2014-12-06 2 min read



It's advanced manufacturing time for me. Cool stuff: laser sintered tungsten (refractory metals are hard to sinter, because they tend to crack) and platinum-based metallic glass. I also read a bunch of cool papers on SLM scanning strategies, and wrote up a tl;dr version here.

...and, I should have my first physical DMLS part, which I designed, and will be printed out of titanium, next week. Which is kinda crazy.





Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.


London's new subway - which will increase the city's rail
capacity by 10% - is 60% complete and on budget.

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