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Growth in AM Patent Applications

Wohlers Talk

Note: The following was co-authored by Ray Huff and Terry Wohlers, both of Wohlers Associates. John Hornick of Finnegan collected and assembled the data for the chart. A key indicator of innovation in any industry is patent applications.

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How is technology influencing the 2018 winter games?

The Solidworks Blog

In 1924 in the French commune of Chamonix, the first winter games took place. Flash forward to today and the technology involved in the winter games has moved on spectacularly. Here’s a rundown of the some of the innovations that will be on show at the 2018 games. A techy take on the torch relay.

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8 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

3D Perspectives

According to Gartner, Inc., the public cloud services market was projected to grow 18.5% in 2017 to total $260.2 billion , up from $219.6 billion in 2016.

A 3D printing love story for Valentine’s Day

Leslie's Blog

The design job is not always problem solving for engineers, especially when you have a 3D printer. Sometimes, it’s just fun. According to Tyler Reid, a CAD, CAM, and a 3D printing specialist at GoEngineer and team leader on this project, “Stop-motion video is cool, but film making is not easy!

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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.

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How to Start a Medical 3D Printing Lab

3DPrint.com

MUN MED 3D is a 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Center at Memorial University. Founded by Michael Bartellas and Stephen Ryan, the organization has done some great work, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printing lab MUN MED ultimaker university 3D printing labs

3D printing entrepreneur reveals plan for 24 hour sneaker turnaround

3D Printing Industry

A student entrepreneur who developed the idea, technology, and production of his own brand of custom 3D printed sneakers will see his “UnisBrands” products hit the market soon. Nick Unis, who is currently a final year accounting and finance student at Penn State University-Altoona, has been nurturing his idea for custom running shoes since high school. […].

Talking Topology with Tarso Marques

The Solidworks Blog

The new Topology Study was launched, to the delight of many users with SOLIDWORKS 2018 and although it’s only been on the market for a few months, it is built upon tried and trusted technology from SIMULIA and many companies have been quick to take advantage of it.

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EOS Adds Three Polymer ALM Materials for Industrial 3D Printing to its Current Portfolio of Materials

Additive Manufacturing

High-performance materials broaden the range of applications, particularly in the aerospace industry.

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3D Printing Can Help Astronauts Study Their Own Blood Samples In Space

3DPrint.com

Let’s say you go to your annual physical, and the doctor wants you to get a blood sample. No problem, right? It’s easy to take care of here on Earth, but if we end up living among the. View the entire article via our website.

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Swinburne kick-starts $1.2 million automatic 3D printed car repair service

3D Printing Industry

Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne is to spearhead the development of an automated, 3D printed repair service for cars with the Australian, not-for-profit Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) and industrial automation firm Tradiebot Industries. Funded by a sum of $1,264,695 AUD (approx. 994 thousand USD), project ‘Repair Bot’ will run through 2019. The goal, […].

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Advanced Optimization Tools that Make Innovation Possible

The Solidworks Blog

What kind of car will we be driving in 10 years? Autonomous? Electric? Fuel cell powered? Levitating? Who knows but innovation will certainly change our ride. That’s where SOLIDWORKS comes in.

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3 Reasons to Print Your Next Creation on Shapeways

Shapeways Blog

At Shapeways, we want to make 3D printing accessible to everyone who wants to do it. So to that end, we want to give you a quick rundown on just how we can make you an official 3D creator in mere minutes.

3D printed house: How additive manufacturing is helping to build homes

Sculpteo

Additive manufacturing is becoming a great asset for th […]. The post 3D printed house: How additive manufacturing is helping to build homes appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

MTC calls for contributions to stem additive manufacturing skills shortage

3D Printing Industry

The UK’s Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is where 3D printing and traditional manufacturing converge. Established as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) in 2010, the centre is the product of a collaboration between Loughborough University, the University of Birmingham, the University of Nottingham and TWI. The centre’s privileged position in the market and well-cultivated contact […].

US Olympic Luge Team Hopes for a 3D Printed Advantage with Help from Stratasys

3DPrint.com

The XXIII Winter Olympics are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. It’s the second time the Olympics have been held in South Korea; the other time was the Summer Olympics in 1988. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed tooling custom athletic equipment luge olympics sports sports 3d printing stratasys

See How ‘Black Panther’ Crowned Its Queen

Shapeways Blog

It’s the Marvel movie that even people who don’t know what Marvel is are excited to see. Genre-expanding, beautiful, and cutting-edge, “Black Panther” is set to break box office records, but its costumes alone are already blowing our minds.

Fall in love with Multicolor+: Brighter and Stronger 3D Printing in Full Color!

i.materialise

Valentine’s Day is the best time to fall in love. That’s why we’re excited to introduce our new and improved, full-color 3D printing material: Multicolor+. Be the first to try it!

