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Designing a Custom Motorcycle with EinScan Pro 2X Plus

Art, culture and the craft of metal: Bryan Fuller´s automotive and motorcycle design and customization shop Fuller Moto inspires, educates and entertains those with a creative spirit and a. View the entire article via our website.

Digitalization Impacting Engineering Education (podcast)

Tech Clarity

While there is plenty of negative news around COVID-19, have there been any positive impacts on engineering education? Interestingly, a silver lining of the pandemic has been an acceleration of academic digitalization.

Desktop Metal Announces Volume Production and Global Installations of its Shop Metal 3D Printer

Following a bleak 2020, impacted by challenging slowdown conditions due to the coronavirus pandemic, 3D printer shipments are starting to bounce back after supply-and-demand constraints made this one. View the entire article via our website.

An Introduction to KeyShot for 3D Printing

Modern Tech

Stratasys recently announced an integration between GrabCAD Print from Stratasys and KeyShot 3D rendering software from Luxion Inc. This seamless integration accelerates the CMF modeling process with a smooth and quick export of 3MF files.

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.

French Influencer uses Zortrax 3D Printer to 3D Print Helmet for… a Cat!

Manufactur3D Mag

Customised garments are gaining more and more popular among users all over the world. Recently, a wide social media community of cats and Marvel movies’ lovers have eagerly shared the photos of an Iron Man helmet designed for a cat.

30 Years Of Innovation: Dependable SLS Enables Sustainability In AM


We’re wrapping up our 30 th- anniversary blog series for our parent company, Materialise, with a look at the final 3D p rinting technology in our portfolio: selective laser sintering (SLS).

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How to troubleshoot SOLIDWORKS PDM with an Extended Ping Test

Javelin Tech Tips

When troubleshooting problems within SOLIDWORKS PDM, especially performance issues, it’s important to ensure the client has a strong connection to the server components. Often, tech support will request an extended ping test, to look for issues. How to complete an extended ping test with log.

Firehawk Aerospace Raises $2 Million for 3D Printed Rocket Engines

Manufactur3D Mag

Firehawk Aerospace, a rapidly growing rocket propulsion startup, announced that it has closed a $2 million seed round for their next generation 3D printed rocket engines.

Calibrating a Printer Head on a Stratasys F123 Series FDM Printer

Modern Tech

FDM 3D printing is the process of extruding a semi-liquid thermoplastic through a print head tip along a pre-determined tool path to create models and prototypes. Stratasys has transcended expectations to make the FDM process accurate, repeatable and reliable.

Powersports Athlete Inspires Amputees to Stay in the Game

The Solidworks Blog

Mike Schultz has been involved in powersports as far back as he can remember. He got serious about motocross in high school, which quickly evolved into racing snowmobiles.

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.

Visitech Launches First-of-its-Kind DLP for Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

In my round up of virtual booth visitations at Formnext, I briefly touched on an exciting new innovation from Visitech Engineering, a Norwegian manufacturer of digital light processing (DLP). View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Enhanced Settings for File Promotion from PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 , we have enhanced controls for referenced files when promoting from SOLIDWORKS PDM to ensure all the required references are captured, and there are no orphaned records causing discrepancies between the vault and Manage BOM. PDM File Promotion Settings.

Australian firm creates Universal Charger Using Zortrax 3D printer

Manufactur3D Mag

One charging cable that will fit all your devices for years? Sounds like a fairy tale? The Australian company Volta, together with an Italian collective Metafora Design, has created a product proving it to be possible.

TriMech Tech Talks 2021: Engineer Insight Spotlight

Modern Tech

Our engineers are constantly learning, experimenting and discovering new ways to get things done better inside SOLIDWORKS. We want to share everything we've mastered and teach you real-world techniques that can be implemented immediately in your processes.

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.

Analyst Perspectives on Autodesk University 2020

Tech Clarity

What did leading engineering software industry analysts think of the first virtual Autodesk University? What are their key takeaways from AU2020? Hear the discussion with Lifecycle Insights Chad Jackson, CIMdata’s Stan Przybylinksi, and Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown led by Taxal’s Allan Behrens.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Graphical Manipulator in Structure System

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 is the ability to drag and rotate a structure system structural member using graphical manipulators. This can make it easier to make quick offsets or rotations without using the selected Pierce Point.

GoProto expands their Industry 4.0 presence with the Acquisitions of 3D Systems’ Australian facility and 3D scanning specialists WYSIWYG 3D

Manufactur3D Mag

After receiving the highest ever ranking for an additive manufacturer on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies, GoProto has capitalised on this momentum by expanding even further into the digital manufacturing landscape.

