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The Mahaska County Conservation Board has acquired bones from the Oskaloosa mammoth, and a tibia, vertebra, and hyoid from that collection were in the EMS for scanning and reproduction in the 3D printers. With the new FARO 3D scanner, scanning the tibia, which is about 27 inches long, is easy.
The idea for giving College of Engineering donor and supporter Gary Seamans something created in the college started with a blood vessel.
The Engineering Technology Centers -- Engineering Computer Services (ECS), Engineering Electronics Shop (EES), and Engineering Machine Shop (EMS) -- enjoyed welcoming visitors who came to the 4/25/13 open house.
The Hawkeye colors of the grid and scale offer high-contrast as well as school spirit.
The brain gear was printed from a sample file that came with the Fortus 3D printer.
Bones from the Oskaloosa mammoth were scanned and printed in the 3D printer.
Finals week fall 2012 meant lots of work for the 3D printer.
The Fortus 400 3D printer was calibrated and is ready to use.