The Oregon State 3D printing club is hoping to give a hand to the community this term– literally. Junior mechanical engineering major Chris McBee is currently in the midst of creating a prosthetic hand via 3D printer, and he hopes to find someone to give it to once his project is complete. “It’s supposed to fit an … More 3D printing gets hands on
Winter term is now in full swing, and the Oregon State 3D printing club is back in action. The 3D printing club has only had two meetings in 2016 so far, but there are already several student-led projects underway. One of those projects, being led by freshman Parker Snook, aims to create 3D printing filament, which is material … More Winter Term Update
On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 our club had the opportunity to visit Korvis Automation Inc. here in Corvallis, OR. The president, Ben Wahlstrom, gave us a tour of their facility and we were amazed by the technology we saw being made. Thank you so much for inviting us to your facility!
Now seven weeks into the school year, members of the 3D printing club currently have their hands full working on several different projects. One such project- led by students John Huntoon, Parker Snook, Brayden Johnson and Jack Archer- has the members of the 3D printing club working to create their own quadcopter model. The students … More 3D Printing club project updates
Adam Lawler, a member of the Oregon State University 3D Printing and Fabrication club, has created Omnipod cases for insulin pumps. He designed several unique designs for the cases and is now having them produced via 3D printer. The Omnipod cases give diabetes users a way to protect their insulin pumps with style. “Designing the Omnipod cases … More Adam Lawler creates unique Omnipod cases
Here are some of the current news links we learned about today: Here’s what’s going on in the world of 3d printers! http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151005-futurist-christopher-barnatts-review-the-tct-show-2015.html Dissolvable 3d printed materials to replace screws following broken bone surgery http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151002-university-of-pittsburgh-researchers-new-3d-printed-treatment-for-broken-bones.html Worried about the Environment? Here’s how one individual is looking to tackle the plastic waste problem http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151001-young-new-zealand-innovator-award-for-research-into-3d-printing-recycled-plastic.html Here are some … More Fall Term is Off to a Great Start
We have chosen our meeting time for the Fall 2015 term and we will be meeting every Tuesday from 6-7 in the Autzen Classroom of the Valley Library! Anyone is welcome to attend so bring your friends! Can’t wait to see everyone at our first meeting on September 29th, 2015!