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Should you know the difference between Ordinary & Generative Design? – 2 Minute Read

“Never memorize something that you can look up.”- Albert Einstein. Do you remember your childhood phone number? Most likely you do. But, what if I asked for your best friends current number? Or your brother or sister? Most of us will turn to our smartphones for that.

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New Funding Accelerates How We’re Helping You Design, Make, and Sell

Shapeways Blog

We’re excited to share that our investors have put additional capital toward our mission to help creators! We made the announcement publicly today. What does this mean for Shapeways — and more importantly for you?

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Live Town Hall Webcast: Bridging the Gap between Plastic Part Design and Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Plastic Injection mold tools are costly, and they take time to manufacture. Even a small design change late in the product development process could turn tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of molds into doorstops and boat anchors.

Industry-Changing Forces Shaping Mobility

3D Perspectives

by Asha Sumputh for Dassault Systèmes.

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Helping the Visually Impaired Get in the Game

Shapeways Blog

People come to 3D design from many different places. For some, it’s a profession. For others, it’s more like an altruistic calling. Jack Berberette falls into the second camp. He started out as a fan of Roleplaying Games (RPGs), which are decidedly more than just games.

Curtains Rise at Milan Design Week 2018

3D Perspectives

by Asha Sumputh for Dassault Systèmes.

Butler Technologies Plays Key Role in Printed Heater…

Design 2 Part News

“Butler Technologies Plays Key Role in Printed Heater Technology for U.S. Olympic Team” By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine. Butler Technologies, Inc., a specialist in user interface design and printed electronics, has made great strides during its 28-year history.

Stratasys Rolls out Industry Certification Program in North America, Designed to Bridge the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap

Additive Manufacturing

Built alongside respected educational institutions, initiative sets new standards for excellence and consistency across additive manufacturing training and education. MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel — April 18, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Stratasys Ltd.

Experience What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018

The Solidworks Blog

Whether you need to test for structural integrity, fluid dynamics, or plastics manufacturability, the SOLIDWORKS Simulation suite provides an easy-to-use portfolio of analysis tools for predicting a product’s real-world physical behavior by virtually testing your CAD models.

7 Tips, Tricks, and Tools to Iterate Your Product to Perfection

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways is the best place on the internet to test out ideas and find an audience for your 3D printed products.

The Secret to Hardware Startup Success (Isn’t Such a Secret)

3D Innovations

We don’t often like to disappoint our hardware startup friends, in fact our entire business is built around making our clients happy by exceeding expectations.

3D printing lattices: Find the best lattice generation tools!


If you are using 3D printing, you may know that to get […]. The post 3D printing lattices: Find the best lattice generation tools! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Design Tips & Software

America Makes to Exhibit at RAPID + TCT 2018

Additive Manufacturing

The Institute Makes Interactive Engagement and Information Exchange with Attendees Focus with ADX—The Additive Design Experience and PULSE. Youngstown, Ohio — April 19, 2018.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge Submission – Shawn Lesley

The Solidworks Blog

The fourth person we would like to profile from the SOLIDWORKS World xDesign challenge is Shawn Lesley. He shared the following with us regarding the challenge: When I first started trying to figure out what I would design for the SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge, I really couldn’t think of anything.

Save Money by Making Models Hollow

Shapeways Blog

For some designs and materials, hollowing out your 3D models can save you money when printing. In this intermediate to advanced tutorial, I’ll break down how hollow shells work, and how to easily make one using Meshmixer.

3DXTECH Launches 3D Printing Filament Based on Arkema Kepstan PEKK at RAPID + TCT

The new PEKK filaments are designed for 3D printing of highly technical parts requiring extreme performance. Properties include resistance to high temperatures and harsh chemicals, and outstanding. View the entire article via our website. Featured Stories Sponsored 3d printer filament 3d printing filament 3dxtech Arkema firewire Kepstan PEKK polyetherketoneketone Polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) RAPID + TCT RAPID 2018

A unique step into the future of footwear

3D Perspectives

Innovation Lab ECCO partners with Dassault Systèmes’ FashionLab to launch a Data-Driven Customized Footwear Experience: a unique step into the future of footwear, now on display for the first time.

