December, 2017

The Future of 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

Like many, I’m intrigued by the prospects of the future. For 30 years, I have put thought into the developments and applications of additive manufacturing and 3D printing—terms that are used interchangeably.

What engineers wanted to know about additive manufacturing in 2017

Leslie's Blog

It’s the end of 2017. Retrospection is in vogue at this time. So, in case you were wondering what stories interested your fellow colleagues; we have a list. These were the most read stories on Make Parts Fast during 2017. A few trends pop out from this list.

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The Top 14 QuickBooks Blogs to Read in 2018

3D Innovations

This year, we’re thinking a lot about QuickBooks, and that’s not just to do with our exciting, upcoming acquisition by Intuit. We love checking out content written by our partners, so we thought it was high time we shared a few of our favorite QuickBooks blogs with you!

Our Favorite 3D Printing Stories of the Year  

i.materialise

We are always impressed by the talent of our community and in 2017 you haven’t disappointed us! We wanted to collect some of the 3D printing designs and stories that captivated us this year and we didn’t know where to start. We’re continuously amazed by how skilled and inspiring our users are.

2017: What an Experience!

3D Perspectives

2017 was another busy year here at Dassault Systèmes. As we look forward to all the exciting things we’ve got planned for 2018 – starting with our pavilion at CES in Las Vegas, January 9-12 – we wanted to reflect on a few highlights from 2017. It’s all about Platforms.

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Brogan Volunteers 2017

Design 2 Part News

As part of our commitment to community, Brogan & Partners encourages employees to participate in community volunteer activities. To support this goal, employees are offered one paid day each year for volunteer service.

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A Year of 3D Printing News

i.materialise

The end of the year is approaching fast and this is the perfect time to remember the past year. 2017 has been full of exciting improvements and updates for i.materialise.

Kreisel Electric drives electric vehicles with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Passion for electric vehicle technologies and fast cars lead three Austrian brothers on a mission to electrically power a 1971 EVEX Porsche 910.

Renishaw – Enhancing the Additive Manufacturing Process Chain

Additive Manufacturing

By Renishaw | Case Studies. The design freedom provided by additive manufacturing (AM) or ‘3D printing’ technology is an important enabler in cutting-edge product innovation.

Potential 3D printing materials inspired by nature: Chitin, Graphene, Glass and Cellulose

Sculpteo

Thanks to our annual 3D printing report, we know that p […]. The post Potential 3D printing materials inspired by nature: Chitin, Graphene, Glass and Cellulose appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printers, materials and technologies

Sales, Art, Science, Craft?

3D Printing Hub

The article I wrote, Moving From Selling As An Art To Selling As A Science , has stirred up a lot of reaction in the various venues in which it’s appeared. There have been various comments, mostly supportive. Many suggest, I think correctly, that sales is a blend of art and science.

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SIMULIA Simulation Engineer: Try out a new workflow for SOLIDWORKS users

The Solidworks Blog

We would like to invite SOLIDWORKS users who are interested in additional nonlinear simulation capabilities to join a lighthouse beta program and try the new SIMULIA Simulation Engineer.

The face of digital transformation for 2018

i.materialise

The mask represents a material metaphor for carving our existing digitalized world into a shape never before seen, in a process that blurs the lines between science and art but inside that transformation is yet another amazing transformation opportunity to create a better image of ourselves

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How to Create a Moana Replica Necklace with SOLIDWORKS and 3D Printing

DASI Solutions

Written by: Enrique Garcia, Application Engineer Last Thanksgiving, we watched the Disney movie Moana and my family couldn’t stop humming the songs.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and Stratasys Open Doors for Advanced Medical Innovation with 3D Printing in “Center of Excellence”

Additive Manufacturing

Medical 3D printing center designed to accelerate best-practices for more effective surgical planning and better patient outcomes.

Watching the Universe Grow With James Kincaid, Winner of the Valve Design Contest

Shapeways Blog

With the Valve Design Contest , our creators showed the world what magic is possible when 3D printing meets a partnership with one of the biggest video game publishers on the planet. SO many of you stepped up to the plate and knocked it out of the park.

A year in review: what has happened in 3D printing this year?

Sculpteo

3D printing is a field in constant evolution, with big […]. The post A year in review: what has happened in 3D printing this year? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Innovation & Business strategy

Visit 3DS at CES 2018!

