Huddersfield 3D Printing Society

We are a group of students from different schools of the University of Huddersfield. United by our motivation and excitement to use the 3D printing technology in order to add value to our student life and the community. Our mission is to unleash students innovation and creativity by materialising their project ideas and designs using...

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Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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We won 2017 Society of the Year Award at the University of Huddersfield.
We give all our members free training on how to use the 3D Printer and related software.
Hud3dPS is open to students from all courses (no prior knowledge is required) and to non-students (as guests).
We won 2017 Students' Opportunities Award at the National Union of Students yearly event.
We were nominated for 2017 Most Improved Society Award at the University of Huddersfield.

Recent Projects

3D Printed "Bionic" Hand

After printing a prosthetic hand for Kelsie, we are hoping to work with charities to provide them for free. The “bionic” hand is helping the 10-year-old girl live a more independent life, enabling her to do things she could never do before – like skipping and riding her bike.

3D Printing the Porsche Cayman S

In May 2017, we printed a miniature model of the Porsche Cayman S. You can see the progression in the photos we took during the process...   [image src=society-hubs/3345/projects/1.jpg w=680 filters=quality(80) fit-in]

3D Printed Small Scale Ford V6 Engine Block

To Challenge our Zortrax M200 capabilities, we went for a very small and complex object. The Ford V6 engine block (Scaled to 4cmx3cmx2cm) was designed and shared by Ford itself. It got printed in Z-Ultrat (4 hours) with the smallest layer thickness possible 0.09mm and supports.

Reverse Engineering of 80s Slider Knob

It started by the company Mike Andy Entertainments contacting our Society and letting us know how impossible for them it is to buy the 80s DJ Mixers slider caps since they were discontinued. [image src=society-hubs/3345/projects/26.jpg w=340 filters=quality(80) fit-in] By receiving...