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.

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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.

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 […].

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.

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.

Why 3D Printed Bridges? Why Now?

Shapeways Blog

Remember in 2014 when Chinese company Winsun printed ten houses in one day , stunning the world? Today, three years later, 3D printed construction projects are less of a shocking reveal and more a part of everyday reality.

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HP launches new materials and Jet Fusion upgrade with 4210 3D printing system

3D Printing Industry

HP has announced that its Multi Jet Fusion range will receive a hardware and firmware upgrade. At an undisclosed price and with technical specifications pending, the HP 4210 is a 3D printing system that can be used on the 4200 system. Like the award-winning 3D printers from HP, the Jet Fusion 4210 printing system is aimed […].

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.

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.

How to 3D scan with a smartphone


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

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Materialise

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Jurgen Luadus, is Vice President Materialise Manufacturing. 3DPI: […]. Insights Jurgen Luadus Philips Phits Volvo Yuniku

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.

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.

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


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

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Additive Industries

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Daan A.J. Kersten is the CEO of Additive […]. Insights Additive Industries Daan A.J. Kersten MetalFab1 Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production

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

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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ESP32: Step Pulse Experiments with Timers


(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


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

Nottingham’s 3D printed helmet ushers in a new era of natural brain scans

3D Printing Industry

million collaborative project between scientists at the University of Nottingham and University College London (UCL) is looking to improve the way we map the human brain. Focusing on the development of magnetoencephalography (MEG), researchers have 3D printed a prototype helmet that may yield quadruple the sensitivity of current MEG devices. Reading at room […]. Research Brain brain scans Chalk Studios Dr Matthew Brookes Elena Boto Gareth R.

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

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

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.

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.

GreenBatch turns waste plastic into free 3D printer filament for schools

3D Printing Industry

Australian engineer Darren Lomman is addressing Western Australia’s lack of plastic reprocessing facilities by turning the region’s waste plastic into 3D printer filament. Through his not-for-profit organization GreenBatch, Lomman is aiming to reduce the amount of plastic waste ending up in the oceans, landfill or incinerators, whilst simultaneously popularising 3D printing as an educational tool […].

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?

Discover New Solutions for Developing Products


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

Metamaterials: The future of 3D Printing


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

3D printing part of Epson’s $14.9 billion 2025 revenue strategy

3D Printing Industry

Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation has announced that it will be moving into 3D printing as part of its Vision 2025 Strategy to make sales revenue to grow by 50% from 2016. It was also announced that Epson’s dual-arm robotics embedded and artificial intelligence (AI) business would be expanding. The company, well known for its 2D […]. Business Epson Hirooka Japan Minoru Usui Moveiro BT-2200 Moveiro BT-350 Moverio

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.

The Bloodhound Reaches New Speeds with Help from 3D Printing

You might think that the person shooting past you on the freeway is going absurdly fast, but they’re crawling in comparison to the speed the Bloodhound will eventually be going. The Bloodhound. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D printed automotive components 3d printed automotive parts 3d printed Bloodhound car 3d printed car parts 3d printed prototypes bloodhound ssc Renishaw

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.

St. John’s researchers lay groundwork for 3D printed antipsychotic drugs

3D Printing Industry

3D printing has the potential to usher in a new era of point-of-care, personalized medication. With custom meds, pharmacists and physicians could provide patients with a dosage tailor made to their unique physiology, delivering more effective treatment in a record amount of time. Though this vision as yet is far from achieving certification, researchers around […]. Research 3D printed pills Abu T.

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.

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

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.

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.

TU Delft’s self folding tulip proves 4D printing’s potential in medicine

3D Printing Industry

Professor Amir Zadpoor’s team at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) believes that the self folding ability of 3D printed polymers could have potential for next generation medical devices. In a recent paper for the journal Materials Horizons, the team demonstrate the 3D printing’s ability to make flat nets that fold into an array of […]. Medical & Dental 4D 4d printing Amir A.

Message in a Key: A 3D Printing Kickstarter Campaign


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”?