Archive for May, 2017

3D printing with PET

3D printing with PET

This week I’ve been working with the PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) filaments from Refil. It’s made from recycled bottles and no additional colouring is added so it comes in a limited range of colours. I got a sample pack which has

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Thoughts on 3D Modelling

Thoughts on 3D Modelling

For the Upcycle It Design Challenge I’ve been creating a few models in OpenSCAD to augment my RC car. The first one I printed was a support for the Intel Edison in the style of some car parts. I’ve also

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Removing mild to moderate rust: five simple methods

Removing mild to moderate rust: five simple methods

When it comes to the scourge of rust in the workshop and beyond, we all know it’s a real menace – and indeed, it has been blogged here before about preventative measures you can take to stop it cropping up

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