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Factors Contributing to AM Growth

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry came within about $200 million from producing $10 billion in products and services last year. This is based on research for Wohlers Report 2019. What’s more, it grew by nearly 62% over the past two years. What’s driving this impressive growth?

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HP develops new digital textile printers using additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

HP, an American multinational IT company behind the range of award-winning Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printers, has launched a portfolio of digital textile printers for fast and precise color-matching. The new products show how additive manufacturing is increasingly used for end-use production.

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Four Reasons Why PDM Pro is the Only Way to Go

The Solidworks Blog

How many SOLIDWORKS part files do you have on your hard drive? I did a search this morning for ‘*.sldprt’ sldprt’ and Windows returned 15,701 items – and that’s just my local data drive. What about the shared network folders I work from?

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Turning a Stick into a 3D Printed Bronze Stylus

i.materialise

Jeremy Burnich discovered metalpoint sketching by accident – and soon after created a bronze stylus in the shape of a stick by using 3D printing. The design was modeled in Rhino and ZBrush and manufactured in 3D printed bronze by i.materialise.

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.

Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and…

Design 2 Part News

“Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and adds 700 jobs” By Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY. Ford Motor announced Tuesday that it would cancel plans for a $1.6 billion Mexico plant and launch a Michigan expansion in a move that may be viewed as a capitulation to Donald Trump.

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Licensing Agreement Basics for Startups

3D Innovations

For many inventors a licensing agreement is often a great option since it lets them develop a product, but then puts the expenses associated with commercialization on a more experienced manufacturer. What is a licensing agreement?

Austin trip to meet customers

SolidWorks Legion

Austin, TX has long been on my todo list for work travel. There are a lot of great SOLIDWORKS customers in the Austin region. Come last week, my long awaited plans came to fruition. This was a busy trip. Visited several customers in both San Antonio and Austin.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Company Commercializes New Metal 3D Printer

3DPrint.com

A new metal 3D printer developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., – a group company of the Japanese industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. MHI) – has just. View the entire article via our website.

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Henkel and TerraCycle accelerate recycling processes for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Henkel, a German chemical manufacturing enterprise, has partnered with TerraCycle to offer eco-friendly packaging through its Adhesive Recycling Program to its additive manufacturing customers.

Agritecture: the next agricultural revolution?

3D Perspectives

(Image © Crop One Holdings). By 2050 there will be two billion more people to feed , as the global population is expected to soar to nine billion.

The Renaissance of CAD (webcast)

Tech Clarity

As our changing world impacts product design, how should CAD evolve? How can CAD support your efforts to adopt some of the latest technologies?

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Robot Factory Introduces Sliding-3D Conveyor Belt System for High-Temperature 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Over the last several years, 3D printers that use conveyor belts as limitless build platforms have been growing more popular. In 2017, Italian company Robot Factory launched its own FFF version, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printer extruders conveyor belt eco-friendly fff 3d printer high temperature 3d printing Infinite 3D Printing infinite build new 3d printer robot factory Simplify3D Sliding-3D thermocouple

CRP introduces Windform P-LINE range for HSS 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Italian 3D printing materials manufacturer CRP Technology, has introduced the first product in its P-LINE range of Windform materials for High Speed Sintering (HSS).

Redefining the future of architecture with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

Founded in 1972, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) teaches students to explore some of today’s greatest urban challenges including reimagining cities or designing for sustainability.

WIN the 3D Printed Throne

DASI Solutions

The excitement for the final season of GOT has bubbled over at the DASI offices so we decided to share the fun with a CONTEST: Winner takes the (3D printed) Throne! 3D Printed Throne Contest: How to Enter To be … Continue reading →

Bone Regeneration: Continued Potential & Success with Titanium in Additive Manufacturing

3DPrint.com

In ‘Bone Regeneration on Implants of Titanium Alloys Produced By Laser Powder Bed Fusion: A Review,” the authors examine the continued potential for titanium in bioprinting, as this metal continues. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printing with titanium bioprinting bone regeneration laser powder bed fusion lpbf

Nexxt Spine installs GE additive Concept Laser machines for metal 3D printed medical devices

3D Printing Industry

Nexxt Spine, an Indiana-based medical device manufacturer, has expanded its metal 3D printing capabilities with the installation of two Concept Laser Mlab 100R systems from GE Additive.

