Canada To Declare Plastics As "Toxic Substance": Implications On 3D Printing


Typical waste plastic, destined for recycling or to become microplastic [Source: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian. Read the whole entry. » » ideas

Halifax e-NABLE Branch Recycling Plastic Weed Container Lids into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d print recycled plastic 3d printed prosthetic hands 3d printed prosthetics 3d printing plastic waste Canada cannabis e-nable Kindness3D non-profit NSLC potLast year, Halifax resident Jacob Boudreau, who works for a logistics company, watched a TED Talk by heartwarming 3D printed prosthetics volunteer organization e-NABLE, and was inspired to open his. View the entire article via our website.

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Reduce Manufacturing Costs Events in Western Canada

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Advanced Analysis: Nonlinear analysis of plastics. Injection Molding Simulation with SOLIDWORKS Plastics. SOLIDWORKS Plastics. The post Reduce Manufacturing Costs Events in Western Canada appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

SOLIDWORKS Sale & Stratasys Canada Promotions on Now

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SOLIDWORKS PLASTICS — Standard, Professional, Premium. The post SOLIDWORKS Sale & Stratasys Canada Promotions on Now appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

BNNTs: Canada’s NRC Sees Future for Boron Nitride Nanotubes in 3D Printing Due to High Heat Tolerance

One of the most topical misconceptions about 3D printing today is that all you can produce are little plastic parts. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed nanostructures 3D printing BNNTs 3D printing boron nitride nanotubes Canada Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory National Research Council of Canada NRCFrom your desktop at home that may be what you want to start with as you learn to. View the entire article via our website.

Metal 3D printer uses cold spray to make better motors

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A new metal 3D printer developed by scientists at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has created high-performance magnets using cold spray additive manufacturing. Research Boucherville cold spray Fabrice Bernier GE Jean-Michel Lamarre National Research Council of Canada Neodymium-Iron-Boron NRC Plasma Giken 800 plastic deformation SPEE3D

Troubleshooting Short Shot Injection Molding Defects with SOLIDWORKS Plastics

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When the plastic material does not completely fill the mold cavity during the injection molding process, this phenomenon is called a Short or Short Shot. An example is shown in the SOLIDWORKS Plastics simulation results video below: Causes of Short Shot. What is a Short Shot?

PEEK, PEKK and ULTEM May Just be the 3D Printing Thermoplastics You Need in Your Life

There was definitely life before plastics, but today we can’t imagine living without them. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printing thermoplastics Abraham Avalos AON3D AON3D-M2 Canada FDM printers high performance materials PAEK PEEK PEKK UltemBefore they were even invented (the first synthetic polymer was developed in 1869 by John. View the entire article via our website.

ProtoCycler filament extruder that uses pellets and has integrated recycling grinder

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It is developed by ReDeTec from Canada. ProtoCycler description from the IndieGogo page: ProtoCycler is a new product that allows you to recycle waste plastic into valuable 3D printer filament - safely, quickly, and easily!

University of Waterloo Engineer Builds 3D Printer for Bone and Joint Replacements

Over the years many different materials have been used to make bone and joint implants, including a wide range of plastics, ceramics and metals like titanium, with varying results. The one thing that. View the entire article via our website.

Save Time, Money, and Headaches at a SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Event

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Join us at a SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Canada Event to learn how the new SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Suite will help you to shorten your design cycles, reduce costs, and design better products! Injection Molding with SOLIDWORKS Plastics has never been easier.

ORD’s Full Color 3D Printer Now on Kickstarter


Canada-based ORD has been developing plastic. ORD's Chris Gibson and the new RoVa4D Full Color Blender 3D printer. Read the whole entry. » » printer

See a Live SOLIDWORKS Presentation at the Global Petroleum Show

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Peter has delivered many high impact presentations across Canada, helping to guide companies through the digital design process and addressing their specific business needs. The 49th Global Petroleum Show (GPS) kicks off at Stampede Park in Calgary next week!

