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Introducing Pico Clay Studio!

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Introducing Pico Clay Studio!

PicoSolutions is excited to announce an addition to PicoStudio, Pico Clay Studio! Located in Kearny NJ on the same campus as PicoSolutions Main Office and PicoStudio, PicoSolutions is thrilled to announce this exciting expansion! Pico Clay Studio will feature WASP 2040 Clay's, WASP 2040 Pro's with Clay Kit Add Ons, WASP 40100 Clay and Potterbot 3D printers. Additionally this expansion will house a studio space for internal research and development as well as a space for workshops to be held both virtually and in person. Education is at the forefront of PicoSolutions values and we look forward to continuing to...

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WASP 4070 Industrial

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WASP 4070 Industrial

The advent of Large Format 3D Printing has exponentially increased the potential of industrial 3D Printing. Today there's a massive range of LF3D Printers that can cater to businesses in many industry sectors. Image Credits: WASP The manufacturing flexibility of 3D Printing is unmatched. Harnessing its potential on an Industrial scale has been one of the forefronts of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not so long ago an LF3D Printers was an expensive proposition when addressing manufacturing challenges. This technology has evolved and today LF3D Printers are affordable with plenty of robust budget options available in the market. World's Advanced Saving...

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A Crash Course in Clay 3D Printing

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A Crash Course in Clay 3D Printing
If you've run into 3D printed clay in the past you've probably seen the term LDM - Liquid Deposition Modeling. The most common material of this category is clay, however materials such as food, wax and earth are considered LDM. LDM printing follows the same rules as FDM with one large difference - no heat while extruding.

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ADVANCED 3D PRINTING WITH GRASSHOPPER

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ADVANCED 3D PRINTING WITH GRASSHOPPER

ADVANCED 3D PRINTING WITH GRASSHOPPER  CLAY and FDM Friend and colleague, Gianluca Pugliese, is a professor of Digital Fabrication, Additive Manufacturing, and Sustainability. Pugliese is the manager of WASP Iberia and founder of LowPoly; a 3D printing company based in the implementation of sustainable materials.  Co author, Diego Garcia Cuevas is an architect and professor of Architectural Geometry, Parametric Design and Design. He is the co-founder of the Controlmad Advanced Design Centre (Madrid). Together they have created Advanced 3D Printing with Grasshopper Clay and FDM a textbook for 3D printing and parametric design in Grasshopper! What is parametric design and why is...

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PicoNaut E 3D Printer Update!

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PicoNaut E 3D Printer Update!

Over the past few months, we have been working on redesigning the PicoNaut S2 3D Printer. We wanted the printer to be more user-friendly with an easier assembly. It offers a construct-it-yourself kit to educate about how 3D printers work and how to design, export, slice, and print a design at home or in a classroom.  This image is our old PicoNaut S2: With the help of your feedback, we found opportunities to improve the mechanical elements and housing stability. We decided to redesign it to fix those issues and deliver our best version of the PicoNaut yet! Below is...

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