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by daleprice
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: Hands
Topic: Handaptive: a new approach for parametric hand design
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

Handaptive: a new approach for parametric hand design

I thought I'd share something I've been working on as the foundation for a new hand design. My goal is to use fully scripted CAD to create a wrist-powered hand prosthesis that is natural-looking (incorporating anatomical features such as the metacarpal arch and a more natural thumb position, for exa...
by daleprice
Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Some relevant extensions
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: Some relevant extensions

For what it's worth, I've never been a fan of sites forcing external links to open in new windows. It goes against standard behavior and in many cases the back button is easier than having to mess around with windows and tabs. Users already have an easy way of choosing to open links in new windows/t...
by daleprice
Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Technical Q&A
Topic: Help with a new printer! Pic heavy with settings
Replies: 8
Views: 3263

Re: Help with a new printer! Pic heavy with settings

This is PLA, right? You need to have air flowing over the overhangs (probably during the entire print, not just during those parts) to cool them as they print. If your printer has a fan that blows on the print then you can enable or increase it in the Cooling section under Filament Settings in slic3...
by daleprice
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Forum Suggestion Box
Replies: 7
Views: 1943

Re: Forum Suggestion Box

I agree that a forum for build logs would be useful.

We could probably also use a forum for discussion of 3D printers in general, since the topic of which printers are good for printing hands seems to come up a lot (along with new 3D printing techniques that might be applicable).

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