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AM Investors

Wohlers Talk

Investors of additive manufacturing (AM) come in many forms. Among them are institutional, private equity, venture capital, angel, and individuals. Increasingly, investors are in pursuit of AM-related companies with a promising future.

3D Artist Sculpts From Scratch And Prints A Platypus Skull


Mastering the art of 3D sculpting is no easy feat, particularly when it comes to creating something from nothing. Montreal-based Thomas Dotheij is a 3D artist and has been sculpting his whole adult life – he has even made a career from that as a visual effects technical director.

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So you want to build a hoverboard…

3D Perspectives

Whether it’s a hoverboard, a car or a building – the 3D EXPERIENCE platform can help bring your vision from design to manufacturing and everything in between. Not sure what the 3D EXPERIENCE platform is all about or how it can help your business?

Why Design Thinking is the Key to 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

3D printing is spreading far and wide and is being used by hobbyists, students, academicians, engineers, and industry professionals. The technology has heralded the new age of manufacturing. One of the keys to its success? Design thinking. What is Design Thinking?

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.

Integrating Next-Generation Technology: Mechanical Failure Modes

The Solidworks Blog

Note: This is part four of a five-part series on integrating next-generation technologies into your design workflow. Click the links to read parts one , two , and three. .

PDM Column Views: How to Create and Share with Your Team

Modern Tech

Have you ever wondered, “how do I change the information displayed about the files in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault view?”

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Manufacturing Involves Plastic Injection Molding Process

3E Rapid Prototyping

In the manufacturing of many materials that are made from their molten forms, Injection molding is an essential stage.

Maximize the value of your mechatronics engineering

3D Perspectives

Smart experiences in the real world. More and more aspects of our personal and work lives are improving. They are becoming richer, safer, more convenient and inspiring though the use of smart and connected systems.

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Are You Still Playing with Dolls? …Rigid-flex Paper Dolls, that is.

The Solidworks Blog

First off, no offense to anyone who does still play with dolls; I do. Although, these days my dolls are of the Funko kind and adorn my gaming PC builds. Many thanks to Adam Benmbarek for sending me this one.

Overlay Configurations in Alternate Position View with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

With SOLIDWORKS 2020 you can now overlay two configurations of a part in a single view in your part drawings using Alternate Position View. This is very useful for comparing two configurations that are made from one another.

New Stratasys Materials: Diran, Antero, UltraClear and More!

Modern Tech

Stratasys offers multiple 3D printing options to help your designs come to life. FDM printers use production-grade thermoplastics to create parts that are designed to be durable, easily replicated and stable over time. PolyJet printers provide unmatched realism with multi-colored prints and textures.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines recycles water bottles to make 3D printed tools

3D Printing Industry

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is recycling PET bottles to create 3D printed equipment. A reported first for any airline, this process aims to reduce engineering and maintenance costs, as well as have a more positive impact on the environment.

Improving Product Design with 3D Sculptor

The Solidworks Blog

More and more mechanical and electrical engineers are being called upon to develop the look and feel along with the actual design of products. Think about medical or electronic devices or sports equipment. It is critical for these products to fit comfortably in your hand or ear or on your feet.

SOLIDWORKS Standalone License Deactivation and Activation

Javelin Tech Tips

If you receive a new computer or need to switch between a desktop and laptop computer, you’ll need to move your SOLIDWORKS license to the other computer. An activated SOLIDWORKS standalone license is locked to specific computer hardware ID.

Meet Patrick Herbault, an inventor using 3D printing


We met Patrick Herbault, an inventor working with Sculp […]. The post Meet Patrick Herbault, an inventor using 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Rapid metal casting: Advantages and applications

3E Rapid Prototyping

Pressure die casting is not typically considered a rapid prototyping process. It requires costly equipment and a high level of expertise, and is generally suited to large quantities of metal parts.

Focusing on STEM Education | 3D Academy

3D Innovations

STEM education is a popular education topic and it’s making great strides in schools across the globe. Our 3D Academy team has seen first-hand the positive impact STEM education has on children of all ages.

SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator Interface

Javelin Tech Tips

The Administrator Options of SOLIDWORKS Manage, can only be accessed if the user has sufficient permissions. The Administration Options can be accessed from Options pull-down. Options Pull-down. Or the Tools tab. Tools Tab.

Stratasys Announces New J835 and J850

Modern Tech

The new J835 and J850 PolyJet 3D printers from Stratasys are the latest machines in their popular and expanding J-series. These PANTONE Validated™ 3D printers have the capacity to print color critical parts with incredible accuracy and realism.

Cloud Security Discussion with Siemens EVP Bob Jones

Tech Clarity

How have manufacturers’ perspectives on cloud security changed, and what can they do to mitigate cloud risk? This episode digs into the cloud security issue for product innovation and engineering software.

