Tue.Apr 23, 2019

Sintratec donates SLS Kit to Southern Union’s 3D printing programme

3D Printing Industry

Sintratec, a Swiss company specializing in the development and production of SLS 3D printers has donated one of its SLS Kits to the Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) in Alabama.

Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and…

Design 2 Part News

“Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and adds 700 jobs” By Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY. Ford Motor announced Tuesday that it would cancel plans for a $1.6 billion Mexico plant and launch a Michigan expansion in a move that may be viewed as a capitulation to Donald Trump.

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Licensing Agreement Basics for Startups

3D Innovations

For many inventors a licensing agreement is often a great option since it lets them develop a product, but then puts the expenses associated with commercialization on a more experienced manufacturer. What is a licensing agreement?

NASA and TTH use Carbon 3D printing to create Seeker spacecraft inspection robots

3D Printing Industry

The Technology House (TTH), a product development service provider, has used Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) 3D printing technology from Silicon-valley based Carbon to help produce autonomous robotic systems as part of the SEEKER project for NASA. Costing $3 million, the SEEKER project from NASA comprises of two free flying autonomous robots, Seeker and Kenobi, designed […].

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.

How to Reverse Engineer / 3D Scan a Model into SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Recently we have been receiving questions about how to 3D scan parts into SOLIDWORKS… “How do I convert a physical part into SOLIDWORKS?” ” or “we’ve lost the model file but I’ve got a physical part, how can I get it into SOLIDWORKS?”

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Collaborating on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform using the 3DPLAY App

The Solidworks Blog

The 3DPlay App on 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a powerful tool that enables collaboration of many different disciplines. One of them is the ability to share the simulation results from Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE).

3DP4ME and World Wide Hearing seek funds to develop 3D printed ear molds in the Middle East

3D Printing Industry

3DP4ME, a Jordanian non-profit organization using 3D printing to meet human needs, and World Wide Hearing (WWH) are seeking to raise $200,000 to provide 3D printed hearing-aid molds in the Middle East.

Global Packaging Leader Berlin Packaging Uses EnvisionTEC For Prototyping


Berlin Packaging,a global leader in packaging solutions for food and beverage, home care, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals is developing innovative designs at Studio 111. The Chicago based Studio 111. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Sponsored 3d print packaging 3d printed packaging prototypes Envisiontec EnvisionTEC 3D printer glass packaging

Faster 3D bioprinting? UC Berkeley researchers think freezing could be the answer

3D Printing Industry

A team of scientists from UC Berkeley, California, have proposed a new 3D printing method for producing artificial tissues. Described to The Daily Californian as “like making a hamburger in a very cool — cryogenic — solution,” they believe this alternative process could be key to increasing the speed of 3D fabrication. The results from a recent […].

Nylon Plastics Material Guide: PA11, PA12, PA12GB in SLS and MJF

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways offers several different nylon plastic materials: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) PA12 known as Versatile Plastic , Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) PA11 , Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) PA12 , and Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) PA12 Glass Beads.

Mimaki USA and Sindoh Introduce New 3DFF-222 Desktop 3D Printer


In 2015, Mimaki USA, an operating entity of Japanese company Mimaki Engineering, announced that it would begin development of its own full color 3D printer, which was then previewed two years later. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d print molds 3D printed jigs 3DFF-222 compact 3d printer desktop 3D printer fff 3d printer fused filament fabrication Mimaki USA new 3d printer PLA material signage Sindoh vacuum forming

Building a Speaker Cart Using 3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering


Background: My daughter is in an activity called “Colorguard” and is applying to be a captain for next season. One of the requirements for the application is to do something for the betterment of the Colorguard team.

Get hands-on experience with robots

3D Perspectives

We are excited to share that Dassault Systèmes, through our 3D EXPERIENCE Lab , is a partner of the new permanent exhibition “Robots” at cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris , the largest museum in France focused on sciences and technologies. Open for the next five years, the exhibition aims to democratize robotics.

China: 3D Printing in Glass at the Macro Scale with Micro Resolution


Researchers are mixing up the macro- and the micro- in their latest study, designed to expand the limits of 3D printing with glass. In ‘Three-dimensional laser printing of macroscale glass objects at. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed glass 3D printed silica china Femtosecond laser induced chemical etching (FLICE). Laser printed air turbine

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Digitally Transforming Capital Projects – Podcast: Part IV

3D Perspectives

Welcome to the fourth podcast in this series focused on business challenges facing today’s Energy & Materials (E&M) industry.

The True Economics of Metal Additive Manufacturing What you Need to Know to Succeed


The True Economics of Metal Additive Manufacturing What you Need to Know to Succeed Between enabling profound new designs and upending the traditional supply chain, the unlimited potential with metal. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Sponsored 3D direct metal printing 3d metal printer aerospace metal 3D printing Design rules SLM DMLS Matt Sand metal3dprinting

Mind the Gap… Aligning Industry and Academia to Power Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

For many years, 3D Printing was an abstract concept. The technology “could” be used to advance innovation, streamline design cycles, and power manufacturing, but there was little or no proof. Industries started to explore how to align additive manufacturing across business, but there were few use-cases to lean on. Fast-forward to present day and industrial-grade additive manufacturing is having a real and significant impact on markets ranging from aerospace to consumer packaged goods.

Tufts: Researchers Use SLA 3D Printing & Metal to Create Metamaterial Embedded Geometric Optics


Tufts University researchers are ready to revolutionize the realm of 3D printing further by using SLA 3D printing, metal, and wet etching to create optical components embedded with metamaterials. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing metal 3d printing Metamaterial embedded geometrical optics (MEGO) sla 3d printing Tufts University

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Focusing 3D Printing On Students, Not Educators


MakerBot’s new certification program takes a different approach [Source: MakerBot]. Read the whole entry. » » service

3D POD Episode 5 3D Printing In Medicine


Hello everyone we really hope that you enjoy a new episode of the 3DPod. Maxwell Bogue and I had a lot of fun making this episode. In this 3DPod we talk about 3D printing in medicine. What impact is. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D medical devices 3d medical models 3d print medicine 3d printed medicine

Henkel’s Adhesives and Additive Manufacturing Recycling Focus


Loctite 3D printing resins [Image: Fabbaloo]. Henkel has announced a partnership. Read the whole entry. » » materials

Cummins Expands Portfolio by Investing in GE Additive’s Metal Binder Jet 3D Printing Technology


Indiana-based diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. has a long history of designing, manufacturing, distributing, and servicing power solutions. Founded 100 years ago, the company works with customers in. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed bracket 3D printing in automotive manufacturing 3d printing investment binder jet printing Binder Jetting Concept Laser M2 Cusing Cummins Inc.

Don't Forget The Maintenance Costs!


Maintaining your 3D printer [Source: Fabbaloo]. Purchasing 3D printing equipment. Read the whole entry. » » learning

Meeting Increased 3D Printing Vendor Compliance Cyber Security Requirements


Charles Goulding and Lara Tomiko of R&D Tax Savers discuss cyber security concerns in 3D. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Book of the Week: Additive Manufacturing for the Aerospace Industry


Additive Manufacturing for the Aerospace Industry [Source: Amazon]. Read the whole entry. » » book