Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

However, the trial-and-error method currently available to create such parts with limited materials is not suited for components that would need to survive the harsh environment of space. By Paul A.

How to design 3d printable parts that don't need supports

DIY 3D Printing

Angus from Maker's Muse YouTube channel has created another great tutotrial on how to design parts that don't need supports. cad how to support material tutorial

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Know Your Materials: Agilus30

Modern Tech

Agilus3 is a superior rubber-like PolyJet photopolymer family ideal for advanced design verification and rapid prototyping. 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology Know Your Materials

Dassault Systèmes and Granta Design Partner to Deliver Materials Knowledge

Additive Manufacturing

3DEXPERIENCE platform to integrate with GRANTA MI for materials information management. Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform will integrate with Granta Design’s GRANTA MI system for materials information management, improving productivity and collaboration.

Know Your Materials: Antero 800NA

Modern Tech

It combines FDM’s design freedom and ease of use with the excellent strength, toughness and wear-resistant properties of PEKK material. 3D Printing Materials FDM Technology Know Your MaterialsAntero 800NA is a PEKK-based FDM thermoplastic.

Pushing the Materials Boundaries with CES Selector 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2019 , the industry-standard software tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. Image courtesy of Granta Design. Pre-screen materials before simulation.

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #3 – ABS+ from Trideus

3D Printing for Beginners

In this third post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series, we are going to have a look at a very special kind of ABS: ABS+ from Trideus. If you have ever printed with ABS before, you’ll certainly know that ABS can be a tricky material to work with. Materials

At Every Unique Voxel a Unique Design and Material Best Suited for That Point and Application.

3DPrint.com

3D Printing gradient materials hod lipson voxel voxelf voxelfabbingA voxel is a 3D pixel. A unit of 3D dimensional space, a voxel can be a virtually demarcated space in a 3D file or it could be somewhere on a physical object. Voxels can be assigned values relating. View the entire article via our website.

Shapeways Releases Its New Porcelain Material to All 3D Designers

3DPrint.com

The types of materials available for 3D printing continue to expand at an amazing rate. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print porcelain 3d printed porcelain porcelain porcelain 3d printing material shapeways shapeways material shapeways porcelainGlass is the latest development to get everyone excited, as researchers continue to work on printing glass. View the entire article via our website.

MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

Additive Manufacturing

In its two-dimensional form, graphene is thought to be the strongest of all known materials. But researchers until now have had a hard time translating that two-dimensional strength into useful three-dimensional materials. By David L. Chandler | MIT News.

Our Best Material Finish Ever

Shapeways Blog

Today, Shapeways is proud to debut our newest and highest quality nylon material offering: our new Premium Strong & Flexible nylon plastic. We’re excited to introduce this upscale finish to our Strong & Flexible nylon, our most popular and versatile material.

Material advances in metal 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. This year, it was materials. Such a design, though, weakens the core of the drill, which makes it unstable.

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

i.materialise

In this blog post, we will have a closer look at the four best and most popular materials for jewelry designers. Once again, this is not a gold-plated item, but your entire design will be made in 14 or 18 karats solid gold. Other 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry.

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

Leslie's Blog

The more you know about available materials, the easier it will be to get the final build results you seek. The key to a thriving 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) industry will be materials. And users continue to question the high costs of some materials.

Design for AM in Montreal

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is a key to unlocking the power of AM. To justify the use of AM for production applications, a well-advised company will perform an analysis on the cost to manufacture the design, both conventionally and by AM.

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GRANTA MI™ Version 12 – Materials-Enabling the Digital Twin

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 12 , the latest release of its industry-leading materials information management software. To be meaningful, the Digital Twin must accurately represent the materials from which the product is made. Source: Granta Design.

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i.materialise’s 3D Printed “Wood Challenge” — Contestants Design Objects With New Wood Material

3D Printing Review

At the beginning of June, i.materialise announced it was hosting a competition, the Wood Challenge, to showcase its newest 3D printing material and the technology that has been developed to provide yet another option for 3D designers.

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.

Simulation Software and 3D Microstructure Skeletons Could Automate Materials Design

3DPrint.com

The innovative researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have been focused on topology optimization for 3D printing for quite some time, which makes the 3D design. View the entire article via our website.

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.

DIY 3D Printing: Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties

DIY 3D Printing

3D design and printing software. Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties. Here is very useful chart, a sort of periodic table of 3d printing materials with their abbreviations, full names, extrusion temperatures and speed. DIY 3D Printing.

How Speedo Took a Big Lead in Swim Gear Design with Multi-material 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Using a Stratasys 3D Printer for design verification during the product development cycle means that many more design iterations are feasible, weeding out mistakes and creating better designed products.

4 Ways 3D Printing is Bringing Sustainable Materials to Construction

3E Rapid Prototyping

However, taking construction to the next level isn’t solely about improving the hardware but also the input materials. Although 3D printing decreases the level of waste, it also provides opportunities in novel, new materials.

Introducing Our Coolest Material Yet – Moon Dust!

