From Sam we got a picture of a camera frame made from MakerBeamXL. The frame stabilises the camera housing when it’s towed behind a boat for smooth underwater footage. The underwater footage is used for Sam’s PhD studies in marine ecology. MakerBeamXL provided an affordable and practical solution, she wrote. Below there is a picture of the frame.
Stefan from ConstrAct sent us this great project. It is a see through acrylic glass whiteboard made with MakerBeamXL. It measures 2000x1000mm and has integrated LED light.
Below is a picture and you can also find a Youtube video wherein the whiteboard is used.
Below are a few pictures from a blog post that was made by ijduncan and published on steemit. You can find the original post here: https://steemit.com/gaming/@ijduncan/very-gaming-machine-or-miner-made-with-makerbeam-xl
Low profile PCB vise that adjusts quickly and also holds components and probes, freeing your hands while you work
Check the video below or the Kickstarter website for this project.
Peter made a Fischer Technik Unimog U400 strengthened with OpenBeam. Below you can see some pictures of Peter’s creation. On the blog of the Fischer Technik community you find more pictures and more info.
Here is the link: https://www.ftcommunity.de/categories.php?cat_id=3266&page=2
We share an office space with our colleagues from Wandy. One of them has two laptops but when in the office he wants to enjoy big screens. He wanted to place these screens higher than the added normal stands could provide. To optimise his workstation he turned to OpenBeam and created one computerstand to hold the two flatscreens. Here are some pictures.
A great project: a Liebherr crane made of Fischer Technik with OpenBeam used as reinforcement.
Peter Damen makes great items with Fischer Technik. Since he has known OpenBeam he uses OpenBeam to reinforce his projects. With this Liebherr crane he did the same. You can see where he used OpenBeam in these pictures below.
Clear OpenBeam for the longer lengths in the crane itself and pieces of black OpenBeam in the base.
You can read more about it and see more pictures on the fischer technik community website. Here is a link to Peter his project listed there.
Joel sent us pictures of his OpenBeam project to make VJ-ing more relaxed. He built a structure that raised his equipment to an easy height.
I’d like to share with you some pictures of my project with OpenBeam.
It’s a structure to support my macbook pro, below a external hard disk and in front my midi controller
Very Very useful when I’m doing VJ’ing in a party to protect the material from spilling drinks and backache 😉
Unfortunately we discovered some 1000mm OpenBeam that have distorted ends. The tips were squeezed together as if they were handled by strong pliers on that end. Leaving the tips twisted and the holes oval instead of round.
We quickly inspected some packs and indeed found other beams that were distorted this way. This inspection also gave us the insight that it was a production failure rather than us packing the beams the wrong way. There were packs with distorted and non-distorted beams wrapped together. These tips should have been cut off in the production process.
Upon a closer inspection we have come to the conclusion that the distortion appears almost exclusively in the longer lengths OpenBeam. This means the beams of 600mm, 750mm, 1000mm and 2000mm.
Last week we sent an email out to the OpenBeam customers who possibly have bought affected beams from this batch. This way we can work out some form of compensation for these customers or simply replace the affected beams with good beams.
We are very sorry for this to happen. Naturally we are in contact with out manufacturer as to make sure this does not happen again.