December, 2019

Showerloop - the Open Source DIY Water Recycling Shower

DIY 3D Printing

A friend sent me an interesting and useful open source project for making your own recycling shower. It re-uses 10 litres of water in a loop with filtering and heat reclaiming.

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Product Development Basics for Hardware Entrepreneurs

3D Innovations

In this post we are going over the product development basics for our friends thinking of launching their dream in the new year. As one year ends and another begins, it’s time for many to look ahead to the possibilities of what a brand new year can bring.

Behind the data: Using information intelligence to understand and drive innovation

3D Perspectives

Dassault Systèmes at CES 2020 will continue to drive the conversation around digital transformation to create sustainable innovations. Data plays a critical role in meeting consumer expectations and desires centered on the personalized experiences a product delivers.

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The U.S. Air Force will be holding an Advanced Manufacturing Olympics in 2020

3D Printing Industry

With 3D printing playing a part in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the U.S. Air Force has taken it one step further by organizing an entire Olympic event around the technology.

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.

How 3D Printing is Transforming Dentistry

Modern Tech

3D printing has revolutionized many industries, and the field of dentistry is no different. Due to the numerous benefits of 3D printing, dentists are finding various ways to implement it into their practices.

A quick comparison of CNC machine tools

3E Rapid Prototyping

CNC machines are hugely versatile pieces of equipment, in large part thanks to the range of cutting tools they can accommodate. From end mills to thread mills, there’s a tool for every operation, allowing a CNC machine to perform a variety of cuts and incisions in a workpiece.

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How to choose between 3D printing processes?


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2019 customer story highlights

3D Perspectives

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing how companies around the world, of diverse sizes and industries, use the 3D EXPERIENCE platform and our other applications in many individual ways.

3D Printing Industry Review of the year: February 2019

3D Printing Industry

The month of February 2019 saw conferences such as SOLIDWORKS 2019 and TCT ASIA in Shanghai, innovations from start-ups such as UrbanAlps and Hexo Helmets, as well as the presentation of what is said to be “the largest 3D metal printed part for a working vehicle in automotive history.”

How to Get SOLIDWORKS Certified - CSWP level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types.

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.

CAD Data Management (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How can smaller companies and design teams manage CAD data without taking away from their time to innovate and respond to customers?

(6+3) Dofs Kinematically Redundant Parallel Mechanism

DIY 3D Printing

Very interesting mechanism :-) More info: [link]. kinetic sculpture


Additive Manufacturing: What to expect for 2020?


Additive manufacturing is evolving quite fast, and we s […]. The post Additive Manufacturing: What to expect for 2020? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Plan Your Mine with Confidence

3D Perspectives

Authored by Cristian Poblete. Here’s how you plan a mine with confidence, even when market conditions are uncertain. Leverage the power of “Robust Design” to perform next-generation strategic mine planning that delivers value and performance that lasts.

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.

Oakley selects HP 3D printing as prototyping partner for sports equipment

3D Printing Industry

Global information technology company HP has partnered with Oakley, a California-based sports brand, to create 3D printed prototypes and functional parts across Oakley’s portfolio of products.

How to Get SOLIDWORKS Certified - CSWE level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types.

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part One

Since the 1970s, carbon fiber has been used as a comparatively inexpensive replacement for metals like titanium, due to its high strength-to-weight ratio and stiffness. For that reason, finding. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing BMW carbon fiber carbon fiber reinforcement fiber reinforcement manufacturing carbon fiber

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Making Press Break Tools for Metal Bending with your DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Above you can see it being used in small scale manufacturing with thick sheet metal on industrial press, below you can see it in home use with a simple vise. home manufacturing manufacturing tool

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Discover life-saving 3D printed devices


You certainly know it by now, but additive manufacturin […]. The post Discover life-saving 3D printed devices appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Making a Difference…with electric car subscriptions

3D Perspectives

I think if you want to change the world you have to think radically differently. Stefan Krause. Stefan Krause has always loved cars. He turned his passion into a career at BMW and became a collector of classic cars.

Brazilian scientists 3D bioprint functional mini-livers

3D Printing Industry

Scientists from the Human Genome and Stem Cell Research Center (HUG-CELL) University of São Paulo (USP), have utilized 3D bioprinting to develop functional hepatic organoids, otherwise known as mini-livers.

Learning About Part Priority by 3D Printing Jawbreakers

Modern Tech

In October, we 3D printed some cool-looking lollipops on our Stratasys J-series PolyJet 3D printer to showcase the life-like quality that can be achieved with Vero and Agilus30 materials.

A New Method for 3D Printing Optics with Flexible Thermoplastic Polymer

Despite the high demand, most optical materials are difficult to fabricate into desired shapes using state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies, but researchers at the University of Arkansas (UARK). View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printing system AM3 Lab AMBOTS ballistic gel Clear Ballistics gel Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) university of arkansas

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Gripping gears with pass-through holes by Henry Segerman

DIY 3D Printing

Thingiverse page: [link]. cool things to 3d print gears

Top 2019 3D Innovations Blog Posts

3D Innovations

As 2019 comes to a close our 3D Innovations team is looking back on the year and setting goals for 2020.

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What does 5G mean for your business and life?

3D Perspectives

At CES 2020 —the Consumer Electronics Show that will be held in Las Vegas in January—Dassault Systèmes is looking at data and your personalized experiences. Consumers’ desire for personalization is triggering companies to rethink how to get and use data.

Lamborghini places emphasis on additive manufacturing, extends partnership with Carbon

3D Printing Industry

Carbon, the Silicon Valley-based firm behind Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) technology, has expanded its partnership with luxury car manufacturer Lamborghini.

How to get SOLIDWORKS Certified- CSWA Level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types.

Wolf Schweitzer: “3D Printing is Helping to Develop Forensic Devices”

Post mortem examinations are widely used to determine the cause of death, yet traditional autopsy has changed little in the past century, consisting of external examination and evisceration, View the entire article via our website.

Cool 3D Printed One Hand Controller by Will Cogley

DIY 3D Printing

Build instructions: [link] [link]. cool things to 3d print electronics keyboard

STEM Toys — Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

3D Innovations

STEM toys have grown in popularity as parents and schools are recognizing the importance of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math education opportunities. With Christmas just a week away, it is “crunch time” for those on your holiday list.

Happy Holidays! We’re Open All Season Long


From everyone at i.materialise, we’re wishing you a wonderful holiday season and new year! We’re happy to share with you that we’ll continue to take your orders throughout the entire holiday period.

Engineering fashion: GE Additive engineers on the haute-couture of 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

In May this year, 3D printing made its red carpet debut. The vision of New York fashion designer Zac Posen, several unique fashion pieces caused a stir at the 2019 Met Gala.

When Do I Need 3D Interconnect?

Modern Tech

Instead of struggling to convert CAD files from third-party systems, 3D Interconnect is used as an add-on feature to SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium that allows users to interact with third-party CAD data directly inside of SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

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