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Educators Could Save $450,000 Yearly with Open-Source 3D Printing

There remains little doubt that 3D printing enhances the quality and effectiveness of education, whether at the kindergarten or university level. The cost of printers and materials for filament-based. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Trends for 2021: A Year of Radical Renewal


As our parent company, Materialise, marks its entry into the 4th decade of 3D printing in 2021, we’re entering a decade with the potential for radical renewal.


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Moving Hi-Res Graphics in SOLIDWORKS to GrabCAD Print for 3D Printing

Modern Tech

Frequently, when producing parts to print on full-color PolyJet 3D printers (like the J55 and J850 ), we have the need to place logos and icons on our models.

2020, In Review

Purple Platypus

With a new year upon us, it is only natural to look back on the previous year’s achievements, challenges, and surprises. 2020 did not go as planned, but the year was full of firsts, growth, and innovation, both for 3D printing and Purple Platypus. January.

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

Reusing Tape from Old VHS Cassettes to Make 3D Printing Filament

I’ve seen some strange 3D printing materials over the last few years, but this is a new one: the tape from a VHS cassette. So VHS, which stands for Video. The post Reusing Tape from Old VHS. View the entire article via our website.

When to Reach Out for Product Development Assistance

3D Innovations

We meet with entrepreneurs during all stages of product development that find themselves at a “sticking point” and in need of guidance. Taking a product idea from conception to commercialization is full of challenges, and having an expert help guide the process can be immensely beneficial.

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Lock Rotation for Slot Mates

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2021 adds functionality to lock rotation of slot mates, similar to lock rotation of concentric mates which has been available since SOLIDWORKS 2014. The Lock Rotation option can be found in the mate PropertyManager or by right-clicking on the Slot mate in the FeatureManager Design Tree.

NASA Successfully Tests 3D Printed Rocket Engine Parts

NASA‘s renewed efforts to return humans to the moon by 2024 has led to advances in new space technologies to improve processes, and reduce costs and development time. In early. The post NASA. View the entire article via our website.

Norsk Titanium uses Rapid Plasma Deposition™ to deliver Boeing 787 components to Leonardo

Manufactur3D Mag

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Requirements and Recommendations

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS clients often overlook the importance of having the correct hardware to support their new 3D CAD purchase.

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

Learn How 2D DraftSight Complements 3D Design Tools

The Solidworks Blog

Young Industries, Inc., has manufactured conveying systems and related components since 1947 and holds many patents for problem-solving equipment.

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Be Someone Else with Hyper-Realistic 3D Printed Faces from Japan

Have you ever wanted to be someone else for a little while? Just not be you for a few days? With these new 3D printed hyper-realistic face masks from Japanese. The post Be Someone Else with. View the entire article via our website.

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Boom Supersonic Readies for Flight with Metal AM on Board

Manufactur3D Mag

The unveiling of Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 supersonic demonstrator aircraft last fall at the company’s Denver hangar has brought the dream of a return to supersonic air travel closer to reality. The post Boom Supersonic Readies for Flight with Metal AM on Board appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D.

Your Complete Guide To 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021

Modern Tech

This February, the annual 3D EXPERIENCE World event will look a little different. With an eye on safety during the global pandemic the event will be 100% virtual and conference admission will also be 100% free this year.

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.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2021 Templates

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2021 has some template improvements. Before these improvements were made, when making an Inspection report you would click the “Add” button for a template, same when exporting to an Excel sheet you would “Add” template and then choose where to save. .

Xolo Introduces First Commercial Volumetric 3D Printer

Berlin startup xolo is in the process of launching xube, what could be considered the first commercially available volumetric 3D printer—if it gets off the ground. At the moment, the. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Origin, Accelerating Expansion Into Mass Production AM

Manufactur3D Mag

Stratasys Ltd. one of the global leaders in additive manufacturing announced that it has completed the acquisition of San-Francisco based Origin, effective as of Dec. 31, 2020.

A Beginner’s Guide to Laser Sintering: Everything to Know

Interpro Models

A Beginner’s Guide to Laser Sintering: Everything to Know. Traditional manufacturing is great for producing lots of identical, simple parts with consistency. The trouble with that is lots and simple.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Component Pattern Synchronize Options

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 are Synchronize options for the configuration of a component pattern, for instance if we need components to be all the same configuration. Some instances use different configurations than the seed.

Wearable Technology: Luxexcel Celebrates 3D Printing +50,000 Lenses for Customers

Luxexcel, Dutch pioneer in 3D printed ophthalmic lenses, has achieved a major milestone in volume manufacturing, after reporting that its manufacturing platforms in the U.S. and Europe have printed. View the entire article via our website.

SLS: An In-Depth Guide to Powerful Industrial 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

The who and why of 3D printing technologies. Most brilliant innovations come about not by whim or random tinkering, but need , whether on the individual, research, or commercial level.

Get Inspired: 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 Speaker Lineup Announced

The Solidworks Blog

This year’s 3D EXPERIENCE World 2021 will be an all-virtual event, which means anyone anywhere can tune in and get inspired by this year’s stellar lineup of speakers. This year’s speakers represent many different industries and come from a wide variety of backgrounds.

3D Printing Continues to Benefit Trucking Industry in Numerous Ways

Manufactur3D Mag

While some trucking manufactures, like GM, are slowly easing their way into 3D printing adoption, other industry bigwigs like Volvo and Mercedes Benz have embraced it with a far greater degree of fervor.

Aleph Farms and Mitsubishi Will Supply 3D Cultured Meat to Japan

Food tech startup Aleph Farms signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Corporation‘s Food Industry Group to supply cultivated meat to Japan. The Israeli-based firm will deliver its proven, scalable. View the entire article via our website.

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Inspection VDA Balloons

Javelin Tech Tips

VDA balloons have been around for quite some time and were introduced for SOLIDWORKS in the last four to five years for SOLIDWORKS Inspection. Although, when introduced there wasn’t much functionality other than for placing them. Do you think VDA balloons also look like an ice cream cone?

Using Powder Materials to Create 3D Printed Molds for Casting

Shapeways Blog

Why powder-based materials continue to be so present in 3D printing.

The Most Engineering Technology You’ve Seen Jammed into 13 Minutes

The Solidworks Blog

As 2020 came to a close, it’s fair to say it was a year defined by both its difficult challenges and inventive solutions. Its lasting effects remain to be seen, though some seem more predictable at the current moment than others.

Cretaceous Bird Fossil: Researchers Use 3D Technologies to Reveal Beak Developments

An international team of researchers led by Ohio University (OU) Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Professor Patrick O’Connor announced the discovery of a Late Cretaceous crow-sized stem bird. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3d printing paleontology Cretaceous dinosaurs Falcatakely Cretaceous Bird mesozoic birds National Science Foundation (NSF) Ohio University ohio university innovation center paleontology stony brook university stratasys

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Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Origin, Accelerating Expansion Into Mass Production Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Origin’s resin based Programmable PhotoPolymerization (P 3 ) technology addresses fast-growing demand for tooling and end-use parts across multiple applications. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & & REHOVOT, Israel, January 5, 2021– ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Stratasys Ltd.

Novel Film Keeps us Dry and Cool

3D Printing Progress

A team of researchers from has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more

Limbitless Solutions will develop a 3D Printed Bionic Arm with Ubisoft

Manufactur3D Mag

Limbitless Solutions announced a collaboration with Ubisoft to create a 3D printed bionic arm modelled on Kassandra's bracers in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The post Limbitless Solutions will develop a 3D Printed Bionic Arm with Ubisoft appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D. APPLICATION MEDICAL 3D printed bionic arm Assassin's Creed Limbitless Solutions Prosthetic Ubisoft

iKAD Engineering Buys Arcemy Wire Arc 3D Printing Module for Large Pipe Manufacturing

West Australian engineering firm iKAD Engineering (iKAD) is betting on 3D printing technology for large-scale pipe manufacturing by acquiring a highly specialized robotic, dual wire feed Arcemy. View the entire article via our website.

Nexa3D’s xCure Intelligent Post-Processing System


Nexa3D recently launched an intelligent post-processing system that will greatly help businesses improve their efficiency in both the design and supply chain stages. The post Nexa3D’s xCure Intelligent Post-Processing System appeared on Fabbaloo.

Australia to Test 3D Printed Face Guards

3D Printing Progress

By mid-2021, volunteers will be recruited for an accelerated clinical trial of two 'next generation' vaccines against COVID-19, developed by researchers at the University of Melbourne.