Perform Abaqus High-End Simulations from Home with Structural Mechanics Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

With the new SIMULIAworks product family on the cloud-based 3D EXPERIENCE® platform, we keep expanding the simulation possibilities for SOLIDWORKS® users to solve any finite element analysis (FEA) problem with confidence.

Additive Manufacturing Research: Experts at Oerlikon, Linde and TU Munich to Develop high-Strength Lightweight Aluminum-Based Alloy

Additive Manufacturing

The partners aim to develop new high-strength, lightweight aluminum-based alloys that can serve the safety and weight reduction needs of the aerospace and automotive industries. Weight reduction in parts is a major objective for the aerospace and automotive industries.

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Test out different Materials with SOLIDWORKS Simulation!

Javelin Tech Tips

The extensive SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials library can be used for many things such as mass properties, simulation studies etc. These materials include accurate mechanical properties that come into effect when simulation studies are run. SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials include steel, iron, aluminum, copper, titanium, zinc, non-metals, and many more: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Materials Library. Learn more about Simulation.

3D Printing News Briefs: October 7, 2018

3DPrint.com

Siemens Corporate Technology is working on process simulation for additive manufacturing. 3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d print heart model 3d printed bone repair 3d printed heart 3d printed orthopedics 3D printed surgical training materials 3D printed training models 3d printing processes 3D printing titanium aluminum 3d printing Biomodex Computational Fluid Dynamics Ironman race Medical Training multi-material orthopedics Sauber Siemens simulation trauma

Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

Additive Manufacturing

Prior to advent of the DTEM we could only simulate these transformations on a computer,” Dr. Wiezorek explained. “We By Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh. Research will utilize Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s unique Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope.

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

3DPrint.com

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing. View the entire article via our website.

Can You Identify the Best Design?

The Solidworks Blog

Carbon steel, Stainless steel or Aluminum? . Find out how SOLIDWORKS Simulation can help answer that question! SOLIDWORKS Simulation Simulation Step Up to SimulationSo, which is the best design?

Engineers empower chefs with induction heating analysis using EMS for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

It is not recommended to use Aluminum or Copper vessels (you can use Aluminum or Copper with modification to the cooking appliance by including a ferromagnetic disk which functions as a hot plate). Simulation using a standard induction cooker coil arrangement.

Technology Trend Setters and Innovators in Aerospace: What Do They Have in Common?

3D Perspectives

Morf3D , a 3D printing tier-1 supplier focused on aerospace and defense applications, has been producing 3D-printed aluminum and titanium components for Boeing satellites and helicopters since it was founded in 2015.

Why Our Low Carbon Future Depends on Mining

3D Perspectives

Minerals that were identified as being key inputs into low carbon technologies include: Wind: Aluminum, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Neodymium, Nickel, Steel, Zinc. Solar: Aluminum, Copper, Zinc, Iron, Indium, Lead, Nickel, Silver.

How to Search for Materials in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

While it’s a subtle change, this can save you time when defining different materials in your model or SOLIDWORKS Simulation study. steel, aluminum). The Material dialog now includes a Search bar in SOLIDWORKS 2020.

FLX.ARM.S16 multitool low cost SCARA robot that can 3d print

DIY 3D Printing

Technical specifications: Motion Control and Simulation: FLX.IDE Motion Control Hardware Interface: FLX.CTL Connectivity: Ethernet Power: 100-120 VAC - 6 A 50/60 Hz or 200-240 VAC - 3 A 50/60 Hz Motors: Hybrid Stepper Reach: 16" [406.40

Additive Manufacturing – from trial and error to a true revolution

Leslie's Blog

Simulation tools that would allow us to get the parts “first-time right” are very much a prerequisite for AM to really take off. According to a December, 2014 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report: – Metal parts made from aluminum alloys was ~$3 per part for traditional manufacturing and ~$29 per part for additive manufacturing using selective laser sintering – a 10X cost increase. Guest blog by Dominic Gallello, CEO of MSC Software.

