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NASA Funds 36 Space 3D Printing Projects—Here Are the 15 Most Exciting

NASA’s latest funding of space technology projects includes plenty of 3D printing innovation proposals. Out of a total of 289 US small businesses and 47 research institutions to receive. View the entire article via our website.

When 2D is Enough

The Solidworks Blog

Here I am writing about 2D on a 3D Blog. What’s up with that? You and I both know there are still plenty of 2D CAD users out there, which can be mind-boggling to anyone who has fully embraced the world of 3D CAD.


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COBOD, the 3D Construction Printer Innovator, registers Explosive Growth in 2020

Manufactur3D Mag

COBOD, the Danish 3D construction printer innovator, registered explosive growth in 2020 and registered its second year of profitability. APPLICATION CONSTRUCTION 3D construction printer COBOD Construction L&T Construction LafargeHolcim PERI Group

Another Supply Chain Collapse

Wohlers Talk

By Noah Mostow and Terry Wohlers. The five-day block of the Suez Canal underscores the instability of our global supply chains. Nearly everything around us requires global connections. The canal is a critical route for products from Asia to Europe and the east coast of the U.S.

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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.

Nikon Buys Metal 3D Printing Startup Morf3D

This was not a merger and acquisition that Executive Editor Joris Peels predicted, but we can give him props for anticipating that Nikon might aid in the breakup of Renishaw. The post Nikon Buys. View the entire article via our website.

3 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Unexpected

3D Innovations

The past year has shown us that a pandemic can halt global manufacturing, a cargo ship can block a canal causing a logistics nightmare and consumer demand can change overnight. These three events have one thing in common, they were all unexpected.

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Why Bother with Lean Manufacturing?

The Solidworks Blog

When a machine breaks down in a typical manufacturing company, temporary fixes are expected. The operation must keep moving production forward, so quick fixes are a business reality. However, the bigger problem is when band-aid fixes become the norm, where band-aids are on top of other band-aids.

Hyperganic Raises $7.8M in First Venture Round for AI-Driven 3D Printing

Embarking on a journey to recreate nature’s most complex designs through artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D printing, German company Hyperganic raised $7.8 million in its first venture round on. View the entire article via our website.

Matching PDM Vault Users to the Right Client

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS PDM client types determine the level of access each person can have to the Vault. Do you have your Vault users set up with the right client type? Choosing the right license and number of licenses for your company's needs can be a difficult and costly task.

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30 on 3D: ABS-CF10

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, learn about the newest FDM material release from Stratasys – ABS-CF10. As the name suggests, ABS-CF10 is an ABS-based material, housing 10% chopped carbon fiber. The material is 50% stronger and 15% stiffer than standard ABS.

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.

Ford and HP Collaborate to Transform 3D Printed Waste into Auto Parts – An Industry First

Manufactur3D Mag

Ford has teamed up with HP Inc. to recycle the 3D printed waste parts and powders to turn them into injection-moulded vehicle parts. 3D PRINTING NEWS GLOBAL NEWS 3D Printed Waste automotive 3D printing Ford Motor Company Fuel-line Clips HP Inc.

Zmorph Announces Industrial Grade 3D Printer Zmorph i500

Poland’s Zmorph, a manufacturer of multitool 3D printers, has announced its newest model, Zmorph Fab, is now entering the industrial market. The Zmorph Fab will be released April 20, 2021. View the entire article via our website.

How to Access SOLIDWORKS for Free

Modern Tech

There are a number of business cases for which you may need access to SOLIDWORKS. Although there is no free version of SOLIDWORKS out there for you to download, there are a number of solutions that may be able to help you without having to purchase the software.

Minimize SOLIDWORKS Drawing save time when working with Shaded With Edges display style

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the ability to open drawings in Detailing Mode ( File > Open > select the drawing > Mode > Detailing > Open ) for high performance when loading and saving, without loading model data.

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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.

Saab Trials Nylon 3D Printed Part on Gripen for Battlefield Damage Repairs

Manufactur3D Mag

Saab AB, the Swedish aerospace company, successfully conducted the trial of its Gripen fighter aircraft with an external nylon 3D printed part as a proof of concept to determine how additive manufacturing could be used in battlefield damage repair.

Modular 3D solutions are the feature of additive manufacturing

Why is it important to maintain the most open additive manufacturing environment available? In uncertain times, the elasticity and the possibility of selecting components of a 3D printing system. View the entire article via our website.

Using 3D Scanning in the Manufacturing Industry

Modern Tech

3D Scanning has been around for quite some time now and has evolved to have a place in a multitude of applications, especially for manufacturing.

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Are Windows Explorer toolbar buttons missing in your SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault View?

