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Formula One and FIA use additive manufacturing to test 2021 car

3D Printing Industry

Formula One (F1), the premier world championship for motor racing and its governing body the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), have used additive manufacturing to help determine the design, rules and regulations of its 2021 cars.

Reviving an Early 20th Century Printmaking Practice With Modern Technology

Shapeways Blog

The mission of thepostdigitalprintmaker community, founded by Phyllis and Victor Merriam, is to share the work of printmakers who have taken up the challenge of incorporating emerging technologies into their artistic practices.

Technology Can Increase Your Fun (Engineering) Ratio

The Solidworks Blog

Last weekend, I spent 30 minutes in line for a two-minute roller coaster ride. The ride was fun, the kids were happy, so I was happy…but I couldn’t help but think about the amount of not-so-fun activity we had to sacrifice to get to the fun activity. The ratio seemed unfair.

The sea: a boundless source of renewable energy

3D Perspectives

This article appeared in our 2018 annual report. Click here to read the full document. The marine industry is changing rapidly and is paying greater attention to alternative energy sources.

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.

Carnegie Mellon granted $1.95 million to build aerosol jet printed neural probes

3D Printing Industry

Through 3D nanoparticle printing, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are creating a new class of high-density neural probes to record neurological data.

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Latin America is the New Frontier for Photocentric

3D printing company Photocentric is embarking on new ways to introduce their technology to markets all over the world, well on its way to developing new technologies in various applications, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Events Business Dental 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews argentina Brazil 3D printing dental 3d printing jewelry 3d printing latin america LCD 3d printer Lea Vasconcelos Photocentric

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Materials used in 3D printing


You may not know all that 3D printing can do for you. M […]. The post Materials used in 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printers, materials and technologies

New for consumers: Carbon and Specialized 3D print superior comfort bike saddle

3D Printing Industry

Californian Digital Light Synthesis company Carbon has signed a 3D printed product partnership with leading U.S. bicycle manufacturer Specialized.

The International Space Station Has a New Partner in Regenerative Medicine

Scientific investigations conducted by people on the International Space Station (ISS), are currently contributing to our knowledge in many fields. The research alliance between the University of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Bioprinting Business 3d printing in space bioprinting in microgravity international space station ISS national laboratory McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine stem cells University of Pittsburgh William Wagner

Commercial vs. Hobby 3D Printing

Modern Tech

Generally speaking, Fused Deposition Modeling or “FDM” technology (the kind that layers material from spools of filament) is the most common and widely accessible form of 3D printing being used today.

Furniture Accessory Manufacturer Shortens Time to Market by 30 Percent with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

The race to market spans across most industries including furniture accessory manufacturers. Product development processes must be continually improved and the machinery used to produce those products optimized to beat the competition to market. SAMET was an early adopter of 3D CAD in 1998, when the company replaced the Vector Graphics® 2D design software that it had used with the SOLIDWORKS® 3D mechanical design system. “As

Blockchain secures distributed additive manufacturing in the U.S. Air Force

3D Printing Industry

The U.S. Air Force is collaborating with blockchain as a service (BaaS) company SIMBA Chain to enhance security in additive manufacturing. The partnership is part of the force’s Blockchain Approach for Supply Chain Additive Manufacturing Parts (BASECAMP) project. BASECAMP will use the SIMBA Chain platform to demonstrate a blockchain approach for the registration and tracking […]. Aerospace air force BASECAMP Blockchain SIMBA SIMBA Chain U.S. Air Force

Characterizations & Comparisons of Virgin and Recycled Metallic 3D Printing Powders

Authors N.E. Gorji, R. O’Connor, and D. Brabazon are studying metal powders in the recently published ‘XPS, XRD, and SEM characterization of the virgin and recycled metallic powders for 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing metal metal 3d printing metal 3d printing powder Recycled Metallic 3D Printing Powders rheology analysis scanning electron microscopy (SEM) X-ray diffraction (XRD) X-ray photoemission spectroscopy (XPS

Identifying Sink Marks Using SOLIDWORKS Plastics

Modern Tech

Sink Marks appear during the cooling process with injection molding and can be easily identified using SOLIDWORKS Plastics. Detecting them during the design phase saves time and money by avoiding manufacturing defects.

7 Ways Universities Are Using 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Universities all over the world are at the forefront of 3D printing innovation. There are endless ways 3D printing can be used to reinforce learning, as a tool to demonstrate concepts and to develop real world ideas and solve problems in any area of study. Illustrating Complex Concepts.

Thyssenkrupp additive manufacturing approved for maritime supply

3D Printing Industry

German multinational engineering group Thyssenkrupp has obtained certification for its supply of metal 3D printed products. The company’s Approval of Manufacturer certificate is the first ever to be awarded by leading quality assurance and risk management firm DNV GL. With the accreditation, the recently opened Thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing is now approved for application in maritime and other […].

5 Ways 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Water

Today almost one-fifth of the world’s population live in areas of water scarcity. By the year 2025, that number will rise to 1.8 billion people. From drinking water to water. The post 5 Ways 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed water 3d printed water filters agriculture clean water water water management

Dave Bourell Honored

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Two weeks ago, Wohlers Associates attended the 30th annual Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF) Symposium in Austin, Texas. The event brought together more than 700 attendees from 25 countries to present and discuss research on additive manufacturing (AM).

Top 10 3D software with free educational licenses


3D modeling software is widely used in many schools. Fr […]. The post Top 10 3D software with free educational licenses appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Is 3D printed coral really safe for marine life?

