Sam Ristich

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Getting from 3D Scan to 3D Print

From scanning your favorite pet and creating a figurine for your desk or reverse engineering a part or tool, 3D scanning and 3D printing can be used together to rapidly generate and reproduce ideas. These days, the world of 3D scanning has grown to include hobbyist level equipment all the way to full room setups […]


The Ins and Outs of Thermoforming

Throughout my design experience, there have been times when I thought I had designed the perfect part to find that I didn’t know the correct process to manufacture it. As designers, the more we know about how things are made, the better we are at designing new parts. That’s why thermoforming can be a huge asset to add to your toolbox […]