Sat.Oct 06, 2018 - Fri.Oct 12, 2018

AM in the U.S. Military

Wohlers Talk

I had the great privilege of spending most of last Thursday at the Pentagon, and what I learned was encouraging. The U.S. Department of Defense has advanced its use of additive manufacturing beyond what I had anticipated.

The Benefits of Using 3D Printing Technology in Education

3D Innovations

The new school year is underway and social media is buzzing with fantastic projects that teachers have created to get their students involved as active learners—one big way involves 3D printing.

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Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.

NEW Podcast with BattleBots 2018 Champion

The Solidworks Blog

SPOILER ALERT! If you didn’t watch the BattleBots finals this past Friday, you may want to before reading this blog…. This past Friday night, I watched the BattleBots final four battle it out for the 2018 BattleBots Championship at the WPI University Watch Party supporting Team Bite Force.

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.

3D printing in pediatrics: Saving lives using additive manufacturing


3D printing is more and more used in the medical sector […]. The post 3D printing in pediatrics: Saving lives using additive manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed compostites 777-8 777x abs abs composites airbus bead board boeing CFRP composites LSAM tooling Vertical Layer Print VLP

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What to Look for When Hiring a SOLIDWORKS Engineer or Designer

The Solidworks Blog

With the economy picking up in the Gulf Coast region as well as in other parts of the country, we’ve received many questions from companies that use SOLIDWORKS, wanting to know how to find and hire the right engineers and designers to feed their growing demand.

The ultimate guide to designing 3D printed interlocking parts


With 3D printing technologies, the design freedom is ju […]. The post The ultimate guide to designing 3D printed interlocking parts appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Robot Factory Introduces the Sliding-3D Conveyor Belt 3D Printer for Uninterrupted 3D Printing

Later this week at Maker Faire Rome, Italy-based Robot Factory will be presenting its new Sliding-3D system, which uses a conveyor belt as an essentially limitless build platform. The company is only. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Featured Stories 3d printing build platform 3d printing sustainably biodegradable plastic conveyor belt desktop 3D printer infinite build maker faire rome new 3d printer robot factory Sliding-3D

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Qatar’s first conjoined twin separation surgery made possible by 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Sidra Medicine, a specialist medical facility, has announced a successful outcome for a complex medical procedure. A nine-hour operation to separate conjoined twins, Hamad and Tamim, was the culmination of months work by a team of more than 150 medical and support staff.

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Be Part of the Growing Community Testing SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

Every week we’ve been sharing blog posts about SOLIDWORKS xDesign showcasing some of the projects our interns and Hackathon participants developed with the software. Now it’s your chance … the public Lighthouse program for xDesign is underway.

Authorship Transformation in AEC Projects

3D Perspectives

Excerpted from Expanding Authorship: Project Delivery in the Post-Digital Era by Adam Modesitt. Download the full white paper: Expanding Authorship : Optimize BIM for Integrated Engineering, Design, and Construction Management.

Researchers Evaluate 3D Printability of Different Types of Concrete

To 3D print concrete, several parameters must be met. It must be able to be extruded through a nozzle, hold its shape once deposited, and also be able to hold up under the weight of successive. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed concrete concrete 3d printing construction 3d printing

Watch: Thermwood 3D prints 12 foot aircraft tool for Boeing 777X

3D Printing Industry

Indiana’s Thermwood Corporation, the developer and provider of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) technology, has conducted a joint demonstration program with global aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

Get Advice from the Experts at the CAD Manager’s Boot Camp at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Are you a CAD manager? It’s a tough job. We know. That’s why we will be bringing together the most experienced SOLIDWORKS Technical Support Engineers for the CAD Manager’s Boot Camp on Sunday, February 10th, 2019.

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Rapid Prototyping News UK

The Oasis 3DP Brings Open Source Binder Jetting to Makers

The 2018 Hackaday Prize will soon be wrapping up, and as always, the contest has yielded some wonderfully innovative and promising ideas. One entry, submitted by Yvo de Haas, aims to make binder. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Binder Jetting Hackaday Prize 2018 Oasis 3DP open source 3d printers

ANSYS and Granta Design Collaborate to Empower Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Combination of simulation and materials information management provides vital insights to reduce trial and error. Cambridge, UK – October 3, 2018.

Researchers 3D print objects that can communicate without electronics

3D Printing Industry

Scientists at the University of Washington (UW), have developed self-tracking 3D printed devices that can provide analytics without using batteries or electronics.

Interview: Meet one of the 3D printing creators, Jean-Claude André


Do you know that 3D printing has been created by three […]. The post Interview: Meet one of the 3D printing creators, Jean-Claude André appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Take That, Quagga Mussels: Student Turns an Invasive Species into 3D Printer Filament

The quagga mussel is an invasive species that has caused a great deal of trouble in the Great Lakes. It’s an aggressive creature, native to eastern Europe, that kills other species, breeds. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printer filament 3D printing entrepreneurs filabot invasive species quagga mussels Z-Spools

IoT is not enough; you need IoE

3D Perspectives

As you likely know, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices embedded with sensors, actuators, electronics and software that enables vehicles, home appliances, industrial machines and many other items to connect and exchange data.

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SME, Arconic Foundation Release 2018 Manufacturing Compensation Report

Additive Manufacturing

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., 4, 2018 — SME , in partnership with Arconic Foundation and the SME Education Foundation , today released the 2018 Manufacturing Compensation Report.

Valoptim and Sculpteo: 3D printing architectural models for customers!


3D printing is well used for architecture. We can see t […]. The post Valoptim and Sculpteo: 3D printing architectural models for customers! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract to Further Develop 3D Printing for Aerospace Manufacturing

Aerospace company Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, has become a prominent user of 3D printing. Its 3D printed innovations include propulsion tanks and parts for. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business artificial intelligence Lockheed Martin missiles Office of Naval Research

UCL researchers develop asphalt 3D printer capable of repairing roads

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from University College London (UCL) have created an asphalt 3D printer designed to repair cracks and potholes in roads. The material properties of 3D printed asphalt are tunable, and combined with the flexibility and efficiency of the printing platform, this technique offers a compelling new design approach to the maintenance of infrastructure,” the researchers […]. Construction Adam Wojcika Mark Miodownik Richard J. Jackson University College London

Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Award Winner Joe Doucet Always Places Sustainability at the Forefront

Shapeways Blog

Artist: Joe Doucet / Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Photo: Donatello Arm. For world-renowned designer Joe Doucet , using 3D printing to create products that have a minimal environmental impact was never an afterthought. To Doucet, sustainability is key to the future of design. “I’ve

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 Thumbnail Images

Javelin Tech Tips

It’s even easier in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 , to find the files you’re looking for with the addition of SOLIDWORKS Manage Thumbnail Images.

Researchers Develop a Low-Cost Metal 3D Printer Using MIG Welding

Metal 3D printing, although it has gone down in cost, is still quite expensive. This limits access to the technology for small and medium-sized businesses, meaning that many applications go untried. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing low-cost 3d printers metal 3d printer mig welding Prusa i3 welding

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NASA tests new antibacterial 3D printing filament

3D Printing Industry

NASA is testing the suitability of an antibacterial 3D printer filament for use in future space missions. The filament is made by Copper3D, a Chilean company with a base in the USA. The study, conducted in association with the University of Nebraska at Omaha, aims to overcome the health challenges faced by NASA astronauts in […]. Research Andrés Acuña Copper3d Daniel Martínez Jorge Zuniga Nasa NASA 3D printing NASA Nebraska Space Grant PLACTIVE University of Nebraska at Omaha

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Stratasys Employee Perspectives: Materials Engineer Emily Hunt

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Emily Hunt is an Associate Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer who works to bring new 3D printing materials from ideation to creation. An avid problem solver that enjoys working with teams to overcome unique challenges, she attended school at the Michigan Technological University, obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering.

How to Suppress/Disable Equations in different SOLIDWORKS Configurations

Javelin Tech Tips

The ability to configure equations was introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2014. This change removed the previous simplified functionality of only suppress/unsuppress equations in different configurations.

The 2019 Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge Now Open For Entries

The Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge has now entered its 15th year. Ten years ago China was hosting the Olympics, Timbaland’s Apologize was agonizing the airwaves while people were wearing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 12th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge 13th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge stratasys

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Ease-Link’s electric vehicle charger gears up with igus’ help

3D Printing Industry

Easelink, the Austrian developers of an electric vehicle charging system, is working with igus, an international advanced polymer supplier. The Austrian company is the developer of an automated conductive charging technology they call Matrix Charging.

Promoting Additive Manufacturing in Construction: Joint Venture for Formnext and TU Darmstadt

Additive Manufacturing

In order to promote the use of additive manufacturing in the construction industry as well, Formnext and the Technical University ( TU ) Darmstadt have agreed on a joint venture.

SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide (Part 3 of 3)

Javelin Tech Tips

Part 3 of our SOLIDWORKS Crash Troubleshooting Guide offers steps relating to Windows and hardware. We recommend testing after each step to determine whether it resolved the problem before moving on to another step. Are there any Windows updates pending?