June, 2018

Cytosurge Improve their FluidFM µ3Dprinter with Pinpoint Accuracy Tech

DIY 3D Printing

I wrote about Cytosurge technology before. They developed a 3D printer that can print metal on the micro-scale. A true technological wonder. Just imagine small robots floating in your bloodstream to repair your body or extremely complex and fine electronic parts like micro-antenna arrays.

Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read


To make you comfortable: If you know Inventor, Fusion 360, SolidWorks or any of the other mainstream CAD packages, you know that everything starts with a 2D sketch that then gets extruded into a 3D shape.

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The Impact of DfAM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Associate consultant and DfAM expert Olaf Diegel authored the following. Over the past three decades, the bulk of research in additive manufacturing has largely focused on AM processes and materials.

Tech in Football: How Yamabiko Europe Scored with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Thirty-two teams. Sixty-four games. One trophy. It all kicks off, quite literally, this June. Not merely a thrilling global display of elite athletic prowess, the world-famous football tournament is a carefully orchestrated exercise in preparation and management.

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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.

3DS, ASE Win Atomexpo Award 2018

3D Perspectives

Just about one year ago, we announced that our customer ASE won Fiatech’s coveted CETI award in the category of “Mega-Project”. Now we have more exciting news to share: Dassault Systèmes and ASE together have won the Atomexpo Award in the category “Innovation for the Future.”

What If You Could Design Your Dream Jewelry?

Shapeways Blog

WHAT IF YOU COULD DESIGN YOUR DREAM JEWELRY? With Shapeways’ new 3D printed jewelry brand Spring & Wonder you can do just that.

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Biggest Manufacturing Event in North America – 1 minute read


Have you booked your hotel yet? What?!?! IMTS in Chicago is about ten weeks away; I might have promised to buy you a drink in one of my videos, so make sure you reach out and get your name on that list.

Can You Dig It?

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Last Wednesday, during a Stratasys company picnic, a few special guests made a special appearance in Eden Prairie. Dave Kindig from Kindig It Designs , his wife Charity and a few others, including Kevdogg, made a pit stop on their way to a nearby car show.

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Learn How to Apply Toleranes on a Single Feature in SOLIDWORKS MBD

The Solidworks Blog

The DimXpert tools in SOLIDWORKS MBD allow you to dimension your parts and assemblies with 3D annotations in order to communicate requirements directly in 3D for the manufacturing process.

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Preparing engineers for the future with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Arming students with the right skills is crucial for successful entry into professional life.

Creating Customized Gifts

Shapeways Blog

Weddings are filled with gifts, and not just the ones you receive. The mother of the bride, the bridesmaids, the groomsmen, they all get gifts from the bride and groom. I wanted to give my groomsmen gifts they couldn’t get anywhere else, and that meant designing them myself.

Sculpteo becomes the largest HP Multi Jet Fusion production center in France


Sculpteo is now becoming the biggest HP production cent […]. The post Sculpteo becomes the largest HP Multi Jet Fusion production center in France appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Sculpteo News

Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam for Subscription Customers

Javelin Tech Tips

If you have an active subscription with SOLIDWORKS you and your team can write a Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam. SOLIDWORKS Certification is like the black belt, that patch on your sleeve, or the badge on your sash.

Additive Manufacturing Education Is Helping To Bridge The Workforce Development Gap

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Additive manufacturing has become a useful and important technology across many industries. Unfortunately, there is a widening gap between additive manufacturing (AM) technology and the number of workers who have the necessary skills needed to implement it.

WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

The Solidworks Blog

Thomas Edison has over one thousand patents to his name (individual or joint), 1,093 to be exact. Most notably for the light bulb, the phonograph, and an initial motion picture concept. He was also very famous in his early 30s and throughout his 84 years.

Meet our New Finishes for Titanium 3D Printing


3D printing in metal opens a world of possibilities for designers and makers. We’ve already talked about the different metal materials on the blog and today we are happy to announce the launch of new finishes for 3D printing in titanium.

Designer Spotlight: Gary Adams (BernieDawg)

Shapeways Blog

Gary Adams has always been a builder. So when his noisy camping stove disturbed his outdoor experience, he decided to fashion his own solution. Here, Gary talks about how BernieDawg Stoves got started and how he uses 3D printing to scale his production. Tell us about your background.

State of 3D Printing 2018: The rise of metal 3D printing, DMLS, and finishes!


