Sat.Nov 16, 2019 - Fri.Nov 22, 2019


Wohlers Talk

When traveling, I like to wake up to a cup of rich coffee. Most hotel rooms in the U.S. include a coffee maker with decent coffee. When traveling outside the U.S., coffee makers in hotel rooms are not common, although many include a hot water kettle.

Sandvik and Renishaw to qualify new metal powders for laser powder bed fusion 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

During Formnext 2019, Swedish global engineering group Sandvik has announced it is collaborating with UK-based metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw to qualify new additive manufacturing materials for production applications.

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How to Design Environmentally Friendly Products

3D Innovations

Consumers are driving change and pushing companies to design environmentally friendly products. This has led to a real shift in the product development and manufacturing space towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices as well.

Exclusive interview: 3D printing for classic car restoration


We always love to hear from our clients and today we ha […]. The post Exclusive interview: 3D printing for classic car restoration appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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.

3 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

We are always looking for ways to design faster and smarter. With SOLIDWORKS ® 2020 , improvements to weldments, large assembly design and drawings provide several big reasons to upgrade that will deliver improved productivity and increased performance. Improved weldment structures.

Oerlikon at Formnext 2019: 3D printed rocket parts, post-processing, and digital factories

3D Printing Industry

Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing branch of Swiss technology group Oerlikon, has announced a series of partnerships at this year’s Formnext show. The company has revealed that it will be providing metal 3D printed parts and qualification for United Launch Alliance (ULA), a U.S.

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BASF Acquires 3D Printing Service Provider Sculpteo


Big news, the German chemistry company and largest chem […]. The post BASF Acquires 3D Printing Service Provider Sculpteo appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Making a Difference…by pursuing better treatments for Parkinson’s patients

3D Perspectives

My family gave me my boundless energy and motivation. My mother…passed her enthusiasm and drive down to me. When I do something, I do it with all of my strength. Francine Acher. There are 10 million people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Link3D unveils Quality Management System for 3D printed parts at Formnext 2019

3D Printing Industry

Link3D, a New York-based 3D software company, has unveiled a new additive manufacturing workflow solution called Quality Management Systems (QMS) at Formnext 2019. The QMS software is designed to boost 3D printing part performance, compliance and safety on the factory floor.

Case study: How SOLIDWORKS Laid a Solid Base for Baser

The Solidworks Blog

It’s hard to believe during the depths of winter. But at the height of summer, seeking solace from the sun is a crucial part of being able to relax in the balmy weather. Who doesn’t enjoy a leisurely cool, refreshing drink from a table guarded by a parasol as the world passes you by?

When Do I Need CircuitWorks?

Modern Tech

Electrical and mechanical engineers can collaborate to design printed circuit boards (PCBs) that fit and function in SOLIDWORKS assemblies, bridging the collaboration gap between Electrical Computer Aided Design (ECAD) and Mechanical Computer Aided Design (MCAD).

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Custom Scales for Drawing Sheets and Views

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2020 makes it easier to assign custom drawing scales for both the overall sheet properties and individual drawing views. Now you can type in the custom scale size directly into the User Defined dialog. Setting Custom Scales for Drawing Sheets.

Covestro launches Addigy 3D printing brand at Formnext 2019

3D Printing Industry

Covestro, a German manufacturer of high-performance polymers, has launched a new custom 3D printing brand named Addigy®. Debuting at Formnext 2019, Addigy® will focus on providing material solutions used in industrial 3D printing production.

Communication is the key to better design [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”. ? Thomas A. Edison. As I quote Mr. Edison, I cannot help but think that…if he lived in our era, he might add “Duct Tape” to this quote.

Making a Difference…by increasing diversity in the STEM talent pipeline

3D Perspectives

I’d come to realize that if we don’t invest in people then it’s not possible to achieve both sustainable profits and personal fulfillment in the long term. Landon Taylor.

Using the new Stratasys F120 3D printer and SOLIDWORKS to build end-use products

Javelin Tech Tips

Technology is constantly evolving; every day there are new and innovative products on the market. Recently, there has been a rise in popularity of bladeless products, like fans and hairdryers. With the extreme heat this summer, we decided to design and print a desk fan.

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Dyndrite debuts Additive Manufacturing Toolkit Build Processor, partners with Renishaw

3D Printing Industry

Dyndrite Corporation, a Seattle-based software company, has introduced the Additive Manufacturing Toolkit (AMT) and accelerated production preparation build processor for 3D printing.

