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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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

Safran to open €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux

3D Printing Industry

France’s Safran Group, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, has announced that it will open a €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux, France.

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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.

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.

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

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).

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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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.

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.

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

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

GE Additive Education Program Open for Entries From Primary and Secondary Schools

Additive Manufacturing

Global program to date has donated over 1,400 polymer 3D printers to 1,000 schools in 30 countries, providing access to technology and curriculum to more than 500,000 students.

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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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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Learn How SOLIDWORKS Users can Harness the Power of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

The Solidworks Blog

We all know that the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with design stakeholders can mean the difference between success and abject failure when it comes to creating new products today.

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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 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.