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Materialise Has Option to Acquire 3D Printing MES Company Link3D

Belgian 3D printing service and software company Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has announced that it has an option to acquire Link3D. The transaction will close later this year, but the company. View the entire article via our website.

When 2D is Enough

The Solidworks Blog

Here I am writing about 2D on a 3D Blog. What’s up with that? You and I both know there are still plenty of 2D CAD users out there, which can be mind-boggling to anyone who has fully embraced the world of 3D CAD.

NASA Funds 36 Space 3D Printing Projects—Here Are the 15 Most Exciting

NASA’s latest funding of space technology projects includes plenty of 3D printing innovation proposals. Out of a total of 289 US small businesses and 47 research institutions to receive. View the entire article via our website.

3 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Unexpected

3D Innovations

The past year has shown us that a pandemic can halt global manufacturing, a cargo ship can block a canal causing a logistics nightmare and consumer demand can change overnight. These three events have one thing in common, they were all unexpected.

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

What Materials Should You Use For 3D Printing? The Choice Is Yours.


You’ve got a great idea, you’ve drawn it out, and you’d love to see it come to life through 3D printing. But what material should you choose?

Propel Your Startup with the Right Engineering Partner

Modern Tech

It would be impossible to overstate the degree to which the COVID pandemic has challenged our norms. Although not talked about as frequently, it is painfully obvious that it has affected the entrepreneur communities as well.

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Why Bother with Lean Manufacturing?

The Solidworks Blog

When a machine breaks down in a typical manufacturing company, temporary fixes are expected. The operation must keep moving production forward, so quick fixes are a business reality. However, the bigger problem is when band-aid fixes become the norm, where band-aids are on top of other band-aids.

Additive Manufacturing 2.0 with Desktop Metal Binder Jetting Systems

Javelin Tech Tips

Metal Binder Jetting 3D printing has already had profound impacts on prototyping and manufacturing tooling, but with the ability to mass produce highly complex end-use parts, Desktop Metal Additive Manufacturing 2.0 is poised to transform the manufacturing landscape.

A Movable 3D Printing Build Platform to Reduce Waste and Save Time

Manufactur3D Mag

Researchers at USC Viterbi School of Engineering have developed a movable 3D printing build platform to reduce waste and save time. 3D PRINTERS 3D PRINTING NEWS TECH NEWS 3D Printing Build Platform Movable Build Platform research University of Southern California USC Viterbi Yong Chen

Strategic Advantage: Move Fast & Don’t Break Things

Modern Tech

One of the most impactful areas for change in an organization is mastering the ideation process and understanding its importance in the connected process.

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

How to Make Your Designs Fly and/or Disappear

The Solidworks Blog

Just about a year ago, we heard from two exciting makers and YouTubers, Brad Thompson ( Impact Props ) and Eric Haddad ( 3DAeroventures ), on how they were using 3D EXPERIENCE Works to grow their design-centric channels.

Adjusting SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Replication Performance

Javelin Tech Tips

By default within a replicated SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional environment, 10 files are replicated per transfer to the target server(s) during scheduled replication.

The Process of Plastic Injection Mold Making & How the Cost Will Vary

3E Rapid Prototyping

Plastic Injection molding is the most adaptable of all injection molding techniques. This technique is heavily used to produce different sorts of parts from car parts to surgical applications.

Matching PDM Vault Users to the Right Client

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS PDM client types determine the level of access each person can have to the Vault. Do you have your Vault users set up with the right client type? Choosing the right license and number of licenses for your company's needs can be a difficult and costly task.

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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.

Benny Buller on VELO3D’s SPACtacular Rise in Metal 3D Printing

2021 has already been a SPACtacular year for the 3D printing industry, with several companies already announcing mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). This includes Markforged, View the entire article via our website.

Zortrax Introduces Z-PEI 1010 Engineering Filament for Endureal 3D Industrial Printer

Manufactur3D Mag

Zortrax, a Polish company providing comprehensive 3D printing solutions, announced the launch of its newest material, the Z-PEI 1010 engineering filament compatible with Zortrax Endureal industrial 3D printer.

Glass Injection Moulding

3D Printing Progress

Injection molding is the most important process in the plastics industry and enables the fast and cost-effective production of components in so-called high-throughput in almost any shape and size. Transparent glass could not be molded in this process until now

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Minimize SOLIDWORKS Drawing save time when working with Shaded With Edges display style

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the ability to open drawings in Detailing Mode ( File > Open > select the drawing > Mode > Detailing > Open ) for high performance when loading and saving, without loading model data.

