October, 2018

AM in Africa

Wohlers Talk

Yesterday, I recently returned from my 22nd visit to Africa. Twenty of them have been to South Africa where additive manufacturing activity is the strongest. In fact, I estimate that 99% of AM work on the continent has occurred in the country.

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University of Utah develops 3D bioprinting for ligaments and tendons

3D Printing Industry

A new 3D bioprinting method has been developed by biomedical engineers from the University of Utah.

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How to cut 6mm plywood with your DIY 3D printer

DIY 3D Printing

Tech2C is cutting 6mm Plywood, to make a motor bracket, with a Dremel style rotary tool attached to his HyperCube 3D Printer. It's a powerfull little mill that can be done on most DIY printers. cnc cnc mill dremel plywood

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Four SOLIDWORKS-Designed Bots Duke it Out in BattleBots Final

The Solidworks Blog

I cannot imagine that you are not already aware, but the 2018 Season of BattleBots is coming to an end. The Final Four will be fighting it out this Friday on the Discovery Channel.

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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.

INTERVIEW: Biologic Models founder Casey Steffen on the Power of the Stratasys J750 Printer

Shapeways Blog

As you may have heard, a few days ago we announced some big news: Shapeways is teaming up with Stratasys, a manufacturer of 3D printers, so every inspired designer and creator will soon be able to access one of the world’s only full-color, multi-material 3D printers, the Stratasys J750.

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AM in the U.S. Military

Wohlers Talk

I had the great privilege of spending most of last Thursday at the Pentagon, and what I learned was encouraging. The U.S. Department of Defense has advanced its use of additive manufacturing beyond what I had anticipated.

Qatar’s first conjoined twin separation surgery made possible by 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Sidra Medicine, a specialist medical facility, has announced a successful outcome for a complex medical procedure. A nine-hour operation to separate conjoined twins, Hamad and Tamim, was the culmination of months work by a team of more than 150 medical and support staff.

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The Benefits of Using 3D Printing Technology in Education

3D Innovations

The new school year is underway and social media is buzzing with fantastic projects that teachers have created to get their students involved as active learners—one big way involves 3D printing.

Go BIG and BOLD! Enter the SOLIDWORKS WORLD T-Shirt Design contest!

The Solidworks Blog

Are you an avid SOLIDWORKS user? Are you creative? Do you want to see your very own design worn by the thousands of attendees at SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019? Then enter the SOLIDWORKS WORLD T-Shirt Design contest and show off your best work! How to enter. Create a design for the front of a t-shirt.

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Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing: Meet the future of manufacturing

Sculpteo

It is sure now, Artificial Intelligence is part of our […]. The post Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing: Meet the future of manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

MX3D Metal 3D Printed Bridge on Display in Eindhoven During Dutch Design Week

3DPrint.com

MX3D has been working for a number of years on a metal printing technology specifically for bridges and large metal items. Incorporating machine learning and AI into the build process the company. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printed Architecture Featured Stories 3d architectural design 3d architectural material 3d print robotics 3d printer robotic arm metal printed metal printing MX3D

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Recreating a Virtual City with Multicolor 3D Printing

i.materialise

Brace Yourself Games is an indie video game studio based in Vancouver, Canada. For the upcoming launch of their new city building simulation game, “Industries of Titan” , they wanted to present their concept in a more original way – and used 3D printing to bring the game to life!

Watch: Thermwood 3D prints 12 foot aircraft tool for Boeing 777X

3D Printing Industry

Indiana’s Thermwood Corporation, the developer and provider of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) technology, has conducted a joint demonstration program with global aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

How to Set Up the Shapeways Fulfillment App for Shopify

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways supports sellers wherever they want to do business.

How Technology Continues to Revolutionise the Film Industry

The Solidworks Blog

Cinema might be over a century old. But it’s showing no sign of slowing down. Even a quick glance through its history tells its own filmic story of technology’s progress through the decades.

The world first 3D printed helmet by Kupol!

