[Gta04-owner] case for GTA04 with 3D-printing?

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Wed Jul 27 13:37:25 CEST 2011


Am 27.07.2011 um 13:23 schrieb Alexander Lehner:

> 
> 
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2011, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> 
>> Yes, we did some experiments but have not modified the case data (we have
>> no mechanical engineer in the team). Shapeways could not produce the parts.
>> But they may have improved now.
>> 
>> Here are the CAD files in different formats (Shapeways wants to see the STL format):
>> 
>> 	http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/CAD/
>> 
>> And David 'Leviathan' is working on his RepRap to improve the precision,
>> but AFAIK it is still not good enough.
>> 
>> If anyone has new ideas, please share.
> 
> 
> I downloaded the modified CAD file from
> http://openmokast.org/cad-files.html
> (Those canadian guys with the TV receiver)
> 
> and uploaded it to shapeways. At least they accepted the design and I could view it in their java 3D-viewer.
> I then ordered one for about 20 EUR.
> 
> If I have the piece in my hands, I will let you know and probably order also the STL files from Nikolaus, just to see if and how that works.

Well, we already had samples of the openmokast thing from Shapeways
approx. 2 years ago. Quality was impressing but not good enough.

So let's see!



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