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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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.

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.

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.

3D printing pioneers: Top 10 industries utilizing Additive Manufacturing

Sculpteo

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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.

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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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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

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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.

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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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 7 – Applications

3DPrint.com

We have discussed a lot about materials within bioprinting as well as different printers that are used to work on bioprinting technology. We have not had an in-depth focus on current applications. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d bio-printing 3D imaging biochemistry biomaterials ct scan medical application

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

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.

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

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

5 easy steps to start a jewelry business

Sculpteo

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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.

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.

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

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.

3D printing: a growing market in Brazil

3DPrint.com

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is now part of the day-to-day business of several different industries in Brazil. A survey by Editora Aranda’s research staff reveals that just in plastic. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing inside 3d printing inside 3d printing brazil inside 3d printing brazil 20

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

As it has been for the last few years, announcement of the SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List results has been relegated to a small breakout session, rather than announced widely on the main stage.

Market Validation: Test Your Product Idea Early

3D Innovations

Market validation is the process of determining whether your product idea is of interest to a given target market.

Making the world safer with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

Nearly every product and service available are subject to standards and regulations to help ensure safety for humans and the environment. Since 1828, the Paris-based world-leader in testing, inspection and certification Bureau Veritas helps both governments and operators to comply with regulations.

Stratasys and Materialise Joining Forces to Boost Point-of-Care 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

For decades, Medical 3D Printing has been enabling a more personalized approach to patient care. But for decades, it’s been a quiet player on the sidelines, leveraged in relatively few specialties and called on as an additional planning tool for the most complex cases.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS xDesign is arguably the most hotly anticipated addition to the SOLIDWORKS portfolio for many years. It represents a paradigm shift in design and is so much more than 3D CAD.

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

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.”

3D Printing in the construction industry Part 2: The Best Projects

Sculpteo

Last week we talked a lot about the benefits tha […]. The post 3D Printing in the construction industry Part 2: The Best Projects appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Is 3D Printing Right for Your Project?

3D Innovations

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a technology that has expanded product design possibilities and manufacturing capabilities. While 3D printing can certainly help as you work your way through the product development process, it also has its limitations.