Tue.Apr 07, 2020

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 7, 2020 Update


Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an. View the entire article via our website.

Unity acquires Artomatix to enable AI-assisted 3D design

3D Printing Industry

Unity Technologies, the Danish-American video game software development company behind the Unity engine, has announced the acquisition of Artomatix, an Irish-based software company using AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows.

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Cellink and Viscient’s Projects Will Aid Pandemic Research


The novel COVID-19 outbreak has altered the world at its core, transforming the foundation of most companies as economies begin to shut down to avoid a healthcare system collapse. The post. View the entire article via our website.

University of Washington research explores the effects of powder reuse on 3D printed metal part quality

3D Printing Industry

A new study by researchers from the University of Washington investigates the effects of powder reuse on 3D printed part quality. The paper, published in the journal Materialia, is primarily concerned with the powder bed fusion of Ti6Al4V – commercially-available grade 5 Titanium alloy.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

Spanish Leitat1 Field Respirator Performs Initial Tests in ICU


Previously mentioned in our coverage of emergency medical supplies was the Leitat1 bag valve mask (BVM). The emergency respirator, which features 3D-printed components and was developed by a. View the entire article via our website.

Digital Metal triples speed of DM P2500 3D printer with software upgrade

3D Printing Industry

Digital Metal, a Swedish binder jetting metal 3D printer manufacturer, has launched a new software upgrade for its DM P2500 3D printer.

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PolyJet 3D Printing's Role in the World of Silicone Molding

Modern Tech

For many decades, mold making and casting were the go-to methods to produce realistic prototypes of smaller plastic goods. Often referred to as Room Temperature Vulcanization (RTV) or silicone molding, this is the process of producing a master part and making a flexible mold off that master.

New Software Upgrade Triples 3D Printing Speed for Digital Metal’s DM P2500


Back in 2017, metal 3D printing company Digital Metal, founded in 2012 and later acquired by metal powder production leader the Höganäs Group, announced the commercial availability of its. View the entire article via our website.

What’s the Difference between SOLIDWORKS Macros, Add-Ins and Executables?

Javelin Tech Tips

When working within SOLIDWORKS, there are a lot of processes that can become repetitive and take quite a long time to complete and most of us see if there’s a way to streamline the process and reduce time. Lucky for us, there are three ways that this can be done with: SOLIDWORKS Macros.

Aston University Researchers Review Current Approaches in 3D Printing Solid Oral Dosage Forms


UK researchers from Aston University are studying impacts on the pharmaceutical industry, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Current formulation approaches in design and development. View the entire article via our website.

How to Design Parts Using CNC Machines?

3E Rapid Prototyping

For most people, the knowledge about manufacturing and prototyping technologies of today consists mostly of what they learn in school or what they stumble upon on the internet.

Climate Disrupted: Jevons Paradox


In this series so far, we’ve discussed the many ways that additive manufacturing (AM) can fit into our already climate-disrupted world, as well as the many obstacles yet to be. The post Climate. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed Stopgap Face Mask


3D Systems has worked with engineers and clinicians at the Veterans Health Administration to develop an emergency stopgap face mask.

Get the Help and Practice you need to Pass the SOLIDWORKS CSWP Exam

Javelin Tech Tips

We have recently released a new SOLIDWORKS CSWP Exam Preparation Live Online Workshop to help SOLIDWORKS users gain the knowledge and practice to pass the exam, learn more about the new workshop below: CSWP Exam Preparation. Who is the CSWP Exam Prep Workshop for?

A 3D Printed Brain Could Make it Easier to Find Cancer Treatments

3D Printing Progress

Glioblastoma is the deadliest form of brain tumor—less than 10 percent of people who are diagnosed with it will survive more than five years.

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Materialise Develops 3D Printed Oxygen PEEP Mask to Address Shortage of Ventilators

Additive Manufacturing

Solution brought to hospitals quickly and in full compliance with safety regulations. Leuven (Belgium) – April 6, 2020. In the fight against the coronavirus crisis, hospitals are in dire need of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID 19 patients.

Two Videos For COVID-19 3D Printer Helpers To Watch


Tuning a 3D print for maximum speed [Source: CNC Kitchen]. I know many readers are. Read the whole entry. » » video

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A Further Look: 3D Printing In Italy During The Pandemic


A 3ntr 3D printer making parts to modify diving masks for use as emergency respirators [Image: 3ntr via Facebook]. Read the whole entry. » » interview corporate

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The Tall Modix Big-120Z 3D Printer


The Modix 120Z tall-format 3D printer [Source: Modix]. Modix announced a new and. Read the whole entry. » » printer

The Secret Factory Hidden Amongst Us Has No Brain


There is a factory hidden amongst us [Source: Fabbaloo]. I’ve been doing some. Read the whole entry. » » ideas


Book of the Week: The Pushing Points Topology Workbook


A wireframe mesh figure design [Source: Amazon]. This week’s selection is “The. Read the whole entry. » » book