January, 2019

Additive Manufacturing in 2019

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. Last week, for example, footwear product company Dr. Scholl’s announced a partnership with Wiivv to produce custom insoles by AM.

Disabled Man Designs and 3D Prints His DIY Sports Wheelchair

DIY 3D Printing

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See a Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coasters located at amusement parks across the U.S. that have garnered the passion and interest of Matt Schmotzer.

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Medical Applications of 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

3D printed protein models by Biologic Models. 3D printing medical applications are gaining tremendous momentum in the medical industry.

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.

Entrepreneurship Needs STEM Education

3D Innovations

There has been a lot of talk recently about STEM education—both at the industry level and the government level. Companies are now working with schools to provide technology collaboration to help prepare students for 21 st century jobs.

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World’s First House 3D Printing Factory Opens In Eindhoven Netherlands

3DPrint.com

The jockeying for position in the 3D printed building world intensifies. A consortium of European companies has started the first house 3D printing factory, in Eindhoven. From a few isolated startups. View the entire article via our website.

Five Simple and Useful 3D Printable Tools by Black Beard Projects

DIY 3D Printing

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Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

The Solidworks Blog

The explosion of affordable immersive devices and broad ecosystem of technology and experiences are enabling more powerful storytelling.

High Accuracy with the 3D Systems DMP Flex 100

Deelip

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a video of a heat exchanger which was redesigned for Direct Metal Printing and printed on a 3D Systems DMP Flex 100. That video received more than 26,000 views and was shared widely. Here are some pictures of a scaled down version of the heat exchanger.

Product Development Strategy: Launching Your Idea

3D Innovations

Did your 2019 resolution focus on product development and launching a business? The New York Post published a piece that says New Year’s resolutions, on average, don’t even last two weeks—that’s right, January 12 th is the fateful day for many resolutions.

3D printed rocket: Rocket Lab launches first NASA mission

Sculpteo

Did you know that you can 3d print Rocket engines? Not […]. The post 3D printed rocket: Rocket Lab launches first NASA mission appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

Researchers Test PLA CaC03 Composite Materials to Make 3D Printed Splints

3DPrint.com

In a paper entitled “Novel PLA-CaCO3 Composites in Additive Manufacturing of Upper Limb Casts and Orthotics—A Feasibility Study,” a group of researchers looks at 3D printing to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed casts 3d printed splints 3d printed splints and braces pla composite

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John's 3D Printed Woodworking Tools

DIY 3D Printing

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Recreating Classic Cars with CAD: Final Tucker Torpedo Project Update

The Solidworks Blog

For all those fans out there who have followed this blog series for the past four years, I have some unexpected news for you. The Torpedo Project has come to an early conclusion. I’m very bummed about this outcome but not as much as the Tucker Torpedo Team.

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6 Times 3D Printing Made It to the Silver Screen

i.materialise

With the hype around the Golden Globes earlier this month and the excitement in the air around today’s Oscar nomination announcement, we thought we would take a look back to see when 3D printing was used in some of our favorite films. Black Panther.

TAHOE Boats Newest Design Uses Thermwood 3D Printed Tooling

Additive Manufacturing

TAHOE Boats , Springfield, MO. formally announced the all-new, revolutionary T16 boat design, engineered with families in mind. Using innovative technology, the T16 delivers an unprecedented lightweight design and affordability with an uncompromising commitment to quality and performance.

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CES 2019: The innovations of 3D printing

Sculpteo

CES, Consumer Electronics Show, is one of the biggest T […]. The post CES 2019: The innovations of 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

US Air Force Testing 3D Printed Titanium Spare Bracket On F-22 Fighter Aircraft

3DPrint.com

Over the years, the US Air Force has turned to 3D printing numerous times, from fabricating parts for fighter jets and other aircraft components to saving thousands – even millions – of. View the entire article via our website.

DIY 3D Printable X-Ray Machine

DIY 3D Printing

This machine could be dangerous!!! Stay safe!!! Fran Piernas developed and made this DIY x-ray machine as he got that idea under a shower. It just shows how a motivated person can build anything. Project page with documentation: [link]. diy electronics

Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

The Solidworks Blog

Albert Hernandez’s design for Ben’s motorcycle costume. Learn about Ben’s costume from the beginning! Time to check in on the SOLDIWORKS Magic Wheelchair build! Between the holidays and SOLIDWORKS World coming up in February, the build team has been swamped.

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Revolutionizing personal transportation with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

High volume of traffic and congestion, rapid urbanization and more than 2 billion cars projected on the road by 2035 create a need for new mobility solutions.

Trump upgraded Chinese Manufacturing

3E Rapid Prototyping

The trade war between China and the USA is proving difficult for many people. Increased taxation between the two nations has caused plenty of economic trouble, especially for Chinese manufacturers.

How can 3D printed adaptive aids help patients with arthritis?

Sculpteo

Around the world, about 350 million people strug […]. The post How can 3D printed adaptive aids help patients with arthritis? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

The USS Harry S. Truman: Metal 3D Printing to Play a Role in Designing Navy Warships

3DPrint.com

3D printing in the military has been ongoing long before such technology became available—or even known—in the mainstream. And the Navy is certainly no stranger to additive manufacturing or. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Huntington Ingalls Industries industrial 3d printing military 3d printing NAVSEA

3D Printable Printing Press - The Open Press

DIY 3D Printing

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[Podcast] A Vision for Creating Better Prosthetic Limbs with Easton LaChapelle

The Solidworks Blog

As a young boy, Easton LaChapelle had an interest in making things…anything…with no barriers. Then he thought he should build something that would help others, and decided he would design a better robotic prosthetic.

Creating a happy and safe smile with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

With people living longer and interest in health and aesthetics increasing, implants have become an essential form of dental therapy around the world.case study. Osstem Implant , a Korean dental medical device manufacturer, has set a goal to become the world’s number one implant provider by 2023.

Virginia Tech 3D prints devices that generate electricity from impact

3D Printing Industry

A new 3D printing discovery at Virginia Tech is poised to change the way we design sensors and low-power generators. A team lead by associate professor Xiaoyu ‘Rayne’ Zheng has succeeded in creating piezoelectric structures that can take on any shape or form.

Micro 3D printing for telecommunication: Is it possible?

Sculpteo

You know it already, mobile communications are quickly […]. The post Micro 3D printing for telecommunication: Is it possible? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Partially 3D Printed Bricks Generate Electricity Through Temperature Changes

3DPrint.com

Bricks have been in use as building materials for millennia, but they can do so much more when science and technology are applied. A group of scientists led by King’s College London have. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed bricks Arizona State University bricks electricity King's College London university of new south wales