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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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 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.

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).

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Battle of software: Fusion 360 vs SolidWorks

Sculpteo

Choosing the right 3D modeling software for your projec […]. The post Battle of software: Fusion 360 vs SolidWorks appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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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Virtual Medicine for Real Patients

3D Perspectives

Medical science is using simulations to query, challenge, hypothesize and test with greater speed and accuracy. Nobel laureate, Martin Karplus, is hoping to develop a vaccine against HIV.

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.

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.

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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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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

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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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.

How to Set Up the Shapeways Fulfillment App for Shopify

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways supports sellers wherever they want to do business.