January, 2020

Recycling with AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. No one is surprised to hear that people produce copious amounts of waste every day. According to a 2017 study , if was found that over 300 million tons of plastic waste is produced annually.

No Layers with Non-Planar Slicing by Teaching Tech

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SQ4D 3D prints 1,900 sq ft home in 48 hours

3D Printing Industry

SQ4D, an offshoot of the New York-based 3D printed home focused S-Squared 3D Printers (SQ3D), has completed construction of a new building, in what it claims is the “largest permitted 3D printed home in the world.”

Customers Can Experience SOLIDWORKS Virtual Reality in eDrawings 2020

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2020 is here, and one of the coolest new features is the ability to open and view any SOLIDWORKS model in Virtual Reality (VR) using eDrawings 2020.

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.

Gold 3D Printing Explained: Technology, Alloys, Colors, Design Tips

i.materialise

3D printing is changing the way goldsmiths work and design. More and more people are asking us how 3D printed jewelry items in gold look and feel.

Surprising Ways an Architecture Department can Use 3D Printing

Modern Tech

3D printing is becoming the norm in terms of prototyping for the manufacturing industry. The ability to create functional designs and even manufacture parts in a fraction of the time it would take by using traditional methods is astounding.

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Anisoprint Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

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Cancer survivor receives facial prosthesis made using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Denise Vicentin, a Brazilian cancer survivor who lost her right eye and part of her jaw, has received a facial prosthesis develop using a 3D printed prototype.

How Flying Cars are Taking a Greener Route Through the Skies

The Solidworks Blog

Picture the scene. It’s been a long day at work. You’re miles from the comforts of home. You’re tired, probably grumpy and sweating behind the wheel of your motor in an impossibly long queue of stationary congestion that’s going nowhere. Consequently, neither are you.

5 key takeaways from CES 2020

3D Perspectives

Our team is just back from CES 2020 . With more than 175,000 attendees, we had many inspiring conversations with those who stopped by our booth, and were also inspired by the buzz that came from what the other 4400 companies exhibiting at the show were talking about.

The Halifax Group Invests in TriMech

Modern Tech

TriMech is excited to announce its new investment partnership with The Halifax Group. With this new partnership, TriMech is able to grow their portfolio of solutions and services to continue to serve their clients in new ways. TriMech News

Build a Startup in Your Hometown

3D Innovations

Deciding to develop a product and build a startup is a big undertaking and the more support you have around you, the more likely you are to succeed. Ten years ago, if you wanted to build a hardware product, moving to Silicon Valley or New York to find support seemed like the only option for success.

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Experimental Large Volume Resin 3D Printer by Element14

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Researchers develop 3D printed sensor embedded prosthetic arm for toddlers

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have developed a prototype for a 3D printed, sensor-operated prosthetic arm designed for children under two-years-old.

Join Us for the 3DEXPERIENCE World Special Event: Bash on Broadway

The Solidworks Blog

Yes, we all know you told your boss that you were coming to 3D EXPERIENCE World to learn more about the latest in design and manufacturing technology, network with like-minded peers and expand your skill set, and, don’t worry, there will be plenty of that.

Boeing 777x Takes First Flight with over 600 3D-Printed Parts

3DPrint.com

Sunday saw the maiden flight of the Boeing 777X, marking an important date in the history of 3D printing for the twin GE9X engines driving the aircraft. Each GE9X features. The post Boeing 777x. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 777x a350 airbus boeing GE9x

When Do I Need FeatureWorks?

Modern Tech

FeatureWorks is a SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional and Premium add-on that allows engineers and designers to directly interact with and edit imported part data in a SOLIDWORKS part file. Imported models, or “dumb solids”, become useable parts within the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD environment.

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3D Printing — The Work Before the Print

3D Innovations

3D printing is a technology that has the ability to capture everyone’s imagination, however we need to remember that it is, in a sense, a secondary process and a lot of work comes before you start printing.

