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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Temporarily Hiding Faces when Selecting Mates

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 now allows you to hide faces temporarily when adding mates. This helps to make selections of faces and edges that are not visible. Previously we would need to rotate components or use Select Other for the non-visible selections.

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Comparing Drawing-based and Model-based Workflows at Aker Solutions

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Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry located in Norway.

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Top 9 of the best arguments to convince your boss to start using 3D printing


3D printing is more and more common in a lot of differe […]. The post Top 9 of the best arguments to convince your boss to start using 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printing boss company Top

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Unveiled: See it Live on September 26th

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 is here and the new release features more than 200 new enhancements created with the goal of enabling you to bring your products to market faster, more efficiently, and at a lower cost.

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GE's Jeff Immelt Retires and Reflects on Major 3D Printing Commitment

The September/October issue of the Harvard Business Review contains multiple articles on GE’s complete business makeover including an article authored by outgoing CEO Jeff Immelt himself. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing desktop metal ge GE Additive Jeff Immelt

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The future of 3D printing by Braydon Moreno, co-founder of Robo

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This is a thought leadership article in our series looking at the future of 3D printing. As the co-founder of Robo, a desktop 3D printer company in San Diego, CA, I have been on a mission to bring 3D printing to the world since I fell in love with the technology back in 2012. Through […]. Industry Insights Braydon Moreno future of 3D printing Robo

Boeing Shatters Another Industry Paradigm

3D Perspectives

In July, Dassault Systèmes and Boeing announced an important extension of our partnership : Boeing will deploy the 3D EXPERIENCE platform to deepen its end-to-end digital collaboration, design, engineering, analysis, manufacturing planning and shop floor execution capabilities.

A way to make 3D printed parts stronger

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By Bill Bregar, Plastics News. Brandon Sweeney, a doctoral student at Texas A&M University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has developed a way to make 3D printed parts 275 times stronger.

Luxury Meets Dental Hygiene with Zare's 3D Printed Metal Toothbrush

What do you look for in a toothbrush? I’m not too picky, myself – I like a toothbrush that will last a while, and that doesn’t cost too much. I also prefer the angled bristles. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D printed dental applications 3D printed toothbrush concept laser Concept Laser M2 Cusing Concept Laser X2000R luxury 3D printed goods XLine 2000 ZARE

Meet the HP Z2 Mini Workstation

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The world’s smallest workstation weaves feats of engineering with industrial design panache, incorporating workstation power and reliability without a single visual compromise.

NASA engineers test first multi-alloy 3D printed rocket part

3D Printing Industry

Toward the development of its next generation space exploration vehicles, NASA has significantly ramped up efforts to incorporate 3D printing in component design. In July, the administration’s engineers performed 30 firing tests of a bi-metallic 3D printed rocket igniter at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. After analysis at the University of Alabama, researchers found […].

A Short History of 3T RPD

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Since its establishment in 1999 3T RPD has been at the forefront of Additive Manufacturing (AM), which is also sometimes known as 3D printing. The company began as a Service Bureau, making Plastic Rapid Prototypes and Metal Rapid Tooling.

The Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application for Your Hardware Startup

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A provisional patent application early-on can be very beneficial for a hardware startup if your business goal is to either license your invention or proceed with a patent filing.

HRL Laboratories Figures Out How to 3D Print Unprintable Metals

Developing a new material for 3D printing isn’t easy – especially metal materials. Creating a new metal powder for 3D printing is a complex and delicate process that requires a great deal. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing aluminum aluminum 3d printing aluminum alloy Citrine Informatics HRL Laboratories nanoparticles University of California Santa Barbara welding

Arconic and Airbus Achieve 3D Printing First

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Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium part on series production commercial aircraft; Part manufactured by Arconic. .

SLM Solutions announces largest single contract in the history of company

3D Printing Industry

SLM Solutions Group AG, has received an order worth up €43 million ($52M USD). The deal is for 50 machines from the SLM 280 series of metal additive manufacturing machines. The contract will be fulfilled over multi-year period spanning 2017 – 2020. The contract is an important landmark in the Lubeck, Germany based company’s ongoing […]. Business richard grylls SLM 280 slm 500 SLM Solutions Uwe Bögershausen

Racing Into Additive Manufacturing with Team Penske

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

When it comes to racing dominance, one name sticks out above the rest: Team Penske. Their rich history dates all the way back to 1968. Since then, they’ve enjoyed continued success with numerous wins for both the Indy and NASCAR racing circuits.