Shapeways Blog

Now, Shapeways is incredibly thrilled to announce that we’ve added the most innovative material to our portfolio yet – moon dust. Moon dust surprisingly shares many of the same properties as the nylon powder we use in our SLS printers, so the design guidelines are the same.

Materials for Extreme 3D Printing, Talk by Walter Voit

DIY 3D Printing

Here is a great talk at Google about more advanced 3d printing materials and their properties. Talk description: Adaptive 3D Technologies makes the toughest - and softest - 3D printed polymers on the market by creating custom materials specifically designed to be 3D printed.

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3D Printing Designer Creates Flexible Meso-Material Out of Rigid Filament

3DPrint.com

When it comes to 3D printing, there are many large scale 3D printers capable of printing in a multitude of different materials. These materials range from extremely flexible, to very sturdy and stiff. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed mesomaterial Cemal Çetinkaya designers FLEX 1 FLEX 2 meso-material mesomaterial my mini factory myminifactory

Material can change shape with 4D Printing

Sculpteo

Programmable materials are able to change shape without complex stimulation. 4D Printing project is a part of their Programmable Material field of research. ” Just like 3D Printing, 4D Printing work as a combination between Software + Material + Printer.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

The Solidworks Blog

bill of material (BOM) accuracy. Finally, easy to set up macros allow engineers the ability to reuse design data, pulling in both schematic symbols and BOM info. Design SOLIDWORKS Electrical bill of materials BOM drawing tools engineering documentation

Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

3D Printing Review

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process. Current multimaterial 3D printers are limited to three materials at one time and start at around $150,000.

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics

Shapeways Blog

But what is this material , versatile enough to use to make anything from iPhone cases to parts for remote controlled quadcopters to bikini bottoms ? Shapeways engineers will make an educated guess,” Roolz says, but the designer knows best how to orient their designs in the 3D printer.

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Steel

Shapeways Blog

In future Materials Explainers, we’ll talk about how we use 3D printing for cast metals and 3D printed aluminum. First, powdered 420 Stainless Steel gets sintered together with glue, layer by layer, in the shape of your 3D design.

PriO Concept Fuses Biodegradable Materials, 3D Printing & Appliance Design

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printed appliances 3d printed single use juice cups biodegradable biodegradeable 3d printing Czech Republic Eco-cup PriO Kristina Liaskovskaia PriO “I use to work in a juice bar and we use to make Juice out of oranges, apples, carrot ect. it was made by placing the fruit and vegetables into an industrial juicer and... View the entire article via our website.

Shaping Dutch Design: TriToy

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.

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Disney Makes Connector Design Automatic

DIY 3D Printing

Disney Research developed the software to automatically designs 3d printable connectors. Then, AutoConnect creates several alternative designs that users can choose from for 3D printing. The design of the connector is created by combining two holders, one for each object.

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Importance of Design for AM

Wohlers Talk

Lasertech, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company in northern Sweden, asked me to design something that showcased metal AM, so I chose a small still. I designed the barrels of the still to measure 117 x 58 mm (4.6 The exact angle can vary depending on the material being used.

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Researchers Create Stunning 3D Printed, Programmable, Bio-Inspired Architectural Materials

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3d architectural design 3d architectural material 3d printing materials Achim Menges architectural structures nature Biological systems often have the ability to adapt to their environments.

MIT’s New Software Makes Multi-Material 3D Printing Easy

3D Printer

The latest software being developed by MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to be the “Photoshop for 3D materials” by making the entire 3D printing process more accessible to the public.

LSS Presents: Modular Material Processing Solution

Additive Manufacturing

05 June 2018 – LSS now offers a new, well thought out solution for powder handling when feeding laser sinter machines: the Modular Material Processing Solution ( MMPS ). The modules feature a compact design and easy cleanability.

Intricate Italian Fashion Pieces Designed and Produced in Hours With Stratasys Color Multi-material 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

3D printed in VeroClear and VeroMagenta simultaneously, and combining rigid and soft materials, the shoes fully utilize the power of Stratasys’ Connex3 triple-jetting technology. Creating realistic wearables with advanced 3D printing materials.

3D printing with flexible materials – FlexPLA tests

Algorithmic Art

I’ve already written about the sustainability of 3D printing with biodegradable materials like PLA or 3D printing with wood, but there is a huge amount of articles based on the eco-friendly 3D printing materials researches.

Fashion Designer Babette Sperling Uses WillowFlex Filament to 3D Print Secret Messages in Natural Materials

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed braille 3D printed clothing 3d printed fashion 3d printed fashion design Babette Sperling biodegradable biodegradable 3d printing filament biodegradable filament BioInspiration compostable 3d printer filament WillowFlex3D printed fashion has been a hot topic in the last couple of years, and there’s no denying that it’s really cool. I’ve seen one 3D printed fashion show in person, and have watched.

3D Printing the House That Fixes Itself: DARPA's Exploration of "Living Materials" for Construction Offers Incredible Potential

3DPrint.com

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Material Monday: Multicolor

Materialise

On this Material Monday we want to focus on Multicolor, a wonderful 3D printing material that offers users the possibility to print in full color. Learn more about this 3D printing material. A great aspect of this technique is that it allows a lot of freedom in design.