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This 3D printed phone case can detect cancer


A new study published in the scientific journal Nature Communications shows how a 3D printed phone case could detect cancer-related genetic mutations. Through a relatively simple microscope attached to a mobile phone, researchers were able to detect cancerous tumors with the same accuracy as traditional cancer screening. 3D Printing Application

Experience a Live Startup Competition at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

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Shark Tank, Dragons’ Den , and Silicon Valley ; startup culture is invading popular culture, and this year you can see a startup competition  taking place live at SOLIDWORKS World 2017. SOLIDWORKS has teamed up with AlphaLab Gear , a top US tech accelerator, to host the National Hardware Cup West Coast Regional at SOLIDWORKS World in LA on Tuesday, February 7 at 4:00pm PST.

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These 3D printed sculptures bloom like hypnotic flowers when spun under strobes


California-based designer and Stanford University Lecturer John Edmark has been mesmerizing crowds around the globe with his 3D printed sculptures known as “Blooms.”. 3D Printing Applications

The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know


If you believe that all 3D printers use filaments, and terms like Stereolithography, Laser Sintering and PolyJet Printing cause you headaches, then this blog post is for you. In this post, we’ll give you an overview about the essential 3D printing technologies and 3D printing materials that are currently used on an industrial level. Filament-based 3D Printing. Read on! Powder-based 3D Printing.

Four Key Factors for a Balanced Design


Across the broad spectrum of additive manufacturing technologies, there are key factors to consider when designing for 3D printing. Four figures in particular have to be in balance with one another in order to build an ideal part. Within that balance, size, layer resolution, wall thickness and orientation will contribute to the ultimate functionality and aesthetics of your part. Resolution.

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 Revision Clouds

Javelin Tech Tips

New to SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 is the ability to easily draw various revision clouds.  Revision clouds are commonly used in all industries to help call attention to certain areas where a revision was made, or should be made on a specific drawing. These revision clouds are now easily created in SOLIDWORKS Electrical by simply using the new “Cloud” drawing command from the Draw ribbon.

3D Printing with Titanium Ti64: the complete Q&A


For CES, we launched a new revolutionizing tool: Agile […]. The post 3D Printing with Titanium Ti64: the complete Q&A appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D challenges 3D News Optimization Tools Sculpteo News 3D Printing AMT titanium

TriMech in Action: 3D Aerospace and Defense Symposium

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On January 12, 2017, TriMech sponsored and supported RAMP MD’s 3D Aerospace and Defense Symposium at OpenWorks in Baltimore, Maryland. TriMech Account Representative Steve Simonetti had such a great experience at the event that we had to share. Here are the highlights: 3D Printing Events and Webinars TriMech News

New Adidas Speedfactories will start making 3D printed shoes this year


Over the past couple of years, German sportswear brand Adidas has become increasingly recognized as a company that is not scared to push boundaries. By exploring new manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing, and by partnering with eco-minded organizations such as Parley, Adidas has emerged on the front line of a changing manufacturing landscape. Recently, the company made further inroads into new manufacturing terrains with the announcement of its new “Speedfactories,” which the company is opening in Germany and the United States. 3D Printing Technology

The Company Behind the Best SOLIDWORKS World Booths Actually Uses SOLIDWORKS to Design Them!

The Solidworks Blog

Next month at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 , take a few moments to check out some of the incredible displays at the booths in the Partner Pavilion. Many of the best booths use Orbus Exhibit & Display Group ™ to create those compelling backdrops, but did you realize that Orbus uses SOLIDWORKS themselves? In order to maximize their SOLIDWORKS investment, Orbus looks to SolidProfessor.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017

Javelin Tech Tips

Does your 2D drawing on the shop floor match your 3D models? Can you easily communicate your designs and products with the manufacturing team, service team, suppliers, dealers, and customers? If you are simply not satisfied with either of your answers to these questions, then maybe it is time to look at going paperless! And this is where SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 can help! SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017.

