The F#.NET Journal just published an article about 3D printing:
"A variety of consumer-level desktop 3D printers have been released over the past couple of years. Although the hardware is impressive the current generation of software leaves much to be desired, including the CAD, CAM and driver software. This article takes a look at a hollow cylinder printed using the Slic3r CAM software commonly used today and walks through the design and implementation of bespoke CAM software written in F# that produces a much higher quality print in a fraction of the time..."
The following print was obtained using the Slic3r CAM software:The F#.NET Journal today!
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