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UC San Diego researchers develop 3D smart bandage to wirelessly monitor body signals

3D Printing Industry

Mirroring the process of additive manufacturing, engineers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) have created a 3D stretchable electronic device, dubbed as the “smart bandage”, that wirelessly monitors human body signals such as eye movement, temperature, and heart and brain activity.

Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials


The 3D printing technology stands out for many reasons […]. The post Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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3D-Printed Guns

Wohlers Talk

With the “green light” looming for the 3D printing of guns on July 31, I was contacted by CNN, ABC7 News (San Francisco), and others. In two days, I conducted six interviews, including four television, one radio, and one print. Four of them are here: CNN Live with Brooke Baldwin.

Mechatronics and Creating Smarter Products

Modern Tech

One thing at the forefront of most companies' minds is how to beat the competition. One way to do this is to create smart products, but that leads to the question, "How?" We have one possible answer: mechatronics!

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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SLA vs. PolyJet [Technology Review]

Modern Tech

Every company aims to print parts that have the look and feel of a finished product. However, if you’re more than a hobbyist it is important to understand the different types of precision 3D printing technologies available.

XYZprinting Introduces Its New Full-Color Option: The da Vinci Color mini 3D Printer

Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting almost always has a new 3D printer to introduce whenever an industry event or trade show rolls around. At last year’s IFA exhibition, the. View the entire article via our website.

Nano 3D printing: Discover Electron Beam on ice!


One of the challenges of additive manufacturing […]. The post Nano 3D printing: Discover Electron Beam on ice! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Women in Engineering: Taking a Step to Bridge the Gap

The Solidworks Blog

When you hear the word “engineer” who do you imagine first? Chances are a woman is not the first person to pop into your head. That’s because the engineering profession is the field where women are underrepresented the most.

Hobbyist 3D prints open source CNC machine for under $200

3D Printing Industry

Hobbyist and Reddit 3D printing community contributor Marioarm has built an “almost fully” 3D printed CNC machine for milling electronic chipboards. Marioarm built the Cyclone PCB CNC machine with 3D printed parts downloaded from file sharing sites such as Thingiverse and the GitHub repository Cyclone PCB Factory. With minimal, prefabricated parts, the project in total cost Marioarm […]. Open source CNC cyclone PCB Factory maker culture marioarm MPCNC open source

Rize Additive Manufacturing Enables Operational Innovation that Saves New Hudson Façades Up to $50K Per Quarter, Cuts Inspection Time in Half and Improves Accuracy

Additive Manufacturing

Case Study by Rize Inc. At the forefront of architectural innovation, New Hudson Façades ( NHF ), founded in 2014, is the industry leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of custom aluminum and glass façade systems on world-class sky scrapers.

Will a 25% Tariff on Chinese 3D Printing Filament Affect 3D Printing?

The always excellent Hackaday pointed out that tariffs may be put on 3D printing filament. They looked at the Tariff List of the Second Tranche of Tariffs that will be implemented by the US August. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printers 3dfuel colorfabb filament filament market makergeeks tariffs

The Battle of innovation and tradition: Metal Casting vs Metal 3D printing


Additive Manufacturing is very often referred to as the […]. The post The Battle of innovation and tradition: Metal Casting vs Metal 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

SOLIDWORKS Rendering Challenge: Visualizing Art

Modern Tech

The third leg of the SOLIDWORKS Visualize Contest asked its contestants to create a 360° high-resolution rendering of an interior space. I had already seen a number of Visualize renderings highlighting furniture and architectural spaces, but I wanted to try something a little different– art

3D printed ballet shoe eases the pain of dancers

3D Printing Industry

Hadar Neeman, a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, has designed and 3D printed a pain-reducing durable ballet shoe. As part of her final university project, Neeman designed the custom 3D printed pointe ballet shoe called P-rouette. A pointe shoe is customarily worn by ballet dancers to dance en pointe. This […]. 3DP Applications 3D printed pointe ballet shoe Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Hadar Neeman P-rouette

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NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

The Grant Represents the Strength of 3D Printing in Arizona Exemplified by the Strong Cooperation Between Industry and Academia. TEMPE, Ariz., August 14, 2018 ?

BMW Impresses with 3D Printed Roof Bracket for BMW i8 Roadster

BMW has been using 3D printing for more than 25 years, so the automotive manufacturer has built up a high level of expertise over the decades. Recently, the company has leveraged 3D printing to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed automotive components 3d printed automotive parts 3D printed roof bracket altair BMW

Top of the best online 3D modeling classes


Using 3D modeling software can be helpful for you no ma […]. The post Top of the best online 3D modeling classes appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

9 Best Selfie Drones

3D Printing Hub

Interested in purchasing a selfie drone, but aren’t sure which one to buy? Then you’ve come to the right place, as in this best selfie drone buying guide you’ll find out the top options in the marketplace.

