February, 2019

AM Adoption in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

At an impressive pace, companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and expanding the number of certified suppliers in additive manufacturing.

Oasis 3DP Open Source Powder and Inkjet DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Ytec3D developed an open sourced powder DIY 3d printer based on inkjet cartridges. Project description: Oasis is a powder and inkjet 3D printer (3DP) that uses older inkjet technology to print an object. HP45 inkjet printheads jetting binder are used to bind powder locally. This part can then be cleaned and treated to create an 3D object. 3DP can print in several materials to get several results: Gypsum: For full color parts if printed with a color.

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NASA installs Tether Refabricator aboard ISS for in-space 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The Refabricator system by the US-based aerospace company Tethers Unlimited Inc. TUI) has been installed on the International Space Station (ISS). The integrated 3D printer and plastic recycler was launched into space in November last year.

Attention Modeling Maniacs: Don’t Miss Model Mania at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Back for its 20th year Model Mania® will once again be the place to be to prove you have the SOLIDWORKS modeling skills to top them all.

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.

Thermwood and Bell 3D Print Helicopter Blade Mold

Additive Manufacturing

A joint venture program between Thermwood and Bell has pushed the limits of 3D printing, resulting in what Thermwood believes is the largest 3D printed autoclave capable tool ever made. A common limiting factor within aerospace development programs is expensive, long-lead time tooling.

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New Website

Wohlers Talk

I am happy to announce the launch of our updated website. It has been some time since we launched the last one, so we are excited to roll it out. We hope you like the organization and presentation of the content, as well as the overall user experience.

Building Carbon Frame Bicycle with DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

I really don't like Red Bull, but here is a cool video on how 3d printing is being used to make a DIY carbon frame bicycle. bicycle carbon carbon fiber

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Ford creates “largest 3D-printed metal part” for a vehicle in five days

3D Printing Industry

Ford Performance, the high performance division of Ford Motor Company, has additively manufactured what its claims “the largest 3D metal-printed part for a working vehicle in automotive history.”

Concept to Consumer in the Blink of an Eye! SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Engineers need to stay on top of the latest design tools to compete in today’s fast paced product development cycles. SOLIDWORKS helps you do just that.

Benefits and Limitations of 3D Printing Chocolate

3DPrint.com

Whenever we say chocolate, we immediately start wanting to eat some. Chocolate has been around for quite a long time, in fact, it is said it has been around since 350 B.C. as cacao beverages or. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printed Food 3D Printing 3d printed chocolate 3d printed food chocolate chocolate 3d printer Chocolate Industry

3D printing in the construction industry Part 1: the benefits

Sculpteo

Additive Manufacturing is revolutionizing many i […]. The post 3D printing in the construction industry Part 1: the benefits appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Adoption of AM in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

Companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and the number of suppliers in additive manufacturing at an impressive pace. The Federal Aviation Administration and others have indicated to me that a half dozen or more metal AM parts are now certified for flight.

Infinite Print Volume RepRap HELIOS by Nicholas Seward

DIY 3D Printing

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UrbanAlps begins shipping of metal 3D printed Stealth Key

3D Printing Industry

UrbanAlps, a Swiss high-security company, has started shipping its metal 3D printed security key called the Stealth Key. Founded in 2014, by Felix Reinert and Alejandro Ojeda, a mechanical engineer, UrbanAlps specializes in 3D printed high-security metal keys and locks.

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Get Hands-on with Advanced Simulation at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

This year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019, if you’re a Simulation aficionado, you’re going to be spoiled! We’re excitedly looking forward to announcing the commercial availability of our latest simulation solution, SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE).

Bioprinting 101: Part 3 Industrial Printers

3DPrint.com

Today we will look into bioprinters that are well known. One must understand biochemistry, and other important aspects within biology to fully do well with bioprinting. The development of bioprinting. View the entire article via our website. Medical 3D Printing 3D bioprinters biomaterials biomedical

The medical applications of 3D scanning: What is possible?

Sculpteo

We talk a lot about 3D printing in the medical i […]. The post The medical applications of 3D scanning: What is possible? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Voytek Medical Uses Versatile Plastic to Transform the Landscape of Healthcare

Shapeways Blog

Cable clasp printed in Versatile Plastic. Image by Voytek Medical. It doesn’t matter whether you’re experimenting with prototypes or printing final products. Wherever you are in the 3D design process, Versatile Plastic can be used to help you create the perfect end product.

Four Cool CNC Projects - from Small to BIG

DIY 3D Printing

Here are a few interesting CNC projects starting from small ones, like RasPi case, to big and complex ones, like a full DIY staircase. Adafruit RasPi case: Project page: [link] MakeSomething DIY Epipfone guitar body: HomeMadeModern full wood cofee table made on a big industrial multiaxis CNC: and a full size DIY spiral staricase made from stacked CNC cut plywood sheets: cnc furniture music plywood raspberry pi

Virginia Tech engineers enable 3D printing of piezoelectric materials

3D Printing Industry

Engineers from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT) have found a way to 3D print piezoelectric materials, which convert mechanical energy into electric current.

SOLIDWORKS xShape – Where Possibility Really Does Take Form

The Solidworks Blog

This year at SOLIDWORKS World you will find out about an exciting new SOLIDWORKS product for free-form, subdivision (Sub-D) modeling called SOLIDWORKS xShape.

Bioprinting 101 Part 8 Gelatin

3DPrint.com

Collagen Based Scaffold Most biomaterials all are vastly different than each other in interesting ways. For those who have kept up with this series, it is safe to assume we still have a bunch of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing bioprinting collagen gelatin

Transforming Industrial Automation with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

3D Perspectives

Factory setups can cost millions of dollars, and the most expensive time to fix design errors is after built-out systems physically exist. Canadian-based CenterLine (Windsor) Limited is innovating better ways for manufacturers to reduce costs and accelerate time-to-market.

Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

Versatile Plastic is a durable nylon plastic that can be used for a wide range of applications, both for prototyping and for end products.

New Stereolitography Resin-based 3D Printing Technology

DIY 3D Printing

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory invented a new resin based 3D printer, which they nicknamed "replicator". It sure looks cool. new diy 3d printer resin science stereolithography

NASA allots $2 million to develop 3D printed multifunctional sensors

3D Printing Industry

NASA scientist Mahmooda Sultana and her team have received $2 million to develop 3D printed multisensor devices for space exploration. Sultana is Associate Branch Head of the Systems Engineering Branch at NASA’s Maryland-based Goddard Space Flight Center.

Technology Preview: SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

Everyone loves the opportunity to get a sneak peek at new functionality in development. In fact, this topic is so popular that the 2019 edition of the Technology Preview Skit found a new home at SOLIDWORKS World to better facilitate both the LIVE and ONLINE audiences.

Bioprinting 101: Part 2 Hydrogels

3DPrint.com

Simple Hydrogel A hydrogel is a macromolecular polymer gel constructed of a network of crosslinked polymer chains. Hydrogels are synthesized from hydrophilic monomers by either chain or. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinting 3D printed hydrogels bioprinting bioprinting 101 crosslinked hydrogels

3D-Printed Mickey Mouse Sculptures for #Mickey90

i.materialise

Let’s celebrate! Mickey Mouse is 10 years shy of being a century old — to mark his 90th, young Belgian artists reinterpreted the cartoon character’s iconic look using 3D-printed sculptures as canvases.

Building unique structures with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud

3D Perspectives

The new U.S. Olympic Museum is under construction in Colorado Springs. A 60,000-square-foot structure that will house an interactive exhibit space, a theater, café, gift shop and broadcast studio.