March, 2019

Publication of Wohlers Report 2019

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff of Wohlers Associates co-authored the following. The first months of the year are always an exciting time of discovery at our company. Gathering so much detailed information and data from around the world is laborious but rewarding.

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DIY Depowder Station for 3D Prints Post-processing

DIY 3D Printing

3Digitalcooks made a useful DIY depowdering station. You can save some money and make your own post-processing cell to clean various powder types from a finished part. Project homepage: [link]. 3d printed food diy powder 3d printing

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Podcast: Inspiring our Future Problem Solvers with Dean Kamen

The Solidworks Blog

If you are a science & technology fan, Dean Kamen could be your modern-day Thomas Edison, but maybe… his name doesn’t ring a bell for you… Dean is a celebrity to countless teenagers and twenty-somethings, but he doesn’t have a YouTube channel or smash hit on iTunes or a reality show.

You might soon be able to 3D print wood

Sculpteo

We are now able to 3D print a lot of different material […]. The post You might soon be able to 3D print wood appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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.

Why 3D Printing Might Be Good for Your Jewelry Business

Shapeways Blog

The 3D printing industry seemingly knows no bounds, and the revolution is as exciting as ever. Jewelry producers have been putting incredible results on our fingers, on our necks, and around our wrists. And within this powerhouse industry, 3D printing has already established a strong foothold.

Displaced Auto Worker SOLIDWORKS Training Program

DASI Solutions

Recent plant closures in the automotive industry have put many skilled employees out of work. These men and women now face the challenge of choosing their next step. For many this will require retraining, but that doesn’t mean starting over.

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Advanced PCB Milling on a DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Tech2C has published a video about advanced PCB milling on HyperCube 3D printer. cnc mill dremel electronics pcb pcb milling tutorial

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The Best of Tales from 3DEXPERIENCE, SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer & SOLIDWORKS Simulation Desktop

The Solidworks Blog

There has been a lot of buzz recently in the SOLIDWORKS community about SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer or SSE on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a business platform that provides software solutions for every organization in a company—from engineering to marketing to sales.

3D printing for mechanical engineering

Sculpteo

You know it, applications of additive manufacturing are […]. The post 3D printing for mechanical engineering appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printed Drones are Making Drones More Affordable

Shapeways Blog

Kespry provides drone-based aerial intelligence for industrial use; drone parts 3D printed with Shapeways. Sometimes referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones have been in use by the United States military since the turn of the century.

Perspectives on sustainable design, part 1

3D Perspectives

Design in the Age of Experience 2019 (April 8-14) is about open its doors. This year’s event promises an in-depth exploration of sustainable innovation and role materials play in design.

The Oil and Gas Business is Catching up With 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Billions of people depend on the oil and gas industry. In 2018 the global demand for crude oil alone was more than 99 million barrels per day, that’s a 16% increase compared to 2006 and a 62%. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials ge oil and gas 3d printing oil and gas shell Shell Global Stones deepwater project sinopec 3d printing

Modded DIY 80w CO2 Laser Cutter by Caleb Chico

DIY 3D Printing

Caleb Chico made a custom 80W DIY CO2 laser cutter. It looks amzing with all the LED lights. Like a modded gaming PC case. I like it :-). diy laser cutter led

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Imagine, Create and Innovate with SOLIDWORKS and Matsuura

The Solidworks Blog

Over that last several years we have seen manufacturing come to the forefront of a lot of discussions in the world of design.

Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How do you empower engineers to design the best products possible? Research from Tech-Clarity’s Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers research report finds that design engineers lack confidence in design decisions 28% of the time.

Hardware Startups: Knowing Your Market Segment

3D Innovations

The key to a successful product launch and sustainable business success, is knowing the market segment you are launching your product into. An understanding of the market will provide insight into the competition, best distribution methods, customer acquisition and manufacturing methodology.

Robots could bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.

Design 2 Part News

By Robert Dalheim, Woodworking Network. How could robots potentially bring jobs back to the U.S.? If American companies invest in them. Industrial automation robots improve factory productivity, maximize repeatability, drastically reduce errors, and lower long-term costs.

