March, 2020

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Eight: The FDA’s 3D Printing Resources

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now working with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the 3D printing trade group America Makes. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Community responds to COVID-19 and Coronavirus resources

3D Printing Industry

How is the 3D printing community responding to COVID-19? As the now pandemic Coronavirus takes hold over the globe, we see countries implementing travel restrictions, social distancing measures, and work from home policies.

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3D Printable DIY Astronomy Tracker for your Digital Camera

DIY 3D Printing

Project website: [link]. astronomy optics photography space


That’s all folks!

3D Printed Education

Everything comes to an end… and it’s soon to be goodbye from me on this site. Having retired from teaching in 2018 things have slowed down on this site. I am no longer able to post about the work done in 3D printing by my own and other students, and I am no longer developing new teaching and learning projects and resources. In addition the GCSE and A’Level qualifications have changed so significantly that many of the resources I produced and published are no longer all that relevant.

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.

5 ways the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the Cloud can transform a startup

3D Perspectives

Something that I observed while working as a startup consultant, both in technology and outside of it, was the absence of a comprehensive solution to overcome organizational silos.

Extraordinary Times

Wohlers Talk

Countless organizations have shut down indefinitely. The economy is tanking with the stock market declining to unthinkable levels. United Airlines has cut 95% of its international flights, with most business travel halted. Meeting with others, even close friend and relatives, is discouraged.

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Koala 3D: Chilean researchers investigate climbing 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at the University of Chile have explored a mobile form of 3D printing that allows a machine to produce objects bigger than itself.

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Nourished 3D Printed Vitamins and Edibles

DIY 3D Printing

Company page: [link]. 3d printed food medical applications of 3d printing

6 Planet-Friendly 3D-Printed Designs


Throughout the world, many people are becoming more conscious of the impact our daily lives have on the environment and are therefore taking steps to reduce their waste and carbon footprints.

3D Printing a Realistic April Fools' Prank

Modern Tech

We’ve all heard it before – prank, gag, joke, high jinx, whatever you call it, the day for them only comes once a year. You guessed it, April Fools' Day! Commonly celebrated on April 1 st in America, April Fools' Day is an annual custom consisting of silly jokes and funny pranks.

Search within different variables using SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

Javelin Tech Tips

With the new Quick Search feature included in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 , it’s possible to search within multiple variables right from Windows Explorer; SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search. By default, when searching using an AND or NOT operator, it will search for both values within the same variable.

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Two: Spare Valves for Oxygen Masks

The idea that 3D printing could be used to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic may have first been triggered by work being performed in Chiari, Italy. Our friends at. The post 3D Printing for. View the entire article via our website.

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Wake Forest researchers create microscopic model of the human body

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North California have 3D bioprinted a microscopic model of the human body containing most of the vital organs.

Tour of the 3D Printed ICON Home

DIY 3D Printing

3d printed buildings

Slowing Coronavirus Spread With 3D-Printed Hands-Free Door Openers


COVID-19 is currently at the top of everyone’s minds, and health professionals have made it clear that one of the best ways to stay healthy is to avoid touching public surfaces, such as door handles, with your hands.

Let us help you with business continuity

3D Perspectives

Our world is facing an unprecedented crisis right now. We are all in this together, practicing social distancing in our communities and adapting our day to day routines to control the spread of COVID-19. For many, this means working remotely.

How can I work remotely during COVID-19 Isolation or Quarantine Response?

Javelin Tech Tips

Working from home strategies have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. Since the global pandemic of COVID-19 has begun, more workers, engineers and designers will need to work from home or remotely.

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3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Five: Face Shields and Masks

As a hospitalist mentioned in a previous post on the efforts of 3D printing companies to address the coronavirus outbreak, some 3D-printed parts may be safer and easier to deploy. The post 3D. View the entire article via our website.

New biomaterial discovery enables 3D printing of vascular structures

3D Printing Industry

A new study, published in Nature Communications, details the 3D printing of graphene oxide with a protein which can organise into tubular structures that replicate vascular tissues. The research is led by Professor Alvaro Mata at the University of Nottingham and Queen Mary University of London.

