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Tech in Football: How Yamabiko Europe Scored with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Thirty-two teams. Sixty-four games. One trophy. It all kicks off, quite literally, this June. Not merely a thrilling global display of elite athletic prowess, the world-famous football tournament is a carefully orchestrated exercise in preparation and management.

Creating Customized Gifts

Shapeways Blog

Weddings are filled with gifts, and not just the ones you receive. The mother of the bride, the bridesmaids, the groomsmen, they all get gifts from the bride and groom. I wanted to give my groomsmen gifts they couldn’t get anywhere else, and that meant designing them myself.

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The Impact of DfAM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Associate consultant and DfAM expert Olaf Diegel authored the following. Over the past three decades, the bulk of research in additive manufacturing has largely focused on AM processes and materials.

US Marines Using LulzBot 3D Printers to Successfully Continue Their Mission

3D printing in the military isn’t just about fabricating weapons like grenades, missiles, and warheads. The US Marine Corps has embraced the technology with enthusiasm, using it to research and. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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Historic Surgery Uses 3D Printing to Remove Nearly 50 Tumors from Woman's Uterus

A diagnosis of one tumor is bad enough – imagine being diagnosed with 50. That’s what a patient named Maureen was facing after suffering from abdominal pain for years. Her doctors told. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printed surgical models 3d printed tumor 3D printed uterus The Ottawa Hospital

3D Systems launches on demand medical 3D printing service

3D Printing Industry

From the landmark case of the conjoined McDonald Twins, to 3D printing over 600,000 medical devices to date, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has launched its On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service. A service for medical professionals, On Demand Anatomical Modeling makes custom 3D printed models to be used in surgical planning and patient education. For more than 25 years, […]. Medical & Dental 3D Systems Anatomical Modeling D2P dicom Katie Weimer on demand On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service

Penn State to Lead $1.4M Grant to Probe Flaws in Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

By Penn State | News. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. June 14, 2018 - A team led by Penn State ‘s Applied Research Laboratory , in collaboration with the Center for Innovative Processing thru Direct Digital Deposition ( CIMP-3D ), has received a $1.4

The True Advantage of HP in 3D Printing


HP's new MJF-powered 3D print production center in China. HP demonstrated why they have a. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

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Concept to Consumer Tour Will Break Down Lifecycle of URB-E Project

The Solidworks Blog

“Efficient Design with Layout Sketching” -Todd Trein. In the very beginning stages of design, ideas are commonly sketched out on paper; also known as “napkin sketches” due to the common practice of sketching at the local watering hole.

Using 3D Printing to Sample the Ocean Floor

When we think of biodiversity, we may think of forests with wildly differing species of birds, insects and other animals, or seas with wide varieties of fish. Sometimes biodiversity is easily visible. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed laboratory equipment dna DNA analysis eDNA environmental DNA University of Maryland

M3D launches sub $500 color 3D printer for the desktop

3D Printing Industry

3D printer manufacturer M3D has launched the Crane Quad – a desktop FFF machine reportedly capable of mixing and printing over 50,000 colors. According to Michael Armani, co-founder and CEO of M3D, “Our new Crane Quad desktop 3D color printer is a real breakthrough in 3D printing capability and affordability,” “Its ability to print […]. 3D Printers Crane Quad M3D

Game-Changing Finding Pushes 3D-Printing to the Molecular Limit

Additive Manufacturing

By Emma Lowry | Faculty of Engineering | University of Nottingham. 19 June 2018 – New University of Nottingham research proves that advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli such as light can be fabricated using 3D printing.

Solidworks Set to Power Up 3D Usage


More stickiness for Solidworks' ecosystem. Solidworks announced they’ve acquired Centric. Read the whole entry. » » software

SOLIDWORKS Self-Paced eCourses: Free* for a Limited Time

The Solidworks Blog

The Summer of eLearning begins! Starting June 21st through September 21st, 2018 SOLIDWORKS eCourses are free* for customers on active SOLIDWORKS CAD Subscription. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your CAD skills sharpened by summer’s end.

3D Systems Offers New On Demand Service for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

3D Systems is deeply involved in the medical industry and is using 3D technology to change and save lives, whether it’s through virtual surgical planning or 3D printed implants, bioprinting or. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing

HP opens production-grade 3D printing center in China

3D Printing Industry

With plans to expand its Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) headquarters in the world’s largest manufacturing market HP, the Multi-Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology company, has unveiled a new production-grade 3D printing center in Foshan, China. Guangdong Lanwan Intelligence Technology Company, an open application service platform and 3D printing solution provider, will operate the facility in collaboration […].

