May, 2018

You’re Welcome to Break my Endmill – 2 minute read

“There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” – Colin Powell. Here is a practical way to learn. Fail and fail quickly.

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5D Printing: A New Branch Of Additive Manufacturing


3D printing has already been around for quite a few yea […]. The post 5D Printing: A New Branch Of Additive Manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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Design for AM in Montreal

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is a key to unlocking the power of AM. Neglecting to understand its importance may present a problem for companies hoping to tap into the technology’s potential.

LBRY 3D Printing and Design Contest - Win some Cryptocurrency!

DIY 3D Printing

I wrote about LBRY before as a great possibility to decentralize your DIY projects and keep them out of corporate controlled platforms. Here is one example of archery project uploaded by Juleah. LBRY just announced a small 3D printing and 3D design contest with cryptocurrency rewards.

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.

Lithium Mining and Electric Vehicles: Powering Innovation and a Greener Future

3D Perspectives

The future of transportation is increasingly greener, with jurisdictions around the world aiming to significantly grow the number of electric vehicles traversing the streets. In the state of California, an ambitious target has been set to reach 5.5

Sandia Labs apply design for additive manufacturing to build precision telescope

3D Printing Industry

Using sub-par materials and inaccurate dimensions does not sound like the appropriate start to a precision engineering project. However, a team at Sandia National Laboratories has done just that, and made a functional telescope capable of “seeing” as accurately as one five times the cost. How did they do it? By leveraging the advantages of design […]. Design Design for Additive Manufacturing DfAM Sandia Sandia National Laboratories SERIIUS Ted Winrow telescope tooling

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3D printing for energy: Discover the 3D printed wind turbine


We saw it in a previous blog, additive manufacturing is […]. The post 3D printing for energy: Discover the 3D printed wind turbine appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

Small Batch Production at Avid

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, intern at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Two weeks ago, I visited Avid Product Development , a design, prototyping, and small batch manufacturing firm in Loveland, Colorado.

General Public Uses 3D Printing to Make Art Accessible to the General Public

The word “democratization” is often used when it comes to 3D printing. The technology democratizes creation and production, allowing people to create and customize their own products. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D printed art reproduction 3d printed paintings art reproduction Fujifilm General Public Portia de Rossi Synograph Synography

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Contest Alert! Project of the Year 2018.

3D Perspectives

Project of the Year is an annual student competition held by our Academia department. Students from around the world submit their projects created with any Dassault Systèmes solution for a chance to win one of fourteen prizes.

The Georgia research lab patching children’s hearts with 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center, aptly abbreviated as HeRO, is at the cutting edge of tissue engineering. A part of Georgia Tech and Emory University, HeRO is developing therapies that can change children’s lives and, unsurprisingly, 3D printing is playing its role in that plan. The Davis Group, led by HeRO director Michael Davis, […].

Preparing Files for 3D Printing: File-Fixing Terminology Explanation and Checklist


Creating a model for 3D printing can be somewhat intimidating at first. In this blog post, we will cover some essential tips designers should keep in mind to get a stunning 3D print. Sticking to this checklist will make sure that your 3D model is perfectly prepared to be 3D printed.

3D Printed Prosthetics: 8 Incredible Animal Prostheses


We know how 3D printing is implemented on many differen […]. The post 3D Printed Prosthetics: 8 Incredible Animal Prostheses appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

The Magic Behind Holywood Blockbusters Using SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Every designer knows that careful attention to detail on their designs is important to ensure the manufacturing team can build the best product possible. However, in Hollywood, a lot can be done with special effects and CGI alone so what if there is no a physical manufacturing?

Researchers Create First Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor

At the Chemnitz University of Technology, another first has been achieved: researchers from the Professorship of Electrical Energy Conversion Systems and Drives have created the first fully 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed electric motor 3D printed motor Chemnitz University of Technology

5 Awesome Beginner’s 3D Design Programs

Shapeways Blog

3D printing your creations with Shapeways is easy, but designing your 3D models can get a little bit tricky. Fret not! We’ve compiled a list five design software that are used extensively in the 3D printing world which you can start using today, regardless of your skill or budget.

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2018 3D Printing Industry Awards winners announced

3D Printing Industry

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards brought together the leaders of the additive manufacturing world, academic pioneers and many of the major figures in the 3D printing industry. Now in its second year, the awards are unique in many ways – including the public voting system used to select the winners. Over 150 guests representing […].

5 Essential 3D Modeling Tips for 3D Printed Jewelry


I know that creating a model for 3D printing can be somewhat intimidating. Despite offering you a lot of design freedom, 3D printable models still need to stick to certain design rules.

3D printed clothes: Top 7 of the best projects


At Sculpteo, we know that additive manufacturing and fa […]. The post 3D printed clothes: Top 7 of the best projects appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Loudest Bluetooth Speakers of 2018

3D Printing Hub

There is a rich variety of choice when it comes to the loudest Bluetooth speakers and in this buying guide we have located the best options across different price categories.

