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Virginia Tech 3D prints devices that generate electricity from impact

3D Printing Industry

A new 3D printing discovery at Virginia Tech is poised to change the way we design sensors and low-power generators. A team lead by associate professor Xiaoyu ‘Rayne’ Zheng has succeeded in creating piezoelectric structures that can take on any shape or form.

Medical Applications of 3D Printing

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3D printed protein models by Biologic Models. 3D printing medical applications are gaining tremendous momentum in the medical industry.

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See a Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coasters located at amusement parks across the U.S. that have garnered the passion and interest of Matt Schmotzer.

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6 Times 3D Printing Made It to the Silver Screen


With the hype around the Golden Globes earlier this month and the excitement in the air around today’s Oscar nomination announcement, we thought we would take a look back to see when 3D printing was used in some of our favorite films. Black Panther.

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.

Aspect Biosystems 3D bioprinting kidney tissue with Maastricht University

3D Printing Industry

3D bioprinting technology company Aspect Biosystems has announced a collaboration with Maastricht University (UM) in the Netherlands. The focus of their project is to develop viable kidney tissue for medical testing.

3D Printed Prosthetics and Simulator Could Lead to Optimized Devices

In a thesis entitled “Optimizing 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand and Simulator,” author Stephen Estelle discusses an investigation of the use of an upper extremity prosthetic simulator for. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed prosthetic simulator 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed simulator makerbot replicator Stratasys F270

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Creating a happy and safe smile with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

With people living longer and interest in health and aesthetics increasing, implants have become an essential form of dental therapy around the study. Osstem Implant , a Korean dental medical device manufacturer, has set a goal to become the world’s number one implant provider by 2023.

Carbon and Dentsply Sirona collaborate to produce 3D printable dental materials

3D Printing Industry

Carbon, a California-based 3D printer and materials manufacturer, has partnered with Dentsply Sirona, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of dental equipment, to produce novel denture materials.

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The Effects of Various Additives on 3D Printed Potatoes

In a thesis entitled “Study and Characterization of Microstructural and Physio-chemical properties of potato products for 3D Food Printing,” author Iman Dankar discusses the conduction of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printed Food 3D Printing 3d food printing 3D printed potatoes food 3d printing potato 3d printing potatoes

Don’t Miss the Captivating Keynotes at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 is fast approaching: February 10–13, 2019 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Everyone has a different reason for coming to this event, but many come with one mission in mind: to be inspired.

The 3 best solutions to get a 3D model for 3D printing


One of the questions we are constantly asked as a 3D pr […]. The post The 3 best solutions to get a 3D model for 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

University Hospital of Basel ramps up medical 3D printing with axial3D integration

3D Printing Industry

University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland, has entered into a 3D printing alliance with UK based medical technology firm axial3D. Focusing on quality control, the hospital is to introduce the axial3Dassure platform to its in-house 3D Print Lab.

The Importance of 3D Design for (Efficient) Manufacturing

3D Innovations

When you are ready to take your prototype and turn it into a real-world product, be sure that your 3D design files are also ready to go. A CAD file is either a digital 2D or 3D model of your product.

See a Live Manufacturing Workflow in Action at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Starting in 2018 we introduced the Shop Floor at SOLIDWORKS World. It was an experience to showcase the digital and physical manufacturing workflow and enable people to see how designs become a reality based on a typical manufacturing process.

3D Printed Robotic Mesh Structures Controlled by Magnetic Fields

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a new kind of robot – one that floats on water and can be controlled with applied magnetic fields. These 3D printed flexible mesh. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Robotics 3d printed soft robotics magnetic north carolina state university soft robotics

Essentium secures $22.2m for high speed 3D printing from BASF and Materialise

3D Printing Industry

Essentium, Inc., the developer of the High Speed Extrusion (HSE) FDM 3D printing platform, has closed a $22.2 million series A funding round.

Simulate Efficiently with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Load Case Manager

Javelin Tech Tips

Getting valid, informative, and useful results is the goal of any design validation and verification activity, whether it be through simulation or physical testing.

Learn How to Build Your Own 3D Online Configurator at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 is coming to its final countdown. As you pack up gears, remember to bring several design models. At the SOLIDWORKS booth, in several minutes, I can help build your own 3D online configurators using SOLIDWORKS Sell, similar to the one as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1.

Virginia Tech Researchers Using a New Method to Create 3D Printed Piezoelectric Materials

Originally discovered in the 19th century, piezoelectric materials, which convert stress and strain into electric charges, are in everything from musical greeting cards to cell. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology journal article nature materials Journal Piezoelectric research paper virginia tech Virginia Tech College of Engineering virginia tech university Xiaoyu Zheng

Additec brings directed energy deposition metal 3D printing to the desktop

3D Printing Industry

Additec, a company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Bremen, Germany, has launched its first metal 3D printer for the desktop. Using laser metal deposition (LMD), a variety of directed energy deposition (DED) technology, the ?Printer

3D printing chiral metamaterials: What is it?