Kyub and Laser Cutting by Hasso Plattner Institute

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80 additive manufacturing experts predict the 3D printing trends to watch in 2020

3D Printing Industry

Predicting the future is impossible. But that doesn’t stop us at 3D Printing Industry from inviting CEOs, CTOs and other AM experts to give us 3D printing predictions for 2020. If you want to stay up to date with the latest 3D printing news, subscribe to our free 3D Printing Industry newsletter.

3D Printing an Aerial Video, FPV R/C Aircraft

The Solidworks Blog

Editor’s Note: We’re partnering with 3DAeroventures , Eric’s brand new YouTube channel, to help bring you a 4-part video series, going from a hacked R/C foam glider in part 1 to full-on, original 3D-printed R/C aircrafts in subsequent builds! The aim?

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Precious 3D Prints For Your Valentine: 10% Off Silver, Gold, And Brass

i.materialise

This Valentine’s Day, get your sweetheart a special and unique gift — a 3D print in one of our top precious metals: Silver, Gold, or Brass. Until the end of the day on January 31st, we’re offering 10% off of these materials when you use the following code at checkout: FromMaterialiseWithLove2020.

TriMech Partners with PostProcess Technologies

Modern Tech

TriMech is excited to announce its new partnership with PostProcess Technologies, who are bringing their industry-leading post-processing products to TriMech's growing catalog of complete engineering and additive manufacturing solutions.

ABB Robotics Adds 3D Printing to RobotStudio Software

3DPrint.com

Industrial robotic arms are no strangers to 3D printing. Their great dexterity and flexibility have made them increasingly powerful platforms for a variety of 3D printing processes. Swiss tech. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printing with robotic arm abb Abb Robotics industrial robotic arm robotic arm

Small Robotic Production Line by Armas Ringerii

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FossiLabs offers enhanced PEEK medical devices with 3D printed porous bone-like structures

3D Printing Industry

FossiLabs, a US-based medical 3D printing start-up, has announced the launch of its FFF 3D printed bone-like scaffolding structures using a porous PEEK material.

Be Inspired by Today’s Greatest Tech Disruptors at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

The Solidworks Blog

3D EXPERIENCE World 2020 is right around the corner, this year taking place at the Music City Center, February 9–12, 2019 in Nashville, TN.

Intellectual Property Protection: The Basics for Startups

3D Innovations

From the record number of patents issued in 2019, one thing is clear, intellectual property protection continues to be a cornerstone of businesses both big and small.

Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2020: G3 Continuity

Modern Tech

It has been described as the holy grail of spline continuity. Maybe that’s an overstatement, but many designers have been waiting a very long time for the ability to add G3 continuity to line segments. Now with SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can create accurate Class-A surfaces with the G3 connection.

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 6: The Community Responds, Continued

3DPrint.com

In our last installment, we began relaying comments from the maker community, including prominent RepRappers and Adafruit, about the status of the maker movement. In this article, we’ll. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Carl Bass Gael Langevin InMoov Joshua Pearce michigan tech open source 3D printing open source hardware

Mihir's 150 USD DIY 3D Printer Build

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Researchers develop flexible 3D printed armor inspired by mollusks

3D Printing Industry

Research led by Ling Li, associate professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT), has developed 3D printed flexible scaled armor inspired by the chitons, a group of marine mollusks.

Drag-and-Drop Ordering Tool Powered by SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

“How to speed up the ordering process, reduce errors and grow our business?”.

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How 5 Major Automobile Manufacturers Use 3D Printing

3E Rapid Prototyping

3ERP has covered many of the different ways automobile manufacturers are benefiting from the advantages 3D printing brings to the forefront.

Your Complete Guide To 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

Modern Tech

This February we're making our way to the place known for cowboy boots, BBQ, country music stars and hot chicken. That's right, TriMech is headed to Music City AKA Nashville, TN for 3DEXPERIENCE World on February 9th! SOLIDWORKS Events and Webinars 3DEXPERIENCE

Smart International Introducing Multimaterial Dryer for 3D Printing Filaments

3DPrint.com

Moisture is not your friend when it comes to 3D printer filament, as humidity can cause weakened material, which then leads to fragile prints, poor surface finish and adhesion, and. The post Smart. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printer filament 3D printing filament drying methods FFF 3d printers filament dryer filament drying systems kodak multimaterial Smart International