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Behind the data: Using information intelligence to understand and drive innovation

3D Perspectives

Dassault Systèmes at CES 2020 will continue to drive the conversation around digital transformation to create sustainable innovations. Data plays a critical role in meeting consumer expectations and desires centered on the personalized experiences a product delivers.

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SOLIDWORKS Education: Beyond the Classroom – How Three Engineers Inspired Students in Bosnia

The Solidworks Blog

Hi my name is Adi Pandzic and I am co-founder of GCPdesign, a team of three young mechanical engineers from Sarajevo, Bosnia, that has trained over 1,500 students in engineering, product design and 3D printing.

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Engineering fashion: GE Additive engineers on the haute-couture of 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

In May this year, 3D printing made its red carpet debut. The vision of New York fashion designer Zac Posen, several unique fashion pieces caused a stir at the 2019 Met Gala.

How 3D Printing is Transforming Dentistry

Modern Tech

3D printing has revolutionized many industries, and the field of dentistry is no different. Due to the numerous benefits of 3D printing, dentists are finding various ways to implement it into their practices.

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.

Plan Your Mine with Confidence

3D Perspectives

Authored by Cristian Poblete. Here’s how you plan a mine with confidence, even when market conditions are uncertain. Leverage the power of “Robust Design” to perform next-generation strategic mine planning that delivers value and performance that lasts.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

The Solidworks Blog

In every SOLIDWORKS® release, we work on improving software performance while at the same time working to improve your overall experience. Our goal, as always, is to make your life easier, and the enhancements to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 are no exception.

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How to Get SOLIDWORKS Certified - CSWE level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types.

Happy Holidays! We’re Open All Season Long


From everyone at i.materialise, we’re wishing you a wonderful holiday season and new year! We’re happy to share with you that we’ll continue to take your orders throughout the entire holiday period.

How SOLIDWORKS Enabled Mitt Wearables

The Solidworks Blog

[link]. The loss or absence of a limb is a disability humans have been finding answers for since history began. From the ancient Greeks to the Egyptians, we’ve been inventing and refining stand-ins for lost limbs with varying degrees of success.

3D Bioprinting Solutions print bone tissue on board the ISS

3D Printing Industry

3D Bioprinting Solutions, a Russian bio-technical research laboratory, has 3D bioprinted bone tissue in zero gravity on the International Space Station (ISS).

STEM Toys — Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

3D Innovations

STEM toys have grown in popularity as parents and schools are recognizing the importance of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math education opportunities. With Christmas just a week away, it is “crunch time” for those on your holiday list.

Exploring Exotic 3D Printing Materials Used in Prosthetics

Shapeways Blog

Those familiar with 3D printing materials know that polylactic acid (PLA) is an extremely popular material. It’s strong, inexpensive, and easy to print with. PLA is is great for a wide range of applications, but there are other material options out there as well.

How to choose between 3D printing processes?


Did you know that additive manufacturing is actually a […]. The post How to choose between 3D printing processes? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Brazilian scientists 3D bioprint functional mini-livers

3D Printing Industry

Scientists from the Human Genome and Stem Cell Research Center (HUG-CELL) University of São Paulo (USP), have utilized 3D bioprinting to develop functional hepatic organoids, otherwise known as mini-livers.

Technology Development—Looking Back, Looking Ahead

3D Innovations

Technology development is happening astonishingly fast when you sit back and think about it. 3D printing, AI, VR and robotics made leaps and bounds within the last year and have experienced unprecedented growth within the last decade.

From Bits and Atoms to Fabrication [Podcast with Dr. Neil Gershenfeld]

The Solidworks Blog

Gershenfeld is a Professor and Director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms. At the Center, he and his students are researching many incredible things, such as cell-by-cell development, nanotechnology, and community self-sufficiency, among other things.

Discover life-saving 3D printed devices


You certainly know it by now, but additive manufacturin […]. The post Discover life-saving 3D printed devices appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Fortify and Henkel collaborate to develop 3D printing for injection molding

3D Printing Industry

Fortify, the Boston-based company behind Digital Composite Manufacturing (DCM) has partnered with German chemical manufacturing giant Henkel to develop optimized, industrial 3D printed parts.

Desktop Metal Announces New Shop System

Modern Tech

Desktop Metal recently announced the launch of its new Shop System, the world’s first metal binder jetting system for machine shops. Shop owners will now have access to the high-quality binder jetting technology to print end-use metal parts at a faster rate, with more quality and efficiency.

