August, 2018

3D-Printed Food

Wohlers Talk

The idea of 3D-printed food came in or around 2011 when Hod Lipson and his team at Cornell University produced some crude but intriguing examples.

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NASA 3D Printed Mars Habitat Competition Projects

DIY 3D Printing

NASA announced the projects to enter the third phase of their 3D printed Mars habitat competition. Here you can see some amazing technological concepts. Hopefully I'll see some of them being used on Mars sometime in the future.

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Is your 3D model a mess? Make it printable!

Shapeways Blog

What do you do when your 3D model is broken? I mean really broken, like “can’t even upload it” broken, or “half of my triangles are disappearing” broken?

Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018: What to expect

3D Perspectives

“Unlocking Africa’s Aerospace and Defence potential”. This is the tagline of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 which will take place from the 19 th to 23 rd of September at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, City of Tshwane, South Africa.

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-Printed Action Figures: How to Make Your Own Action Figure


3D printing has had a huge impact on all kinds of objects… even action figures. Big brands like DC Comics have even signed deals with 3D printing companies to print some of their figurines.

Carnegie Mellon University – 3D Printing the Next Generation of Batteries

Additive Manufacturing

By Emily Durham | Carnegie Mellon University | College of Engineering.

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Dexter High Precision DIY Robot

DIY 3D Printing

Dexter is a high precision 3d printable robot that can be trained by the human operator. Hackaday summary video: Detailed videos showcasing the robot's features: Hackaday project homepage: [link] Project description: Dexter is an open source, 5+ axis robotic arm.

EDU Program Spotlight: Maria Carrion and Núria Diago

Shapeways Blog

With the help of Shapeways, student designers Maria Carrion and Núria Diago were able to take their project, Be (in the) Water, to the next level.

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Revolutionizing Everyday Products with Artificial Intelligence

Design 2 Part News

Researchers in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering are using artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to enhance the products we use in everyday life. Image courtesy of Chelsea Turner/MIT.

PODCAST – Betty Baker – Just Say Yes to STEM

The Solidworks Blog

The most passionate SOLIDWORKS users are the user group leaders. These individuals are a very tight community of SOLIDWORKS users. And, even though I have been working for DS SolidWorks for almost 10 years now, I didn’t realize just how strong this network really was…until I spoke with Betty Baker.

How a designer used 3D printing for human gills


Have you heard of Biomimicry? It’s a way to get inspira […]. The post How a designer used 3D printing for human gills appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Newly Published Data Demonstrate Bone In-Growth Potential of Stryker’s 3D-Printed Tritanium® Cage

Additive Manufacturing

Comparative animal study found significant differences in biomechanical and histologic performance among various interbody cage materials. Results showed that Stryker’s 3D-printed porous Tritanium cages achieved statistically significant increases in bone in-growth. Allendale, N.J. –– Aug.

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Ivan takes his 3D printed tank for a ride

DIY 3D Printing

It's not a full sized tank, but still a great project :-) Ivan has a great YT channel and documents his project build process in detailed way: [link]. 3d printed

Tooling Design: Using FDM and Jigs and Fixtures for GrabCAD Print

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Tool design is a critical part of the manufacturing process, which if done incorrectly, can have major implications on the launch and success of a product. These tools can range from a simple drilling guide to a complex, multi-piece assembly fixture.

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10 Best Long Flight Time Drones

3D Printing Hub

Consumer drones are here to stay and we love them. Taking photos and videos has never been so exciting or this much fun. Or at least it would be if it wasn’t for the short drone battery life. The problem with drones is that they need batteries to power them.

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Tech in the Classroom: Tomorrow’s Teaching Today

The Solidworks Blog

Do you remember your school days? Those memories may encompass chalkboards, textbooks and overhead projectors. Yet one peek into a modern classroom reveals the generational leap that academia has made since the arrival of the digital age. Levelling-up learning.

3D printed eyes: The latest research improvements


One of the industries that benefits the most fro […]. The post 3D printed eyes: The latest research improvements appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Now Available – Dental Industry Embracing New Solutions to Revolutionize Workflows

Additive Manufacturing

The NextDent™ 5100 – powered by Figure 4™ technology – out-performs similar competitive offerings with 4X the speed.