3D Perspectives

IF INDUSTRY WANTS TO MEET NEW CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS, WE MUST UNLEASH SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION. That statement is the theme of Dassault Systèmes presence at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show , the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

7 Sure Ways to Fail as a HR Leader

i.materialise

It’s tough being a Leader these days! You have all these boomers retiring and taking their typewriters and knowledge with them, you have all theses X’ers who think they are now the second coming, the GenY’s and the Millennial’s who have been told they are the second coming, and now we have these Generation Zs who think they can work from where ever since they grew up with a smartphone and an iPad in their crib.

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Axial Periodicity

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 you can reduce the analysis time when analyzing fluid flow (or conjugate heat transfer) in models consisting of axial periodic features. Using this Axial Periodicity you need to calculate the fluid flow only for a sector instead of the entire model.

AMUG – Fried Vancraen Selected for AMUG Innovators Award

Additive Manufacturing

MILWAUKEE, Wisc., 5, 2017 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced Fried Vancraen, founder and CEO of Materialise , as the recipient of its esteemed Innovators Award.

3D Knitting the Future of Customizable, Sustainable Textiles

Shapeways Blog

When you think of 3D printed clothing, you might think of Iris van Herpen , Nervous System , or something similarly futuristic. But did you know that 3D knitting has actually been around since the ’90s? 3D knitting itself has different definitions.

CCO Opens the Idea Garage for Inspiring B2B and B2C Content Marketing Examples

Fabbaloo

Some of the best inspirational and engaging content comes from unexpected places. B2B and B2C brands surprise and delight their audiences with relevant, entertaining, or unique content opportunities, from Instagram to YouTube to new digital media partnerships.

Q&A with 3DS’s Cloud Expert

3D Perspectives

Digital technology trends such as mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), big data and analytics are changing business processes and disrupting business models. The common element is the cloud that is acting as both a transformative force and a prime enabler.

Best Drones for Christmas 2017 (DJI Spark, Mavic Pro, and more)

3D Printing Hub

More than 3 million drones are expected to be sold for Christmas. They will be one of the most popular Christmas gifts this year. They are a lot of fun and a great way to get people outdoors and away from electronics.

Tired of looking for that perfect Christmas tree – Topology Optimization is the alternative

The Solidworks Blog

From avoiding a trampling at a crowded big box store to enduring awkward conversations with your eggnog-fueled uncle and outlasting an impossibly long line for your kids to cry on Santa’s lap, surviving the holidays is no small feat.

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GE Additive Reveals Prototype of New Binder Jet Machine

Additive Manufacturing

Cincinnati, 13 December 2017 – GE Additive has released the first image of a prototype of a brand new additive machine (project name H1 ) based on binder jet technology that will eventually challenge the need for castings.

Our Community Makes History: Congrats on 5 Million Strong & Flexible Prints!

Shapeways Blog

We’re celebrating a huge 3D printing milestone this week: Shapeways has printed over 5 million community-designed Strong & Flexible products on EOS printers. For those of us who have been working and watching for consumer 3D printing to realize its potential, 5 million individual products is a very big deal. And what that means for the industry is that since 2010, Shapeways and EOS have created and now grown 3D printing “software as a service” for everyday people.

Dental 3D printing: how does it impact the dental industry

Sculpteo

There is obviously a growing use of 3D printing in the […]. The post Dental 3D printing: how does it impact the dental industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Paying It Forward to Foster Innovation

3D Perspectives

As we shared in our recent post about the upcoming CES , our pavilion will feature a Startup Village featuring 12 innovative new companies who are part of our SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program and Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Lab.

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Opens a 3D Printing Center of Excellence – Part 1

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital , a non-profit 195-bed inpatient and outpatient pediatric medical center in St.

A New Benchmark for SOLIDWORKS Performance, on the Desktop or on the Go

The Solidworks Blog

Lenovo has just introduced several new workstations built with the SOLIDWORKS® user in mind – the brand new ThinkStation® P520 and compact P520c tower workstations along with the ThinkPad® P52s Ultrabook® mobile workstation.

Renishaw Partners with Advanced Digital Technology Foundation

Additive Manufacturing

November 2017 – Global engineering and healthcare technology company, Renishaw , has become a gold sponsor of North American based head and neck reconstruction organisation, Advanced Digital Technology (ADT) Foundation.

FAQ: The Basics of Product Development

3D Innovations

As a product development firm, we often work with first-time entrepreneurs—people who have a fantastic idea for a product, but need guidance on developing their idea and beginning their startup journey. We help entrepreneurs navigate the wild world of hardware startups.

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