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Researchers determine 3D printing more effective in treating hip fractures

3D Printing Industry

A group of researchers from China and the U.S. have used 3D printing to create 1:1 scale pelvic models of hip fracture patients, to aid in the surgical treatment of both-column acetabular fractures.

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Distributed Manufacturing

Wohlers Talk

Most mass manufacturing is done at centralized locations. Many produce millions of products annually. Envision a future where this capacity occurs in many more locations much closer to the customer. Deliveries occur faster and less expensively.

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The Real Cost of 3D Printing

After reading the now famous article about a ventilator valve that can be 3D printed for $1, compared to the traditionally-manufactured valve costing $11,000, I realized that the way 3D. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Massive 3D-Printed Replica of a Legendary WWI Ship Makes Waves


Nestled along the coast of Belgium is the mostly open-air Raversyde in Ostend with its bunkers, observation posts, and subterranean corridors.

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.

Enable Manufacturing expands metal 3D printing service with over 130 materials

3D Printing Industry

Enable Manufacturing, a UK-based metal 3D printing service provider, has announced that it is now able to produce metal parts with its Additive Casting process in more than 130 metals.

Ben Bronz Academy Assisted Learning Device

Modern Tech

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases how TriMech's Project Engineering Group helped the Ben Bronz Academy with their keyboard devices.

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How to Turn Your Product Idea into a Startup

3D Innovations

It may not seem like right now is the best time to develop your product idea and start a new business, but it can be. That idea you have been thinking about for months could be the next big startup. Microsoft, Airbnb, Disney, FedEx and GE were all started during economic turmoil and downturns.

Researchers 3D print cellulose-based hydrogel with programmable deformation

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers from the University of Stuttgart, the University of Virginia, and Koc University, Istanbul, have 3D printed multimaterial parts with multidirectional stiffness gradients.

Five Ways TriMech Can Be Your Backup Engineering Resource

Modern Tech

TriMech’s Project Engineering Group (PEG) is a flexible team of knowledgeable and experienced engineers with access to the latest tools in the market. No matter what stage of your engineering project you’re in, the PEG team is available.

Thor3D Updates Calibry Nest Software, Improving Workflow for 3D Scanning

Moscow-headquartered Thor3D continues to refine its software and hardware, allowing customers around the globe to continue scanning items at every range, from smaller industrial parts to facial. View the entire article via our website.

Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success (eBook)

Tech Clarity

What step are many companies missing to ensure their Industry 4.0 initiatives succeed? Why Strategy Matters to Industry 4.0 Success discusses the importance of enterprise strategy. The right strategy makes even pilot projects more likely to live up to their potential.

Swiss researchers 3D print two-armed robot capable of producing 3D sculptures

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers led by the Computational Robotics Lab at ETH Zurich’s Department of Computer Science have utilized 3D printing to create a two-armed robot.

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When Do I Need SOLIDWORKS Routing?

Modern Tech

Routing is an add-in to SOLIDWORKS Premium that allows engineers and designers to create routed systems easily and automatically.

18-Year-Old in India Receives 3D-Printed Shinbone Implant

The tibia, which is the frontal of the two leg bones below the knee, is also referred to as the shinbone, or shankbone, and connects the knee to the ankle. The post 18-Year-Old in India Receives. View the entire article via our website.

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How do I backup/archive the individual projects in SOLIDWORKS Electrical?

Javelin Tech Tips

You can backup and archive SOLIDWORKS Electrical Projects individually rather than taking a backup of the whole electrical data using the Environmental archive.

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Turkish university researchers assess 3D printing applications in spinal surgery 

3D Printing Industry

A group of Turkish university researchers has assessed the viability of using 3D bioprinting technology to enhance success rates in spinal surgery.

PANTONE Validated 3D Printing with PolyJet Technology

Modern Tech

Gone are the days of simple monochromatic 3D printing.

Belgian Construction Group Designates BESIX 3D to Specialize in Concrete 3D Printing

Motivated by its continued interests in offering niche solutions, Belgian construction company BESIX Group has created BESIX 3D, focused on concrete 3D printing. Born from an idea ‘shortlisted’ by. View the entire article via our website.

SEA-LECT Plastics Combines SOLIDWORKS and DELMIAworks to Improve Efficiency and Profit Margins

The Solidworks Blog

SEA-LECT Plastics Corporation is a leading supplier of custom injection molding, design, product development, and tooling services in the Pacific Northwest. As a full-service provider, the company frequently deals with early-stage product ideas, often starting from rough, 2D sketches.

