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.

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.

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John's 3D Printed Woodworking Tools

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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

Your Complete Guide To SOLIDWORKS World 2019

Modern Tech

They say, "Everything's bigger in Texas," and SOLIDWORKS World 2019 is no exception! This year it kicks off on February 10th in Dallas, Texas, which means we're less than a month away and can't contain our excitement. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS World Events and Webinars

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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.

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

3D Printable Printing Press - The Open Press

DIY 3D Printing

Project page with files and instructions: [link]. art cool things to 3d print paper

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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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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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The Best Material for Automotive Lighting Covers: VeroVivid

Modern Tech

Today I’d like to introduce some new 3D printing materials which take our prototype automotive lighting component printing capabilities to the next level: the VeroVivid Color Family. Automotive 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology 3D Printing Stratasys

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.

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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DIY Laser Cutter by Further Fabrication

DIY 3D Printing

Project page: [link]. diy laser cutter

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SOLIDWORKS Certification Update

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS Certification Program continues to grow year after year. For instance, in 2018 more than 60,000 SOLIDWORKS users were certified and we are rapidly approaching a total of 350,000 certified users around the world.

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.

3D Printed Realism from Stratasys Helps Bring Ancient Artifacts to Life

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Google Arts and Culture Re-creates Forgotten History with Stratasys J750. Stratasys and Google Arts and Culture are re-imagining some of the world’s most cherished artifacts and historical monuments through additive manufacturing.

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The 3 best solutions to get a 3D model for 3D printing

Sculpteo

One of the questions we are constantly asked as a 3D pr […]. The post The 3 best solutions to get a 3D model for 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review now has Editing Capabilities

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review mode is essential when working with large assemblies. Models can be opened in a fraction of time for quick review and then load only the components you need to work on. Use tools like snapshots or walk-through to make the most of it.

Leon's DIY CNC with 3D Printed Parts

DIY 3D Printing

Project developed by: Leon van den Beukel Project GitHub: [link]. cnc cnc mill diy

Six biggest tech trends of 2018

The Solidworks Blog

Science never stands still. 2018 has seen tech’s progress march through the year with smart confidence. Here’s what’s made the year’s most notable tech trends. CAD connectivity. Can you imagine the digital age without social media?

TU Delft Researchers Discuss Microstructural Optimization for 3D Printing Trabecular Bone

3DPrint.com

Trabecular bone, also known as spongy or cancellous bone, is one of two types of bone found in the human body. It is found at the end of long bones, in the pelvic bones, ribs, skull and vertebrae. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed implants 3d printed microstructures microstructures trabecular bone

Getting teachers talking about 3D printing, a BETT 2019 report

3D Printing Industry

According to STEM Learning, a UK provider of STEM careers support, STEM roles are expected to double in next 10 years. Yet, the organization predicts there will be a shortfall of 173,000 skilled workers, with 89% of STEM businesses struggling to recruit.

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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

Simulate Efficiently with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Load Case Manager

Javelin Tech Tips

Getting valid, informative, and useful results is the goal of any design validation and verification activity, whether it be through simulation or physical testing.