Mon.Oct 30, 2017

Live Event: Leveraging Smart Data for Optimal Plastic Part Design & Manufacturability

The Solidworks Blog

Are you a Plastic Part Designer, Process Engineer, and/or an Injection Mold Designer that needs real world answers to the following questions? Has my plastic part design been optimized to ensure optimal cycle time? How can I reduce tooling costs, lead time and eliminate tooling revisions?

Renishaw puts it all together in its additive manufacturing operations

Leslie's Blog

Renishaw Inc. has been in the additive manufacturing field for some time now. At a recent tour of the company’s new Chicago facility, I had a chance to see how they incorporate additive with their other manufacturing offerings and capabilities.

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Stryker funds $9.29 million project for on demand bone cancer implants

3D Printing Industry

Australia is rapidly growing as a nation with outstanding medical research expertise. In November 2016 the nation opened its first specialist biofabrication unit at the Herston Health Precinct in Brisbane, and projects at its leading institutions, including the University of Wollongong, are active in developing new paradigms in the world of 3D bioprinting. ‘Just in […].

High-Volume 3D Printing vs. Injection Molding

Shapeways Blog

Voodoo Manufacturing’s Jonathan Schwartz lays out what to consider when you’re considering 3D printing for your business. So you’re launching a physical product.

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.

3D Printing in Fargo, North Dakota with Fargo 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

This is an article in our new series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and reporting on ways to get involved in 3D printing. 3D Printing in Fargo by Sarah Loosbrock Sarah Loosbrock is the lead of marketing and communications at Fargo 3D Printing. She hails from Minneapolis but has spent […]. Insights 3D Printing around the world 3D-Fuel Eden Prairie Fargo 3D printing Foreverence Lemmy Kilmister Nordic Ware North Dakota Proto Labs Stratasys

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Michigan Tech study asks how flexible 3D printing can save costs at home

3D Printing Industry

Casio watch straps, ice cube trays, car parts and phone cases are among the items 3D printed in the latest study by Michigan Tech researchers Aubrey Woern and Professor Joshua Pearce. The items were made to determine whether the average home could save money by using a desktop 3D printer as an alternative to products bought […].

How to show Drawings under the SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab

Javelin Tech Tips

By default the SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab in Windows Explorer is set to the ‘Active Configurations’, and as a result of this will not show any references to drawings. SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab. How to show the drawings within the Contains tab.

$1.4 million for major new 3D printing network in South Australia

3D Printing Industry

The Additive Manufacturing Applied Research Network is to be set up in the Australian city of Adelaide following a AU$1.4 million grant from the State Government of South Australia. The network is a collaboration between The University of Adelaide’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS), Optofab, the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), the Stretton Centre […].

Seattle Dad Recreates Harry Potter's Diagon Alley at Home, Complete with 3D Printed Props

There’s nothing I like more than a good 3D printed Harry Potter project, and Seattle tech veteran and father of the year Jon Chambers is taking DIY to the next level with a large recreation of. View the entire article via our website.

Made Smarter Review Report finds AI, robotics and 3D printing could contribute £445bn to UK economy

3D Printing Industry

An independent review of the UK’s manufacturing sector led by Jürgen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, has reached completion. The Made Smarter Review Report calls for government and businesses to come together and embrace the nation’s potential as a leader of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). The study follows earlier recommendations from AM UK and the […].

Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and 3D. View the entire article via our website.

Renishaw financial results show continued growth

3D Printing Industry

Renishaw PLC (LON:RSW) has issued a trading update for the first quarter of the financial reporting year 2018. With a year-end of 30th June, the latest financial results from Renishaw PLC mark Q1 2018. Headline revenue was £142.3m, a growth of 26% over the £112.8m for the corresponding period last year. Shares in the UK […]. Business Renishaw

Chemistry with Highly Reactive Reagents in 3D Printed Reaction Vessels

3D printing has developed towards a useful tool in laboratories for chemical, physical and biotechnological research. Typical applications for 3D printed objects are stopped flow microreactors, where. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printable lab equipment 3d printed laboratory equipment 3d printed tools 3d printing lab equipment reports 3d printing research Clausthal University of Technology germany

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Proto Labs

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Greg Thompson is currently the global product manager […]. Insights GE Greg Thompson HP Proto Labs Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production

Re:Purpose for Good Pursues Several Good Causes at Once with 3D Printed Prosthetics Made from Recycled Plastic

3D printing can be used to benefit the world in many ways, and thousands of caring people have dedicated their time and energy towards working with the technology to help others or the planet, View the entire article via our website.