Javelin Tech Tips

In the Windows Explorer SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault View, toolbar buttons can be used for quick access to various commands.

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5 Major Questions for Consideration while Deciding on a Professional Mold Supplier

3E Rapid Prototyping

In order to get the best Mold Making Supplies , you need to find a reliable and highly professional mold maker. A company should able to offer a complete line of mold-making products to meet client’s expectations.

3D Printed Guns Are Getting Better, Legal Debate Still Lingering in the US

Masked behind an online retailer site claiming to sell wall hangers, 30-year-old Timothy John Watson from Ranson, West Virginia, is now facing up to 10 years in prison after being. The post 3D. View the entire article via our website.

PrinterPrezz and Vertex Manufacturing Enter Strategic Alliance to Enhance Medical 3D Printing Workflows

Manufactur3D Mag

PrinterPrezz, Inc. announced a strategic alliance with Vertex Manufacturing to enhance the medical 3D printing workflows. 3D PRINTING NEWS GLOBAL NEWS alliance Medical 3D Printing Workflow Medical Devices PrinterPrezz Vertex Manufacturing

Stratasys J55 prints outstanding colour gradients, clearly showing stress points on your FEA models

Javelin Tech Tips

The Stratasys J55 printer brings expanded capabilities to the Polyjet desktop series of office friendly printers. Learn more by reading TechTalk: Javelin’s Professional Services team impressed with Stratasys J55 3D printer for product development. Gradient Colours on your 3D Prints.

How to make transparent and translucent parts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Clear parts and prototypes have a huge variety of applications. Fortunately, they’ re also fairly easy to make, with a wide range of materials and prototyping technologies at your disposal.

Longest 3D Printed Pedestrian Bridge Under Construction

The Netherlands opened the world’s first 3D printed concrete bridge in 2017. Now, the nation has its eyes set on another landmark achievement using additive manufacturing. Construction has now. View the entire article via our website.

Ultimaker Annual 3D Printing Sentiment Index reports increase in 3D Printing Implementation in 2020

Manufactur3D Mag

Ultimaker, a global leader in professional 3D printing, recently released its annual 2021 3D printing sentiment index which reveals that the implementation of 3D printing and sophistication of its use cases increased during 2020.

Numeric Keypad Numbers Different than Alphanumeric Keys in SOLIDWORKS!?!

Javelin Tech Tips

That’s right! If you have a keyboard that has number keys on the side, it is important to note that they are a bit different than the numbers at the top of your keyboard. To be exact, they are different when it comes to the SOLIDWORKS keyboard shortcuts.

BotFactory Bridges the Gap: 3D Printing PCBs from the Desktop

Shapeways Blog

BotFactory began in a Brooklyn apartment, generating a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015 that raised enough money to produce the Squink.

Ultimaker Study Suggests COVID-19 Increased Worldwide 3D Printing Adoption

Ultimaker has released its 2021 3D Printing Sentiment Index (3DPSI), showing that awareness and adoption of 3D printing went up during 2020, and that companies used it in a more. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Improved 3D Printing for Lightweight Components for Soldiers

3D Printing Progress

Army researchers collaborated with academic partners to improve additive manufacturing. This partnership may help deliver extreme lightweight components to future soldiers

Simulating screens and surfaces with Stratasys VeroUltra materials

Javelin Tech Tips

In this use case, Stratasys VeroUltra materials are used to 3D print electronics with multiple opacities and surfaces. Challenge. Traditional, single-material prototyping is an expensive multi-step process with long lead times.

AMUG Confirms Keynote Speaker and Innovators Showcase Honoree

Additive Manufacturing

Jonathan Morris and Hans Langer featured in conference program. MILWAUKEE, WISC., April 8, 2021 — Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced that Jonathan M. Morris, M.D., director of the 3D Printing Anatomic Modeling Lab at Mayo Clinic, and Hans J. Langer, Ph.D.,

JEOL Unveils New Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer

The metal 3D printing industry is experiencing serious waves. If it isn’t new entrants introducing unprecedented quality, then it’s stalwarts unveiling unprecedented numbers of lasers, while. View the entire article via our website.

Saab Tests 3D Printing for Battlefield Damage Repair

3D Printing Progress

Saab has successfully conducted the trial which marked the first time an exterior 3D printed part has been flown on a Gripen, rather than internal 3D printed components. The purpose of the trial was to test how additive manufacturing could be used in battlefield damage repair

How to filter the Windows Event Viewer Logs to help resolve problems

Javelin Tech Tips

I won’t lie, this article is a bit self-serving as I hope it will be used to shrink the amount of information I have to review when I’m helping customers, but learning how to filter information in Windows Event Viewer logs will be helpful if you are trying to resolve a variety of system problems. What is the Windows Event Viewer?