The Science of Behind Chucking Pumpkins

The Solidworks Blog

The team relies on SOLIDWORKS Simulation software to conduct CAD-embedded testing of its winning pneumatic cannon design. The American Chunker cannon is a wonder of science; a huge fire-engine-red tank with a 60-foot aluminum barrel that resembles a humungous, six-ton screwdriver.

GE-19 Tech Stories From 2015 You Should Know About

Additive Manufacturing

This is also the idea behind the “ digital twin ” – cloud-based simulations of physical assets – which will soon encompass and start optimizing everything from wind turbines, power plants, jet engines and even the human body. By Dec 26, 2015 by Tomas Kellner | GE Reports.

Faster Product Development Cycle Times with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.

Never mind the bottle…

3D Perspectives

Central to the concept is the JUNE connected bottle, made from glass and recycled aluminum, which provides a personalized analysis through a microbalance and a computer chip, combined with a mobile app. A simulated scent suited to their personality is then produced.

How to Configure Your SOLIDWORKS Workstation

The Solidworks Blog

They’re crafted out of aircraft-quality aluminum and steel-strengthening components for one purpose and one purpose only: to provide you with the finest workstation available to get the job done. There are some downsides to using a workstation for regular rendering or simulation.

Taking Your Product to the Finishing Line

Stratasys

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing developed a prototype using Laser Sintering (LS) technology with Aluminum Filled Nylon 12 to emulate the billet forged Aluminum used in the final product. Additive manufacturing can make materials come to life in a single print.

Will 3D Printing be the demise of Plastic Injection Molding?

Leslie's Blog

Within injection molding, design changes with a steel mold are typically easy to make and relatively inexpensive, but with aluminum molding tools, a design change may require the expense of all new tooling. By Denny Scher.

See the Newest SOLIDWORKS-Inspired Products in the SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase

The Solidworks Blog

In this preview, you’ll see a wide sampling of products, from race car simulators to self-contained sustainable farms that fit into shipping containers. VRX Simulators. How They Use SOLIDWORKS : VRX simulators are designed, modified, and developed in SOLIDWORKS.

3D Printing for the Injection Molding Process

Fisher/Unitech

Many designers utilize different simulation tools to ensure quality, but there is no substitute for being able to hold and touch a physical part, however tooling an aluminum mold for a small volume of parts can be rather expensive and take a fair amount of time to create. In the world of injection molding, the amount of challenges that mold makers and part designers face can be overwhelming.

How Medical Professionals are Using Digital Manufacturing to Create Next-gen Anatomical Models

3E Rapid Prototyping

Digital manufacturing is making a big impact on many areas of medicine, from small things like the machining of aluminum test tube holders to futuristic practices like the 3D printing of titanium implants.

“Eau de moi” – a personalized perfume experience

3D Perspectives

Central to the concept is the JUNE connected bottle, made from glass and recycled aluminum, which provides a personalized analysis through a microbalance and a computer chip, combined with a mobile app. A simulated scent suited to their personality is then produced.

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

CNC machining is a widely used manufacturing process thanks to its versatility, accuracy, consistency and wide range of compatible materials: although aluminum alloys are the most common material for machining, numerous other metals and plastics can also be used. Aluminum.

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

CNC machining is a widely used manufacturing process thanks to its versatility, accuracy, consistency and wide range of compatible materials: although aluminum alloys are the most common material for machining, numerous other metals and plastics can also be used. Aluminum.

How 5 Major Automobile Manufacturers Use 3D Printing

3E Rapid Prototyping

They ran simulations as a means of optimizing the design of internal flow passages in the housing, but needed to build a prototype to perform functional testing to validate the new design. They also co-own HRL laboratories with Boeing, who ended producing a 3D printed Aluminum alloy.

Quantum leap

3D Perspectives

Researchers are seeking the best material for the superconducting ring, which may be aluminum, niobium or graphene. They could also be used for simulation, a potential game-changer in pharmaceuticals, clean energy and new materials. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

Farnborough Q&A with David Ziegler

3D Perspectives

Electromagnetic Simulation – It is now more important than ever for aerospace engineers to understand how an aircraft behaves during a lightning strike. Traditional aluminum and titanium aircraft are effective conductors and tolerate lightning strikes well.

