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The Evolution of Tennis: How Technology is Advancing the Game

The Solidworks Blog

Wimbledon’s two weeks of top-tier tennis is thrilling sports fans worldwide this July. Yet despite lawn tennis harking back over 150 years, the extent to which today’s game employs modern technology may just surprise you – and it’s pushing the sport to its limits.

Made In Space plans to turn asteroids into spaceships using 3D printing technologies

3D Printing Industry

Made In Space, the California-based pioneers of off-world 3D printers, plans to use 3D printing to turn asteroids into autonomous spacecrafts that can potentially fly to mining stations in outer space. This plan is part of the Reconstituting Asteroids into Mechanical Automata (RAMA) Project, which is funded by NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Through the RAMA […]. Aerospace Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program james dunn Made in Space Nasa RAMA project

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Nature inspired 3D printing: Introducing Biomimicry


Biomimicry might seem like a strange word, but the prin […]. The post Nature inspired 3D printing: Introducing Biomimicry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Sandia National Laboratories at the Forefront of Material Science Evaluation for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Additive Manufacturing

Sandia National Laboratories recently announced a team of engineers and scientists has designed and built a high-throughput six-sided robotic work cell to speed up qualification and testing of additively manufactured parts.

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.

Create Your Own Ring With SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

Thanks to SOLIDWORKS Sell and its team, you can now create your own custom jewelry directly online on the website of Maison TOURNAIRE. Some collaborative work to refine SOLIDWORKS Sell and the mobilization of many different skills were required to develop this customization platform.

A French family is the first to move into a 3D printed house

3D Printing Industry

The Ramdani family has become the world’s first inhabitants of a 3D printed four-bedroom house located in Nantes, France. This house is part of the social housing project, Yhnova, which aims to construct affordable, adaptable, and energy efficient housing in a time and cost-effective manner. Led by the University of Nantes (IUT), the Yhnova project was […]. Applications Batiprint3D Benoit Furet Franky Trichet Ramdani family University of Nantes

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9 Free 3D Design Programs to Get You Started with 3D Printing


Finding the right 3D modeling software for 3D printing is tough. That’s why we want to give you a complete overview about the best and most popular free 3D modeling software in this blog post.

The Race to the Additive Manufacturing Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Additive manufacturing is the way of the future. There are countless reasons why adopting this new technology makes sense, but once you’ve decided to go down that path, there are many options, and so which path do you take?

Severance hospital in Korean prepares to commercialise its first 3D printed artificial eye

3D Printing Industry

The Severance Hospital of the Yonsei University Health System (YUHS) announced today that it will be getting ready to commercialize its first 3D printed artificial eye after three years of research. According to the Severance Hospital, over 60,00 patients in Korea require an ocular prosthesis (a prosthetic eye) as a result of severe medical conditions, […]. Medical & Dental Baik Seung-woon Camira Professor Yoon Jin-sook The Severance Hospital Yonsei University Health System

Winston-Salem State University Explores 3D Printing for Occupational Therapy

In the medical world, 3D printing is becoming widespread over various fields and sectors, including occupational therapy. As an example, several medical professionals are discovering that 3D printed. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing 3d printed assistive devices assistive devices occupational therapy 3d printing ultimaker Winston-Salem State University

3D printing in the automotive industry: Discover the 3D printed tires


Additive manufacturing is taking more and more space in […]. The post 3D printing in the automotive industry: Discover the 3D printed tires appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Fridays with the Product Definition Team

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Fridays with the Product Definition Team. It’s July, and the thermometer has been flirting with +90° temps for the past week here in Waltham. The office environment at SOLIDWORKS is relaxed, which is ideal on hot and humid New England days.

$10 million available to support 3D printing start-ups

3D Printing Industry

The Entrepreneurial Universities programme will receive a NZD$10 million boost from the Government and University of Auckland (UoA). The funds will be used to support 3D printing start-ups. Education minister for New Zealand, Chris Hipkins announced the project and also the appointment of Professor Olaf Diegel. “We are fortunate to have secured Professor Diegel, a […]. Education Chris Hipkins Dr Tim Huber New Zealand Professor Conan Fee Professor Olaf Diegel

An Editorial Farewell and a Welcome

Since its inception in early 2014, and its team have been dedicated to providing news and insights focused on 3D technologies, offering an ever-growing variety of resources to the. View the entire article via our website. Business Editorials / Opinions Editorial joris peels Sarah Anderson Goehrke

3D printing plastic: Which material should you choose?


There are various materials available on the 3D printin […]. The post 3D printing plastic: Which material should you choose? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

Ruwac’s MX360 and MX360EX Series: A Safer, Healthier Solution to Collecting Metal Additive Manufacturing Dust

Additive Manufacturing

Holyoke, MA, July 13, 2018 – As a worldwide provider to metal additive manufacturing, Ruwac USA continues its mission in being the leader of safe, healthy industrial vacuum solutions through its line of immersion separation vacuums.

INTAMSYS competition opens, win over $10k in cash and 3D printing equipment

3D Printing Industry

INTAMSYS, a manufacturer of industrial 3D printing systems, has launched a new competition. Organizations, companies, research and education institutions are invited to take part in the INTAMSYS industrial 3D Printing Global Competition. The theme of the design challenge is jigs and fixtures. “During our business visits in the USA, Europe and China, we’ve learned first-hand from […]. Design Chun Pin Lim funmat ht Intamsys

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South Korean Hospital Ready to Commercialize 3D Printed Prosthetic Eyes

At this time, there’s nothing that can restore vision to a person who has lost an eye, unfortunately. That may change in the future; in fact, some researchers fully expect that functioning. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed eyes 3d printed prosthetics carima eyes Korea prosthetics Severance Hospital south korea

The SMART way to use SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

Javelin Tech Tips

Do you find yourself designing hardware components from scratch? Or even downloading them from websites? You might think you’re saving time by downloading these files but what if I told you there is a better way!

