Mon.Jan 07, 2019

[Podcast] A Vision for Creating Better Prosthetic Limbs with Easton LaChapelle

The Solidworks Blog

As a young boy, Easton LaChapelle had an interest in making things…anything…with no barriers. Then he thought he should build something that would help others, and decided he would design a better robotic prosthetic.

Autodesk Works with HP and GE Additive to Develop End to End Design-to-Print Workflows

Autodesk has developed a new generative design software that works directly with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers. The design-to-print workflow for additive manufacturing was designed specifically for. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Software autodesk AutoDesk Fusion 360 Autodesk Generative Design Software GE Additive Generative design hp HP Multi Jet Fusion

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8 Best Outdoor Drones of 2019

3D Printing Hub

There’s a growing demand for drones that can fly safely outdoors. Some models can fly inside and outside. Most indoor drones are lightweight toy-grade craft. They’re usually tiny and can’t fly outside because of the wind.

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Interview with Patrik Ohldin of Open Source Metal 3D Printing Company Freemelt

I’ve known Patrik Ohldin for a long time as a supremely knowledgeable metal printing guy. He’s been working in metal 3D printing for over 14 years, 12 of those as an Area Sales Manager. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories BMG DMLS E-PBF electron powder bed fusion intermetallic intermetallics open source metal printing powder bed fusion rocket engines space

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.

40 3D printing experts give predictions for additive manufacturing in 2019

3D Printing Industry

What are 3D printing experts expecting for 2019? 3D Printing Industry asked 40 CEO’s and other leaders in the additive manufacturing sector to give their opinions. The 3D printing forecasts and expectations for the coming year demonstrate an increasing focus on moving AM to production. To achieve this goal the experts we surveyed note that […]. Insights 3D Systems AM Technologies AM Ventures André Thiemann Atha Ur Rahman Khan autodesk Cyient Da?han

3D Printing Cell Cultures Using PulMA Hydrogels

Biomimetic hydrogels offer several opportunities in medical applications, according to a group of researchers in a paper entitlted “Polysaccharide hydrogels for multiscale 3D printing of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d bioprinting 3D printed hydrogels bioprinting hydrogels pullulan tissue engineering

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3D Printed BumpMarker Allows for Easier Inventory Management and Tracking

In a paper entitled “BumpMarker: a 3D-printed tangible marker for simultaneous tagging, tracking, and weight measurement,” a pair of researchers introduces a device they invented that. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed measurement device 3D printed prototyping BumpMarker

7 Best 1080P Drones

3D Printing Hub

It’s true, 4K is becoming the new standard in high-quality camera drones. You may think it makes perfect sense to opt for 4K resolution over 1080P, but I say not so fast. There are pros and cons for both, and this introduction explains the basic differences.

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Learn 3D Printing Design Principles from Wayfair’s Senior 3D Designer, Jordan Pelovitz

Join our Beginner Design for 3D Printing crash course on March 5 to learn from Senior 3D Designer of Wayfair, Jordan Pelovitz. At Wayfair, an e-commerce home goods company, Jordan leads a team that. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d design education 3d education 3D modeling 3d printing classes 3d printing courses

SOLIDWORKS PDM Client Install Quick Reference Guide

Javelin Tech Tips

Overview. This article aims to describe the steps to install SOLIDWORKS PDM in a client machine in a simplified way, as a quick reference. For detailed instructions, please refer to the SOLIDWORKS PDM Installation Guide on the SOLIDWORKS website. SOLIDWORKS PDM Client Installation Steps.

SmarTech’s Latest Report Analyzes Market for 3D-printed Nanometals

Leading industry analysis firm, SmarTech, has just published a report on 3D printing of nanomaterials. The new report, “Emerging Opportunities for 3D Printed Nanomaterials” contains analysis of the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories 3D printed nanomaterials copprint industry report nanobiomaterials nanomaterrials nanometallic nanoscribe nanosteel nanotribological printing nanotribological printing (NTP) NTP optomec smarttech Xjet

How to split Splitting Projects into Stages with SOLIDWORKS Manage

Javelin Tech Tips

If there is a period of time where no work is being done on a SOLIDWORKS Manage Project, the Project can be Split, so that time is not included in the percentage completion of Project. To do this, after creating or editing a Project, select the Planning tab. Planning Tab of Project.

UK Intellectual Property Office considers its position on 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The relationship between 3D printing and intellectual property (IP) is the subject of much debate throughout the manufacturing industry. While at present it would be hugely detrimental to impose and over-enforce IP protection rules on the technology, an open dialogue is still required so future and existing businesses can prepare for its potential impact. In response, […].

Gantri Designers Continue Elevating Style with 3D Printed Lamps

While you may not think that a technology so often used by hobbyists to make small plastic toys could be responsible for the creation of elegant housewares, you would definitely be wrong. In 2017, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printable lighting 3d printed lamps 3d printed lighting augmented reality colorfabb corn based filament Gantri pla unique lamps

CNC Machine Shop Boosts Efficiency with Aid of…

Design 2 Part News

“CNC Machine Shop Boosts Efficiency with Aid of Collaborative Robot” Featured in Design-2-Part Magazine. BOSTON—Fitzpatrick Manufacturing, a CNC machine shop and custom manufacturer founded in 1952, regularly brings new technology into its factory to increase speed, improve efficiency, and remain competitive.

