Damin Keenan’s Chicago Commuter Railroad Trains and Steeplecabs

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Damin Keenan lives near Chicago, and “that is why so many of my designs are Chicago-based,” he says. Damin has designed trains from the CTA , Metra , and its predecessor along the Milwaukee Road. How long does it take you to design one of the 3D printed models?

Chicago Leads in 3-D Manufacturing Tech

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By Eddie Arruza, Chicago Tonight. However, new technologies, especially 3-D printing, are what some say will transform American industry and Chicago is getting on board. Arruza : Among the Chicago products being produced by Carvey are eyeglasses, office supplies, and toys and games.

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Chicago Man 3D Prints First Ever Plastic Record Cutterhead on a MakerBot Replicator 2


3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed record 3d printed record player cutterhead makerbot replicator 2 record cutterhead record player Todd Mariana The music world has been embracing advancements in 3D printing for quite a while now.

3D Printing Industry Expert Interview: Danny Jackson Levy


Danny Jackson Levy is a cross-functional design engineer, providing turnkey solutions using additive manufacturing hardware and design methodologies. 3D Design 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3d printing chicago Fisher Unitech interviewHe has special interests direct digital. View the entire article via our website.

Branch Technology Announces Winners of Freeform Home Design Challenge


Last July, Chattanooga startup Branch Technology launched a competition challenging participants to use the company’s patented Cellular Fabrication technology to design a 3D printed. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d design competition 3d printed architecture 3d printed buildings 3d printed houses 3d printed housing branch technology Cellular Fabrication Technology city college of new york Freeform Home Design Challenge spiru haret university WATG Chicago

Interview with Zach Kaplan of Corazon Capital, mHUB and Inventables


3D Design 3D Software Business Exclusive Interviews Science & Technology 3d carving board of directors chicago entrepreneurs innovation interviews inventables investors maker community maker movement mHUB venture capital Zach KaplanThis is a short inteview with the Founder and CEO of Inventables, Zach Kaplan. It goes into the thoughts on digital manufacturing as well as the maker movement. View the entire article via our website.

New Autodesk Business Solutions Portfolio for Additive & Subtractive Manufacturing Unveiled at IMTS


3DPrint.com was on the scene this week as the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) delivered with over 2,400 exhibitors, all gathered in Chicago September 12-17. To say that you would. View the entire article via our website.

Semiconductor ‘Solder’ to Usher in a New Wave of 3D Printed Electronics


A research effort led by Dmitri Talapin, a chemistry professor at the University of Chicago, has demonstrated how semiconductors could be soldered – and even 3D printed — and still deliver the proper electronic performance. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed electronics 3d printed semiconductors additive manufacturing Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory chemical solder for 3d printed electronics Dmitri Talapin science University of Chicago

Shedd Aquarium: Hiss Majesty Has Growing Collection of 3D Printed Prosthetics for Missing Leg, Thanks to Design Team & Vets


3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed animal prosthetic 3D printed animal prosthetics 3D printed lizard prosthetic 3D printed prosthetic for Hiss Majesty 3d printed prosthetic leg 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed silicone animal prosthetic chicago Shedd AquariumWhenever someone asks exactly what it is 3D printing is doing that’s so important, I’m torn between which examples to share first. With impacts occurring in so many sectors, from the space industry.

3D Printed “Rock Print” Seems Like Magic, but it’s Really Science


3D Design 3D Printing 3d architectural design 3d architectural material 3d printing architecture Chicago Architecture Biennial concrete eth zurich Gramazio Kohler Research Misapor mit MIT self-assembly lab Rock PrintArchitecture is generally a pretty permanent thing. Sure, nothing is truly permanent, but a structure built from concrete, metal and other heavy-duty materials is obviously built to last. So when you. View the entire article via our website.

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Throwing Mother Nature a Curveball with 3D Printed Thistles


3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed artificial flowers 3d printed flowers 3d printing nature Chicago Botanic Garden Harold Washington Library Center Maker Lab Pitcher’s thistleThe Pitcher’s thistle is a spiky, noxious looking plant distributed along the sandy shores of the Great Lakes, and while it may not be the most lovely plant, it is a critical resource to... View the entire article via our website.

Designer Spotlight: Daren Strange – East Tower Design

Shapeways Blog

Daren Strange is the designer behind East Tower Design , a Shapeways Shop that boasts some beautifully designed architectural models and cityscapes from around the world. Los Angeles, California by East Tower Design. How do you decide which monuments to design?

3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2018


Europac 3D and Addition Design and Research are showing. 3D Printed Art 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3D Software Business Science & Technology 3d printing art 3d printing business news 3d printing events 3d printing pen 3d printing service bureau 3D printing video 3doodler 3doodler art AD&R Addition Design AMFG Augmented Polymer Deposition automation chicago CONMED Create+ EuroPac 3D formlabs Formlabs Roadshow Grace Du Prez industrial 3d printing Industry 4.0

3D Printing Jobs and Career Moves Update, FATHOM, nScrypt, HP, BIOLIFE4D and Apollo Robotics

3D Printing Industry

Businesses can also post positions where 3D modeling, mechanical design, software development, and sales specialists are in demand. Searching for 3D printing jobs, or looking for experts in 3D printing? 3D Printing Industry’s 3D Printing Job Board provides job seekers with the latest job postings in additive manufacturing. The following details the latest 3D printing […].