A team of researchers recently launched a paper entitle […]. The post 3D printing chiral metamaterials: What is it? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printed Hollow Flexible Metal Allen Screw


This is a hollow, flexible Titanium Allen screw printed on a 3D Systems DMP Flex 100 3D printer. Screws with geometric complexity similar to this can be used to secure Titanium implants to the bone of a patient. This leads to an unprecedented level of osteo-integration.

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TU Delft Researcher Worked with Ultimaker to Investigate Intent-Based 3D Printing

Joost Kuitert is a master’s student of Integrated Product Design at TU Delft in the Netherlands. According to Kuitert, 3D printer users have many action possibilities to choose from when 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing plugin Cura Delft University of Technology research paper study thesis tu delft ultimaker

V&A museum adds Scan the World to Cast Courts permanent collection

3D Printing Industry

Earlier this month I attended a conference at London’s Victoria and Albert museum to celebrate the reopening of the Cast Courts. Over 3 days academics, museum directors and curators presented papers on the theme “Celebrating Reproductions: Past, Present and Future”. Jonathan Beck, founder of Cultural heritage project Scan the World, was invited to address an […].

CES 2019: The innovations of 3D printing


CES, Consumer Electronics Show, is one of the biggest T […]. The post CES 2019: The innovations of 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

8 Return to Home Drones

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This review looks at 7 excellent return to home drones. So, what is the return to home (RTH) feature and why should you care? It’s a built-in technology that returns the drone to its last recorded home point. That point is usually where the pilot and their remote controller or RC is located.

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Jabil to Enter 3D Printing Materials Market & Develop Custom Materials “Open Systems are the Future of 3D Printing”

Jabil is one of the largest contract manufacturing and engineering companies worldwide. They’ve been very serious about 3D Printing for a number of years as well. The company has made moves in. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing contract engineering contract manufacturing FFF hss hss 3d printer ISO 9001 Jabil lpbf material development materials MPM MSI qualification sls TPU

ACES investigates diamond-laced ABS as low-cost 3D printer material

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at Australia’s ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) have published a study into the thermal performance of an ABS-diamond composite for 3D printers. The aim of the research is to broaden the selection of available materials for 3D printing, harnessing the unique properties of microdiamonds. “Amongst the various carbonaceous fillers available, high pressure and […].

How are 3D printed molds beneficial for your production?


Using molds for mass production has been known f […]. The post How are 3D printed molds beneficial for your production? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Doing the Heavy Lifting: A Review of the DJI Matrice 600

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Drones are incredibly versatile machines that have been used in a wide range of applications. For many drone pilots, this wealth of choices can prove to be overwhelming. It’s also difficult to shift from one industrial application to another, as most commercial drones are manufactured with pre-set objectives in mind. The Matrice 600 from DJI bucks this trend.

BigRep 3D Printers Used to Make Replicas of Apollo 11 Capsule for Oscar-Nominated Film ‘First Man’

It’s safe to say that in Ohio at least, winter is here with a vengeance. But while I’m already sick of the ice and snow that come part and parcel with the season, I do actually like. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Software 3D printed historical replicas academy awards Apollo 11 Bigrep bigrep one BigRep ONE 3D printer movies oscars pla slicing software

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€500,000 available in Metalysis and ESA space exploration competition

3D Printing Industry

The European Space Agency (ESA) and UK metallurgic company Metalysis have launched a €500,000-reward competition to devise systems that will aid space exploration. The competition is to design a process-monitoring system that works with Metalysis’s existing electrochemical cells.

5 ways to improve your sheet metal parts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Sheet metal fabrication is a handy set of manufacturing processes used to create parts from flat pieces of metal. Sheet metal comes in a range of materials and thicknesses, and can be used to create parts like appliances, enclosures, brackets, panels and chassis.

Counterfeit Part Prevention Starts with Industry Standards

Design 2 Part News

By Megan R. Nichols, EBN Online. Nearly every industry, from consumer and aerospace and defense to fashion and automotive buy electronic components.

Children Design Playground Equipment to Test 3D Printing and Virtual Reality Software

In a thesis entitled “Designing Playground Equipment with VR and 3D Printing,” author Christian Knaapen argues that virtual reality is necessary in designing objects in 3D. In CAD. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Virtual Reality 3D design for children 3D printed playground equipment Google Blocks

ESA contracts OHB to develop large-scale 3D printer prototype for the ISS

3D Printing Industry

OHB SE, a German space and technology group, has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) through its subsidiary, OHB System AG, to develop a 3D printer prototype for the International Space Station (ISS). As part of the new IMPERIAL Project, the additive manufacturing system will be built for large part production using […]. Aerospace Athlone Institute of Technology BEEVERYCREATIVE european space agency International Space Station OHB SE Project MELT Project URBAN Sonaca