June, 2020

WarpSPEE3D Metal 3D Printer Successfully Deployed by Australian Army in Field Exercise

3DPrint.com

In November of 2019, Melbourne startup SPEE3D announced that the Royal Australian Navy had decided to deploy its patented supersonic 3D deposition technology for super-sized metal 3D printing in. View the entire article via our website.

Eco Friendly Product Packaging — Paper Pulp

3D Innovations

Eco friendly packaging, especially paper pulp, has made great strides as we all look to shrink our environmental footprint. Paper pulp is made from recycled paper and/or cardboard and is an eco friendly material option for various packaging needs. Paper pulp has been widely used in the food and protective packaging industries, however it is becoming more popular in other areas for not only protective packaging, but also decorative packaging. Ditching Plastic for Paper Pulp Packaging.

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AM Terminology

Wohlers Talk

Standard terminology for additive manufacturing and 3D printing is critical when communicating. It puts everyone on the “same page” and more accurately conveys thoughts and ideas when conversing, presenting, and publishing. Ignoring terminology standards and using whatever terms you prefer can cause confusion or worse. The first version of the ASTM F2792 Standard Terminology for Additive Manufacturing Technologies defines 26 terms and was published in 2009.

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30 Years of Innovation: Industry Collaboration Made Multi Jet Fusion a Reality

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When Multi Jet Fusion first came on the scene a few years ago in 2016, it made a big splash. The 3D printing world was excited to become acquainted with the much-anticipated technology, also called MJF for short. Soon, many realized the potential for their prototypes and end-use parts thanks to its higher surface quality, consistent build time regardless of the number of parts, and the ability to print exceptionally thin walls.

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

Introducing a new Workshop to solve your SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly and Drawing Issues

Javelin Tech Tips

Are you experiencing SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly performance issues? We want to help you minimize your SOLIDWORKS Assembly opening time, reduce lag, and maximize efficiency with our new online workshop. The new SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly and Drawing Workshop is designed for users whose productivity is drastically affected when working with assemblies or drawings. These users typically experience symptoms like: Long opening time. Long rebuild time.

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First Cube 3D Printer Still Printing After Eight Years

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3D Systems launched its Cube 3D printer on 10th April 2012, more than eight years ago. This 3D printer was based on Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology and was our entry into the consumer 3D printing space. Back then I was leading the team in 3D Systems India which developed and deployed Cubify, our 3D printing social platform on which the Cube 3D printer was to be sold along with other 3D content.

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The Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Production Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Production manufacturing will never again look like it did before COVID-19. If there is one thing that history has taught us, it’s that short-term interruptions lead to long-term fundamental shifts. Never before has global manufacturing been halted simultaneously. It was as though overnight manufacturing came to a screech halt and supply chains began to buckle. These are unprecedented times filled with both uncertainty and, if you look closely, opportunity.

3D-Printed Bike Saddle

Wohlers Talk

On June 3, 2020, Specialized announced the commercial availability of the first 3D-printed cycling saddle, the S-Works Power Saddle with Mirror Technology. A major part of the saddle is crafted with technology from Silicon Valley-based Carbon. The lattice-structure design is said to improve rider comfort and performance by absorbing impact and improving stability. I received the saddle on Friday and admit the design exceeded my expectations.

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Miniature, 3D-Printed City Hall of Antwerp Shows off Every Last Detail

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The city hall of Antwerp is one of the city’s architectural crown jewels. Dating back from the 16 th century, it hadn’t undergone significant restoration for the last 60 years, and the grand old building was starting to show signs of its age. The municipality of Antwerp has set an ambitious restoration project in motion, which was explained and displayed at Paviljoen Antwerpen Morgen.

Ben Bronz Academy Assisted Learning Device

Modern Tech

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases how TriMech's Project Engineering Group helped the Ben Bronz Academy with their keyboard devices. 3D CAD 3D Printing Client Stories Engineering Services TriMech Services

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

Will Machine Learning Will Replace Designers?

The Solidworks Blog

Theoretically speaking, humans learn through past experiences (granted, not always the case, but we have the capacity). Essentially that’s what machine learning algorithms do. Consider the smart assistants powered by artificial intelligence (AI) on smartphones or in living rooms or kitchens. Most everyone is familiar with Siri, Alexa, and Google Home/Nest Hub.

