August, 2021

Open PC Frame II (OPF-II)

DIY 3D Printing

I always wanted an open PC frame for my linux machine. This one looks great. Thingiverse link: [link] by Empiricus Here is one build on Reddit: [link] by mafco77. electronics pc

SLUGME Through the Years

The Solidworks Blog

Note: this blog post was written by Eric Beatty, the leader of the Seattle Area SOLIDWORKS Power Users Group, and Senior Mechanical Designer at OMAX Corporation. Early March, 2016.


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Solid State Battery Plant to Be Built by 3D Printing Startup Sakuú

Sakuú Corporation is making rapid progress in its goal of scaling up its additive manufacturing (AM) technology to enable mass production of solid-state batteries (SSBs). After showing off its. View the entire article via our website.


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When I first started with SOLIDWORKS back in 2005, I did the Essential Training at our resellers. It was part of buying SOLIDWORKS. Three days of training, where it covered […]. SLUGME SolidWorks #SLUGME6 #solidworks Surface Features

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.

2021 Manufacturing Industry Trends

3D Innovations

The manufacturing industry experienced turmoil in 2020 and, so far, this year we have seen it stabilize with some distinct trends now emerging. In 2020, the manufacturing industry was primarily concerned with staying afloat and overcoming a number of obstacles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Limits to 3D-printed Gear

Wohlers Talk

By Noah Mostow. I returned this week from a month of remote work while traveling through the east coast and mid-west. One of my favorite activities is kayaking on lakes and rivers. Recently, I came across Melker, a Swedish company that produces 3D-printed kayaks.

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Fab16 Conference Kicks Off August 9th at SOLIDWORKS Waltham Campus

The Solidworks Blog

Each year, makers from more than 2000 Fab Labs worldwide gather to share, collaborate, explore and fabricate together in the annual meeting (FabX) of the international fab lab network hosted by The Fab Foundation, the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT, and a host fab lab.

Concrete 3D Printing and Robots: Diamond Age Receives $8M in Seed Funding

Yet another additive construction startup is joining the increasingly competitive, yet still niche segment. Diamond Age is presenting itself as a “full stack robotics” firm aiming to automate the. View the entire article via our website.

A Comprehensive List of Metal 3D Printing Technologies

Manufactur3D Mag

A comprehensive list all metal 3D printing (Metal Additive manufacturing) technologies currently available. All metal additive technologies. EDUCATION 3D Printing Technologies Education Manufactur3D Metal 3D Printing Metal Additive Manufacturing Metal AM Technology

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Product Prototyping: What You Need to Know

3D Innovations

When it comes to product prototyping there is not a one-size-fits-all method. The best prototyping method for your specific product will ultimately depend on several factors, such as: product complexity, material selection and quantity required.

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.

5 Advantages of 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS over Online Licensing

Modern Tech

Last month, SOLIDWORKS announced the phasing out of online licensing. SOLIDWORKS 2022 will not offer this licensing methodology, and it will stop working for prior versions in February of 2022. However, this change does not mean that the benefits of using SOLIDWORKS anywhere have to be abandoned!

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DIY 3D Printing

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Solve More Complex Fluid Flow Problems on the Cloud

The Solidworks Blog

The Fluid Dynamics Engineer Role, part of the 3D EXPERIENCE® Works portfolio, provides fluid flow and thermal analysis simulations to help guide the design process for SOLIDWORKS® designers and engineers.

Point of Care Medical 3D Printing Enabled by New RIZE Partnership

After the successful implementation of additive manufacturing (AM) in aerospace, medical 3D printing has been leading the charge for adoption for a number of applications. Among the most accessible. View the entire article via our website.

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.

ICON raises $200M Funding to Support Rapid Growth and Demand For 3D Printed Construction

Manufactur3D Mag

ICON, developer of advanced 3D printed construction technologies, raised $207 million in financing led by Norwest Venture Partners. APPLICATION CONSTRUCTION 3D printed construction technology Construction Construction 3D Printing Funding ICON Norwest Venture Partners

How dimensionally accurate are 3D printed parts?

