Thursday, April 16, 2015

“Experience 3-D printing” seminar students experience technology of the future – Osthessen News

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insight into a technology of the future were pupils of the model Obersberg (MSO) at the Bad Hersfeld branch of study Plus, the dual academic studies at the Technical University of Central Hesse take (THM). In a two-day seminar they learned the possibilities of 3-D printing know, experienced a 3-D printer in action and could even take a custom-made from the printer for her piece to take home.

initiator of the offer was the Sparkasse Bad Hersfeld-Rotenburg, which has allowed together with the town of Bad Hersfeld, the State of Hesse, the university and the entrepreneurs club CompetenceCenter Dual higher education degree plus eV (CCD), the acquisition of the printer. The idea of ​​the printer mainly for research and teaching is since 2013 the branch office is available to use for an offer for students to these almost bring the new technology came from the CEO of the bank, Reinhard Faulstich. The Savings Bank supported the event together with the CCD in which more than 600 partner companies of StudiumPlus are organized.

The response from the students was great - about 60 were interested in the seminar "3-D printing experience," though they had this "sacrifice" two days from the Easter holidays. First, eleven students were able to participate because the content can not be optimally conveyed in a larger group. But the offer is to be repeated in the summer.
Theme of the seminar were the various printing technologies, the current technological change, the necessary software and a 3-D scan of your own body. Then, the students were able to experience the 3-D printers in the branch office and print their own body scan - they were doing a lifelike image of your self in a mini format. In very practical way, they got an insight into the art world of the future. +++


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