Sat.Nov 04, 2017 - Fri.Nov 10, 2017

Don’t Miss the SOLIDWORKS Largest User Group Meeting Ever 2017

The Solidworks Blog

Last year Todd Blacksher proposed something unusual for the SOLIDWORKS User Group Network: The SOLIDWORKS Largest User Group Meeting Ever, or SLUGME.

Is This the Next Tiny House Movement?

Shapeways Blog

With the rise of lifestyle bloggers and sites like Dezeen and Apartment Therapy , interior design and architecture are increasingly popular obsessions — and the tiny house movement draws a huge number of its devotees.

Celebrating Canadian women in engineering and manufacturing [Part 1]

Javelin Tech Tips

Mechanical design skills + love of motorsports = a race car engineer driven to succeed. We often use our blog to celebrate the successes of our customers – both companies and individuals.

How to 3D scan with a smartphone

Sculpteo

One good reason for purchasing a smartphone is that you […]. The post How to 3D scan with a smartphone 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.

Dixon Valve & Coupling Optimizes Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS and Xometry

The Solidworks Blog

Are you constantly looking for ways to improve your productivity and processes? SOLIDWORKS and its partners strive to provide you with the tools you need to do your job as efficiently as possible.

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3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge On Track for Amsterdam Installation in 2018, Research Team To Test and Analyze Structure

3DPrint.com

There are concrete 3D printed bridges, and bridges 3D printed out of modified plastic. Now, we’re one step closer to seeing a first-of-its-kind bridge built by robots and 3D printed using. View the entire article via our website.

Top 8 of the best 3D modeling software for the medical industry

Sculpteo

3D printing can be helpful in a lot of different […]. The post Top 8 of the best 3D modeling software for the medical industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D modeling softtware 3D Printing 3D software medical software

Got Mad Design Skills? Enter SOLIDWORKS World T-Shirt Design Contest!

The Solidworks Blog

Are you an avid SOLIDWORKS user? Are you creative? Do you have mad design skills? If you answered “yes” to any of those three questions, you need to enter the SOLIDWORKS World T-Shirt Design Contest.

Lighter, Faster, Stronger: Christian Lorenz’s Incredible RC Crawler With No Name

Shapeways Blog

Over the summer, community manager Ruud van den Muijzenberg and I traveled across Europe visiting RC car events. One of the best things about these trips was the incredibly cool people we met along the way. To our delight, many of them were already using Shapeways 3D printed parts on their RC cars.

ESP32: Step Pulse Experiments with Timers

Buildlog.Net

(Edit: Also check out my better “RMT” way to send the pulse ). I have been playing with the ESP32 microcontroller to see how well it would perform as a small scale CNC controller. The low cost and high performance as well as the built in Wifi and Bluetooth make it very attractive.

How to: 3D print your own brain using MRI or CT scans & free software

Sculpteo

As a testimony to the fascinating nature of the 3D prin […]. The post How to: 3D print your own brain using MRI or CT scans & free software appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. & More Tutorials 3D Print brain Medical scan MeshLab MRI OsiriX Scan

Recreating Classic Cars with CAD: Tucker Torpedo Project Update

The Solidworks Blog

It’s been awhile since the last blog and much has been accomplished on the Torpedo. Here’s an update on those accomplishments. If you want to start reading from the beginning, or any of the others you can navigate here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8.

HP Nylon Plastic Now Open to All Makers!

Shapeways Blog

HP’s Multi-Jet Fusion printer is now available to everyone! Starting today, anyone can order their own models in HP Nylon Plastic , available in both Raw Gray and Black. We’re excited about the the material’s progress in strength, stiffness, shock absorption, and finish.

Beginner’s Guide to Drones

3D Printing Hub

Have you been wondering how your Instagram friend can just casually take aerial photos of their trips to the beach? Perhaps you have seen news items or movies where military operations are carried out using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). What is drone technology and how does it work?

EVENT: Microsoft 2017 Manufacturing Conference

Javelin Tech Tips

Learn About CPQ with DriveWorks at Microsoft Manufacturing Conference 2017. Javelin’s John Mignardi will speak at the Microsoft 2017 Manufacturing Conference on December 5th in Mississauga, Ontario.

Discover New Solutions for Developing Products

Stratasys

Across industries the product development life cycle follows the journey of a product from inception to final product.

Travis Fitch Brings Superpatterns to Light

Shapeways Blog

Travis Fitch believes that “minimalism doesn’t have to rule the world.” ” That means original jewelry, lighting, and accessories that crackle with complexity, pushing the boundaries of contemporary design.

KingKong ET100: A Powerful FPV Drone for Under $150

3D Printing Hub

First-person-view (FPV) flying is all of the rage for drones right now. FPV lets you fly using the drone’s camera as your eyes with a pair of goggles or a connected tablet. It’s the closest most people will get to the feeling of flying like a bird. It’s an immersive experience unlike any other.

