Design Rules for AM

Wohlers Talk

Little by little, companies are learning that it can be very different to design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). Just as important are design rules and guidelines to reduce trial ‘n error among engineers and designers.

How to Design Environmentally Friendly Products

3D Innovations

Consumers are driving change and pushing companies to design environmentally friendly products. While poor packaging design, toxic materials, and disposable products can have a significantly negative ecological impact, the opposite is also true. Design for disposal or reuse.

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Climate Disrupted: Optimizing Designs for Better Efficiency

3DPrint.com

If industrialized society is determined to maintain its industrial activities, its engineers will need to completely rethink how parts are designed in order to improve energy efficiency.

Coding for 3D Part 2: Generative Design

3DPrint.com

This is a quick excerpt that is talking about what we will be focusing on within this coding series: generative design. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D Software Science & Technology 3D objects coding design process designers Generative design iterative design simplicity simulationsWe want to define our direction before we plung into the deep ocean of coding. View the entire article via our website.

6 Planet-Friendly 3D-Printed Designs

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From 3D printing products used for eco-friendly purposes to designs comprised of recycled materials, here are six designs created with environmental impacts in mind. James Novak designed this 3D-printed concept bike to fit his proportions perfectly. What are your design plans?

Understanding Plastic Part Design

The Solidworks Blog

Plastic parts are now commonplace in consumer product design, and for good reason. For the engineering and design team at URB-E, it was a no brainier to utilize plastic components for the fenders and battery hub in order to ramp up its production.

SF Design Week // FATHOM Designer

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FATHOM Industrial Designer Ava DeCapri is up for any design challenge, having worked on various projects spanning industries from consumer electronics to automotive to medical. blog DeCapri design Design Week engineering san francisco SF Tech

Design in the Age of Experience: Design for Life

The Solidworks Blog

Engineers and designers tasked with the design and build of new products must always focus on how a proposed product would solve a particular problem. Taking that thought a few steps further: How do today’s designers create a sustainable, resilient world for future generations?

3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

3D Innovations

3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints. One of the primary advantages of 3D printing is that you can break traditional manufacturing barriers with your product design.

Design metamorphosis

3D Perspectives

The posture of design has changed. With the world around us being “artificial” (as we have examined in our two recent posts “ Re-generating our world ” and “ Engaging our world with Re-generative design ,” art and design must now contribute to our re-foundation, our re-generation.

Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read

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And, with enough practice, you can model just about anything you want, as long as you know what the best design will look like. To make you even more comfortable: Generative Design is super easy to use, AND it does not care if you dont know what the best design should look like.

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3D Printing for Product Design

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Not just because the freedom of design it enables is limitless, but because it’s a good way to test out our ideas and designs in the real world. This is especially useful for product designers like Elia Furgiuele. His favorite 3D design software is Creo Parametric. “It’s

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Additive Flow Goes Adds Additive Awareness to Generative Design

3DPrint.com

A new startup has emerged from stealth mode promising a software capable of aiding designers in enhancing their parts for additive manufacturing (AM) in ways that go beyond generative design.

How to Design Parts for CNC Machining by Adam Bender

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Design for Game of Thrones with North Design Works

The Solidworks Blog

At North Design Works there is never really a normal day at the office. Previous extremes of project randomness include designing sports bras, automotive research in waste heat recovery, architectural staircases and all manner of sports equipment, from soccer to equestrian.

Revolutionary Fashion Designers who use 3D Printing in their Designs

3DPrint.com

Many designers are turning into 3D printing to produce less waste and save more energy in comparison to conventional techniques. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed clothing 3d printing fashion fashion designerThe fashion industry is changing into an eco-friendly environment. View the entire article via our website.

Coding for 3D Part 5: Parametric Design

3DPrint.com

This is an article focused on my choice of learning parametric design through this series. The post Coding for 3D Part 5: Parametric Design appeared first on 3DPrint.com | The Voice of 3D Printing. 3D Design 3D Printing Editorials / Opinions Education Science & Technology 3d design 3d printing constraints design thinking ingenuity innovation parametric design prototyping

Design Patents and Utility Patents for Startups

3D Innovations

For the purpose of this piece, patents — particularly design patents and utility patents — will be the focus of the conversation. There are three types of patents: utility, design and plant patents. Exploring Design Patents and Utility Patents.

3D Printable Hinges Design Tutorial

DIY 3D Printing

Angus published this great tutorial on how to design and 3D print movable hinges. cool things to 3d print design how to tutorialYou can find the files from the tutorial here: https://gumroad.com/l/HFUjr.

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2020 Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Winners Announced Virtually

3DPrint.com

This week, during the 8th Additive World Conference in Eindhoven, the winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020 were announced virtually by Ultimaker’s.

How to Design Parts Using CNC Machines?

3E Rapid Prototyping

And how can you use them to design various parts? Let’s explore the process of designing parts with CNC machining and the decisions you will need to make below. That will depend not only on the design itself but also on the material that you end up choosing for your project.

Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How do you empower engineers to design the best products possible? Research from Tech-Clarity’s Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers research report finds that design engineers lack confidence in design decisions 28% of the time.

A Human-Centered Design Approach

3D Innovations

Famed design firm, IDEO, first coined the term, “Human-Centered Design” and have been using this approach to design many recognizable products, such as: the first computer mouse for Apple in 1980 and the Palm Pilot in 1998. The Six Phases of a Human-Centered Design Approach.

Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

The Solidworks Blog

Albert Hernandez’s design for Ben’s motorcycle costume. But there are still weekly meetings to go over the final design of Ben’s motorcycle and what kinds of supplies will be needed to create the bike. Abhishek Bali’s hand drawn designs.

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Pioneer New Paths In Architectural Design

3D Perspectives

Hospitals and laboratories, for example, demand extraordinarily high levels of coordination between architectural design and MEP engineering teams to balance a multitude of air, water, and technology systems. Today’s computational solutions allow complexity in design.

Meet the Minds at the Center for Advanced Design

The Solidworks Blog

Later in the Town Hall, Gian Paolo Bassi introduced Marc McCauley and Jesse Hahne, the founders of the Center for Advanced Design – Product Development. Marc and Jesse are no strangers to digital design. Not all of their designs focus on motorsports.

Unlocking the Business Value of Design

3D Perspectives

“We all know examples of bad product and service design. We also all know iconic designs, such as the Swiss Army Knife, the humble Google home page, or the Disneyland visitor experience. So starts a recent report from McKinsey called “ The Business Value of Design.”

Improving Product Design with 3D Sculptor

The Solidworks Blog

More and more mechanical and electrical engineers are being called upon to develop the look and feel along with the actual design of products. Designers typically want to make several models quickly in the concept phase of design to get a clearer idea of what a manager or customer wants.

3D Printing Design Tips from Professional Designers

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Designing for 3D printing is not always an easy task. While creativity has no limits when you’ve mastered the right 3D design software , optimizing 3D designs for 3D printing can be tricky for beginners. How does their 3D design process look like?

Intelligent 3D Curtain Wall Design

3D Perspectives

Tweet: Intelligent 3D Curtain Wall Design | @Desktop_Eng @3DSAEC #3DEXPERIENCE [link]. In other words, engineers push the envelope in design, making things bigger or lighter until they fail and then seeking out what went wrong. Façade Design for Fabrication Industry Solution Experience.

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New design strategies to inspire sustainable living

3D Perspectives

Design is ultimately the art of the possible. As Etienne Souriau says: Design “is a state of mind seeking to harmonize human environment.” It also offers broad human-centered methods for bottom-up, participative design collaborations. Instead, design can resolve the conflict.

Patent Trending: Cambridge Design Partnership Blazing Trail in Product Design with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

You may not know about Cambridge Design Partnership yet. But with the help of SOLIDWORKS they are breaking new ground in product design, with a list of patents to prove it. Here’s a quick guide to one of the UK’s most progressive product design specialists.

HP’s Partner Network Teams Up to Battle COVID-19 with Simple Designs & 3D Printed Innovations

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3d design files adaptor collaboration coronavirus covid-19 digital manufacturing face mask hp hp 3d printing HP Multi Jet Fusion MJF pandemic partnerships RespiratorNormally, this is the time of year when we’re fielding a constant flood of press releases, firming up travel plans, and starting to set interview schedules for the annual 3D. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Take Our Summer 3D Printing Design Courses and Enter Our Design Contest!

3DPrint.com

Our summer courses are just a couple of months away and we are excited that attendees of our Advanced Design for 3D Printing crash course get to have their design entered into our design. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d modeling courses 3d printing classes 3d printing courses Advanced Design for 3D Printing beginner cokreeate courses design contest SelfCAD

Perspectives on sustainable design, part 1

3D Perspectives

Design in the Age of Experience 2019 (April 8-14) is about open its doors. This year’s event promises an in-depth exploration of sustainable innovation and role materials play in design. Digital technologies like the design application CATIA are key to his innovative design methodology.

Designing Human Experiences, Not Just Products

3D Perspectives

That design can be a whole lot more than a point of attraction for today’s consumers. 3D design allows us to imagine shapes of pasta never seen before” Paolo Zazzi from @Barilla speaks about innovation and personalization. What an exciting day at Design Week in Milan!

Design in the Age of Experience, day 1: focus on materials in sustainable design

3D Perspectives

We are thrilled to share that our third Design in the Age of Experience is underway in Milan! For those not able to be at our event that is held alongside Milan Design Week , we are pleased to share a daily recap with you. The overall theme of the event is Design for Life.

The Dawn of the Mechatronics Product Designs

The Solidworks Blog

Product performance and capabilities are evolving exponentially, design and technologies are becoming more challenging, and market/business pressure are constantly mounting. Having purpose-built collaborative tools is critical to tackling today’s complex designs.

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MIT Software for Drone Design

DIY 3D Printing

MITCSAIL developed an interactive system for computational design, optimization, and fabrication of multicopters. The computational approach allows non-experts to design, explore, and evaluate a wide range of different multicopters Project paper in PDF: [link] Hopefully this software will be open sourced one day. 3d printed robot design drone MIT quadcopter software

Generative design, inspired by the living world

3D Perspectives

Generative design has moved into a new phase. CATIA Generative Design already uses automated shape design in modeling industrial components, drawing on pre-defined parameters that meet mechanical requirements and fit smoothly with other components.

Design of the Week: Puzzle Cell Complex

Fabbaloo

» designThe Puzzle Cell Complex [Source: Nervous System]. This week’s selection is the. Read the whole entry. »

How 3D Design Opens Up Innovation

The Solidworks Blog

A new era of product design innovation is upon us. This year, at SOLIDWORKS World, I’ve been speaking with designers and engineers who have been creating, iterating and producing on additive platforms instead of injection molding.

Design of the Week: OpenAstroTracker

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» designThe OpenAstroTracker [Source: Thingiverse]. This week’s selection is the. Read the whole entry. »