Sat.Feb 22, 2020 - Fri.Feb 28, 2020

3D Printing: A Technology of Degrowth? Part 1

Even if you’re an optimist, Earth is currently on track for an uncertain fate. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that global greenhouse gasses (GHG) need. View the entire article via our website.

Copper3D develops a HIV inactivating 3D printed device for breastfeeding

3D Printing Industry

Antimicrobial material developer, Copper3D, has developed a new 3D printed device to be used during breastfeeding. The device, made of Copper3D’s trademarked PLACTIVE material, aims to act as an interface between mother and child during breastfeeding, inactivating HIV found in breastmilk.


Wohlers Talk

We have tracked investment totaling nearly $1.5 billion in additive manufacturing (AM) products and services worldwide. These dollars are critical to the future of AM and its developing ecosystem. Without it, countess producers of machines, materials, and software, as well as service providers, would not survive. Investment dollars do not ensure success, but it gives companies a fighting chance.

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Going Loco With Customized Headphones


Industrial designer Jose Cunyat took his passion for music and 3D printing to create unique versions of the Sennheiser HD25 headphones, later starting up his own company — LOCONOISE.

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.

Additive Flow Goes Adds Additive Awareness to Generative Design

A new startup has emerged from stealth mode promising a software capable of aiding designers in enhancing their parts for additive manufacturing (AM) in ways that go beyond generative design. View the entire article via our website.

SCC successful in 3D printing and welding stainless steel parts using desktop machines

3D Printing Industry

Kentucky, USA’s Somerset Community College (SCC) has been successful in 3D printing numerous 316L stainless steel metal parts using modified budget desktop 3D printers.

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Building a Successful Startup From the Ground Up

3D Innovations

Building a product is one thing, building a successful startup that can stand the test of time is a completely different thing.

Olaf Diegel’s Latest 3D Printed Guitar, the Xenomorph

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” ” “Hasta la vista, baby.” ” “Life is like a box of chocolates.” ” “Game over, man, game over!” ” These are all. View the entire article via our website.

COBOD demonstrates construction technology with live 3D printing of 4 small houses

3D Printing Industry

At the international Bautec construction exhibition in Berlin, Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD provided a live demonstration of its technology by 3D printing the walls of 4 small houses for the duration of the event, from 18 to 21 February.

Surprising Ways a Fine Arts Department can Use 3D Priting

Modern Tech

Additive manufacturing is alive and well in the manufacturing disciplines, and as I mentioned in the first blog of this series, it’s also impacting the education sectors. In addition to architecture, additive manufacturing is used in other departments such as the Fine Arts.

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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.

Interview With An Engineer: Heavy Duty Quadro 3D Scanner

Purple Platypus

The eviXscan Heavy Duty Quadro is the first 3D scanner ready to scan in almost all conditions, making 3D scanning possible in the harshest of conditions. With two changeable scanning ranges and its four 5Mpix cameras, the Quadro is highly versatile and allows you to scan medium to large objects.

JEC World: AREVO Presents Manufacturing as a Service; Introduces 3D Printed e-Moto

“Design. Print. Ride.” – the AREVO product development team Silicon Valley’s AREVO is headed to Paris from March 3-5 to participate in JEC World 2020. As many exhibitors will be. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing AREVO e-Moto JEC World 2020

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Prodways Group reports financial results for FY 2019 and Q4 2019

3D Printing Industry

French 3D printer manufacturer and service provider Prodways Group has reported its financial earnings for fourth quarter and full year 2019. FY 2019 revenue was reported at €71.3 million, representing a growth of 17.1% from FY 2018, which was €60.9 million.

Help! I Need an Engineer

Modern Tech

As a TriMech Application Engineer (AE), I have the unique opportunity to visit clients far and wide. Each of these visits is different, and they range from client seminars to a quick review of the products that our clients already have.

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.

The Sustainable Cooperation of Ecoparks

3D Perspectives

Eco-industrial parks: 5 steps to optimize sustainability. Eco-industrial parks (EIPs) are growing in number as businesses seek ways to boost sustainability and reduce environmental impact.

Arfona Announces New Dental 3D Printing Products and Services at LMT Lab Day

As SmarTech’s VP of Research Scott Dunham said at our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies event in Boston, the healthcare portion of the AM market is truly the backbone of the. The post. View the entire article via our website.

