Top Features only available in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content for designers, engineers, marketing, and other content creators.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 is a Game Changer with Motion Study Export

Javelin Tech Tips

With the release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize in 2016 DS SOLIDWORKS added an incredibly powerful true to life rendering tool to the Innovation Platform. Turn On the Visualize Add-in. Visualize Command Manager tab. Motion Study has been imported into Visualize.

Create a Photo-realistic Rendering in only 5 Minutes with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Javelin Tech Tips

Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation has recently released a new photo-realistic SOLIDWORKS rendering software called SOLIDWORKS Visualize, which utilizes NVIDIA Iray technology, progressively refining its image through constant feedback…. SOLIDWORKS Visualize start screen.

Make beautiful 3D prints: understanding the layer thickness

Sculpteo

The two schemes bellow are a good help to visualize it: Representation of 3D printed layers on a 10° slope. If you have any question, of course feel free to shoot them. & More Additive manufacturing finishes layer thickness material

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.

This Eyewear Is Set to Change How You See: Yuniku

Materialise

They have to have the right style, right color, and of course, a comfortable fit. The style and fit of your frames determine the angle and size of your lenses and the distance they are set from your eyes, all of which could affect the visual performance of your glasses.

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Create Your Own Black Panther Mask for the Upcoming Premier

Shapeways Blog

Black Panther was a huge force at the box office, and many of the unique visuals that came out of the nation of Wakanda are thanks to 3D printing. Jessy used Do3D’s STL file, and then finished the job with his painting skills. We have to say, the finished product looks amazing.

Top 10 3D Model Databases: The Best Sites to Download 3D Models for 3D Printing

i.materialise

The mix of a modern visual interface, a well-arranged database, and a focus on smart, useful & beautiful designs makes browsing through their website a lot of fun. The problems: the designs are great visually but are not optimized for 3D printing.

Shaping Dutch Design: (in)Somnia Jewelry by Adnohia

Shapeways Blog

In celebration of Dutch Design Week 2017, our Shaping Dutch Design series will once again take a closer look at a few of the dozens of Dutch designers who are part of the Shapeways EXPO this year and, of course, our global maker community all year round.

You Can Clean Up with 3D Views in SOLIDWORKS 2015

The Solidworks Blog

One of the common challenges, however, is to organize all the 3D dimensions, tolerances, surface finishes and so on in a clean and structured way. That being said, of course, 3D Views are visual.

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

Sculpteo

Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Weighing in at about 0,9 g/ cm3, it allowed them to conceive a solution which is both lightweight and visually attractive. Beyond that, Sculpteo’s polyamide material allowed Ao Gitsune various finishing options.

Top 10 3D Model Databases: The Best Sites to Download 3D Models for 3D Printing

i.materialise

The mix of a modern visual interface, a well-arranged database, and a focus on smart, useful & beautiful designs makes browsing through their website a lot of fun. The problems: the designs are great visually but are not optimized for 3D printing.

New Upload & Instant Pricing Page

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A Better Material Selection and Visualization. Our 100+ materials and finishes are now more accessible than ever. Accessible to everyone: Of course this tool stays accessible to everyone. 3D printing your designs has now become as simple as it gets.

This Vintage Car Gets a 3D Printed Upgrade

i.materialise

Read the story of Chris James Champeau, a director, editor and visual effects virtuoso, who created a beautiful hood ornament for his father-in-law and fell in love with 3D printing.

How 3D Printing in Multiple Colors Works

i.materialise

Our Multicolor material is perfect for visual models that need more than just one color. The colored glue can of course print in more than four colors. After the Printing: the Finishing Process. That’s what we call our ‘matte’ finish.

How to Get the Perfect Transparent Resin 3D Print

i.materialise

The 3D-printed models resulting from the 3D printing process will be hard, strong and transparent of course. The freedom of design is limited, so it’s a very good option for visual models. Transparent resin can be finished in different colors.

