Wed.Jul 11, 2018

Nature inspired 3D printing: Introducing Biomimicry


Biomimicry might seem like a strange word, but the prin […]. The post Nature inspired 3D printing: Introducing Biomimicry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Virtual Foundry: desktop 3D metal printing, today

3D Printing Industry

The Virtual Foundry, llc. is first to market with an inexpensive system for desktop 3D metal printing. The strategy leverages existing 3D printers and existing metal processing equipment to dramatically reduce the cost of metal 3D printing. The idea is simple, Filamet™ the core product patented by The Virtual Foundry, makes any existing 3D printer […]. Materials Bradley Woods Filamet The Virtual Foundry virtual foundry

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Sandia National Laboratories at the Forefront of Material Science Evaluation for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

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Sandia National Laboratories recently announced a team of engineers and scientists has designed and built a high-throughput six-sided robotic work cell to speed up qualification and testing of additively manufactured parts.

FIT Additive Manufacturing Group teams up to save the reefs

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Boston Ceramics, a member of the FIT Additive Manufacturing Group, has released an update of its work for an initiative using 3D printing to help save the world’s coral reefs. Building upon several years research into the behavior and breeding of coral by international non-profit organization SECORE International, Boston Ceramics is helping to provide objects […].

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.

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Jointly Accelerate Additive Manufacturing Processes and Standards

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Oerlikon AM and Lufthansa Technik will jointly establish replicable additive manufacturing (AM) processes and standards for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) applications. The objective is to guarantee robust and repeatable processes on multiple machines in multiple locations.

BattleBots team use Desktop Metal Studio System to build winning combat robot

3D Printing Industry

The popular American television series, BattleBots, pits teams of skilled engineers from all over the world against one another in a dynamic robot combat tournament. Within this tournament, Boston-based competitors, Team SawBlaze, which consists of MIT engineering students and graduates, used metal 3D printing to efficiently create components for their battle-winning robot. With help from […].

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3D Systems completes first ever UNESCO restoration with roarsome 3D printed dragons

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The Great Pagoda at Kew, on the outskirts of London in the UK, is now alive with seventy-two 3D printed dragons. In the original project for the Royal Botanic Gardens, 3D Systems has applied large-scale selective laser sintering (SLS) technology to help restore the 256 year-old building back to its former glory. Now, for the […]. Art & Sculpture 3D Systems Conservation Craig Hatto DuraForm heritage Kew Kew Gardens PA 12 Nylon Rob Umney Simon Hammond UNESCO

3D Printing Helps Optimize ROI in Tooling Production

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What is Composite Tooling? Mold composites are commonly used in the aviation industry to create interior composite structures, such as cabinetry or upholstery. Tooling is the process of producing molds used to create composites. Traditional tooling used to create these structures is known to be time and labor intensive, creating high overhead costs for companies. Often times, companies use fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials or metallic materials to create their tools.

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U.S. Government lifts ban on Cody Wilson’s 3D printed guns, Senvol joins armaments consortium

3D Printing Industry

In a seismic decision from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and U.S. Department of State (DOS), Cody Wilson’s open-source 3D printed firearm file sharing site Defense Distributed is no longer banned from distributing 3D models of guns. In the legal battle it was deemed that the ban was in breach of the First Amendment […]. Open source Alan M. Gottlieb Cody Wilson guns National Armaments Consortium Senvol Zach Simkin

7 Best Smart Outlets in 2018

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Ingenious ways of automating your home have been around for a while now, but some people are still intimidated by smart cameras, thermostats, and other advanced gadgets. If you’ve been wanting to get on the automation bandwagon but don’t know how, why not start off small?

Q&A 3D printing and robotic construction with Alexandre Dubor, IAAC

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Alexandre Dubor is an architect and researcher combining new technologies in an attempt to improve how we build and live in our cities. He holds a Masters degree in Architecture & Engineering from EAVT & ENPC in France, and a Masters Degree in Advanced Architecture from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Spain, with […].

