Ourobotics Takes Home Silicon Valley Google Award with 10 Material Bioprinter

3D Printing Industry

That was not the case at the recent SVOD (Silicon Valley Open Doors) Europe, an investment conference that began in 2005 and went global in 2015.… By Davide Sher.

Oerlikon Gains Unique Technology and Process Expertise in Advanced Materials

Additive Manufacturing

an innovative solution provider in advanced materials development, based in California, USA. Advanced materials such as metal-based materials (nickel, titanium, cobalt, steel, etc.),

RepRap: Blog: Your 3D print in the London Science Museum

RepRap Blog

It is intended to feature as part of its introduction a wall of 3D printed items, of all shapes, sizes, colours and materials. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Monday, July 08, 2013.

RepRap: Blog: Print any colour you like.

RepRap Blog

SEPARATE MIXING PHASE WITH MIXING AND FILAMENT PRODUCING MACHINE Want to share an idea that is not mine on a multiextruder for different, materials, colors ecc. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer.

RepRap: Blog: Reprap Prusa Iteration 2 Build Event in Cologne.

RepRap Blog

Signup by email, kliment.yanev @ gmail.com Included in the course price are all the parts as well as some plastic print material. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Sunday, November 27, 2011.

RepRap: Blog: Quality - Open Source for the Win (Part Deux)

RepRap Blog

Comments: While multi-material printing is what I'm holding my breath for, I have to admit this is impressive. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Tuesday, November 29, 2011.

RepRap: Blog: Like a glue gun on a robot arm.

RepRap Blog

I would like to see a newer gen spin on the reprap to bypass the need for filament feed material deposition and fusion. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Saturday, May 25, 2013.

RepRap: Blog: Inside 3D Printing

RepRap Blog

Featured sessions will include Digital Materials, Spotlight on Fashion, Design Tools in the Age of 3D Printing, Transforming Education Through 3D Printing, Art & Architecture: Redefining the Future of Design, How Professional Investors are Playing the 3D Printing Boom, and 3D Printing Firearms: The End of Gun Control? RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Monday, March 04, 2013. Inside 3D Printing.

RepRap: Blog: New open source slicer: CuraEngine!

RepRap Blog

Multiple materials The engine was built from the start with multi-head printing in mind. Below is the interview with David by Andrew of 3DHacker.com: Labels: announcements , G Codes , g-code file , host , host software , improvements , Mac , mesh , multiple materials , simulation window , stl.

RepRap: Blog: Stop bad 3D printing patents

RepRap Blog

All this material is in the public domain, and any attempt to patent any of it should not, therefore, be allowed. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Sunday, March 24, 2013. Stop bad 3D printing patents. The EFF and Ask Patents are organising the submission of prior-art to stop 3D printing patents that shouldnt be awarded.

RepRap: Blog: Announcing AMRI: Advanced Manufacturing.

RepRap Blog

With what materials? RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Thursday, August 08, 2013. Announcing AMRI: Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute. UPDATE: AMRI FINAL PRESENTATIONS ARE ABOUT TO BEGIN!

A Musical Week in the 3D Printing World

3D Printer

Being a huge Fab Lab fan, I’ve always loved the concept behind Adafruit , an online learning space for making fun things using electronics.  Founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor “Ladyada” Fried, the New York City based company this week released a new DIY MIDI drum box. For

What’s new in 3D printing? Five leaders at EmTech 2015 weigh in

3D Printing Review

“We were in the industrial phase of 3D printing from ’84 to 2005,” said Lakatos. But in 2005, a “very different kind of 3D printing began appearing. Programmable materials. This can create a material (wood) that is able to warp or fold.

RepRap: Blog: On the Challenge of 3D Printing Sugar for.

RepRap Blog

The challenge was to find a material that was structurally stable but that could still dissolve in the presence of living cells (ABS and PLA for example can be dissolved but require harsh organic solvents that are toxic to cells). RepRap: Blog.

