December, 2020

Ford to Use Desktop Metal’s P1 Production 3D Printer

Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal, who recently went public in a SPAC merger, announced today that their P-1 metal additive manufacturing machine has already begun shipping. Ric Fullop, CEO of. View the entire article via our website.

Where is My 3D-Printed Gear?

Wohlers Talk

Note: Noah J. Mostow, research associate at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. With snow falling outside, I am often looking at my snowboarding equipment. It is all traditionally manufactured, along with all my outdoor gear. Where are the 3D-printed products?


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30 Years Of Innovation: Dependable SLS Enables Sustainability In AM


We’re wrapping up our 30 th- anniversary blog series for our parent company, Materialise, with a look at the final 3D p rinting technology in our portfolio: selective laser sintering (SLS).

2021 Is a Great Year to Start a Business

3D Innovations

2021 is going to be a great year to start a business, never have consumers been this open to change and new ways of doing things. With 2021 on the horizon, many people are setting goals for the new year and planning for the future.

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.

Structur3D Launches Inj3ctor Platform, a New Solution for Desktop Injection Moulding of Rubber Parts

Manufactur3D Mag

Structur3D announced the availability of the Inj3ctor Platform, a new solution for desktop injection moulding of rubber parts like silicones and polyurethanes. The post Structur3D Launches Inj3ctor Platform, a New Solution for Desktop Injection Moulding of Rubber Parts appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D.


Get your SOLIDWORKS Certification in 2021

Javelin Tech Tips

Gaining SOLIDWORKS certification in 2021 will help you to advance your career and prove that you are proficient with SOLIDWORKS software. Standing out amongst SOLIDWORKS users from around the world can be challenging.

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Digitalization Impacting Engineering Education (podcast)

Tech Clarity

While there is plenty of negative news around COVID-19, have there been any positive impacts on engineering education? Interestingly, a silver lining of the pandemic has been an acceleration of academic digitalization.

Using 3D Scanning in Veterinary Medicine

Modern Tech

3D scanners are finding their way into more and more disciplines, proving benefits to humankind with every step. But it isn’t just people that are seeing rewards. Researchers are now finding ways to help our friends in nature.

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Getting Started with 3D Printing | Top Questions Answered

3D Innovations

Getting started with 3D printing technology is exciting, however, it often comes with a great deal of questions. Below we answer some of the most common questions we receive. 3D printing is one of those technologies that captures the imagination because of the seemingly endless possibilities of it.

General Motors Opens New Additive Industrialization Center Dedicated to 3D Printing

Manufactur3D Mag

General Motors, one of the world’s leading car manufacturer, announced the opening of the 15,000-square-foot Additive Industrialization Center (AIC), a facility exclusively dedicated to productionizing 3D printing technology in the automotive industry in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

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.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 – Detailing Mode and Drawing Performance

The Solidworks Blog

Improvements in the drawing environment are always among the most popular enhancements with the SOLIDWORKS® user base, and SOLIDWORKS 2021 is no exception. Drawing Performance. When working with large assembly drawings, view manipulation is vital to a good user experience.

Riding the Rails with Wabtec into the 21st Century with 3D Printing

Rail transportation is key to our global infrastructure and, in some ways, could be the future of that infrastructure in the face of climate collapse. For those reasons, it’s crucial. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing freight Neighborhood 91 rail transportation Wabtec

3D printing: What happened in 2020?


Through all the challenges, 2020 has shown the strength […]. The post 3D printing: What happened in 2020? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

The Continuing Story of the TriMech Holiday Ornament

Modern Tech

It is a scientifically proven fact that playing with toys can improve your mood, so this holiday season I decided to play with the 3D printing “toys” I am lucky enough to have access to here at TriMech!

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 Survive and Win New Markets by Getting Even More Value from Simulation (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How can design engineers get even more value from simulation? What is the most effective way to aid design engineers in their ability to create more competitive products? Our new eBook, How to Survive and Win New Markets by Getting Even More Value from Simulation explores these questions.

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Desktop Metal Launches Pure Copper 3D Printing Material for the Studio System

Manufactur3D Mag

Desktop Metal?, a leader in mass production and turnkey additive manufacturing solutions, announced the launch of pure copper 3D printing material for the Studio SystemTM, an office-friendly metal 3D printing system for low volume production.

SOLIDWORKS Workflow Tips & Tricks to help you be 3 times more productive!

