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21,000 square feet of amazingness where NYC designers can take their ideas from prototype, to production, to market in a community that values ethical production, reducing our environmental impacts and the creation of local jobs.

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

Digital Fabrication

Additive/ Subtractive

CNC Milling, Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, CNC Knitting

3D Printing History

1986 - First 3D Printer for sale in by 3D Systems

2008 - Rep Rap Project humanity's first general purpose self-replicating manufacturing machine.

3D Printing Hardware

Hobbyist/ Prosumer $500-$3,500

Professional - $10,000 - $200,000

Industrial - $250,000 - $2,000,000+

3D Printing Methods

-FDM fused deposition modeling-DMLS direct metal laser sintering-3DP 3d printing-SLA stereolithography-SLS selective laser sintering

Design for 3D Printing

Limitations-Material Properties-Speed-Size-Cost

3D Printing as a conventional manufacturing primer

3D Printing Examples

Digital Design Tools

Architecture: Rhino/ GrasshopperProduct Design: Solidworks/ RhinoGaming Design/ Animation: Zbrush/ MayaJewelry Design: Rhino/ ZbrushDigital Media: ProcessingComputer Science: Python/ JavaScript

3D Files

NURBS (points, curves, ctrl pts, surfaces) [vector]

Mesh (faces, vertices, edges) [raster]

3D Printing Services

Make Mode


Red Eye

Academic Fab Lab


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