3D printing prototypes of the product has given spring manufacturers the ability to ensure that the spring dimensions are accurate, and once it is fit they can make sure that the spring can actually be fabricated. Not only does this pre-fitting process reduce waste as the spring makers no longer need to run through dozens of iterations, but it also saves valuable time and money.
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Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!