Volumetric 3D Printing

Yesterday I had one of those moments of disappointment again, which one as an inventor unfortunately has again and again. I read an article reporting that a patent had been filed for volumetric 3D printing. At first I was very disappointed, because I thought about it a few years ago….

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3d printing tools

If you print a lot of 3D, you surely know the problem that you want to run a job, but you don’t know if there is still enough filament in the printer. All slicer software I know adds a comment line in the gCode file with the expected length in…

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What is anisotropy?

“Anisotropy” means that the properties of a material depend on the direction in which the force is applied. The 3D printing process tends by nature to build up a weakness along the Z axis because the connections between the layers are not so strong. This peculiarity of the 3D printing…

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IKEA Tradfri Hallway function / Stairway function.

Connect the first switch to the hub. Reset the second switch to the factory settings, Hold both switches close together. Press and hold both pairing buttons simultaneously – the pairing light will illuminate. Press and hold the pairing buttons until the pairing light turns off. Enjoy your multi-controller group This…

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There is not only the filament calculator

I don’t just like 3D printing, programming, surreal photographs (belichtet.ch) or new technologies like Deep Learning or Machine Learning. No, I also like being in nature, watching birds, picking mushrooms or camping. And, I also like to eat 😉 Of course this can be combined with a forest fondue 😉…

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I never really left ;-)

Even if it was quiet here, and no one has heard from me, I have never really been away. It just happened a lot in the meantime and I did a lot of other things and didn’t find the time to blog anymore. Now I want to change that again….

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Laser engraving a map of your city

After founding the FabLab Winti and Crowdfunding some money, we decided to build up a LaserSaur Laser cutter. I took hundreds of hours to build it up and after few months of our free time we invested in it, finally the laser is running! And I love it! 🙂         Now,…

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THE LASER THING :: RepRap Laser sintering

A little bit more than 2 years ago, I started with designing a RepRap laser sintering machine. At my daily work, I’m involved in designing and building laser welding machines for another purpose, so I thought it must be possible to build a laser sintering machine for the RepRap community. I…

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