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3D Printing and Scanning

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3D Printing and Scanning

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The last few years have seen a revolution in the world of 3D Design. What was once the preserve of specialist aerospace manufacturers has become available to everyone. To give you an idea of the scale of this revolution, over 70% of all design currently being done in Europe is performed in 3D. Everything from the humble light bulb to the most complex space vehicles are being designed in 3D, and here at DesignSpark we think that’s exciting!

We can help you get involved in the fascinating world of 3D design. The first thing you'll need is a 3D design software package. The good news is that there are a wide array of tools available to help you start designing. The bad news is the cost - many of these software tools are aimed at the professional user, and the license can cost the same as a new car! But there is help at hand!


 

Feature Articles

 

DesignSpark Mechanical - Reverse Engineeri…

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Scanner to DesignSpark Mechanical to 3D Printer. This article shows the methods of reverse engineeri…

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RepRap Ormerod First Upgrade and Lessons L…

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Upgrading the Z runner mount on an early kit, lessons learned and thoughts on RepRap…

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DesignSpark Mechanical to 3D print…

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This short article shows two of my first designs.…

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Feature 3D Printing and Scanning Products

 

Makerbot
MP05925

Makerbot Replicator Mini FDM 3D Printer
 

Makerbot Replicator Mini FDM 3D Printer...

RS Article : 8354140
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3D Systems
401383

3D Systems Cube X FDM 3D Printer
 

3D Systems Cube X FDM 3D Printer...

RS Article : 7990442
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Fuel 3D
Scanify 3D Scanner

Fuel 3D Scanify 3D Scanner
 

Fuel 3D Scanify 3D Scanner...

RS Article : 8621939
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RS
8286356

RS IdeaWerk FDM 3D Printer
 

RS IdeaWerk FDM 3D Printer...

RS Article : 8286356
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RepRapPro
Ormerod 528

RepRapPro Ormerod 2 FDM 3D Printer Kit
 

RepRapPro Ormerod 2 FDM 3D Printer Kit...

RS Article : 8111855
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Makerbot
MP05825

Makerbot Replicator 5th Gen FDM 3D Printer
 

Makerbot Replicator 5th Gen FDM 3D Printer...

RS Article : 8354138
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3D Printing

 

A new adjustable endstop for Z axis design…

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Prusa upgraded endstop designed on DesignSpark Mechanical…

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Use 3D printer to print the enclosure…

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Use 3D printer to print the enclosure for pcDuino3 box.…

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Thanks to the RepRap Project, 3D printing …

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RepRap Ormerod 3D Printer Kit…

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3D Printing - The Future…

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The future for 3D printing is full of possibilities – mixing plastics and other materials, printing …

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Why we should all be excited by 3D Printin…

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Steve Jukes of RS looks at facinating 3D Printed objects; from shoes to body parts; car tyres to eng…

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3D Printing Applications…

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Three-dimensional (3D) printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is revolutionising product de…

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3D Printers

 

Welcome To The Next Era Of 3D Printing…

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RS Components and MakerBot® have partnered to provide award-winning 3D printing solutions with the n…

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BEETHEFIRST 3D Printer…

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Start printing with the BEETHEFIRST compact portable 3D Printer in just a few minutes thanks the the…

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Second-generation RepRapPro Ormerod 3D Pri…

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Introducing the Ormerod 2 from RepRapPro - a single colour low-cost open source self-replicating 3D …

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Out of the box and 3D printing in just 15 …

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3D printer kits are great fun to build, especially if you enjoy tinkering. However, they're not part…

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RepRap Ormerod First Upgrade and Lessons L…

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Upgrading the Z runner mount on an early kit, lessons learned and thoughts on RepRap…

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“3D Printing for All” with new ‘Plug & Pla…

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3D Printing technology is becoming more & more popular worldwide and India is no expectation to it. …

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3D Design Software

 

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DesignSpark Mechanical is an intuitive new 3D modelling software brought to you by RS Components/Allied Electronics.

DesignSpark Mechanical: Guest blog by Adri…

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Adrian Bowyer – inventor of the self-replicating 3D printer, RepRap. Described by The Guardian as ‘t…

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DesignSpark Mechanical: Q&A with Kristoffe…

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In this week’s guest blog, Kristoffer Engdahl (Arduino) offers some essential tips to help you get t…

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To Direct Modelling and Beyond!…

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The release of DesignSpark Mechanical forms the latest step in a process of software evolution which…

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3D Scanning

 

SCANIFY - the fast, affordable handheld 3D…

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SCANIFY is an affordable handheld 3D scanner that delivers fast, high-resolution shape and color cap…

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