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Open Source Grinding Machine Cuts Cost of Pellet 3D Printing

In pursuing the Distributed Recycling and Additive Manufacturing (DRAM) approach to open-source hardware development, a significant challenge lies in addressing the high cost of the compression screw. View the entire article via our website.

CAD Design in Teams (survey invite)

Tech Clarity

What do leading companies do to support engineering teams while they design in CAD? What challenges do companies need to overcome to improve collaboration? What’s the impact of poor collaboration on you? Please share your thoughts and perspective.

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How to access SolidPractices SOLIDWORKS Guides through MySolidWorks

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS users with an active software subscription now have access to a powerful library of SolidPractices best practice documents available through their account.

Tips to Navigate the Changing COVID-19 Pandemic Business Landscape

3D Innovations

Whether you are launching a startup or pivoting your current one, one thing is certain, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a business landscape that we have never seen before.

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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.

4X Production for Dental 3D Printing Achieved via 3D Systems’ Auto-Stacking Feature

The benefits of high throughput automated workflows have been a big part of the success behind 3D printed dental aligners. The customizable products were one of the first in the. The post 4X. View the entire article via our website.

What to expect from companies that make prototypes: Advice for beginners

3E Rapid Prototyping

Ordering your first batch of prototypes can be a daunting prospect, especially if you are unfamiliar with the company that will build them. But working with a prototyping company needn’t be a difficult experience once you know what to look out for.

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Working Remotely With GrabCAD Workbench

Modern Tech

Working remotely is more common than it used to be. Many companies have implanted this policy throughout a couple of years and designers, engineers and manufacturers are some of the positions that have transitioned into this way of working.

Mike Tyson Now Licensed to 3D Print Cannabis Drinks

3D printing, legalization of weed, and the often-outrageous Mike Tyson are a combination certain to gain worldwide attention, and especially for individuals indulging in cannabis for medicinal. View the entire article via our website.

A New, Fully Modular CNC Controller


Overview. The blog post details a new CNC controller I designed. I have probably designed 40-50 different controllers over the years, but this one has me really excited. My past controllers were generally application specific. My recent controllers have all been for the Grbl_ESP32 firmware.

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Creating Permanance – Why Prototyping in 3D Leads to Greater Success

Shapeways Blog

Innovation has been a driving factor in our society from the very beginning. Ever since humans first made stone tools for carving, our world has been driven by innovating the “new.” 150 years ago, business leaders were often quoted that “everything that could be invented has been.”

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.

How to Create a 24-Hour Workforce

Modern Tech

As the workplace transitions to a remote setting naturally, or out of necessity, being connected with your team is more important than ever. The 3D EXPERIENCE platform offers a great solution for not only the CAD users on your team, but everyone that contributes to the project during its lifecycle.

Are 3D Printed Headphones Finally Here? Moondrop’s 3D Printed Earbuds for Professional In-Ear Monitoring

Founded in 2015, China-based Moondrop initially developed earbuds and in-ear headphones. Having had some initial success with products such as ‘VX’ and ‘Liebesleid’, the company gained a reputation. View the entire article via our website.

How Mold Makers Can Improve Their Business (guest post)

Tech Clarity

Where should mold makers focus to boost business profitability? With significant business pressures and the technical complexity of injection molding, mold making is a challenging business.

CNC machining parts – How we keep tight tolerances

3E Rapid Prototyping

With more than 10 years in the rapid manufacturing business, 3ERP has built up rich experience in CNC machining parts for both prototyping and mass production. In this article, we explain how we can achieve tight tolerances on CNC machined parts.

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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.

Hidden Gems in SOLIDWORKS 2018 and Later

Modern Tech

As an experienced SOLIDWORKS user, I know sometimes there are frustrating situations throughout my design process.

The 3D Printing Industry is Here to Stay – A Look at Investment Activity and M&A

As investment bankers who have worked within the industrial technology sector for over 20 years, we wanted to address what we are seeing in the 3D printing value chain of. The post The 3D Printing. View the entire article via our website.

How to manage dimensional tolerances in 3D printing

Javelin Tech Tips

In this article we are going to discuss some of the most common errors we often see from customers using FDM technology and how to manage dimensional tolerances. 3D printing is a great manufacturing tool that can produce near-net shape geometry without multiple operations.

