HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/3  >  >>
Jack Rupert, PE
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Hot glue gun
Jack Rupert, PE   5/21/2013 3:03:20 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, Ralph Boy, that about how it went!  I'm a bit amazed at how quickly the material hardens and doesn't immediately collapse on itself - such as at about 0:33 when they did the upward spiral.

Ralphy Boy
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Hot glue gun
Ralphy Boy   5/14/2013 4:16:13 PM
NO RATINGS
 The glue gun connection was probably made in an instant by lots of us on seeing this 'pen'... Then comes... 'That's great!'

And my third thought was quick too... "Darn. Why didn't I think of that?"

Nice call by these guys.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: 3D Pen
Charles Murray   5/13/2013 8:41:38 PM
NO RATINGS
Excellent point, Al. This system could use the same business model that conventional printers now use: sell the "printer" for break-even or even a loss, and make the money off the sale of the printing material.

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: 3D Pen
Pubudu   5/12/2013 1:35:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Apresher, then there will be a more subsidiaries for the materials. That's what happens to the inkjet printer market, now there are many refills to the HP branded printers with the half of the cost of a new HP cartridge. 

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Hot glue gun
Pubudu   5/12/2013 1:20:06 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes Elizabeth, A good example for a "Think out of the box"

Any way I believe that because of the marketing, new things will arrive to the market. 

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Re : Video: Get Creative With the World's First 3D Pen
Pubudu   5/12/2013 1:05:03 PM
NO RATINGS
 

Yes AnandY in the future there will be a instant tailor-made chocolate and sweets. And also we will be able to see new innovative designs for eat. 

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Amazing Technology
Pubudu   5/12/2013 12:53:41 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks Laure for the inspiring article,

When doing it by hand without computers I feel that the chance for the mistakes are high, So is there a any possibility of removing a part (Delete). At least before it gets dry. 

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Thinking like engineers!
Cabe Atwell   5/10/2013 5:42:18 PM
NO RATINGS
 

A new medium for expression, indeed.

It will be interesting to see what artists do with this. (and kids)

C

Ratsky
User Rank
Platinum
Thinking like engineers!
Ratsky   5/10/2013 11:31:59 AM
NO RATINGS
We all tend to think about innovations like this as engineers.  Try thinking like an artist about this product!  It allows an artist accomplished in drawing, painting, etc. to readily transfer those skills to scultpure.  To revert to engineering thinking, that's really just moving from a 2D world to a 3D one! My daughter-in-law, the graphic designer, would LOVE one of these toys!

apresher
User Rank
Blogger
3D Pen
apresher   5/9/2013 9:34:36 PM
NO RATINGS
This technology has all kinds of potential, especially if they are able to reduce the cost (maybe $59 for the pen) and then sell the material at higher prices. Not sure about the cost of the material itself but this is really cool stuff.  Excellent post.

Page 1/3  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Adam Berger hacked a computer keyboard into a mini key-tar to play with his band.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
If you're planning to develop a product that uses a microcontroller, you'll want to take note of next week's Design News Continuing Education course, "MCU Software Development A Step-by-Step Guide."
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
9/10/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
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
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Sep 22 - 26, MCU Software Development A Step-by-Step Guide (Using a Real Eval Board)
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: September 30 - October 2
Sponsored by Altera
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