- January 20, 2017Read more
Every couple of years the tech industry shifts back and forth between a focus on cloud-based technology/solutions and those that sit at the customer site. Over the last two years, it has been increasingly obvious that we are squarely in a swing towards cloud-based solutions. Just in the CAD market alone, we’ve seen the influx of platforms like OnShape and
- January 17, 2017Read more
Introduction This is the second installment of a two part series detailing the retrofitting of a machined Tesla Turbine with Markforged parts. In the first installment, we introduced Tesla Turbines, discussed which parts lent themselves well to 3D printing, and replaced the turbine housing with a Markforged part. Now, we’ll tackle the other printed component of our turbine retrofit: the bearing
- January 13, 2017Read more
Writer’s Note: Alex Larson is an Applied Technology teacher at Palatine High School. He has been teaching Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses for 9 years. Project Lead the Way is a STEM based curriculum that is now internationally experienced by students ranging from Kindergarten through 12th grade. It exposes students to cross curricular STEM education to improve the success
- January 11, 2017Read more
You asked and we delivered: with our latest Eiger update we introduce internal feature reinforcement for Concentric Fill. This feature both gives users more versatility in reinforcement and reduces fiber usage, so we’ll go into how it can be used efficiently below. If you’re unfamiliar with how Concentric Rings affect your part, check out our Effective Fiber Routing blog post.