Lung operation on young girl in Israel aided by 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

An anaesthesia team in Israel recently used 3D printing and virtual reality to produce an exact model of the airway of a 7-year-old girl, as part of an operation to remove a section of her lung. Suffering from a bone and soft tissue cancer that had spread to her lung, the young girl required part […]. Medical & Dental anaesthesia Dr Ruth Shaylor Dr Shaylor patient-specific Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Virtual Reality

Miele Downloadable 3D Printing Templates for Exclusive Accessories

3D Printing Progress

With 3D4U, Miele is the first company in its industry to offer its customers a broad range of 3D-printable accessories

CSIRO 3D Prints First Self-Expandable Stents from Shape-Memory Alloy Nitinol

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a condition which sees fatty deposits collect and lower the blood flow in arteries outside of the heart, most commonly in the legs. Those suffering. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Adding SOLIDWORKS Assembly Configuration BOM Headers

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Configurations are a great thing. I have spoken many times about how great they are and how big of a fan I am. I came across a major release revert that took away the automatic naming of configuration name titles/headers.

Sculpteo publishes State of 3D Printing 2020 survey: 3D printing for production increases

3D Printing Industry

Sculpteo, the Paris-headquartered 3D printing service bureau, has released the sixth edition of its annual international survey, “The State of 3D Printing”. The report aims to provide a complete overview of the additive manufacturing world to help improve 3D printing business strategy. With over 1,600 respondents answering the survey, the latest edition is Sculpteo’s biggest […]. Insights 3D Hubs basf Clement Moreau sculpteo The State of 3D Printing Wohlers Associates

Reactive Additive Manufacturing Enables Printing of Metal Powders

3D Printing Progress

Popular high strength wrought aluminum alloys could not previously be printed because they suffer hot tearing (solidification cracking), resulting in parts with very poor mechanical properties.

Augmented Reality for 3D Printer Maintenance and Installation in Development from New Partnership

The augmented reality (AR) market is even more nascent than additive manufacturing (AM), with AR technologies only now being realized for practical deployment. This is due, in part, to rapid. View the entire article via our website.

How to create Tools and Tool Cribs for Milling in SOLIDWORKS CAM

Javelin Tech Tips

In order to create a solid program, we need an accurate representation of our tools. SOLIDWORKS CAM has many pre-built standard tools for us to customize for our machining purposes. We may also add our own custom tools and holders.

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Syndaver launches its first 3D printer, the SynDaver Axi

3D Printing Industry

Syndaver, the US-based manufacturer of synthetic humans and animals for surgical training and simulation, has launched its inaugural line of 3D printers, the Axi.

On-Demand Webinar: Approaching Additive Manufacturing Design with Professor Tim Simpson


Special guest Tim Simpson, Director of Penn State University's Graduate Program for Additive Manufacturing & Design, discusses how to approach additive manufacturing through purpose-built design

Czech Republic: 3D-Printed Home to Be Anchored on Pontoon Boat

The construction industry is ripe with potential for enjoying all the benefits of 3D printing—from innovative hardware and futuristic-looking robotics to complex software and a variety of materials. View the entire article via our website.

Learn how to use your SOLIDWORKS Data on the Cloud

Javelin Tech Tips

Do you want to add your SOLIDWORKS data to the cloud? Learn how to use SOLIDWORKS with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to collaborate on CAD data.

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Researchers 3D print high-performance anti-buckling panels using FFF

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Marche Polytechnic University, Italy have 3D printed a set of isogrid panels – a type of anti-buckling structure – using fused filament fabrication. The carbon fiber reinforced polyamide panels were then subjected to a number of axial compressive loading tests and the effects of their geometric parameters on their structural integrity were investigated. […].

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3D Printing at Home is Easy with 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS

The Solidworks Blog

With 3D printing, everything is customizable. What you once had to order online or buy at the store, you can now create using your own design skills and an at-home 3D printer. Creating your own design is now even easier with the power of 3D EXPERIENCE® WORKS.

HP Announces Release of Polypropylene for MJF and More

HP’s interim head of 3D Printing, Ramon Pastor, announced in a press conference that the company was “doubling down on driving adoption for 3D printing.” ” He called the COVID. View the entire article via our website.

Using a 3D Sketch instead of 2D for the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard

Javelin Tech Tips

We are all used to the standard method of applying SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard holes. In the Feature tab click on Hole Wizard, select the size, click the Position tab and place the hole in the part. Easy-peasy right? There are times where we must design based off the tools in the manufacturing facility.

Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association commissions first research project

3D Printing Industry

Global trade group Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA) has announced a systematic review into the environmental sustainability of metal 3D printing. The organization’s first literary-based appraisal will be carried out by Jeremy Faludi, Ph.D,