December, 2020

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.

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?

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).

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.

Germany-based Rapid Shape Presents RS Inline to Fully automate 3D Printing of Clear Aligner Dental Models

Manufactur3D Mag

Germany-based Rapid Shape, a leading manufacturer of professional and industrial 3D printers, today kicks off the full market release of its RS inline system to 3D print fully automated clear aligner dental models.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2021

The Solidworks Blog

With SOLIDWORKS® Flow Simulation 2021, you can solve additional types of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) problems and improve the processing of project results. Below we describe a few of the enhancements in Flow Simulation 2021. For a complete list, download the What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 PDF.

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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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

Branch Technology Raises $11M to Grow “Largest Fleet” of Construction 3D Printers

Branch Technology has announced that it has closed an $11 million funding round for its additive construction technology. With its 2018 Series A round, this brings the startup’s total funding. View the entire article via our website.

Know Your Materials: Vero

Modern Tech

Stratasys PolyJet technology is capable of creating full-color, high-accuracy parts and works by dispensing several resins together to create a wide range of colors, textures and mechanical properties similar to how an inkjet printer prints onto paper.

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.

Sacrificial Hollow Mold Tooling with ST-130 3D Printing Material

Javelin Tech Tips

Using composite structures is a great way to reduce weight and gain strength. However, creating these structures is labor intensive and costly.

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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.

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.

The Finishing Touch: 3D Printing Material And Finishing Options

Shapeways Blog

Your 3D printed part isn’t done when the 3D printer finishes its work. Post-processing is an integral part of the additive manufacturing workflow, involving everything from removing supports necessary for the 3D printer to produce new geometries to making the completed print to look its best.

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.

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3D Printing Fossils: Researcher Prints and Shares Fossils from Jurassic Epoch


Roger Close is a quantitative paleobiologist. His greatest interest lies in studying ‘macroevolutionary’ patterns in fossil records, documenting broad-scale evolutionary changes in groups such as birds, mammals, and fishes. Plus, he also knows a thing or two about 3D printing.

Accurate Simulation is not determined by the underlying Finite Element Method (FEM)

Javelin Tech Tips

Read the article below to learn how accurate simulation is not solely determined by the underlying Finite Element Method (FEM) mathematics, but by capabilities and features that make correct set up more accessible.

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.

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.

Custom Packaging For Your 3D Printing Business

Shapeways Blog

Packaging is an important part of visually showcasing a business’s brand and products to give customers a professional impression.

Materialise Integrates VR into Mimics Software for Better 3D Anatomical Models

Global 3D printing leader Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has been providing solutions for medical applications for several years now, becoming the first company to receive FDA clearance for the. View the entire article via our website.

nScrypt Delivers 6 Axis 3D Manufacturing System to University of Delaware

Additive Manufacturing

December 8, 2020 – Orlando, FL: nScrypt delivered a “Factory in a Tool” (“FiT”) manufacturing system to the University of Delaware. From its roots as a private academy in 1743, the institution today is a research-intensive, technologically advanced university with global impact.

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.

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

Manufactur3D Mag

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021: Working With Parts

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS® 2021 introduces many enhancements that add to its already robust capabilities when working with parts, including enhancements to sheet metal, 3MF support, and weldments. For a comprehensive list of enhancements, see What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021. Sheet Metal – Edge Flange Capabilities.

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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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PrinterPrezz Secures $16M Financing for 3D Printing Medical Devices and Implants

Fremont, California’s PrinterPrezz has just secured $16 million in a Series A financing round, with which it plans to expand its efforts to 3D print medical devices and implants. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Link3D Makes Push Into Nordic Region With Specific Focus On Additive Manufacturing For Medical Purposes

Additive Manufacturing

Link3D Announces Deployment To Bolster Additive Manufacturing Market On A Global Scale.

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.

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.