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Drug Response Testing: Bioprinting Scaffold-Free Cardiac Constructs

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Researchers have come together to make improvements in cardiac medicine, releasing the details of a recent study in “Drug response analysis for scaffold-free cardiac constructs fabricated using. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3d bioprinter analysis Bioprinted cardiac constructs bioprinting research cardiac health drugs study

How to Turn Your Product Idea into a Startup

3D Innovations

It may not seem like right now is the best time to develop your product idea and start a new business, but it can be. That idea you have been thinking about for months could be the next big startup. Microsoft, Airbnb, Disney, FedEx and GE were all started during economic turmoil and downturns. These successful businesses span markets and customers, and on the outside do not necessarily seem related; however, a closer look shows that they are successful today because of their resilient founders.

3D Printing Titanium Medical Implants on the DMP Flex 100

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Here are a couple of titanium spinal cage implants 3D printed on the 3D Systems DMP Flex 100. Notice the level of detail. This is possible because the DMP Flex 100 is able to lay down metal powder 10 microns thick. To put that into perspective, the average width of a human hair is 50 microns.

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.

Massive 3D-Printed Replica of a Legendary WWI Ship Makes Waves

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Nestled along the coast of Belgium is the mostly open-air Raversyde in Ostend with its bunkers, observation posts, and subterranean corridors. This museum is unique in that it commemorates sites that were instrumental in both world wars: in WWI as a coastal battle and during WWII as the site where Nazi Germany built the Atlantic Wall as a defense.

10 Influential Women in 3D Printing in 2020

Modern Tech

International Women in Engineering Day is June 23! As technology and additive manufacturing improve, women and young girls have become more interested in pursuing an engineering occupation to transform the future. This year, we are celebrating ten women who continue to revolutionize the 3D printing industry by educating and inspiring others. 3D Printing

F120 vs. F170: Understanding The Stratasys F123 Series

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The F123 Series: Making FDM Accessible. Whether you’re looking for draft-concept iterations or high-quality functional prototypes, the Stratasys F123 Series printers are perfect for your needs. The F123 printers have been the fastest selling Stratasys 3D printers to date, because they are office friendly, versatile, and easy to use. Released in 2017, the original launch of the F123 Series included: F170 with a build area of 10 x 10 x 10 inches and 4 material options.

Collaborative Research to Develop Custom, 3D-Printed Nitinol Stents for Children

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The use of stents for treating children with congenital heart disease is challenging. This is one of the reasons why the annual number of stent procedures in these cases remains. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Choosing the Right Cloud PLM (buyer’s guide)

Tech Clarity

What do manufacturers need to know when they select a cloud Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution? Although manufacturers have started to adopt cloud solutions for many aspects of their business, PLM has lagged behind. Our research shows that over one-half of manufacturers are considering cloud and about one-quarter already leverage the cloud support product innovation. read more » The post Choosing the Right Cloud PLM (buyer’s guide) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been Updated!

Javelin Tech Tips

Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been recently updated to include new best practices and features included with the latest release of SOLIDWORKS. The focus of our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update course is to learn the advanced functionality within the core SOLIDWORKS product including all the features you wish you had known about before.

5 Tips to Make Your 3D Prints Cheaper

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Receiving a high-quality print for an affordable price is the number one concern for most 3D printing enthusiasts. So it’s about time to reveal some simple tricks that can reduce your 3D printing costs enormously. Trick #1: Compare 3D Printing Materials. Each material comes with its own price. That’s why comparing prices between (similar) materials makes sense.

Five Ways TriMech Can Be Your Backup Engineering Resource

Modern Tech

TriMech’s Project Engineering Group (PEG) is a flexible team of knowledgeable and experienced engineers with access to the latest tools in the market. No matter what stage of your engineering project you’re in, the PEG team is available. We can work with you from start to finish, or we can jump in to fill in the gaps that you need. In this article, we review some of the most common situations our clients come to us with, and how our team can help. Engineering Services TriMech Services

Innovation & Disruption | Developing New PPE Products

3D Innovations

Change brings opportunity, and we have seen many entrepreneurs branching out into the realm of new PPE products due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from the face shield frames, a lot of ideas have been circling around regarding creating new types of products that focus around PPE (personal protective equipment). Developing PPE products is very similar to developing most other products for consumers when it comes to product development and intellectual property protection.

