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Factors Contributing to AM Growth

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry came within about $200 million from producing $10 billion in products and services last year. This is based on research for Wohlers Report 2019. What’s more, it grew by nearly 62% over the past two years. What’s driving this impressive growth?

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Austin trip to meet customers

SolidWorks Legion

Austin, TX has long been on my todo list for work travel. There are a lot of great SOLIDWORKS customers in the Austin region. Come last week, my long awaited plans came to fruition. This was a busy trip. Visited several customers in both San Antonio and Austin.

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The Effects of Nozzle Bed Distance on 3D Prints

3DPrint.com

Chinese researchers are exploring quality issues in 3D printing further, sharing their results in ‘Effects of nozzle-bed distance on the surface quality and mechanical properties of fused filament. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing abs fff 3d printing Nozzle bed distance in 3D printing

How Modern Tech in Livestock Farming is out of this World

The Solidworks Blog

Livestock farming may be centuries old, but its methods of production are as modern as this year’s Apple launch. The industry has ploughed its own tech-heavy future, sowing the seeds for the next generation of farmers.

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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.

Improving accessibility and mobility with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

In recent decades, there have been important strides to improve accessibility and mobility for those with physical impairments. This is good news for 75 million people worldwide need a wheelchair.

WIN the 3D Printed Throne

DASI Solutions

The excitement for the final season of GOT has bubbled over at the DASI offices so we decided to share the fun with a CONTEST: Winner takes the (3D printed) Throne! 3D Printed Throne Contest: How to Enter To be … Continue reading →

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Biodiscoveries: CELLINK is bioprinting its way into the future

3DPrint.com

Back in 2015, Erik Gatenholm realized there was no place to purchase bioink for 3D bioprinting. So, blown away by this gap in the market, he quickly worked with co-founder Hector Martinez to create a. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d bioprinter 3d printed bioink 3D printing bioink bioink bioprinters bioprinting cellink cellular bioink kits

When STEPs Become a Misstep

The Solidworks Blog

Though STEP files are critical in collaboration between MCAD and ECAD, an important issue has become more significant as of late.

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CRP introduces Windform P-LINE range for HSS 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Italian 3D printing materials manufacturer CRP Technology, has introduced the first product in its P-LINE range of Windform materials for High Speed Sintering (HSS).

Is this the secret to creating successful consumer products?

3D Perspectives

Digitalization is impacting our world in nearly every way, including what products people consume and how they consume them. Not surprisingly, this shift impacts product design: companies need to focus beyond features and functions if they want to meet consumers’ expectations.

The revolution of 3D printed lenses

Sculpteo

There is a high chance that you already heard ab […]. The post The revolution of 3D printed lenses appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Bioprinting 101 – Part 15 Microarrays

3DPrint.com

This is an article on the importance of microarrays and processes us used at the micro and nano level for bioprinting. View the entire article via our website. Bioprinting Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinting 3D medical printing 3D printed microfluidics cell culture microarrays

Easter Egg Hunts with SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

Happy Easter! It’s the time of year again for egg hunts. I thought it would be fun to play with several digital customizable eggs and try them out in a physical environment. So please check out a quick example using SOLIDWORKS Sell as shown in Figure 1 (below) on my laptop. Figure 1.

Biometric Authentication and Identification Technology – Revolutionizing Safety and Security Across Industries

BIS Research

On one hand, digitalization has successfully enhanced the factor of user convenience, on the other hand, it has also aggravated various concerns related to safety and security.

How to Get Your Perfect Titanium 3D Print

i.materialise

Are you thinking about 3D printing in titanium ? Then this blog post is for you. We wanted to make sure that you have all the information you need to produce high-quality titanium 3D prints. So let’s get started and learn the basics of DMLS 3D printing in titanium. The Material: 3D Printed Titanium.

How does 3D scanning work?

Sculpteo

Do you know that 3D scanning can be a way to start a 3D […]. The post How does 3D scanning work? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Company Commercializes New Metal 3D Printer

3DPrint.com

A new metal 3D printer developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., – a group company of the Japanese industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. MHI) – has just. View the entire article via our website.

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SOLIDWORKS Puts Ringbrothers in the Driver’s Seat to Scale Production and Propel Growth

The Solidworks Blog

In the small town of Spring Green, Wisconsin resides Ringbrothers, an automotive restoration company that has propelled itself to one of the top American car builders.

Interview: Carnegie Mellon researchers on the desktop 3D printer turning rigid plastics to fabrics

3D Printing Industry

Textile fabrication has seen novel applications in custom clothing and texture-based devices thanks to a modified FFF 3D printer from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), in Pittsburgh.