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Effeffe Berlinetta: A Car Of Yesterday, Conceived Today, Built in 3D CAD

The Solidworks Blog

The coachwork was entirely built by hand over the completed frame by a panel-beater, an artist who “set” thin aluminum sheets (0.8

Restoring a Historic Warplane Cockpit with 3D Printing

Materialise

Then he set about discovering whether it was possible to recreate museum-quality spare parts for historical cockpit equipment, as well as to see whether there was a cost-efficient way of producing reproductions for the home cockpit/simulator market.

The Final Frontier: How Space Is 3D Printing’s Greatest Proving Ground

Shapeways Blog

According to Scientific American , Adam Jakus and his colleagues in Ramille Shah’s lab at Northwestern University are developing a system that utilizes simulated Mars and Moon dust (regolith) inks.

Students Build Lighter, Faster Formula SAE Competition Cars with Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Before 3D printing was accessible to Iowa State’s Cyclone racing team, the intake consisted of many aluminum parts that had to be turned, milled, cut and welded all together. What’s in your toolbox?

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From Kickstarter to 3D Printing Business

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He had already created an interactive simulator for the Solar system and was the perfect match to help Govy automate the whole process and make it faster. One of the main advantages of 3D printing is the benefits that it offers for mass customization.

14 Best Accessories for the Microsoft Surface Pro 6

3D Printing Hub

Urban Armor Gear Rugged Aluminum Stand. With its magnetic hold compatibility, the Urban Armor Gear aluminum stand can work with the Signature Type Cover keyboard. These tips vary in terms of smoothness and softness, simulating the feel of writing on paper using pens or pencils.

How Do You Optimize the Structure of the World’s Largest…

Design 2 Part News

The simulation software has already been used to test materials used in Bell’s V280 helicopter, the NASA Orion crew module, the Ares 1, the Ares 5, and many commercial rockets across the globe. “How Do You Optimize the Structure of the World’s Largest All-Composite Aircraft?”

One Hundred Parts Down to One

Additive Manufacturing

By combining RF design simulation, mechanical engineering, and system optimization focused on AM, we provide metal 3D-printed antenna products at greatly reduced size, weight, lead-times, part count and cost—with as-good or better RF performance than conventionally manufactured systems.

The Week in 3D Printing: formnext 2017 Edition

Shapeways Blog

Stratysys is debuting the J750 3D Printing Solution software , which allows users to design for printing in specific materials, while Sigma Labs is releasing web-based quality assurance software PrintRite3D INSPECT , and Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is tackling improving print quality with a stable of software tools like Simufact Additive , a simulation tool for predicting and reducing distortion in powder-bed printing.

NASA Lays the Groundwork for Homesteading in Space

Additive Manufacturing

Today, the Marshall team is using state-of-the-art 3-D printers that work with a variety of plastics and metals, including titanium, aluminum, nickel, and other alloys widely used in aerospace manufacturing. By NASA.

How to Choose Injection Molding Surface Finishes and What are the Grades?

3D Printing Hub

You can now use technology to simulate how the material you plan to use will deliver the surface finish that you want. Mold flow simulation software packages can help you select the best material for your application. Injection molded parts can have a variety of surface finishes.

Find the Right Technology for Your Application

Stratasys

Pros: DMLS is a 3D printing technology that builds fully dense metal designs in titanium, aluminum, Inconel, stainless steel and cobalt chrome alloys. There’s more than one way to build an idea.

Concept Laser and RSC Engineering GmbH Announce a Strategic Partnership for Engineering of Laser-Fused Components

Additive Manufacturing

Tim Richter: “The key words here are design or redesign and simulation.” Physical functions then go through the various levels of simulation using DMU (digital mock-up), FEM (mechanical/thermal simulation) and CFD (thermal simulation).

The Future Of Manufacturing As Told In Four Objects

Design 2 Part News

Lightning’s original swingarm was a heavy chunk of milled aluminum pipe. The finished prototype affixed aluminum only at the ends, while the rest is 3-D-printed plastic, saving weight and material wastage. By Bruce Upbin, Forbes. Fungus buildings. Algorithmic chairs.