June, 2021

Wohlers Audio Series

Wohlers Talk

By Noah Mostow. The additive manufacturing industry is evolving rapidly. To continue to bring insight throughout the year, Wohlers Associates has launched the Wohlers Audio Series.

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“World’s First” 3D Printed School Opens in Malawi, Africa


The first 3D printed school has been inaugurated in Malawi, thanks to 14Trees, a joint venture between LafargeHolcim and the CDC Group, and a BOD2 3D printer from COBOD. The post “World’s. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printer/CNC/Laser Cutting Machines – The Ultimate Comparison Guide

Manufactur3D Mag

3D Printer/CNC/Laser Cutting Machine. All of these machines are used to create, but their approaches to creation are distinct. EDUCATION 3D Printer CNC Router Education Laser Cutting OMTech

Top 11 Features in the Latest 3DEXPERIENCE Update (FD06)

Modern Tech

While there are many improvements and new roles in the latest functional delivery in the 3D EXPERIENCE platform (FD06), today we are focusing on the improved features for those that are using the most typical workflows from a mechanical engineer’s point of view.

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

How to Engineer High-Performing, Quality Products without Extra Cost (eBook)

Tech Clarity

What is the best way for engineers to manage multiple design criteria, impacted by multiple physics, yet still meet deadlines, cost targets, and quality requirements? Tech-Clarity’s eBook, How to Engineer High-Performing, Quality Products without Extra Cost, examines this question.

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Skinny Guy Campers Designs Products that Enable Exploration Anywhere with 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

The recreational vehicle (RV) industry is in Jason Bontrager’s blood. In 1968 his grandparents founded Jayco, Inc., manufacturer of the top travel trailer in the world, the Jay Flight®. Bontrager was head of Jayco product development for many years.

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Launcher’s New Orbital Transfer Vehicle to Rideshare on SpaceX Falcon 9 in 2022


Launcher’s new orbit transfer vehicle (OTV) will debut on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare for its inaugural flight to Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO) in October 2022. Known as Launcher Orbiter, the. View the entire article via our website.

Stratasys Expands GrabCAD Software Partner Program to Add New Global Customers

Manufactur3D Mag

Stratasys Ltd. expands its GrabCAD® Software Partner Program to six companies in its first six months with the addition of Teton Simulation. SOFTWARE TECH NEWS GrabCAD GrabCAD Software Partner Program Software Stratasys Teton Simulation

Why You Should Care About Industry 4.0

Modern Tech

There comes a point in time where a business, company, or even an entire industry realizes they have the choice to either drive change or get left behind. Industry marches to an ever-faster beat where merely blinking your eyes might miss an entire revolution. Did you blink?

Aligning with Quality: Proper Orientation in 3D Printing Means Thinking Ahead

Shapeways Blog

“ For every model, we are trying to keep the right balance between aesthetics and functionality.” Angeliki Sioliou, User Application Design Specialist at Shapeways.

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

What is MES and Why Do I Need it?

The Solidworks Blog

The manufacturing industry is full of incredible technology. Digital transformation, Industry 4.0 , and Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) principles and methodologies are key initiatives worldwide. In fact, there is a worldwide competition to win the 4 th Industrial Revolution.

An Interview With Materialise’s CEO: The Top 5 Highlights


Looking back at three decades. In June 1990, Fried Vancraen and his wife, Hilde, founded Materialise and embarked on a mission to create a better and healthier world through our hardware and software infrastructure and an in-depth understanding of 3D printing.

Sciaky Gets NASA SBIR Award for Machine Learning for Process Control


Sciaky has just gotten a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award in order to use machine learning to improve fault detection in Ti-6Al-4V parts made with the company’s. View the entire article via our website.

Five Ways to Protect Your Startup’s Intellectual Property

3D Innovations

Intellectual property is, in essence, the backbone of a startup. A solid IP strategy protects a business’ original ideas, designs, inventions, and creative works. It is a means to protect what you have created from copycats.

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.

3D Systems Sells On-Demand Manufacturing Business to focus on core AM Business

Manufactur3D Mag

3D Systems announced it has signed an agreement to sell its On Demand Manufacturing business to Trilantic North America for $82 million. GLOBAL NEWS 3D Systems Acquisition On Demand Manufacturing Quickparts rapid manufacturing services Trilantic North America

Realize the benefits of improved Data Management with SOLIDWORKS solutions

Javelin Tech Tips

As a leading provider of easy-to-use design, engineering, and product development solutions, SOLIDWORKS provides the industry’s most affordable distributed product data management software, which can often match the capabilities of expensive PLM systems at a fraction of the cost.

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3D Printing + Arduino + 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS = Mars Rover Replica

The Solidworks Blog

When you saw the Mars Perseverance Rover for the first time, what were your first thoughts? My guess is that most people thought: “Wow – that this is going to roam around on Mars!

