University of Illinois Engineering Team Win Excavator Cab of the Future 3D Design Contest

A student engineering team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has submitted the winning design for an aesthetically pleasing and fully-functional 3D printed excavator cab. View the entire article via our website.

Illinois Students Target Developing Nations with 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Which Learns Users’ Movements

3D Design 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed prosthesis 3d printed prosthetic hand equador prosthetic hands university of illinois Here we go again! Another story about a 3D printed prosthetic hand. It seems as though every few days there is another interesting new 3D printed prosthesis coming about; whether it is a 3D... View the entire article via our website.

Austrian researchers release free automated design software to produce 3D printable cranial implants

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Researchers from the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) and the Medical University of Graz in Austria, have devised an automated system for cranial implant (or cranioplasty) design.

Middle Schoolers Impress, Showing off Complex Winning Designs in 3D Printing Contest at Illinois Public Library

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printers in libraries 3D Printing Challenge 3d printing contest 3d printing in libraries 3D printing library program chicago Glen Ellyn Public Library student 3D printing competitionLearning and competing are two elements you will find go together in nearly every culture, and especially the educational arena. It’s also a natural part of the artistic process as well, as when an. View the entire article via our website.

Student Engineering Team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wins Excavator Cab of the Future Design Contest

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IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest construction show in Western Hemisphere will feature the first use of 3-D printed steel in an excavator designed by engineering students. A video of the winning design submitted by the UIUC can be seen here.

3D Printed Gloves for Wheelchair Racing Introduce Student to Making

Arielle Rausin, a junior in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is enrolled in the Digital Making course with Dr. Vishal Sachdev. 3D Design 3D Printing beckman institute business school custom racing gloves digital making digital making class racing gloves student project university of illinois University of Illinois Urbana Champaign visualization laboratory wheelchair racing wheelchair racing gloves

Urbana-Champaign origami worms fused by 3D printing

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Scientists at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have once again turned to nature and designed a “bio-inspired” crawling robot by combining 3D printing technology with origami, electronics and the physics of the natural world. Research Amy Wissa locomotion origami robot the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Researchers Use 3D Printed End Plates and Paper Origami Mechanisms to Create Flexible, Inching Robots

A team of students and professors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been working on innovative research that illustrates how they used bio-inspired design and origami. View the entire article via our website.

STEM Divas Gets Young Girls Interested in 3D Printing and Other Technology

3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3d printing education feminism girls education Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University STEM Outreach Pettee Guerrero STEM Divas STEM education STEM OutreachThere’s been a lot of debate on how to get young girls more involved in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum. There’s some controversy about the practice of. View the entire article via our website.

“Father of 3D Printing” Honored with Washington Award by Western Society of Engineers

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Mr. Hull is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D printing design-to-manufacturing solutions, and the inventor of the first commercial 3D printing technology, called Stereolithography. Charles Hull recognized in celebration of Engineers Week.

NIU Engineering Student 3D Prints e-NABLE Prosthetic for Young Violinist Born Without Her Right Hand

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High School Student 3D Prints Incredible Hand Cranked Ferris Wheel

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed ferris wheel 3d printed student design projects 3d printed toys 3d printing in school corben white ferris wheel illinois student 3d printing thingiverseWith all of the schools out there that currently have made 3D printers available to their students and faculty, there are bound to be all sorts of interesting stories surrounding the use of this... View the entire article via our website.

Additive manufacturing research review: defects, DfAM, post-processing and CLIP

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Design for Additive Manfuacturing (DfAM) training is explored at ETH Zürich. Rankin Julian Ferchow Lloyd Hackel Manyalibo "Libo" Matthews Manyalibo Matthews Mirko Meboldt National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST Sameh Tawfick University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Wayne E. Carbon‘s Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) 3D printed parts are put to the test.

3D Printed Excavator Still Heavily in Development; ORNL to 3D Print a Cab at 2017 Tradeshow

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3D Printed “Tact” Prosthetic Hand Takes Functionality to a New Level

3D Design 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed prosthetic hand github instructables makerbot replicator 2x myoelectric hand Patrick Slade shapeways Tact University of Illinois Urbana ChampaignThe 3D printing and maker community has demonstrated over and over again just how capable it is of making the world a better place and improving the quality of life of its inhabitants in... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed Models Aid in Sex Education for Visually Impaired Students

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Designer Spotlight: Robert Krawczyk

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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

Patent issued for 3D printable ‘Modular Assembly Shelter Kits’

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The US Patent and Trademark Office has recently issued two individuals from Illinois a patent for their novel design of a new 3D printable Modular Assembly Shelter (MASh) kit.

Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked. In order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. View the entire article via our website.

Designer Spotlight: Gabriel Prero

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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?

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

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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

3D Platform introduces open market extrusion tools & training materials for 3D printing

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Illinois-based large-scale 3D printer manufacturer 3D Platform has introduced new extruder technology and materials, developed in partnership with French 3D printing reseller Delta 3D Print and Canadian 3D printer component manufacturer Dyze Design. Materials 3d platform Delta 3D Print Dyze Design End of Arm Tooling EOAT

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

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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.

