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Miniature, 3D-Printed City Hall of Antwerp Shows off Every Last Detail


The city hall of Antwerp is one of the city’s architectural crown jewels. Dating back from the 16 th century, it hadn’t undergone significant restoration for the last 60 years, and the grand old building was starting to show signs of its age. The municipality of Antwerp has set an ambitious restoration project in motion, which was explained and displayed at Paviljoen Antwerpen Morgen.

Drug Response Testing: Bioprinting Scaffold-Free Cardiac Constructs

Researchers have come together to make improvements in cardiac medicine, releasing the details of a recent study in “Drug response analysis for scaffold-free cardiac constructs fabricated using. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3d bioprinter analysis Bioprinted cardiac constructs bioprinting research cardiac health drugs study

Eco Friendly Product Packaging — Paper Pulp

3D Innovations

Eco friendly packaging, especially paper pulp, has made great strides as we all look to shrink our environmental footprint. Paper pulp is made from recycled paper and/or cardboard and is an eco friendly material option for various packaging needs. Paper pulp has been widely used in the food and protective packaging industries, however it is becoming more popular in other areas for not only protective packaging, but also decorative packaging. Ditching Plastic for Paper Pulp Packaging.

3D-Printed Bike Saddle

Wohlers Talk

On June 3, 2020, Specialized announced the commercial availability of the first 3D-printed cycling saddle, the S-Works Power Saddle with Mirror Technology. A major part of the saddle is crafted with technology from Silicon Valley-based Carbon. The lattice-structure design is said to improve rider comfort and performance by absorbing impact and improving stability. I received the saddle on Friday and admit the design exceeded my expectations.

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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.

Introducing a new Workshop to solve your SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly and Drawing Issues

Javelin Tech Tips

Are you experiencing SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly performance issues? We want to help you minimize your SOLIDWORKS Assembly opening time, reduce lag, and maximize efficiency with our new online workshop. The new SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly and Drawing Workshop is designed for users whose productivity is drastically affected when working with assemblies or drawings. These users typically experience symptoms like: Long opening time. Long rebuild time.

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NP Swabs Prove 3D Printing’s Scalability and Speed-to-Market Advantages

A year ago, if you would have asked anyone in our industry what they thought might be a future killer application, it’s highly doubtful that anyone would have replied with, The post NP Swabs. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Editorials / Opinions Medical 3D Printing 3D-printed nasal swabs 3D-printed Nasopharyngeal swabs covid-19 COVID-19 3D printing covid19 medical supplies nasal swabs supply chain

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State of 3D Printing 2020 focus: 3D Printing job-market


Years have gone by since 3D printing made its de […]. The post State of 3D Printing 2020 focus: 3D Printing job-market appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Choosing the Right Cloud PLM (buyer’s guide)

Tech Clarity

What do manufacturers need to know when they select a cloud Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution? Although manufacturers have started to adopt cloud solutions for many aspects of their business, PLM has lagged behind. Our research shows that over one-half of manufacturers are considering cloud and about one-quarter already leverage the cloud support product innovation. read more » The post Choosing the Right Cloud PLM (buyer’s guide) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

Bioengineer Jordan Miller: Clinical Trials for 3D-Printed Organ Replacements Could Start in 5 to 10 Years

In 2001, at a talk by MIT professor of polymer science and engineering Ioannis Yannas, Jordan Miller discovered his vocation. A renowned expert on fibers and polymers at MIT, Yannas. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Will Machine Learning Will Replace Designers?

The Solidworks Blog

Theoretically speaking, humans learn through past experiences (granted, not always the case, but we have the capacity). Essentially that’s what machine learning algorithms do. Consider the smart assistants powered by artificial intelligence (AI) on smartphones or in living rooms or kitchens. Most everyone is familiar with Siri, Alexa, and Google Home/Nest Hub.

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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.

Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been Updated!

Javelin Tech Tips

Our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update Training Course has been recently updated to include new best practices and features included with the latest release of SOLIDWORKS. The focus of our SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update course is to learn the advanced functionality within the core SOLIDWORKS product including all the features you wish you had known about before.