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TriMech Ramps Up Rapid Prototyping Possibilities for Businesses

Modern Tech

It has been an eventful year so far for the TriMech RP Services team. Six months ago we outgrew our longtime printing facility and now we’re established at our new location in Connecticut and fully operational!

3DPOD Episode 68: 3D Printing Sci-Fi with Cory Doctorow


Cory Doctorow is a sci-fi author who is passionate about privacy, digital rights, makers, internet freedom, copyright and, also, 3D printing. In this talk, although we do get the distinct. View the entire article via our website.

Great Product Design Has These Two Things

3D Innovations

When it comes to product design no wants to design a mediocre product—we all strive for excellence. However, great product design isn’t as quick or easy as it may seem. When you look at a product that has been thoughtfully designed, you intrinsically know how to hold it and use it.

Kongsberg Ferrotech is developing Underwater 3D Printing Technology

Manufactur3D Mag

Kongsberg Ferrotech is developing a revolutionary underwater 3D printing technology - “Subsea Additive Manufacturing for Lifetime Extension”. 3D PRINTERS TECH NEWS Kongsberg Ferrotech Oil and Gas research organization robotic system SINTEF Subsea Additive Manufacturing underwater 3D printing

3DEXPERIENCE Fluid Dynamics Engineer – Why do SOLIDWORKS users need it?

Javelin Tech Tips

How are you testing designs? The historic way of creating prototypes and running them through costly experiments?

CleanTech Hardware Cup Competition Startup Stories

The Solidworks Blog

It’s not every day that you find yourself in a virtual room with a woman from Norway designing a robotic fish and a man from Smyrna, Georgia, designing an intelligent rooftop solar device to reduce energy expenditures.

The Role of Machined Components in Satellite Communications | Ardel


An Introduction to Satellite Communication Systems. Over the years, satellite communication systems—also known as satcom systems—have become increasingly important to our day-to-day lives.

PERI Group 3D Prints Habitat for Humanity’s First Home


Outside of WinSun, the firm that seems to be progressing the most quickly in the additive construction sector is the PERI Group. The German construction company has been using its. The post PERI. View the entire article via our website.

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Product Development Process

3D Innovations

Traditionally when people talk about product development stages there are typically five to seven stages. No matter the exact number of stages though, the product development process always includes the following: Ideation, product & industry research, planning (i.e.,3D

Final Aim develops Last-Mile Autonomous robot with Ultimaker S3

Manufactur3D Mag

Final Aim, Inc. utilized the Ultimaker S3 printer to rapidly design the first autonomous delivery robot in use for Singapore. GLOBAL NEWS autonomous delivery robot Final Aim Japan Ultimaker Ultimaker S3

Use SOLIDWORKS Component Reference to label Assembly Components

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Component Reference provides you with the ability to assign a label to each instance of a component in an assembly. For example, you could use Component Reference to identify each instance of the same Gear component used in an assembly.

Creating the Next Belly Racer with SOLIDWORKS – Part Three

The Solidworks Blog

Welcome to the “Creating a Belly Racer with SOLIDWORKS” blog series. If you need to catch up, you can start with the first one here. As I indicated in the second blog in this series, we’ll start to look at the Belly Racer chassis design in more detail in this Blog.

Topology Optimization for 3D Printing

Modern Tech

Topology Optimization is key if you are looking for a better way to design a model that meets all goals efficiently, looks aesthetically pleasing and comes in under budget.

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FZero Hypercar Features First-of-its-Kind 3D Printed Gearbox


As Volkswagen recently demonstrated, 3D printing is about to hit the automotive sector in a big way, if it truly is able to integrate 3D printed parts into its upcoming. The post FZero Hypercar. View the entire article via our website.

Getting Beyond Percentages to Insights with OEE (eBook)

Tech Clarity

Could your overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) metrics do more to accelerate improvement? Most manufacturers’ can, but not necessarily by doing what they have been doing. Read our eBook, Getting Beyond Percentages to Insights with OEE, to learn more. Please enjoy the summary* below.

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Markforged makes Three Key Additions to The Digital Forge Platform

Manufactur3D Mag

Markforged announced three key additions to the platform: the Metal X Gen 2, Next Day Metal, and Markforged X7 Field Edition. 3D PRINTERS TECH NEWS 3D printers MArkforged Markforged X7 Metal X Gen 2 Next Day Metal

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Lock SOLIDWORKS External References to prevent design change

Javelin Tech Tips

When working with an assembly that utilizes the SOLIDWORKS top down assembly design approach it is good practice to lock the external references for a design that is ready for release. This will help to ensure the design does not change unless the external references are unlocked first.