3D Platform and NIU EIGERlab Join Forces to Advance Additive Manufacturing Education

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Based in Roscoe, Illinois, 3D Platform is the manufacturer of the industrial strength large format 3D printer, the 3DP1000. Education Featured News 3D Platform 3DP1000 EIGERlab Mark Huebner NIU EIGERlab Center for Product Northern Illinois University

Thank You Readers, Supporters and Advertisers! You are AMazing!

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So, where ever in the world you may be; whether you are working on a finite element analysis, buying new additive manufacturing equipment, picking out support material from a delicate build or designing the next big thing-Thank You! University of Illinois ?University EDITOR’S NOTE.

Designer Spotlight: Gabriel Prero

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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’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? There are two distinct parts of me that I think merge very well in the design world.

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).

3D Platform pits large scale 3D printing against traditional manufacturing

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Large-scale 3D printer manufacturer 3D Platform, headquartered in Illinois, has demonstrated great potential to save on tooling costs against traditional machining. In a further case study, with San Francisco service bureau Titanic Design, the company’s hardware has also been put to the test, creating a life-size replica turbofan of a Boeing 737. Applications 3d platform CNC machinery Jonathan Schroeder Titanic Design Tom Price tooling WorkSeries

Field Ready responds to displaced populations with 3D printing

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Field Ready, a non-profit organization based in Illinois, enables rapid manufacturing for humanitarian purposes all over the world. Similar to the 3D printed rescue drone designed for humanitarian-aid, Field Ready’s various projects have combined experiences and technical skills of its aid workers to tackle the logistical challenges of disaster-stricken countries.

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

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

The Winner of this 3D Printed Plinko Game Gets the Most Candy & Extra Credit, Too!

Corben White was an architectural drafter before he began teaching 3rd year Industrial Technology at both Shelbyville and Windsor High Schools in Illinois. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed games corben white plinko the price is rightWhen teaching his students CAD lessons, he focuses on practical problems in fun and innovative ways... View the entire article via our website.

3D Platform Brings Industry New Standards through SurePrint Servo Technology

And it appears Roscoe, Illinois-based 3D Platform, previously known as 3DP Unlimited, has. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Platform 3dp unlimited SurePrint ServoIn the 3D printing industry we constantly hear two words that customers are seeking: quality and speed. View the entire article via our website.

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions debut DMP Factory 500 metal 3D printing system

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Following a recent strategic partnership, 3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions, a division of Switzerland-based manufacturing company Georg Fischer, have unveiled the DMP Factory 500, an industrial, automated metal 3D printing system at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, Illinois.

DIMENSIONEXT: The Winners Of The Stratasys Design Competition.


The Winners Of The Stratasys Design Competition 2014. The Winners Of The Stratasys Design Competition 2014. The entries were evaluated for their creativity, the mechanical soundness of the designs, and how realistically achievable the final product would be. Pages. SECTOR NEWS.

Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. …

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Design, Engineering, and Innovation: How U.S. design, engineering, and manufacturing is innovation. From the first spark of a product design concept to a process adaptation that solves a manufacturing problem, innovation takes many forms.

Ora Cufflinks: A story of design and collaboration

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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.

3D Printed Land, Sea, & Air Vehicles Land at Fabtech

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Alongside a BAAM machine itself, Cincinnati Incorporated will be showcasing a full-sized Shelby Cobra, a scaled fighter aircraft, a kayak, and a Printed Utility Vehicle at this year’s Fabtech 2015, taking place in Chicago, Illinois, from November 9th to the 12th.… 3D Displays 3D Printers 3D Printing 3DP Applications Aerospace Automotive Design Events Industrial Marine News ProductionBy Tyler Koslow.

Traditional Motifs Made Modern By Professor Krawczyk

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Inspired by Art Deco, the design movement of the early twentieth century, and with a certain pictographic, ideogram-like quality, the 3D printed artworks of Robert J. By Shane Taylor.

Help The Open Sourced DLP 3D Printer called Project Pam on Indiegogo?

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A team of engineering students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale need help completing their fully open sourced DLP 3D printer for their senior design project, so they have turned to the crowdfunding community on Indiegogo to help them out. By Scott J Grunewald.

3D Platform Launches 3DP Workbench, Large-Format Printer-Workshop Hybrid

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Formerly known as 3DP Unlimited, the Illinois-based 3D Platform has just announced their newest large-scale 3D printer, the 3DP Workbench. By Tyler Koslow.

How the Military and Army Are Implementing 3D Printing

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Last September, the US Marine Corps Systems Command used 3D printing to create a prototype concrete barrack at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Champaign, Illinois. Products and Design militaryAs the usage of 3D printing becomes increasingly mainstream, more and more industries are beginning to integrate it into their processes.

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JOB DESCRIPTION Your daily responsibilities include initial design, development and maintenance of production prints while communicating with various external and internal customers. REQUIREMENTS SolidWorks, proficient CSWA Certification, a strong plus Minimum 2 years drafting/detailing experience Previous design/detailing within automotive or RV industries, a plus Sheetmetal design experience Good written and communication skills CONTACT Arlene Johnson Sr.

3D Printed Antenna Knowledge Base

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Lewis , the Hans Thurnauer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and director of the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory at Illinois. “To They recently published that they also use 3d printers to make some designs.