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GE Healthcare could soon turn CT scans into 3D printed medical models with click of a button

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Engineers at GE Healthcare are working towards a future in which 3D printed medical models can be made “with the click of a button.” The company is currently exploring whether it could send CT scan data straight to a 3D printer, cutting out several intermediate conversion stages. GE has made no secret of its desire to become a key figure in the 3D printing industry.

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Faster Steel — and the Innovative Process That Made It Possible

Shapeways Blog

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we’ve reduced 3D printed steel lead times by two days! Now, steel products will ship to our US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand communities in just nine days. For the rest of the world, prints will ship in 10 days.

Good Things Come in Threes: SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional and Premium

The Solidworks Blog

Many good things come in threes–like fast food: would you like small, medium or large? Other times, we choose between three different flavors, colors, or levels of amenity.

Groupama Team France: Striving for Excellence in the 2017 America’s Cup

3D Perspectives

From May 26 th to June 27 th , the 35th edition of the oldest and most prestigious sailing competition – the America’s Cup – will be disputed off the coasts of Bermuda. A race like this is truly a contest of know-how and technology.

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Amazing RepRap Helios with Sequential 3D Printing

DIY 3D Printing

RepRap Helios is a SCARA 3d printer with some great features combined with unique movement mechanics and design approach. Introduction video: Key specifications as described by the developer: It is highly printable.

Bridging the Gender Divide

Xometry

An honoree for the Manufacturing Institute’s STEP Ahead Awards, Xometry’s own Valerie Coffman outlines actions to promote women in manufacturing and STEM

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3D Printing The Next Five Years by Jos Burger, CEO Ultimaker

3D Printing Industry

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing. 3D Printers bodyTop Jos burger Ultimaker

Solar Turbines improves 3D printed gas turbines with Sigma Labs quality assurance software

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3D printing just got a little greener upon the signing of a new contract between Sigma Labs and California turbine producer Solar Turbines Incorporated.

News on our Laser Cutting POM Material: New Thickness and Color!

Sculpteo

POM which stands for Polyoxymethylene is coming out wit […]. The post News on our Laser Cutting POM Material: New Thickness and Color! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

Javelin and SOLIDWORKS at ISA Calgary 2017

Javelin Tech Tips

On Wednesday April 19th and Thursday April 20th Javelin is exhibiting at ISA Calgary 2017 – BMO Centre, Stampede Park. Visit booth #714 to see the latest features in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD for mechanical and electrical design automation.

Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability (survey report)

Tech Clarity

The Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability, Analyzing Best Practices for Managing Designs report shares fresh survey data and interviews. It updates our design data management research to cover new trends like using cloud file sharing applications to manage data.

NASA research into 3D printed space fabrics for off world missions

3D Printing Industry

Raul Polit-Casillas, a systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has described how 3D printing is in use to make advanced woven. Aerospace Elon Musk JPL Nasa SpaceX

MAN Diesel & Turbo 3D prints serial production gas turbine components

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German engine provider MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced it is now 3D printing metal components for its gas turbines. The company claims it is the first manufacturer in the world to integrate metal 3D printed parts “not only for test runs, but also for serial production.”

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Depuy Synthes Acquires 3D Printed Implant Technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems

3DPrint.com

While 3D printing in the medical field isn’t new, you know it’s heading further towards becoming commonplace when a company like Johnson & Johnson picks it up. The corporation has. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed bioresorbable implant 3D printed bone scaffolds 3d printed implants Affinity coating bioresorbable medical implants DePuy Synthes johnson & johnson Tissue Regeneration Systems

3D Printed DIY 1/16 Ratio Gearbox for DC Motors

DIY 3D Printing

Tomi Malkki made a 1/16 ratio 3d printed gearbox that he uses to modify torque and RPM of salvaged DC motors. Project description with gearbox specs: This gearbox has the ratio of 1/16. With this 12v motor it can lift around 3,5kg (straight from the shaft.)

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This Little Bowl Makes a Big Impact

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways shop owner Jeremy Burnich has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a stunning bowl in the shape of Antarctica, with the proceeds going to offset carbon (via Carbonfund.org ) and help fight climate change.

