Daily Archives: June 14, 2010

Reprap Extruder’s: A few possible explanations.

Following on from my previous introduction to all things plastic, I thought I would try to help explain why home built plastic extruder act the way they do. The idea being that if you have a better understanding of the processes that … Continue reading

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A brief explanation of polymers.

I’m currently a 4th year student at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. This year im finishing off my undergrad course majoring in Materials Science and doing a minor in chemistry. As part of one of my current units im studying adhesives, … Continue reading

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Reprap Mendel

I’m going to undertake a very  long term project, building a self replicating 3D plastic extruding printer, aka: Reprap Mendel. The quoted  paragraph below sums up a reprap far better than I can: RepRap is a free desktop 3D printer capable of printing … Continue reading

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