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Industries we work in conjunction with 3D Printing Architecture & Design – We explore new architectural shapes and design styles; through our DesignVAST Big 3D Printer we are testing new construction materials and structures. Our versatile robotic RoboVAST 3D printer will build affordable houses, from simple to very complex shapes. Construction – Research & Development…
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RoboVAST 3D Printer Model

VAST – Versatile Additive Systems & Technologies We are a team of motivated professionals operating a sustainable construction business using eco-friendly materials: wood, cellulose fiber, concrete mix, clay, and local recycled materials. Our VAST (Versatile Additive Systems & Technologies) printing technology allows big 3D printers to be adapted for turning easily from one to another…
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3d printing of continuous-fiber composites by in-nozzle impregnation

Abstract We have developed a method for the three-dimensional (3D) printing of continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics based on fused-deposition modeling. The technique enables direct 3D fabrication without the use of molds and may become the standard next-generation composite fabrication methodology. A thermoplastic filament and continuous fibers were separately supplied to the 3D printer and the fibers…
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6 Things 3D Printing Is Still Missing

1. Speed, affordability and access While 3D printers have become significantly cheaper in the last few years, right now you can buy a good cheap one for a little less than $300, but only a decade ago, they were over $100,000. While 3D printers have gotten much cheaper, they have low printing speed and you…
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Clay Consistency Test

When 3d printing clay, a 5ml syringe makes a handy “squeezometer” to test clay consistency. Just pull the syringe apart, grease the plunger to reduce friction and poke some prepared clay in there. Then steal the kitchen scales and push the syringe down until clay just starts to emerge slowly. It’s very rough but still…
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Why Choose Imprint3D’s DesignVAST?

Big: • 2.8 meter x 1.4 meter x 1.4 meter build area • Can print vast number of parts: car bodies, architectural models, big ceramics, etc. Economical: • Low purchase price, starting from 15,000E • Low operating cost. Accurate: • SurePrint™ servo motors provide closed loop system • Print layer resolutions down to ____70 microns…
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Our possible industrial robot model

This is a 3D printed robotic Arm designed by Carlo Franciscone, Design Engineer from Italy – Novara. It follows the success of his previous smaller EEZYbotARM so he simply called it MK2 (make 2). It is a little bigger and stronger, just to obtain an acceptable payload. It has been designed without a definite purpose,…
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New Very Fast 3D Printing Technologies

TRADITIONAL 3D printed parts are notoriously inconsistent. Their mechanical properties vary depending on the direction the parts were printed due to the layer-by-layer approach. Limitations of size: 3D printing technology is currently limited by size constraints. Very large objects are still not feasible when built using 3D printers. Limitations of raw material: At present, 3D…
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The Fastest 3D Printers

How can you measure the fastest 3D printers? According to All3dp.com this depends on at least the following factors: 1. Type and properties of the materials printed. Some 3D printing materials are more forgiving when printed at high speed. 2. Type of the 3D printing process implemented. For example, the speed of laser sintering depends…
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V-Slot Modular Building Block

OpenBuilds V-SLOT is a high quality extruded aluminum profile building block that has an extremely smooth linear v groove rail on all 4 sides. It is precise, easy to work with and allows you unlimited design control through it is modular nature. How does it work? Building with V-Slot is much like working with lumber.…
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