Fri.Apr 12, 2019

SBI Produktion releases plasma arc metal 3D printer, M3DP

3D Printing Industry

SBI Produktion, an Austrian welding systems manufacturer, has released the Metallic 3D Printer (M3DP), a machine that uses a plasma arc to 3D print metal parts. Founded in 1999, SBI started as a manufacturer of thickness control systems for the plastic film industry.

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I Need Help! How to Have the Most Positive Experience with Tech Support

The Solidworks Blog

Why is this happening to me?! I just need to finish this project! We’ve all been here: you have a deadline looming and something you rely on and works almost all the time is letting you down in the moment.

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Metallum3D, a new competitor in metal 3D printer filament, funded by CIT

3D Printing Industry

The Center for Innovative Technology’s (CIT) CIT GAP Funds early-stage investment firm headquartered in Virginia, has invested in Metallum3D, a local 3D printing materials manufacturer and service provider. With this new capital investment, Metallum3D will be able to carry out plans to grow its team; move to a larger office; expand its product development capabilities; and attract […]. Business CIT CIT GAP Funds Metallum3D Nelson Zambrana Thomas Weithman

Scientists 3D Printing In Situ for Tissue Regeneration

3D printing is all about cutting out the middleman and offering greater self-sustainability to some very happy users—enjoying the benefits of 3D printing from the factory, home, or office, whenever. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printing in situ bioprinting Bioprinting in situ

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.

Filament startup Nefilatek launches 100% recycled plastic filament

3D Printing Industry

Nefilatek, a Montreal-based startup specializing in manufacturing recycled filament, has developed 3D printing filaments made from 100% recycled plastic. The company runs a Kickstarter page, where early adopters can choose between two types of filaments: Nefila HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) Black, and Nefila PC (Polycarbonate), which comes with reusable spool supports and eco-friendly packaging. With […].

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USC electric field 3D printing method makes graphene smart armor

3D Printing Industry

Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) are using 3D printing to investigate the the potential of smart metamaterials. Adding the brick-and-mortar structure of high-strength nacre (aka mother of pearl) to electrically conductive graphene, the team have demonstrated the ability to create self-sensing armor. Proven in a small-scale experiment with a LEGO figurine, a recent paper […].

3D Printing News Briefs: April 12, 2019

We’ve got news about a contest to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business news and 3D printed jewelry. Weerg has announced the second edition of its “3D. View the entire article via our website.

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Virginia Tech researchers develop platform to sense the perfect fit for 3D printed prosthesis

3D Printing Industry

A Virginia Tech team led by assistant professor Blake Johnson has taken a step forward in improving 3D printed personalized prosthesis. Published in Plos One, their new research details an ability to integrate electronic sensors at the intersection between an artificial limb and the wearer’s tissue – creating an unparalleled form-fitting prosthesis. The introduction of these low-cost electronic […].

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bearing Load

Javelin Tech Tips

Applying a force to a hole in Simulation will give a uniform load to all locations on the hole. In reality most loading conditions would only apply to the lower half of the hole. The load would start at zero on the side and then grow to the largest amplitude at the bottom of the hole. opens a 3D printing course for beginners

3D Printing Industry, a UK-based filament maker, has opened an online 3D printing course, The Institute of 3D Printing, exclusive to its members. According to, “If the course delivers all it promises, the 3D printing industry edges that little bit closer to the everyday man or woman. When learning really is made easy, the industry is no […]. Education Ed Tyson Joshua Pearce The Institute of 3D Printing

ColorFabb LW-PLA Expanding Foaming Plastic Filament for 3D Printing - Part 1 Testing and experimentation


ColorFabb LW-PLA (Expanding/Foaming PLA) Filament for FDM 3D Printing - Part 1 Hello everyone, Richard here - In this blog post I'll be looking at a new and unique 3D Printing material for the FDM/FFF process.

It is Wonderful When a Vision Becomes a Reality

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

As I wrote in my previous article, I am more than a little thankful for the start that the Cube printers provided me. Among other things, the Cube was a significant step forward in my quest toward my ultimate goal.

Manufacturing a Solid Case for IoT on the Factory Floor

Design 2 Part News

By Dan Jamieson, S ixty percent of global manufacturers will use analytic data recorded from embedded devices to optimize manufacturing and supply-chain operations by 2021 , according to market intelligence firm IDC.

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SLM Solutions Helping to Create Guidelines for 3D Printing Spare Parts in Oil, Gas, & Maritime Industries

Last January, 11 companies – now at a total of 16 – began working together on two aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs). Their objective – collaborate in developing a guideline. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Meets Stop-Motion Animation

Modern Tech

Today marks the release of the fifth movie from LAIKA studios “ Missing Link.” This movie studio is known for their use of stop-motion animation in major feature films, but most don't know that they use PolyJet 3D printing technology in their production process. “It’s

Florida Atlantic University Researcher Reviews Different Esophageal Stents, Including the 3D Printed Variety

Ranking sixth among all types of cancer in mortality, esophageal cancer kills about 16,000 people in the US annually, with about 500,000 new cases diagnosed around the world last year (according to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed stents 3D printing polymer biodegradable biodegradable stents esophageal cancer Florida Atlantic University research paper review study tumor Yunqing Kang

5 Things to Know About Part Tolerances for CNC Machining


Learn about tolerances for CNC machining, including the implications of tightening the range and how your available tolerance range is dependent on certain factors


USC: Researchers Inspired by Nature & Nacre for 3D Printing Strong, Conductive Parts

University of Southern California researchers delve into the inspiration of nature in ‘Electrically assisted 3D printing of nacre-inspired structures with self-sensing capability,’ inspired by the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D printing and electronics aGNs Electrically assisted 3D printing industrial 3d printing Nacre University of Southern California

The 3D Printed Guitar That Rock Built


Guitar v amp: winner, guitar. Image: Sandvik]. Or, rather, the 3D printed guitar that rock. Read the whole entry. » » usage

SLA 3D Printing: Chinese Researchers Create Strong Ceramic Molds with Non-Aqueous Gelcasting

In ‘Rapid Fabrication of High-Performance CaO-Based Integral Ceramic Mold by Stereolithography and Non-Aqueous Gelcasting,’ Chinese researchers from Xi’an Jiaotong University explore 3D printing of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing molds Ceramic investment casting molds sla 3d printing stereolithography Xi'an Jiaotong University

3D Printing Surveys Are Important!


Raise3D factory [Source: Raise3D]. Raise3D has launched a manufacturing survey to assist in their. Read the whole entry. » » research

The SOL 3D Scanner


The SOL 3D Scanner [Source: Scan Dimension]. Scan Dimension has released a new tabletop 3D. Read the whole entry. » » hardware

Better-Fit 3D Printed Prosthetics


Yuxin Tong, an industrial and systems engineering graduate student, adjusts a 3D printed prosthetic. Tong was first. Read the whole entry. » » research

COBOD Begins Distributing BOD2 Construction 3D Printing


3D printed building [Source: COBOD]. While we await livable 3D-printed homes and buildings, the. Read the whole entry. » » corporate