3D Printing Polymers: Fracture Resistance Analysis in FDM and MJF 3D Printing


Researchers from Australia and Germany are coming together to delve further into one of the most popular topics surrounding 3D printing today: material science. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials fdm 3d printing Fracture Resistance Analysis in FDM and MJF 3D Printing MJF nylon 3D-printing

Microstructural & Corrosion Analysis: Magnesium Alloy Produced via SLM 3D Printing


Researchers have come together from around the world to analyze 3D printing materials, outlining their findings in ‘A detailed microstructural and corrosion analysis of an additively manufactured.

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Evonik Announces Additive Pricing Analysis Software


Chemical giant and 3D printing materials company Evonik has introduced its first software for additive manufacturing (AM). The software is meant to reduce AM costs by helping users determine. View the entire article via our website.

Bioprinting Analysis: Gelled & Cross-Linked Cellulose for Bioink


New Zealand researchers have been studying digital fabrication techniques and bioprinting materials, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing of Gelled and Cross-Linked. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Bioprinting bioprinting Cross-Linked Cellulose for Bioink

Ti6Al4V in Selective Laser Melting: Analysis of Laser Polishing Techniques


Chinese researchers are expanding on new materials and technology for improving surface quality in metal 3D printing, outlining their findings in ‘Laser Polishing of Ti6Al4V Fabricated by Selective.

Analysis:  What future for Shapeways?

3D Printing Industry

On the other side it’s a service bureau where designers and users can have their products 3D Printed in an increasing range of materials (Print on Demand service). The original post Analysis: What future for Shapeways? By Samuel Adams.

3D Matter Tests Their Finite Element Analysis for FDM 3D Printing


In order to take the capabilities of 3D printing technology to the next level of innovation, it’s critical that we enhance the materials that are utilized with additive manufacturing. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Software 3D Matter 3d printing research 3d printing startup fdm 3d printing fea Finite Element Analysis material research Ocke Stool OptiMatter Static Linear Finite Element Analysis tensile strength yield stress

Material analysis: your product depends on it!

The Solidworks Blog

Now that we understand how the OxyArm will deliver air and react to its operational environment, it’s time to consider which plastic materials best suit the design. This means selecting a material to maximize throughput.

Structural Analysis Engineer: The New Summer Lifeguard

The Solidworks Blog

Now if you are a simulation guy you might know that the analysis of a clip buckle design involves the simulation of a snap through behavior which is not simple to simulate as it involves contact with large deformation and spring back which is a combination of highly non-linear effects.

$22 Million BASF and Materialise Essentium Investment, Analysis and Comment


3D Printing basf BASF Venture Capital Essentium Essentium Materials texasBASF Venture Capital along with Materialise and Genesis Park closed their $22.2 million investment in Essentium. The company stated that the “The funding round will be used to scale. View the entire article via our website.

3D Bioprinting Soft Actuators: Multiple Materials & Topology Optimization


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Imperial College London & Additive Manufacturing Analysis: WAAM Production of Sheet Metal


Researchers from Imperial College London explore materials and techniques in 3D printing and AM processes, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Mechanical and microstructural testing.

Linear Static Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

The Solidworks Blog

Among the many types of simulation for mechanical Finite Element Analysis (FEA), a linear static analysis is the most commonly used. How to conduct a linear static analysis. The steps to complete a linear static analysis are quite straightforward.

3D Printing Analysis of Automotive Market Shows Europe as Forerunner in Near Future


3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printing analysis 3d printing applications in automotive 3d printing projections 3d printing research report automotive industry europe MarketsandMarkets research reportKeeping an eye on what’s going on in the 3D printing market on a daily basis, as well as perusing and publishing the monthly reports from 3D Hubs (which are extraordinarily helpful), it’s plain... View the entire article via our website.

Reducing Environmental Impact with SOLIDWORKS Sustainability Analysis

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Sustainability Analysis. Example: Holmatro 4240 Spreader Sustainability Analysis. To start the Sustainability Analysis process we need to decide on : The materials for each part of the assembly and the projected life cycle of the product.