5 Reasons YOU Should Be Presenting at SWW18

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Each year, hundreds of hopefuls submit their presentation abstracts to present at SOLIDWORKS World. Ever wonder why they’re so excited? Here are a few reasons our community loves to present: 1. FREE ADMISSION!! Well, that’s one reason, and a fairly popular one at that.

3D Printing Business: Inside HP Inc.

Silicon Valley, home to all things technology, had its beginnings in a humble garage from which arose one of the best-known names in the digitized 21st century. Standing where Bill Hewlett and Dave. View the entire article via our website. Featured Stories 3d printing partnerships deloitte design for additive manufacturing DfAM dion weisler FitStation hp hp inc. HP Multi Jet Fusion Michelle Bockman MJF Punit Renjen Silicon Valley

An Alternative Method to Restore SOLIDWORKS File Associations

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Are you experiencing issues with SOLIDWORKS file associations when accessing SOLIDWORKS files by clicking on File > Open?

VTT Finland develops 3D printed device for advanced wound care

3D Printing Industry

Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer in the world. It is the primary compound in the cell walls of green plants, and is typically used to make paper and cardboard. At the VTT Technical Centre of Finland, a state owned research and development non-profit, scientists have used nano-structured cellulose to make a 3D printable […]. Materials cellulose multimaterial 3d printing nanocellulose Panu Lahtinen skin VTT VTT Finland VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland wound care wounds

Using 3D Printed Models in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer

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This week is Prostate Cancer Awareness Week ! Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States?

The Engineering of Paralympic Sports Technology

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Here’s a question for you. What do deer antlers, fighter pilot helmets and elite sports cars have in common? The answer – because you give up, right? – is that they have all been used to inspire the next generation of Paralympic sports equipment. Here’s the story.

So You're Going to a 3D Printing Conference

Tomorrow, September 22nd, is the autumnal equinox, officially beginning the season that we all know and love not only for pumpkin spice everything (everything) but also for an abundance of industry. View the entire article via our website. Featured Stories 3d printing advice 3d printing conference 3D printing conferences 3D printing trade show 3d printing tradeshow 3D printing tradeshows additive manufacturing tradeshows advice Editorial opinion

Overcoming the Fears of Digital Transformation

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By Anthony Bourne, Industrial Equipment News. Manufacturers need to think carefully about how they position IoT and other disruptive technologies, and how they communicate the benefits. Digital Transformation (DT) is coming of age.

A preview of 3D printing at the 2017 TCT Show

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This time next week Birmingham NEC in the UK will be jam packed full of over 250 exhibitors from all across the 3D printing industry. The TCT Show is a free event open to anyone with an interest in 3D printing technology. The show is the perfect opportunity to check out the latest software, materials […]. Event 3Dealise 3Delux Added Scientific Additive Industries adidas arcam C.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mirror Part now includes Material and Visual Properties

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 provides a variety of new enhancements. One of the new enhancements is the ability to include the material and the visual appearance of the parent part in the derived part when using the SOLIDWORKS Mirror Part command (Insert -> Mirror Part).

Top 7 of the best Sculpting software for 3D modeling


Professional artists or amateurs, experienced designers […]. The post Top 7 of the best Sculpting software for 3D modeling appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

McLaren Uses 3D Printing and Materials Found in F1 Race Cars to Create Bespoke Medical Breastplate

Technology company McLaren Technology Group is made up of three divisions: McLaren Racing, McLaren Automotive and McLaren Applied Technologies. 3D printing is a major technology used by the company; View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed prototypes 3D printed prototyping body armor formula 1 McLaren Applied Technologies McLaren Racing McLaren Technology Group stratasys

Robots With More Common Senses

Design 2 Part News

By ThomasNet. The ability for a mechanical device to understand tactile sensations and process reactions accordingly has long been a goal of medical researchers.

Lifelike biometric fingerprint models created using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Scientists from Michigan State University have produced the first wearable fingertip that mimics human skin using 3D printed molds. The university’s Biometrics Research Group, led by Prof. Anil Jain, produced the silicone fingertips in order to test fingerprint readers and make them more accurate, and secure authenticators. These models, also known as 3D fingerprint targets, are unlike both […]. Applications Anil Jain biometric Joshua J. Engelsma Michigan State University Nicholas G.