We’re back with another in-depth analysis on the State […]. The post State of 3D Printing 2018: The rise of metal 3D printing, DMLS, and finishes! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

US Marines Using LulzBot 3D Printers to Successfully Continue Their Mission


3D printing in the military isn’t just about fabricating weapons like grenades, missiles, and warheads. The US Marine Corps has embraced the technology with enthusiasm, using it to research and. View the entire article via our website.

Nuclear, a dusty industry? (Part 1)

3D Perspectives

450 nuclear power reactors currently generate around 11% of the world’s electricity and 60 more are currently under construction. This makes nuclear energy the world’s second largest source of low-carbon power and represents over 17,000 reactor-years of operation.

SOLIDWORKS Women In Engineering Series: Danielle Boyer

The Solidworks Blog

Danielle Boyer and EKGAR. If you converted passion into fuel, Danielle Boyer could easily solve an energy crisis.

Top 10 3D Model Databases: The Best Sites to Download 3D Models for 3D Printing


If you intend to 3D print a model, that doesn’t mean you always have to start designing from scratch. There are tons of websites out there that offer (both free and premium) 3D models to download.

Future of Commerce: Step-by-Step Creation of Spring & Wonder

Shapeways Blog

More good news from Shapeways! Today we launched Spring & Wonder , a brand, storefront, and jewelry collection that our in-house team built in 2 months. For the collections, we created go-to, everyday pieces while also incorporating technology that allows you to make them your own.

Top 12 of the best photogrammetry software


Photogrammetry can be really useful for various applica […]. The post Top 12 of the best photogrammetry software appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Design Tips & Software

3D Printed Microneedle Array Technology May Offer New Eye Disease Treatment


According to a report commissioned by the Prevent Blindness America organization, eye disorders and treatment for people with vision loss cost close to $139 billion annually. 3D printing has been. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d print drug delivery 3D printed microneedles 3d printing research drug delivery eye care eye disease eyes government grant grant research grant US Department of Defense Washington State University

3D Printing Medtech Startup Helps Surgeons Predict And Validate The Best Treatment For A Specific Patient

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As 3D printing of patient-specific models evolve as a standard of practice for pre-surgical planning of complex procedures, the face of the medical device industry is changing.

Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: The Reveal

The Solidworks Blog

Jonah in his costume. It was a beautiful day in Foxboro on Saturday, June 9, and monster trucks were abound. In a parking lot next to Gillette Stadium, fourteen trucks and their drivers were getting ready for the Monster Jam Pit Party to begin, the mammoth machines shining in the sunlight.

Top Four 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze


The most common misconception about 3D printed jewelry is that it is printed in metallic plastic. This is not the case: it is produced as a real, solid piece of jewelry made out of the precious metal of your choice.

How I Created The Perfect Engagement Ring

Shapeways Blog

I’m Dan, and I designed and 3D printed several things for my wedding back in March of 2016. I wanted my wedding to have custom touches, to be meaningful for my family and friends and not just a commercialized, cookie cutter event.

State of 3D Printing 2018: How do businesses use 3D printing?


Last week we officially announced the latest edition of […]. The post State of 3D Printing 2018: How do businesses use 3D printing? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing & EV Charging Stations


The use of electric vehicles (EV) has been increasing over the past few years due to the introduction of new technology and products. Around 17,800 gas stations contain electric charging stations, View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3D printed charger holder BP electric vehicles R&D Tax Savers shell tesla

‘Apprentice of the Year’ award at 3T

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Last night (Tuesday 26 June) one of our apprentices, Ben Utting, won ‘Level 2 Mechanical Engineering Apprentice of the Year’ award at the Basingstoke College of Technology.

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SOLIDWORKS Self-Paced eCourses: Free* for a Limited Time

The Solidworks Blog

The Summer of eLearning begins! Starting June 21st through September 21st, 2018 SOLIDWORKS eCourses are free* for customers on active SOLIDWORKS CAD Subscription. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your CAD skills sharpened by summer’s end.

Building a Hardware Startup Isn’t a ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Process

3D Innovations

It is a common misconception that building a hardware startup is a straightforward and linear process: Find a Problem—Design a Solution—Sell the Product—Make Money. In theory this is how it should work, but in actuality, this process is more of a maze with twists and turns on your way to success.

171,000 Jobs Come Home to USA in 2017

Design 2 Part News

By Frank Spotorno with Dan Murphy, Yonkers Times.

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5 Best 3D printed boat projects


Boats are used for many important aspects to our societ […]. The post 5 Best 3D printed boat projects appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo