Wed.Apr 08, 2020

The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know


If you believe that all 3D printers use filaments, and terms like Stereolithography, Laser Sintering and PolyJet Printing cause you headaches, then this blog post is for you. In this post, we’ll give you an overview of the essential 3D printing technologies and 3D printing materials that are currently used on an industrial level. Filament-based 3D Printing. Home printers typically work with plastic filament. The technology behind this is often referred to as “Fused Filament Fabrication” (FFF).

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 8, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d systems Carbon covid-19 covid19 face mask face shield nasal swabs

screencast: tips for weight optimization


Have you ever wondered how you can optimize the weight […]. The post screencast: tips for weight optimization appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Aspiration Assisted Bioprinting: A New Method for Precise Printing of Tissue Spheroids

In the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, an increased interest and use of bioprinting technology is changing the way researchers are conducting investigations. To satisfy. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3d bioprinting Aspiration Assisted Bioprinting (AAB) customized bioprinter Ibrahim Ozbolat Penn State regenerative medicine scaffolding spheroids tissue engineering tissue spheroids

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

Cardboard boat challenge


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Safety Suggestions for 3D-Printing COVID-19 Medical Parts at Home

In this post, we’re going to delve deeper into the procedures that you could use for making face shields, spare parts and medical parts for COVID-19. Please note that this. The post Safety. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories 3d printing at home best practices covid-19

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NTU Singapore: Robotic Post-Processing System Removes Residual Powder from 3D Printed Parts

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore wrote a paper, titled “Development of a Robotic System for Automated Decaking of 3D-Printed Parts,” about their work. View the entire article via our website.

How to manually update SOLIDWORKS Toolbox in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault

Javelin Tech Tips

Before you manually update SOLIDWORKS Toolbox in SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault, first ensure there is a full recent back up of the file vault database and archive. Next make sure that all the Toolbox parts are not checked out or in use by any currently checked out assemblies. When an existing major version Toolbox is upgraded, Toolbox parts may be need to be moved, any checked out checked out files will not be moved and could result in the update failing.

Recycling PLA for FDM 3D Printing

Syed Muhammad Raza and Dilawar Singh explore the ongoing potential for recycling 3D printing materials, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Experimental Investigation on Filament. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing research pla Recycled 3D printed PLA

Making Dreams Come True with Cloud-based CAD

The Solidworks Blog

This article is authored by student intern Nathan Ng who worked in the 3D EXPERIENCE ® lab in the summer of 2019 under the guidance of Mark Rushton, Product Portfolio Manager at Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS ®. Since I was a kid, the piano has always been a huge part of my life. I remember hating practicing as a kid, mostly because my parents had forced me to play the piano to begin with, but that’s beside the point.

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 9, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we start with some announcements from AMPOWER, including its new cost calculator for metal 3D printed parts. Moving on, a German startup will soon. View the entire article via our website.

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. Installing the PDM Client. PDM is installed using the same Installation Manager that is used by SOLIDWORKS. To install SOLIDWORKS PDM Client select “ Individual (on this computer) ” and click on Next.

Climate Disrupted: Distributed Manufacturing

The concept of distributed manufacturing, which we’ve covered numerous times, could play an interesting role in a climate-disrupted world. Just as large swaths of a centralized electrical grid can. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d hubs climate change distributed manufacturing Jabil xometry

Selecting PLM for the Digital Thread (webcast)

Tech Clarity

Why are manufacturers pursuing the digital thread? What is the right PLM system to support a digital thread initiative? Jim Brown joins PTC‘s Jeff Zemsky to share results from Tech-Clarity’s recent survey on PLM and the Digital Thread. Jim and Jeff discuss the goals and benefits of the digital thread, followed by requirements to ensure. read more » The post Selecting PLM for the Digital Thread (webcast) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

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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 Fix a Corrupt SOLIDWORKS Drawing

Javelin Tech Tips

Oh no, your SOLIDWORKS drawing appears to be corrupt! It either won’t open properly, won’t save, throws a corruption message, suggests a repair or contacting technical support, etc. What steps can you try to fix it before calling in the cavalry? This article serves as a toolkit for recovering that work.

SLM Solutions and Canwell Medical Partner to Accelerate Certification and Serial Production

Additive Manufacturing

Shanghai, April 8, 2020. SLM Solutions has formally entered into a strategic partnership with Canwell Medical , a leading medical device manufacturer in China. Canwell Medical has chosen to use SLM ® machines for product development of 3D printed surgical implants. SLM Solutions will provide technical and application assistance, as well as research and development support to further accelerate Canwell Medical’s product certification and serial production.

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3D Printing Medical Products – Making The Impossible Possible

Shapeways Blog

When it comes to application-specific 3D printing, the medical industry presents unique challenges and benefits. Few other areas of manufacturing touch human lives in quite the same way, as the production of medical products directly impacts the quality of life. 3D printing is increasingly coming into use as a valid — and, importantly, validated — solution for the production of medical products.

3MTM 3D Printed PTFE

Additive Manufacturing

By 3M. 3M is reshaping the future of fluoropolymers with 3D printed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the first 3D printed fully fluorinated polymer. PTFE is known as a problem-solver, and it is the material of choice for a wide variety of demanding industries and environments.

Kudos To Ford For Helping With 3D Printing During The Coronavirus Crisis


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Univ. of Southern California: Researchers Make 3D Printing Smarter for All Users

Researchers from the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, led by Qiang Huang, Ph.D., have recently been granted $1.4M funding support, including a recent $350,000 NSF. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Machine learning in 3D printing PrintFixer machine learning 3D printing software University of Southern California

Don't Worry, Simplify3D 5 Is On The Way


Simplify3D version 5 is still under development [Source: Simplify3D]. Where is. Read the whole entry. » » software

3D Printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs By The Million


3D printed nasopharyngeal swabs [Image: Carbon]. Carbon continues to make headway in. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Mayra Vasques: "The Key Is The Development And Improvement Of Materials For Intraoral Use"


Mayra Vasques [Source: Women in 3D Printing]. Dr. Mayra Vasques is founder of. Read the whole entry. » » interview

3D Printing And Communication In The Time Of COVID-19


Novel coronavirus is spreading around the world [Image: Pixabay]. We’re talking. Read the whole entry. » » ideas