Pratt Fine Arts + Shapeways Create a Groundbreaking Jewelry-Making Course

Shapeways Blog

Sometimes, a 3D printed design requires additional post-processing steps like stone settings or patinas. 3D design and hand-finishing jewelry require two very different skill sets that are rarely taught together — until now.

Introducing Our New Polyamide Finish: Satin

i.materialise

We’re happy to announce the launch of a new finish for Polyamide (SLS): Satin ! Polyamide is also our most versatile material for 3D printing regarding colors and finishes: we have up to seven finishes available on our website, including our new satin finish. Dyed finish.

SUNY-ESF Offers Online Course on UV 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

The State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry – SUNY-ESF – already offers an entire suite of online classes on energy curing technologies and has now expanded the Radiation Curing Program to include a new course called “Basics of UV Curable 3D Printing”.

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New eLearning Course Gets Users Up to Speed in 3D Printing

The Solidworks Blog

When we set out to create the Certified Additive Manufacturing Associate (CSWA-AM) learning and exam, our goal was to develop a short learning course that would cover the very basic topics of mainstream and consumer-level 3D printing. Machine types and processes.

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The ultimate finish: From 3D printed to final product look

Sculpteo

For that reason, we decided to analyse the time taken by the whole process starting from different printing resolutions. The process. The whole process for ABS took ~31 minutes.

13 Days of Free Velvet Finish for the Easter Season!

i.materialise

If not, you should try it out with polyamide while were offering free velvet finish! Whether it be colorful eggs, bunnies or chicks, a velvet finish can add a smooth furry texture to your 3D print. 8 color choices for free velvet finish.

3D Printing in Metal Workshop: Take a Peek at Our Speaker Lineup

3DPrint.com

Learn the 3D printing in metal process from start to finish in our new online course, an overview of additive manufacturing in. 3D Printing Education Metal 3D Printing 3d printing class 3d printing classes 3d printing course 3d printing courses 3d printing in metal 3d printing workshop Dr. Arif Sirinterlikci Dr. Gary Halada Tim RuffnerWhat’s stopping you from pursuing your 3D printing in metal endeavors?

Introducing Our Material Finishes #98 and #99: Red Gold Plated Brass & Black Color Plated Brass

i.materialise

More and more materials, finishes, and color options are coming to i.materialise lately: we’re proud to announce that as of today consumers can choose from 99 material options on our platform. Besides our existing yellow gold plated option, we now offer a new red gold plated finish.

‘Impossible Objects’ Become Possible with New 3D Process

Design 2 Part News

But when he sought to learn more about the process, he was disappointed. In 2009, Swartz began developing what he calls CBAM—a composite-based additive manufacturing process unlike anything else in the industry. By Katelyn DaMour, Manufacturing Engineering.

New Video: How to 3D Print a Guitar by Olaf Diegel

3D Printer

If you’ve seen Olaf Diegel’s cool guitars made by 3D Printing but wondered how exactly it works, the design engineer who has wowed the music world has just released a video that shows all the steps involved in his process.

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RepRap: Blog: New Extruder Design

RepRap Blog

I have (finally) finished my 1.75mm filament extruder design for RepRap. Machined parts can take higher temperatures, of course. Rather coincidentally I am currently in the process of fitting my Wade extruder with a NEMA-17 motor on my huxley x-bar carriage. RepRap: Blog.

PolyJet 3D Printing Webinar: Rapid Prototyping Advances with Inkjet-based Printing

Stratasys

Join Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s Application Engineer Mychal Anderson to learn about the best process controls, post-processing methods, design considerations and tips we’ve learned over the years working almost a decade with PolyJet technologies.

OSU Researchers Discuss Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing and New Sustainable Development Methodology

Additive Manufacturing

Researchers at Oregon State University ( OSU ) have developed a new “sustainable development methodology” to help designers and engineers evaluate product and process sustainability factors during the design process.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. That’s the case of Brian Wise, a 3D printing beginner who successfully finished his first 3D-printed project, from sketch to painted 3D model. The process was rather long, though fairly straightforward.

Exclusive with Hugo da Silva, VP of Additive Manufacturing, Royal DSM

Additive Manufacturing

DSM as a large material science company has deep knowledge in applications, material specification, process technologies and certification, and has been active in 3d printing for more than 30 years.

Top Four 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze

i.materialise

Our gold comes with a high gloss finish, and you have the option to choose between 14 and 18 karats. Besides those options, we also offer three different color finishes for gold : yellow, white, or red gold. This technique is the least aggressive process for silver items.

Which is better, 3D printing or injection molding?

Leslie's Blog

Some of the most popular articles featured on MakePartsFast involve 3D printing and injection molding; should you use one versus another, when and how do you move from one process to the other; and best design practices and tips when working with both 3D printing and injection.

My 3D model has been uploaded – now what?

i.materialise

Of course, modeling for a 3D print job can be confusing. A finished 3D model can be uploaded to i.materialise. Rather, it involves an entire process of file checking, planning, printing, cleaning, finishing, quality checking, packing, and shipping your products.

