018

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It’s one of those 3D printers that you can leave running all night and rely on to finish projects by the time you wake up in the morning. It’s sturdy and looks absolutely gorgeous with that all-black finish. But the MakerGear M2 isn’t just about appearances, of course. Of course, the overall print quality still depends on the settings you’re rolling with. Large projects take more time to finish, obviously. It’s time to move on from your mini 3D printer.

ITAMCO Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Additive Manufacturing

“We’re one of the few US facilities that can do it all, from cutting to finishing,” said David Neidig, Business Development for ITAMCO. In addition, the technology team at ITAMCO has released over 65 mobile device apps for machinists; designed and markets iBlue, the first industrial Bluetooth transmitter; and developed an award-winning application Google Glass application for machine tools.

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The Engineer Of 2045

Design 2 Part News

Today, on-demand education is absorbed through web-based video courses, interactive activities and quizzes. In 2045, as instructional design continues to develop and its tools evolve, on demand education could be delivered through Google glass, microchips or technology not yet imagined. (Re)joining Before the industrial revolution, artisans both designed and manufactured their products, connected from start to finish. By Tony Glocker, Manufacturing.net.

Top 12 Posts of 2015: 3D Printing Flies Higher, Drives Manufacturing Innovation and Shapes Lives

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

These assembly tools are used to precisely attach different components to the car, such as the rocker molding and roof spoilers; align the iconic ‘Adam’ lettering on the rear-side window; and assemble the glass and retractable roofs. Using PolyJet 3D printing technology , Rutland produces jigs and fixtures with exceptional surface finish and intricate detail, benefits which could not be achieved with conventional milling machines.

Best Delta 3D Printers of 2018

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Of course, a delta 3D printer has benefits, too, such as a faster print speed on average and less tinkering once calibrated. It has a heated print bed, with a glass build plate out of the box. The heated print bed means you can print with high-temperature materials like ABS while the glass build plate translates to a flatter surface. It has a rigid metal frame, which is surprising for such a small 3D printer , and comes with an all-black finish.

Dremel Digilab 3D40 Review

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The removable print bed is made of glass and easily snaps out of the build platform. The 3D40-EDU, on the other hand, comes with all of those items, along with three extra rolls of filaments, an extra build plate, a bunch of extra build tapes, a set of 3D printing lesson plans, and a 4-hour professional development course. It can produce clean and detailed 3D models that don’t need a lot of finishing touches.

6 Best Smart Kettles of 2019

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Of course, you’ll have to remember to fill the iKettle with water. Its slender spout, small handle, and burnished black finish make it look equally at home in your kitchen or in a modern industrial art gallery. Willsence Electric’s tea kettle is reminiscent of a coffee maker, especially if you get the version with a glass pitcher instead of the stainless steel variant.

10 Best Monitor Stands and Arm Mounts

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Of course, monitor stands with full adjustment are not automatically the best options for everyone. A sturdy mount with an all-black finish, the MF002 has cable management in both arms, which comes in the form of small loops, and an integrated tool holder in the main pole. If you don’t like the STAND-V004F’s base design, you can go for the freestanding variant that comes with a glass base instead. Not all monitors are the same when it comes to ergonomics.

Best Workhorse 3D Printers: The Most Reliable 3D Printers

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It’s got an open structure with a side-mounted spool holder, with the rigid metal frame featuring an all-black finish. In addition, the glass print bed takes care of warping issues, which an aluminum print bed is susceptible to. It has a robust semi-enclosed frame with a white finish, with an external spool holder mounted at the back. Of course, the Ultimaker 2+ is not without flaws. When shopping for 3D printers, everyone has different priorities.

Golden wonder


Of course there are the tape join marks. The logic being that 100°C seems to be enough to prevent warping, but 120°C is needed to get a perfectly smooth finish. Apart from these the base is as flat as glass and had it not been for the Skeinforge bug it would have been usable straight off the bed. 120°C for the first layer gives a better aesthetic finish, perhaps with a small negative z-offset. It tends to warp as it has a similar glass transition temperature to ABS.

Euro PM2015 International Powder Metallurgy Congress & Exhibition-Call for Papers

Additive Manufacturing

critical study of a process, or a product in the course of development. Reims has a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Notre Dame Cathedral, the location of 25 royal coronations and a masterpiece of Gothic art, adorned with over 2300 statues and exceptional stained glass windows. Consolidation, Processing and Finishing Treatments. Secondary and Finishing Operations. Euro PM2015 Congress and Exhibition.

MakerHome: Day 216 - Tiling space with a weird squiggle


In the second video, Mike and his kids show that two very odd shapes can be used to fill 3-space because pairs of them can combine to make a cube, which of course fills space. Settings: Printed on a Replicator 2 with raft but no supports, on a glass platform with blue painters tape, at 80% scale, with two pieces of each color. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome. Current mission: If youre new to 3D printing, where do you start?

Fastest Racing Drones of 2018

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A tough build is something that everyone wants, of course. The EV800 glasses from Eachine should work fine, but there are others. In other words, it has that polished, finished look. Perhaps you’re reading here because you’ve got the bug and the desire to find the fastest racing drone for your budget and ambition? Welcome to the club. This is a new and exciting sport like none other.

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Best Fixed Wing Drones

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Every pilot has different skill levels of course. It looks great and has a kind of polished finish that you don’t often see with fixed wing RC models. Parrot cockpit glasses included. Everyone knows about drones today. You probably either own a drone or you know someone who does. Most of us are aware of the multirotor or multicopter drones that have two propellers or more. The most popular rotorcraft of all is the quadcopter.

No compromise extruder


However, the sheet I bought was etched on the back to allow it to be glued, so I stuck it on with RTV silicone adhesive sold for gluing hinges onto glass oven doors. I didn''t think that was going to work with a PTFE cylindrical slice that is only a little bigger than the finished item. On reflection it was silly to expect to be able to mill deep pockets with a 1mm bit and of course it is much faster to rough it with a bigger bit.

MakerHome: Day 201 - Saturday guest: owens and the.


mm PLA and a heated glass bed. To solve that, I first tried trimming the fillet cube with a much larger cube turned on its corner, but of course that wasnt exactly right. The finished model looks pretty good even in the OpenSCAD rendering, with the fillets just barely apparent. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome. Current mission: If youre new to 3D printing, where do you start?

MakerHome: Day 303 - Hello Octopus: A simple first print for the Mini


Of course this will also make the print a lot faster; this is a linear decrease to 50% scale, so the volume will decrease by much more (well talk more about this later). It works best if you can manage to get it off all in one piece, just like when you try to remove a price label from the bottom of a plate or a glass; otherwise youll have to spend time removing the little bits that got left behind. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome.