Tag Archives: Prototype

Bugatti Chiron – Making a supercars


For years, automotive manufacturer Bugatti has been working on the successor to his Veyron. Immediately after its appearance in 2005, the Supersportwagen caused a sensation as the fastest and most expensive series vehicle ever. Today, about ten years later, other manufacturers want him to run the rank. So it’s no wonder that Bugatti’s goal is to surprise the world with the so-called Chiron again

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DJI Mavic Pro: The Art of Form


DJI’s designers and engineers have crafted a whole new type of drone that is the Mavic Pro. Watch and learn all about their creative processes in developing a tool that is exquisite in both form and functionality

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Advanced Materials from Formlabs


Formlabs Engineering Resins simulate the full spectrum of injection-molded plastics, covering the versatility of properties required to confidently conceptualize, prototype, test, and produce successful final products

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ABB & YuMi: Functional Prototypes


The YuMi collaborative industrial robot, developed by ABB Robotics, uses task-specific fingers to manipulate objects. By using an Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer to prototype their finger designs for new customers, they sped up the development process from weeks to just a few days

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Autodesk’s Project Escher


Autodesk’s Project Escher now makes it possible to print large scale 3D parts with unprecedented speed and detail. Through software, control and hardware integration Project Escher enables a fundamentally new class of 3D printer

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The Halfbike


This is an amazing idea for a bike… or a Halfbike! With promotion videos from the wonderful Thessaloniki!


And here is a nicely made video of the Halfbike construction!

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Developing Sustainable Fuel: Team FAST


Team FAST used their Ultimaker 2+ to prototype a scale model car that runs on formic acid. They believe formic acid is the sustainable fuel of the future, combining all the strong points of electric and hydrogen fuel cell cars without any of the weaknesses

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Ultimaker 2+


And now I want… no, no I need an Ultimaker! And it will be my first 3D Printer! If only was not so expensive!

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The Fastest Bike in the World


“…The ​Human Power Team has demonstrated just how fast you can go with pure muscle power. The third model of the Dutch team’s high-tech recumbent bicycle, the VeloX 3, reached a speed of 133.78 km/h, setting a new world record for the fastest pedal-powered vehicle. Motherboard visited the Human Power Team in their workshop in Delft, where lead engineer Dennis Berckmoes, although still in the middle of making the final preparations for their next record attempt, walked us through the details of the engineering process, that he and his colleagues from the student team go through every year, designing a new highs-peed prototype. All of the components of the VeloX4, from the chassis made of extremely hard but super light carbon, to the aerodynamics that are tested in the wind tunnel of a space center, to the special gear system, to the 3D-printed special parts, are individually designed and produced”

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