Tue.Feb 19, 2019

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Rugby

The Solidworks Blog

Rugby: possibly the most physically demanding of all team contact sports. It’s a dirty and hard scramble to victory that requires a combination of ruthless tactics and brutal tactility. Luckily, technology is on hand to help with the challenge.

Bioprinting 101: Part 7 – Applications


We have discussed a lot about materials within bioprinting as well as different printers that are used to work on bioprinting technology. We have not had an in-depth focus on current applications. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d bio-printing 3D imaging biochemistry biomaterials ct scan medical application

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NASA allots $2 million to develop 3D printed multifunctional sensors

3D Printing Industry

NASA scientist Mahmooda Sultana and her team have received $2 million to develop 3D printed multisensor devices for space exploration. Sultana is Associate Branch Head of the Systems Engineering Branch at NASA’s Maryland-based Goddard Space Flight Center.

Is 3D Printing Right for Your Project?

3D Innovations

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a technology that has expanded product design possibilities and manufacturing capabilities. While 3D printing can certainly help as you work your way through the product development process, it also has its limitations.

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.

What is Drone Fishing and How to Get Started

3D Printing Hub

Most people fly drones to take aerial photos and video. Some enjoy the adrenaline-pumping sport of quadcopter racing. There’s another use for these flying robots, and it’s making quite a splash—literally. This page looks at the growing popularity of drone fishing. Yes, you did read that right.

Chinese Randomized Trial Looks at How Useful 3D Printed Models Actually Are in Treating Bone Fractures


Chinese researchers are examining how 3D printed models can improve treatment of fractures. Chunhui Chen, Leyi Cai, Wenhao Zheng, Jianshun Wang, Xiaoshan Guo, and Hua Chen of the Department of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed fracture models 3d printed medical models china The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical Universit

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Interview With Michael Steinbach on 3D Printing Technical Ceramics


Of all the materials that are currently underused but have high potential none are more exciting to me than ceramics. Ceramics itself as an age old material can give us access to many quotidian. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D ceramics printer 3d print ceramics 3D printing piezoceramics aluminia alumnia ceramic parts ceramics lithoz technical ceramics zirconium zirconium oxide

SOLIDWORKS World 2019: Partner Pavilion

Modern Tech

There are many aspects of SOLIDWORKS World that we look forward to every year, but one that never fails to be increasingly interesting is the Partner Pavilion.

Optomec Engineer Explores Control of Mist Flow in Aerosol Jet Printing


As manufacturers and makers worldwide continue to refine and innovate in the realm of 3D printing software, hardware, and materials, scientists too are motivated to continually create new processes. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing additive manufacturing industrial 3d printing ink jet writing optomec

Northrop Grumman granted patent for composite fiber 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

American global defense company Northrop Grumman has been granted a patent for a composite 3D printing process and device. First filed December 8, 2015, the patent was granted January 8, 2019. It focuses on a fused filament fabrication (FFF) method, for depositing long-fiber reinforced materials. 3D printing at Northrop Grumman In the 3D printing industry, […]. Applications DARPA Jerrell Nardiello John A Crawford John S. Madsen Moog Northrop Grumman Robert J. Christ tern

Aerosint & Aconity3D Teaming Up to Advance Multi-Metal Applications in Additive Manufacturing


The latest collaboration in metal 3D printing has been announced today as Belgium’s Aerosint and Germany’s Aconity3D team up to develop more advanced laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) and added hardware. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d metal printing Aconity3D AconityONE LPBF printer Aerosint industrial 3d printing lpbf

How to Track Your Drone – 5 Best GPS Trackers

3D Printing Hub

Camera quadcopters with tracking modes are the most popular these days. We call these ‘Follow Me’ drones, and they autonomously track their target. That means they can follow and film you or another moving object without someone at the controls. This guide reverses the tracking order.

US Air Force Awards nScrypt Research Company Contract for 3D Printed Conformal Phased Array Antenna Project


Florida-based nScrypt, which manufactures industrial systems for micro-dispensing and 3D printing, is already seeing its technology used for military applications with the US Army. But now the US Air. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d print antennas 3d printed antennas 3d printing research antennas contracts direct digital manufacturing Factory in a Tool military 3d printing military applications nScrypt Sciperio us air force

Disruptive Technologies Are Changing Automakers’ Needs…

Design 2 Part News

“Disruptive Technologies Are Changing Automakers’ Needs, Creating Opportunities for Suppliers” Autonomous, electric, and connected vehicles require new designs, new suppliers. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.

Elzelinde van Doleweerd Fights Food Waste Through 3D Printed Food


Food losses occur during industrial processing, distribution, and consumption, which is the reason why it is becoming a huge economic, social, and environmental concern for consumers, scientists, and. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printed Food 3D Printing 3d printed food Elzelinde van Doleweerd food waste Upprinting Food

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Unlock the power of BOMs with PDM

DASI Solutions

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS PDM gives us a whole new set of tools for Bill of Materials beyond what we’re used to in SOLIDWORKS alone.

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How to Invite Users to participate in SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing

Javelin Tech Tips

Article #3 in our SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing series : In previous articles for this series we introduced SOLIDWORKS Online Licensing , and showed you how to get started with the SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal.

Thyssenkrupp to collaborate with DSTA Signpore on 3D printed submarine parts

3D Printing Industry

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, a branch of German multinational engineering group Thyssenkrupp, and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore additive manufacturing and data analytics for naval applications. Under this agreement, which was signed in the German port city of Kiel, the partners will seek to produce […].

6 Best Lightning flash drives for iPhones and iPads

3D Printing Hub

Flash drives provide a convenient way to transfer files between two devices very quickly.

GKN Additive extends 3D printing network to Asia

3D Printing Industry

GKN Additive, the specialist 3D materials and service providing division of GKN Powder Metallurgy, has opened a 3D printing customer center in China. With the inauguration of this new facility, GKN Additive extends its services into Asia for the first time, hoping to make an impact on the largest automotive market in the world. Guido Degen, […]. Materials GKN Additive GKN Powder Metallurgy Guido Degen Peter Oberparleiter

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6 Best Smart Key Finders of 2019

3D Printing Hub

All of us lose our keys from time to time. To make things worse, this usually happens when we’re already late for school or work and don’t have time to search for them.

Researchers from St. Catherine University create sustainable 3D printed fashion accessories

3D Printing Industry

As London Fashion Week comes to a close, designers and critics are soaking up the latest trends. Researchers from St. Catherine University in Minnesota, are also exploring how new technologies such as 3D printing can create innovative and minimal waste apparel. The findings, published in SpringerOpen, detailed sustainable 3D printed accessories such as pendants, buttons, […]. Fashion Anupama Pasricha London Fashion Week Rachel Greeninger St. Catherine University

Gotrax Glider Electric Scooter Review – Is it worth it?

3D Printing Hub

Kick scooters seemed like a good idea several years ago. They were cheap, portable, and provided a fast means of personal transportation. However, it quickly became clear that using kick scooters efficiently relied on a pretty high skill level. The development of electric scooters brought about a resurgence in the popularity of scooters for personal transportation.

Canada’s AM metal powder industry gets $8M boost at Equispheres

3D Printing Industry

Canadian additive manufacturing powder producer Equisperes has just received an $8 million investment from early stage and SME financing bank BDC Capital. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, and driving at the green-benefits of metal 3D printing, Equishperes is well-positioned within BDC’s ongoing commitment to high-potential Canadian cleantech firms. The investment is also the latest advance in the nation’s […].

How to Read NOTAMs – Easy to Follow Guide

3D Printing Hub

The rise in the number of drones and drone pilots have prompted the government to recognize drones as significant elements of national airspace. In this context, drone pilots can also be considered “airmen” subject to the same set of responsibilities and accountabilities as licensed pilots. One such responsibility of drone pilots is to check for NOTAMs before conducting a planned drone flight.

Another Use Case For 3D Print Services


Yet another way for 3D print services to make money [Source: Forecast 3D]. During a. Read the whole entry. » » service

Making Sense of NOTAMs and DROTAMs: What are they?

3D Printing Hub

Drones are no longer the rarely seen toys of the past years. Today, there are millions of registered drones, and these are used either commercially or for leisure. Recognizing that these drones have become significant elements of national airspace, the government has sought to regulate drone activities through different forms of legislation. On the side of professional drone pilots, communities have developed responsible flight practices to keep drone flight a safe activity.

The Method of User-First 3D Printing


MakerBot’s Forrest Leighton (left) and CEO Nadav Goshen (right) [Image: Fabbaloo]. The hype. Read the whole entry. » » interview printer

What is DJI ActiveTrack and How does it Work?

3D Printing Hub

No drone application is as popular and commonly seen as drone photography. With camera drones, stills and videos can be captured from vantage points that were previously impossible. In addition to the high-quality cameras that come with modern drones, many high-end drones are also programmed with autonomous flight modes that aid in capturing unique and captivating footage. One of the most often used is the Active Track mode. What is Active Track and how can you best use it? What is ActiveTrack?

Race Cars and 3D Printers: A Love Story


Andretti racing [Image via Stratasys]. Mac and cheese. Lucy and Ethel. Penn and Teller. Racing. Read the whole entry. » » usage interview

Interview: Markus Glasser, SVP of EOS on Hexo Helmets and consumer 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Markus Glasser is the Senior Vice President (SVP) of leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer EOS, which has collaborated with UK-based Hexo Helmets to develop 3D printed bicycle helmets. Recently Glasser attended the launch event of the Hexo Helmets, held at the Alphabeta building in London, where we were able to talk and learn more about […]. Sports Hexo Helmets interview Jamie Cox Markus Glasser P11 Polyamide 11 Simon Brotherton Simon Gerrans

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FELIXprinters Gets Big with the Pro L and XL


The New Pro XL [Source FELIXprinters]. FELIXprinters announced a pair of new professional 3D. Read the whole entry. » » printer


Book of the Week: Engineer to Win


How to design a racing car [Source: Amazon]. This week’s selection is “Engineer to Win” by. Read the whole entry. » » book