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Researchers publish open-source, lower cost design for 3D printed robot dog

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from The NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) in Tübingen and Stuttgart, Germany, have designed and 3D printed an open-sourced quadruped robot dog called the ‘Solo 8.’

BMW Opens €15 Million Additive Manufacturing Campus

BMW Group has opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus, which combines 3D printing for research, prototyping and series parts production in a single facility. The €15 million investment is. View the entire article via our website.

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How 3D Printing in Aluminum Really Works


We’d like to give you an insight into how 3D printing in Aluminum really works. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the technology and inform you about all the details you’ve always wanted to know. The Technology: Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS).

10 Influential Women in 3D Printing in 2020

Modern Tech

International Women in Engineering Day is June 23! As technology and additive manufacturing improve, women and young girls have become more interested in pursuing an engineering occupation to transform the future.

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.

Nanyang University researchers use 3D printing robots to accelerate concrete production 

3D Printing Industry

Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a single-robot industrial platform that uses additive manufacturing (AM) to create concrete structures.

Relativity Secures a New Launch Site in California for 3D-Printed Rockets

A new launch site facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California will be Relativity Space‘s latest adoption to its growing portfolio of infrastructure partnerships. With this new. View the entire article via our website.

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A Closer Look at the V650 Flex Printer from Stratasys

Modern Tech

The Stratasys V650 Flex brings outstanding upgrades to the capabilities of Stereolithography 3D printing. Imagine the versatility of choosing your own materials with the only open-material system from Stratasys.

UK researchers use FFF 3D printing to improve CSI analysis of skull fragments 

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the UK-based Teeside University, have used 3D printing and scanning techniques to advance a key aspect of forensic investigation: Physical Fit Analysis (PFA).

Soybean-Based Resins to Replace of Petrochemicals for Optical 3D Printing

Lithuanian researchers, in collaboration with 3D Creative Ltd., have developed a universal bio-based resin for optical 3D printing, releasing the details of their study in the recently published. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Creative Ltd.

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SOLIDWORKS Customer Feedback Survey Out Now

Javelin Tech Tips

If you are a SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service customer you may have recently received a SOLIDWORKS Customer Feedback Survey email in your inbox from with the title “Your success is our goal!

How to Use the PDM File Version Upgrade Tool

Modern Tech

When upgrading SOLIDWORKS and PDM applications to a new version, your existing files remain at the version in which they were created. If they remain this way, it will create delays when opening and reading these files since they will be undergoing conversions when opening.

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Researchers use machine learning to develop a stronger 3D printed geopolymer cement

3D Printing Industry

A researcher from the Swinburne University of Technology and the director of French construction company Bouygues Travaux Publics, have used machine learning techniques to better understand the compressive strength of 3D printed construction materials. Aiming to develop a process of classifying 3D printed geopolymer samples, the research team targeted specific variables, and optimized the makeup […].

3D Printing and COVID-19 Update, June 23, 2020: General Motors, Simplify3D

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an. View the entire article via our website.

Configuring the SOLIDWORKS PDM Print Task

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional , you can configure the Print task provided by the SOLIDWORKS Task Add-in to specify the computer, printer, and print settings to use.

Top 10 Ways Rapid Prototyping Can Save Businesses Time and Money

Shapeways Blog

Additive manufacturing has sparked a wave of innovation. The ability to translate intricate designs into tangible objects quickly and with precision is changing the way businesses operate at multiple levels.

How to Run a Remote 3D Printing Service

3D Printing Industry

From someone who ran a remote 3D printing service for years By Mike Moceri Can 3D printing services work as distributed teams? The short answer is: yes, but only if you have an effective collaboration platform. Let me explain.

Continuous Chaotic 3D Printing: Using Chaos Theory to Control Microstructures

Researchers continue to experiment with materials and extrusion techniques, introducing the use of chaotic flows for improved microarchitectures in the recent study, ‘‘Using chaotic advection for. View the entire article via our website.

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How to Monitor Tasks in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

Use the Task List dialog box in SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration to monitor tasks and view information about completed tasks. To monitor tasks: Expand Tasks and double-click Task List. SOLIDWORKS PDM Task List.

What is custom machining and when do you need it?

3E Rapid Prototyping

When it comes to custom parts, there are few faster methods than CNC machining. Thanks to the speed of CAD modeling, the ease of online orders and the availability of global shipping, it is now possible to order and receive custom machined parts in a matter of days.

Korean researchers 3D print highly efficient gamma radiation detectors

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers from Hanyang University, Seoul have 3D printed plastic scintillators capable of detecting gamma radiation in a highly efficient manner.

