Posts Tagged: Adrian Bowyer

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    Farewell, RepRapPro

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    In 2005 Adrian Bowyer, at the time an academic at the University of Bath, started working on the RepRap project, where he developed a series of prototypes of a low cost (almost) self-replicating FDM 3D printer. He retired from academic life in 2012 to be a full time director of the company RepRapPro Ltd., an… Read more »

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    Original Prusa i3 kit with LCD

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    3D Printers In the industrial world, 3D printing technology goes back to the 1980s. How did it make it to the desktops of the 2010s? An early pioneer of desktop 3D printing was Dr. Adrian Bowyer, a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Bath in England. In 2005, Bowyer started prototyping a low-cost, open… Read more »