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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Trending Sources

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.

Top 25 of the best free CAD software

Sculpteo

A lot of CAD (computer aided design) software are avail […]. The post Top 25 of the best free CAD software appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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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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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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Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.

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

Interview: Brook Drum is Back. The Demise of Printrbot and Brook’s Next Steps

3DPrint.com

I loved Printrbot. The company made value engineered, tough, hackable, well designed and well made 3D printers. Where everyone else was just a clone army, Printrbot made inexpensive 3D printers that. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing brook drum brook drumm modified Printrbot 3D printer printrbot

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.

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!

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

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

3DPrint.com

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed compostites 777-8 777x abs abs composites airbus bead board boeing CFRP composites LSAM tooling Vertical Layer Print VLP

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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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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.

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.

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

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

ICON raises $9 million in funding to build sustainable 3D printed houses around the world

3D Printing Industry

ICON, a Texas-based construction technologies company, has raised $9 million in seed funding to reinvent the construction of affordable homes with the use of “3D printers, robotics, and advanced materials.”

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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.

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List Now Open for Submissions

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List is now open for idea submission and discussion. For those of you who are new to the SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List, it is an opportunity to submit your ideas for enhancements to SOLIDWORKS products. Once the idea submission period ends, voting begins.

3T feature in M&MT magazine

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The latest issue of Materials & Manufacturing Technologies contains a feature about our production Additive Manufacturing (AM) services, which will be demonstrated on our stand (no. P30) at the forthcoming Advanced Engineering exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham (31 Oct-1 Nov).

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

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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Watch: TU Delft’s morphing chaise lounge proves applications for 4D printed furniture

3D Printing Industry

Exploring the capabilities of 4D printing, members of the Robotic Building (RB) research group at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, have created a 3D printed chaise lounge that can swiftly transform into a bed.

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.

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.

Elos Accurate Analogs Helps Innovate 3D Printed Models for Dental Labs

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

With half a century of innovation and expertise within medical devices and over 500 employees at facilities in Europe, the U.S. and Asia, Elos Medtech is committed to meet your needs.

3D printing with plants: How is it possible?

Sculpteo

3D printing is constantly evolving, new 3D printers, ne […]. The post 3D printing with plants: How is it possible? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

Robot Factory Introduces the Sliding-3D Conveyor Belt 3D Printer for Uninterrupted 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Later this week at Maker Faire Rome, Italy-based Robot Factory will be presenting its new Sliding-3D system, which uses a conveyor belt as an essentially limitless build platform. The company is only. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Featured Stories 3d printing build platform 3d printing sustainably biodegradable plastic conveyor belt desktop 3D printer infinite build maker faire rome new 3d printer robot factory Sliding-3D

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