3D printing helps Rolls-Royce sell record number of cars

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In 2016 Torsten Müller-Ötvös, the CEO of Rolls-Royce, shared how embracing new technologies, including 3D printing, is his strategy for the company’s survival. Sales figures for 2016 show. Transport 3D Printed car automotive industry bespoke cars couture custom-built custom-made divergent DMG Morir Local Motors phantom Rolls Royce spirit of ecstasy Torsten Müller-Ötvös

3D Printing Benefits: Impossible Designs and Internal Channels


Last week, we started the 3D printing benefits series w […]. The post 3D Printing Benefits: Impossible Designs and Internal Channels appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. & More 3D challenges 3D Printing Stories 3D Printing

3D Rider: Zortrax 3D prints functional motorcycle


Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax has created a 3D printed motorcycle to demonstrate the power of its warp-resistant materials. The middleweight-class 3D printed bike was printed on Zortrax M200 and M300 3D printers. 3D Printing Application

How to convert your 3d printer into a CNC mill

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Thomas shows us how he converted his MendelMax 3 into a desktop CNC mill. It can even mill aluminum. Here is a link to ESTLCam software Thomas mentioned in the video: [link] Project page: [link]. cnc hybrid mendelmax multitool

Follow the Learning Path at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

The Solidworks Blog

At SOLIDWORKS World there are over 350 learning sessions, and choosing the right ones to attend can be a bit of a headache. Now those nice people on the SOLIDWORKS events team have created an online ‘agenda builder’  where you can find sessions of interest based on a session category, COLLABORATE, CREATE, EXTEND, MANAGE, VALIDATE. The chart below explains each path.

Adidas reveals plans for 3D printing ‘Speedfactory’

3D Printing Industry

Adidas is moving closer to a 3D printing shoe manufacturing revolution. As previously reported the sports shoe manufacturer used 3D printing to produce the Ultraboost Parley. Design 3D printed adidas 3D printed runner 3D printed sneaker 3D printing shoes adidas Adidas Speedfactory Ansbach Gerd Manz Parley Speedfactory Ultraboost Parley

3T RPD races to Birmingham

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Last week 3T RPD took part in the Automotive International exhibition at the NEC. Ian Halliday, CEO, said; “ Motorsport is one of our most important markets and Additive Manufacturing (AM) provides autosport teams with a lot of advantages. We wanted to attend the show to demonstrate what Additive Manufacturing and 3T can do for them”.

Another 3D Printing Shakeup: Jonathan Jaglom Resigns as MakerBot CEO, Company President Nadav Goshen to Succeed Him

For those keeping score at home, today marks the fourth major leadership announcement at MakerBot in as many years, as CEO Jonathan Jaglom today announced his resignation. Jaglom took the reins as. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business CEO ceo makerbot jonathan jaglom makerbot makerbot ceo Nadav Goshen

Inspiring Creativity and Promoting Understanding at FPS


Doug Doescher is the 8th grade Industrial Technology teacher at Fremont Public Schools in Nebraska. He encourages students to use technology to find everyday things needing improvement, and to engineer a solution. 3D Printing is a Hit at Fremont Public Schools. In December 2016, Fremont Public Schools purchased six Afinia 3D printers for their school, using funds from a local grant. Education


A review of recent medical advances using 3D printing and 3D bioprinting

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry reviews recent real world examples of 3D bioprinting and additive manufacturing methods in medicine. The use of 3D printing for surgical planning took another step. Medical & Dental 3D Bioprinting 3D Bioprinting Conference 3D Systems Anton V. Borovjagin bioinks Brenda M. Ogle Cambridge University Circulation Research Daniel A. Grand Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Figure 4 hyperelastic bones Jianyi Zhang Joel L. Berry lab-on-a-chip McDonald twins Northwestern University organ on a chip Professor Daniel A.

AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

By Marisa Alia-Novobilski | Air Force Research Laboratory | Published January 06, 2017. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. Ultimately, it’s a new way of looking at manufacturing across the materials spectrum and an area with challenges and opportunities that the Air Force is meticulously exploring.

