July, 2019

Selecting Parts for AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Adopting additive manufacturing (AM) for serial production is one of the biggest and most interesting recent trends in industry. Many companies want to know the secret of how to choose parts that are a good fit.

Wire Printing in Cura by Chuck

DIY 3D Printing

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Liquid magnets made possible by Berkley lab 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team of scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a Department of Energy (DOE) office lab managed by the University of California, have used a modified 3D printer to produce liquid droplets imbued with magnetic properties.

Up in the Cloud: Technology and Weather Forecasting

The Solidworks Blog

“Hey Siri – is it going to rain this afternoon?” It’s a fairly regular question to hear these days, especially if the neighbours are preparing a barbecue and your washing needs hanging out.

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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.

Stacking 3D Models for Bulk Printing

Shapeways Blog

Sometimes printing multiple copies of a design can make it much more affordable. Shapeways prices depend on many factors, including how much space is taken up in the printers, how much material is used, and other processing considerations.

How to implement metal 3D printing for your business?

Sculpteo

Metal 3D printing is widely used in industries such as […]. The post How to implement metal 3D printing for your business? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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DIY Desktop Spot Welding Machines

DIY 3D Printing

I was looking for a cheap spot welder to make some welds on few 18650 modules, but I couldn't find aynthing affordable for my country. I found two projects with upcycled transformers which are the basis for DIY spot welder. Making this could be dangerouse. Stay safe! diy electronics tool welding

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NASA awards $73.7 million contract to Made In Space for orbiting Archinaut 3D printing spacecraft

3D Printing Industry

Californian off-world manufacturer Made In Space has been awarded with a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate 3D printing in a Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

SOLIDNAPKIN Transforms Sketches into SOLIDWORKS Parts

The Solidworks Blog

Engineers draw things because they want to figure them out, to visualize them in action. A new app for SOLIDWORKS is taking this idea literally, by allowing you to bring any hand sketch, on any piece of paper, into SOLIDWORKS.

A Smooth New Finish For Black PA12

Shapeways Blog

Here at Shapeways, we’re hard at work searching for the best 3D printing materials and making them available to our users. It’s our mission to ensure that you always have the perfect match for your product’s specific characteristics and needs.

The Early-Stage of Hardware Product Development

3D Innovations

When it comes to hardware product development the road to success is often winding and full of bumps and roadblocks, rarely is it linear. Navigating these unforeseen challenges can be overwhelming for many first-time entrepreneurs.

When art purifies the air

3D Perspectives

This article appeared in our 2018 annual report. Click here to read the full document. Kengo Kuma, whose architectural works grace more than 20 countries and which regularly receive prestigious awards, presented Breath/ng at the Milan Design Week 2018.

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3D Printing with Plywood Sheets Combining CNC Cutting and Glue by Shane Wighton

DIY 3D Printing

Project homepage: [link]. 3d printing wood cnc glue plywood

Georgia Tech aims to scale micro 3D printing and produce ant robot army

3D Printing Industry

Barely visible to the human eye, a breed of microscopic 3D printed robots has been developed at Georgia Institute of Technology.

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

The Solidworks Blog

A new SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert exam is now available! This is the second expert-level exam from the SOLIDWORKS Brand. This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.

Repairing a Power Plant With 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Photo Credit: Siemens. What would you trust to 3D printing? How about an integral nuclear power plant part? .

Chopped vs. Continuous Printable Carbon Fiber

Modern Tech

3D printing processes are easy to implement and offer a wide variety of materials to support a part’s requirements while eliminating cost, lead time and design barriers for adopting manufacturing aids on the shop floor. 3D printed composites are an exciting new trend.

Planting the seeds for sustainable agriculture with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

The earth’s population grows constantly, but the size of available farm land remains the same. To meet the world’s increasing food needs and demand for organic food and sustainable farming methods, agricultural equipment needs to be improved.