3D printing helps USA Luge team sled for gold at 2018 Winter Olympics

3D Printing Industry

With the 23rd Winter Olympic Games underway in PyeongChang, South Korea, 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys is helping the USA Luge team go for gold by incorporating 3D printing into the design of their sleds. The Minnesota-based branch of the company has done its Olympic duty by lending its FDM technology to prototyping and tooling the […]. Materials CAPitA Chris Mazdzer FDM Fortus 900mc FUS3D Luge Materialise Pyeongchang Stratasys Tailored fits TeamUSA Winter Olympics

Lenovo Lends a 3D Printed Helping Hand to Children in Need of Prosthetics

3DPrint.com

Multinational corporation Lenovo, manufacturer of technology such as computers and tablets, first got into 3D printing a few years ago with a chocolate 3D printer. Since then, the company has gotten. View the entire article via our website.

The Next Generation Mining Workforce

3D Perspectives

Recruiting Tech-savvy Workers. With innovation taking center stage in the mining industry, what the next generation mining workforce will be is only just beginning to take shape.

How Team USA used 3D printing to build a better luge

Design 2 Part News

By Brian Heater, TechCrunch. The quest for Olympic gold is the search for the slightest leg up — small changes that could ultimately shave fractions of a second off of one’s time.

Code of 3D printed houses cracked by TU Eindhoven professor’s equations

3D Printing Industry

When it comes to 3D printing, processes are often developed and defined using trial and error, because so many aspects of the technology not yet fully understood. This is particularly the case with 3D concrete 3D printing, which is becoming increasingly popular in construction. Akke Suiker, professor of Applied Mechanics at the Eindhoven University […].

3D Printing of Washing Machines and the R&D Tax Credit

3DPrint.com

On January 23, 2018 the United States announced washing machine tariffs. A 20% tariff will apply on the first 1.2 million imported washers in the first year and a 50% tariff on machines above that. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3D printed appliances 3d printed heel 3D printed washing machine components 3D printed washing machines LG samsung south korea Whirlpool

Game Audio for the ESP32

Buildlog.Net

I have been working on some games for the ESP32 and needed some decent quality audio with a minimum number of additional components. I was bouncing between using the DAC and using the I2S bus. The DAC requires less external parts, so I went that way.

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Polyamide 3D Printing at Its Best: Solving David Pitcher’s 3D-Printed Puzzles

i.materialise

Do you want to learn how to 3D print your own puzzles? Meet designer David Pitcher and get inspired by his inventiveness and his 3D printing expertise. Challenge accepted? Crazy Daisy puzzle by David Pitcher. Polyamide (SLS) black dye with colored vinyl stickers.

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Cornell presents foundations of collaborative human-robot 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The next industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) will be led by cyber-physical systems (CPS) integrating computation, networking, and manual processes. To this end, factories will rely more an more on collaboration between human employees and robots. In a recent interview Sören Papsdorf, Head of Manufacturing Engineering at KUKA, said that he believed human-robot collaboration is “the […].

With Maturity Comes Disruption: SOLIDWORKS' Mark Rushton on Additive Manufacturing

3DPrint.com

Last year’s SOLIDWORKS World featured a great deal of the CAM features of SOLIDWORKS, but this year focus was more on additive manufacturing, Mark Ruston, ?Product Product Portfolio Manager – View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Software Business Exclusive Interviews 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews Additive Manufacturing Symposium Dassault Systèmes exclusive interview Mark Rushton solidworks SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Carbon Sinks Its Teeth Further in the Dental Market with New Partnerships and Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Collaborations with DENTCA and DREVE highlight Carbon’s momentum in providing a complete 3D Manufacturing solution for dental and orthodontic labs.

Tutorial Tuesday 51: How To Create a Custom Pendant in Five Steps Using Fusion360

Shapeways Blog

What if you want to get started with 3D printing, but aren’t interested in plastic tchotchkes and want to make something you will actually keep? Step up your design game and learn to create a custom engraved bar pendant.

Porsche green-lights 3D printed spare parts for classic cars

3D Printing Industry

German luxury automotive manufacturer Porsche is 3D printing spare parts for rare and classic cars to ensure customer care and sustainability. Using a combination of SLM 3D printing for metal parts and SLS 3D printing for plastic parts and tooling, Porsche has added a number of spare parts to its catalog, ensuring that its cars will […]. Transport Digital spare-part initiative Ford Escape Ford Louisville Lincoln MKC Mercedes-Benz Porsche Porsche Classic SUV SUVs Volkswagen Wayne McKinney

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Literal Growth in 3D Printing with Live Parts: Details from Desktop Metal

3DPrint.com

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World, the software platform became further enmeshed with additive manufacturing as a flurry of announcements introduced new collaborations, integrations, and offerings. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Printing Engages Young Engineers with NASA’s HUNCH

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Our Perspective on Siemens PLM Strategy

Tech Clarity

Siemens continues to be a dominant force in the PLM market. Since our last update on Siemens PLM, their vision to support product innovation, product development, engineering, and production has continued to expand from an already broad suite of capabilities.