3D Screener Webinar: Evonik’s New Software Tool Can Help Manufacturers


Just over a week ago, specialty chemicals and 3D printing materials company Evonik announced the introduction of a new software tool for additive manufacturing (AM).

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Virginia Tech: Analyzing Fresh Mix Properties of 3D Printed Cementitious Materials


Morgan Christen Jenkins recently submitted a Master’s thesis, ‘Fresh Mix Properties and Flexural Analysis with Digital Image Correlation of Additively Manufactured Cementitious Materials’ to Virginia.

Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry Expert


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Hyatt Disaster analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation


Ignoring the yield in the rods (they were made from stronger materials and never failed), we can see serious loading inside the C-channel box beam, and significant deformation. Christopher Naum, Command Safety.

Tools for understanding dynamic analysis in SOLIDWORKS?

CATI Tech Notes

I believe everyone needs a refresher on engineering mechanics and material science. When doing a dynamic analysis there are lot of things software is doing to the data you input before it can be used. Especially when they are trying to virtually analyze their products.

NRC Canada and AP&C develop new method of metal powder analysis

3D Printing Industry

Currently validated for use titanium the method is capable of detecting particle contamination, and assessing the properties of a material to avoid potentially critical faults in 3D printed parts for medicine and […]. Materials AP&C CNRC Frederic Larouche GE Additive Louis-Philippe Lefebvre National Research Council of Canada NRC

Next-Generation Anode Materials – The Latest Innovation in the Battery Industry

BIS Research

The latest innovations in anode electrode have been majorly focused on the introduction of next-generation anode materials such as silicon/silicon oxide blend, silicon-graphene, silicon-carbon composite, and lithium titanium oxide (LTO).

CATI Tech Notes: Thermal Analysis webcast: March 20

CATI Tech Notes

Thermal Analysis webcast: March 20. In this webcast we define the concept of thermal analysis as it relates to product design.   We describe ways to perform thermal analysis, specifically how you can use Simulation Professional to simulate thermal conditions.

Engineers empower chefs with induction heating analysis using EMS for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Induction heating is a process of heating an electrical conductor (usually ferromagnetic materials and metals) by electromagnetic induction. In the case of induction cooker, a cooking vessel usually made of a ferromagnetic material is heated by induction.

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Dental Industry


At our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020 in Boston, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, many different topics were discussed in keynotes and panels, such as binder jetting, medical 3D.

Taking a Look at Significant Growth in 3D Printing Materials Segment in Wohlers Report 2019


3D Printing 3d printing data 3d printing industry 3d printing industry analysis 3D printing industry reports industry publication Wohlers Associates Wohlers Report 2019For over two decades, Colorado-based independent consulting firm Wohlers Associates, Inc. has been publishing an installment each year of its popular Wohlers Report about the additive manufacturing. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS User-Defined Materials

Javelin Tech Tips

If you use a material from the SOLIDWORKS database, you are limited in how you can change the material properties. However, SOLIDWORKS User-Defined Materials allow you to apply custom material properties. How to define a new material. Copy a Material.

Evonik launches 3D printing software for process and material selection

3D Printing Industry

The application is designed to assist manufacturers in selecting the appropriate additive manufacturing process for their desired part, depending on geometry, material and financial analysis of the design, saving costs in the process. German specialty chemicals company Evonik has launched its first software tool for 3D printing.

Ireland: Characterizing Mechanisms of Metallic 3D Printing Powder Recycling


In order to cut down on material waste, and save money, laboratories will often reuse leftover metal AM powder. A trio of researchers from the I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. View the entire article via our website.

CATI Tech Notes: Composite Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

CATI Tech Notes

Composite Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Each layer can be defined by a unique set of material properties and orientation, giving the designer maximum control to find the optimum layup and material for maximum product performance. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe.

The Deeper Truth of 3D Printing Particle Emission Analysis


Nanoparticle emissions from 3D printers by material type. New research offers additional. Read the whole entry. » » research

Researchers Study the Dynamics of Powder Spreading in 3D Printing


3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing powder material analysis powder analysis powder bed 3d printing stainless steel x-rayMany things affect the quality of a finished 3D printed part, and in powder-based 3D printing, the spreading of the powder is a key step in determining how well the part will come out. In a study. View the entire article via our website.