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5 Major Questions for Consideration while Deciding on a Professional Mold Supplier

3E Rapid Prototyping

In order to get the best Mold Making Supplies , you need to find a reliable and highly professional mold maker. A company should able to offer a complete line of mold-making products to meet client’s expectations.

Zmorph Announces Industrial Grade 3D Printer Zmorph i500

Poland’s Zmorph, a manufacturer of multitool 3D printers, has announced its newest model, Zmorph Fab, is now entering the industrial market. The Zmorph Fab will be released April 20, 2021. View the entire article via our website.

PrinterPrezz and Vertex Manufacturing Enter Strategic Alliance to Enhance Medical 3D Printing Workflows

Manufactur3D Mag

PrinterPrezz, Inc. announced a strategic alliance with Vertex Manufacturing to enhance the medical 3D printing workflows. 3D PRINTING NEWS GLOBAL NEWS alliance Medical 3D Printing Workflow Medical Devices PrinterPrezz Vertex Manufacturing

Carbon Strategic Partnerships to Accelerate European Expansion

3D Printing Progress

Carbon is expanding its European presence through strategic sales partnerships with Selltek by Dedem and Solid Print3D. Selltek, a leading Italian 3D printing dealer, will be Carbon's first sales partner in Italy.

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Are Windows Explorer toolbar buttons missing in your SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault View?

Javelin Tech Tips

In the Windows Explorer SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault View, toolbar buttons can be used for quick access to various commands.

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BotFactory Bridges the Gap: 3D Printing PCBs from the Desktop

Shapeways Blog

BotFactory began in a Brooklyn apartment, generating a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015 that raised enough money to produce the Squink.

Modular 3D solutions are the feature of additive manufacturing

Why is it important to maintain the most open additive manufacturing environment available? In uncertain times, the elasticity and the possibility of selecting components of a 3D printing system. View the entire article via our website.

Ultimaker Annual 3D Printing Sentiment Index reports increase in 3D Printing Implementation in 2020

Manufactur3D Mag

Ultimaker, a global leader in professional 3D printing, recently released its annual 2021 3D printing sentiment index which reveals that the implementation of 3D printing and sophistication of its use cases increased during 2020.

US Army Aims to Build World's Largest Metal 3D Printer for Vehicles

3D Printing Progress

ASTRO America has been selected to manage a new US Army initiative to develop and deliver a hull-scale tool using metal additive manufacturing technology.

Stratasys J55 prints outstanding colour gradients, clearly showing stress points on your FEA models

Javelin Tech Tips

The Stratasys J55 printer brings expanded capabilities to the Polyjet desktop series of office friendly printers. Learn more by reading TechTalk: Javelin’s Professional Services team impressed with Stratasys J55 3D printer for product development. Gradient Colours on your 3D Prints.

3D Printing and Handcrafting Take on the “Elements”

Shapeways Blog

Nature wields significant and fascinating influence over humans left to revel in its midst, often awe-inspiring—whether through the hypnotizing sound of waves rolling in under a full moon—or the awesome vision of a clear, starlit sky, offering a tiny snapshot of one corner of the universe.

Fabbrix Introduces New ELEMENTO v2.1 for Industrial, Large-Format FFF 3D Printing

Italian 3D printer manufacturer Fabbrix introduced the second update to its ELEMENTO 3D printer series last summer, and now it’s back with another update: the ELEMENTO v2.1. This updated, View the entire article via our website.

Pasta And 3D Printing: A Recipe For Success!


Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi serve up a look at 3D printing for the future of pasta. The post Pasta And 3D Printing: A Recipe For Success! appeared on Fabbaloo. usage food

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How a Moving Platform for 3D Printing Can Cut Waste and Costs

3D Printing Progress

For the first time, researchers have created a low-cost reusable support method to reduce the need for 3D printers to print wasteful supports, vastly improving cost-effectiveness and sustainability for 3D printing

Numeric Keypad Numbers Different than Alphanumeric Keys in SOLIDWORKS!?!

Javelin Tech Tips

That’s right! If you have a keyboard that has number keys on the side, it is important to note that they are a bit different than the numbers at the top of your keyboard. To be exact, they are different when it comes to the SOLIDWORKS keyboard shortcuts.

AMUG Confirms Keynote Speaker and Innovators Showcase Honoree

Additive Manufacturing

Jonathan Morris and Hans Langer featured in conference program. MILWAUKEE, WISC., April 8, 2021 — Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced that Jonathan M. Morris, M.D., director of the 3D Printing Anatomic Modeling Lab at Mayo Clinic, and Hans J. Langer, Ph.D.,