SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

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We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2020 Beta is live and ready for your feedback! He previously worked as a Technical Support Engineer and Product Marketing Manager for SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, Plastics and Electrical. The post SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Update frequently asked questions

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Get your SOLIDWORKS 2020 Update frequently asked questions answered below: SOLIDWORKS 2020 General Information. SOLIDWORKS 2020 Installation. SOLIDWORKS 2020 Standalone licensing. SOLIDWORKS 2020 SolidNetWork Licensing (network/floating) licensing.

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Unveiling SOLIDWORKS 2020: Built for Speed with Streamlined Workflows

The Solidworks Blog

Today is an exciting day at SOLIDWORKS as we roll out the highly anticipated release of SOLIDWORKS® 2020. This release focuses specifically on the following areas: Improved Performance – SOLIDWORKS 2020 has greatly improved the performance, allowing you to work more efficiently.

Industrial Robotics Market To Reach $44B By 2020

Design 2 Part News

billion market value by 2020. percent between 2014 and 2020. The various segments in which TMR classifies industry include automotive, precision and optics, food and beverages, machinery, metals, rubbers, chemicals and plastics, electrical and electronics.

3D Printer Put to Work in Developing Cancer-Measuring Transducer

3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed prototypes 3D printing plastic brain cancer breast cancer cancer cancer treatment consortium Harvard Medical School Horizon 2020 imaging technologies Integrated Technologies Ltd ITL Group King's College London liver cancer MRF MRI MRI scanners prototypes Siemens The European Union’s Horizon 2020 tumor

New Techniques for Joining Plastic to Metal

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Engineering plastics and carbon-fiber composites are popular choices, but they create challenges when they have to be joined to dissimilar materials, such as aluminum, magnesium, stainless steel or titanium. However, when joining plastic parts to metal parts, options are few.

Recycled 3D Printing Filament Without Compromising Quality

million 3D printers sold by the year 2020. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Sponsored 3d print recycled plastic 3d printer filament spool 3D printing recycled plastic filament abs plastic recycling eco-friendly environmentally friendly Environmentally friendly 3D printing Filamentive petg filament pla filament rABS recycled 3d printer filament Recycled 3D printing filament recycled filament rPETG rPLAGartner suggests that there will be 6.7

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: February 20, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business news to catch you up on in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an acquisition and a new agreement. 3D printing software provider Beamler has. View the entire article via our website.

€3.7m BADGER robot to 3D print pipes as it travels underground

3D Printing Industry

Recently, the 3D printing industry has seen houses 3D printed in 24 hours or less, and bridges materialising out of melted plastic. 3DP Applications BADGER European Union Horizon 2020 University Carlos III of MadridRobotic 3D printers are helping to advance the next generation of autonomous construction. BADGER is the latest of these projects attempting to bring 3D printing to construction. The Europe-wide enterprise brings together a […].

3D Printing News Sliced: SLM Solutions, Additive Manufacturing Technologies, Carbon, Estée Lauder

3D Printing Industry

Today in Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest: traditional construction takes note of 3D printing, SLM Solutions’ sales forecast, new opportunities for 3D designers, additive business deals, new hardware for recycling old plastic and more. Messemer DragonFly 2020 Pro Elisa D.

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The Week in 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Business Insider pointed to a college student named Amos Dudley who spent only $60 to make a series of 3D printed plastic aligners — which straightened out his smile in less than four months. A two-layer Arduino noard printed on the DragonFly 2020.

Taking out the Trash: How One Nonprofit Aims to Clean up Our Oceans

The Solidworks Blog

There are currently over five trillion pieces of plastic floating around our oceans. As the trash circulates, it eventually breaks down into small particles—especially plastic. Fish then eat this plastic, and eventually, people end up eating some of these fish.

Taking out the Trash: How One Nonprofit Aims to Clean up Our Oceans

The Solidworks Blog

There are currently over five trillion pieces of plastic floating around our oceans. As the trash circulates, it eventually breaks down into small particles—especially plastic. Fish then eat this plastic, and eventually, people end up eating some of these fish.

Manufacturing Technologies Growth Trends and Forecasts

3E Rapid Prototyping

While plastics are still the most common printing material, the rate of growth had been stagnating up until 2017, where there was a sudden growth in industrial strength polymers. By 2020 the overall 3D printing market is expected to total $15.8

How Technology Continues to Revolutionise the Film Industry

The Solidworks Blog

Doing away with the extra cost and clunk of flimsy plastic specs, the company are fine-tuning their new automultiscopic technology ready for James Cameron’s much-anticipated Avatar 2 , arriving 2020. Cinema might be over a century old. But it’s showing no sign of slowing down.

Revolutionizing the World of Orthotics One Child at a Time

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Instead of hand-stretching plastic over a cast, which introduces human error, the printer builds the whole orthosis to the exact dimensions we input. A wait of up to six months then follows while a plastic mold is handmade around the contour of the cast. We have launched Andiamo solutions to two European countries and, thanks to a Horizon 2020 grant, we are looking to expand our services throughout Europe. billion by 2020. Andiamo’s 3D Printed Orthotics.

HP’s 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals ‘Out of Business’

3D Printing Review

Factory bosses around the world are intrigued by the potential for 3D printing, which rapidly fuses together layer after layer of plastics or other materials, until a full-fledged object is created. Bullish analysts at Morgan Stanley foresee even faster annual growth of 34%, or more than $20 billion in sales by 2020. HP’s inkjet technology appears well-suited toward handling plastics, but it hasn’t yet been shown to be workable for metals or other materials. Color?

