I am fascinated by all things design, well SOME THINGS DESIGN. My A.D.D. suits the many talents I have and enables me to learn about all sorts of seemingly unrelated topics that all point back towards Design. Enjoy
I thought of this a few years back when I was taking my then smaller kids to the skatepark a lot by bike. I made a prototype that I used a lot, but the prospect of selling the idea to a company seemed out of reach. Looking back on it now I still feel that it is a good idea, although now we just skate to the park.
A 3D Printing system that can create forms without the hindrance of gravity - video embedded below:
A brand new method of additive manufacturing. This patent-pending method allows for creating 3D objects on any given working surface independently of its inclination and smoothness, and without a need of additional support structures. Conventional methods of additive manufacturing have been affected both by gravity and printing environment: creation of 3D objects on irregular, or non-horizontal surfaces has so far been treated as impossible . By using innovative extrusion technology we are now able to neutralize the effect of gravity during the course of the printing process. This method gives us a flexibility to create truly natural objects by making 3D curves instead of 2D layers. Unlike 2D layers that are ignorant to the structure of the object, the 3D curves can follow exact stress lines of a custom shape. Finally, our new out of the box printing method can help manufacture structures of almost any size and shape.