Formlab

  1. 3D software

     

    3D models

     

    3D scans


  2. 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.


  3. Fusion 360 tutorials

    https://f360ap.autodesk.com/courses


  4. Mechanical Design guidelines for 3D Printing nuts and bolts, snap-fit pivots and dovetail joints


  5. General design guidelines for FDM printing


  6. Design guidelines for CNC machining


  7. Tips for press-fit parts




  8. Coding for makers


  9. THE CRITICAL ENGINEERING MANIFESTO


  10. The Poligon Mesh


  11. The StL Format


  12. Designing For Additive Manufacturing

    Taking into account layer orientation and overhangs for designing with FDM 3D printing


  13. Storing filament

    How to keep filament from absorbing water and ruining prints?


  14. PVA

    Some general information about the water soluble support material PVA


  15. PETG

    Info page about PETG filament


  16. TPU

    Info page about the flexible material TPU


  17. Bio PE – Renewable Polymer

    Early extrusion tests with Bio PE
    https://3devo.com/bio-pe-extruding-renewable-polymer/


  18. Polystyrene

    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/


  19. Moon2STL

    Lunar terrain to 3D file generator


  20. Terrain2STL

    Terrain to 3D file generator


  21. Making transparent prints


  22. Metamaterial Mechanisms

    Based on the cell structure of the objects, they will provide different physical motion capabilities


  23. 3D print tips for architecture

    Blog series on a 3D print workflow for architecture by Stefania Dinea:

    01 TOPOGRAPHY
    02 MASSING
    03 TOLERANCES AND SNUG FIT
    04 ENTOURAGE



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