Israeli dentists seek partnership with Philippines to promote 3D printed implants


One of the most promising areas for 3D printing within healthcare is in the field of dentistry. That is, the technology is not only being used by renegade DIY orthodontists, but dentists all over the world have started integrating 3D printers and other 3D technologies into their practices. 3D Printing Application

Nano Dimension Shows Off at CES 2017, Targets IoT with 3D Printed Flexible Circuit Connections

Probably the most exciting thing about new technology is the sense of potential; they say that wisdom lies in knowing what one does not know, and new technologies are certainly full of unknowns. View the entire article via our website.

Brighter Days Ahead for U.S. Manufacturing?

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By Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier, mdm. industrial manufacturers are optimistic about their own prospects for 2017, according to PwC’s fourth-quarter Manufacturing Barometer. But their outlook for others remains dampened in comparison. significant majority of PwC manufacturing panelists (78 percent) noted that they believe the U.S. percent in 2017. economic environment.”

MakerBot’s CEO resigns, President appointed to lead desktop 3D printing division of Stratasys

3D Printing Industry

3D printing company MakerBot have announced that their CEO, Jonathan Jaglom, has stepped down. Company President Nadav Goshen will take over at the 3D printer. 3D Printers

Effeffe Berlinetta: A Car Of Yesterday, Conceived Today, Built in 3D CAD

The Solidworks Blog

The Effeffe Berlinetta is a throwback Italian sportscar paying homage to the classic years of Ferrari, Osca, Maserati, Stanguellini, Siata, Moretti and others. The vehicle was brought to life by a team of design and engineering enthusiasts using SOLIDWORKS to build their dream car. Read Part I here to learn about the team and their inspiration for building high-performance machines.

Robo 3D and Foxconn sign manufacturing agreement for Robo R2 3D printer


San Diego-based 3D printer manufacturer Robo 3D has announced a manufacturing agreement with Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group (also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry). The agreement effectively establishes a manufacturing partnership through which Foxconn will produce Robo 3D’s Robo R2 smart 3D printer. 3D Printer Company

CELLINK Introduces the BIO X, a Flexible, User-Friendly Bioprinter with Everything a Tissue Engineer Could Want

The field of 3D bioprinting is expanding fast, and as more and more companies and institutions emerge in the field, it can be hard to keep track of who is who, and who has created what. It’s. It’s. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinter 3d bioprinting 3d printed tissue 3d printed tissue engineering 3d printed tissues 3D printing bioink BIO X bioink Bioink for 3D printing bioprinter bioprinters bioprinting cellink Inkredible 3D printer

Reiner Schmidt shows his 3d printed 6 axis DIY robotic arm

DIY 3D Printing

Reiner Schmidt shows his 3d printed six axis DIY robot arm. It is based on heavily modified open source Moveo by BCN3D mixed with THOR and powered by Raspberry Pi 3. 3d printed robot 6 axis raspberry pi

MIT create adaptive 3D printing process using light

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at MIT have developed a method of altering 3D printed objects once printed. The technique involves using light in order to adapt the chemical structure of. Research ACS central science adaptive 3D printing additive manufacturing research foundry Graphene Jeremiah Johnson living additive manufacturing Mao Chen MIT MIT research Yuwei Guhey

How to obtain the dimension size of an image in centimeters or inches

Javelin Tech Tips

In some instances, the actual image dimension size is required in centimeters or inches instead of the number of pixels. In this example the image is going to be imported at a 1:1 scale into a SOLIDWORKS sketch so it can be used for tracing and surface modeling. Image Properties in Windows Explorer. You can see how many pixels the image is made up of, and the image resolution.

AddUp Solutions developing 3D printed molds to improve Michelin tire performance


The Michelin Group and industrial engineering group Fives Group S.A. have spoken about their joint venture ‘AddUp Solutions,’ a metal 3D printing project. AddUp is developing a line of metal 3D printers, and will use 3D printed molds to improve Michelin tire performance. 3D Printing Application

MIT Introduces Adaptable 3D Printing, Revolutionary Technique to Transform 3D Printed Objects

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a 3D printing technique which effectively allows users to extend components of a 3D printed object. Traditionally, when. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D printing polymer adaptive 3D printing Jeremiah Johnson living additive manufacturing mit mit 3d printing mit researchers polymer chemistry polymer materials polymer structure