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Makerspace: 3D Printing Examples

Provide a collaborative technologically focused environment for SU students and staff to invent, create and learn while sharing.

What have we been printing?

See below for examples of items 3D printed in the Makerspace.

Egyptian Bronze Cat Mask

Who?

Stellenbosch University Ancient Studies Department.

What?

Object Type: Egyptian Bronze Cat Mask Date: Unknown

How?

3D Printed the items with Zortrax Z-ULTRAT in Pure Black.

Palestinian Terracotta Horse

Who?

Stellenbosch University Ancient Studies Department.

What?

Object Type: Terracotta Horse Provenance: Ancient Palestine Date: 8th - 7th century B.C.E.

How?

3D Printed the item with Zortrax Z-HIPS filament in natural white.

Neo-Sumerian Foundation Nail

Who?

Stellenbosch University Ancient Studies Department.

What?

Neo-Sumerian Foundation Nail

How?

After the artifact was 3D scanned in at the Makerspace, a 3D print the item was created using Zortrax Z-HIPS filament in natural white.

Ear

Who?

Stellenbosch University student final year project print.

What?

Ear

How?

After the clay artwork of a student was 3D scanned in at the Makerspace, a 3D print of the item was created using Zortrax Z-GLASS filament.

Artwork

 

Who?

Stellenbosch University student personal print.

What?

Artwork created in Rhino.

How?

3D Print of the items was created using Zortrax Z-ASA filament in pure white.

 

Duck with Hogwarts Sorting Hat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who?

Stellenbosch University student personal print.

What?

Duck with Hogwarts Sorting Hat.

How?

3D Printed the item with Zortrax Z-ULTRAT filament in yellow.

20 Sided Dice

Who?

Stellenbosch University staff personal print.

What?

20 Sided dice with additional braille numbers.

How?

3D Print of the item was created using Zortrax Z-ASA filament in pure white.

Luggage Tags

 

Who?

Stellenbosch University Library Staff.

What?

Luggage tags.

How?

3D Printed the items with Zortrax Z-HIPS/ULTRAT in red, yellow and green.

 

Engineering Part

Who?

Stellenbosch University staff personal print.

What?

A part designed in Autodesk Fusion 360.

How?

3D Printed the items with Zortrax Z-ULTRAT in Pure Black.

Hand Shaped Contrainer

Who?

Stellenbosch University MicroBiology Department.

What?

Hand shaped container for bacterial growth. 

How?

3D Printed the item with Zortrax Z-HIPS filament in red.