September, 2019

3D Printed Parts Produced 20 Years Ago

DIY 3D Printing

3D printing has been around for more than 20 years. Fran shows some old printed parts. Where is our manufacturing revolution? Where are the Star Trek replicators? If we only had open sourced everything when it was discovered. history

Harvard researchers develop SWIFT method to 3D print organ building blocks

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a novel sacrificial ink-writing technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) to 3D print large, vascularized human organ building blocks (OBBs).

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What is 3D Creator and What Happened to xDesign?

The Solidworks Blog

For those of you who follow our announcements and blogs, you have likely heard about xDesign, a 3D CAD tool that runs in a browser and is developed by the SOLIDWORKS® R&D team.

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The Future of 3D Printing In Education

Shapeways Blog

3D Printing is a multi-beneficial technology that serves a wider range of industries every day. Learning about it at an early age provides students with crucial skills with a technology that has the potential to serve them in any subject or industry they wish to pursue.

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.

Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!

i.materialise

We’re back from our summer break and have exciting news to share: we have a new and improved TPU offering ! Plus, this rubber-like material is now available in the US!

AM in India

Wohlers Talk

For years, additive manufacturing and 3D printing have been put to work in India for concept modeling, design validation, prototyping, and some tooling. Organizations in the U.S.,

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Cerebra 3D scans and 3D prints customized horse riding helmet for disabled child

3D Printing Industry

Cerebra Innovation Centre (CIC), a UK charity dedicated to help children with brain conditions, has produced a customized horse riding helmet for a disabled child through 3D scanning and 3D printing.

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Join Us September 18th for SOLIDWORKS 2020 Live Event

The Solidworks Blog

Be among the first to hear about the exciting new enhancements and functionality that will be included in SOLIDWORKS 2020 in our live event September 18th.

Scoopy DIY 3D Printed Savonius Wind Generator

DIY 3D Printing

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3D Innovations LLC on Hawaii News Now — Sept. 24th

3D Innovations

President of 3D Innovations LLC, Collin Kobayashi, will sit down with Hawaii News Now to talk about the rapid growth of the 3D printing industry and how this industry is influencing major industries here in Hawaii and worldwide. The segment will air on Tuesday, September 24th at 7:20am HST.

Elastic and Rigid Behavior in Single-Material Parts

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. The elastic behavior of polymers, coupled with the design freedom of AM, allows designers to produce some very interesting products. A single-material part can have rigid and springy features, all driven by design.

Laying tracks for large-scale railway design with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

As the demand for fast and easy transportation is growing, so does the rail industry in China. China Railway Design Corporation (CRDC) is competing for leadership in this expanding, competitive market.

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Markforged brings Inconel superalloy to the Metal X 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Award winning composite and metal 3D printer provider Markforged has made Inconel 625 a compatible material for the Metal X.

Planning a Wedding? We can help.

The Solidworks Blog

Have you ever planned a wedding, a house addition, or a development project? In many ways the planning is the same. You need to identify what needs to get done, who needs to do it and the key deliverable dates to make sure your project gets done on time.

DIY 3D Printable VR Backpack

DIY 3D Printing

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Patent Drawings — Essential for a Strong Application

3D Innovations

When it comes to filing a patent for your invention, patent drawings are an absolute must. These drawings provide you with the ability to disclose all details and functions of your product in a way that neither words nor photographs can.

3D-Printed Crown Replica Dazzles in the Cathedral of Antwerp

i.materialise

Churches are often extraordinarily decorated with grand stained glass windows and large altars. Many religious relics are displayed in the hidden nooks of cathedrals, and this is no different for the statue of Mary and her noble crown in the Cathedral of Antwerp.

What’s the best way to design a sustainable manufacturing factory?

3D Perspectives

20 students. 5 countries. 4 teams. 48 hours. 1 challenge. That challenge? To create a Sustainable Manufacturing Factory of the Future. The excitement is building as Dassault Systèmes prepares to host the Manufacturing in the Age of Experience event in Shanghai.

Network forms to counter shortcomings of 3D printed powder process chain

3D Printing Industry

German businesses assonic Dorstener Siebtechnik GmbH, Solukon Maschinenbau GmbH and ULT AG are to form a network to develop efficient practice for powder handling in 3D printing.

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Science Fiction Film Inspires Real-World Application of Bionic Arms

The Solidworks Blog

Science fiction becomes science fact. That is, in itself, a fact. Researchers have long-sought to keep pace with the imagination of writers and creators.