30 on 3D: Adding Chamfers In Materialise Magics

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how to add chamfers in Materialise Magics. Without Magics, this task would be fairly intensive, but it is made easy with the software. First, load your STL into Magics.

Electrical Connectors and Connection Labels

Modern Tech

An electrical connector is an electro-mechanical interface device between different electrical circuits. There are thousands of connector types but predominantly they consist of plugs which contain a male pin connection and a jack which has a female socket connection.

3D Printed EEG Device Aids Spinal Injury Patients

For most spinal-cord injury patients, recuperation can be lengthy—spent in the hospital due to requirements for complex tests and accompanying technology. Working toward finding a better solution for. View the entire article via our website.

Parametric Flat Pattern of Bent Rod/Tube in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal tools provide the ability to obtain the flat shape from a bent part. The flat length of each bend is based on defined parameters. This can be defined with K-factors, Bend Allowance or Bend Deduction.

Do It Yourself with 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS

The Solidworks Blog

We all love making things. Do-it-yourself (DIY) culture goes hand in hand with designers, engineers, and anyone who likes to take on a project deemed difficult for a non-professional.

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Creating Permanence – Why Prototyping in 3D Leads to Greater Success

Shapeways Blog

Innovation has been a driving factor in our society from the very beginning. Ever since humans first made stone tools for carving, our world has been driven by innovating the “new.” 150 years ago, business leaders were often quoted that “everything that could be invented has been.”

3D Printed Car Parts: Porsche Introduce 3D Printed Pistons for GT2 RS

German sports car manufacturer Porsche has been using 3D printing for several years in a variety of applications. For instance, it’s fabricated prototypes with the technology, along with using. View the entire article via our website.

How to properly maintain your Stratasys Polyjet print head

Javelin Tech Tips

Properly maintaining a Stratasys polyjet print head, not only increases the life of the print heads, but also keeps you from having down time and keeps your parts looking new. The head cleaning wizard takes less than 20 minutes and can save you hours, if not days as well as materials.

Evonik Opens New Technology Centre for 3D Printing in the USA

3D Printing Progress

Evonik is further expanding its business in the area of additive manufacturing. The specialty chemicals company has opened a new technology center for 3D printing in Austin, Texas

How 3D Printing Boosts Innovation in the Medical Field

Shapeways Blog

3D printing is becoming a crucial tool in the innovation of medical supplies, equipment and procedures as it caters to a rising demand in patient-specific products.

Additive Drives: 3D Printed Windings for Electric Cars

“We have taken a big step in the copper processing process.” – Jakob Jung Additive Drives, recently founded and headquartered in Dresden, Germany, continues to improve “e-machines” in terms. View the entire article via our website.

Installing SOLIDWORKS without the Toolbox Data

Javelin Tech Tips

Starting with SOLIDWORKS 2020 , when deploying SOLIDWORKS using an Administrative Image, you can choose not to install the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox data files. This is useful if your SOLIDWORKS Toolbox is located in a central location such as the SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault or network drive.

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3D Printed Latex Rubber Breakthrough

3D Printing Progress

Researchers have discovered a novel process to 3D print latex rubber, unlocking the ability to print a variety of elastic materials with complex geometric shapes

Reduce Admin Burden with Centralized License Management

The Solidworks Blog

The roles (solutions) of 3D EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS combine the ease of using SOLIDWORKS® with the power and breadth of the 3D EXPERIENCE® platform. Users can easily collaborate with internal and external teams and all data is securely managed—and accessible—on the platform.

BAE to 3D Print 30 Percent of Tempest Fighter Jets

3D printing has impacted innovation on nearly every level; however, some industries are undeniably defined as more important—and especially when they affect worldwide defense, aerospace applications, View the entire article via our website.

Mass Customization Is Coming


With the arrival of the new Superstrata 3D printed bikes, I’m wondering whether we’re now at the moment when mass customization begins to grow in the minds of consumers. The post Mass Customization Is Coming appeared on Fabbaloo. ideas consumer manufacturing mass customization prediction

Report Reveals UK at the Forefront of 3D Printing

3D Printing Progress

Businesses in the UK filed more additive manufacturing patent applications in Europe over the last decade - a sign that investment in additive manufacturing remains strong