3D Printing Industry

3D printing has evolved as a means of replacing the world’s lost coral reefs. Many projects, including the efforts of SECORE International and Boston Ceramics, are putting the method into practice and seeing positive results from their introduction to the ocean. As a relatively new approach to marine restoration, research surrounding 3D printed reefs and […]. Research Colorfabb Danielle L. Dixson Emily J. Ruhl Proto Pasta School of Marine Science and Policy University of Delaware

Texas Researchers Find Success with 3D Printed Oral Stents

Texas researchers recently conducted a study regarding the use of 3D printed stents, outlining their findings in ‘Creating customized oral stents for head and neck radiotherapy using 3D scanning. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printed medical research applications 3D Printed Oral Stents Oral Oncology Department at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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PDM & Composer: Create, Review And Publish Documentation In a Snap

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Product Data Management (PDM) solutions are ideal to help you keep your project data organized and the latest version available for multiple teams during development.

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Digital Product Innovation Maturity (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How can companies digitally transform product innovation to improve the way they conceive, design, and develop products to improve profitability and achieve or sustain market leadership? We surveyed over 150 companies to find out.

NASA builds public database on aircraft icing using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

NASA’s aeronautical researchers are using 3D printing to generate new data to deal with the aviation safety problem of icing. High-fidelity data of ice shapes generated on aircraft wings are documented through laser 3D scanning. Complex ice shapes are also 3D printed to better understand ice formation and its effects on an airplane. That data, […]. Aerospace Andy Broeren FAA Glenn Research Center GRC Icing Icing Research Tunnel Nasa ONERA

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Ogle Models Uses SLS 3D Printing to Make a Better Tennis Racket Handle

UK prototyping company Ogle Models has been in the business of making models and prototypes for over 65 years now, offering its manufacturing and 3D printing services to companies all around. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed handle 3d printed sports equipment 3d printed tennis racket 3D technology in sports Bespoke Ogle Ogle Models

Battle of software: Cinema 4D vs Blender


Both Cinema 4D and Blender are 3D modeling software. Th […]. The post Battle of software: Cinema 4D vs Blender appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Why you should use the SOLIDWORKS Defeature Tool

Javelin Tech Tips

Creating a digital twin of your real-life assembly can provide a lot of benefits; including accurate bills of materials, machining instructions, true-to-life simulation results, or stunning renders out of SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

3D Printing News Sliced: AREVO, Filamentive, Zortrax, adidas

3D Printing Industry

This week’s edition of the 3D Printing Industry news digest Sliced features the latest in consumer-ready end use products, from hearing aid casings to carbon fiber e-bikes. We also cover IFAM, Ultimaker, Nexa3D, Ogle, Brulé, 3D Systems, 3DDC, 3rd Dimension, FORECAST 3D, Markforged, RESHAPE, VIAM, Splitvision Design and more. Ride the first e-bike with a […].

MyMiniFactory Releases Customizer Beta Tool for Personalizing 3D Printable Models

3D model sharing community platform MyMiniFactory, headquartered in London, is working to create the top decentralized community for guaranteed 3D printable content. To that end, the platform has. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Software 3D modeling tools 3d models 3d printable models beta customizable myminifactory personalization personalized design stl file

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3D printing with plastics: what about the details?


When you hear 3D printing, you might think about thick […]. The post 3D printing with plastics: what about the details? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing Jigs & Fixtures can reduce fabrication costs by 50–90%

Javelin Tech Tips

Watch the video below to learn how 3D printed jigs and fixtures for the production floor can reduce fabrication costs by 50–90%. Factory production lines know the right jig or fixture speeds production, which increases productivity. But that’s just the beginning.

Researchers develop guidelines for 3D printing miniature soft robots in high resolution

3D Printing Industry

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and Zhejiang University (ZJU) have collaborated on the development of process flow guides for 3D printing miniature soft robotic actuators. Demonstrating the applicability of their additive manufactured actuators, the researchers have produced a soft debris remover with an integrated miniature gripper. The […].

Lithophane Makers: 3D Print Your Own Multi-Color Work of Art

One of the greatest aspects of 3D printing is that it gives users so much latitude not just to design but also to produce virtually whatever they want, whenever they. The post Lithophane Makers: View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed crafts 3d printed lithophanes Lithophane Makers Multi-colored 3D printed lithophanes Palette 2 Palette 2 Pro Patreon

New GrabCAD Print Version Helps FDM & PolyJet Users

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

GrabCAD Print is the most complete solution for Stratasys 3D printers on the planet. The intuitive, easy-to-use software allows for simplified preparing, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting of print jobs. And the team shared that the new version, 1.33, just went live!

Weld Bead behaviour in SOLIDWORKS when selecting different entities

Javelin Tech Tips

Say you have two pipes (as pictured below) that you want to weld together. SOLIDWORKS allows you to model a weld bead at the part or assembly level. In this case, we will add the weld bead in the assembly, by selecting Insert > Assembly Feature > Weld Bead. Pipe ends to be welded.

Builder 3D Printers help reconstruct 67 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton for Naturalis museum in the Netherlands

3D Printing Industry

The Naturalis Biodiversity Center, a national research institute for biodiversity located in the Netherlands has used 3D printing and 3D scanning to help reconstruct a triceratops skeleton. Using the Builder Extreme 1500 PRO 3D printer from Builder 3D Printers, Naturalis was able to replace the missing bones of a new exhibit using scans of other […].