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Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Accurate Flow Simulation Helps Automaker Get Better Results While Increasing Creativity

The Solidworks Blog

Palatov Motorsport designs and manufactures high-performance, super lightweight automobiles built in Portland, Oregon. Primarily targeted at recreational track day use, the company’s mission is to create and build designs with outstanding performance that provide unmatched value.

Castles In The Air? How 3D Printing Elevates Architecture


From aerospace to mass customized wearables, 3D printing brings the house down in so many business verticals — including architecture. Imagine: The architect sits at their drafting table, their head filled with lofty designs.

How to 3D Print Carbon Fiber Materials at Any Level

Modern Tech

Carbon fiber materials and carbon-reinforced polymers can replace metal for lighter, more ergonomic tooling. Add to that the power of additive manufacturing to print the part, rather than machine it, and you can significantly reduce both your part weight and tooling lead time.

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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.

New 3D Printable Polymer Has Human-Tissue-Like Properties

A team working out of University of California at Santa Barbara has found a way to 3D print with so-called “bottlebrush” elastomers, or molecules with long “backbones” of polymers with. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Affordable Product Development Services for Inventors

The Solidworks Blog

Way ahead of the current “maker” and tech incubator trends, MAKO Design + Invent hit the ground running back in 1999 with the mission to enable inventors, startups, and small businesses to take their ideas from concept to store shelves.

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The Power of Design Patent Protection for Inventors

3D Innovations

Design patent protection should be part of your intellectual property strategy. When you think of patent protection, often the first type of patent you think of are utility patents. A utility patent focuses solely on the inner workings of your invention, its unique functions and overall usefulness.

3D Scanner Review: The Artec Eva and Artec Studio 15 Software

One of the first stories I ever wrote for was about a custom sleep mask for a patient with Graves’ disease, which often causes the eye to protrude and. The post 3D Scanner. View the entire article via our website.

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Breaking Simulation Barriers

The Solidworks Blog

Simulation can be a key differentiator for companies who develop innovative products. Unfortunately, many finite element analysis (FEA) software products are too difficult to use, unless you are a highly trained expert.

What is the Cost of Poor Quality in Your Manufacturing Environment? (guest post)

Tech Clarity

What does Poor Quality Really Cost? Calculating the actual cost of quality problems is not straightforward. Some of the expenses are apparent, but many are not. Quality is important to customers and to business profitability. So, truly understanding the cost of quality warrants the effort.


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.

Machinable Metals vs 3D Printed Polymers

Modern Tech

As an Application Engineer with TriMech, my role often takes me into many manufacturing environments ranging from mom-and-pop machine shops to aerospace manufactures.

Stratasys Origin One Used to 3D Print Head Lice Treatment Devices

Last month, Stratasys (SSYS) completed its acquisition of open SLA startup Origin. Today, the company has announced that Eventys Partners, a full-service, turnkey product launch agency for the. View the entire article via our website.

ABS-CF10: Strong 3D Prints on the F123 Series

Purple Platypus

The New ABS-CF10. ABS-CF10 is an ABS-based material, with 10% chopped carbon fiber, making it 50% stronger and 15% stiffer than standard ABS. It was specifically formulated for use on the Stratasys F123 Series , for the production of durable jigs & fixtures.

Avoid Non-Value-Added Engineering Work (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How can you limit non-value-added engineering work? Please take our survey to share your thoughts and perspectives. Engineers are under constant pressure to meet tight deadlines. It doesn’t help when non-value-added work consumes valuable time.

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.

Transforming a high-detail Artec 3D Scan with SOLIDWORKS Mesh Decimation tool

Javelin Tech Tips

When using SOLIDWORKS to create CAD models of complex, high-detail meshes, you need to start with a first-rate 3D scan of the model, such as this example from an Artec Space Spider 3D scanner. Then use the SOLIDWORKS Mesh Decimation tool to simplify the geometry.

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Intellegens and Ansys Partner to Empower 3D Printing with Deep Learning

Machine learning solutions company Intellegens announced a collaboration with engineering simulation leader Ansys to accelerate the development of reliable and repeatable additive manufacturing (AM). View the entire article via our website.

Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2021: Command Search

Modern Tech

Want to save time when using SOLIDWORKS ? You can use the search functionality, but that’s not news. The Command Search has been one of our favorite tips to share for over a decade. What's new to SOLIDWORKS 2021 is the addition of the search capabilities to the customize interface.