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

Sculpteo

Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Weighing in at about 0,9 g/ cm3, it allowed them to conceive a solution which is both lightweight and visually attractive. Beyond that, Sculpteo’s polyamide material allowed Ao Gitsune various finishing options.

Material Workshop at Inside 3D Printing Santa Clara

Sculpteo

We’ll also examine the course of moving from original concept via virtual blueprint (CAD or animation modeling software) to finished product along with all the pre-preparation and post processing steps required to make a quality printed piece.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019: Focused on Improving Your Productivity

The Solidworks Blog

Of course, we’ve added some amazing new functionality, in fact way too many to include in this blog. This new exporter, available in SOLIDWORKS Premium and Professional, enables users to export their CAD files directly to AR and VR applications to virtually explore their models and share these visualizations with customer or key stakeholders.

Designer Spotlight: The Moiré Magic of Lynne MacLachlan

Shapeways Blog

Though she relies on Shapeways for prototyping and production, Lynne does not maintain a Shapeways shop since she finishes and packages her work at her studio in Glasgow. It means I can concentrate on making tangible pieces with the visual delight I aim for. You’re finishing up a Ph.D.

3D Printing Meets Japanese Samurai Culture: Developing the Concept of Raijin and Fujin Kabuto

i.materialise

When I found an image that inspired me either visually or conceptually, I began to narrow down the ideas. This gave the tomoe element another layer of visual interest as the viewer goes back and forth between seeing the triskelion and the tomoe pattern.

Custom Medieval Inspired Armor: Soveriegn Armor from Lumecluster

Shapeways Blog

Of course “. Putting on the mask of the finish custom armor. Earlier this year Melissa Ng of Lumecluster made the Dreamer Regalia Armor for actress and cosplay extraordinaire Felicia Day.

Top 10 3D Model Databases: The Best Sites to Download 3D Models for 3D Printing

i.materialise

The mix of a modern visual interface, a well-arranged database, and a focus on smart, useful & beautiful designs makes browsing through their website a lot of fun. The problems: the designs are great visually but are not optimized for 3D printing.

Solidity Check 2.0

Sculpteo

On this page, you’re able to set up all the parameters for your 3D prints from the size to the materials and finishes, and you’ll also be able to access our verification tools. Of course, this tool is dynamic.

The 3D Print Dossier & FinalProof

Sculpteo

Typically an SLS layer is 100 microns thick but that can be reduced to 60 microns on the 3D viewing page on Sculpteo (and it can even polished for a finish similar to injection molding). The dossier offers you all types of information from pricing, legal information, and of course, a high definition render. For example, if you’re creating an object with an embossing or engraving, FinalProof will provide you with a visual as to whether or not those details will be visible.

Drawingless or Paperless?

The Solidworks Blog

When asked about the challenges towards SOLIDWORKS MBD, several customers listed: “ Costs of implementing hardware (workstations for 3D visualization) at the shop floor.” So, of course, we can print out our designs for different jobs if needed.

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Afinia H480 Review – Get Results Without Worrying About Technology

3D Printing for Beginners

You can run a print preview that tells you how long your print will take to complete but it does not visualize how and where the supports are placed. I quickly grew tired of this since it requires you to add a raft to your 3D models that you need to remove once the print has finished.

Tips for 3D printing your Cosplay

Shapeways Blog

At what point in the character’s story do you visualize him or her, and is that important regarding how you construct things? It is pertinent to be well versed in how the clothes move and function in order to create both a visually rich and practical 3D printed cosplay.

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Making the Mold: The Technology of Rapid Prototyping

3D Printing Hub

During the course of product development, you will often need to produce a prototype whether for reliability testing of the product, or for an exhibit or proof of concept presentation. Optional cleaning and finishing of the surface of the model can be done. Customers can specific their desired color of the products, and even whether the surface finish should be matte or glossy. In the field of product development, speed is the key.

Choosing Between PLA and ABS: Which one is better?