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Nuclear, a dusty industry? (Part 1)

3D Perspectives

450 nuclear power reactors currently generate around 11% of the world’s electricity and 60 more are currently under construction. This makes nuclear energy the world’s second largest source of low-carbon power and represents over 17,000 reactor-years of operation.

HP’s Stephen Nigro Discusses Siemens’ Support of Full-Color 3D Printing


Full-color parts 3D printed with MJF. . Among the news released at Siemens PLM Connection. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Meet the Team

The Solidworks Blog

The build team. It takes a lot to build a to-scale monster truck costume. Late hours, technical expertise, and, in the case of the SOLIDWORKS Magic Wheelchair build, a knowledge of CAD.

Researchers 3D Print Tissue That Mimics Human Bile Duct

A bile duct plays a crucial role in the body, carrying bile from the liver to the intestine to facilitate digestion. Cancer of the bile duct has an alarmingly low survival rate, and treatment. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinting 3D printed bile duct bile duct bioprinting Northwestern University Ramille Shah

Future of Commerce: Step-by-Step Creation of Spring & Wonder

Shapeways Blog

More good news from Shapeways! Today we launched Spring & Wonder , a brand, storefront, and jewelry collection that our in-house team built in 2 months. For the collections, we created go-to, everyday pieces while also incorporating technology that allows you to make them your own.

Leroy Merlin Renovates the Home Improvement Customer Experience

3D Perspectives

Leroy Merlin, one of Europe’s leading home improvement and gardening retailers, is deploying 3DVIA Home in Spain and Portugal to transform kitchen and closet home improvement projects with an immersive 3D experience that enhances customer decision-making.

A New Storage Mechanism for 3D Printer Filament


The PrintDry Vacuum Sealed Filament storage system. 3D printer filament is often very high. Read the whole entry. » » hardware

Designing the World’s First Smart Electric Guitar

The Solidworks Blog

Every music and guitar lover has faced one or more of these challenges: Not able to jam when they travel, simply because they can’t carry their favorite instrument and the necessary equipment.

New Research Could Lead to DNA 3D Printer

Technology is capable of amazing things, but it doesn’t mean those things are easy. It’s incredible that scientists can produce DNA in a lab, but the process is difficult, lengthy and. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed dna dna dna printing Joint BioEnergy Institute Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory synthetic dna uc berkeley University of California at Berkeley

Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded $1 Million Contract to Advance Technologies for U.S. Army Structures

Additive Manufacturing

CTC to Research and Develop Technologies for the Next Generation Tactical Shelter Systems and Air Assets.

Desktop 3D Printer Offers Speed, Precision, Ability to Work in…

Design 2 Part News

“Desktop 3D Printer Offers Speed, Precision, Ability to Work in Metal” Featured on Airwolf 3D calls its newly released EVO a rugged ‘additive manufacturing center’ that is powered by an automotive-grade microcontroller. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.—Airwolf

Robo's Very Educational Move


MySTEMKits joins Robo. Robo has acquired a significant amount of 3D content to aid their venture. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

Best Lightweight Headphones

3D Printing Hub

Are you looking for the best lightweight headphones that are available in the marketplace? Then you’ll be impressed by the selection of products we have sourced for you to take a look at in this buying guide.

Philament and taulman3D Introduce New Engineering-Grade 3D Printing Filaments

Hungarian company Philament is an inventive filament manufacturer that turns PLA into more than just PLA – it is known for its PLA composites, for example, that offer all of the benefits of the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Philament Philament Engineering taulman3d taulman3D Alloy 920GF taulman3D Alloy 960CF taulman3D PPEPS

3D printed water sensor system streamlines fish-farming in Singapore

3D Printing Industry

Contributing to worldwide food-security, fish farming is an important practice that needs maintaining within our ecosystem. Thus, solutions such as water sensor systems must be developed for unexpected factors that can damage marine life. Water sensor systems use small electronic devices to detect changes in water, such as temperature, contamination, and acidity. These systems can […].

Visit Us at the Honolulu Mini Maker Faire — June 23rd

3D Innovations

The 5 th annual Honolulu Mini Maker Faire is this Saturday, June 23 rd from 12pm to 5pm at ‘Iolani School. Our President, Collin Kobayashi, will be at our 3D Innovations booth answering your 3D printing, prototyping and product commercialization questions. This is a great chance to talk with Collin about the product development process and learn more about what it takes to bring a product to life.

3D Printing May Change Mass Manufacturing Expectations


Hot fire testing of a 3D printed rocket nozzle. I had a thought about how the integration of 3D. Read the whole entry. » » ideas