Sculpteo

Do you remember of the Kupol project? We already talked […]. The post The world first 3D printed helmet by Kupol! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Project Nitrous Uses 3D Printing to Help People with Disabilities In Egypt

3DPrint.com

In 2016, Mohamed El-Hossary and Ahmed Mohsen were running a 3D printing service and marketplace called Etba3ly. When they decided to attend a Maker Faire, things changed for them. At the faire, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed assistive devices 3d printed prosthetics 3D printing for disabled e-nable Egypt Project Nitrous

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ZBrush 3D Printing Tutorial: Preparing 3D Sculptures for 3D Printing

i.materialise

ZBrush is hands down the most popular and powerful digital sculpting software out there. That’s why this program is mainly used for designing figurines, sculptures, game characters, or any other design that needs an organic shape.

ETH Zurich researcher develops magnetic material for FFF 3D printers

3D Printing Industry

Kai von Petersdorff-Campen, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zürich, Switzerland, has developed an additive manufacturing technique to manufacture objects containing magnets.

3DS Makes Fortune’s Future 50 list

3D Perspectives

We are proud to announce that Dassault Systèmes was just named to Fortune ‘s Future 50 list ! BCG and Fortune created this list to reflect a company’s capacity to reinvent its business and sustain revenue growth.

NEW Podcast with BattleBots 2018 Champion

The Solidworks Blog

SPOILER ALERT! If you didn’t watch the BattleBots finals this past Friday, you may want to before reading this blog…. This past Friday night, I watched the BattleBots final four battle it out for the 2018 BattleBots Championship at the WPI University Watch Party supporting Team Bite Force.

Get Your Product Idea Off the Ground

3D Innovations

Coming up with a product idea is exhilarating—knowing that you have an idea that will help not only yourself, but an entire segment of the population, is the very definition of exciting. So now you have an idea, but you aren’t exactly sure what to do next.

Microlight3D Offers a New Kind of Microscale 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

For 15 years, Patrice Baldeck and Michel Bouriau led intense research and development at the Université Grenoble Alpes. They were working on a two-photon polymerization 3D printing process that would. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Microlight3D microscale 3D printing nanoscale

How using 3D printing for architecture projects can truly help your business

Sculpteo

The challenges of the architecture field are numerous. […]. The post How using 3D printing for architecture projects can truly help your business appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Launcher succesfully test-fires EOS 3D printed copper rocket engine

3D Printing Industry

Founded in 2017, Launcher is using 3D printing to develop a liquid oxygen (LOX)/kerosene rocket to transport satellites into low-Earth orbit.

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Visualizing Smart Cities for a Resilient Future

3D Perspectives

The annual World Cities Summit is the place to be for city leaders, managers, and urban planners as it sets the agenda for the conversations that will drive change in our cities in the years and decades ahead.

What to Look for When Hiring a SOLIDWORKS Engineer or Designer

The Solidworks Blog

With the economy picking up in the Gulf Coast region as well as in other parts of the country, we’ve received many questions from companies that use SOLIDWORKS, wanting to know how to find and hire the right engineers and designers to feed their growing demand.

Letter from the CEO – Changes to Shapeways Pricing

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways Community: This is an exciting time at Shapeways. We are committed to providing the community with the leading platform to design, make and sell with the most innovative technologies. This includes the recent announcement of the Fulfilled by Shapeways Shopify integration and the Stratasys J750 multi-material color 3D printing.

3D Printed PLA and PCL Composite Biodegradable Stents Show Promise

3DPrint.com

Biodegradable stents have shown great potential in reducing complications in patients, but they require further study, according to the authors of a paper entitled “3D-Printed PCL/PLA Composite. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed stent 3D printed stents biodegradable stents pcl pla

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3D printing in pediatrics: Saving lives using additive manufacturing

Sculpteo

3D printing is more and more used in the medical sector […]. The post 3D printing in pediatrics: Saving lives using additive manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Systems partners with Amann Girrbach for faster dental device production

3D Printing Industry

3D Systems has announced that Amann Girrbach, an Austrian dental technologies company, will be utilizing its award-winning NextDent 5100 3D printer to optimize dental device production.

Cleaning the world with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

For more than three decades, Germany-based Kärcher has contributed to the preservation of more than 140 restored historical buildings and monuments, such as the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Mount Rushmore in the USA, and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

My Very Little Part in the Largest Ocean Cleanup in History

The Solidworks Blog

A while ago, I had the honor to be part of something special. It was the launch of a project I have been supporting for a few years, which will be hopefully the start of the largest Ocean cleanup in history: #theoceancleanup. Image source: The Ocean Cleanup. I am rooted in the Seas and Oceans.