3D Printing Hub

Of course, you can’t just let food go bad and get lactic acid from it. Acrylonitrile provides chemical and thermal stability, butadiene provides toughness and impact strength, and styrene gives the finished product a smooth and glossy finish.

Material for artists: 3D printing wood, chalk, and eventually metal with bronze

Tridimake

A gorgeous dual material and well polished bronze ring by foehnsturm Important materials for artists Still today, the visual quality of 3D printed objects is far from perfect. First, let me make it clear first: this is of course NOT metal 3D printing!

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10 Best Glues for Glass

3D Printing Hub

While it looks great and enhances the visual appeal of most crafts, it is also incredibly fragile and heavy. This entry is more of a play on versatility, as the Cyanoacrylate Glue from GlueMasters can work across a huge range of materials: wood, ceramics, plastic, rubber, and of course, glass.

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SME RAPID 2015-Day 3 Highlights and Notables

Additive Manufacturing

And of course, the AMazing team is on the ground at RAPID. The front end was then finished and painted. SCICON is showcasing a simulated charging station to demonstrate the company’s ability to produce short run production of fully finished, assembled urethane products.

11 Tips for Passing the Part 107 Test

3D Printing Hub

If you have some cash to spare, then you can take a paid training course that can cost as much as $500. Some people retain information better by reading long texts, and some people are more visual – meaning instructional videos will probably work for them better. Some questions require you to consult charts and maps, and you are allowed to bring a visual aid (such as a magnifying glass) to allow you to inspect the figures in higher detail.

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3D Printed Solar System: A Rotating Mini Planetarium

Shapeways Blog

For those of you who haven’t finished your gift shopping yet, be sure to check out some of the gift ideas we’ll be sharing this week focused on “fun and games.” Another week is starting, and that means we’re that much closer to the holidays.

How a Shapie Took Over New York Fashion Week 2017

Shapeways Blog

During my time at RISD, I loved taking interdisciplinary courses (e.g., I researched Asian masculinity through history and culture in both East Asia and the West to combine it with my personal experience and visually manifest it into a collection.

Watching the Universe Grow With James Kincaid, Winner of the Valve Design Contest

Shapeways Blog

So of course, they have the biggest community of entrepreneurs, artists, and engineers out there.” Everything, of course, includes video games.

How to Get Your First 3D Model: 3D File Creation for Beginners

i.materialise

A visual 3D model for a computer game often only has paper-thin walls, meaning you can see the walls or exterior facade of the model, but these walls won’t actually have a physical thickness. A 3D model is the virtual input that a 3D printer needs to print an object.

What’s New in SolidWorks 2015: Chapter 3 – SolidWorks Fundamentals

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

Welcome to week 2, which of course means chapter 3. This method provides a less cluttered visualization of specific problem areas of a surface. The finished section view. This week we learn that SolidWorks 2015 is the year of progress!

5 Best VR Headsets for PC

3D Printing Hub

The device was launched in early-2016 and after enduring a somewhat rocky start, it has become fairly mainstream, with the headset being sold on a number of different websites including Amazon, Game, and of course, Oculus. Virtual reality is here.

6 Best Wifi Thermostats of 2019

3D Printing Hub

The app’s visual style is identical but features more options. Its puck shape adds a futuristic look while four varieties of finish ensure it will fit in with its surroundings. The T9 has seen a major visual upgrade from older Honeywell models.

Best Large 3D Printers of 2018

3D Printing Hub

It’s one of those 3D printers that you can leave running all night and rely on to finish projects by the time you wake up in the morning. It’s sturdy and looks absolutely gorgeous with that all-black finish. But the MakerGear M2 isn’t just about appearances, of course.

Behind the Product: Glass Vase Mold

Shapeways Blog

The whole process is pretty finicky; I broke a bunch of glass trying to get it right, but eventually it started working and we finished a small batch of glass pieces. I want to work a lot bigger of course but I’m not sure the next thing will look like this.

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