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Bed Leveling Guide by Billie Ruben

DIY 3D Printing

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3000 year-old Lion of Mosul statue brought back to life with 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A 3D printed replica of the 3000 year-old Lion of Mosul statue is on display at London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM), as part of a three-part exhibition titled Culture Under Attack.

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BATTLEBOTS LIVE! Behind the Scenes

The Solidworks Blog

We arrived at the studio in Long Beach, CA, two hours early, and the line to get in was already stretched across the parking lot. We were hungry after a long drive, so thankfully there was a food cart with hotdogs and bottles of water for folks waiting to get in.

Using 3D Printing to Create Artisan Jewelry

i.materialise

London-based jewelry brand Maria Piana strives to create a new form of abstract jewelry, using intricate industrial processes and artisan experimental techniques.

Using Simulia Structural Simulation Engineer to Run a Snap Fit Analysis

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Simulation is one of the leading design analysis tools that brings the power of simulation into the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD environment, to conduct design validation early in the design process.

Generative design, inspired by the living world

3D Perspectives

This article appeared in our 2018 annual report. Click here to read the full document. Generative design has moved into a new phase.

DIY 3D Printed Leaf Blower Attachment for Line Trimmer Made by Jeff Kerr

DIY 3D Printing

Thingiverse project page: [link]. cool things to 3d print diy tool

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Bosch launches additive manufacturing startup Ceres iAM

3D Printing Industry

German multinational engineering and technology company Bosch has introduced a new subsidiary, Ceres iAM, a startup geared towards providing additively manufactured plastic parts in injection molding quality, specifically for small batch production.

Sofa so Good: the Future of Furniture Technology

The Solidworks Blog

Are you sitting comfortably? No really, are you? Since mankind moved out of the Stone Age and onto the chaise lounge, humans have been finding increasingly satisfying ways to park their derrieres.

Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing?

Sculpteo

You might be surprised, but sand 3D printers go back to […]. The post Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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3D Printing Patriotic Sunglasses With the Stratasys J750 and VeroFlexVivid

Modern Tech

The VeroFlex and VeroFlexVivid family of materials are an unbelievably unique set of new materials available on Stratasys J Series 3D printers , which are capable of producing parts that have improved strength and flexibility while retaining great shape memory.

Navigating advanced shipbuilding with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Many countries are spending extensively on upgrading and expanding their current fleet of naval vessels, which more and more are also involved in providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. This market is expected to reach US$43 billion (38.2 euros) by 2023.

3D Printed DIY Speaker Enclosure by HexiBase

DIY 3D Printing

cool things to 3d print music sound speakers

WACKER to release new silicone 3D printer and materials at K 2019

3D Printing Industry

German Chemical group behind ACEO silicone rubber 3D printing WACKER has announced a range of new products to be presented later this year at the K 2019 trade fair in Düsseldorf.

New VR Mode in eDrawings Desktop Professional 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Ever wish you could just “jump” into your CAD model and walk around and explore every little detail of it in 3D, all in real time? Well, wish no more! Enter eDrawings Desktop Professional 2019 with a new BETA feature for Direct Virtual Reality (VR).

3D Academy: Educate to Innovate

3D Innovations

Our 3D Academy is a huge proponent of hands-on project-based learning to bring innovation and new teaching techniques into the classroom. Here at 3D Academy, we believe that as the landscape of the work environment changes to meet global demands, so should the way we teach in the classroom.

Display Settings Options for Reading Simulation Results

Modern Tech

In any simulation project, setting up the correct boundary condition and interpreting the results are the most challenging phases, regardless of the simulation software being used.

Automotive Industry Adopting Cloud Innovation Platforms (eBook)

Tech Clarity

How can Automotive and Transportation companies leverage the cloud to improve innovation, engineering, and manufacturing across the product lifecycle? We conducted a survey to find out how Automotive manufacturers are approaching the cloud PIP opportunity.

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