BIDC 3D Print Support enables JTRP at Purdue Support of TSCO Drone Operations

Matthew Swabey 3D Printing, News, Student Project

BIDC training and 3D printers enabled JTRP Purdue drone experts Darcy Bullock and Ayman Habib to support the Tippecanoe Sheriff’s Office to maximize the use of their drones. By turning computer 3D models of accident scenes into real plastic 3D models the accident reconstructions can be used as evidence. http://www.wlfi.com/content/news/Purdue-drone-experts-help-advance-TSCO-drone-program-461979043.html – 3D printers at approx. 1:40 in.

First undergraduate five-axis CNC work at the BIDC!

Matthew Swabey Machining, News, Student Project

Watch the video at the BIDC youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeXLMreJsC8. The 5-axis trunnion is a Haas TR160 inside one of our VF-4 CNCs. The piece will be the engine block for a working rotary engine designed and machined entirely by Purdue undergraduate students. They are Tyler Field, Jake Piekarski, Clark Tow, Jacob Carson and the class professor is Dr. Robert …