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BMW receives Altair Enlighten Award for metal 3D printed roof bracket

3D Printing Industry

BMW Group, the German multinational automotive company, has received the 2018 Altair Enlighten Award In the Module category for its 3D printed metal convertible roof bracket. The Altair Enlighten Awards, presented at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars, in Michigan, recognizes admirable advances in lightweight technology. Said to be the first 3D printed metal component used […].

Taking Business Aviation to New Heights

3D Perspectives

Aerospace companies do not have the luxury to maintain the status quo. To meet customer expectations and stay ahead of the competition, they continually look for ways to leverage new technology to improve performance.

3D Printed Paracetamol Tablets Have Big Implications for Personalized Medicine

Drugs affect everyone differently. That’s why it’s so hard to find the right medication and right dosage to treat people with depression, for example, or why certain people don’t. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed drugs 3d printed medication 3d printed medicine 3D printed paracetamol 3d printed pills 3d printed tablets GlaxoSmithKline regenHU university of nottingham

How to teach and manage innovation? The best tips from a Polytechnique professor


What are the keys to success when it comes to innovatio […]. The post How to teach and manage innovation? The best tips from a Polytechnique professor appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional launches as the Standard version?

Javelin Tech Tips

Users of SOLIDWORKS network license that includes SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional may find that despite SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional license being available in the License Manager, SOLIDWORKS CAM starts as the Standard edition. Users of Simulation Professional and Premium licenses may have similar issues.

New 3D Printing Industry Index reports first data

3D Printing Industry

The 3D Printing Industry Index, launching today, is the latest addition to our expanding suite of analytical tools and databases for the additive manufacturing sector. Every quarter, the 3D Printing Industry Index will be compiled and published. The index is constructed using a survey of leading enterprises in the 3D printing industry. It is intended […]. Market Insights 3D Printing Industry Sentiment Index

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Feature Hightlight: FabConnect- From Design to Digital Fabrication

The Solidworks Blog

If you are maker, tinkerer, hobbyist or an inventor, chances are you are part of or have heard about FabLab.

Duke University’s 3D Printing Innovation Lab Allows Surgeons to Create Accurate 3D Printed Medical Training Models

3D printing is becoming increasingly more accessible and affordable in many industries, including the medical field. We often see the technology used for the purposes of creating accurate training. View the entire article via our website.

10 Best Long Flight Time Drones

3D Printing Hub

Consumer drones are here to stay and we love them. Taking photos and videos has never been so exciting or this much fun. Or at least it would be if it wasn’t for the short drone battery life. The problem with drones is that they need batteries to power them.

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Hardware Entrepreneurs: A Big Picture Mentality

3D Innovations

When it comes to developing a hardware product, it is easy to get bogged down in the design details during product development. While the details certainly do matter, if you focus solely on them from the start it could spell trouble for your startup later on.

KIT researchers create novel 3D printed prosthetic hand

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have developed a novel five-finger 3D printed hand prosthesis which uses sensors, an embedded control system, and an RGB camera in the base of the palm to autonomously grasp objects. According to the research paper “The KIT Prosthetic Hand: Design and Control,” standard myoelectric prosthetic […].

Creating frameworks using a SOLIDWORKS Grid System

Javelin Tech Tips

If you ever had to design furniture, racking or framework for more complex forms there is a reference geometry command that will save you time and effort called a SOLIDWORKS Grid System. SOLIDWORKS Grid System.

Hailey Dawson’s Inspiring The 3D Printing Community Through Pitching Baseball Games

Hailey Dawson is the inspiring seven-year-old with a 3D printed hand. Featured in newscasts, print, and on the web, Hailey’s journey has put a smile on many a face. Hailey is momentarily on a. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed prosthetic 3d printing flexyhand Hailey Dawson Stratsys thingiverse

All About Polypropylene Plastic

3D Printing Hub

Polypropylene is an additional polymer made from monomer propylene. Polypropylene is regarded as the “steel” of plastics because it can be modified and customized in multiple ways to suit a wide variety of applications. It is, in fact, the second-most widely produced commodity plastic.

3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Now Available – Dental Industry Embracing New Solutions to Revolutionize Workflows

Additive Manufacturing

The NextDent™ 5100 – powered by Figure 4™ technology – out-performs similar competitive offerings with 4X the speed.