Earth Day 2019

3D Perspectives

We’re celebrating Earth Day …and there’s no turning back! Back in 1970, a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Congressman and a Harvard University professor organized a nationwide demonstration to focus attention on the environment.

3D Printing Virtual Reality Products in MJF PA12

Shapeways Blog

Experimenting with virtual reality is an exciting — and somewhat unnerving — process. It often requires much trial and error, which is precisely why the team at Spaces needed to find a final stage prototyping process to aid them. That’s where Shapeways stepped in.

Biodiscoveries: Allevi is Pushing the Power of Cells at the Heart of Bioprinting

3DPrint.com

Although it might take years before 3D bioprinting takes center stage in medicine everywhere, the companies behind the technology are certainly giving it the momentum it needs, partnering with. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D bioprinters 3D bioprinting in space 3d printing zero gravity 3d software Allevi bioink bioprint bioprinting cells cells extruder made in space tissue engineering zero-g 3d printer

Sintratec donates SLS Kit to Southern Union’s 3D printing programme

3D Printing Industry

Sintratec, a Swiss company specializing in the development and production of SLS 3D printers has donated one of its SLS Kits to the Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) in Alabama.

How to Reverse Engineer / 3D Scan a Model into SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Recently we have been receiving questions about how to 3D scan parts into SOLIDWORKS… “How do I convert a physical part into SOLIDWORKS?” ” or “we’ve lost the model file but I’ve got a physical part, how can I get it into SOLIDWORKS?”

[Podcast] How One Teacher is Changing mindsets, One Student at a Time, with STEM

The Solidworks Blog

When passion and purpose meet the world’s needs, great things happen. Cesar Gutierrez is a teacher whose purpose in life is changing not only his students’ lives, but changing his entire community through STEM.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2019

3DPrint.com

We’re beginning with an aerospace 3D printing story in 3D Printing News Briefs today, then moving on to news about some upcoming industry events and finishing with a little business. Launcher. View the entire article via our website.

Prusa Research launches model marketplace and 3D printer community map

3D Printing Industry

Award winning open source 3D printer manufacturer Prusa Research has revamped its sister site, PrusaPrinters. Dedicated to Original Prusa Printer owners, but open to all, this beta site offers several new and improved features aimed at making more of the community that surrounds Prusa Research.

J750: Interview With A Senior Sales Engineer

Purple Platypus

As the world’s only full color multi-material high resolution 3D printer, the J750 gives users the opportunity to create prototypes that look, feel, and operate like finished products. Our team interviewed one of our Senior Sales Engineers, to give insight into when and how the J750 works best.

Collaborating on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform using the 3DPLAY App

The Solidworks Blog

The 3DPlay App on 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a powerful tool that enables collaboration of many different disciplines. One of them is the ability to share the simulation results from Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE).

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing in India – Challenges & Solutions

3DPrint.com

The world has always viewed India as a mystical, enigmatic land through stereotypes of snake charmers, cows on roads, abject poverty and what not. While some of it might have been true decades ago, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d print india 3d printer market in India 3d printers india 3d printing india additive manufacturing india india india 3d printer ril

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High-definition 3D printed organ models? German scientists think the answer is clear

3D Printing Industry

Scientists at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich have developed a new technique to make organs, and even whole organisms transparent – which aims to lead to high-fiedlity 3D printed models. The research team led by Dr. Ali Ertuerk developed the new technique, referred to as vDISCO, which uses a solvent to make living organs such […].

Creating a Checklist for Dangling Dimensions in Drawings using the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Javelin Tech Tips

One of the most common drawing questions that users ask if there is a way to list all the dangling dimensions that are in their SOLIDWORKS drawings. Looking for them on a couple of sheets with simple parts is not so bad, but what happens when you have a complex assembly that spans several sheets?