March, 2019

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.

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.

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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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

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.

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

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

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How to Select Identical Components in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2019 allows you to select identical components by selecting one of the components. This option works within the features including: Pattern Components (Circular Patterns, Circular Component, Curve Driven Component, Linear Component, Pattern Driven Component, Sketch Driven Component).

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.

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

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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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.

Singapore: 3D Bioprinting with Magnesium Alloys to Create Bone Scaffolds

3DPrint.com

Strides in the medical field today via 3D printing have been staggering, and especially in bioprinting, with many different technologies and materials being created. Now, researchers in Singapore are. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d bioprinting 3D printed bone scaffolding alloys bioprinting bone scaffolds magnesium research paper singapore sintering

Allevi launches bioink kit for 3D printing multi-layered skin cells

3D Printing Industry

Philadelphia-headquartered 3D bioprinting company Allevi has launched the Skin Bioink Kit. A material package, this kit is to be used in conjunction with its 3D bioprinters to produce patches of skin.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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

Harvard 3D bioprinting research mimics kidney function like never before

3D Printing Industry

Scientists working with the award winning Lewis Lab at Harvard University have made a significant advancement in the development of 3D bioprinted kidney models.

People, profit and planet

3D Perspectives

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

Reverse Engineering using an Artec 3D Scanner with SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Do you need to tweak a critical component but have no CAD data or drawings? Has one of your machine parts been discontinued? Discover the power of reverse engineering using an Artec 3D Scanner and SOLIDWORKS ! Portable handheld scanners can be used anywhere to capture the specific data you need.

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CAD vs 3D modeling software: what is the difference?

Sculpteo

There are hundreds of answers on every forum whe […]. The post CAD vs 3D modeling software: what is the difference? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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 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

IKEA Israel launches free 3D printable ThisAbles to improve furniture accessibility

3D Printing Industry

While there are unlimited possibilities to the things you can make using a 3D printer, it has to be said that many aren’t always entirely practical. The same can also be said for everyday design. However, a new project from IKEA Israel challenges that.

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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).

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.

Unboxing the Artec Leo

Modern Tech

Anticipated since 2017, the Artec Leo is a revolutionary new 3D scanner. There are many improvements over Artec’s previous offerings, but the most obvious is the Leo’s ability to collect data cordlessly. Other 3D scanners need wires to connect to a power supply and a computer.

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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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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

3D printed dental abutments remedy infectious oral diseases

3D Printing Industry

Austria-based oral implantologist, researcher and inventor Dr. Mario Kern has developed the Extended Anatomic Platform (EAP), a patented process for creating metal 3D printed dental abutments. An abutment is used as a connecting element for bridges, denture, and implants.

Global Precision Medicine Market is Expected to Reach $216.75 billion by 2028

BIS Research

Precision medicine is an innovative approach to prevent and treat diseases by taking into account the individual distinction between genetic make-up, lifestyle, and environment of an individual. It is sometimes also known as personalized medicine.

6 Best Smart Heaters of 2019

3D Printing Hub

Is your HVAC system struggling to keep up with the bitter chill of winter? Or maybe it’s performing just fine but your power bills are frightfully high?

5 Basic Steps for Making a Functional Prototype

Modern Tech

3D printing a functional prototype is one of the most critical steps in the development of any product or solution. It allows for testing, hands-on fit and finish testing and the ability to make design iterations on the fly before the final product is made.

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