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One of the fulfilling parts of my job involves traveling across the country to visit customers. Today I spent the day at Vishwastratis in Surat.

EOS adds new NickelAlloy IN939 Industrial 3D Printing Material to target Energy Industry Applications

Manufactur3D Mag

EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier of industrial 3D printing technologies for metals and polymers, unveiled a new nickel alloy material to its growing and expansive list of metal powders available for use in powder bed additive manufacturing (AM).

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Mantle Comes out of Stealth with Hybrid Bound Metal 3D Printing Technology

The bound metal printing (BMP) market is starting to heat up as increased attention to the technology brings a growing number of entrants. The latest is a startup called Mantle, The post Mantle. View the entire article via our website.

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How to hide and show a BOM in SOLIDWORKS Composer Animations

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Composer geometric actors or collaborative actors such as a BOM can be shown or hidden in an animation. If once the actor is hidden it will remain hidden throughout the animation and if we try to show the actor, it will be visible throughout the animation.

6 types of injection molding gate & when to use them

3E Rapid Prototyping

As the connecting zone between runners and the mold cavity, gates play a vitally important role in the process of injection molding. Gates — both their style and where they are placed — can affect overall cycle times, the cost of tooling, and the cosmetic finish of a molded part.

ExOne adds ABC Corporation to sell its Industrial 3D Printing Solutions in South Korea

Manufactur3D Mag

The ExOne Company, the global leader in industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, announced today that ABC Corporation is now an authorized channel partner to sell ExOne industrial 3D printing solutions in South Korea.

The LaserFactory Can Fabricate Fully Functional Drones in One Go

Talented researchers with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have long worked with robotics, and a CSAIL team recently announced their development of a new system, View the entire article via our website.

Push your SOLIDWORKS design envelope with SIMULIA Structural Mechanics Engineer

Javelin Tech Tips

To have a competitive advantage, we see that more businesses are investing in solutions which can help achieve reduced time-to-market, be cost-effective, sustainable, and have an optimal design with better performance.

Applications of 3D printing in dentistry

3E Rapid Prototyping

Thanks to advances in resin 3D printing technologies, additive manufacturing is becoming a staple technology in the field of dentistry — both in dental practices via “chair-side” 3D printing and in off-site dental laboratories for more demanding print jobs.

Satori and Ganit Goldstein collaborate to Develop a 3D Printed Jewellery Collection

Manufactur3D Mag

Satori, a London-based 3D printing startup and innovation house, announced that their latest collaboration with Ganit Goldstein, a 3D printing fashion designer, has led to the development of a showstopping 3D printed jewellery collection.

Inkbit Launches Inkbit Vista Closed-Loop, Automated 3D Printer

If like this author you have been awaiting the launch of the first commercial 3D printer from Inkbit, then today is your day. The Massachusetts-based startup has officially announced its. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Dynamic FEA Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation & 3DEXPERIENCE Works

Javelin Tech Tips

This on-demand webinar covers the simulation of vibration and dynamics using SOLIDWORKS FEA tools.

3D Printed Novel Biomaterial Mimics Properties of Living Tissues

3D Printing Progress

Imagine if surgeons could transplant healthy neurons into patients living with neurodegenerative diseases or brain and spinal cord injuries.

BCN3D’s 3D Printing Technology Creates Biomedical Models that Improve Cancer Surgeries

Manufactur3D Mag

Combining X-rays and 3D printing technology allows doctors to use scans of the patient to produce a virtual model of the area of interest. This model can then be printed according to lifelike dimensions and sizings.

3D Printing Startup Markforged to Go Public via SPAC Merger with Blank-Check Firm

Markforged, a leader in industrial 3D printing, prepares to go public after a merger deal with blank-check company one (NYSE: AONE), a $200 million special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Drawings Best Practice Tutorial

Javelin Tech Tips

Got drawing issues? One of the biggest issues that our customers face is a disconnect between the design and manufacturing departments. Javelin’s SOLIDWORKS Drawings Service is customized to solve your unique drawing production and manufacturing issues.

Everything You Need To Know About Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Opting to 3D print your prototype or functional part is a big step — but one that’s best served by selecting the best of the many 3D printing technologies available today. Shapeways offers more than 10 different 3D printing processes, with more than 90 material and finishing options available.