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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Join Us for a Virtual 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021

The Solidworks Blog

As most of you are probably now aware, our annual event will look a little different next year. Due to the pandemic, we will be going virtual for 3D EXPERIENCE World 2021. Yes, we are disappointed that we won’t be able to spend face-to-face time with our users and partners.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HP and AM Solutions Present the Innovative HP Jet Fusion 5200 Series 3D Automatic Unpacking Station

Additive Manufacturing

With the HP Jet Fusion 5200 Series 3D Automatic Unpacking Station, HP and the Rösler brand AM Solutions – 3D post processing technology, present their first product that was jointly developed on the basis of their cooperation agreement announced last year.

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.

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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Cakewalk3D: Turning a Desktop 3D Printer into a Food Printer

Former director of Sculpteo, Marine Coré-Baillais, decided to create a new project bridging her passion for pastries with 3D printing. The result? Cakewalk 3D, a product that converts any. View the entire article via our website.

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Boeing Qualifies Stratasys Antero 800NA Material for 3D-Printed Flight Parts

Additive Manufacturing

Enhanced chemical resistance and fatigue performance of the PEKK-based material over other alternatives provide Boeing with a new, high-performance option for polymer flight parts. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.,

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.

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.

“Major US Healthcare Manufacturer” to Use Electronics 3D Printing to Produce Diagnostic Medical Device

Likely the most successful example of electronics 3D printing on the market is that of Optomec, whose Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology is now being used not only for prototyping. The post. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

What’s New in 2021: SOLIDWORKS Desktop Data Management

The Solidworks Blog

The many enhancements of the 2021 release of SOLIDWORKS desktop data management products make it even easier to manage your data while freeing up more time to design great products. This includes SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, and SOLIDWORKS Manage. Here are some of my favorite upgrades to the 2021 release. SOLIDWORKS PDM New Features. You can now add quick access commands such as Check out, Check in, and Get Latest Version directly to the Quick Access Toolbar.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.