Webinar Alert: Learn More About Cloud-Based Design Tools

The Solidworks Blog

Now more than ever, people are seeing first-hand the benefits of cloud-based design.

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Roadmap: COVID-19 and Digital Transformation in Procurement Leaders (article)

Tech Clarity

Have procurement organizations re-focused digital transformation investments due to COVID-19? Priorities are radically different, as the research shows behind Roadmap – COVID-19 and Digital Transformation: Unique Research Into Investment Priorities.

3D Printing News Briefs, December 3, 2020: Continuous Composites, AIMS, ULTRAWAVE, Digital Building Technologies, QOROX, Disney

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Continuous Composites has opened a new manufacturing facility, while Kickstarter device AIMS was designed to fully automate 3D printing with an AI. View the entire article via our website.

Export Interference Detection Results in SOLIDWORKS 2021

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS 2021 we now have the ability to export Interference Detection Results as a spreadsheet. This can be useful in scenarios, where you need to compare similar designs, or maybe the analysis further examination outside of SOLIDWORKS. How to Export Interference Detection Results.

Relativity Space raises $500 million to scale-up 3D Printed Rocket Production

Manufactur3D Mag

Relativity Space, the privately funded aerospace manufacturer, announced the raising of a new $500 million Series D funding round at a valuation above $2 billion from top tier blue chip investors. The funding will help the company to accelerate the 3D printed rocket production.

Make Your Team a Lean Mean Production Machine

The Solidworks Blog

Today’s engineering and manufacturing companies want to maintain consistent and high-level business operations despite unforeseen disruptions. Key challenges are typically related to safety, skill gaps in the workforce, lack of automation, and disconnected company communication.

Software & Scalability to Rule 3D Printing in 2021

Shapeways Blog

2020 brought a host of massive changes forcing most of us to adjust in both our personal and work lives. During this global pandemic, additive manufacturing has become imperative to helping, and has also been the topic of growing news coverage. This was not surprising to anyone within 3D printing though because our industry is built to adapt to changing market conditions.

CERN & 3D Systems 3D Print Parts for the Large Hadron Collider

As a team of skilled researchers outside of Geneva, Switzerland work to discover the physical principles underpinning our existence, they occasionally run into a snag here and there. Such was. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS PDM SMTP Notifications using Email Relay

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional has the functionality to configure SOLIDWORKS PDM to send notifications through the default database message system or an SMTP mail server. Whereas SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard supports only the default database message system.

GoProto Expands Industry 4.0 Presence

Additive Manufacturing

GoProto expands their Industry 4.0 presence with the acquisitions of 3D Systems’ Australian facility and 3D scanning specialists WYSIWYG 3D, while also increasing additive manufacturing capacity at their North American facility.

3D Printed Make Up Technology Wins Innovation Award

3D Printing Progress

The Industry Prize for the best cosmetic innovation of the year was awarded to ColorForge, a US-based start-up that has developed a custom manufacturing and packaging system for make-up products.

Can 3DQue 3D Print Engineering Materials On The Creality Ender?


I had a discussion with the techs at 3DQue and discovered they have found a way to 3D print many different engineering materials at very low cost. The post Can 3DQue 3D Print Engineering Materials On The Creality Ender? appeared on Fabbaloo.

Argonne National Lab Tests Weather Stations with Low-Cost Sensors and 3D Printed Components

For two years right out of college, I worked as an associate producer at a local CBS affiliate, and spent a lot of time learning the ins and outs of. The post Argonne National Lab Tests Weather. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS eDrawings 2021 File Properties

Javelin Tech Tips

Does the uncapitalized “e” on eDrawings bother you, too? Well that is one change that didn’t make it in SOLIDWORKS 2021. However, there are a bunch of new improvements and one I would like to discuss is the inclusion of File Properties. .

Luxexcel Reaches Next Milestone in Volume Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Eindhoven –2 December 2020 – Luxexcel , the technology provider for 3D printed prescription lenses, reports that its manufacturing platforms in the US and Europe have reached a milestone in its production volume.

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Ultimaker Appoints Jürgen von Hollen as Chief Executive Officer

3D Printing Progress

Ultimaker appointed Jürgen von Hollen as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Jos Burger, who will retire and join the Supervisory Board. This change will be effective on January 1, 2021

A Portable 4K Touchscreen For High-Res CAD on the Go


With 4K screens the norm nowadays, you would think there are many an option for portable 4K displays. The post A Portable 4K Touchscreen For High-Res CAD on the Go appeared on Fabbaloo. hardware 4k cad monitor portable