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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

My 3D model has been uploaded – now what?

i.materialise

Ever wondered what happens to your file after it has been uploaded to i.materialise? In this post, we will walk you through all the steps that your model will go through, from automated and manual checks to file preparation, production and cleaning.

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.

When it Comes to Product Design, Let Creativity Shine

3D Innovations

When it comes to product design, creativity can really make a difference in the success of a product. First time entrepreneurs can get caught up in the idea that their original idea is the best idea, however this is not always the case.

Open Source DIY Telescope Prime Features Raspberry Pi and 3D Printed Parts

3DPrint.com

While the majority of us are not astronauts, there is a tool that can be used in your home to make you feel like you’re just a little bit closer. The post Open Source DIY Telescope Prime. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d model 3d printed prototype 3d printed telescope astronomy diy project Flashforge 3D printer open source outer space PLA material poland raspberry pi space telescope Sygnis New Technologies Telescope Prime

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3D Printing for Beginners: A Dictionary

i.materialise

3D printing is fascinating and intricate at the same time, and understanding every 3D printing concept can be overwhelming when you are just starting out. Learning the different materials and technologies gets even more complicated with the often complex 3D printing terminology.

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.

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? .

Russian Lab Optimizes FDM 3D Printing Processes Leading to Increased Part Strength of 108%

3DPrint.com

In this study, Russian researchers sought to optimize FFF 3D printing parameters further, improving on strength and optimization processes. Their findings were released in the recently published. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printing parameters fff 3d printing Ultimaker 2 3D Printer

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Discover Our Favorite 3D-Printed Jewelry in Non-Metal Materials

i.materialise

We love the possibility of 3D printing in precious metals: silver, brass, bronze or even gold are some of our most popular materials with jewelry designers. But it’s worth discovering these other unusual materials which can also be perfect for 3D printing jewelry.

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.

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

Made In Space is Helping Human Space Colonization Become a Reality

3DPrint.com

Back in 1998, five space agencies began a collaboration to build the International Space Station (ISS), but building it on the ground and then launching it into space in one. The post Made In. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed Mars colonization 3d printing zero gravity Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) Archinaut international space station made in space Michael Snyder Moon to Mars exploration zero gravity

Evolving next generation race car design with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Sustainable mobility solutions are driving innovation in the automotive industry, as customers want cleaner driving solutions. This demand is extending into the world of competitive racing.

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).

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.

Assessing the Effectiveness of 3D Printed Medical Models for Renal Surgeries

3DPrint.com

Catalina Lupulescu and Zhonghua Sun explore the valuable connection between 3D printing and progressive treatment for kidney patients in the recently published ‘A Systematic Review of the Clinical. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D medical software 3D printed kidney models 3d printed medical models PolyJet 3D Printing renal disease stereolithography (SLA) TangoPlus

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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