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3D Printing Industry Review of the year: February 2019

3D Printing Industry

The month of February 2019 saw conferences such as SOLIDWORKS 2019 and TCT ASIA in Shanghai, innovations from start-ups such as UrbanAlps and Hexo Helmets, as well as the presentation of what is said to be “the largest 3D metal printed part for a working vehicle in automotive history.”

2019 customer story highlights

3D Perspectives

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing how companies around the world, of diverse sizes and industries, use the 3D EXPERIENCE platform and our other applications in many individual ways.

Learning About Part Priority by 3D Printing Jawbreakers

Modern Tech

In October, we 3D printed some cool-looking lollipops on our Stratasys J-series PolyJet 3D printer to showcase the life-like quality that can be achieved with Vero and Agilus30 materials.

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.

Medtronic: Comparing Stratasys Digital Anatomy 3D Printing Materials with Porcine Myocardium

In October, Stratasys released its Digital Anatomy Solution, which combines three materials with its J750 printer and custom software inside GrabCAD so users can turn 3D scans into 3D printed. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Featured Stories Medical 3D Printing anatomical 3d prints comparison digital anatomy Medtronic myocardium PolyJet 3D Printing research paper stratasys

3D Printing Industry Review of the year: January 2019

3D Printing Industry

As 2019 comes to a close, 3D Printing Industry takes a look back at the year to see how additive manufacturing has not only changed but expanded into various sectors.

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3D Printing Industry Outlook (2019 Overview)

3E Rapid Prototyping

As the 3D printing industry grows, new trends are emerging and the overall uses of the technology are evolving. Companies around the globe are expanding their efforts in new directions and are embracing what it has to offer in end-use products, prototyping and tooling among its many other uses.

Tissue Engineering & Bioprinting for Success in Hydrogel Microenvironments Today

In the recently published ‘Engineered 3D Polymer and Hydrogel Microenvironments for Cell Culture Applications,’ authors Daniel Fan, Urs Staufer, and Angelo Accardo explore the world of bioengineering. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printed hydrogels 3d printed scaffolds bioprinting Hydrogel Microenvironments tissue engineering

Here’s Every New Material We Launched in 2019

Shapeways Blog

2019 was a banner year for Shapeways, as we continued to expand our capabilities through new partnerships and material launches. This year, we added over 20 new materials and finishes to our portfolio, providing new high-end 3D printing solutions for a multitude of industries.

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Improve your SOLIDWORKS Skills with the DriveWorksXpress Certification

Modern Tech

DriveWorksXpress is the ideal tool to help you with everyday repetitive design tasks. Included in every license of SOLIDWORKS, it allows you to create multiple variations of parts, assemblies and drawings, quickly and accurately. DriveWorks Education

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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.

New basic attach type for Annotations in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 , is a basic attach type for labels. It is simpler than some of the other attach types, for example, it has no Properties > Label (even though it is a label). True to its name, it is rather basic. There is a certain beauty in simplicity!

China: 3D Printed Models Aid in Treatment & Surgery for Hip Fractures

Researchers from the Department of Orthopedics Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, and Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University have recently published a study regarding a more. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3D printed models for hip surgery china Femoral head repair Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University

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Classic Cars Rebuilt with SOLIDWORKS: the Tucker Carioca Project

The Solidworks Blog

Since the last blog back in January introducing the Tucker Carioca project, a number of tasks have been initiated to start the design work. Building a car from scratch, which will be the case here, involves many elements in order to build a car that is true to its original intent.

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What Is 3D Printer Calibration, Really?


The process of 3D printer calibration is a curious thing; it can be quick and dirty, or an incredibly. Read the whole entry. » » learning

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.

SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Card Drivers Branch Family Support

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS requires a certified graphics card and driver for optimal performance and stability. Our SOLIDWORKS Certified Graphics Drivers blog post provides detailed information on how to locate the proper driver.

France: FDM 3D Printing with Graphite for Better Battery Cells

In the recently published ‘Three-Dimensional Printing of a LiFePO4/Graphite Battery Cell via Fused Deposition Modeling,’ French researchers explore improved ways to create batteries. The researchers. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed battery cells fdm 3d printing Prusa MK3 3D printer

Improved 3D Nanoprinting Technique to Build Nanoskyscrapers

3D Printing Progress

Nanowalls, nanobridges, nano "jungle gyms": it could seem the description of a Lilliputian village, but these are actual 3D-printed components with tremendous potential applications in nanoelectronics, smart materials and biomedical devices

3D Printed Metal Scavenger Filters


3D printed chemical filters [Source: University of Jyväskylä]. Researchers at. Read the whole entry. » » research

Importing Exploded Views into SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a great way to create documentation based on SOLIDWORKS models. However, a major sticking point for Composer users was that they needed to create exploded views from scratch. This is no longer the case, as importing exploded views in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 is now possible!