7 Ways Universities Are Using 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

3D printing typically serves to create parts and prototypes in robotics and engineering but students at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University used a multi-material printer to create an entire soft-bodied jumping robot.

RepRap: Blog: Why is 3D printing such a powerful way to make solid.

RepRap Blog

And the object top left with the yellow tip is a cutting tool that is removing material from a solid block to reveal the turbocharger like a sculptor chiselling a block of marble. That goes without even mentioning the material/energy efficiency. RepRap: Blog.

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RepRap: Blog: Selectively making parts of object stronger

RepRap Blog

Could the printer pause over a small vertical hole after many layers, with the extruder used to inject material ? RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Selectively making parts of object stronger. Ive published small hack how to make some parts of object stronger then the rest :-) Selectively making parts of object stronger on RepRap with Skeinforge Enjoy - Jo Prusa.

Stryker to Highlight Expanding Line of 3D-Printed Tritanium® Cages at AANS

Additive Manufacturing

Tritanium Cages are built using Stryker’s proprietary Tritanium In-Growth Technology, 1 a novel, highly porous titanium material designed for bone in-growth and biological fixation. 2005) Porosity of 3D biomaterial scaffolds and osteogenesis.

RepRap: Blog: Vapor Treating ABS RP parts

RepRap Blog

PLEASE NOTE THAT "DATA NOT AVAILABLE" DOES NOT CORRELATE TO "SAFE" TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS WHEN USING THIS MATERIAL Potential Chronic Health Effects: CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: A4 (Not classifiable for human or animal.) RepRap: Blog.

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How to Design for Additive Manufacture

The Solidworks Blog

I decided to model up the broken piece, taking measurements of the original and the internal parts, in SOLIDWORKS (2005) to be printed on the EOS SLS machine in a nylon powder. Though the original SOLIDWORKS 2005 model was no longer available, I remodeled the part in SOLIDWORKS 2016.

RepRap: Blog: Never Mind the Width, Feel the Quality

RepRap Blog

I read some where that commecial machines maintain a heated chamber for the print material to remove any aquired water content in the print material. It realy would be nice to fully understand print material diffrences enough to be able to create a specification. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: A new approach to printing metals

RepRap Blog

Forrest Higgs and others have tried to identify a useful non-metallic conductive material but conductivity has always been fairly poor. When molten resulting semi-solid material had significant viscosity and effects of surface tension seemed minimal. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: 0.01 Layer Height on a Prusa Mendel

RepRap Blog

Only downside of Slic3r is it does not support single wall prints, or support material yet (But if you like to play with code I am sure Sound would like the help on hit Github , or the slic3r IRC ). RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: Big RepRap Refereed Journal Article

RepRap Blog

I asked my lecturer in materials engineering about performing strength and toughness tests on FFF-printed PLA specimens, though she didn't seem very impressed with the idea. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Thursday, April 14, 2011. Big RepRap Refereed Journal Article.

How to Design for Additive Manufacture

The Solidworks Blog

I decided to model up the broken piece, taking measurements of the original and the internal parts, in SOLIDWORKS (2005) to be printed on the EOS SLS machine in a nylon powder. Though the original SOLIDWORKS 2005 model was no longer available, I remodeled the part in SOLIDWORKS 2016.

RepRap: Blog: Is Reprap UP! to the Chinese challenge?

RepRap Blog

Would never have existed without the RepRap, the auto generated same material support displayed on the Up! RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, June 15, 2012. Is Reprap UP! to the Chinese challenge?

SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda – Part Two: Arriving in Rwanda

The Solidworks Blog

Many of the homes were constructed with local materials, including sticks and mud bricks. Since then, she has worked for a local Value-Added Reseller, presenting, teaching and supporting SOLIDWORKS for several years, and has worked for SOLIDWORKS directly since early 2005.

A Short History of 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

2005 – Dr Ian Halliday becomes CEO. 2014 – As part of our commitment to the Aerospace industry, we launch a Flame Retardant Nylon material to our palette of plastics production.

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RepRap: Blog: Print any colour you like.