How SOLIDWORKS Invigorates Space Innovation for the Generation of Tomorrow

The Solidworks Blog

Editor’s Note: At SOLIDWORKS, we’ve sponsored Nate and family’s three-part series where Nate, with the help of his 9-year-old son (Alex) and 5-year-old daughter (Ali), try out three different approaches for modeling a spacecraft.

Quicker Design Iteration and the 'Factory of the Future' at Ford Motor Company

Modern Tech

This week's Product Story showcases Ford Motor Company's use of Metal 3D Printing to Produce New Components Rapidly. Ever since Ford opened in 1903, they’ve been innovation leaders in the auto manufacturing industry.

SOLIDWORKS Macro to create Drawings for All Configurations with Updated BOM

Javelin Tech Tips

Have you ever had a part with tens or hundreds or thousands of configurations? And you’re responsible for creating a drawing for EACH of those configurations with a correct BOM? Well fear no more!

TÜV SÜD and ASTM International partner to accelerate adoption of additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

TÜV SÜD, a leading technical service corporation, and global standards developer ASTM International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Formnext to develop programs accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies.

FIRST Robotics Teams Take Flight with the SOLIDWORKS xChallenge

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Education is excited to invite FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) Teams in the United States to participate in the SOLIDWORKS xChallenge 2019!

Fostering an innovative mindset with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

You’ve mostly likely found yourself in the situation where you need to use your navigation device on your smartphone to find a certain destination. We all know this helpful and life-saving technology works because of GPS, which can find any location on earth based on latitude and longitude.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Save As Copy and Open: Close the Original Document Option

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Save As Copy has always been a great option for managing references when creating copies of documents under new filenames.

Siemens launches Additive Manufacturing Network, partners with ASME

3D Printing Industry

Siemens has launched its Additive Manufacturing Network, a cloud-based solution fostering collaboration between engineers, and suppliers for the creation of 3D printed parts.

30 on 3D: Etching On The ProtoMAX

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, our Senior R&D Engineer, Cameron Williams, talks about etching, a recently released capability on the ProtoMAX Waterjet. Etching is a new option, which can be assigned to any segment within a cut. It is available in the ProtoMAX software, under the quality menu.

Desktop Metal Announces New Fiber Series

Modern Tech

Desktop Metal has announced an all-new metal 3D printer and platform, the Fiber series. This series is the first continuous desktop printer to miniaturize automated fiber placement (AFP) technology, found in high-end carbon fiber production processes, and combine it with fused filament 3D printing.

Using Search Operators and Wildcards in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 , when performing a complete search, you can now use Search Operators and Wildcards such as “AND”, “OR”, or “NOT” separated by a space.

Additive Manufacturing Technologies unveils integrated post-processing Digital Manufacturing System at Formnext 2019

3D Printing Industry

UK-based post-processing specialist Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has launched its new Digital Manufacturing System (DMS) at Formnext 2019.

Engineer Better Products (survey invite)

Tech Clarity

How do leading companies engineer better products? How are they dealing with today’s complex design problems? What potential problems should design engineers consider for to improve product quality? Please share your thoughts and perspective.

TriMech 20 for 20 Showcase: Tips From SOLIDWORKS Past

Modern Tech

Past SOLIDWORKS updates are the building blocks for all future improvements and feature additions. However, with all of the changes that are applied every year it can be hard to remember and keep track of everything that has happened.

Define Hole Wizard Depth to Tip or Shoulder with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

Prior to SOLIDWORKS 2020 , the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard holes would specify end condition of drilled or tapped holes as depth to shoulder. Now in 2020, we can specify drill depth to tip.

ExOne forms multiple partnerships to simplify sintering for metal binder jet 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Leading binder jet 3D printer manufacturer ExOne has announced two partnerships during Formnext 2019 aimed at developing the sintering stage of its metal binder jet 3D printing process.

Know about the Process of Metal Casting

3E Rapid Prototyping

It is a process in which the liquefied metal is displaced into a cast, which has a hollow enclosed space in a desired form and then allows the metal to cool off and inure. The hollow cavity is denoted as cast and it gives the desired form that resembles the part being manufactured.

How Hybrid Manufacturing Blends The Best of Both Worlds

Shapeways Blog

For decades the manufacturing sector has been dominated by a single manufacturing principle – the principle of subtractive manufacturing. Subtractive manufacturing solved numerous problems, becoming a dominant force in the manufacturing industry, all while building everything from nuts & bolts to complex automotive and aerospace components.

Test Date for Rocket with Largest 3D Printed Combustion Chamber

3D Printing Progress

Launcher Inc has scheduled the first full-scale test of its E-2 rocket engine for mid-2020 after securing a $1.5M award from the U.S. Air Force and taking delivery of the world's largest 3D printed combustion chamber