Taking Business Aviation to New Heights

3D Perspectives

Aerospace companies do not have the luxury to maintain the status quo. To meet customer expectations and stay ahead of the competition, they continually look for ways to leverage new technology to improve performance.

New Partnership with the Hawaii State Bar Association

3D Innovations

We are excited to announce a new partnership — 3D Innovations has partnered with the Hawaii State Bar Association. HSBA members have access to a range of discounted products and services throughout Hawaii with their “HSBA Member Benefits” 3D Innovations (New Member Benefit).

Best Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones and Earbuds of 2018

3D Printing Hub

Are you searching for Bluetooth 5.0 headphones, but are having a hard time locating a pair that you’re happy with? Bluetooth 5.0 is a relatively new technology that hasn’t been implemented in the majority of headphones. Therefore, it can be hard to find Bluetooth 5.0

Three Ways 3D Printers are Changing the Face of Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

While 3D printers have been around for over 30 years, the reality of using a printer for manufacturing purposes at a reasonable price has only recently been available.

Rapid Liquid Printing: Creating inflatable structures, between 3D and 4D printing


New additive manufacturing technologies are unveiled qu […]. The post Rapid Liquid Printing: Creating inflatable structures, between 3D and 4D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Apium Filament Dryer Reduces Moisture-Related 3D Printing Defects and Noticeably Increases Printing Success Rate

Additive Manufacturing

Most filaments produced for the Material Extrusion 3D Printing Technology (FFF) are polymer-based materials. Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer can absorb moisture from the atmosphere. Moisture in filaments can cause poor print quality and significantly affect the printing process.

HP partners with CDC to test and bioprint antibiotics

3D Printing Industry

HP has announced its participation in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pilot program that aims to develop new antibiotics designed to fight antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. According to the CDC, a U.S.

3D Printing Dungeons and Dragons with Miguel Zavala

At we’re really interested in 3D printing Dungeons and Dragons. We love that 3D and DnD play so well together. This is a 3D printing application that is not getting enough. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing dungeons and dragons 3ddnd dnd dragons dungeons minifigs minis

All About Polycarbonate

3D Printing Hub

Polycarbonate or “PC” is a highly useful engineering thermoplastic. It has desirable physical properties such as transparency, high toughness, and very good heat resistance. The raw material of polycarbonate allows similar levels of internal light transmission as those of glass.

Creating a Model for Water Ripple Effect with SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

In order to succeed in the product design industry, you need to have hands-on experience with design software, and rudimentary knowledge of 3D printers, laser cutting, etc.

3D printing in education: 6 of the best projects


Additive Manufacturing is used in various industries, f […]. The post 3D printing in education: 6 of the best projects appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Start a SOLIDWORKS Sketch and activate the Line Tool with a Single Key

Javelin Tech Tips

There are many ways to start a SOLIDWORKS sketch. After starting a sketch, good chance you go straight to the line tool. Why not do both in a single keyboard key with the SOLIDWORKS Line Tool Shortcut. SOLIDWORKS Sketch with Line Tool.

Nano Dimension Strengthens Footprint in North America: Announces Channel Partnership with Fisher Unitech

Additive Manufacturing

Fisher Unitech’s CEO: “Our industry leading clients strive to design, test and launch products faster than the competition and we are excited to bring them another tool to accelerate that process.”.

3DBear Introduces Kids to 3D Printing and Augmented Reality

Everyone agrees that it’s important for children to learn new technologies such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality. The challenge lies in finding the best way to teach those skills. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Education Virtual Reality 3d design app 3d design app for kids 3d printing education 3d printing in the classroom 3DBear augmented reality STEAM education STEM education

Fastest Racing Drones of 2018

3D Printing Hub

Perhaps you’re reading here because you’ve got the bug and the desire to find the fastest racing drone for your budget and ambition? Welcome to the club. This is a new and exciting sport like none other.

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Women in Engineering: Taking a Step to Bridge the Gap

The Solidworks Blog

When you hear the word “engineer” who do you imagine first? Chances are a woman is not the first person to pop into your head. That’s because the engineering profession is the field where women are underrepresented the most.

Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials


The 3D printing technology stands out for many reasons […]. The post Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Our 8 Favorite 3D-Printed Sculptures


One of the things we love about 3D printing is how it brings out the creativity in people. It’s a technology with almost limitless design possibilities – and that leads to some pretty fantastic art. Discover what our favorite 3D-printed sculptures are!