Henkel to Become First Global Reseller of HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printers

Additive Manufacturing

Expansion of partnership for industrial 3D printing solutions. Düsseldorf / Germany, Apr 12, 2018 - Henkel is further expanding its partnership with HP for 3D printing solutions.

SOLIDWORKS Skills Help Eric Spendlove Make Entertainment Spectacles Come to Life

The Solidworks Blog

The Man behind the Magic.

How to Gain Control of your SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses with an Option File

DASI Solutions

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer When working with SOLIDWORKS Network License(s) or “Floating” SOLIDWORKS license(s), there are times that installing and activating just isn’t enough for your company.

Identify3D Partners with SLM Solutions for End-to-End Additive Manufacturing Security

A big concern for anyone in the 3D printing industry is intellectual property security. When you’re working with digital supply chains there are unique risks, but fortunately dedicated. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing 3D printing and intellectual property 3d printing partnerships 3d printing security Identify3D Identify3D Enforce industry partnerships intellectual property ip IP security slm solutions

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3D printing and sports: The 3D printed sports equipments are here!


3D printing in sports is possible. We saw in a previous […]. The post 3D printing and sports: The 3D printed sports equipments are here! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

MakerBot Launches Teacher Certification Program, First Training for 3D Printing Curriculum

Additive Manufacturing

Educators train to become 3D printing experts, then get one-of-a-kind training to develop their own 3D printing lesson plans and curriculum. BROOKLYN, N.Y.

Bringing classical architecture back with 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

EDG, a New York city based architectural design studio, is using 3D printing to restore and recreate intricate details in historic architecture. Classical style, 3D printed Inspired by the slated demolition of a historical building on New York’s Fifth Avenue, EDG began planning financially viable ways to restore other old buildings. Speaking to Designboom, EDG […].

5 Stunning 3D Prints in Alumide


Alumide is perhaps the most underrated 3D printing material. Often mistaken for aluminum or seen as the little brother of polyamide, alumide gets little attention as a 3D printing material. However, alumide is a material with a great look & feel and offers you a lot of design freedom.

BASF and Essentium Deliver Super-Strong 3D Printed Prosthetic Socket

The partnership between BASF and Essentium Materials has already yielded some brand new 3D printing materials, and now the two companies are turning their attention toward something even more. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed prostheses 3d printed prosthetics Anew Life Prosthetics and Orthotics basf Essentium Essentium Materials prosthetic socket TriFusion Devices Ultramid

Sculpteo and Fluigent join forces to accelerate the microfluidics revolution thanks to 3D printing


Innovation has always been at the core of Sculpteo’s id […]. The post Sculpteo and Fluigent join forces to accelerate the microfluidics revolution thanks to 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Premium AEROTEC Acquires 3D Printing Specialist APWORKS and Reinforces its Market Position in Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Augsburg, 18 April 2018 – The aerostructures supplier Premium AEROTEC reinforces its leading position in the additive manufacturing sector by taking over APWORKS , the 3D print specialist.

Milan Design Week opens with the most beautiful 3D printed house yet

3D Printing Industry

Milan Design Week 2018, or Salone Del Mobile Milano, is in full swing in the global taste-making capital of Northern Italy. This week, in an exhibit made for 3D printing enthusiasts with an eye for architecture, UK design firm Arup and Italy’s CLS Architetti put the finishing touches on the 3D HOUSING 05 project – a 100 square […].

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5 Reasons Why We Love 3D Printing in Brass


It’s no secret that we have a soft spot for brass , and we aren’t the only ones. We can count so many examples of jewelry designers and makers who have surprised us with their exciting brass creations.

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

Dutch 3D printing materials manufacturer Formfutura is well known for its many unique materials, which run the gamut from wood and cork to stone and carbon fiber. The company has recently announced. View the entire article via our website.