BMW Opens €15 Million Additive Manufacturing Campus

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BMW Group has opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus, which combines 3D printing for research, prototyping and series parts production in a single facility. The €15 million investment is. View the entire article via our website. Automotive 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing Campus automotive 3D printing BMW BMW Group Carbon desktop metal hp

State of 3D printing 2020 focus : Women in 3D printing

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As the search for more equality between genders gains i […]. The post State of 3D printing 2020 focus : Women in 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Using SOLIDWORKS Online License Offline

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know that you can use your SOLIDWORKS online license offline when you have limited access to the internet? SOLIDWORKS online licencing is a very powerful tool that provides you with management and control of your standalone licenses. To get more information regarding online licensing please review our multiple blog articles on how to set up and utilize the SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal. However, a connection to the internet is required when using online licencing.

How 3D Printing in Aluminum Really Works

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We’d like to give you an insight into how 3D printing in Aluminum really works. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the technology and inform you about all the details you’ve always wanted to know. The Technology: Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS). To print your 3D model in Aluminum, we use Direct Metal Laser Sintering technology (or DMLS). DMLS is an extremely advanced manufacturing technology that uses powdered metals as a base.

Surprising Ways a Healthcare Department Can Use 3D Printing

Modern Tech

3D printing has been in use in the medical industry for years. Most people have seen prosthetics that have been 3D printed. Whether it is a prosthetic for cosmetic purposes or a functioning limb, 3D printing has made these easier and quicker to get and coupled with 3D scanning technology, these prosthetics can also be custom tailored to each individual. This is all great and exciting and ultimately 3D printing will continue to advance prosthetic development.

Advancing SOLIDWORKS Simulation Capabilities Using SIMULIAworks

The Solidworks Blog

These are exciting times on the simulation front at Dassault Systèmes (DS). Working at SOLIDWORKS for the last 10 years, we’ve been validating designs with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, which comes in three different packages: Standard, Professional, and Premium. These packages offer a ton of value to our user community, are easy to use and seamlessly integrated with SOLIDWORKS. As customers created increasingly complex 3D models, these tools started to hit their limits.

Continuous Chaotic 3D Printing: Using Chaos Theory to Control Microstructures

3DPrint.com

Researchers continue to experiment with materials and extrusion techniques, introducing the use of chaotic flows for improved microarchitectures in the recent study, ‘‘Using chaotic advection for. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Chaotic 3D printing Multi-layer 3D printing

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State of 3D Printing 2020 focus: 3D Printing job-market

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Years have gone by since 3D printing made its de […]. The post State of 3D Printing 2020 focus: 3D Printing job-market appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

SOLIDWORKS Manage brings processes together while teams are apart

Javelin Tech Tips

This SOLIDWORKS Manage webinar will focus on the topic of streamlining and bringing processes together so that your team can access the same information any time, any place. It’s like having a professional organizer at your fingertips. Join us on Monday June 8 as Scott Ellery kicks off another SOLIDWORKS Manage tutorial and shows you why it is an important part of the data management “process” SOLIDWORKS Manage brings processes together while teams are apart.

30 on 3D: Sectioning Parts In Materialise Magics – Part Two

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In this edition of 30 on 3D, Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how to use advanced sectioning features in Materialise Magics. If you missed the previous episode, where we explain how to use the basic sectioning tool in Magics, be sure to check it out prior to watching this video. In this tutorial, Peter is going to create a section using some mating features. Using the slider tools, make a cut along the axis, adding some registration features.

When Do I Need SOLIDWORKS Routing?

Modern Tech

Routing is an add-in to SOLIDWORKS Premium that allows engineers and designers to create routed systems easily and automatically. Through Routing, you can generate wire, harness, cable and conduit designs and drawings to take advantage of cut lists and complete bills of materials (BOMs) and speed up their manufacturing process. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD