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Metal 3D printing company BeAM aiming to become industry leader

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Founded in 2012 near Strasbourg, France, BeAM has become a promising force within the field of metal 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing.The young company, which in 2015 generated a turnaround of 1.25 million euros, is expecting to increase its sales to 7 million euros in 2016, and promises to increase its profit in the future. 3D Printing Company

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Edit Multiple Contact Sets

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 now enables you to edit multiple Contact Sets at the same time. This enhancement can be a big time saver if you need to make a quick change to the properties of several Contact Sets in your Simulation studies. You can also change multiple Contact Sets of different types to be all the same. Simply use Shift or Ctrl to select multiple contact sets and Edit Definition.

Researchers print hyperelastic bones

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A superhuman development has been made at Northwestern University – the ability not only to print porous and flexible bone structures, but also a mix. Medical & Dental 3D Printing bones hyperelastic Northwestern University

3D printed livable house or garden shed?

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Alex Le Roux 3d printed what he calls a "first 3D printed livable house in the United States". would say it's a garden shed. You decide. It was done on a Vesta machine: Vesta concrete 3d printer costs USD 8,999.00 and has 10ft x 10ft x 10ft build volume. Project blog: [link] Vest printers homepage: [link]. 3d printed buildings 3d printing in cement concrete house USA

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3D-Printed Gun Files Aren’t Free Speech, Court Rules

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A federal court ruled against 3D-printed gun files being free speech in a landmark ruling last week. Popular Science reports: The founders who wrote it likely never imagined a world where that freedom of speech would apply to electronically encoded files on computers, nor could they have pictured a day when those same files could be used to tell a machine to print, on demand, a pistol.

Elastic 3D Printed Bone Implants

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Various awesome use cases in the TCT Show

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As I've said before, the TCT was such a big show that one simply couldn't finish visiting all the booths within a short day. 3D Printing 3D printing industry TCT use cases

$500 Occipital VR Dev Kit turns iPhone into a room-scale tracked VR headset

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The iPhone has been largely overlooked when it comes to Virtual reality, because it just isn’t up to the task, but now Occipital has launched a $500 kit that provides room-scale motion-tracking to iOS and Android phones. 3D Scanning

Researchers Create 3D Printed Hyperelastic Bone With Much Greater Potential for Use in Humans

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Although it may seem most have their sights set on 3D printing organs for transplant when it comes to bioprinting, other researchers are concerned with more immediate issues that indeed may come to. View the entire article via our website. Featured Stories 3d bioprinting 3d printed bone 3D printed bone scaffolding 3D printed cellular structures bioactive hydroxyapatite biomaterials bioprinting EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter System Northwestern University Ramille Shah

Change Is Additive—Week of 9/30/16

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CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by FATHOM 3D Printing Bone Implants, Stop Motion Animation Puts Additive Manufacturing into Action, NYC Displays Arch of Palmyra, Optimizing Atomic Force Microscopes With … Read More. blog 3d printing Animation Atomic Microscope Bone change is additive Kubo Laika wrd

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3D Printed Construction Mesh Structures

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Here are some examples how 3d meshes can be used to reinforce building structures. This technique is probably much more useful and applicable then cement paste extrusion. Mesh Mould uses steel wire: Project description: The research project Mesh Mould investigates the unification of reinforcement and formwork into a single robotically fabricated material system. pounds per hour. More info: [link].

Lockheed Martin use 3D Printing in Search for Signs of Life on Mars

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“Are we alone?” asked Lockheed Martin’s Tony Antonelli at a special event during the 67th International Aeronautical Congress (IAC) yesterday. This was not a reference. Aerospace arcam GE Juno Jupiter Lockheed Martin mars Nasa Sciaky

Josef Prusa MK2 set to enter the multi-color 3D printer race with a clever twist

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There are announcements for new 3D printers just about every day and it’s certainly worth paying attention to them just in case something comes along that pushes the envelope further along. But all too often we are left with a flashy crowd-sourced promo video and a promise of faster this or better that only to be disappointed. 3D Printers

Jabil Circuit, Inc. Offers New Services, Including 3D Printing, Offering Competitive Edge for Clients

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Jabil Circuit, Inc. has their customers in mind as they begin offering new services that will allow them to work more effectively in a competitive marketplace and thrive in this digital economy. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing ecosystem 3D printing production 3d printing services Digital Prototype Lab (DPL) Jabil Managed Supply Chain Services

Final Hours of M3D Pro KickStarter

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At the time of this writing, there were only 18 hours to go before the M3D Pro KickStarter campaign ends. And, I just got another update that shows great things are happening with the M3D Pro development. As part of the email, they sent two images, which I have combined in a short video. This is just a small sample of the major advancements in FDM 3D printing that are delivered in the M3D Pro.