Researchers Create Fuzzy Like PI Controller to Control FFF 3D Printer Extruder and Bed Heaters

3DPrint.com

I learn all kinds of interesting things writing about 3D printing every day. Much to my chagrin, today I learned that a fuzzy print controller is not actually fuzzy or furry. For those of you who are. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Science & Technology 3d printer extruder algorithms Arduino Nano controller experimentation fff 3d printing fused filament fabrication heated bed heating research paper

Small Wood Frame DIY 3D Printer by Creativity Buzz

DIY 3D Printing

Creativity Buzz YT channel published a build video featuring a small wood framed 3d printer design powered by Arduino. Looks interesting. Anyone knows the model or more about this design? arduino new diy 3d printer wood frame 3d printer

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SOLIDWORKS xDesign: An Elegant Way to Work

The Solidworks Blog

xDesign is SOLIDWORKS’ next generation browser-based design tool built on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. xDesign is not just about translating traditional CAD capabilities to the cloud. Instead, it takes a fresh approach to traditional design tasks that are both elegant and innovative.

People, profit and planet

3D Perspectives

definition of sustainability: meet present needs without compromising future needs. -UN UN World Commission on Environment and Development. .

Marketing a New Hardware Product

3D Innovations

When it comes to marketing your new hardware product, our best piece of advice is to start early. If you wait until your product is being manufactured, you are late to the game. Starting early, means that marketing and product testing often go hand-in-hand.

Two Brand Spankin’ New Colors For 3D Printing In Alumide To Inspire You

i.materialise

What would you print in Bordeaux? What about Petrol Blue? Well now you can get prints in these two colors for 3D printing in Alumide thanks to yours truly.

How Sustainable Is 3D Printing?

3DPrint.com

The global additive manufacturing market has generated revenues of $9.3 billion. Moving forward, many manufacturers will look to 3D printing for sustainable production solutions and waste reduction. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing 3d printing materials additive manufacturing

Morphing and Transforming Devices from BYU

DIY 3D Printing

Cool new IronMan tech or just another "reinvention" of origami? Source: [link]. 3d printed robot robots sf

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Now Supports 3Dconnexion Space Mouse Devices

The Solidworks Blog

Back at SOLIDWORKS World 2019 attendees visiting our Partner Pavilion were able to experience SOLIDWORKS xDesign using 3Dconnexion ’s SpaceMouse® Pro Wireless and SpaceMouse® Wireless CAD mice, both offering the finest in 3D navigation.

Unlocking nature’s secrets with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

In the Swedish city of Lund, one of the largest science infrastructure projects in the world is under construction: the European Spallation Source (ESS).

3D printing improves smart fabrics

Sculpteo

We talked about Additive Manufacturing being use […]. The post 3D printing improves smart fabrics appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

What is the Density of PLA?

3D Printing Hub

If you’re into 3D printing, then you have probably realized that the smallest details can lead to significant results.

A new ally for preserving cultural heritage: realistic 3D printed models

3DPrint.com

Extensive destruction has taken its toll on history, but for the last few years, some archeological sites that have been looted, ravaged and eroded are getting a second chance thanks to 3D printing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D modeling 3D printed archaelogical models 3D scanning archaeology Alexei Vranich Angkor Wat archaeology Cambodia Tiwanaku

How Strong are 3D Printed Thread Inserts?

DIY 3D Printing

Great exploratory video by CNC Kitchen about strenght of 3d printed thread inserts. 3d print quality strength test tutorial

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Double Robotics Doubles Down on Telepresence with SOLIDWORKS PCB

The Solidworks Blog

I work on the West Coast, but many of my interactions are with colleagues who are all over the country. Those who work remotely understand that attending meetings over video conferencing is not nearly as productive or fun as actually being there in person.

MIT engineers use 3D printing to build origami-inspired object gripper

3D Printing Industry

Engineers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have used 3D printing to build a robotic device capable of gripping a wide range of objects. The findings of the research were published in a paper titled, A Vacuum-driven Origami “Magic-ball” Soft Gripper.

Upcoming STEM Events in Hawaii

3D Innovations

There are some great STEM events coming up around Honolulu. Our 3D Academy and 3D Innovations team has had the pleasure of participating in these STEM education events and know what a great opportunity they are for students interested in STEM subjects. Hawaii World of Work Week (April 8-12 th ).

Have you heard about composite materials?

Sculpteo

We talk about 3D printing materials a lot. It is quite […]. The post Have you heard about composite materials? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Japan: Researchers BioPrint & Implant Esophageal Cells Without Scaffolds

3DPrint.com

Researchers from Nagasaki University have recently made further progress in bioprinting—and without the use of scaffolds. As they become closer to their goal of 3D printing the human esophagus, the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printed esophagus Biomimetic structures bioprinting Nagasaki University

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