Sat.Nov 18, 2017 - Fri.Nov 24, 2017

formnext 2017

Wohlers Talk

In only its third year, formnext has quickly become the additive manufacturing event in Europe to see and to be seen. I attended last year’s formnext and shared here the impression it made.

PlingPong, From Dream to Doorbuster: An Interview With Mike St. Martin

Shapeways Blog

Mike and Amy St. Martin. We love it when people who create with Shapeways become successful. And sometimes just how big that success can be blows us away. Case in point: Mike St. Martin, creator of the brand-new board game PlingPong.

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Skorpion Engineering Accelerates Development of Luxury Car Prototypes by 50% Using Stratasys Additive Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

Ability to respond to customer demands within 24-hours streamlines supply chain efficiency, optimizing production time and accelerating time-to-market. Additive technologies offer improved accuracy, performance and weight-saving, compared to traditional clay counterparts.

New finishes for 3D printed plastic parts: Extra resistant colors against scratches and external conditions


Are you 3D printing some plastic that needs to resist s […]. The post New finishes for 3D printed plastic parts: Extra resistant colors against scratches and external conditions appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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3D Printed Shoes: How Two Fashion Experts See This Revolution


A few weeks ago, Marine Core-Baillais, Deputy CEO of Sc […]. The post 3D Printed Shoes: How Two Fashion Experts See This Revolution appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Simulation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. To read more, download the full white paper here. PRODUCT, NATURE, AND LIFE IN AEC. These are extraordinary times for civil engineering.

Top Ten 2017 3D Printer Developments

For the year 2017, the 3D printer industry evidenced solid overall industry growth with a lot of exciting product, software and material developments. HP Inc. HP’s first full year as a separate. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions 3d systems crowdsourcing desktop metal ge hasbro hp kickstarter mattel Seiko Epson stratasys Toys ‘R’ Us

Materialise e-Stage for metal 3D printing could accelerate additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

A frequent topic of discussion during last week’s formnext event was the progression of additive manufacturing towards production. The opening keynote address by Terry Wohlers addressed a pressing need to lower material costs, important if 3D printing was not to remain solely the preserve of prototypes and low volume, high value manufacturing. Materialise may have […]. 3D Software Airbus APWorks e-Stage Ingo Uckelmann Koen Neutjens magics Materialise Stefaan Motte

The wonder material in 3D Printing: Graphene


Graphene is the brand new material that has attracted t […]. The post The wonder material in 3D Printing: Graphene appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

What is Design Analysis?

Javelin Tech Tips

In its simplest terms, design analysis is a powerful software technology for simulating physical behavior on the computer. Will it break? Will it deform? Will it get too hot? These are the types of questions for which design analysis provides accurate answers.

3D Printing While Female: 2017

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. View the entire article via our website.

VTT suggests 5% of all spare parts could be digitally stored for 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a technological research organisation serving both the public and private sector, has completed research on the advantages of digitalising and 3D printing spare parts. The findings of the research, suggests that digitalisation could create a “competitive advantage” for businesses. The reasons given include increased availability, cost savings, customisation and […].

Zaha Hadid Architects: The Danjiang Bridge

3D Perspectives

The following article was originally published by Geoff Haines on the Desktop Engineering Blog and is reprinted with permission. Tweet: An analysis of #ZahaHadid Architects’ Danjiang Bridge project @Desktop_Eng @ZHA_News @3DSAEC [link]. The Project.

Preparing for a Multi-Release Upgrade Between SOLIDWORKS Versions

Javelin Tech Tips

Is it the Correct Time for Me to Upgrade? Customers upgrade their SOLIDWORKS licenses for a manner of reasons. Those same reasons may be identical to the reasoning that another company or organization chooses not to upgrade. As the old adage goes “If it ain’t broke – don’t fix it”, and this approach by and large works for many customers who do not have need of the latest feature-set available within the very latest releases.

Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

From model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled. View the entire article via our website.

Formnext 2017 the 3D Printing Industry review – part one

3D Printing Industry

The 3D Printing Industry team was in Frankfurt all week to see first hand what has become probably the most important event on the 3D printing calendar. Formnext is now a vast show spread over two large halls at the Frankfurt Messe. This year we’ll be breaking down our review into two separate articles. You […]. 3D Printers 3DCeram Adira Desktop Metal Formnext GE Additive Materialise MetalFab1 OR Laser Siemens SLM Solutions SondaSys SPEE3D Xact Metal

Black Friday: get your 25% offer for all 3D printings!


