Tue.Mar 12, 2019

Learn How to Improve Collaboration between Mechanical and Electrical Designers in the ECAD Town Hall Series

The Solidworks Blog

In almost every case in product development, the end goal is to complete the current task as quickly as possible, all the while trying to finish it with zero errors. We need to consistently send engineering changes and updates to the rest of our team – who is also working on the same task.

Archinaut 3D printing technologies deemed ready for orbit

3D Printing Industry

Technologies inside the Archinaut, a spider-like 3D printing satellite developed by off-world manufacturing company Made In Space, have been declared “prepared to operate in space.”

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The Drinks of the Future 2D and 3D Printing Drinks


If you think that bars and coffee shops are places that will be left untouched by 3D printers, you could be mistaken. Technology continues to improve at a fast rate and it’s clear that 3D printing is. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed drinks Bulleit print a drink ripples Smart Cups

Kärcher leverages Stratasys’ J750 to prototype EASY!Force

3D Printing Industry

It has been announced that German-based global cleaning systems manufacturer, Kärcher, is using Stratasys’ J750 3D printer to produce realistic prototypes, and reduce lead times.

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 do 3D Printed Dentures Stack up when Compared to Milled and Injection Molded Dentures?


Korean medical researchers have been looking into the differences in quality and accuracy of several different modern ways to make dentures, with a focus on whether there is really any significant. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed dental 3d printed dentures Korea

When is vacuum casting more suitable than injection molding?

3E Rapid Prototyping

3ERP offers a wide variety of prototyping processes, from industrial-grade CNC machining to FDM 3D printing.

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Bugatti Develops and Builds Functional Components for High-Performance Vehicles with the SLM® Additive Manufacturing Technology from SLM Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, March 11, 2019. Metal additive manufacturing technology is accelerating industrial development in the automotive sector, as shown by the repeated success of the Bugatti sports car brand in achieving consistent function integration and significant performance optimization of components.

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Stock setup for CNC Milling using SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard

Javelin Tech Tips

In this article we will define our Stock for 2.5/3 axis milling. SOLIDWORKS CAM has versatile tools for quickly defining the size of the stock while maintaining references to the part so geometry changes update automatically. Defining the Stock.

Made in Space: Proving Further 3D Printing & Robotics Capabilities with Archinaut System


We hear a lot of talk these days from global aerospace players about how 3D printing and robotics will further space travel, assist in further exploration of the Moon, colonize. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing in space Archinaut Archinaut Technology Development Project ESAMM made in space Northrop Grumman

SLM Solutions and Bugatti driving automotive sector with metal 3D printed parts

3D Printing Industry

SLM Solutions, a German provider of metal additive manufacturing systems, has released more information about working with Bugatti, the French manufacturer of high-performance automobiles. The new information shows how 3D printing is used to develop critical components. Last year, the partners created a 3D printed brake caliper for the Bugatti Chiron. Recently the component underwent testing for serial production. Now, […].

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When Is It Best to Use PLA?

Modern Tech

Polylactic Acid (PLA) is one of the most widely used thermoplastics in 3D printing, specifically in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) printers.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Client Installation

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard installation consists of three components, SQL Express, PDM Server and the SOLIDWORKS PDM Clients. In this post we will cover a SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Client Installation. The SQL Express and PDM Server installation were covered in a previous post.

Telepresence Robots – The Ideal Solution for Virtual Meetings

BIS Research

Over the last decade the rise of technological advancements, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning has resulted in the massive transformation of the robotics industry.

Sciaky Joins the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT) to Expand Adoption of its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM®) in Aerospace and Other Sectors

Additive Manufacturing

CHICAGO, IL – Sciaky, Inc. , a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (

Interview With Honeywell’s Dave Dietrich on Implementing Additive Manufacturing for Businesses


Dave Dietrich is an Engineering Fellow at Honeywell Aerospace. There he was involved with the systems and defense firm’s 3D printing effort. His job is to guide, help and train his fellow. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews Metal 3D Printing additive manufacturing book DMLS DMLS metal 3D printer institutional reticence metal printing organizational design

Made In Space, Inc. Completes Successful Ground-based Manufacturing & Assembly Testing for Archinaut Program

Additive Manufacturing

MOFFETT FIELD, CA, March 12, 2019 — As part of a NASA Tipping Point contract, Made In Space , Inc. ( MIS ) has reached a significant milestone for their Archinaut program by successfully demonstrating its additive manufacturing and robotic assembly capabilities in a space-like environment.

Spanish consortium 3DCONS develops 3D printing systems for construction research

3D Printing Industry

3DCONS, a Spanish construction consortium, has completed a collaborative 3D printing research and development project aimed at developing innovative 3D printing systems and materials for construction. The consortium, led by Spanish construction company VIAS Y CONSTRUCCIONES, has been working on the project for over three years, and presented the results of the project at the […].

UCL School of Pharmacy: 3D Prints Affordable Continuous Flow Systems


Researchers for the UCL School of Pharmacy are delving further into the use of 3D printing and continuous flow systems with a recent published paper, ‘Modular 3D Printed Compressed Air Driven. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed continuous flow systems 3D printing in chemistry Tinkercad UCL School of Pharmacy Ultimaker 3D printer

Nexa3D and BEGO debut large-scale dental 3D printer at IDS 2019

3D Printing Industry

Nexa3D, an XponentialWorks company, and BEGO a German dental device manufacturer have unveiled the Varseo XL SLA 3D printer at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2019 in Cologne. The Varseo XL maintains five times the print area of comparable dental 3D printers and prints at six times the speed, as well as ten times the […]. 3D Printers BEGO IDS 2019 International Dental Show Nexa3D Varseo XL XponentialWorks

What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2019: Weldments – Configure Cut Lists

DASI Solutions

Written by Mark Downey, Application Engineer In SolidWorks 2019 you can apply configurations to a cut-list property. In the Cut-list Summary tab, add a Property name, then click the drop down menu in Value/Text Expression and select one of the … Continue reading → New Features SOLIDWORKS 2019 Tips & Tricks configuration cut list weldments What's new what's new 2019

3D printing industry responds to proposed extension of BIS U.S. export controls

3D Printing Industry

In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that it was seeking to extend its export controls across a class of deemed “emerging technologies.” ” Encompassing 3D printing, additive manufacturing, and other technology including AI, robotics and machine learning, the extended control will not only have ramifications for U.S. relationships with other nations, particularly […].

Nexa3D and BEGO Go Big with Varseo XL Dental 3D Printer


The Varseo XL dental 3D printer [Image: Nexa3D]. Nexa3D and BEGO have introduced a new dental 3D. Read the whole entry. » » printer

Xometry Empowers High School Women to Pursue STEM Disciplines


Xometry is proud to celebrate and support women in STEM fields, so we hosted a group of sophomore girls from St. Timothy's School for their STEM week

Inside The Meltpool: Fundamental Problem Revealed


Microscopic view of a cavity in a metal 3D print [Source: CMU]. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon. Read the whole entry. » » research

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3D Printing and a Shoe Called Susan


[Image: LAIKA]. The Missing Link x Nike Air Max Susan celebrates whimsy and fashion — and 3D. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Sinterit Tunes Up 3D Printing Operating Software


Sinterit upgrades their software [Source: Sinterit]. Sinterit announced a number of changes for. Read the whole entry. » » software

Book of the Week: To Engineer Is Human


To Engineer Is Human [Source: Amazon]. This week’s selection is “To Engineer Is Human: The. Read the whole entry. » » book