3D Printing in Schools

Examples of 3D printing

By Tim Brotherhood and Stuart Douglas   3D printing has been around since 1984 and until recently was called rapid prototyping (RP) but the appearance of consumer devices and increasing use for production components has prompted the name change. Before we get into the nitty-gritty of the equipment and how they can be used in the classroom, a few unusual […]

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Seetrax XL Designer

At Finham Park School, Ranger has been the principle design software for all pcbs for over 10 years. Mainly used at GCSE level, students are introduced to it in year 7. Ranger is excellent for the full range of pcb design that we do – from the simplest ‘clunky’ single sided designs to complex double sided surface mount PCBs. This […]

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