Humaneyes Technologies Announces Release of Vuze Camera & Two New Partnerships


3D Software Virtual Reality 2017 CES Innovation Awards augmented reality CES 2017 Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award ENTiTi HumanEyes Technologies virtual reality VisiSonics VR Studio software Vuze camera WakingAppThose who attend CES each year expect to be blown away with far more than just your basic electronics as the biggest names—and many, many innovators from around the world—exhibit the latest in. View the entire article via our website.

Designer Spotlight: Robert Krawczyk

Shapeways Blog

This week, in honor of the Back to School season, we are highlighting one of many professor/designer talents, Robert Krawczyk. His shop began as an exploration of a mobius ribbon which translated beautifully as bangles, and has a few other fun designs to check out! Designer Spotlight

Stratasys Brings Full-Color Digital Dental Impressions to Life

Additive Manufacturing

The J720 Dental 3D Printer is designed to change the game – allowing levels of speed, productivity and realism the market has never seen. Visit Stratasys at LMT Lab Day Chicago from February 22 – 23 at Booth A9 – and see the power of 3D printed realism in action.

Parallel Goods Designs for the Desktop with 3D Printable Office Goods

3D Printing Industry

Meet Parallel Goods, a Chicago-based design company started by Joe Carpita and Craig Stover, who believe that good design and 3D printing go hand-in-hand. 3D Printing 3DP Services Business Consumers Design DIY Projects NewsBy Tyler Koslow.

Designer Spotlight: Gabriel Prero

Shapeways Blog

My name is Gabriel Prero, and I’m an Industrial Designer based in Chicago. And I design cufflinks. What’s the story behind your designs? As a designer, I’m a stickler for detail, and am particularly technical. How did you learn how to design in 3D?

Fisher Unitech to Host 3D Printing Workshops Throughout the Midwest


Our hopes are to educate participants to the value 3D printing adds to the design and manufacturing industries and encourage discussion about specific questions attendees may have. 3D Printing Chicago Events FDM Indianapolis Midwest News PolyJet St.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Announces Conference Location

Additive Manufacturing

City of Chicago to host March 2017 conference. 6, 2016 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced that its 29 th annual users group conference will be located in Chicago, Illinois, from March 19 – 23, 2017. Hilton Chicago. Chicago, Illinois USA.

Prodways Announces Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem


At Lab Day 2020 in Chicago, Prodways has announced the development of its Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem, meant to cover all aspects of the design and production of clear aligners.

Trusted Customer Looking For Engineer Help!


Talkaphone, a trusted customer of Fisher Unitech, is on the lookout for a talented and skilled Product Design Engineer to help them out in Chicago. With over 75 years of experience creating communication solutions, Talkaphone designs attractive, robust, reliable products, focuses on continuous technology advancement, and pledges a total commitment to customer and partner success. Fully design and implement verification tests per product specifications and written test plans.

CATI Design Innovation Summit Update

CATI Tech Notes

There is still time to register for our Design Innovation Summit events in Milwaukee, WI and Hoffman Estates, IL. Andrew Lowe from DiMonte Group will be delivering the presentation "Surfaces and Splines: The Fundamentals of Modeling for Consumer Product Design". .

Q&A: Nick Florek, CEO, General Lattice and helping to kick start 3D printed, mass customization

3D Printing Industry

General Lattice is a 3D design software startup headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Currently less than one year old, the company is focused on a niche part of design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). Design Alex Rhoades Carbon General Lattice Hoist Liftruck Mfg Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Lawrence University Marek Moffett Nick Florek Peter Winslow Steelcase

The Inside Track for Transport Designers

3D Perspectives

Why don’t we design an experience that would beat cars? asks Bruce Mau, co-founder of Massive Change Network, a Chicago design studio. Curitiba, in southern Brazil, for example, applied designs used in metros to buses in the 1970s, to create bus rapid transit (BRT).

Kids Using CAD & 3D Printers to Test Turbine Design Solutions

3D Printing Industry

Held every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, the International Manufacturing Technology Show is the largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States. … The original post Kids Using CAD & 3D Printers to Test Turbine Design Solutions appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Andrew Wheeler.

Designer Spotlight: Gabriel Prero

Shapeways Blog

This week’s Designer Spotlight is with Gabriel Prero, who runs CuffJunk , his Shapeways shop, where you can purchase an assortment of awesome and unique cufflinks. I was born and raised, and am raising a family in Chicago. I’m an Industrial Designer for Home Products International, where I design home storage, organization, and garment care solutions. What’s the story behind your designs? How did you learn how to design in 3D?

