Creative Licences and Displaying Models at Shows

Tales of a 3D Printer

There have been a lot a cases of big 3D printing companies stealing a design from a small 3D designer. This issue was first discussed at 3DPI in October 2012 , when Dizingof first had his designs used without his consent by Tri-Tech 3D and PP3DP. This entire situation was started when designers started offering free designs on sites like Thingiverse and GrabCad under a Creative Commons attribution non-commercial license.

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DIMENSIONEXT: Maplin 3D Printer Sales Figures & New 3DP Sales.

Dimensionext

The new model is designed to encourage customer to browse in-store whilst awaiting their flight, to peruse and pursue products, including 3D printers as potential purchases. Maplin stock the Velleman K8200 3D Printer kit for £700 and recently added PP3DP s Up! Pages. SECTOR NEWS.

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Peel-able support?

HydraRaptor

In particular the UP printer from PP3DP is reputed to have easily removable support using only the same material it builds with, i.e. ABS. One of the few advantages commercial FFF machines have over Reprap at the moment is that breakaway support works much better.

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Around the RepRap Community

RepRap Blog

It only takes a cursory glance to tell the design is inspired by the Up! by PP3DP but with all the things to not like about an Up! This interface is designed from the start to work with SD card on both Ramps and Sanguinololu. Mendelparts Orca Mendel Parts is transitioning over to the Orca from their Sells Mendel design. Orca is Mendelpart''s 1st inhouse designed RepRap, and maintains the 200x200 traditional build area for a RepRap.

TCT2012 show report and Industry growing pains.

RichRap

I asked if she likes the printed cases (pointing to a number of Raspberry Pi cases scattered around the Cube printer)  yes they are wonderful, people really like them Do you know who designed it?

RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community

RepRap Blog

It only takes a cursory glance to tell the design is inspired by the Up! by PP3DP but with all the things to not like about an Up! This interface is designed from the start to work with SD card on both Ramps and Sanguinololu. RepRap: Blog.