Accelerating your Business & Reducing Complexity with the Cloud (panel discussion)

Tech Clarity

Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown hosted a panel discussion at the recent Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Forum in Florida. The participants shared their perspectives on the cloud and their experience moving PLM to the cloud using the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

Is Flexible 3D Printer Filament Worth the Investment?

ABS and PLA are the two filaments that come most readily to mind when thinking of commonly used 3D printing materials, but there are plenty of others even in just the desktop 3D printing market. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d printing study flexible 3d printer filament flexible 3d printing filament flexible filament Joshua Pearce lulzbot lulzbot mini michigan tech michigan technological university ninjaflex recyclebot TPE

Own Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday

Shapeways Blog

For Shapeways shop owners, the holidays can be the most lucrative time of year. But, you have to be prepared for the major days that lead up to those few magical weeks in November and December. Today’s tips are all about how to win Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. We make an effort to embrace all global traditions in our community, but given that a significant portion of our shopper traffic comes from the United States, we want you to be prepared. Take a deep breath.

Researchers Mix Metal-Organic Frameworks with 3D Printing Plastic to Create New Sensors

If you have been following 3D printing even for just a short amount of time, then you are probably aware that while one surprising innovation after another seems to pop up from every corner of the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D printing and MOFs 3d printing research American University metal-organic frameworks National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST sensors

Adobe’s New Dimensions Has Something For 3D Printing


Using Adobe Dimensions to texture 3D objects. Color 3D printing just got a small step. Read the whole entry. » » software

PyroGenesis Ramps Up Plasma Atomization System; Two New Patents Granted

Montreal-headquartered PyroGenesis has recently made two major announcements: one concerning the completed ramp-up phase of their first Plasma Atomization System, and another for two more patents. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business Metal 3D Printing 3d printing patent 3d printing patents arcam ge industrial 3d printing metal 3d printing metal 3d printing powder Plasma Atomization System PyroGenesis PyroGenesis Additive

What’s Right and Wrong with 3D Printer Filaments?


What's up in the 3D printer filament business? Image courtesy of Filament.Directory. Read the whole entry. » » materials

It’s Not Too Late to Join Our 3D Printing for Prototyping and Production Course!

You still have time to join our 3D Printing for Prototyping and Production course, beginning on October 31, to learn the latest techniques in 3D print design for manufacturing. With this course, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Education 3D design course 3d printing class 3d printing classes 3d printing course 3d printing courses 3D Printing for Prototyping and Production 3D Systems On Demand Manufacturing Services online course online education

Design of the Week: Hovalin 3D Printed Violin


The 3D printed "Hovalin". This week’s selection is the majestic 3D printed violin by. Read the whole entry. » » design

It's Time for the UK to Get Proactive About the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Says Government-Commissioned Report

Ever since the Brexit vote occurred, everyone has been wondering what the United Kingdom’s economic future will look like. According to Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, the country should be. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Robotics Virtual Reality 21st century skills Brexit Fourth Industrial Revolution Industry 4.0 Juergen Maier Made Smarter Siemens uk UK Digital Strategy united kingdom

3D Hubs Intern 3D Prints His Transportation to Work

Jack Davies is a product design student at Nottingham Trent University, but he recently moved to Amsterdam to begin an internship at 3D Hubs. Not having a car, Davies was looking for a way to get to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d hubs 3d printed skateboard 3d printed skateboard parts electric skateboard Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology Nylon skateboard