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TU Wien Researchers Use 3D Printed Plastic Screens to Perfectly Shape Terahertz Beams

The terahertz spectrum is tucked away between more commonly known electromagnetic wavelengths, like infrared and microwave. This spectrum, and the radiation wavelengths it emits, is still a decently. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed screens 3D printing plastic electromagnetic spectrum journal article radiation research paper terahertz THz radiation TU Wien Vienna

VELOX and SK Chemicals present a new range of plastics 3D printable materials

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VELOX, a Hamburg-based materials company and Korean partner, SK Chemicals, have released, a new 3D printing materials. “We We are excited to be working together with our long-term partner, VELOX, in developing the 3D printing industry in Europe,” said Brian Oh, Business Development Team Leader at SK Chemicals. “We We believe that VELOX is the most suitable […]. Materials Brian Oh Manuel Delgado Selfeco SK Chemicials SKYPLETE VELOX

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Create Repeatable 3D Printing Processes and Standards in Aircraft MRO Industry

While standards and regulations in any type of industry are necessary, it’s of the utmost importance to properly set them up in the aerospace field, especially when it comes to 3D printed parts. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3D printed aircraft components 3d printing business news 3d printing study aircraft manufacturing collaboration industrialization lufthansa technik mou Oerlikon Oerlikon AM partnership

Lufthansa joins Oerlikon additive manufacturing standards initiative

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Lufthansa Technik, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) division of aerospace company Lufthansa, is to join Swiss technology group Oerlikon in establishing standard additive manufacturing practice for the aerospace industry. Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO, Oerlikon Group, comments, “We are confident that Oerlikon’s extensive expertise in additive manufacturing and the aerospace industry, combined with our proven ability to […].

Student Uses 3D Printing to Develop Vocal Prosthetic

Cancer of the larynx is treatable, but it sometimes requires removing the larynx altogether, leaving the patient unable to speak. There are, however, vocal prostheses that can be implanted to restore. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d bioprinting 3d printed prostheses 3d printed prosthetics bioprinting larynx Nikita Dubrovsky Paolo Macchiarini South Ural State University vocal prosthetic

Getting Started with the SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal

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Take control of your SOLIDWORKS assets using the SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal. The SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal is an online service and management interface, where individuals who administrate any size group of SOLIDWORKS licenses can manage an organizations SOLIDWORKS assets. The main focus of the Admin Portal is the management and control over the assignment of standalone SOLIDWORKS licenses.

Gold Nanoparticles Illuminate Defects in 3D Printed Objects

Defects in 3D printed parts can cause all sorts of problems, but they’re often so small that they can’t be easily detected, if at all. Vanderbilt University researchers are the latest to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D print defects 3d printing problems defects in 3D printing gold gold nanoparticles structural defects Vanderbilt University

Test out different Materials with SOLIDWORKS Simulation!

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The extensive SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials library can be used for many things such as mass properties, simulation studies etc. These materials include accurate mechanical properties that come into effect when simulation studies are run. SOLIDWORKS Simulation materials include steel, iron, aluminum, copper, titanium, zinc, non-metals, and many more: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Materials Library. Custom Materials.

Nanoscribe 3D Printing and Integrating Microscopic Components Directly onto Integrated Circuits

While 3D printing is capable of fabricating large objects, bigger isn’t always better in this industry…a notion that Nanoscribe is very familiar with. The German 3D printer manufacturer. View the entire article via our website.

The EORA 3D Scanner, Once More


The EORA 3D tabletop 3D scanner. Three years ago EORA 3D launched on Kickstarter; now you can buy. Read the whole entry. » » hardware

Estonian Researchers Create 3D Printable Peat Mixture for Cost-Effective Home Construction

By using 3D printing to fabricate structures ranging from hotels and houses to bridges and bus stops, the global construction industry is able to lower costs and increase production speeds, along. View the entire article via our website.

Serious Interest in Large Format 3D Metal Printing Developing


A giant turbine from VEEM: could this be 3D printed? There seems to be something brewing in 3D. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

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Some Very Old Dragons Get New 3D Printed Life

In 1761, the Great Pagoda at Kew was commissioned during the reign of King George III. It was a beautiful creation that drew visitors from all around the world, and still does today – View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3D printed dragons 3d systems 3D Systems DuraForm PA material dragons FARO Design ScanArm geomagic design x Great Pagoda Historic Royal Palaces Kew Gardens Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) UNESCO UNESCO World Heritage site

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Sinterit's Upgraded Lisa SLS 3D Printer Gets Bigger - WIthout Changing Bed Size


Sinterit has upgraded their entry-level SLS 3D printer, the Lisa. Sinterit has made a name by. Read the whole entry. » » printer

Senvol Joins National Armaments Consortium

The National Armaments Consortium (NAC) is the industry and academia component of the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC), and serves as the primary organization enabling the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d printed weapons cody wilson Department of Defense Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium National Armaments Consortium senvol

Is There Such A Thing As "Safe Resins"?


A 3D print using biocompatible resins. Fabbaloo reader Nick asks about Safe Resins. Resins. Read the whole entry. » » materials