3E Rapid Prototyping

How accurate is 3D printing? The answer to that question depends on many factors, such as the type of 3D printing technology , the quality of the model of 3D printer, the 3D printing material , the complexity and practicality of the design , and the user-defined printing parameters.

Award-winning Results with Faster Models and Prototypes

Modern Tech

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas and now into Canada offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases how Des Champs upgraded their execution of design to production with TriMech’s Project Engineering Group.

Modding your printer.

DIY 3D Printing

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Let’s Make: a DIY Laser-Engraving Robot

The Solidworks Blog

When you think of “laser engraving,” what comes to mind? Maybe it’s a personalized gift you received – or made for someone else – during the holidays last year. Perhaps there’s a sign in your apartment or house that features some laser engraving.

Roland DG Re-Enters 3D Printing with SOL LCD Dental 3D Printer

Japanese manufacturer Roland DGA is expanding its presence in the 3D printing industry with the addition of the SOL LCD 3D printer to its DGSHAPE line of dental products. The post Roland DG. View the entire article via our website.

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Desktop Metal Launches 316L Stainless Steel for Manufacturing on the Shop System

Manufactur3D Mag

Desktop Metal, a leader in mass production additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced it has qualified the use of 316L stainless steel for the Shop System™, the world’s first metal binder jetting system. MATERIALS TECH NEWS 316L stainless steel Additive Manufacturing Desktop Metal Shop System

The H350: Print Production Parts Smarter

Purple Platypus

A lot has happened in the world in the last year and a half. And, a lot has happened in 3D printing in the last year and a half. Stratasys has released several new 3D printers, 3D printing technologies, and 3D printing materials.

Nonlinear Impact Analysis using Cloud-based Simulations

Modern Tech

Structural Mechanics Engineer (SME) is a comprehensive structural simulation SaaS (software as a service) solution on the 3D EXPERIENCE cloud-based platform.


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The Value of the SOLIDWORKS Certifications You Earn is Our Top Priority

The Solidworks Blog

Every SOLIDWORKS Certification we issue contains a few different levels of security in order to ensure that those who earn them will know the value that certification holds that they worked to achieve.

Three Rocket Lab Spacecraft with 3D Printed Engines Ordered by Varda Space

Rocket engine 3D printing firm Rocket Lab has signed a significant deal with Varda Space Industries, agreeing to provide the newspace startup with three of its Photon spacecraft for its. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Israeli Researchers 3D Bioprint Cancer Tumour; Achieve a Scientific breakthrough

Manufactur3D Mag

Tel Aviv University researchers successfully 3D bioprinted an active tumour to achieve a scientific breakthrough in battle against cancer. APPLICATION MEDICAL 3D bioprinted tumour 3D bioprinting Cancer Medical research Tel Aviv University

STEM Education: Supporting Your Student

3D Innovations

School is starting back up and for many students this might be the first year that they are introduced to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

New Automotive Mounting Brackets in Less Than a Day

Modern Tech

The goal for this project was to create a set of 3D printed mounting brackets that I wanted to bolt to the factory mounting locations at the front valance of my Toyota MR2. The original lower front spoiler on the car was cracked and in very poor shape.

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DIY 3D Printing

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3DEXPERIENCE Works Simulation for FEA and CFD in the Automotive Industry

The Solidworks Blog

Transportation and Mobility or the Automotive Industry affect our everyday life in many different ways.

Bioprinted Waygu Beef Developed by Osaka Researchers

The bioprinted meat sector is experiencing a surprising boom. While we haven’t seen any widespread deployment of any 3D printed meat or meat substitute, there are a number of pilot. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Applications of 3D Printing that are Transforming the Automotive Industry

Manufactur3D Mag

3D printing applications in the automotive industry is still in its infancy stage but it can have a game-changing impact on the industry. APPLICATION AUTOMOTIVE 3D printing in automotive industry Automotive Prototyping

3D Printing Technology Excels in Product Development

3D Innovations

3D printing technology and product development go hand-in-hand. Additive manufacturing, commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a technology that has experienced exponential growth.