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The Unofficial Guide to Makerbot Replicator 2 Extruder Nozzle Replacement

After 1060 hours of printing, we experienced some issues with our Makerbot Replicator 2. We experienced air printing issues. Initially thinking it could be another “dirty” drive gear issue, we did our usual routine maintenance procedures and resumed printing. That didn’t work either. After some searching on google,we believe our …

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Singapore 3D Printing Meetup V Wrapup

Coming to the end of 2013, this is the last Singapore 3D Printing Meetup for the year hosted graciously by the great folks at lowercase cafe! This month we have  a couple of more interesting asepcts to finish with a bang such as 3D Scanning Demo and also some 3D …

Project Audio+Sculpture

Project Audio Sculpture

Many of us would have known from our science lesson when we were young that a sound is basically a wave, or simply a wave oscillating per unit time. Following our pursuit in generative designs, we decided to use data, particularly audio data to aid us in generating our 3d models.  That …

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Silicone Molding and Resin Casting from 3D Prints

Final Resin Cast

One of the downside of 3D printing is that every incremental piece is going to take as long to produce as the very first 3D print. While this is ok for single runs like prototyping of desings, sometimes you just need to ramp up the production where you need many …

Singapore 3D Printing Meetup V (28 Nov 2013)

Singapore 3D Printing Meetup V

Been a while and now it’s time for round 5 of the Singapore 3D Printing Meetup V, probably the last for 2013! Judging from the great response last time, we’ll be having it again at lowercase Cafe at LaSalle (props to them for graciously hosting us again!) on 28th Nov …

How to Replace Worn out Foam Pads for Makerbot Replicator 2 Build Plate

Replicator Build Plate Fix

Our Makerbot Replicator 2 has served us faithfully for almost 900 hours. We noticed that even after levelling our build plate before printing, the 1st layer of print seems to be giving us issues. Upon closer inspection, we noticed that some of the foam pads underneath the build plate has …