Assembling a CoLiDo DIY 3D printer, part 1

As most of you know, I am not an engineer, despite my lofty ambitions of tinkering with all sorts of things. So, the other day Jouko Lehtomäki from Suomen 3D-ratkaisut, the partner company of my university Haaga-Helia, brought us a brand new CoLiDo DIY printer in a crate. He said it’d be …

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Fantastic tool for metal printing

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Thrinno, a Belgian company based in Ghent. Thrinno is working on a cloud-based system that enables companies with 3D metal printing needs to assess the print process virtually, find the best orientation for printing, and most importantly, get a quote on the price …

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New, improved 3D Lab at Haaga-Helia

Hello again, and all the best for 2017 to all my readers! Just before Christmas, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and Suomen 3D-ratkaisut Oy (an importer of 3D printers) entered into a partnership. It stipulates that the University will get five printers and an amount of filament every year, and …

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A lecture on 3D and my University

Last Monday, October 24, I had a public lecture at the Auditorium of Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, where I teach IT. Some 30 students showed up at the Auditorium, and because I had requests from our other campuses for recording, I asked the IT Support to do that. This …

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The 8mm film scanner (Telecine) project, part 3 – Printed parts

Now it’s time to see the parts that I had to print to make this thing work. The list is as follows: Camera horizontal mount Camera horizontal roller Camera cradle Film gate mount and servo clamp Film gate clamp, gate fastener, and film gate switch mount Film gate desk clamp Battery box …

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