Four Key Takeaways from the Wohlers Report 2015


They include vat photopolymerization, material jetting, binder jetting, and plastic and metal laser sintering and melting.

The Future of 3D Printing Just Arrived

3D Printing Review

With the 3D printing industry expected to grow by more than 31% per year between 2013 and 2020, and eventually generate more than $21 billion in annual revenue worldwide, there’s currently a high incentive for industry players and new entrants alike to improve upon the technology’s many shortcomings.

3D Printing:Then and Now

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The product Hull 3D printed was a humble black plastic eye-wash cup. Everything was in plastic and the finish of these products was very crude. Video shows the plastics process in action. 3D printing – or Additive Manufacturing (AM), is older than you may think.

How 3D printing is changing the way students learn

Leslie's Blog

By 2020 we will see a high number of students who have used 3D printers throughout their education curriculum graduate and move into the workforce.

Taiwan’s XYZprinting launches $800 all-in-one 3D printer and scanner

3D Printing Review

It is now a $3 billion industry, and it could grow to $21 billion by 2020, Wohlers says. I checked out the objects and they are reasonably precise, though the plastic object is someone grainy and rough rather than perfectly smooth. Above: Simon Shen, CEO of XYZprinting.

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What sets a Professional 3D Printer Apart From a Hobby 3D Printer?


According to a recent Wohlers Report on 3D printing revenue growth, 3D printing sales could grow to $21 billion by 2020. There is no question that 3D printing has been gaining enormous amounts of traction in pop culture and the mainstream media.

The Hottest Trend in 3D Printing Could Change the Way You Buy Running Shoes

3D Printing Review

billion by 2020, with some of that growth being attributed to the recent rise in 3D printing applications. SOLS and Wiivv, for example, use a type of 3D printing called selective laser sintering (SLS) that melts the design of the insole into a layer of powdered plastic.

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UMaine Composites Center Receives Three Guinness World Records Related to Largest 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

The UMaine Composites Center received $500,000 from the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) to form a technology cluster to help Maine boatbuilders explore how large-scale 3D printing using economical, wood-filled plastics can provide the industry with a competitive advantage.

Transforming Orthotics with 3D Printing and Industry 4.0

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

million people in the United States will utilize orthoses to combat the effects of paralysis, deformity or orthopedic impairments by 2020. per year by 2020 after full deployment of this solution to the VA network.2.

Looking to the Future: Top 5 3D Printing Trends to Watch


In order to find some structure in the chaos, we scanned the most important 3D printing blogs and journal articles about today’s 3D printing industry trends and compiled a list of what we think are the 5 topics most likely to shape the world of 3D printing from 2016 to 2020.

Kodak’s Imaging Science Expertise a Perfect Fit For 3D Applications and More With New Partner Evolve Additive Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

In addition, the companies have signed Joint Development Agreements for equipment and materials with the goal of helping further develop Evolve’s Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology in anticipation of the commercial release in 2020.

Best Home and Entry level 3D Printers

3D Printing Hub

Folger Tech 2020 Prusa i3. Plastic-made frame. Folger Tech 2020 Prusa i3. As its name obviously states, the Folger Tech 2020 Prusa i3 is based on the popular Prusa i3 design. The Folger Tech 2020 Prusa i3 has an open-frame, which is a standard for a Prusa-based 3D printer.

EXCLUSIVE – Dave Morton of SME Highlights AeroDef Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Combined VR/AR sales are forecast to hit $150 billion by 2020, with AR alone comprising about $120 billion. Although additive manufacturing in plastics has been around for three decades, the big push in the last 10 years has been in producing metal-based parts.

Transforming Orthotics with 3D Printing and Industry 4.0

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

million people in the United States will utilize orthoses to combat the effects of paralysis, deformity or orthopedic impairments by 2020. per year by 2020 after full deployment of this solution to the VA network.2.

10 Advantages of 3D Printing

3D Printing Hub

There are a wide range of materials to choose from including plastic and metal. A 2015 report by Wohlers Associates, a leading 3D printing analyst firm, estimated an annual 31 percent growth in the 3D printing industry between 2014 and 2020. It is wise to think about the best tools and processes to finish your design when you want to develop a product prototype.

Nano Dimension, in Collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Receives Grant to Develop 3D Printing of Ceramic Materials, Designated for the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

Additive Manufacturing

3D printed 2-layer Arduino Board printed on the Dragonfly 2020 3D Printer (Photo courtesy of Nano Dimension Ltd.). These properties include elasticity , plasticity , tensile strength , compressive strength , shear strength , and more.

Before Buying a 3D Printer – Four “What” Questions to Ask

3D Printing Hub

As 3D printing moves into the mainstream for an increasing number of industries, revenue from the 3D printing market is expected to grow to $34 billion by 2020. Large industrial printers offer a range of materials for printing including plastic, liquid photopolymer, metal, composite powder and many others. And while there are some 3D desktop printers that utilize those materials, most tend to use an extruded melted plastic filament to produce an object.

The Robots Are Coming, but Not the Way You Imagined

Design 2 Part News

billion by 2020. based manufacturer of custom thermoformed plastic parts and enclosures, said that automation has “a huge grip on manufacturing in North America.” Industrial robots are driving improvements in productivity, quality, and flexibility that are helping U.S.

Reshoring: It???s not a myth (but it needs your help)

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By Matt Fehrmann, Plastics Today. Although there are lots of variables at play, BCG predicts that reshoring could create as many as five million American factory and related service jobs by 2020. However, some big challenges need to be resolved before reshoring gains enough traction to create 5 million new manufacturing jobs by 2020. headquartered in Manitowoc, WI, was founded in 1947 as one of the first plastic injection molding firms in the United States.Fast