Introducing Simulia Structural Simulation Engineer

Modern Tech

It is becoming increasingly important for innovative companies to accelerate new product time to market without compromising quality.

QUIZ: Are you a 3D printing expert?

Sculpteo

If you are reading this blog, you are interested in 3D […]. The post QUIZ: Are you a 3D printing expert? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Big Push in Germany to Enable 3D Printing in Automotive Industry

3DPrint.com

3D printing and additive manufacturing have become a matter of national importance in Germany, and to the automotive industry overall. Several organizations—along with the ongoing support of the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d metal printing automotive 3D printing BMW Group Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT GKN Powder Metallurgy IDAM industrial 3d printing RWTH Aachen University

[Podcast] How One Teacher is Changing mindsets, One Student at a Time, with STEM

The Solidworks Blog

When passion and purpose meet the world’s needs, great things happen. Cesar Gutierrez is a teacher whose purpose in life is changing not only his students’ lives, but changing his entire community through STEM.

Earth Day 2019

3D Perspectives

We’re celebrating Earth Day …and there’s no turning back! Back in 1970, a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Congressman and a Harvard University professor organized a nationwide demonstration to focus attention on the environment.

Designing and Working With Decals in SOLIDWORKS

Modern Tech

Decals make all the difference with your models. They are the little details that truly elevate your design from good to great and most models aren’t complete without them. So, what are decals and how do you use them in SOLIDWORKS ? SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

Campden BRI conducting study on 3D printing in the food industry

3D Printing Industry

Campden BRI, a food and drink research organization based in the UK, has revealed it is conducting a study examining the capabilities and limitations of 3D printing technology with various types of food materials.

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Should Vented Enclosures Become A Mandatory Safety Standard for FFF 3D Printers?

3DPrint.com

With innovation always comes unintended consequences. There’s been much-to-do with the possible health repercussions of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to the fine particles and fumes. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d print research 3d printed enclosure 3d printers safety 3d printing health 3d printing safety 3d printing standards air quality chemicals health and safety standards

Expand Your Business With Our All-New Etsy Integration

Shapeways Blog

We’ve heard your feedback and are thrilled to announce an all-new platform partnership with Etsy. With the launch of our Etsy E-commerce Integration , there’s now a seamless way for Etsy shop owners to manage their orders and fulfillment directly from Shapeways.

DATAVIRONMENT Hackathon Challenge results

3D Perspectives

Can you imagine a world where data is used as a key source for design? This futuristic vision was the underpinning of our recent Hackathon at the Design in the Age of Experience event during the Milan Design Week.

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Printing in PANTONE

Modern Tech

This month Stratasys announced that their PolyJet J735/J750 successfully passed the rigorous requirements required to make it the world’s first and only PANTONE validated 3D printer. Designers and manufacturers around the world are rejoicing!

GE Research $2.5 M project attains 3D printed Ultra Performance Heat Exchanger

3D Printing Industry

GE Research, the R&D wing of American conglomerate GE, has used 3D printing to design an ultra-efficient, low-emission heat exchanger for power generation equipment. Called UPHEAT (Ultra Performance Heat Exchanger enabled by Additive Technology), the heat exchanger is part of a $2.5 M project led by GE Research. The project was established through the Advanced […].

3D Printed Esophagus Successfully Transplanted Into Rats

3DPrint.com

In the race to 3D print and transplant seemingly every part of the human body, the esophagus has been a particular challenge for scientists and doctors. But a team of Japanese researchers has. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d print transplants 3D printed esophagus Cyfuse esophageal cancer Kenzan method regenovia

Manufacturing Technologies Growth Trends and Forecasts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Innovations in CNC machining, additive manufacturing and casting technologies are giving companies, prosumers and consumers an unprecedented level of design options.

How can a product development firm help me?

3D Innovations

A product development firm should be your partner in this startup journey. Having a great product idea is exciting—executing that idea though can be a bit tricky since the road to product commercialization to fraught with obstacles.

Troubleshooting Thin Prints With GradCAD

Modern Tech

When 3D printing, you can sometimes run into issues trying to work with extremely thin features. Most of the time, good design practices can help to fix these issues.

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FIT acquires Hot Isostatic Pressing machine for post-processing 3D printed metal

3D Printing Industry

FIT Additive Manufacturing Group has acquired a Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) machine from Quintus Technologies, a Swedish high pressure technology expert. The HIP machine will ensure that after post-processing, 3D printed metal parts pass the quality assurance tests as smoothly as possible.