Category: Plastics

Cast plastic hose barbs

    Concept: A colleague working on a water wall project needed 50 hose barbs. Hosebarbs run about $4.50 each in brass. As a project I attempted to cast…

Puzzle Cube

Concept: This puzzle was created, essentially, as a practice piece for casing accurate plastic parts. The design is what is called a half hour puzzle because it takes…

Polyurethene Casting Test Pieces

Concept: Practicing producing cast gears as they have to be accurate and smooth to work well. Software: gearotic > mastercam > mach3 Materials: Machining wax, R2 Silicone, Polyurethane Processes: CNC…

3D Printing Test Pieces

Concept: Adventures in 3d Printing. These are the first test pieces that the process produced. The 3d printing head was attached to the CNC gantry. Software: CAD > slic3r >…