Wohlers Associates Identifies Design as a Critical Factor in AM Economics and Adoption

Additive Manufacturing

Companies with both metal and polymer AM services reported that more than 26% of a part’s cost is from post-processing, as shown in the accompanying chart. The second is a Design at Elevation DfAM course in Frisco, Colorado on September 11-13, 2019.

I Need Help! How to Have the Most Positive Experience with Tech Support

The Solidworks Blog

I just need to finish this project! No, we can’t diagnose why your kid won’t finish their pizza or why Chrome eats so much RAM… but for anything SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, PDM, etc. – Why is this happening to me?!

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It’s Easier Than Ever to Make Injection Molded Toys

3E Rapid Prototyping

While printers are great for turning ideas into physical items in a short space of time, the surface finish of a 3D printed model pales in comparison to an injection molded one. For a long time, making toys in an amateur capacity was a difficult thing to do.

Top Four 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze

i.materialise

Our gold comes with a high gloss finish, and you have the option to choose between 14 and 18 karat. Besides those options, we also offer three different color finishes: yellow, white, or red gold. This technique is the least aggressive process for silver items.

3D Printing is about Growing Creative Brains

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

While I am not an expert on creativity, I am a student of the brain and the creative process. I just finished the one I will be telling you about today and am in the middle of another that I will mention at the end of this post.

Learn 3D CAD the easy way with this Kickstarter: 20+ Hours of Meshmixer online training by HoneyPoint3D

Shapeways Blog

From the basics of how it’s done to how anyone can create amazing designs themselves, we want to educate as many as possible on how to get started in the 3D printing process. All in an effort to help people with their 3D models from concept to finished product.

SOLIDWORKS at the SCCA Run-offs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Race Day

The Solidworks Blog

An SCCA National Championship is at stake and Team JBS has a good shot at a podium finish. Our race is 19 laps long, and we race on the Formula 1 road course built in 2008, which uses the front straight of the Indy track and a bit between turns 1 & 2.

Bethesda 3D-Printed Doom’s BFG

3D Printer

In fact, the project itself was so massive that the company had to split the model into more than 70 pieces for the printing process, which ended up lasting over 1000 hours, with many of the pieces taking almost an entire a month to print.

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Aluminum CNC Machine: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

3E Rapid Prototyping

Aluminum also offers specific advantages that simplify and improve the process of CNC machining. As well as being receptive to paints and tints, aluminum can be treated with anodization, a surface finishing procedure that thickens the protective and oxidized outer layer of the part.

3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

3D Printing Review

Of course, the destruction of something so vast could only be achieved by a perfect storm of exacerbating factors — but one of the largest was the Germanic unrest. Museums, of course, have some of these swords: greatly dilapidated, in many cases, but valuable artefacts of the time.

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How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. That’s the case of Brian Wise, a 3D printing beginner who successfully finished his first 3D-printed project, from sketch to painted 3D model. The process was rather long, though fairly straightforward.

New Additive Manufacturing Associate Certification available from DS SolidWorks

Javelin Tech Tips

Machine types and processes. Post printing finishing. Preparation for the exam is available as either a hands-on training class or an online video based course: Javelin’s Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Hands-on Essentials Class — is a unique one day interactive training course to help you become an Additive Manufacturing Technology Expert, so you can: Print your 3D designs with confidence.

Aluminium CNC Machining: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

3E Rapid Prototyping

Aluminum also offers specific advantages that simplify and improve the process of CNC machining. As well as being receptive to paints and tints, aluminum can be treated with anodization, a surface finishing procedure that thickens the protective and oxidized outer layer of the part.

Formlabs’ new 3D printer uses a Blu-ray laser to cut objects out of resin

3D Printing Review

Whereas most 3D printers mold filament layer by layer, building from the ground up to produce a plastic object, the Form 2 operates on a different 3D-printing process called stereolithography that uses an ultraviolet laser to harden layers of sticky resin until the object is fully built.

How SOLIDWORKS Turned Ernesto Mosqueda’s Life Around

The Solidworks Blog

Ernesto’s first experience with 3D design started when he was working as a self-employed designer for food processing equipment. Although he began to struggle using the software, his interest in the program propelled him to look up training courses on SolidProfessor.

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6 Incredible Materials You Can 3D Print in Now

Shapeways Blog

Since launching in 2007, we’ve added over a dozen different materials and finishes. We use a multi-jet process, printing and curing each layer one at a time to create high-definition designs that are perfect for model trains, miniature figures, and other small objects.

Red Bull Soapbox Team Uses SOLIDWORKS to Quench its Need for Speed

The Solidworks Blog

Well, add in some crazy obstacles, like jumps, stairs, and bowl turns, to the course you’re trying to barrel down at break-neck speed and things can get interesting. Their crafts would nose dive violently, breaking wheels and frames in the process,” says Willems. “So

MakerBot’s Thingiverse 3D printing library is getting a print-on-demand button

3D Printing Review

It’s easier to get actual objects from an online market like Shapeways, which lets designers make their projects on high-end 3D printers and sell finished items to customers. But in time, it could make the process simpler and more foolproof.

Stereo Summer: 10% Transparent Resin Discount

i.materialise

Simply use this discount code during your checkout process. valid on all Transparent Resin finishes . The material is strong, hard, stiff, water resistant by nature, and of course, transparent. Our Stereo Summer continuous with another great deal!