Metamaterials: The future of 3D Printing

Sculpteo

Have you ever heard of metamaterials before? Did you kn […]. The post Metamaterials: The future of 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D challenges 3D Printing technologies 3D Printing Design of the week innovation Objet Geometrie

Workshops for Warriors: Rebuilding American Manufacturing One Veteran at a Time

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

This November 11 will be the 99th year Americans commemorate Veterans Day, a day founded to honor the men and women who have served our country in uniform. The U.S. is home to almost 20 million veterans, many of whom are transitioning back into civilian life and searching for a new career path.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 adds Noise Prediction

Javelin Tech Tips

Noise prediction capability is available in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018. The ‘Acoustic Power’ option activates the calculation of a noise level prediction. This acoustic power level uses the “Proudman’s formula” for calculation.

3D Printed MakerSat Gets Ready to Test 3D Printing Materials in Space

3DPrint.com

Last year, history was made by a group of students in Idaho who designed, 3D printed and assembled the state’s first satellite. Now, it’s finally time for that satellite to go into space. View the entire article via our website.

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How to Improve Your Creative Business with 3D Printing

i.materialise

If you are a designer, jeweler or creative mind starting your own company, you’ll probably have heard about 3D printing. You might even have thought about introducing it to your company or creative project but you still don’t know where to start or how it can actually improve your business.

Design-2-Part Shows Announce 2018 Schedule

Design 2 Part News

November 7, 2017 – Design-2-Part (D2P) Shows, America’s largest design and contract manufacturing tradeshows, is pleased to announce their 2018 show schedule. The eleven event slate includes six spring shows and five fall shows. The schedule is anchored by six annual shows.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize – Star Wars Lightsaber Edition

Javelin Tech Tips

The release date for the new Star Wars feature film “ Star Wars:The Last Jedi ” is just around the corner. We thought we would celebrate the best way we know how, making Lightsabres in SOLIDWORKS Visualize ! Lightsabers designed with SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

Tennessee Veterinarians Use 3D Printed Models for Pre-Surgical Planning and Practice

3DPrint.com

As owners of two cats and two fairly rambunctious dogs, my husband and I have paid our fair share of visits to the veterinarian. Most of the time, it’s only for their annual check-ups, but. View the entire article via our website.

Message in a Key: A 3D Printing Kickstarter Campaign

i.materialise

What has been the most important sound of your life? Which sentence do you want to remember forever? Maybe the heartbeat of your children or a beloved person saying “I love you”?

I Have A Product Idea—Now What?

3D Innovations

Developing an idea into a physical product that people need, love and enjoy is a fulfilling venture for any entrepreneur. For first time entrepreneurs though, the product development journey may seem challenging and fraught with obstacles.

German materials researchers explore zero gravity metal 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) and TU Clausthal are working on a project titled “Powder-based additive manufacturing in zero gravity.” ” Poised to compete with microgravity metal 3D printing efforts from the likes of NASA and Made In Space, the team’s experiments have been conducted in a number of parabolic […].

INTAMSYS to Unveil More High-Performance 3D Printing with the FUNMAT HT PRO 3D Printer at formnext

3DPrint.com

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS, whose name stands for Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Systems, is known for its FUNMAT series of 3D printers. FUNMAT stands for Functional. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Sponsored 3D4Makers formnext formnext 2017 FUNMAT PRO HT high performance materials high temperature 3d printing Intamsys PEEK

SOLIDWORKS Promotion! Now Is the Time to Standardize on SOLIDWORKS Software Solutions

Javelin Tech Tips

Experience the Benefits of SOLIDWORKS 3D Today with Significant Savings! Until November 30th, buy SOLIDWORKS Premium or Professional and save big on the solution that’s right for you.

Polylactic Acid (PLA): The Environment-friendly Plastic

3D Printing Hub

What is PLA? Polylactic acid or polyactide (PLA) is a biodegradable and bioactive polyester made up of lactic acid building blocks. It was first discovered in 1932 by Wallace Carothers by heating lactic acid under vacuum while removing condensed water. During the early times, only low-density PLA was produced. By using lactide as a raw material and through the process of ring-opening polymerization, a high-density version of PLA was finally developed.

3D printing hits the high street as Aldi launches 3D printer with MyMiniFactory

3D Printing Industry

Will Christmas 2017 be the year that 3D printing takes a long anticipated hold in the homes of a wider audience? With more than 10,000 stores in 18 countries, and an estimated turnover of over €50 billion the global supermarket chain Aldi may be better positioned than most to make this a reality. Later this […]. 3D Printers Aldi Balco desktop 3D printer myminifactory STARTT STARTT 3D Printer