3D Printing The Next Five Years by John E. Barnes, Arconic

3D Printing Industry

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing. Applications bodyTop arconic john e. barnes titanium

Johnson and Johnson introduces new surgical tools including 3D printed bone technology from TRS

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De Puy Synthes, which is part of the Johnson and Johnson family, has acquired 3D printed bone technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems, a Michigan-based medical device company.

How 3D Printing Can Help Businesses Go Green

3DPrint.com

3D Printing has a lot of potential impacts and uses in business. Prototyping to producing intermediates and making end use 3D printed parts are just some of the application areas that 3D printing is. View the entire article via our website.

Upgrading to the New Version of DriveWorks – Everything You Need To Know

Javelin Tech Tips

The new version of DriveWorks has just arrived, and I know that all of our lovely customers can’t wait to upgrade and start using the awesome new feature. Let’s take a moment to review some best practices when it comes to upgrading DriveWorks. DO NOT UPGRADE YOUR CURRENT PRODUCTION SYSTEM!

Localized Tutorials for SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Put down your coffee and hold onto something…because all 16 SOLIDWORKS Visualize tutorials have been localized into all 14 languages! By now, you should be familiar with the Visualize tutorials that have existed on MySolidWorks since February 2016, in English only.

MIT professors tell us about the 3D printing and design skills needed for the future

3D Printing Industry

MIT Professional Education is launching a new course, "Advances in Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing.” I asked the course instructors, MIT professors Wojciech Matusik and Justin. Education MIT onshape

Could skyscrapers of the future 3D print their own apartments?

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Malaysian architecture student Haseef Rafiei has come up with a radical idea for futuristic housing: a “vending machine” skyscraper that 3D prints its own dwellings. Rafiei’s Pod Skyscraper design received an honorable mention at the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition.

Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Future of 3D Printing in Space

3DPrint.com

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a space and rocket engine company that made the space shuttle engines, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile engines for the Minuteman and other ICBMs, Atlas V stages and the. View the entire article via our website.

Aurora Flight Sciences Maximizes the Benefits of 3D Printed Composite Tooling

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

“Each year our use of additive manufacturing has increased, most notably tooling for composites and flight parts.”. Dan Campbell, Program Manager and Group Lead for additive manufacturing research, Aurora Flight Sciences.

How to use a Solid Body as a Profile for a Cut Sweep in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know that you can use a Solid Body to perform a Swept Cut? If you usually work with multi-body parts, you will find this tool very handy to complete your designs.

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Korean researchers develop open source 3D bioprinter

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Seoul National University of Science and Technology in Korea have published the schematics for an open source 3D bioprinter. The authors of the paper. Medical & Dental 3D Bioprinting korea RepRap

Metal 3D printing supports eaten away in electrochemical process developed at Arizona State

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Owen Hildreth, an assistant professor of 3D nanofabrication at Arizona State University (ASU), has devised an electrochemical process that could be used to “eat away” the support structures used in metal 3D printing. Thanks to the pioneering work of companies like Stratasys and the development of special soluble materials, getting rid of support structures is now easier than ever—if you happen to be 3D printing in plastic. 3D Printing Technology

3D Printed Smart Bandage Will Keep Patients and Doctors Apprised of the Healing Process

3DPrint.com

While the only bone I’ve ever broken was one of my my pinky toes, and I’ve never suffered some other serious injury (knock on wood!), I have certainly had to use bandages on many. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed bandages 3d printed medical devices clinical testing data nanotechnology sensors smart bandages smart technology smartphone swansea university Swansea University-UK wireless

Regulating The 4th Industrial Revolution: How To Face This Challenge?

Sculpteo

Innovation is a challenge for regulation, and, in many […]. The post Regulating The 4th Industrial Revolution: How To Face This Challenge? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D challenges 3D Printing 4th industrial revolution law regulation

Managing Product Service and Parts Information (Survey Invitation)

Tech Clarity

How should you improve access to service and parts information? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in this new survey on managing product service and parts information.