Javelin Tech Tips

During this on-demand webinar, Alin Vargatu shares his 3DEXPERIENCE World SOLIDWORKS Workflow Tips & Tricks presentation in an online live training format.

Desktop Metal Announces Volume Production and Global Installations of its Shop Metal 3D Printer

Following a bleak 2020, impacted by challenging slowdown conditions due to the coronavirus pandemic, 3D printer shipments are starting to bounce back after supply-and-demand constraints made this one. View the entire article via our website.

Industrial 3D Printing: The Power and Benefits of Additive Manufacturing

Shapeways Blog

The History. While so much in life is completely unpredictable, one thing is for sure: change will occur. As humans evolve, societies and cultures become more sophisticated, and consumer needs expand.

What is SOLIDWORKS Inspection and How Does it Work?

Modern Tech

Most people think of SOLIDWORKS as a powerful design tool, full of robust features and well-developed workflows that allow engineers and designers to create incredible products.

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Product Innovation in the new Normal (webcast)

Tech Clarity

How can manufacturers innovate through today’s global industry disruption and set themselves up for success as things settle into a new normal? Hear from Kichler Lighting’s Mehul Gala, Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown, and Onshape’s Dave Corcoran.

Govt. of India formulating India’s 3D Printing Policy to Develop a Conducive Ecosystem for Local Firms

Manufactur3D Mag

Powersports Athlete Inspires Amputees to Stay in the Game

The Solidworks Blog

Mike Schultz has been involved in powersports as far back as he can remember. He got serious about motocross in high school, which quickly evolved into racing snowmobiles.

Making Scents Unique: Viktor&Rolf and Formula 1’s New 3D Printed Perfume Bottles Are Striking

Fashion house Viktor&Rolf turned to 3D printing technology to create a sumptuous rose gold dress of thorny branches and flowers for the brand’s iconic Flowerbomb perfume bottle. The 15. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Beginner’s Guide

Javelin Tech Tips

Complete the form below to download the SOLIDWORKS Beginner’s Guide PDF to get an overview of 3D concepts and design processes in a high-level approach. A step-by-step tutorial for creating a part, assembly and drawing is also included. SOLIDWORKS Beginner’s Guide PDF.

When Do I Need Composer Check

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Composer Check is an add-on module for SOLIDWORKS Composer , a popular tool for creating graphical content from existing 3D CAD models. Composer itself, while part of the SOLIDWORKS family of products, does not require users to also have SOLIDWORKS.

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3D Printed Bracelet Series Based on Algorithms

Shapeways Blog

Joanna Boothman clearly remembers one of her first communications with Shapeways long ago, laughing as she alludes to positive feedback she received on a questionable ‘try it and print it’ design that actually turned out quite well.

Solvay collaborates with PrinterPrezz to develop Medical 3D Printing Solutions

Manufactur3D Mag

Solvay announced a collaboration with PrinterPrezz to develop medical 3D printing solutions in implants and devices through Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). The post Solvay collaborates with PrinterPrezz to develop Medical 3D Printing Solutions appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D.

New SOLIDWORKS Professional Flow Exam Now Available

The Solidworks Blog

A new SOLIDWORKS Professional Flow exam is now available! SOLIDWORKS Flow is one of the top two most requested exam topics when we have surveyed users.

Aprecia Taps Battelle to Expand Drug 3D Printing Technology

There remains only one company with 3D printed medicine that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Aprecia became famous in 2015 when its drug Spritam crossed. The post. View the entire article via our website.

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Graphical Manipulator in Structure System

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 is the ability to drag and rotate a structure system structural member using graphical manipulators. This can make it easier to make quick offsets or rotations without using the selected Pierce Point.

How to Change Your SQL SA Account Password

Modern Tech

Have you ever needed to change or even forgotten the password of the SQL Server System Administrator (SA) account? Maybe the password has been lost or the person in charge of keeping it left the company?

With Gratitude this Year

3D Innovations

To Our Community, Our 3D Innovations team wanted to take a moment during the holiday season to express our gratitude. As we wrap up 2020, it’s important to share our gratitude for your support. When the pandemic hit last Spring, it sent the entire business community into a frenzy.

Best Wishes For 2021!


From the whole team here at i.materialise, we’re wishing you a safe and happy holiday season! We know that 2020 has been a very difficult year for everyone, and we sincerely appreciate you sticking with us through it all. Together, we’ve scaled a mountain of a year.