HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
News
Materials & Assembly

3D Print Your Own Personal Electronics

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Oldest First|Newest First|Threaded View
<<  <  Page 3/6  >  >>
Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Great article
Ann R. Thryft   1/2/2013 12:04:15 PM
NO RATINGS
Good question, Chuck. I, too, had previously heard of conductive plastics used in flex circuits. This is the first time I've seen them combined with 3D printing. 3D printing isn't yet aimed at high volumes, but several efforts are underway to do just that, including this one we wrote about
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1392&doc_id=248401

notarboca
User Rank
Gold
Re: The mind boggles
notarboca   1/31/2013 9:45:57 PM
NO RATINGS
I believe that in 20 years, we will be 3D printing organs like the liver, pancreas, etc. I thought robotics would be transformative, and it is in biomechanical medical procedures, but 3D printing is certainly leading the pack.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 8:42:05 AM
NO RATINGS
Yep, and it keeps getting better by the day! That technology is moving in leaps and bounds to say the least.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 8:55:27 AM
NO RATINGS
Hey Ann! I was thinking that there might be a better or alternative way for the "reply". I think you should be able to reply to the article or discussion on hand as usual, but I also think that you should be able to reply to someone specifically without having to say it in your response. Just a thought. I think it might make things easier.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 8:58:23 AM
NO RATINGS
I guess it's because I just replied to an individual, but I forgot to include the name and what I said seems out of context. Just thinking there might be a better way.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 9:00:25 AM
NO RATINGS
Here's a thought...lol...How about another reply button, but instead it says reply to poster? or something like that?

mrdon
User Rank
Gold
Re: Great article
mrdon   2/12/2013 11:39:01 AM
NO RATINGS
Cadman-LT,  I'm just wondering what great innovations and applications will be developed this year for 3D-printers. I had a discussion with my Control Systems class last  Friday and explained that manufacturing is slowly coming back and 3D printing is the next evolution in this technology movement. Showed a Makerbot Replicator 2 video to connect the dots. They thought the video was pretty awesome.http://www.makerbot.com/

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Great article
Ann R. Thryft   2/12/2013 4:23:33 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks, Cadman, but I'm not in charge of the software for these boards. I suspect that would take a fair amount of recoding. Anyway, I don't mind writing someone's name at the beginning of my reply.

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   3/9/2013 11:59:55 AM
NO RATINGS
Ann...I know. Sorry, it was kind of a rant...lol It would make it better though. I doubt it would take that much code either..:) It isn't the fact of writing a name, it is just that it would be tagged. Anyway...:)

Cadman-LT
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Great article
Cadman-LT   3/9/2013 12:03:45 PM
NO RATINGS
mrdon, I don't know...it's getting pretty crazy what they can do. I just saw a show where they 3D printed a house!! I think it was the walls, but it was amazing. This has come so far in say the last 3 years or so, I can't imagine 10 years from now.

<<  <  Page 3/6  >  >>
Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Battery maker LG Chem Power Inc. plans to offer a new cell chemistry that could serve as the foundation for an affordable electric car with a 200-mile driving range by 2017.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
New developments in sensors span a wide range of applications in all areas of manufacturing and plant automation.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Two students have created a voice-command system for our homes, based on the simple and affordable Raspberry Pi.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/17/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
5/13/2014 10:00 a.m. California / 1:00 p.m. New York / 6:00 p.m. London
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Aug 4 - 8, Introduction to Linux Device Drivers
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: August 12 - 14
Sponsored by igus
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service