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Jointly Accelerate Additive Manufacturing Processes and Standards

Additive Manufacturing

Oerlikon AM and Lufthansa Technik will jointly establish replicable additive manufacturing (AM) processes and standards for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) applications. The objective is to guarantee robust and repeatable processes on multiple machines in multiple locations.

Nano Sun 3D printing reduces water pollution

3D Printing Industry

Nano Sun, a Singapore based start up, has opened a new 3D printing factory that it hopes will have a major impact on water pollution. The company is a spin-off from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and will use 3D printing to make water filtering membranes. With additive manufacturing these membranes are five time more efficient […]. 3DP Applications Nano Sun nanyang technological university Prof Darren Sun Wong Ann Chai

Print My Part Uses 3D Printing to Help Premature Babies Develop Vision

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 15 million babies are born prematurely every year. Of these babies, one in 20 is likely to be born blind or with significant vision loss. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printing for the visually impaired 3d printing medical visual aids pediatric medicine premature babies Print My Part

The Evolution of Online Shopping

The Solidworks Blog

The Evolution of Online Shopping. It wasn’t long ago that the idea of purchasing products online was a scary, if not completely foreign concept to most of us.

Renishaw Apprentices Inspire a New Generation of Engineers at MACH 2018

Additive Manufacturing

55 apprentices from global engineering technologies company Renishaw volunteered at MACH 2018 to support the Education and Development Zone.

Xometry acquires MakeTime, raises $25 million in funding round

3D Printing Industry

Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing platform based in Maryland, has acquired fellow manufacturing platform based in Kentucky, MakeTime. Xometry has also announced a new funding round of $25 million. With plans to establish what is said to be the industry’s largest distributed on-demand manufacturing networking platform, this new merger, which will operate under the Xometry brand name, […].

Update On Made In Space's 3D Printed Asteroid Spacecraft Research

California 3D printing and space technology firm Made In Space is responsible for such out of this world innovations as the first commercial 3D printer on the International Space Station, the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed space colonization asteroids autonomous funding Jason Dunn made in space nasa NIAC RAMA self-assembling technology space mining spacecraft spaceships

Technology Trend Setters and Innovators in Aerospace: What Do They Have in Common?

3D Perspectives

As the growth of the aerospace and defense industry continues, the number of non-traditional players also seems to be growing. Legacy and newcomers alike see innovation as the means to get ahead.

Nanoscribe – On-Chip 3D Microprinting for Photonic and MEMS Systems

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing of micro-parts on integrated circuits saves packaging costs and time.

Sinterit releases a new generation of LISA SLS 3D printers, the LISA 1.5

3D Printing Industry

Sinterit, a Poland-based manufacturer of Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printers, has revealed the LISA 1.5, a new generation of the market’s first affordable desktop SLS 3D printer – the LISA 1. This launch comes two months after the release of the LISA 2, the desktop SLS 3D printer for industrial applications. The LISA 1.5 […]. 3D Printers Konrad Glowacki Micha? Grzyma?a-Moszczy?ski a-Moszczy?ski ski Pawe? Szczurek Sinterit Sinterit LISA sinterit LISA 1.5 Sinterit LISA 2

CYBER Team Uses FDM and Topology Optimization to Streamline Digital Workflow for 3D Printed Orthotics

The CYBER Team, which stands for Cyber-Physical Design and Additive Manufacturing of Custom Orthoses, is on a mission to leverage 3D printing and Industry 4.0 to make better Ankle Foot Orthotics. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Helps Optimize ROI in Tooling Production

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

What is Composite Tooling? Mold composites are commonly used in the aviation industry to create interior composite structures, such as cabinetry or upholstery. Tooling is the process of producing molds used to create composites. Traditional tooling used to create these structures is known to be time and labor intensive, creating high overhead costs for companies. Often times, companies use fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials or metallic materials to create their tools.

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Cooperation Between Ampower and Simufact Engineering Provides New Access to the Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Ampower Offers its Customers Simulation Services. Hamburg, Germany, July 10, 2018 -The software company Simufact Engineering , an MSC Software company, and the consulting firm Ampower work together in the field of simulation for metal-based additive manufacturing.

VEEM partners with Aurora Labs to utilize large scale 3D metal printing

3D Printing Industry

VEEM, the Australian manufacturer of high technology marine propulsion and stabilization systems, and Aurora Labs, a metal 3D printer manufacturer, have signed a five-year agreement to explore the uses of Aurora Labs’ 3D printing and large format technology. This collaboration will potentially deliver cost and efficiency savings for the manufacture of VEEM’s specialist technology, which […]. Transport Aurora Labs David Budge Large Format Technology Mark Miocevich S-Titanium Pro VEEM

3D Technologies a Vital Component of First Face Transplant Procedure in Belgium

Despite the fact that the 1997 movie Face Off made the transferring of a face from one person to another look as simple as going to the dentist for a routine cleaning, the procedure itself is, in. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Software Medical 3D Printing belgium bioprinting face transplant materialise Materialise PROPLAN CMF medical model proplan cmf software surgery

All Eyes on Aviation: what to watch at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow

3D Perspectives

Aerospace veteran, Tony Velocci, shares his view on the state of the industry and what to expect next week.

NickelBot Updates


The NickelBot has been running great, but there were a few features I also wanted to add. I made a rev 2 PCB to address them. Laser Door Interlock. There is a door switch that cuts power to the laser. I did this by splicing into the 12V power line going to the laser.