[Lab] Helping a Friend's Dog: Makerbot Replicator 2X
waterfallclose at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 22:53:32 EDT 2016
Hey Stephane - Send me the STL and I'll print it out overnight tonight. I
have a Ultimaker 2 so should be better than a 2X (I have a 2X as well).
On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:14 PM, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com>
> Hi Stephane,
> Try contacting the uOttawa MakerSpace - this is the kind of medical
> innovation story they might be interested in getting some publicity out of.
> They've also got some nifty high-end printers that might be more
> appropriate for a medical model.
> The Centerpointe library might also be up for the challenge.
> Both of them have pretty cheap material costs and the labour is
> essentially free since you do it yourself.
> I'm a little surprised to hear this technology has caught on in the
> veterinary world. Diagnostic imaging has come a long way when they have CT
> scanners at the vet. It feels like only a decade ago CHEO was doing
> epic fundraisers to get their first one. :)
> I can only imagine how much it's costing your friend. Best of luck to
> her furry pal.
> -Jason Cobill
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 8:19 PM, Stephane Arthur Kiss <
> stephane.beauchampkiss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> I'm hoping to get in touch with someone who has an in-house Makerbot 2x
>> or larger printer with similar or better print resolution/material
>> Backstory: my friend's dog needs an operation for her leg and a 3D print
>> would be helpful to plan the surgery. They normally charge for this
>> service, but my friend is very low on cash, so I'm helping out by
>> converting the CT scan to a CAD model and prepping it for a print. It's all
>> set to go. I've planned my sections for two Makerbot prints, but a larger
>> printer will do too.
>> I'm hoping to get this done by the end of the weekend, since the dog is
>> in pain. I'm willing to pay.
>> I know I could use a number of online services, but I've never used any
>> of those services and I don't have the time or resources to do this all on
>> my own in the time needed. So, hoping to connect with someone directly to
>> ensure a quick turnaround!
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