December, 2017

Cape Town on Dec. 23

DIY 3D Printing

I’ll be stretching things quite far to attach “construction marketing ideas” meaning to our visit to Cape Town in South Africa a few days before Christmas. Of course, in this part of the world, summer has just started — and there is a local drought.

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.

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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.

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.

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Announcing the Winners of the Valve Design Contest!

Shapeways Blog

We’re excited to announce the winners of our Valve Design Contest ! After starting our landmark partnership with Valve , we wanted to find and discover the best Valve-inspired products created by the community. The results blew us away!

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Why 3D printed lattices could replace foam

Leslie's Blog

Polyurethane foam chemistry is used in many applications across industry verticals such as automotive, packaging, construction, electronics, bedding, and furniture. But innovations in foam’s comfort, performance, and safety have been evolutionary at best.

Prent Corporation Advances Industry Standards with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

Is your company always striving to be at the top of its industry? Keeping up with the latest technologies and even creating its own innovations to advance its goals? SOLIDWORKS has some of the greatest customers in the world, so I have little doubt this describes most of you.

Nylon 12CF Endures the Ultimate Test of Strength in Thule’s Test Center

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

How do you go about incubating products for your brand that help your customers realize and experience their passion for life?

Metal 3D Printing in the Aerospace Industry -- A Few Questions For: Formalloy

3DPrint.com

Last month, the agenda was announced for next week’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego event, hosted by global events producer Rising Media. It will be held at the San Diego Convention Center this. View the entire article via our website.

Best Hoverboard Deals for Christmas

3D Printing Hub

Hoverboards are expected to be on the top Christmas gifts this year. Hoverboard have gotten a lot safer and only independently certified hoverboards are allowed to be sold on sites like Amazon. The certification is called UL2272 and it puts hoverboards through a battery of tests.

Meet Kenny Mok’s Winning RC Car Fleet

Shapeways Blog

Kenny and his ORB Racing FF210. Over the summer, community manager Ruud van den Muijzenberg and I traveled across Europe visiting RC car events. One of the best things about these trips was the incredibly cool people we met along the way.

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.

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.

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.

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 printed watch: is everything possible?

Sculpteo

Are horological structures 3D printable? Indeed, additi […]. The post 3D printed watch: is everything possible? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Successful Surgery Leads to First 3D Printed Shoulder Replacement in Croatia

3DPrint.com

A 60-year-old man in Croatia had been suffering from an infection in his shoulder, resulting in him losing a great deal of bone mass and most of the function in the joint. His level of function, in. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed shoulder 3d printed shoulder replacement croatia lima corporate Trabecular Titanium

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.

Changing the Perception of Engineers

The Solidworks Blog

Imagine an engineer. Who are they? What do they look like? What do they do? When prompted, most will picture a bespectacled white male grasping a pencil and a calculator. It’s a perception that’s got to change because it’s a perception that’s costing the industry. Your country needs you.

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.

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.

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

Want to Hang Your Own 3D Printed Head on Your Christmas Tree This Year?

3DPrint.com

Thanksgiving is over, which means the Christmas trees are going up all over the place, although I know some people who have had their Christmas trees up for at least a month already, weirdos. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3D printed Christmas ornaments 3d printed ornament 3d printed ornaments 3d printed selfie 3d printed selfies pop-up shop selfies Sony Xperia xperia Xperia XZ1

SIMULATION FOR BRIDGES

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. To read more, download the full white paper here.

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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Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Opens a 3D Printing Center of Excellence – Part 2

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.

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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3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry

Sculpteo

When it comes to the automotive industry, additive manu […]. The post 3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

UCSD Helps Preserve Sea Turtle's Health with 3D Printed Brace

3DPrint.com

In 2013, a young loggerhead sea turtle was found in the cooling canal of a New Jersey power plant. She had several physical problems when she was found – there was a gap in the bottom right. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed brace 3d printed turtle shell aquarium Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Geisel Library sea turtle turtle turtle shell UC San Diego UCSD university of california san diego

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.

Complete the MBE Learning Path at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 and Get a Free CSWP- MBD Exam Voucher

The Solidworks Blog

That’s right. Pick your learning path at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 for a more personalized experience, and if you complete the MBE learning path, you’ll obtain a free CSWP-MBD exam voucher. Just in case you didn’t notice, the SOLIDWORKS World 2018 agenda has gone live.