SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy (?)

Javelin Tech Tips

This was the beginning of NAFEMS, or the N ational A gency for F inite E lement M ethods and S tandards. Numerical discrepancy could be the subject of another blog entry, but in most cases being within ±5 percent will provide engineers confidence to make positive design decisions.

Using Grbl’s Spindle PWM to Control a Servo


Note: This is designed for Grbl 1.1f. /* spindle_control.c - spindle control methods Part of Grbl PEN_SERVO update by Bart Dring 8/2017 Copyright (c) 2012-2017 Sungeun K. While I am waiting on some parts to arrive for a pen ‘bot, I started investigating ideas to control it.

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Harper initally majored in music at Florida State University (FSU). The boat design and remodeling work exposed him to drafting and 2D engineering drawings, but left him with a desire to actually see how the design would look.

University of Waterloo Lab Will Help Shape the Future of Industrial 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

The Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab at the University of Waterloo is an innovative initative that aligns perfectly with our province’s innovation strategy,” said Reza Moridi, Ontario’s minister of research, innovation and science. “It By University of Waterloo | Waterloo News.

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I designed a simple two part clamp using Visio. E.g. class Line: def __init__(self,x,y): self.end = (x,y) def do(self,hydra): hydra.feedto_xy(self.end) It was then trivial to get HydraRaptor to draw the outlines with a pen using a for loop :- for seg in outline:

RepRap: Blog: Automatic documentation and project evolution

RepRap Blog

While designing my Mendel, I found out that I really hate to write documentation. If you want to play with it, you can clone Prusa Mendel repository switch to development branch and run git submodule init; git config -l; git submodule update for initialization of submodules (ThingDOC is submodule). RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Wednesday, March 16, 2011.

Cupcakes and Critters developers launch design competition for 3D printable cupcake characters


Do you think you’re a be fun and original 3D designer? Then prove it to everyone by entering the Cuppy 3D design competition, launched by indie game developer Initive Inc and Autodesk. To use web-based design tool Autodesk Tinkercad to craft your own personal interpretation of the bubbly and quirky Cuppy the Cupcake, mascot of the forthcoming Cupcakes and Critters game. 3D Design

MakerBot-ready Apps Portal launched, with eight apps now available


MakerBot has announced the launch of its new MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal, a new platform for 3D designs, characters, and games.