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Independent study concludes 180% ROI on automated gas turbine repair

3D Printing Industry

New Mexico-based 3D printing solutions provider, Optomec, has released an independent study showing the validity of automated laser cladding for gas turbine engine repairs.

Support Removal Using SVC Technology

Modern Tech

When it comes to 3D printing, there is plenty of information on how to set up the perfect print. However, there is another important step to achieving that impeccable model that often gets overlooked in the process, removing the support correctly to ensure there is no damage to the part.

Faster Product Development Cycle Times with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

West Point: Bioprinting for Soldiers in the Battlefield

Last summer, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jason Barnhill traveled to an undisclosed desert location in Africa with a ruggedized 3D printer and other basic supplies that could be used to. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Rutgers engineers develop new adaptable bio-ink for human tissue growth

3D Printing Industry

New Jersey-based Rutgers University engineers have developed their version of bio-ink, which is made of living cells and used to 3D print scaffolds for human tissue growth. The team originally set out to build a nerve graft for peripheral nerves but changed the focus of their work during the course of the study, eventually leading […]. Research Biointerphases David Shreiber Madison Godesky Rutgers University

Redefining the passenger experience

3D Perspectives

Airports are at the heart of air travel – dubbed “the business of freedom” by the International Air Transport Association. In the digital age, an airport’s role is far greater than connecting people with flights.

Giving a Helping Hand to One Million [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

What happens when you get designers and innovators together? They usually talk about design and innovation, and eat pizza…BUT when you add in the opportunity to help others, something else happens: Their drive and passion start to show.

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3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and. View the entire article via our website.

nScrypt provides Factory in a Tool platform for advanced ceramics research

3D Printing Industry

nScrypt, a Florida-based manufacturer of micro-dispensing and 3D printing equipment, has delivered and installed one of its Factory in a Tool (FiT) machines to France’s Center for Technology Transfers in Ceramics (CTTC).

McDonald's Deep Fryer Oil Turned into High-End 3D Printing Resin

3D Printing Progress

Researchers have, for the first time, turned waste cooking oil - from the deep fryers of a local McDonald's - into a high-resolution, biodegradable 3D printing resin

Project Management on the Cloud for Everyone

The Solidworks Blog

All project managers do is boss people around and waste time in meetings. This stereotype is common at some companies. Ask a typical design team member what a project manager does, and they probably won’t be able to tell you exactly. They don’t see how their tasks relate to other deliverables.

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CASMER: Medical Imaging Mannequin Features 3D Printed Organ Models

Canadian researchers used 3D printing to create anatomically correct models of human organs, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printed CT-based abdominal structure mannequin for. View the entire article via our website.

Renishaw announces milestone in Parkinson’s study using 3D printed apparatus

3D Printing Industry

UK-based engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has announced a milestone in a medical study seeking to help sufferers with progressive nervous system disorder Parkinson disease. The study looks at a patented intraparenchymal drug delivery device and is the completion of a joint Phase 1-2 clinical study with pharmaceuticals expert Herantis Pharma. The device played a critical role […]. Medical & Dental Herantis Pharma Renishaw Rupert Jones

3D Printing in the Sports Industry

3E Rapid Prototyping

In the US alone, the sports goods industry makes about $45 billion dollars annually, requiring the creation of all sorts of gear, fashion and accessories. The worldwide estimates can go as high as $300 billion.

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How to fix a ‘File not found’ error when exporting a CEX file from the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration Tool

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS PDM administrators may want to save their vault settings as a CEX file for a number of reasons; for instance, to create a sandbox vault or to provide it to Technical Support. Our exporting SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Settings article contains a series of steps to generate a CEX file.

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Eastern Kentucky University Thesis: 3D Printing for Adaptive Devices in Occupational Therapy

Amber K. Willett has submitted a thesis to the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University, exploring the potential for 3D printers as a tool. View the entire article via our website.

Titomic signs AUD $25.5M Equipment Sales Agreement with Global Defence Manufacturer  

3D Printing Industry

Titomic, an Australian metal 3D printer manufacturer, has signed an AUD $25.5 million equipment sales agreement with Composite Technology, a global defense supplier. Titomic will provide two of its Titomic Kinetic Fusion (TKF) manufacturing systems.

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Find the best way to load your workpiece for CNC Machining

3E Rapid Prototyping

When making CNC machined parts, it is important to first figure out the best way to load and hold the workpiece. This step comes before plotting the tool path, and plays an important role in the process. Workholding and loading are crucial aspects of the CNC machining process.