Surprising Ways a Healthcare Department Can Use 3D Printing

Modern Tech

3D printing has been in use in the medical industry for years. Most people have seen prosthetics that have been 3D printed. Whether it is a prosthetic for cosmetic purposes or a functioning limb, 3D printing has made these easier and quicker to get and coupled with 3D scanning technology, these prosthetics can also be custom tailored to each individual. This is all great and exciting and ultimately 3D printing will continue to advance prosthetic development.

Bioprinting a Healthier Future

The unquestionably exciting field of 3D bioprinting is booming. It’s vibrant, determined, and sustained by a robust foundation of decades of research. Bioprinted organs aren’t yet being transplanted. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Sponsored 3d printed cornea bioprinted cornea bioprinting cellink organ replacement pharmaceutical testing sponsored

Advancing SOLIDWORKS Simulation Capabilities Using SIMULIAworks

The Solidworks Blog

These are exciting times on the simulation front at Dassault Systèmes (DS). Working at SOLIDWORKS for the last 10 years, we’ve been validating designs with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, which comes in three different packages: Standard, Professional, and Premium. These packages offer a ton of value to our user community, are easy to use and seamlessly integrated with SOLIDWORKS. As customers created increasingly complex 3D models, these tools started to hit their limits.

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.

Using SOLIDWORKS Online License Offline

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know that you can use your SOLIDWORKS online license offline when you have limited access to the internet? SOLIDWORKS online licencing is a very powerful tool that provides you with management and control of your standalone licenses. To get more information regarding online licensing please review our multiple blog articles on how to set up and utilize the SOLIDWORKS Admin Portal. However, a connection to the internet is required when using online licencing.

30 on 3D: Sectioning Parts In Materialise Magics – Part Two

Purple Platypus

In this edition of 30 on 3D, Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how to use advanced sectioning features in Materialise Magics. If you missed the previous episode, where we explain how to use the basic sectioning tool in Magics, be sure to check it out prior to watching this video. In this tutorial, Peter is going to create a section using some mating features. Using the slider tools, make a cut along the axis, adding some registration features.

Improving Forensic Analysis of Skull Fragments with 3D Imaging and FDM

A recent study, conducted by researchers Amber Collings and Katherine Brown at Teeside University in the U.K., analyzed the suitability of specific 3D scanning and modeling techniques in a. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3d models crime scene investigation evidence fdm forensics fused deposition modeling physical fit analysis study Teeside University

Building Your Electrical Parts Library: Classifications

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Electrical uses libraries to keep data in a centralized area for access during the design process. It will assist with keeping data organized and aids designers when searching for a specific piece of data. One of the great things about this software is that SOLIDWORKS has a database of over half a million manufacturing parts for you to use when designing so you can shrink development time by reusing many common circuits and symbols without having to add them from scratch each time.

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How to Go from Product Designer to Business Owner [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

“ Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”. Steve Jobs. Do you love what you do? I talk to many designers and engineers who truly love what they are doing. They are problem solvers who enjoy creating solutions. It’s also a great career choice. Many designers are heading out on their own, choosing to do projects for other companies.

BattleBots Team HyperShock Prepares to Dominate the Battle Arena With Purpose-Built Xometry Parts


Hypershock used Xometry’s CNC machining, urethane casting, and 3D printing services to build this season’s BattleBot. The team is positioned to succeed with a robot made up of precision parts

Peter Naftaliev Lecture Series on Learning on How to Go from 2D to 3D with Machine Learning

Peter Naftaliev is an artificial intelligence (AI) researcher and consultant who is working in making 2D into 3D. Besides work for his company Abelians, he also publishes breakthrough research. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed artificial intelligence AI Artificial intelligence 3D printing deep learning lecturer machine learning

Building Your Electrical Parts Library: Importing Data

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS Electrical comes with a huge default library of common parts right out of the box, which is very helpful in getting started right away. However, there could come a time where you will need to expand this library with more parts that better fit your project needs. Fortunately, there are different import options that allow you to easily add data to your SOLIDWORKS Electrical libraries. In this article, we will go over how to download, import and manually enter new part data.

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Building an Ideas Pipeline on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

The Solidworks Blog

Are you always trying to find a better way to sync up with your teammates to brainstorm? Or searching for a place to keep all your ideas and information? Not really sure of what design phase you’re even in? We get it; product development is a complicated endeavor with lots of moving pieces. Don’t worry— 3D EXPERIENCE WORKS® has you covered. Meet the ideas pipeline. 3D Swym is the main collaboration hub on the 3D EXPERIENCE platform, a place where users can create communities and share ideas.

End Use 3D Printed Rubber Parts using Figure 4 RUBBER-65A


End use production rubber parts are now possible with the Figure 4 RUBBER-65A material. This opens the door for a wide variety of production applications. For example, if a car manufacturer plans to offer a limited edition car with special rubber parts for things like door handles, buttons and other touch points, they can directly print these parts instead of investing the time and money in creating the tooling necessary to produce just say 1000 sets of these rubber parts.

Brazil’s First Congress on Bioengineering: From Bioprinting in Agriculture to New Startups

3D bioprinting is achieving wide acceptance around the world. Scientists, medical researchers, and bioengineers are not only employing high-end bioprinting systems to artificially fabricate. View the entire article via our website.

Building Your Electrical Parts Library: Organization

Modern Tech

As we've been exploring how to build a better electrical parts library in SOLIDWORKS Electrical , we've looked at set up of libraries, classification and how to import external or custom data. Having all your project-specific or company-specific data in one place helps you speed up your design process and also makes it easier to have access to all your part details. But how do you stay in control of who views or edits your libraries? How can you keep them organized?

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Lighter, Faster, Stiffer, Stronger – Giaffone Racing’s Work Is Never Over

The Solidworks Blog

Passion. Victory. Competition. Thrills. Development. Experience. These are six things humans (particularly those behind the wheel) love about fast cars. “Racing is about sensory experience. It’s sound, its speed, its color, its feel through the vibration of the engine. The longer you’re around it, the more you understand it, that sensory feel combined with watching a skilled driver on the edge of control. It’s like Olympic gymnastics combined with a gladiator battle.”

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GE Additive -Reimagining Knee Replacements with Additive Technology and Artificial Intelligence

Additive Manufacturing

CINCINNATI, OH, June 17, 2020 – Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting ( EBM ) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables. Patient specific arthroplasty The market for knee implants is now estimated at around five million implants per year worldwide.

Progress in 3D Printing Microelectromechanical Systems

Tomasz Blachowicz and Andrea Ehrmann, from the Silesian University of Technology in Poland and Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany, respectively, have released the details of their. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D MEMS devices 3D printed MEMS Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences microelectromechanical systems Silesian University of Technology

Using Symmetry in your SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Studies

Javelin Tech Tips

The size of your SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation studies can be drastically reduced by using symmetry to simplify the study. Symmetric studies saves you time and resources by reducing mesh generation. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation creates mirrored results for symmetric studies. In order to use the symmetry in flow simulation, both the geometry and the boundary conditions should be symmetric.

Multi-Material Printing with PolyJet

Purple Platypus

Creating unique and visually stunning prototypes has never been easier. For simple prototypes, Stratasys PolyJet machines generate detailed and effective models. But with projects requiring multi-body assemblies, full-color options, and over-molds – Stratasys truly reigns supreme. CMYKW rigid materials allow for a full spectrum of colors, while rubber-like materials allow for features at different shore durometer values.

How My Track Technology Uses 3D Printing for Their Remote All-Terrain Vehicle

Shapeways Blog

My Track Technology (MTT) is an eco-friendly, electric remote-controlled track vehicle built to operate in extreme terrains. Its low center of gravity, resistance to the elements and autonomy make it a crucial new tool for a wide range of civilian and military applications including emergency and disaster rescues and agricultural functions.

Bioresorbable Ceramics Allow Admatec to Make 3D-Printed Bone Implants

Before I started writing about additive manufacturing a number of years ago, I thought ceramics were only used to make fancy pottery. While it is used for this purpose as. The post Bioresorbable. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Instant Upgrade Promotion Ending Soon!

Javelin Tech Tips

Buy a Desktop, Network or Term SOLIDWORKS product and be instantly upgraded to the next level SOLIDWORKS product for FREE — savings of up to US$10,000. Must include the purchase of 1 year of upgrade SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service at full price. Act now as this offer ends Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The promotion applies to the following SOLIDWORKS 2020 license types: Desktop Licenses on Promotion. Perpetual single user license you own, assigned to a specific machine: SOLIDWORKS Standard.