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ICON 3D Printed Community

DIY 3D Printing

3d printed buildings

Office Closed Due to Coronavirus? Here’s How to Use SOLIDWORKS at Home

The Solidworks Blog

We are pleased to announce that SOLIDWORKS is continuing to work with our Value-Added Resellers (VARS) to help our customers during this time of uncertainty that is caused by the COVID-19 virus and resulting need for social distancing.

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Digital Transformation at BID Group using IoT (webcast)

Tech Clarity

How has one of the largest integrated suppliers to the wood processing industry used the IoT to digitally transform their business and deliver new revenue? Learn how BID Group has improved throughput and performance for their customers by remotely monitoring their equipment through the IoT.

Revision Control in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Modern Tech

When it comes to designing a project, it is important to use revision management to track and control any changes that were done. Revision notes are important in the design process because they will specify who designed, approved and validated each revision in the project.

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Four: Corporate Partners

As small 3D printing businesses and individual users jump at a chance to support efforts to manufacture critically needed medical supplies, larger corporations also see opportunities to lend aid. View the entire article via our website.

UC Riverside to lead scalable quantum computing project using 3D printed ion traps

3D Printing Industry

UC Riverside (UCR) is set to lead a project focused on enabling scalable quantum computing after winning a $3.75 million Multicampus-National Lab Collaborative Research and Training Award.

Bed Leveling by John

DIY 3D Printing

John gives a simple tutorial on leveling your 3D printing bed. bed leveling

3D Printing to Assist with COVID-19 Medical Supply Shortages

3D Innovations

3D Innovations’ COVID-19 Response. 3D Innovations is committed to helping Hawaii’s medical community with on-demand 3D printing of critical components during the COVID-19 crisis. Hospitals are dealing with an unprecedented shortage of N95 face masks as COVID-19 grips the nation. This shortage has led to a creative on-demand solution—3D printing.

Selecting a Solution for IoT Remote Monitoring (webcast)

Tech Clarity

What should manufacturers look for in a solution to digitalize and transform service through IoT remote monitoring? What can they do to change the relationship they have with their products and customers to increase business value for themselves and those using their products?

A Message from TriMech: COVID-19

Modern Tech

Over the past few days, we’ve been monitoring and reviewing activity surrounding COVID-19 at the local, state and government level. While COVID-19 continues to be a global concern, TriMech wants to ensure you that we are 100% committed to supporting you and your business in every possible way.

Russian Cats Walk Again with 3D Printed Titanium Prosthetic Paws

We’ve seen cats with 3D printed artificial knees, using 3D printed wheelchairs, and even 3D printed prosthetic legs for cats, but this is a first for me – a Russian. The post Russian. View the entire article via our website.

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Aerosint and Aconity3D develop multi-material metal 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

The specialist recoater developed by Belgium-based Aerosint will be deployed in a new 3D printer made by Aconity3D, capable of laying dual-powder layers for laser powder bed fusion systems.

CNC Kitchen Builds Hand Cranked Plastics Shredder

DIY 3D Printing

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Experience the Future of Energy & Materials Today

3D Perspectives

[link]. From Experience and the Minds of Innovators Comes Modern Life. Energy and materials forms the basis for life, providing the raw materials for infrastructure for our cities and industry, electricity for our homes, and fertilizers for our food.

Learning 3D printing from home: guide for students and educators

Javelin Tech Tips

Learn more about 3D printing. Explore everything about 3D printing in Education! Whether you are an educator, researcher or a student, use these resources to learn more about 3D printing: case studies. videos. latest news. white papers. For Educators. Watch a webinar. Watch our 3D printing 101 webinar to learn: What to look for in a 3D printer. The different types of technology available. How to get started. The importance of a course curriculum. Research 3D printer options for classrooms.

The Case Against Intelligent Part Numbers

Modern Tech

Part numbers are used to identify and catalog different items. Intelligent part numbers are used to capture and display further descriptive characteristics of each unique item. Intelligent part numbers were developed at a time when storage databases were very expensive and not very prevalent.

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Six: Government Regulations and Outreach

As a country with a strong centralized government, China was able to enact a quarantine and manufacture supplies quickly compared to nations with weaker or decentralized governance structures. View the entire article via our website.