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Newest Member of Wohlers Associates

Wohlers Talk

Note: Noah J. Mostow, research associate at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. I produced my first 3D-printed part while working at Burton Snowboards in Burlington, Vermont. The part is shown in the following image. Its purpose was to test transforming rotation into linear motion.

iFactory One 3D Printer Features Artificial Intelligence Error Protection

If I asked, what would you say are the five most common 3D printing errors? According to German 3D printing startup iFactory3D, the answer is spaghetti, detached objects, warping, stringing, The. View the entire article via our website.

30 Years Of Innovation: Stable And Durable FDM Is Ideal For Aerospace


To keep our 30 th anniversary celebration going, this month we are putting the spotlight on one of the most popular 3D printing technologies: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM).

3D Printing in India has the potential to become $1 billion Industry in coming years: Santosh Kasture – Director of Fast Track Management Consultants

Manufactur3D Mag

In an exclusive interview with Manufactur3D Magazine, Mr. Santosh shares his valuable insights about the 3D printing industry of India, 3D printing market penetration in India, industry size, the challenges, and the way forward….

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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.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 On-demand Webinars

Javelin Tech Tips

We recently ran a Virtual Tech Conference where our certified SOLIDWORKS experts unveiled the new features and enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2021.

Kickstarter Campaign Brings 3D Printed Writing Aid to Children with Disabilities

Italian FabLab and bottom-up research hub OpenDot created a customizable writing tool using 3D printing technology that can help children with complex neurological disorders express their creativity. View the entire article via our website.

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What Is Bulk 3D Printing? – A Complete Guide

Shapeways Blog

Bulk manufacturing is, quite simply, manufacturing in bulk quantities. Bulk” can mean anything from two pieces to two million (or more). At its essence, bulk production requires the capability to produce the same part over and over again.

Changing Hole Sizes in GrabCAD Print

Modern Tech

You thought GrabCAD print was just for assigning your print parameters, didn’t you? Well, it is so much more. Buried under that sleek, easy-on-the-eyes interface is a very powerful piece of software. GrabCAD Print doesn’t just help you assign part attributes, it can also alter part geometry.

I-nteract Allows User to Design, Feel and 3D Print Objects in Mixed Reality

Due to their general ubiquity, it may not be readily apparent just how unintuitive computers are for the process of 3D computer aided design (CAD). A mouse or trackpad along. The post I-nteract. View the entire article via our website.

Sharing Ideas on Cloud Adoption with Siemens (podcast)

Tech Clarity

How are companies adopting design and engineering solutions on the cloud? Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown got together (virtually) with Siemens Digital Industries Software Senior Marketing Director Paul Brown to share perspectives and examples.

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.

SLUGME 5 – The SOLIDWORKS Largest User Group Meeting Ever

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is a critical tool for millions of talented designers and engineers worldwide. Like other professionals, SOLIDWORKS users are always looking for personal development and career advancement by becoming more skilled with the software they use every day.

Create it REAL closes EUR 3.1M funding round to Accelerate Market Expansion

Manufactur3D Mag

Create it REAL, a Danish 3D printing solutions provider, announced the closing of a EUR 3.1M financing round (DKK 23M) to accelerate its market expansion. The post Create it REAL closes EUR 3.1M funding round to Accelerate Market Expansion appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D.

Origin and nTopology Develops 3D Printed Aerospace Part for F-16

Just at the end of last month, we reported on the inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics, organized by the Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) of the US Air Force. In that story, The post Origin. View the entire article via our website.

How to create Multiple Drawings Simultaneously in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021

Javelin Tech Tips

Now in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021 , we can simultaneously create multiple drawings from a book, a folder, or a drawing. We can select both the quantity and the type of drawings we would like to create.

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 Challenge of Manufacturing Data Management (article)

Tech Clarity

What happens when automation and plant IT teams get past their differences and work together effectively? A chance for the company to outperform the competition and make progress on Industry 4.0 projects, based on more coherent manufacturing data management.

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TriMech Tech Talks 2021: Industry Innovation Spotlight

Modern Tech

Here at TriMech, we fancy ourselves the jack of all trades or the wearer of many hats of the engineering world. With extensive experience with the different facets of CAD, 3D printing, 3D scanning and training, we know that your business probably doesn't just stick to one lane, either.

Signs of the Additive Manufacturing Comeback

Return to Growth Hit hard by the initial impacts of coronavirus lockdowns, early predictions for a quick return to growth for additive manufacturing are already moving from fantasy to. View the entire article via our website.