RepRap Blog

It would be cool to mix materials. For example material X and Y could lead to Z. That way it is possible to print a lot of materials with a limited set of base materials (for example alloys). RepRap: Blog.

Moving to the Future with xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

If the result shows that the model will fail, the engineer will tweak a dimension or change the material and try again. Technology is always moving forward.

XJet AM System Installed at Leading European University 3D Research Centre

Additive Manufacturing

XJet zirconia material used to produce ceramic medical models. The use of soluble support materials, with no harmful powders, makes it a much easier process and opens up opportunities to innovate that simply did not exist before. Carmel 1400 3D Printer installed at KU Leuven University.

RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community

RepRap Blog

Because there is so many awesome things going on in the community that are not documented in the RepRap wiki, this post is going to include lots of non wiki related material. RepRap: Blog.

Become a Superhero with SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

We engineers balance fit, form & function while choosing materials that will stand up to the environment—all while managing the project data, revisions, and timeline. If the result is that the model will fail, the engineer will tweak a dimension or change the material and try again.

AM / RP Technologies

RPM Tools

Some are melting or softening material to produce the layers (SLS, FDM) where others are laying liquid materials thermosets that are cured with different technologies. As of 2005, conventional rapid prototype machines cost around 25,000.

How BattleBots SawBlaze Cuts through its Competition using SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Although my construction techniques and materials were unremarkable and the design was unorthodox, it won first place at its inaugural event. However, it was not a flawless victory, and I learned about many great materials and fabrication techniques I could use in the future.

RepRap: Blog: Prusa Iteration 2

RepRap Blog

It's late January and we still don't have a bill of materials for vitamin parts. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, November 11, 2011. Prusa Iteration 2.

Adopting BIM for Civil Design in China: Benefits, Challenges, and Solutions

3D Perspectives

One of the benefits of using BIM is that it can maximize a budget by providing precise calculations of materials and construction costs. Since 2005, the civil engineering industry in China has been using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to produce 3D design for advanced projects.

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RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community 03/12/12

RepRap Blog

Added at this point are Support Material, Dual Extrusion, Cooling logic, 3 upgrades to the slicing engine (Its now as or more tolerant than Skeinforge), AMF support, Makerbot/Mach3 support, Multithreaded (thats right its EVEN faster), thinwalls, etc etc the list just goes on and on.

XJet Brings Latest in Additive Manufacturing Developments to Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D

Additive Manufacturing

XJet will showcase what this unparalleled technology brings to the additive manufacturing industry while also demonstrating its unique soluble support material removal live. Founded in 2005, XJet developed and introduced the revolutionary NanoParticle Jetting technology.

RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community 07/15/2011

RepRap Blog

1 spring on a lever is plenty to tension the extruder, less materials needed. -If Support Material Manual. RepRap wiki dev Madscifi has done an amazing guide on how to use clay as a support material. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Saturday, July 16, 2011. Around the RepRap Community 07/15/2011. Ramps 1.3. E0 & E1?

How e-Go Aeroplanes is Making Amateur Aviation a Breeze

The Solidworks Blog

Back in 2005, an aeronautical engineering whiz by the name of Giotto Castelli started doodling. With SOLIDWORKS it was easy to define material choices and use animated exploded views to show precisely how each component should be manufactured – from wheels to wings.

Art and 3D Printing: Meet Curious Artist Koenraad Van Daele

i.materialise

3D printing is a very broad concept that includes many different technologies, materials and even 3D design software. As a longtime friend of i.materialise, this Belgian artist is a good example of a curious mind experimenting with diverse 3D printing materials and sizes.

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RepRap: Blog: Rewriting history

RepRap Blog

Also, with the addition of a paste extruder, you can print a two part fast set urethane, and print a copy of the machine in its native material. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Monday, April 18, 2011. Rewriting history. Erik, of course, has done a superb job of estimating the World population of RepRaps together with RepRap-derived machines like MakerBots and 3D-Systems/BfBs.