MT Ortho Advances in Production of 3D-Printed Prostheses for Cranioplasty & Bone Cancer Patients

MT Ortho, headquartered in Sicily, has been engaged in additive manufacturing (AM) processes since 2014; however, in recent years they have made accelerated progress in the area of customized. View the entire article via our website.

How to prevent transition actions from selecting all child references in SOLIDWORKS PDM – Updated

Javelin Tech Tips

By default when SOLIDWORKS PDM transition actions complete a change state operation on a file, all the referenced files will be selected to transition: SOLIDWORKS PDM transition action. You can de-select any files to exclude them from the transition.

30 on 3D: Adding Fillets To STL Files In Materialise Magics

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how to add a fillet or a radius to an STL file in Materialise Magics. Prior to this capability being released, the process of adding a radius to an STL file was labor intensive. Now, the process is simple.

Tsinghua researchers successfully bioprint brain tissue capable of stimulus response

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers from Tsinghua University have 3D bioprinted brain-like tissue structures capable of nurturing neural cells. They tested the fabricated structures by extracting a group of primary neural cells from the cortex of a rat and integrating them into the printed structures. Interestingly, after several weeks of in vitro nurturing, the primary neural […]. Research Kevin F. Firouzian Ting Zhang Tsinghua University Wei Sun Xiaolei Su Yongcong Fang Yu Song

Food 3D Printing: 3D-Printed Food for the Elderly Continues with Natural Machines

While the collaboration between Biozoon and FoodJet to 3D print food for the elderly did not yield marketable results, we have learned that progress continues to be made in aiding. The post Food. View the entire article via our website.

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How to search files checked out by SOLIDWORKS PDM users

Javelin Tech Tips

It is often important for users to locate files they have checked out to themselves. These files should be checked in regularly. To help find those files, the search engine allows for the checked out criteria to be searched on. The Checked in/out tab allows a user to search for: Checked in files.

Essentium Helps State of Texas Increase PPE Supply

Additive Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2020 – While the State of Texas is less impacted than many other states with significant urban populations, continuing to maintain the relatively low coronavirus infection rates will be vital as its citizens return to more normal activities, and as businesses re-open.

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Aerospace 3D printing company Made In Space acquired by Redwire 

3D Printing Industry

Florida-based off-world manufacturing specialist Made In Space (MIS), has been acquired by the aerospace conglomerate Redwire.

MIT Researchers 3D Print Soft Electrodes for Neural Transplants

Why is the human brain spectacular? Filled with billions of neurons, it is impressive beyond the capability of any computer, fluidly taking in data, processing it, and acting—all with the. View the entire article via our website.

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Customizing the SOLIDWORKS Taskpane Tabs

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Taskpane provides access to a number of powerful tools, including SOLIDWORKS Toolbox, Custom Properties, the SOLIDWORKS PDM Add In (if installed) and the 3DEXPERIENCE connector.

On-Demand Webinar: Tackling Tolerances and Drawings for Machined Parts


In our latest on-demand webinar, a team of Xometry manufacturing experts discusses best practices for tolerances, drawings, and machined parts


Technion students complete first test flight with 3D printed aircraft

3D Printing Industry

Students and staff from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have successfully completed the first test flight of the A3TB (Active Aeroelastic Aircraft Testbed), an experimental setup used to study aircraft dynamics and wing flexibility. The unmanned aircraft is entirely 3D printed, and won the Student Project Competition during the 60th Israel Annual Conference […]. Aerospace Daniella Raveh Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Researchers 3D Print Sensors onto Moving Lung with Motion Capture Tech

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota has announced some amazing new research that uses “a visual sensing system” (motion capture technology) to print soft, electronic. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version now available

Javelin Tech Tips

Help impact the quality, performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products by trying the SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta Version. DS SOLIDWORKS have just announced that SOLIDWORKS ® 2021 Beta is live, ready for your feedback, and we invite you to join SOLIDWORKS 2021 Beta testing now. SOLIDWORKS 2021.

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Need Help Managing your Issues?

The Solidworks Blog

Remember the old-fashioned way to manage issues and changes? Someone gets a manila folder and walks around the office to get project sign-offs from key people, allowing all stakeholders to make informed decisions before any work is done or any changes are made.

Chinese researchers formulate high-strength vegetable oil-based 3D printing resin

3D Printing Industry

A team of materials scientists from Guangdong University of Technology have formulated a high-strength vegetable oil-based photopolymer resin for SLA 3D printing. By combining soybean oil with urethane epoxy and acrylates, the researchers managed to fabricate resin parts with desirable mechanical properties without sacrificing biodegradability. Due to its biological base material, the hybrid resin is […].