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3D Printer, 3D Printing, Art, Design, FDM, FFF, ultimaker -

Last March 2021, we had a collaboration with Nico Ng, a multi-disciplinary designer, educator and creative entrepreneur based in Manila. He gave us the opportunity to print the ‘INSPIRE’ lettering he designed. With that, we are able to showcase the power of 3D printing using one of the Ultimaker 3D Printers for the application of art & design. Nico cheerfully shared his thoughts and gratitude with us by posting on his facebook page how our collaboration turned out. We are really glad to see an artist feeling happy and satisfied with the outcome, seeing his design came to life. According...

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3D modeling, Design -

By default, stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers create fully dense parts. At times when you’re not printing functional parts that require structural strength, hollowing out your 3D model can be great way to save a considerable amount of material and time. A few designs we recommend hollowing out: Art and sculptures Scale models Early stage conceptual models Large models and multi-piece assemblies Using PreForm (free), and Meshmixer’s (free) hollowing tool you can prepare your model for printing in three simple steps.   Step 1: Find the Correct Orientation During the SLA printing process, your model is printed layer by layer and lifted out of the liquid resin as...

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