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Using Topology Optimization & FDM 3D Printing to Make a Simply Supported Beam


3D Printing 3D printing in Topology optimization 3D printing Topology Optimization ANSYS fdm 3d printing Finite Element Analysis Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) india pla 3d printing research paper SIMP Solid Isotropic Material with Penalization topology optimization

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Thermoplastic Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials in 4D Printing


In ‘Thermoplastic Fiber Reinforced Composite Material Characterization and Precise Finite Element Analysis for 4D Printing,’ researchers are delving further into the next dimension. And while the 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 4D Printing 3D printing composites 4d printing carbon fiber pla FDM-based 4D printing

RUB team develops process for accelerated analysis of the stability of complex alloys


Material scientists at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have developed a novel process for analyzing, for example, the temperature and oxidation resistance of complex alloys that are made up of a number of different elements. A paper on their work is published in the journal Materials Horizons. These alloys constitute a new resource for new materials. Materials Powertrain materials

DIMENSIONEXT: Analysis: 3D Systems Acquires Robtec


Analysis: 3D Systems Acquires Robtec. Analysis: 3D Systems Acquires Robtec. When home 3D printers can produce in a range of colours and materials they will be more popular. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT.

LUXeXceL Releases Report Establishing Benchmarks for 3D Printing Transparent Materials


3D Printing Business 3d printed lenses comparative research data analysis lens lenses light diffusion light transmission luxexcel research research and development research report transparency transparent 3d printingWe’ve had our eye on LUXeXceL for some time now here at 3DPrint.com, covering their innovative use of transparent 3d printing. The Dutch company, founded in 2009, focuses on the 3d printing of products... View the entire article via our website.

Increase Your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Linear Static Productivity in Six Minutes

Javelin Tech Tips

If SOLIDWORKS Linear Static Analysis is top of mind when you hear simulation, this video is for you. Topology Optimization to optimize material distribution and significantly reduce component weight. SOLIDWORKS Simulation SOLIDWORKS Linear Analysis SOLIDWORKS Video

Titanium Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing - 2017: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast”

RPM Tools

Titanium Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing 2017: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast - Research and Markets The belief that titanium printing is becoming the largest opportunity for metal additive manufacturing materials, with revenues exceeding all other alloy groups used in metal AM over the next ten-year period. Key Points From this Chapter Chapter Three: Analysis of Titanium Materials for Additive Manufacturing - Production Methods, Players, and Supply Chain 3.1

Frequently Asked Questions about Cloud-based Abaqus Simulation for SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Structural Mechanics Engineer is a comprehensive structural simulation SaaS (software as a service) solution for SOLIDWORKS users with the proven Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) technology on the collaborative 3D EXPERIENCE platform.

CONTEXT Industry Analysis: The Power of Metal 3D Printing Continues to Grow Impressively


3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printing data 3d printing metal 3d printing research report 3D printing sales data 3d printing trends CONTEXT CONTEXT 3D Printing Advisory Service CONTEXT 3D Printing Research Update metal 3d printers metal 3d printingMetal is all the rage lately, and it’s certainly only going to increase in popularity. While your teenagers are probably nodding their heads vigorously in approval, we mean this in terms of metal.

Effectively Running a Harmonic Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

It encompasses a subset of dynamic analysis that is common in many industries, and can include the following types of analyses: transient, harmonic, random vibration and shock response spectrum analysis. The intent of this blog post is to give you a solid footing and procedure to walk through when you are required to run a harmonic analysis. Harmonic analysis assumes that the applied loads vary as a sine or cosine function.

Senvol granted $100k to ease additive manufacturing materials characterization

3D Printing Industry

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Senvol, the largest online database of 3D printing systems and materials, a total sum of $99,946 for a project applying data analysis to additive manufacturing processes. Materials National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST Senvol Yan LuThe U.S.