Category: CADCAM

3D Printing

Mr Dempsey has been busy 3D printing various accessories for the department. Mrs Wilson came up with the great idea of 3D printing nozzles for the PVA glue bottles since the originals had seen better days. Mr Dempsey modelled the part on Autodesk Inventor which fit like a glove. Hopefully, these nozzles last for years…



New 3D Printer!

The original 3D Printer, unfortunately, had to take a wee trip to the classroom in the sky :(. Not to worry, we have a new all singing all dancing 3D Printer in the Technical department and Mr Dempsey has been busy testing its capabilities. Our shark took around 4 hours to print from start to…



Free software to support home learning

  Throughout pupils’ experience of Technical Education at Lanark Grammar School we will consistently make use of 3D modelling software as a means of exploring graphical representation, developing design ideas, creating virtual models and interfacing with Computer Aided Manufacturing equipment. The software that we make most use of is Autodesk Inventor 2013. ¬†Autodesk now makes…