Thu.Apr 11, 2019

3D Printed Medical Models: There Is a Growing Need for Quality Assurance in Production

Researchers from around the US have convened to analyze the uses of 3D printed medical models further. In their recently published paper, ‘Methods for verification of 3D printed anatomic model. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed model quality assurance 3D printed model verification 3d printed models

Design in the Age of Experience, day 3: focus on sustainable cities

3D Perspectives

We are into the third day of Design in the Age of Experience! You can check day one and day two recaps as well.). Today’s sessions focused on how we design cities. As evolving ecosystems, cities are home to growing populations.

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Tufts engineers 3D print novel metamaterials for optical devices

3D Printing Industry

Engineers at Tufts University in Massachusetts have used 3D printing and metamaterials to develop novel optical devices. The research, published in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering, demonstrates methods of creating metamaterial embedded geometrical optics (MEGOs) with stereolithography (SLA). These 3D printed structures have the ability to absorb electromagnetic signals from any direction at selected wavelengths. […].

Four Key Capabilities and Four Distinct Advantages of SOLIDWORKS Professional

The Solidworks Blog

Currently, nearly 200,000 companies and more than two million users have made SOLIDWORKS the world’s leading computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering application.

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.

AREVO creates 3D Printed carbon fiber Unibody Frames for Emery EBike, partners with Franco Bicycles

3D Printing Industry

AREVO, a Silicon Valley company dedicated to direct digital additive manufacturing of composite materials, has partnership with Franco Bicycles, a Californian boutique bike manufacturer, to deliver 3D printed carbon fiber frames for a new line of eBikes.

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Major European railways sign MoU to identify applications for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

At the 3rd Additive Manufacturing Forum in Berlin, German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB), the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), Italian train operator Trenitalia and government-owned Swedish railways company SJ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by proxy of seven European railways.

University of Toronto Researcher Tests Short Fiber Composites in SLA 3D Printing

3D printing is still relatively uncharted, and questions continue to abound regarding mechanical properties as we seek the most affordable, strong, and durable materials and parts. Now, researchers. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Form 2 3D printer Inverted Stereolithography ISLA sla 3d printing

Win an Ultimaker 3 with the 3D Printing Industry & Protolabs trophy design competition

3D Printing Industry

The 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards are less than two months away and we are on the hunt for this years trophy. If you think you have a winning design then submit your idea for the chance to see it become the official trophy given out at this years award ceremony. If successful you will win an Ultimaker […]. Design 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards Levi Giesbrecht MJF MyMiniFactorty Protolabs SLA Sruthi Venkatesh Tobias Reckinger trophy design competition Ultimaker 3

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Lars Brouwers on 3D Printing for Complex Fractures and Helping in Sierra Leone

Lars Brouwers is a surgeon in training and a researcher at the Radboudumc and the Elisabeth-Tweesteden hospital. He investigates the value of 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the treatment of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3D Medical 3d printed prostheses 3d printing medicine medical 3d printing medicine prostheses Sierra Leone surgeon trauma

Swansea University plans to expand its childrens 3D printing project across the world

3D Printing Industry

The Factory of the Future project, led by Swansea University, introducing children to ‘smart manufacturing’ will be rolled out to schools across the world if it wins its bid for a grant worth over £1.2 million. “It’s It’s vitally important to introduce our schoolchildren to smart manufacturing underpinning technologies like 3D printing from a young age […].

Researchers Tailor Graphene Content in Bespoke Filament for 3D Printed Porous Anodes in Batteries

Long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have a high energy density and low self-discharge, and are finding their way into aerospace and military applications, among others. As the. View the entire article via our website.

Stratasys Delivers the “Missing Link” for LAIKA Studios

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

We like saying our customers can “Make it with Stratasys” – tapping into the power of 3D printing to turn great ideas into innovation and success. For three decades, our team has helped industry leaders capitalize on Additive Manufacturing to make things easier, faster and more reliably than ever before – from prototypes and tooling to final part production.

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Milestones: EOS Celebrates Three Decades

Germany’s EOS has been revolutionizing and expanding the world of manufacturing for 30 years now. As one of the leaders in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, their innovative impact in past. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Adrian Keppler anniversary Dr. Hans Langer eos industrial 3d printing laser sintering metal 3d printing

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2019 Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year (Polymers): the Wildcard Update

3D Printing Industry

Last month, we announced the shortlists for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. Many leading names made the list however, as always, we have left some room for potential Wildcards to enter the mix. How does this work? Each category on the shortlist contains an “Other” option, allowing you to enter a contender that you think […]. Event 3D Systems AON3D Carbon DWS EOS Essentium Farsoon Technologies Hybrid AM Systems Mimaki MiniFactory Natural Robotics Ricoh Strateo3D wasp

Portugal: Researchers Study Ways to Improve Multi-Material SLA/DLP 3D Printing Processes

‘Multi-material 3D printing using stereolithography: an optimization approach,’ authored by Daniel Daniel Bandeira, Marta Pascoal, Artur Mateus, and Miguel Reis Silva explores further uses of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials dlp 3d printing Multi-material SLA 3D printing sla 3d printing

Protolabs launches service for 3D printed copper parts

3D Printing Industry

Protolabs, an award-winning on-demand manufacturing provider, has launched a copper 3D printing service, where it is now offering copper parts produced by additive manufacturing as well as CNC machining. By providing this service, Protolabs is looking to fill a gap in market for copper part suppliers, which are often prototyped or produced using CNC machining. […]. Materials 3D printed copper 3D printing copper Andrea Landoni copper direct metal laser sintering Protolabs

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Reports

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides an automatic way to export your results to a Word document. The document is based on a Word template that extracts a large amount of data from your study. Therefore, Microsoft Office must be installed on the computer.

Protolabs offers £50,000 Cool Idea Award scheme for 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Protolabs, an award-winning on-demand manufacturing provider, is offering a £50,000 grant scheme in Europe for creators and early-stage companies to realize innovate products using 3D printing technologies. Through its design competition, the Cool Idea Award, Protolabs is providing its range of services including additive manufacturing, CNC machining, and injection molding to help bring these new products […]. 3DP Applications 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards Cool Idea!

30 Years of EOS: Moving Ahead With Passion for Industrial 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

As the world’s leading technology and solutions supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing EOS is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1989 by Dr. Hans J. Langer, the company now shapes the world of manufacturing with its innovative solutions.

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China Says Trade Talks With U.S. ‘Moving Forward’

Design 2 Part News

By The Associated Press. BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that trade talks with the U.S. are “moving forward” after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken the world economic outlook. The latest discussions had achieved “new substantial progress,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a daily news briefing. “We also feel that the consultation is moving forward.

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SLM Solutions Supports Standardization Project in the Oil, Gas and Maritime Industry

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, April 10, 2019 – In January 2018 eleven companies started two seamlessly aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs).

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What's New With GrabCAD Print: Versions 1.26, 1.27 & 1.28

Modern Tech

Stratasys' GrabCAD Print is a sophisticated 3D printing app that allows designers and engineers to prepare, schedule and monitor 3D printing jobs. Since its release, GrabCAD has continued to make exciting updates to this software; and we will be updating you every other month on its new features.

LAIKA uses Cuttlefish software from Fraunhofer IGD to 3D print facial expressions for Missing Link film

3D Printing Industry

Missing Link, the latest film from American stop-motion animation studio LAIKA, will be hitting U.S cinemas this week, and it features 3D printed models made using Cuttlefish software, a 3D printer driver from the Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (Fraunhofer IGD). The studio used Cuttlefish to maintain the consistency of its 3D printed […].

Assembly Modeling using Top Down Design

DASI Solutions

Written by Jared Spaniol, Elite Application Engineer When working with assemblies in SOLIDWORKS there are always a few common questions that come up like where to start, what should my base component be, how can I reference other components, what … Continue reading →

DNV GL leads research on Singapore-based program for additive manufacturing in the maritime sector

3D Printing Industry

DNV GL, an Oslo-based international classification society, has been appointed as the lead researcher of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore-initiated Joint Industry Program (JIP) which seeks to accelerate additive manufacturing in the maritime industry. Within the JIP, DNV GL will collaborate with 10 Singapore Ship Association (SSA) companies to examine the cost and […].

Significant Purge of Thingiverse This Week


Thingiverse is missing some tanks [Source: World of Tanks]. Thingiverse has dropped a number of. Read the whole entry. » » corporate


Could the Maritime Industry Be The Next Metal 3D Printing Garden?


Moving shipping towards 3D printing? Source: Pixabay]. EU researchers have developed an unusual. Read the whole entry. » » ideas

Automated Quoting, eCommerce, and Custom Orthotics


iOrthotics Founder and General Manager Dean Hartley [Source: DigiFabster]. iOrthotics has. Read the whole entry. » » software service

Fabric Nets Injected with Expanding Foam


In this modern age of everything-looks-the-same DIY furniture, it makes sense that some people want to. Read the whole entry. » » design

XYZprinting STEAM 3D Education Program Open for Applications


Students from the Stockbridge InvenTeam at work on The Ezra Project [Image: XYZprinting]. Read the whole entry. » » learning