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If you are a professional engineer, 3D printing and design methodology can bring your creations to production faster and can be an ideal tool for producing prototypes to show to potential manufacturers.
If you are a hobbyist it can be a means of creating interest fun projects, or if you simply want to design a custom case for your mobile phone, the concept is the same. Whatever reason you have for your design concept, there is only room for its improvement with 3D printing and design.
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so how i do this is by selecting the two flat ends of your cylinders, then i add a plane, rotate the plane 90 degrees . i then select split body , select the cylinder and use the plane to cut it in the...
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Unless you specifically want to learn how to model you could grab it from a website such as turbosquid. Lots of free models out there of all parts of the human body. If printing an entire body which fits...
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See our overview video of the new RS PRO 3D printer. If your looking to set up your rapid prototyping workstation then this along with DesignSpark Mechanical is all you need to get started.
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