Mon.Apr 06, 2020

Safety Recomendations for 3D-Printed COVID-19 Medical Devices, Part One

One of the most important issues that we’ve repeatedly stressed in relation to the 3D printing community’s efforts to fulfill the need for medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic is. The post. View the entire article via our website.

ZMorph raises $1.2 million in funding ahead of new 3D printer launch

3D Printing Industry

ZMorph, the Polish manufacturer responsible for the ZMorph VX multitool 3D printer, has announced it has raised PLN 5 million ($1.2 million) in funding as part of a recent financing round.

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Spaghetti Detective: Open Source AI Software Detects Prints Gone Wrong

Desktop 3D printer users are quite familiar with the mishaps of some print job going wrong and extruders spilling material all over their machine while they’re out at the store. The post Spaghetti. View the entire article via our website.

Andaltec to develop antibacterial filaments for medical implants and surgical tools

3D Printing Industry

Andaltec, a Spanish research centre focused on plastics, has announced that it will be developing a new set of active polymers for use in the 3D printing of medical devices. The project, named PoliM3D, will see the characterization of new antibacterial and analgesic filaments for FDM 3D printers.

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.

3D Printed Haversian Bone: Biomimicking for Cell Regeneration

Chinese researchers continue to take on the challenge of bone regeneration in tissue engineering, sharing their findings in the recently released ‘3D printing of Haversian bone—mimicking scaffolds. View the entire article via our website.

Pattern Driven Component Alignment Options in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS 2020 , when you use a Pattern Driven Component Pattern with a Hole Wizard feature as its driving feature, you can align the pattern distances to the hole axis for each hole.

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Managing Files When Out of Office

Modern Tech

Today, with the right setup, working away from the office can be very effective. In a previous article, we showed you how to set up your SOLIDWORKS license if you need to access it remotely.

Sciperio Partnering with Multiple Research Companies to Make Human Blood On Demand for Military

Funded by the US Defense Health Program, 4-Dimensional Bioprinting, Biofabrication, and Biomanufacturing (4D Bio3) is a collaboration between the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. View the entire article via our website.

Pharmaceutics special issue details the 3D printing of drug delivery devices

3D Printing Industry

The design freedom granted by additive manufacturing allows designers and engineers to tailor a product to better meet its application’s needs. In the field of pharmaceuticals, the sizes and geometries of drug delivery devices such as tablets can be modified to control their release and dosage profiles. This enables personalized medication for individual patients, mitigating […].

Singapore: 3D Printing Helps Reduce Noise Pollution with MMP Panels

Researchers from Singapore are working to decrease noise pollution with the help of 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing of Polymeric Multi-Layer. View the entire article via our website.

BiologIC Technologies using Stratasys J826 3D printer to create ‘Desktop PC of Biology’

3D Printing Industry

BiologIC Technologies, a UK-based biotechnology firm, is using Stratasys 3D printing to create a ‘desktop PC’ of life sciences and biology. Specifically, the firm is leveraging Stratasys’ full-color, multi-material J826 3D printer in its mission to advance the field of synthetic biology. The BiologIC team is currently developing a digital bio-processing unit, described as a […]. Case Studies BiologIC BiologIC Technologies Colin Barker J826 Nick Rollings Stratasys

ORNL Scientists Make Fake Fish with 3D Printing and Sensors to Research Environmental Impact of Hydropower Dams

Hydropower – electricity generated with the energy of moving water – is the largest source of utility-scale energy storage and renewable energy in the US, making up 6% of the. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Square Robot: Designing Tough Robots that Go Where No Human Can

The Solidworks Blog

As one can imagine, in a business where corrosion or integrity flaws must be snuffed out very early, timing is incredibly important.

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 6, 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. View the entire article via our website.

CRP continues to support Energica as MotoE World Cup rescheduled

3D Printing Industry

Italian electric motorbike manufacturer Energica will once again be providing its Ego Corsa motorcycles and technical support for the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup competition in 2020. Originally set to begin on 26 March 2020, the event organizers have been forced to reschedule the race calendar in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Replacement dates are […]. Automotive CRP Technology Energica FIM Enel MotoE World Cup Franco Cevolini MotoE World Cup

3D Printing Metamaterials, Part One

One of the most fascinating innovations achieved with 3D printing is naked to the human eye. That’s because it involves changing the physical properties of an object through changes in. The post. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed Sensors Could Make Breath Tests for Diabetes Possible

3D Printing Progress

The production of highly sensitive sensors is a complex process: it requires many different steps and the almost dust-free environment of special cleanrooms. A research team has now developed a procedure to produce extremely sensitive and energy-efficient sensors using 3D printing

3D Printing Ceramics: Quality Assurance Needs in Serial Production

Raether and J. Vogt discuss potential compliance issues as ceramic manufacturing becomes more widespread, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘From Prototyping to Serial Production –. View the entire article via our website.

Essentium Makes 3D Printed Face Mask with Reusable Frame

Additive Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2020 – Essentium, Inc. , led by the company’s COVID-19 Response Strategy Team, has been investigating how to best mobilize its resources and significant IP in materials and additive manufacturing production to aid in the fight against COVID-19.

Optimization of Parameters & Properties with FDM 3D Printed 17-4PH Stainless Steel

International researchers have teamed up to improve the results of fused filament fabrication (FFF), releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Optimization of the 3D Printing Parameters for. View the entire article via our website.

Formnext: High Registration Figures – A Positive Sign for the Entire Industry

Additive Manufacturing

As the world attempts to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen restrictions imposed on public life including a large-scale move toward working from home or, where this is not possible, shift work, as well as numerous cancellations of events.

3D Printed Monolithic Device Acts as Trap to Isolate Cancer Cells

International researchers have recently developed a method for capturing blood cells to isolate tumors, using a novel liquid biopsy device that functions as a 3D printed cell trap. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed cancer diagnostic device 3D Printed Monolithic Device

The Rise Of Sustainability In 3D Printing


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University of Hong Kong: Sterilization & Infection Rates in 3D Printed Models & Guides Used Intra-operatively

Hong Kong researchers explore the use of 3D printed medical models but advance in a more unique direction with concerns over infection. Detailing their findings in the recently published ‘A. View the entire article via our website.

Formnext Looks Ahead To A Bright 2020 Event


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Additive World Announces Design Challenge 2020 Winners


A design for a laser welding head, winner of the professional category for Design Challenge 2020 [Source: Additive World]. Read the whole entry. » » event

The Advantage Of The Phrozen Sonic XL 4K 3D Printer


The Phrozen Sonic XL 4K [Source: Phrozen]. I’m looking at the new Phrozen Sonic XL. Read the whole entry. » » printer

Design of the Week: Puzzle Cell Complex


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