DigiFabCon to Feature Interactive Digital Fabrication Demos

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No plastic badge holders for this innovative group! Bringing 3D Printing, laser cutting and marking, CNC machining and all manner of Digital Fabrication processes to life, DigiFabCon will this year land in Baltimore, MD on November 17, 2014.

A splash of British colour - Faberdashery PLA experiments


Stay tuned for updates on this, I hope to include, UK, Europe, US/Canada and Chinese suppliers. 1.75mm 3mm faberdashery fan filament heart box PLA plastic rainbow Reprap

Misconceptions of Metal Additive Manufacturing – Certification


Parts printed using this solution are certified as medical devices compliant with Europe (CE marking), USA (FDA registered) and Canada (Health Canada homologated). The requirements of metal additive manufacturing are very different from prototyping which is usually a plastic 3D printing play. In my travels across India I often meet customers interested in metal additive manufacturing.

SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda – Part Two: Arriving in Rwanda

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As we were taxiing in when our plane arrived, the flight attendant announced that “single use” plastic bags are illegal in Rwanda, and that if anyone had any, to leave them on the airplane to avoid having them confiscated, or being fined or imprisoned. Back to Part 1.

SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer – Solving Complex Physics with Speed and Confidence

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An innovative, fast-growing oil and gas company based in Canada needed more power to study the plastic deformation of a new drive system for a drilling motor that was large and had complex contact patches and significant displacement changes.

New SOLIDWORKS Product Bundles with Advanced Capabilities for Every Engineer

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium. Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and Central American countries and territories thereof, excluding Cuba and subject to export control laws of the United States and the United Kingdom.

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I have shipped parts to England, Scotland, Isle of Man, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Tenerife, USA, Canada, Australia and Singapore.

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.

Canadians show off 3D printer for Nutella, and Other Materials

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Canada AM learns how 3D printing allows for endless, unique possibilities. Hooked up to one of these syringe-like contraptions, they say, a home unit is no longer confined to just printing plastic.

The RoVa-Paste 3D Food Printer


The RoVa-Paste 3D Food Printer appears on Kickstarter, where the company, ORD Solutions of Ontario, Canada, hope to raise USD$25,000 to get their production line going. A new and inexpensive 3D food printer has been launched and it could be yours.

Latest report on “Global Industry Study on 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Defence Market by Application, Type, Manufacturers, and Regions, Forecast up to 2021”.

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Plastics Material 2. 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Defence Market in North America (USA, Canada and Mexico).

ProtoCrate Offers Monthly Filament


ProtoCrate’s new service works like this: You select what size of filament you require, 1.75mm or 3.00mm You pay USD$50 per month ProtoCrate delivers a package containing a 1kg spool of filament and other goodies You use the plastic and goodies to make stuff!

Designer Spotlight : Stephen Arsenault

Shapeways Blog

I have worked in ad-tech since arriving in San Francisco in 2012 from Canada. To me, it was just a buzzword for people toiling away over hot extruded plastic. 3D printing is all about pushing boundaries and solving problems.

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2016-2017 will help your students make great design happen

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics (part and mold filling analysis). Javelin Technologies is Canada’s leading 3D technology company for 3D CAD and 3D printing. SOLIDWORKS ® Education Edition 2016-2017 is here! The software includes more value than ever before!

Dremel’s 3D Idea Builder


It is a plastic filament-based device, capable of printing PLA plastic at 0.1mm layer size with its single extruder, like many others currently on the market. Indeed, they’ve announced upcoming availability at Home Depot, Amazon and Canadian Tire (in Canada, obviously).

The State Of Manufacturing Reshoring Today

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Plastic and rubber products, fabricated metal products, computer and electronic products, apparel and textiles, chemicals, and machinery sectors have also brought jobs back to the United States, with each sector accounting for thousands of new positions. By Team Thomas of

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed…

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Plastics/rubber and furniture saw the largest increases in industry ranking. • It also includes data on the nearshoring trend (Canada and Mexico). Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report. Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Momentum. Kildeer, IL.

