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Second Print – Good cube! But ooze blob on edges

May 2, 2011

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Here is a video of my second print: Heres the picture Advertisements

First Print test – Fail – Tip jam

May 1, 2011

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Problem: This is when the hot tip jammed into the bed. Hypothesis: This might be for two reasons: 1) The hot tip wasn’t hot enough to melt the plastic as it was being extruded, thus causing the plastic to push the whole tip downwards. 2) The extruder is just too fast with the repsnapper g-code. […]

Initial print test

April 29, 2011

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The print test is being done using Repsnapper. I started to heat the printer and fed the ABS into the extruder until it reached the hot tip. The following issues occured: Current temperature is not displaying Y axis is tripping on something i need to smooth on the bottom of the carriage later Motor temperatures […]

RepRap – Rapid Prototyping machine (aka 3D printer) – axis test

April 23, 2011

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I am currently designing a curriculum as part of my Masters program in which students will be using rapid prototyping to learn mathematics topics of geometry and measurements.  In order to accomplish this schools will need access to cheap rapid prototyping machines.  The best option for this is to use the open-source project RepRap.  It […]

Young Engineers Academy

April 23, 2011

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This is a business I started in the end of 2010.  It consists of an afterschool program and a summer program.  The afterschool program involves students learning about robotics using the LEGO® NXT kits and programming them using linear block programming in ROBOLab. The summer program will involve robotics as well as animation programming using […]

Muslim Soup Kitchen Project

April 23, 2011

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I have been the coordinator of the Muslim Soup Kitchen Project since 2005. The following website was created by volunteers but managed and updated by myself: The position of coordinator entails the following responsibilities: -Initiate programming of monthly soup kitchens -Ensure all facilities are called in the area which we decide to serve -Ensure volunteer […]

Collaborative Report Cards using Google Docs

April 23, 2011

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In November 2010 I created report cards using Google docs for a private school.  This allowed the teachers in the school to collaborate on a report card all at once from the convenience of their homes.  Best of all, Google docs is free. Their old method involved waiting for a teacher to be complete with […]