3D material overview
Using self tapping screws in a 3D print:
A screw with a diameter of 2,85mm fits well in a pilot hole of 2,5mm diameter.
Rule of thumb: a pilot hole that is 70-80% the diameter of the screw should work.
Fusion 360 tutorials
Mechanical Design guidelines for 3D Printing nuts and bolts, snap-fit pivots and dovetail joints
General design guidelines for FDM printing
Design guidelines for CNC machining
Tips for press-fit parts
Coding for makers
THE CRITICAL ENGINEERING MANIFESTO
The Poligon Mesh
The StL Format
Taking into account layer orientation and overhangs for designing with FDM 3D printing
How to keep filament from absorbing water and ruining prints?
Some general information about the water soluble support material PVA
Info page about PETG filament
Info page about the flexible material TPU
Early extrusion tests with Bio PE
In the lab we have hard polystyrene sheets for vacuum forming. Read all about the material properties here: https://3devo.com/polystyrene-all-you-need-to-know/
Lunar terrain to 3D file generator
Terrain to 3D file generator
Based on the cell structure of the objects, they will provide different physical motion capabilities
Blog series on a 3D print workflow for architecture by Stefania Dinea: