February, 2020

New research explores the behaviour of water on the surface of graphene

3D Printing Industry

New research from the Tokyo University of Science has revealed what happens to water molecules on the surface of graphene.

3D Printing: A Technology of Degrowth? Part 1

3DPrint.com

Even if you’re an optimist, Earth is currently on track for an uncertain fate. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that global greenhouse gasses (GHG) need. View the entire article via our website.

Getting Started with Production Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Production manufacturing is the creation of components and final products on a large scale intended for sale.

Tech-Clarity adds Manufacturing Software Analyst Julie Fraser

Tech Clarity

Tech-Clarity is pleased to announce that we are expanding our research team and extending our coverage to manufacturing operations software! Industry veteran and long-time research analyst Julie Fraser joins Tech-Clarity as Vice President of Research, Manufacturing Software.

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.

New design strategies to inspire sustainable living

3D Perspectives

For a sensitive and sustainable world. The pursuit of innovation redirected toward sustainability is becoming paramount. New solutions are emerging for improving how we make and do things that include a critical analysis of society’s values and ways of living.

3D Printing Chocolate Textures

Modern Tech

Almost everybody loves chocolate, right? That’s exactly what I was thinking when I was working on some models for our previous Halloween and Christmas candy articles.

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CIA’s In-Q-Tel Invests in Markforged

3DPrint.com

Boston-based startup Markforged is growing rapidly, pulling in a whopping $82 million investment in March 2019. Now, the 3D printer manufacturer is getting some additional funds, though this time. View the entire article via our website.

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Investment

Wohlers Talk

We have tracked investment totaling nearly $1.5 billion in additive manufacturing (AM) products and services worldwide. These dollars are critical to the future of AM and its developing ecosystem. Without it, countess producers of machines, materials, and software, as well as service providers, would not survive. Investment dollars do not ensure success, but it gives companies a fighting chance.

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Going Loco With Customized Headphones

i.materialise

Industrial designer Jose Cunyat took his passion for music and 3D printing to create unique versions of the Sennheiser HD25 headphones, later starting up his own company — LOCONOISE.

Trends and Innovation in the Energy & Materials Industry

3D Perspectives

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED. If there is one constant in the Energy & Materials industry it is the onward march of change.

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.

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020: Day 1 Recap

Modern Tech

For me, day one of the very first 3DEXPERIENCE World started with a short early morning flight. This year, I was selected to present and wanted to make sure I had my presentation backed up in multiple places.

From residual McDonald’s cooking oil to 3D printing resin

3D Printing Industry

A team from the University of Toronto, Scarborough (UTSC) have formulated resin for Stereolithography (SLA) from excess McDonald’s cooking oil.

FDM 3D Printing with PEEK for Small Medical Implants

3DPrint.com

German researchers focus in on 3D printing materials for the medical field, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Parameters Influencing the Outcome of Additive Manufacturing of Tiny. View the entire article via our website.

Building a Successful Startup From the Ground Up

3D Innovations

Building a product is one thing, building a successful startup that can stand the test of time is a completely different thing.

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.

Get To Know Our Two New Multi Jet Fusion Polyamide Finishes

i.materialise

The 3D printing world is constantly evolving with new material launches, and we’re excited to announce even more additions to our finishes lineup. In fact, we’re doubling our finish offerings for Polyamide, a Multi Jet Fusion material option!

Making a difference…by helping children with heart defects

3D Perspectives

Imagine the benefits if a clinical team can view a patient’s heart in a realistic 3D model before surgery. Now imagine if that surgery is being conducted on a child.

3D Printing Composite Materials: Micro Automated Fiber Placement

Modern Tech

Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) is the additive manufacturing process of creating 3D shapes using composite layers of heated resin, which also contains non-metallic fibers.

Copper3D develops a HIV inactivating 3D printed device for breastfeeding

3D Printing Industry

Antimicrobial material developer, Copper3D, has developed a new 3D printed device to be used during breastfeeding. The device, made of Copper3D’s trademarked PLACTIVE material, aims to act as an interface between mother and child during breastfeeding, inactivating HIV found in breastmilk.

Markforged Introduces Pure 3D Printable Copper

3DPrint.com

Markforged has announced the release of a new metal material for its Metal X 3D printer: copper. Due to the comparatively low-cost of the Metal X system, this makes Markforged. The post Markforged. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Sculptor: Reverse Engineering and Sub-D Modeling

The Solidworks Blog

You can easily and quickly create and share organic and ergonomic 3D models with 3D Sculptor, but did you know that 3D Sculptor’s xShape app can also help you make quick work of reverse engineering, including transforming tessellated geometry, like the mesh geometry output from topology optimization or generative design, into smooth surfaces?

How Resin 3D Printing Works: Stereolithography Explained

i.materialise

Stereolithography , the technology behind most resin 3D prints, is often referred to as ‘the mother of all 3D printing technologies’ and is considered one of the most widely used techniques for producing high-quality 3D prints. Here at Materialise, we have been using Stereolithography since 1990.

Paving the road for better urban logistics

3D Perspectives

Did you know that delivery is one of the oldest types of business? It all started with the pharaohs who used couriers to deliver messages and news. Today, a couple of thousand years later, delivery systems have changed massively.

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020: Partner Playground

Modern Tech

One of the most exciting parts of 3DEXPERIENCE World was the Playground , which was previously known as the Partner Pavilion.

Researchers develop handheld 3D bioprinter for treating large skin burns

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the University of Toronto (UoT) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have developed a handheld device capable of 3D bioprinting sheets of skin that can heal burn wounds.

AON3D Launches the AON-M2 2020: Large Volume 3D Printer Built for High-Performance Thermoplastics

3DPrint.com

AON3D announces the launch of their AON-M2 2020, the latest industrial 3D printer in their flagship product line. The AON-M2 2020 has been designed to print a continuously expanding array. View the entire article via our website.

All Uppercase, or how I learned to stop worrying about CAPS LOCK in SOLIDWORKS

SolidWorks Legion

SOLIDWORKS 2014 introduced the All Uppercase option for Note Annotations. Forgetting to use CAPS LOCK is no longer something to fear. The post All Uppercase, or how I learned to stop worrying about CAPS LOCK in SOLIDWORKS appeared first on SolidWorks Legion.

Handheld 3D Skin Printer for Accelerated Healing of Severe Burns

3D Printing Progress

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds - and its "bio ink" can accelerate the healing process

SOLIDWORKS Visualize: Seeing is Believing

The Solidworks Blog

To effectively pursue new business opportunities with non-technical clients, EM Dynamics Metal Fabrication , a leading Canadian product development consultancy and contract manufacturer, must effectively and realistically showcase design concepts in 3D.

Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2020: More Redo

Modern Tech

Undo and Redo are core functionalities we use without a second thought. It’s part of the reason we can model without a care in the world, right? We can always undo whatever potential mistake we might make. Even the most basic, fundamental and core functions can be improved.

Markforged receives undisclosed investment from military-supporting nonprofit

3D Printing Industry

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing specialist, Markforged, has recently received an investment of an undisclosed amount from In-Q-Tel, a nonprofit focused on identifying and advancing technologies that could support the missions of U.S. military divisions.

3D Systems Introduces Stacking Feature for Rapid 3D Printing Production

3DPrint.com

Despite the fact that its most recent CEO, Vyomesh Joshi, has headed for retirement, 3D Systems is continuing in his vision for vertically integrated industrial 3D printing. The company has. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d systems dentistry nesting NextDent 5100 production

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Interview With An Engineer: Heavy Duty Quadro 3D Scanner

Purple Platypus

The eviXscan Heavy Duty Quadro is the first 3D scanner ready to scan in almost all conditions, making 3D scanning possible in the harshest of conditions. With two changeable scanning ranges and its four 5Mpix cameras, the Quadro is highly versatile and allows you to scan medium to large objects.

The Sustainable Cooperation of Ecoparks

3D Perspectives

Eco-industrial parks: 5 steps to optimize sustainability. Eco-industrial parks (EIPs) are growing in number as businesses seek ways to boost sustainability and reduce environmental impact.

Surface Modeling on the Cloud: Lessons from #3DXW20 and Beyond

The Solidworks Blog

On my way to earning my CSWE, the most challenging step – in my estimation – was earning my CSWPA-Surfacing certification. It was a fun exam, but challenging nonetheless. In general: creating organic shapes has historically been more challenging, in my opinion, than it really needs to be.

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