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How to Set up Revision Tables in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018, the much-anticipated Revision Tables integration was added, and we can now automatically add table rows with updated variable values via a workflow transition or the Set Revision command.

3D Printing Trends to Watch for in 2019

3D Innovations

2018 was an excellent year for 3D printing technology and there is no slow down in sight. Below are three major trends to watch for in the additive manufacturing segment in the coming year. Higher Quality Metal 3D Printing. Metals were a new frontier for 3D printing this year.

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CAD Tips and Tricks for Better 3D Printed Holes

DIY 3D Printing

Angus from Maker's Muse shows how to design holes that are easier to print. cad design how to tutorial

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In Search of the Perfect Fit: VA Surgeons Harness 3D Printing for Mandibular Surgeries

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Finding the right size clothing can be a frustrating experience, especially if you aren’t proportioned exactly like the designer envisioned. Just ask anyone who has gone through the frustration and work of trying on multiple pairs of pants or shoes in a department store, only to leave empty-handed.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

Solving Storage Space with 3D Printing: RCKZ Designs Stackable Sneaker Display

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One of the most familiar dilemmas of being a shoe lover is finding the space to store your latest acquisitions. And even if you do find a corner in the back of your closet – how can you admire them from there? German company RCKZ used 3D printing to design a stackable, stylish storage box.

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How to Get Free SOLIDWORKS CAM Training

The Solidworks Blog

Congratulations, you made it to the end of another year! In just a few short weeks we will all have to learn how to write a nine over the top of everything we date as 2018. When I was a kid my grandpa used to tell me, “Every year will go a little faster as you get older.”

Medical 3D Printing Companies Gain FDA Certification Under Materialise Program

3DPrint.com

If you follow 3D printing or medical news at all, you’re likely familiar with the many ways that 3D printing is changing medicine for the better. 3D printed anatomical models are helping. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing FDA materialise stratasys ultimaker

AMMP Offers Opportunities to Advance, Refine and Transition Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences ( NCMS ) recently announced a new program called AMMP ( Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and Processes ).

Devin Montes, Make Anything: how to 3D print full color with a single extruder

3D Printing Industry

Devin Montes, a product designer and maker popularly known on YouTube as Make Anything, has developed a way of 3D printing colorful objects using a single extrusion 3D printer.

How could lasers bring 3D printing to the next level?

Sculpteo

New 3D printing technologies are regularly unveiled by […]. The post How could lasers bring 3D printing to the next level? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Is Additive Manufacturing the future of construction?

3D Perspectives

The construction industry is the world´s largest employer, but it has been losing profitability for over three decades. Reasons include a lack of efficient collaboration, increasing regulations, an absence of digital solutions and poor or no lifecycle management.

MSF Hospital in Jordan Continues to Help Wounded Victims of War with 3D Printed Prosthetics

3DPrint.com

For over ten years now, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), known in English as Doctors Without Borders, has been operating a reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan. Patients from many Middle. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning Medical 3D Printing 3d printed masks 3d printed prosthetics 3d printing in the middle east amputees burn treatment Doctors Without Borders explosion jordan middle east MSF surgical reconstruction upper limb devices war war zone

Less Common Things to do Before or After SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

It’s been a few years since SOLIDWORKS World was held in at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. Last time we headed to town, there was a list of fun things to do before or after SOLIDWORKS World.

Design-2-Part Shows Sets Annual Attendance Record

Design 2 Part News

PROSPECT, Conn. — (December 5, 2018) — Design-2-Part (D2P) Shows, a series of design and contract manufacturing trade shows across the U.S., has set a new annual attendance record for its trade shows in 2018.

Growing ambitiously with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

Florida-based Lowboy trailer manufacturer Globe Trailers has set an ambitious goal to grow and diversify its product range to a point where the medium-sized company could expand internationally.

Fraunhofer Develops New Plasma Jet Technique for 3D Printing Customized Bone Implants

3DPrint.com

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST have developed a technique that involves 3D printing bone implants that are precisely fitting, stable and variable. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed bone 3d printed implants 3d printed scaffolds Fraunhofer Fraunhofer IST

How does a laser cutter work?

Sculpteo

Did you know that we are not only an online 3D p […]. The post How does a laser cutter work? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

The Barnes Group Advisors and APWORKS Sign Letter of Intent for Strategic Collaboration

Additive Manufacturing

The Barnes Group Advisors and APWORKS enter into agreement at formnext 2018. Taufkirchen, Germany – December 5, 2018 – APWORKS and The Barnes Group Advisors have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into a strategic collaboration. The agreement was signed last month at formnext 2018.