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DIY 3D Printing

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Importing Non-Native Files into SOLIDWORKS

Modern Tech

Although we love SOLIDWORKS and think everyone should be using the software, there are occasions where you may need to import non-native SOLIDWORKS files. That poses the question, what file formats will work with SOLIDWORKS? There are a couple of ways to handle this situation.

5 myths about additive manufacturing

Sculpteo

As an online 3D printing service, we answer every day t […]. The post 5 myths about additive manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Cloud Strategy Discussion with Siemens SVP Brenda Discher (Tech-Clarity TV)

Tech Clarity

Why is cloud adoption for product innovation and engineering software picking up momentum? This episode of Tech-Clarity TV focuses on the reasons cloud adoption for product innovation and engineering is increasing.

Edelkrone launches new co-manufactured 3D printed camera dolly Skater 3D

3D Printing Industry

Edelkrone, a manufacturer of film equipment has launched a 3D printed tabletop dolly Skater 3D for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Compatible with all tripod head and magic arms, the 3D printed dolly is designed to make the set up of curved and linear camera motion easier.

Explaining the Evolution to 3DEXPERIENCE World

The Solidworks Blog

After making the announcement at this year’s SOLIDWORKS World, many people have asked why we would change the name of an event that, after all, has been very successful for more than twenty years?

Fostering an Early Love of STEM Education

3D Innovations

As the school year ramps up for students many are starting their journey into STEM education, some for the first time. STEM subjects are a critical component of education and our future workforce.

Know Your Materials: ULTEM

Modern Tech

ULTEM is a thermoplastic material that is known for its high strength and heat-resistant properties. It is used in various industries ranging from aerospace to food production.

Additive Manufacturing vs. Injection Molding: The Ultimate Showdown

Shapeways Blog

Research shows that the global market for additive manufacturing will reach $23.33 billion by 2021. From the aerospace industry to the medical field , there are myriad sectors that are leveraging this technology to speed production time, meet tough performance standards and expand the realm of what’s considered possible within their niche. Along the way, similar methods and processes have emerged, including injection molding.

3D Printing for Preoperative Management of Complex Orthopedic Cases

3DPrint.com

In the recently published, ‘Virtual preoperative planning and 3D printing are valuable for the management of complex orthopaedic trauma’ authors Abhishek Mishra, Tarun Verma, Abhishek Vaish, Riya. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3D printed pre-operative planning Virtual preoperative planning

3D printing community hit by LEGO takedown notices

3D Printing Industry

Last week 3D Printing Industry learned that the Lego Group is targetting the 3D printing maker community with a series of takedown notices. A 2010 ECJ ruling found that although the classic LEGO brick was not protectable by trademark, protection would be granted to the Danish company’s minifigures or minifigs as they are widely known. […]. Legal and Regulatory Chengxi Wang Ida Rosendahl Jonas Søndergård Lego Little Prince myminifactory Ravensburger Stian Ervik Wahlvåg

What is 3D Sculptor and What Happened to xShape?

The Solidworks Blog

You’ve likely heard about xShape, the 3D EXPERIENCE platform, and 3D Sculptor at one point or another on a webcast, online or maybe from a colleague or your SOLIDWORKS reseller, and might be wondering if they are related.

The Baby Toon on Shark Tank Season 11 Premiere

3D Innovations

We are excited to share that our client, The Baby Toon , will be on the Season Premiere of the hit ABC show Shark Tank ! The episode will air on Sunday, September 29 th at 9|8c—mark your calendar. Product Development of The Baby Toon. The Crowley family came to us with the idea for The Baby Toon.

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Top 4 Ways to View Your SOLIDWORKS Files in a Virtual Space

Modern Tech

Artificial computer-simulated environments give users the feeling of being in a different dimension instead of the one they’re actually in. The idea is to trick the brain into thinking that that’s your new reality.

Create, Repair and Optimize Your 3D Files With Shapeways & ZVerse

Shapeways Blog

Seeing a physical product come to life with 3D printing is exciting, but it all starts with the 3D file. For some, that step of the process can be a challenge, as creating a 3D file requires a specific set of skills. Over the years, we’ve worked to refine that process, offering design services that paired our users with expert designers who could bring their ideas to life.

Interview With Cathal O’Connell about BioFab3D Lab

3DPrint.com

The Australian 3D bioprinting community is growing. Thanks to their pioneering technological innovations, collaborations between researchers and healthcare, and support from government initiatives, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting Exclusive Interviews Medical 3D Printing 3d printing regulations australia bioengineering BioFab3D BioPen Cathal O'Connell Gordon Wallace St Vincent’s Hospital University of Wollongong