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PrusaHand Open Source DIY Prosthetic Hand

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PrusaHand is an open source 3d printable prosthetic hand project that was developed by Jenik at Prusa Research company. As most of you know, Prusa is well known for his 3d printer designs and I3 kits. Project homepage: [link] GitHub repository: https://github.com/yenikCZ/PrusaHand. medical applications of 3d printing open source prosthetic prusa

Little Fingers Test SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids

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Kids take after their parents. Lazy cliché or bona fide fact? We decided to put it to the test. During the recent school summer holidays, we asked our Cambridge staff to invite their kids into the office to get involved with some 3D modelling. These kids were visiting to demo a special suite of apps. We’ve built the apps, they’re ready to go. But what we needed was a fledgeling focus group.

Long Tall Sally creates realistic 3D printed mannequin based on 3D scan of real person

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The fashion industry is quite a strange world when you think about it. Why market clothing at sizes that just a very small percentage of your target audience can wear? Fortunately, that focus on extremely tall, wafer-thin models is changing, with the industry shifting towards more regular-sized bodies. 3D Printing Applications

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

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While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years a growing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Education 3d printing education Albert To america makes ANSYS AMRL David L. Bonvenuto educational partnerships industrial applications industry partnerships Mark Redfern Oberg Industries Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Crop and Detail Drawing Views feature new Outline options

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 provides more control over the outline of Crop and Detail drawing views. You can now make a Crop or Detail view with a jagged outline or with no outline at all. Drawing View Jagged Outline. To create crop views with jagged outlines simply select a crop view and in the View PropertyManager, under “Crop View” select Jagged outline. Creating Detail View with Jagged outline.

WAZER Desktop Waterjet Cutter

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Wazer is first desktop water jet cutter that is affordable and compact enough to use at small workshop. It can cut trough metal and other materials. think it is not recyclable. It could be really expensive. desktop production digital fabrication water

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Waste Not, Cook Hot: How SOWtech Sizzles with SOLIDWORKS

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Recycling organic waste into power might sound like sci-fi, but biogas is a major player in the world of sustainable energy. In crisis-hit parts of the world, it enables communities to both reduce their waste and cook with gas. That’s where SOWtech and Butyls Products Ltd come in with the Flexigester, bringing energy engineering know-how to emergency situations and communities in need.

BioInspiration and SLEM fight shoe pollution with 3D printed compostable footwear

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3D printing is quickly becoming very normal within the fashion industry, both for clothes and accessories, but the footwear sector is far slower to adopt the technology. To be sure, major sportswear players such as Nike and Under Armour are waking up to the possibilities, but it will doubtlessly take years before we all start wearing 3D printed shoes. 3D Printing Applications

Jewelry Prototyping Tips

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An idea emerges and you hop to the drawing board itching to see what comes to life. In most scenarios this first iteration is probably not what you had in mind. Rather, the design will be modified for any number of reasons. This can be especially true when designing jewelry. All of these facets of the design can be perfected when brought to life with prototyping. When should you prototype?

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Pack and Go Improvements

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If you need to transfer your part, assembly, or drawing files from one machine to another; or send them to someone else, Pack and Go comes in handy. The tool is especially useful if your files are scattered in different locations on your machine. You just need to open the main assembly or drawing file and Pack and Go will gather the files and save a copy in a specified location.

Cool 3D Printed Mesh Frame Bicycle

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This bicycle looks very cool! Does anyone know more about it? Source: unknown, I found it on [link]. bicycle

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SOLIDWORKS PDM (Part 1): Defining Variables and Properties in Microsoft Office Files 

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we'll walk you through the process to define Product Data Management (PDM) variables, manage data cards and designate properties in Microsoft Office. SolidWorks PDM

3D printed Miriam device can detect dozens of cancers using a single blood sample

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Cancer seems to become more and more prevalent in the modern world, and few people have not lost a loved one or family member to the disease. Fortunately medical researchers are fighting back hard, and even 3D printing technology has a role to play. And as cancer is best fought as early as possible, this kind of accessible diagnostics tool could become a real life saver. 3D Printing Applications

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7 Things Every Engineering Student Needs to Know

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By Jacob Beningo, DesignNews. The lesson that every engineering graduate quickly learns after graduating college is that despite being educated for years on engineering theories and practices, they are ill prepared for the real world. In order to smoothly transition into the practical, here are a few tips every engineering student should ponder. Tip #1 – At a Minimum, Learn Python. Wrong!

How to convert a Static Study to a Nonlinear or Linear Dynamic Study in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 introduces the ability to take an existing Static Simulation study and convert it to a Nonlinear or Linear Dynamic study.  Any valid loads and boundary conditions will be copied to the new study.  Warnings are given if specific features from the source Static study fail to copy to the new study due to limitations (such as certain connectors and loads). Copy Study.

Turnigy Fabrikator Mini Review Compilation

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Hobbyking Turnigy Fabrikator Mini is one of the cheapest 3d printers available. Here are several reviews that can help you decide is it worth to buy it. Here is Herr Thomas: Here is Dirk's review: Here is Angus: Looks it is a relatively good purchase. low cost new diy 3d printer review