Selecting a source to be used as a SOLIDWORKS MANAGE Document Template

Javelin Tech Tips

When creating a new Document or Record in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019, a user with sufficient permissions, can select a source to be used as the SOLIDWORKS MANAGE Document Template. The new Document or Record source can be an existing SOLIDWORKS Manage document object or a SOLIDWORKS PDM file.

Podcast: The Hardest Part of Design with Grant Delgatty

The Solidworks Blog

“Form follows function” is a statement that I’m sure many of you are familiar with. It states that a product’s shape it dictated by its function.

Purdue Researchers Form Startup for the 3D Printing of Energetic Materials

3DPrint.com

Energetic materials are a class of material that contains high amounts of stored chemical energy that can be released, and they are used in everything from airbags to explosives. Last year, a team of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials energetic materials environmentally friendly Next Offset Solutions Inc. purdue university research paper startup vibration viscous

University of California San Diego researchers develop “easy-to-use” 3D bioprinting method for living blood vessels

3D Printing Industry

Bioengineers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) have developed a 3D bioprinting method that integrates natural materials which produce lifelike organ tissue models.

Additive Industries Partner in GKN Aerospace Global Technology Center in Bristol

Additive Manufacturing

GKN Aerospace announces new £32m Global Technology Centre in Bristol on additive manufacturing (AM), advanced composites, assembly and industry 4.0 processes.

MOD-DIAM – Who stole my Symbols – SOLIDWORKS #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

It is rare that I would do an update install when moving to the latest version of SOLIDWORKS. I would normally do, a clean install. Especially these days, as it […]. SolidWorks #solidworks Missing SYMBOLS

Automatic View Update option saved as a Document Property in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Javelin Tech Tips

Now in SOLIDWORKS 2019 , the SOLIDWORKS Automatic View Update option is saved as a document property. This property is stored within the drawing and it will be remembered for the future sessions when you open the drawing again.

Researchers Use Robotic Arm 3D Printing Process for Mold Fabrication

3DPrint.com

Many objects that we call 3D printed, from crayons and chess pieces to turbines and dental aligners, and were actually created using 3D printed molds, rather than being fully printed themselves. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Robotics Science & Technology 3d printed molds 3d printing molds automated fiber placement composites research paper robotic 3d printing Robotic Additive Manufacturing robotic arm Singapore University of Technology and Design workflow

USC Viterbi 3D printed engines are building rocket scientists of the future

3D Printing Industry

The Liquid Propulsion Lab (LPL) at the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been quietly working on a fleet of 3D printed rocket engines.

PostProcess Accelerates Next Gen Post-Printing Software Platforms with CUBRC Partnership

Additive Manufacturing

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Migrating to SOLIDWORKS From Autodesk Inventor and Inventor Fusion Made "Easy"

Modern Tech

Sometimes switching software can seem daunting. With the right path and the right state of mind, making the change is definitely achievable. Switching between two 3D CAD programs isn’t nearly as hard as switching from 2D to 3D, and we’ve made that leap already! MySolidWorks 3D CAD SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS MBD now has support for Sheet Metal

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS MBD is a fantastic tool that eliminates the need for standard 2D drawings on the shop floor by creating and communicating design information directly onto your model. SOLIDWORKS MBD was first introduced in 2015 and has come a long way to deliver even more industry specific features.

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Researchers Demonstrate Use of Tomographic, Volumetric 3D Printing Method for Soft Medical Devices

3DPrint.com

A trio of researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne used a tomographic, volumetric 3D printing method in order to get past the limitations affecting the process chain and patient. View the entire article via our website.

3D printing news sliced, European Space Agency, Optomec, and Carbon

3D Printing Industry

In this edition of our 3D printing news digest – Sliced, we see the latest trends in the 3D printing industry, such as the development of a 3D printed wedding, non-Earth materials, and increasing variety of UV resins.

Metalysis Celebrates Northern Powerhouse Partner Status and Hosts UK Business and Industry Minister

Additive Manufacturing

“ Metalysis is a prime example of the strength and economic potential of the north”, Business and Industry Minister, MP Richard Harrington; “They share our vision for a strong Northern Powerhouse economy,” Northern Powerhouse Minister, MP Jake Berry; and.