Best Practices for Medical Device Design

The Solidworks Blog

Once you have your design specifications, you can start a Design Review, Verification and Validation process, similar to the Waterfall Design Process depicted in the graphic below (figure used with permission of Medical Devices Bureau, Health Canada).

PostProcess Announces Expanded Channel Partner Coverage Across North America

Additive Manufacturing

We are excited to partner with PostProcess to offer our customers solutions that will help them get the most out of their plastic and metal additive manufacturing systems for prototyping, tooling, and production.”. Four New Channel Partners Accelerate Growth. . BUFFALO, N.Y.,

Globalization isn’t killing factory jobs. Trade is actually why…

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trading partners such as Mexico and Canada. Instead, America’s 21st century manufacturing sector is dominated by petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, plastics, fabricated metals, machinery, computers and other electronics, motor vehicles and other transportation equipment, and aircraft and aerospace equipment. “Globalization isn’t killing factory jobs. Trade is actually why manufacturing is up 40%.” ” By Daniel Griswold, LA Times.

Opinion: Think nothing is made in America? Output has…

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The crude oil may come from Canada, Saudi Arabia or North Dakota, but it’s refined right here in America. Rounding out the top 10 are iron and steel, animal slaughtering, plastics, organic chemicals and petrochemicals. “Opinion: Think nothing is made in America?

Winners of the Formnext Start-up Challenge 2018 Selected

Additive Manufacturing

The prizes were awarded to the young companies 3DFortify (USA), Aerosint (France), AMendate, Kumovis (both Germany) and Nanogrande (Canada).

Inside 3D Printing Berlin 2015: 3D Printing Takes Off

Additive Manufacturing

Another topic will be new technologies for additive manufacturing with different materials, such as metals, plastics and ceramic, as well as the topic of bionic design. Conference on Additive Manufacturing on 3-4 March in Berlin.

DIMENSIONEXT: International 3D Printed Drone Competition


Already teams have submitted their entries from: Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, UK, & USA.​ Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST.

ASME Foundation and NASA Select Top 8 Finalists

Additive Manufacturing

of Littleton, CO repurposed a screwdriver into a product called the PRAS or Plastic Replacement Astronomical Screwdriver that is small, compact and made of two parts that easily snap together. Plastic Replaceable Astronomical Screwdriver. Canada).

Additive Manufacturing: The State of the Industry

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Meanwhile, Sentrol, a CNC machine tool company in South Korea, is launching a large machine for around $300,000 that is capable of producing parts in plastic, metal, and sand (for casting molds and cores).

U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

Design 2 Part News

Building products, of course, span a wide array of parts, from small metal stampings for door hardware to castings for plumbing components and larger metal and plastic fabrications for structural uses. “It’s and Vanguard Plastics, in Southington, Conn.,

TCT Show 2014 Industry Review & Technology round-up - RepRap Community Hub


Probably one of the worst shots of a Nectar One 3D printer you will see, but with the protective plastic removed it''s quite a fantastic machine. From almost Day 1 Australia & New Zealand and Canada had a sustained number of visitors to my blog. -



One problem is that being only half bearings, any lubrication soon gets carried away by the plastic. This may be an evolutionary dead end, with the move to stepper motors and pinch wheels, but I wanted to try a couple of things that have been on my "to try" list for a long time.

3D Currax high-speed LCD 3D printing with REACT1 technology creates buzz at Rapid + TCT


The pioneering Canada-based firm has developed LCD 3D printing technology that enables improved speeds and more efficient scaling, and it is targeting the plastics manufacturing market. A keynote speech at this year's Rapid + TCT conference has identified 3D Currax Solutions as one of the companies to look out for over the next few years.