Things That Go Bleep in the Night – All Hail Halloween Technology

The Solidworks Blog

The witching hour is upon us. As October draws to a close, creepily-costumed children are ready to march the streets paved with the amber glow of candle-lit Jack O’Lanterns. Halloween has steadily become a staple celebration every bit as essential as Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Create and Edit Component Patterns in SOLIDWORKS 2020 Large Design Review Mode

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can create assembly component patterns in the Large Design Review Mode. The patterns that can be created include linear and circular component pattern.

Discover: Team 2 CATIA Hackathon Projects

3D Perspectives

Imagine reclaiming unused space to bring value to a city & its residents – check out the CATIA hackathon series TEAM 2’s project – [link].

Top Overlooked Features in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Modern Tech

By now you’ve probably seen the headlines of the great new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS with the latest release – SOLIDWORKS 2020. Sure, there are some real game-changing additions to the toolset, like envelope publisher, detailing mode for drawings and G3 continuity to name a few.

How an 18 yr Old Ushering in the Next Generation of Creators [Podcast] with Danielle Boyer

The Solidworks Blog

We often hear that high-tech companies are always worried about having enough engineers and that not enough young people today are interested in pursuing careers in technology. Not to worry, as there is one person working very hard to teach our next generation of engineers and creators.

Adding the SOLIDWORKS Manage Add-in to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

Javelin Tech Tips

Once SOLIDWORKS Manage has been installed, SOLIDWORKS Manage can be connected to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The first step in in doing this, is by adding the SOLIDWORKS Manage Add-in, in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Administration.

Idaho National Laboratory Wantsa to Disrupt the Nuclear Industry via 3D Printing

As 3D enhances—and in many cases completely transforms—a wide range of industries and businesses of all sizes, the potential for printing parts for nuclear plants continues to be of interest. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed research devices 3D printing nuclear indsutry Idaho National Laboratory

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ENGIE additive manufacturing facility approved by Lloyd’s Register

3D Printing Industry

An additive manufacturing facility and powder laboratory belonging to French multinational electric utility company ENGIE has received official approval from global independent assessment business, Lloyd’s Register. One of a number of facilities to achieve this accreditation in the last few years, the site, located in Belgium, joins other businesses on the path to market for certified, metal 3D […]. Materials ENGIE ENGIE Fabricom ENGIE Laborelec Lloyd's Register

Integrating Next-Generation Technology: Topology Optimization

The Solidworks Blog

Note: This is part three of a five-part series on integrating next generation technologies into your design workflow. Click the links to read part one and part two. . Product design evolution is shaped and accelerated by CAD-embedded simulations.

3D printing and machining: how to combine them for your benefits?


Additive Manufacturing is constantly bringing new innov […]. The post 3D printing and machining: how to combine them for your benefits? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing News Briefs: October 25, 2019

We’re talking about art and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. An art installation at Millennium Park was created through the use of 3D printed molds, provided by Fast. View the entire article via our website.

Aerosint and LASEA to develop 3D printer with in situ laser ablation

3D Printing Industry

Award-winning 3D printer manufacturer Aerosint and precision laser micromachining specialist LASEA, are collaborating to build an additive manufacturing system with in situ laser ablation. The two-year project has a total budget of almost €1 million and is supported by a research grant from the regional government of Wallonia, Belgium. It aims to leverage the geometrical freedom of LPBF with the fine details […]. 3D Printers aerosint Axel Kupisiewicz LASEA Matthias Hick

The Benefits of Making Your Robotics With 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Brainstorming, designing and ultimately creating robots is a thrilling process. However, it can also feel like a complex and daunting project at first due to all the intricacies involved. A lot goes into making the perfect final product, and the process leading up to that can be quite lengthy. Thankfully, creating robots has never been simpler and more efficient thanks to the benefits of 3D printing. Here’s how. . It’s Cost Effective.

Designed with Designers in Mind – The Power of the New J850 3D Printer

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The designers’ world demands work across real-time, dynamic environments filled with innovation. But on the road to innovation, many often lack the right tools to power each stage of their creative process.

NASA and Made In Space Talk About 3D Printing Recycled Material in Orbit

With deep space exploration moving forward, NASA is using the International Space Station (ISS) to conduct cutting edge research and technological developments to help prepare astronauts as they take. View the entire article via our website.

Re-engineering large format 3D printing in the BigRep STUDIO G2

3D Printing Industry

In May 2019, leading large format 3D printer manufacturer BigRep broke new ground with the launch of the STUDIO G2. A successor to the original BigRep STUDIO system, the G2 is one of the first fully-enclosed 3D printers from the company, offering the same tried and true principles of its predecessors in a controlled environment, […]. 3D Printers BigRep Frank Marangell STUDIO G2