Setting up Cura for ATOM 2.5EX Dual Extrusion

Here’s a translated version of the official ATOM guide for setting up your ATOM 2.5EX Dual Extrusion in Cura. Great thanks to the ATOM team for allowing us to translate it to share with more folks. Here we go: Getting Cura Installed with Atom 2.5 EX Machine Profile First off, you will need to download Cura 15.04.6. Go to the …

Thoughts and Tips on Assembling the ATOM 2.5EX

First off, this is not meant to be a step-by-step tutorial on how to assemble the ATOM 2.5EX kit as the instruction set provided already does that very well. Instead, we intend to touch on some of the thoughts and tips we have during the process of assembly so that hopefully some of you who are also embarking upon this …

New Studio Ahoy!

Over the past year, we sure had a helluva time showcasing and sharing the many possibilities of 3D printing and other projects with everyone. Evolving further, we will be moving to a new Bussorah Street studio come 15 Feb. And with that, we will look forward to working on many more cool projects, having showcases, hosting other awesome folks and …

Setting up Simplify3D for ATOM 2.5EX Dual Extrusion

First off, main credit for this guide goes out to 黃至宇 from ATOM 3D Printer Group for putting together this guide (originally in Chinese) for Dual Extrusion in Simplify3d (S3D) for the ATOM 2.5EX. Here is the English version of the guide so more can benefit from the information: Foreword This article will not dig too deeply into the all …

Torbjorn’s Turret Launched for Download

Hey all, we’ve finally been able to clean up the 3d model for Torbjorn’s Turret and have now launched it on both MyMinifactory and Thingiverse for download, the links are here: https://www.myminifactory.com/object/torbjorn-s-turret-from-overwatch-24827 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1853287 Most of the instructions for 3d printing and assembling are listed on these sites also, together with some handy “model kit” like instructions as follows:   Hope …

Modelling and 3D Printing Torbjorn’s Turret (Part 2)

Continuing from where we left off from Part 1, here’s second post to showcase our process through getting Overwatch’s Torbjorn’s turret from a 3d model to a final printed and finished piece. Along the way, a lot of test fitting and imagining how the final piece will look like. Print time wise, most pieces ran from around 2-4 hours up …

Modelling and 3D Printing Torbjorn’s Turret (Part 1)

We’ve been great fans of the amazing Overwatch game from Blizzard and even have been at the launch event in Singapore and gotten a Reaper’s Mask printed and autographed (but that’s another story). Thinking larger, we decided to do another iconic and some what polarizing piece from the game – Torbjorn’s Turret. This will be a quick recap of our …

New ZBrush Core from Pixologic

So Pixologic just announced that it will be launching a new light version of its popular ZBrush software, called ZBrush Core. Though its only in pre-release sales right now, it does appear to be a pretty intriguing software which is positioned somewhere between the popular free Sculptris program and the big behemoth brother, the full fledged Zbrush. This is pretty …

Tips for Preparing your 3D Model for 3D Printing

Getting your 3d model which you have painstakingly designed out into the physical world by 3d printing is always exciting. Finally gonna get to see the futuristic cool design come into life! But sometimes, things may take a much longer path than expected due to hiccups in translating a 3d model into a 3d printed piece! Things tend to crop …

3D Printing a Replacement LED Light Clip

3D Modelling and Printing a Replacement LED Clip

One of the recent requests we got came in from someone who needed a replacement LED light clip done up as one of the old clips had broke. It was a rather small and delicate piece. So it seemed like a nice challenge to put some quick 3d modelling towards to get a usable 3d printed replacement for it. It’s …