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How to: MOLD(-MAKING)
How to: MOLD(-MAKING)

Mainly depending on the material you want to use for the final product, but also the type and size of the shape you want to (re-)produce there are different ways of setting up a suitable mold. In the following a collection of informative videos to get you started (as the materials used in the videos are from […]

Template: CNC HotWire CUTTER DEFINITIONs
Template: CNC HotWire CUTTER DEFINITIONs

Use one of the following template Files to produce the necessary GCode to run our CNC HotWire Cutter! Each Definition comes with a 5.0 Rhinofile for setting up your geometry and a Grasshopper Definition to produce the GCode. In case one of them or both are not self-explinatory to you, stop by the experimenal lab and […]

Template: MAKERBOT SPOOL HOLDERS
Template: MAKERBOT SPOOL HOLDERS

In case you lose or break the original spool holder or need a different sized one..take the necessary file and print yourself one! The ORIGINAL should fit original Makerbot, Orbi-Tech, ColorFabb and the new formFutura and GermanRepRap Spools with hole diameters around 38mm. The second most common should fit older formFutura Spools, bq and the older GermanReprap and some other […]

Template: LASER DISTANCE SPACER
Template: LASER DISTANCE SPACER

To meassure in the correct height for cutting your material sheet you can use this Spacer. In case you cannot find the provided spacer or in case you loose it, just (please) print a new one on your Studio’s Makerbot Replicator with the “Standard” settings modified with “100% infill” and “Supports” activated. It only takes 10 minutes!

How To: 3D PRINT
How To: 3D PRINT

The 3 most commonly used systems are Fused Deposition Modelling or Fused Filament Fabrication (FDM or FFF), Plaster-based 3D Printing (PP) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). Additionally, Stereolithography (SLA) and Digital Light Processing (DLP) are currently on the rise. Depending on the process used the geometry needs to be prepared in a certain way. See the 3D Printing […]

Resources: RHINOCEROS 5.0
Resources: RHINOCEROS 5.0

Wether you are a bloody beginner or advanced Rhinoceros 5.0 user, here are some useful links to tutorials, manuals, books, plugins, reference projects and files, etc. Rhinoceros has become one of the standard tools in our 3 Architecture Studios and the Departments at the IoA (as well as in other disciplines taught at the Angewandte, e.g. […]

Resources: GRASSHOPPER 3D
Resources: GRASSHOPPER 3D

Wether you are a bloody beginner or advanced Grasshopper user, here are some useful links to tutorials, manuals, books, reference projects and files, etc. FORUM / EXAMPLES | OFFICIAL GRASSHOPPER 3D COMMUNITY BLOG | ieatbugsforbreakfast by David Rutten VIDEO TUTORIALS | Introduction to Grasshopper by David Rutten VIDEO TUTORIALS | Grasshopper Masterclass by David Rutten VIDEO […]