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.

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.

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3D printing pioneers: Top 10 industries utilizing Additive Manufacturing

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Many industries benefit from 3D technologies, fr […]. The post 3D printing pioneers: Top 10 industries utilizing Additive Manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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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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.

Benefits and Limitations of 3D Printing Chocolate

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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

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.

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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.”

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

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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

Creating Bottle Openers With the Desktop Metal Studio System

Modern Tech

Here at TriMech’s Connecticut office, we had been printing in 17-4 stainless steel using the Desktop Metal Studio Printer beta unit, but in December of 2018, we installed the complete Desktop Metal Studio System !

Bioprinting 101: Part 2 Hydrogels

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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

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.

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.

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

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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

Building Carbon Frame Bicycle with DIY 3D Printer

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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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Bioprinting 101 Part 8 Gelatin

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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

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.

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.

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.

Why More Women Are Needed in Engineering

Modern Tech

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is celebrated on February 21st as part of National Engineer’s Week. This is one day that is devoted to fostering a growing and welcoming environment to encourage girls to pursue careers in engineering.

Infinite Print Volume RepRap HELIOS by Nicholas Seward

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Bioprinting 101: Part 3 Industrial Printers

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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

Can we make electronics energy self-sufficient?

3D Perspectives

It’s estimated that there will be more than 50 billion connected objects in 2020. That’s a lot of devices to power! What if we harnessed the photovoltaic energy that is widely available on Earth to make our electronics energy self-sufficient ?

3D-Printed Mickey Mouse Sculptures for #Mickey90

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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.

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.

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.

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

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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

3D printing: a growing market in Brazil

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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

Redefining urban mobility with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

The downsides of road traffic – congestion, environmental problems, an increasing number of private cars and human safety are well known. The Belarusian company SkyWay Technologies Co.

SOLIDWORKS World 2019: Day 2 Recap

Modern Tech

Another overcast and drizzling day couldn’t slow the excitement of the second day of SOLIDWORKS World for the clients. Walking into the general session was like walking into a rock arena, waiting for the band to strike the first note.

Endurance to develop new high powered lasers for 3D printers and CNCs

3D Printing Industry

Russian-American laser manufacturer Endurance has announced the development of two new, more powerful diode units. Made to upgrade the abilities of standard CNC machines and 3D printers, the FAP800 range is the latest in a long line of lasers developed by the company over the past four years.

What is Drone Fishing and How to Get Started

3D Printing Hub

Most people fly drones to take aerial photos and video. Some enjoy the adrenaline-pumping sport of quadcopter racing. There’s another use for these flying robots, and it’s making quite a splash—literally. This page looks at the growing popularity of drone fishing. Yes, you did read that right.

5 easy steps to start a jewelry business

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Jewelry has been around for centuries, it has al […]. The post 5 easy steps to start a jewelry business appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Bioprinting 101: Part 7 – Applications

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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 first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché

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ECCO Reveals the first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché in Collaboration with Dassault Systèmes.

SOLIDWORKS World 2019: Day 1 Recap

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 is finally here! This year, the convention is being held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. I would like to share my experience from the first day of the conference. SOLIDWORKS World SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS World 2019