A Quick Way to Log In and Off (Out) of SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

While helping a Javelin customer, I was explaining how to log off (out) of SOLIDWORKS PDM. This is a simple process, that I have explained several times and I had always meant to write an article about it.

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Design Enhancements “Live” and in Action

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2021 became available for download in October. This release includes performance enhancements and expanded functionalities that improve workflows for design, documentation, data management, validation, and manufacturing.

Additive Meets Automotive: Applications of Additive Manufacturing

Purple Platypus

Additive Meets Automotive . As additive manufacturing grows in its capabilities, there are many industries that benefit through the research, development and hard work of the pioneers in the field.

ASU Professor Granted $2M to Accelerate Concrete 3D Printing

Arizona State University (ASU)’s civil engineering Professor Narayanan Neithalath and four colleagues at other universities have been awarded a $2 million, five-year grant from the National Science. View the entire article via our website.

Searching for Commands while you Customize SOLIDWORKS 2021

Javelin Tech Tips

Do you enjoy customizing your shortcuts and toolbars? Then you will love the update to the SOLIDWORKS 2021 Customize Window (found in Tools > Customize ). You can now search for commands by typing it in a search bar under the Shortcut Bars and Commands tabs.

Latest Addition to Our Equipment Line: Haas EC-400 | Ardel


Ardel recently added a new CNC machine to our equipment li ne: the Haas EC-400, a machine designed for horizontal machining methods with faster speeds and more c apabilities than ever.

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3D Hubs Appoints Former Unilever VP, Sarah Newbitt, to Board as Company Doubles Revenue Despite COVID-19

Manufactur3D Mag

3D Hubs announced that Sarah Newbitt, former UK Vice President of Supply Chain at Unilever, as the latest addition to its board. This new appointment follows the company’s sustained growth, having doubled year-over-year net revenue in spite of COVID-19.

Igus’s 3D Printed Sensors Enable Smart Parts that Signal Wear and Fatigue

igus, provider of specialized polymer components and material solutions, has announced that its researchers have developed a method of printing sensors into tribo-components such that they signal. View the entire article via our website.

From Ideation to Approval: Streamlining the Product Design Process

Javelin Tech Tips

On Monday, November 16 2020 at 11:00 AM CT, 3D Printing Company Stratasys is bringing together a panel of product designers to discuss how they are using today’s leading technologies to streamline the product design process and get better products to market faster.

nScypt Delivers 3D Manufacturing System to Ole Miss

Additive Manufacturing

Orlando, FL: nScrypt delivered a “Factory in a Tool” (“FiT”) manufacturing system to the University of Mississippi. Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students, and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi’s flagship university.

PostProcess Develops New VAD Technology for Automated Polymer Powder Removal

Manufactur3D Mag

PostProcess Technologies Inc. developed VAD technology – an automated polymer powder removal solution employing AUTOMAT3D® software platform. The post PostProcess Develops New VAD Technology for Automated Polymer Powder Removal appeared first on MANUFACTUR3D.

Smallest 3D Printed Boat Yields Possibilities for Nanotechnology

We’ve seen some big 3D printed Benchy boats before, but I bet you’ve never seen one this small! A team of researchers from Leiden University in the Netherlands have published. The post. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 Sharing (Default) Document Properties

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 is the ability to share Default Document Properties across different computer systems! This allows us to create a company standard for the default document properties.

Additive or Subtractive Manufacturing: Which is Better?

Shapeways Blog

Manufacturers are always seeking the best ways of optimizing production, reducing costs and improving the outcomes of their parts and products. Among the various methods of manufacturing, two are highly prominent: additive and subtractive manufacturing. Both have risen as ways of expediting prototyping but over time they have been used more and more in end-part manufacturing. How do these manufacturing processes work? What’s the difference?

Smart3D Launches New Industrial 3D Printer for High Performance Materials

Additive Manufacturing

[November 5, 2020] Following on from the launch of the Smart3D Macro Prototyping Unit and Production Module, Industry Supplies announced their new 3D printing solution, launching next week at Formnext Connect.

Antero PEKK 3D Printing Qualified for Boeing: An Interview with Stratasys

Recently, Stratasys reported that its Antero 800NA material, a form of polyether ketone ketone (PEKK), has been qualified by Boeing. Boeing qualified the material under the spec: BMS8-444. View the entire article via our website.

Overcoming Manufacturing Challenges with 3D Printing

Javelin Tech Tips

3D printing doesn’t stop at prototyping , join Javelin Technologies in this webinar to learn how the best companies are leveraging Additive to overcome manufacturing challenges.