Introduction: Lithophane Memory Lamp
we all are living in the world of technology any moving from mass production to mass customization.3D printing is the future of manufacturing industries. 3D printer a machine allowing the creation of a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers of a material in succession
LITHOPHANE can be described as three-dimensional images that get visible in the light .its really cool to have your memory in the form of lithophanes.
1. 3d printer
2. white, black filaments (PLA)
3.connecting power cable
4. luminous bulb
5. bulb holder
Step 1: Choosing Image
you should choose images of good quality so that the software trace the image very well and you get a good result.
Step 2: Software
this website facilitates you to create
4.light box etc
select lithophane lamp maker .
Step 3: Uploading Images
select your images and download the zip file
Step 4: Fusion 360
create a base for your lamp
fusion 360: helps students and educators prepare for the future of design. It's the first 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool of its kind, connecting your entire product development process into one cloud-based platform. this is a industry-level software but it is free for education
make sure the radius of the base should be little greater than the radius of the lamp so that it can fit into it
Step 5: Slice and Print
by using any slicer print your abject .here I use cura
cura is a free slicing software
after slicing let the printer to do its job
Step 6: Assembly
its time to put everything together and create a single body
fit bulb holder and bulb inside the lamp
Step 7: Result
congratulation here the lamp of memories is ready to decorate your indoor, "One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past".