3D Systems Corporation Displays Emerging Technology at IMTS 2012

Advanced Design Concepts

The event will be held from September 10 – 15, and the 3D Systems display can be found in the Emerging Technology Center at McCormick Place in Chicago. The corporation’s CAD design and 3D printing tools to both middle and high school students from the Chicago area. We hope that you will also share our excitement in new technology, and encourage those in the Greater Chicago Area to visit the 3D Systems Corp.

DriveWorks Responsive Design with DWFormContainerWidth [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

This year, I had the pleasure of experiencing DriveWorks World (in Chicago). Responsive design with a DriveWorks Form. You can have your form adjust to fit the screen rather than having to design different forms or have a mobile site for smaller screens.

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3D Systems Redefines Digital Dentistry and Enables Enhanced Patient Care

Additive Manufacturing

Integration with industry-leading scanning and design software enables highly precise dental solutions. NextDent™ SG is designed for printing Surgical Guides for implant surgery which can be sterilized and used immediately after production without compromising structural integrity.

Biggest Manufacturing Event in North America – 1 minute read


IMTS in Chicago is about ten weeks away; I might have promised to buy you a drink in one of my videos, so make sure you reach out and get your name on that list. Design and Manufacturing Autodesk Fusion Production IMTS Manufacturing PowerMILLHave you booked your hotel yet? What?!?!

3D Print Your Own Custom-Fitted Rollerblades


Chicago-based Instructables user and maker Patrick S, who goes by the username Mizchief100 (we’ll refer to him as “Mizchief” henceforward), decided to combine his passion for rollerblading with his 3D design and printing know-how....

Global Packaging Leader Berlin Packaging Uses EnvisionTEC For Prototyping


Berlin Packaging,a global leader in packaging solutions for food and beverage, home care, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals is developing innovative designs at Studio 111. The Chicago based Studio 111. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Sponsored 3d print packaging 3d printed packaging prototypes Envisiontec EnvisionTEC 3D printer glass packaging

SOLIDWORKS 2015 Is Here - Attend Our Design Innovation Summit

CATI Tech Notes

Join CATI at our 4th annual Design Innovation Summit and be the first to see SOLIDWORKS 2015. The CATI Design Innovation Summit is an interactive learning experience focused on helping you design and make better products. Oak Brook, IL (Chicago Area).

CATI Tech Notes: How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker.

CATI Tech Notes

Phil on SWUGN Summit - Chicago. Design Validation. How to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker – Part 1. This month we are going to begin a deep dive into the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker. Select Design Checker Files in the pull down menu. CATI Tech Notes. Archives.

CATI Tech Notes: SOLIDWORKS Design Insight Plot: Locations of.

CATI Tech Notes

Phil on SWUGN Summit - Chicago. Design Validation. SOLIDWORKS Design Insight Plot: Locations of Max Loading.   One of these plots is the Design Intent plot and sometimes known as a “load path” plot.  CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

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The 3D Printed Pixel Collider Is One Thing While Being Another


Sebastian Morales Prado is a mechanical engineer in Chicago who, as he says, works to merge science and art. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d design 3D Pixel Collider 3D printed optical illusion instructables Processing 2.2.1 A graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Morales now works for SmarterShade Inc. and... View the entire article via our website. r2d2 robots Sebastian Morales Prado

CATI Tech Notes: Design Plastic Parts More Efficiently and.

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Phil on SWUGN Summit - Chicago. Design Validation. Design Plastic Parts More Efficiently and Accurately With SOLIDWORKS Plastics. In a matter of minutes you can test your designs for possible flaws and defects, eliminating rework of expensive molds and reducing costs. 

MGX Boutique’s Designer Patrick Jouin’s Work on Display at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


Be sure to stop by the Stedelijk Museum to see the One_Shot.MGX stool and the Solid C2 chair by Patrick Jouin on display next to other forward-thinking designs in the “ Superbox. Design Acquisitions. For more award winning 3d printed designs, pay a visit to the.MGX Boutique.

Ora Cufflinks: A story of design and collaboration

Shapeways Blog

One of the great things about being a part of the Shapeways community (in our humble opinion) is the amount of talented designers you are able to connect with. What we love the most about this product is that it really showcases each designer individually. tips on working with other designers. I was doing a Crew presentation for the School of Design at the University of Illinois Chicago, and was sent a sample pack of various Shapeways models.

New Home of Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

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The DMDI Institute will address the life cycle of digital data interchanged through design, engineering and manufacturing. President Obama announced yesterday the selection of an Illinois consortium led by UI Labs, a nonprofit research and development group led by the University of Illinois, to lead the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDI).

CATI Tech Notes: Optimize the Design of Plastic Parts and Injection.

CATI Tech Notes

Phil on SWUGN Summit - Chicago. Design Validation. Optimize the Design of Plastic Parts and Injection Molds With SolidWorks Plastic Simulation Software. SolidWorks Plastics Premium gives anyone who designs or builds injection molds an accurate, easy-to-use way to optimize them.