3D Printing & Scanning

Two Dal MLIS students--Michael Groenendyk and Riel Gallant--are bringing 3D printing and scanning to the libraries. Watch for updates!
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Can you believe this was made by a 3D printer?

IRIS VAN HERPEN, Escapism Dress ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London. TIME Magazine names Iris van Herpen’s printed dress one of the 50 Best Inventions of the 2011 i think this is too much, however i like the details added with the folds.

A museum piece

Lady Belhaven at the V - scanned and Printed sporting a hat designed by Stephen Jones

Marc Comeau presenting at the Lunch & Learn on May 8, 2012

Marc Comeau presenting at the Lunch & Learn on May 2012

Inside the MakerBot

Inside the MakerBot

Examples of printed models. Ruler included to show scale.

At Killam Memorial Library, of Dalhousie University, students can now print their own models.

Riel Gallant putting 3D printing in historical context, Lunch & Learn, May 8, 2012

Riel Gallant putting printing in historical context, Lunch & Learn, May 2012

Michael Groenendyk talking about the evolution of 3D scanning, Lunch & Learn, May 8, 2012

Michael Groenendyk talking about the evolution of scanning, Lunch & Learn, May 2012

Michael at the 3D scanner

Michael at the scanner

Riel with a robot just "printed" by the MakerBot

Riel with a robot just "printed" by the MakerBot

Two reels of blue and white plastic feeding into the MakerBot

Two reels of blue and white plastic feeding into the MakerBot

A few things Michael and Riel have created on the printer--from cupcakes to a mini-Titanic!

A few things Michael and Riel have created on the printer--from cupcakes to a mini-Titanic!

Scanning a fossil shell

Scanning a fossil shell

A close-up of a just-scanned and now digital object

A close-up of a just-scanned and now digital object

Michael working with a scanned object

Michael working with a scanned object

Setting the digital object for printing

Setting the digital object for printing

Preparing to send the scanned object to the MakerBot

Preparing to send the scanned object to the MakerBot

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