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New York Architecture Firm Uses 3D Printing to Create Beautiful Concrete Molds for Building Restoration

Architecture and engineering firm EDG, based in New York, designs new buildings, renovations, and restoration projects. Now, the company is investigating the different capabilities that 3D printing. View the entire article via our website.

Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Building Begins

The Solidworks Blog

When the SOLIDWORKS team was introduced to the Magic Wheelchair organization at Maker Faire , we found our new design-make project! Magic Wheelchair builds epic costumes for kiddos in wheelchairs at no cost to families.

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European Space Agency receives prototype microgravity 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

After two years in development, Project MELT (Manufacturing of Experimental Layer Technology) has resurfaced with a prototype microgravity 3D printer. Made for the European Space Agency (ESA) the Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) breadboard machine is designed to 3D print high performance polymers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other off-world locations. The collaborative behind Project […].

Turning Mathematics into Colorful 3D-Printed Art


Francesco de Comité is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Lille (France). He has a degree in Maths and a PhD in Computer Science, and his research focuses on the representation of mathematical concepts in real life with renders, 3D prints or ‘physical objects’.

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3D printed kidney: What is actually possible?


The use of 3D printing in the medical sector keeps grow […]. The post 3D printed kidney: What is actually possible? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

How to quickly show ALL hidden components in your SOLIDWORKS assembly

Javelin Tech Tips

Have you ever gotten a little trigger happy with suppressing components in your assembly? It can be tedious sometimes to make certain that all the components are turned back to a visible state once you’ve done what you needed to do. Either you used CTRL + SHIFT + TAB to show all hidden components , then have to re-select them all in the graphic area. Or, you would go hunting through the feature tree sub-assembly by sub-assembly to select the components, right? Wrong!

Layla the Rhino's Surgery Goes Smoothly Thanks to Some Help from 3D Printing

Layla, a seven-year-old, 2,300-pound black rhino at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, hasn’t been feeling so well lately. Anyone who has ever suffered from an impacted molar, like Layla has been, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical model 3D printed surgical model 3D printing to help endangered animals Brookfield Zoo ct scan endangered species NeuroLogica rhinoceros TeraRecon veterinary medicine whiteclouds

Ed Gebo Weighs in on His Experience With xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

We had the opportunity to speak with Ed Gebo after this year’s SOLIDWORKS World to discuss his role in the development of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. One Door Closes, Another Opens. There is much to be said for the phrase “One door closes and another opens.”

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Limbitless Solutions begins first-of-its-kind clinical trials for 3D printed arms

3D Printing Industry

This week Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit organization based at the University of Central Florida (UCF), began “the first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers.” ” A landmark moment for all parties involved, the trials will determine whether Limitbless prosthesis can be certified by […].

How to Choose the Perfect Wall Thickness for 3D Printing


Since each 3D printing material and 3D model is different, choosing the right wall thickness for 3D printing can be confusing. Yet, keeping these simple tips in mind will ensure that you won’t receive an unpleasant surprise and the walls of your object will have just the minimum thickness they need.

Molecular 3D printer: 3D printing is going further


3D printing is the perfect method to 3D print your proj […]. The post Molecular 3D printer: 3D printing is going further appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Intellectual Property Protection for Hardware Startups

3D Innovations

Navigating the world of intellectual property is challenging for seasoned entrepreneurs, and even more stressful when you are working on designing and launching your very first product. Intellectual property (IP) is often moved to the bottom of the priority list because it is full of unknowns.

Makers for Heroes Make-a-Thon Uses 3D Printing to Help Veterans Get Their Lives Back

A 33-year-old veteran named Zarita used to love to dance, but since her injury in a car accident on the way to her duty station, she has suffered from dizziness and loss of balance, leaving her. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed assistive devices 3d printing for veterans assistive devices Challenge America Makers for Heroes Make-a-Thon RESTART stratasys Stratasys CSR Stratasys' Corporate Social Responsibility Tikkum Olam Makers

Eric Beatty’s Intro to SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

Like many others, I was very excited by the announcement of SOLIDWORKS xDesign at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas. I had played with other cloud CAD offerings but, being a diehard SOLIDWORKS user, I was holding out for its solution.

NASA green-lights Made In Space metal 3D printer for Mars

3D Printing Industry

In 2017, American microgravity 3D printer developer Made In Space was awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for the development of its Vulcan Hybrid Manufacturing System. Now, just over a year later, NASA has renewed this SBIR for the Vulcan’s continued development. Once complete, the Vulcan will be capable of working more […].

Which 3D Printed Resin Is Right for You?


Are you thinking about 3D printing in resin? Would you like to know more about the technology behind 3D printing in resin? Or you just can’t figure out which one of our five resins to choose? Then this blog post is perfect for you! The Technology: Stereolithography.