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Global Innovations, Countless Business Deals, and a Record Number of Visitors Make formnext 2017 a Resounding Success

Additive Manufacturing

A vibrant platform of innovation and networking formed a solid basis for outstanding business opportunities. This was the conclusion drawn by visitors and exhibitors who attended the formnext powered by tct 2017 from 14-17 November.

Maturation in 3D Printing Evident in Expansion at formnext 2017

Frankfurt played host from November 14th through 17th to tens of thousands of members of the 3D printing community. According to the organizers behind formnext 2017, more than 21,492 attendees walked. View the entire article via our website.

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Autodesk

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Duann Scott, additive manufacturing strategist at Autodesk, is […].

Printing Pathways to Medical Innovation

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions for treating peripheral and coronary artery disease (PAD and CAD).

Collecting information for SOLIDWORKS PDM Support

Javelin Tech Tips

When you are encountering issues using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional or Standard, the first thing that your Value Added Reseller’s SOLIDWORKS PDM Support technician will want to review in most cases are the log files, from both the local client and the server.

Changing the Economics of 3D Printing with Multi Jet Fusion: Interview with HP and Jabil

HP Inc. has been focused in a big way on the 3D printing industry, and the global company hasn’t exactly been playing it subtle. Catching up in the last week with HP and global solutions provider. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Exclusive Interviews 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews digital supply chain exclusive interview formnext formnext 2017 hp HP Multi Jet Fusion J Scott Schiller Jabil John Dulchinos scott schiller

Sicnova 3D announces “giant step in its strategy”

3D Printing Industry

Sicnova 3D, headquartered in Linares, Spain, has announced a series of agreements that the company believes are “a giant step in its strategy as a manufacturer.” Based at the Campus Científico-Tecnológico of Linares, Sicnova is a developer and manufacturer of advanced 3D solutions for industry. Products include the large format JCR 1000 and JCR 600 […]. 3D Printers Ángel Llavero Avi Reichental Cloneinspector 3D JCR 1000 JCR 600 Techniplas XYZPrinting

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Raising the Bar in R&D with Digitalization and the Digital Enterprise (video)

Tech Clarity

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV explores how food and beverage industry can avoid industry disruption from a new class of competitors, including the likes of Amazon, Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and others.

ORNL Wins Nine R&D 100 Awards

Additive Manufacturing

By Sean Simoneau, ORNL Communications | OAK RIDGE, Tenn., 20, 2017 — Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received nine R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advancements in science and technology. The honorees were recognized over the weekend at the 55 th annual R&D 100 Conference, sponsored by R&D Magazine.

HP and Seiko Epson's DNA and the Evolution of 2D Printing to 3D Printing

Like individuals, large corporations reflect the positive and negative characteristics of their ancestors. Seiko Epson, the huge Japanese 2D printing company like HP before them has announced they. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 2d printing 2d to 3d hp Seiko Epson

Skorpion Engineering transforms prototyping with Stratasys 3D printers

3D Printing Industry

Skorpion Engineering, a luxury automotive service bureau, is now producing complex automotive prototypes and components up to 1.5 times faster than by traditional means using 3D printing The service bureau uses Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D printers to 3D print exterior and interior prototypes from metal and multi-materials within 24 hours of a customer request. […]. Transport Fortus 900mc Italo Moriggi Skorpion Engineering Stratasys Stratasys Connex 350 Stratasys Fortus

SOLIDWORKS 2018 – STEP & Decals for eDrawings #SOLIDWORKS #SW2018

Michael Lord

SOLIDWORKS 2018 introduces a couple of very interesting enhancements to eDrawings 2018. Now when either Publishing to/ or Saving As a eDrawings format, from within SOLIDWORKS 2018, a new Save […]. eDrawings SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS 2018 edrawings eDrawings 2018 solidworks

“Scalmalloy® by APWORKS“ – Partnership Between APWORKS and TOYAL Announced

Additive Manufacturing

APWORKS and TOYAL announce a strategic partnership in the further development, production and distribution of Scalmalloy®.

The Journey with GE Additive: Concept Laser CEO Details Plans for Metal Additive Manufacturing

We’ve been expecting big things since mid-2016 when global giant General Electric (GE) announced its billion-dollar intentions in the additive manufacturing industry. With more big names getting into. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Exclusive Interviews Metal 3D Printing 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews ATLAS atlas 3d printer concept laser exclusive interview formnext formnext 2017 Frank Herzog GE Additive