Moving on to the Major Leagues (i.e. 3D Printing)

After Kieran Michelangelo-ed our somewhat vague sketches into this beautiful piece of artwork (I hear the Louvre is currently trying to outbid the MET):

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the next step was to try and replicate some of these parts in SolidWorks- starting with the Plunger piece that will serve to provide compression to each of the gels in 96 wells. After some necessary head-banging and a few cups of coffee, we were finally able to finish the design of our initial plunger piece.

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Will it work? Will it not work? Are we going to be heading to the World Series? Stay tuned…

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