Practical Applications of 3D Printing for Civil Engineering

3D printing can dramatically speed up the production of everything from food to prosthetic limbs. When it comes to civil engineering, 3D printing also offers great potential for repairing our. View the entire article via our website. Construction 3D Printing civil civil engineering construction engineering engineers

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3D Printing is Helping Doctors Further Personalize Care

3D Printing Progress

3Today, 3D printing is being used for everything from jewelry creation to producing food

3D Printing in Brazil: 3D CRIAR on the Promises and Challenges Ahead


In a recent conversation with Daniel Huamani, Chief Technology Officer at 3D CRIAR, Read the whole entry. » » service

Upload STL files to 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace with eDrawings 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

In a previous article , we demonstrated how to access the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace from within SOLIDWORKS in order to get parts quoted for manufacture. We can now use eDrawings Professional to get parts quoted using *.stl stl files.

Robotics Manufacturing at the Next Level with 4D Printed Soft Robotics

Authors Ali Zolfagharian, Akif Kaynak, and Abbas Kouzani explore the growing science of soft robotics, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Closed-loop 4D-printed soft robots.’. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Robotics 3d printed electronics 3d printed robotics 4D printed robotics

Researchers Create Functional Mini-Liver by 3D Bioprinting

3D Printing Progress

Using human blood cells, Brazilian researchers have succeeded in obtaining hepatic organoids ("mini-livers") that perform all of the liver's typical functions, such as producing vital proteins, storing vitamins, and secreting bile, among many others.

A Visão Da 3D Criar Sobre O Futuro Da Impressão 3D No Brasil


[This story is provided in Portuguese for our many readers in Brazil and Portugal, and is a duplicate. Read the whole entry. » » service

Faster ways of Opening Recent Files in SOLIDWORKS 2020

Javelin Tech Tips

We are always looking for more ways to improve our productivity, where it’s trying to save a few seconds in an assembly line process, or a few clicks of the mouse when working on a model.

Unmet Fate: What if CNC Hadn’t Been Invented?

In David Noble’s book, Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation, the late York University professor examined the history of machine tool automation in the U.S. Noble. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing cnc haptics history of 3D printing numerical control record-playback

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Automated, Industrial Post Processing for HP Multi Jet Fusion Components: HP and Rösler Sign Cooperation Agreement

Additive Manufacturing

For the Formnext exhibition AM Solutions , Rösler group’s brand name for all activities around additive manufacturing, and HP announced a contractually fixed cooperation agreement covering the development of new equipment solutions in the field of automated post processing of 3D printed components.

New, Faster Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Process Independently Verified


Carbon fiber sample [Source: Pixabay]. In 2017, researchers at Deakin. Read the whole entry. » » materials

Solving the Challenges of Long Duration Space Flight with 3D Printing

3D Printing Progress

The International Space Station has continuously been home to astronauts for more than nineteen years. Astronauts conduct scientific research using dozens of special facilities aboard the space station, which also provides them with a place to eat, sleep, relax and exercise

Evaluating the Performance of 3D Printed Foot Orthoses for People with Flat Feet

People with conditions such as flat feet often turn to custom foot orthoses (FOs), which can be fabricated using 3D printing and scanning technologies at a reduced cost in less. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed ankle foot orthotics 3D printed foot orthotics 3d printed orthoses 3d scan feet Autodesk Meshmixer fdm 3d printer Flat Feet research paper study taiwan Ultimaker Cura 3.3

Researchers Evaluate Comfort and Stability of 3D Printed Applicators for Oral Cancer Therapy

Oral cancer is on the rise around the world, and it’s especially bad in developing countries, such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and India, which don’t have the necessary medical. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed components AutoDesk Fusion 360 cancer cancer therapy low cost medical modular Objet Pro 3D oral cancer research paper stratasys study

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Two

In the first part of our series on carbon fiber 3D printing, we really only just got started by providing a background on the material, some of its properties, and. The post State of the Art: View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Anisoprint carbon fiber carbon fiber filament continuous carbon fiber desktop metal markforged

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