Azoth Uses RIZE AM to Transform Supply Chain from Order On Demand to Make On Demand

Additive Manufacturing

Case study provided by Rize Inc. Reduced some part costs by as much as 98%. Cut lead times by as much as 8 weeks. Ink marking capability ensures full traceability. Safe, easy production of industrial parts provides compliance with plant safety policies.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro vs Zoom: Which One Should You Get?

3D Printing Hub

Despite the strong competitors that have started to come up, DJI remains the brand to beat in the field of consumer and professional drones. They have consistently managed to stay ahead of the curve in terms of innovative drone design and features.

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Autodesk develops generative design software for HP and GE Additive 3D printers

3D Printing Industry

Autodesk, an award-winning American software company, has collaborated with HP and GE Additive to develop generative design software tools that work directly with 3D printers. Based on Autodesk’s Netfabb and Fusion 360, the design-to-print workflow for additive manufacturing will be integrated in HP Multi Jet Fusion and GE Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) systems to […].

Emerging Economies Offer Immense Opportunities for the IoT in Oil & Gas Market to Grow

BIS Research

Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has been facing a number of challenges, including decreasing oil prices, reducing cash flows, and the difficulty in adopting digital solutions for addressing the fluctuation of pricing and demand in the market. Further, the increasing demand for clean energy and sustainability is also affecting the growth of the market. The Internet of Things (IoT) technology offers solutions to the industry that can help overcome these challenges.

Massive Dimension releases pellet extruder for large-format 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A Vermont-based large-format 3D printer and pellet technology specialist, Massive Dimension, has launched a pellet extruder for large-format 3D printing. Filament-based 3D printers are restricted due to the limited amount of material they can extrude to build a model. Therefore, making large (or massive) objects can take a considerable amount of time. A pellet extruder, […]. 3D Printing fused granular fabrication fused particle fabrication Massive Dimension

A Giant, Festive 3D Printed LEGO Tractor


Matt Denton, his nephew Ruben, and their giant 3D printed LEGO tractor [Image: Matt Denton via Thingiverse]. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Nanyang Technological University reviews use of carbon nanotubes in 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Nanyang Technological University have published a review summarising research on carbon nanotubes (CNT) and their use in 3D printing. The research paper titled, Directed and On-Demand Alignment of Carbon Nanotube: A Review toward 3D Printing of Electronics, categorizes the alignment methods of carbon […].

3Diligent’s New 2019 State of Metal 3D Printing Report Documents Growth of Metal 3D Printing and New Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Document Explores Metal 3D Printing Trends and Catalogs Existing and Emerging Processes Providing Readers with a Comprehensive Guide for Metal 3D Printing Projects. El Segundo, Calif.

The best way of collecting water in the desert: 3D printed beetles, cacti or grass?

3D Printing Industry

Water, the most vital human need, is in scarce supply for more than 40% of the global population. In the desert, of course, we couldn’t survive without it. However, many other living creatures do. Through bioinspired design researchers at Ohio State University have 3D printed objects capable of extracting water from air. By scaling-up these […]. Research Bharat Bhushan bioinspiration Dev Gurera Ohio state university

BASF: Creating Chemistry Through 3D Printing


BASF: Historic Innovations. Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine BASF’s. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

Interview: Güngör Kara and Nikolai Zapernick on EOS’ million laser sign to HP

3D Printing Industry

Late in 2018 leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer EOS launched details of an upcoming “million laser” technology. Termed LaserProFusion, this polymer additive manufacturing method is “potentially limitless” in output, producing complex, serialized, strong and lightweight components in a matter of seconds per piece. After seeing the first parts to be produced using LaserProFusion at Formnext 2018, […].

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Bioinspired 3D Printing Should Be Standardized


New ways to strengthen all types of 3D prints? Source: Purdue]. Researchers have developed a way. Read the whole entry. » » research

KIZAD Polymers Park opens sustainable materials innovation in Abu Dhabi

3D Printing Industry

KIZAD, the industrial free zone and subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, is now the home of the KIZAD Polymers Park. Catering to a wide variety of markets, including 3D printing and material composites, the park is set to contribute an estimated $500 million to exports from the UAE each year. Launched with the objective of bringing […].

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Faster Results with Boundary Conditions

Modern Tech

Symmetry and periodic boundary conditions in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation are used to reduce the size of the flow problem, thereby reducing analysis run time.

RIZE, PSMI and Azoth increase plant productivity with Additive Indirect Supplies Crib

3D Printing Industry

Production Services Management, Inc. PSMI), a manufacturing optimization specialist headquartered in Michigan, and its subsidiary, Azoth, are optimizing the supply chain with additive manufacturing. Partnering with RIZE Inc., the manufacturer of the RIZE One Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD) 3D printer, PSMI and Azoth are addressing the challenges of sourcing and producing machine spare parts. “We We have […]. Applications Azoth PSMI Rize inc. Rize One RIZIUM CARBON Scott Burk

3D Printed Housings Help Track Vanishing Vultures


A bearded vulture flies in Ethiopia [Image: HawkWatch International]. 3D printed GPS housings. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Design of the Week: Variable Retraction Test


A great way to fine tune 3D print parameters [Source: Viet Nguyen]. This week’s selection. Read the whole entry. » » design