NVision Scans Rare Prehistoric Fossils for Texas Museum

Additive Manufacturing

Southlake, Texas; December 4, 2019 — It roamed Texas long before the first dinosaurs. Growing to 12 feet in length, with powerful jaws and specialized teeth for stabbing and tearing apart its prey, it was not a creature you’d want to encounter while on a Saturday morning hike. “It”

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10 Pro Tips to design for Laser Cutting


As an online Laser Cutting and 3D printing service, we […]. The post 10 Pro Tips to design for Laser Cutting appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Fillamentum Industrial releases a selection of new materials, including Flexfill TPE

3D Printing Industry

Fillamentum Industrial, the performance application brand of Czech 3D printing filament producer Fillamentum, has introduced a selection of new materials including flexible Flexfill TPE, carbon fibre reinforced CPE, carbon and aramid fibres reinforced Nylons, and PP. According to Josef Dole?ek,

Callout-driven BOM ID visibility is new in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

A handy feature new to SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 is the ability to filter the BOM table to show only the components which have visible callouts. The setting is a checkbox found in BOM Properties > Filter > Visible Callouts.

30 on 3D: Model Printing Services From Purple Porcupine

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, senior R&D engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how you can leverage Purple Porcupine ’s additive print services to perfect your booth prior to a trade show.

Making a difference…by supporting sustainable farming

3D Perspectives

A more environmentally friendly approach to farming results in higher quality products that are ultimately healthier for the consumer. . Mirco Maschio. The agriculture industry causes approximately 24% of all global greenhouse gas emissions.

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Oakley selects HP 3D printing as prototyping partner for sports equipment

3D Printing Industry

Global information technology company HP has partnered with Oakley, a California-based sports brand, to create 3D printed prototypes and functional parts across Oakley’s portfolio of products.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Torsion Continuity Relation (G3)

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2020 adds an additional sketch relation to provide torsion continuity (G3) between splines and any other sketch entity in a 2D Sketch. The torsion relation applies to splines and one of these sketch entities: Spline. Conic or elliptical arc.

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Cloud PLM Webcast with

Tech Clarity

Jim Brown joins an educational cloud PLM webcast sharing the benefits of product lifecycle management solutions and the trend toward cloud PLM adoption.

The Next Project Is Always The Best Project

3D Perspectives

CO Architects focuses on programmatic and engineering requirements to drive artful design solutions, and leverages technology to create innovative, impactful and lasting architecture.

RCAM Technologies and Accucode target 3D printing for offshore wind turbines

3D Printing Industry

3D printed concrete startup RCAM Technologies has inked a partnership with IT service provider Accucode, Inc. Together, the partners will work to develop large-scale, 3D printed concrete structures supporting offshore wind turbines. Part of the project will be done at the U.S.

A new method for applying Callouts to External Cosmetic Threads in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

In prior years of SOLIDWORKS, cosmetic thread callouts were added into drawings either automatically on view creation, or manually this way. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2020 , the cosmetic thread callouts can be shown like dimensions, but the prior method is still available.

Figure 4 Direct Digital Molding – Workflow


Enough of theory. Let’s see how a typical workflow of Figure 4 Direct Digital Molding looks like in real life. Here are a couple of parts loaded into 3D Sprint , the part preparation software for 3D Systems plastic 3D printers.

3D Printing Satellites: All the Pieces are Now in Place

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Several years ago, GrabCAD. hosted the CubeSat Challenge. in which designers around the world were asked to think about small satellites and how design could be simplified with 3D printing. At the time, there wasn’t a material on the market to meet all requirements for the application.

3D Printing News Sliced: Dr. Hans Langer, Cuttlefish, RIZE, Senvol, Henkel, Open Bionics

3D Printing Industry

The 3D Printing Industry news digest offers a summary of the latest partnerships, award presentations, software updates, material releases and applications from across the sector.

Simplify Cosmetic Thread Callouts with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 are simplified callouts to cosmetic threads. In prior years, the callout would automatically include the type of thread. With checkbox enabled, thread type is shown.

Figure 4 Direct Digital Molding – Production


In the previous part of this series I showed how a high-density vertically stacked build of 90 parts was printed a little over 5 hours and post processed in 15 minutes. It’s great to be able to print and clean parts fast.