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Slideshow: What You Missed at Pacific Design & Manufacturing

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mrdon
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Re: High Hopes
mrdon   2/22/2014 5:40:22 PM
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Charles,

I agree. The 3D printing has become quite common in industry and the Maker community. I believe Hasbro toys presented a 3D printer for kids to make their own toys at this weeks Toy Fair in NYC. How amazing to be able to make your own toys, as kid, based on drawings you've created. I'm wondering what will be the next big thing in tech: the Pacific Design and Manufacturing show may have the scoop next year.

Charles Murray
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Re: High Hopes
Charles Murray   2/20/2014 4:33:06 PM
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I've been attending the show for a number of years, Daniyal Ali, and it wasn't very long ago that there were no 3D printing companies in attendance. But in the past five years, that has really changed. Today, you can't walk down an aisle at MD&M without seeing multiple 3D printed parts. It's amazing to see how fast that technology has been adopted.

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Re: Dental 3D fabber
NadineJ   2/20/2014 4:22:22 PM
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I agree.  This is great.  It could possibly bring more complex dentistry to parts of the world that need it.  Dental health is an issue in many places.

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Re: Dental 3D fabber
andyk1   2/20/2014 1:35:44 PM
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Dental CAD?CAM is great. You can have the measurement, manufacturing and application of a crown in one sitting, possibly with a lower cost.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   2/20/2014 1:32:00 PM
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I agree. The face is eery, but technically, the microscope is incredible.



armorris
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Rising Engineering Star
armorris   2/20/2014 2:20:57 AM
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While in Anaheim, I attended the "Golden Mousetrap Awards" ceremony, where I was handed my "Gadget Freak of the Year" trophy. There was a young woman there, named Justine Haupt. She's a real genius. I estimate her age to be in her late 20's or early 30's. She won the "Rising Engineering Star" award. The things that she has already done in her young life makes my accomplishments look like nothing, IMO.  I'm not complaining. She deserves it. She said in her acceptance speech that she is on a campaign to encourage young women to go into engineering.

Here's the link to her story.

http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?doc_id=270761

 

Daniyal_Ali
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High Hopes
Daniyal_Ali   2/20/2014 1:46:55 AM
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It's very impressive to see the developments being done in 3D printing. Most of the projects mentioned in the slideshow are of 3D technology, which in turn makes us realize the fast and efficient growth being done in this area by different firms.
Now it's only a matter of time, when we would be making actual products through these printers instead of the prototypes.

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Dental 3D fabber
TJ McDermott   2/19/2014 11:45:16 PM
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The dental appliance fabber shown in image 9 is a perfect use of a small fabber.  Imagine going to the dentist in the morning for mold-taking and returning in the afternoon for your finished appliance!  I haven't had a crown in some time, but it took days for it to be manufactured.

armorris
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Re: The 3D microscope sounds cool
armorris   2/19/2014 11:00:56 PM
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Thank you so much for the kind words. I do indeed have 13 patents. I would have had 14 patents, but my employer closed down the facility where I worked and laid us all off before the final step in the patent process could be accomplished, namely finding 2 qualified people to witness my invention. That invention, a digital motor speed regulator algorithm is now in the public domain and is the basis of one of my winning gadgets. I'm glad that the patent fell through, as now others can use it. I wouldn't have gotten any money from it anyway. It is a published patent application, which anyone can find in a patent search. I bought and reverse-engineered a cordless floor sweeper that has my invention in it. Good for them! I'm glad that someone else has found it useful.

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Microscope
Charles Murray   2/19/2014 6:21:06 PM
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The 3D-printed face is amazing. I'm equally impressed by the microscope. For those of us to have struggled to look at an image through a microscope, it's a big step forward.  

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