Friday, 23 August 2013

Are R U OK day Question Marks prototypes or end use parts?

You may have seen the Adelaide Crows holding bright yellow question marks with the words "R U OK" printed on the front. These question marks were 3D printed by RapidPro for use in the 2013 R U OK day to be held on September 12.

The Question Marks were printed using Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) in RedEye Australasia's build centre in Melbourne. The Question Marks were printed in two halves, sanded to a smooth finish and then painted and clear coated in satin, enabling them to be used as the end use product on the Question Mark campaign around Australia. Each Question Mark was fitted with a GPS tracker to monitor their progress around Australia.

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To find out a little more about the R U OK Question Marks and their progress around Australia, click on the image below.

A little about R U OK

R U OK is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfuly ask 'are you ok?' to support anyone struggling with life. Founded by Gavin Larkin who wanted to create a world without suicide after experiencing the suicide death of his father, this R U OK day will be the fifth National day to be held since the launch in 2009.

To find out more about R U OK or to donate, visit: