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NASA Wants Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make More Rocket Engines with 3D-Printed Parts

3DPrint.com

On its first launch, NASA‘s uncrewed Space Launch System (SLS) mega-rocket will go on a trip around the Moon as part of the initial test flight for the Artemis 1. The post NASA Wants Aerojet. View the entire article via our website.

5 Tips to Make Your 3D Prints Cheaper

i.materialise

Receiving a high-quality print for an affordable price is the number one concern for most 3D printing enthusiasts. So it’s about time to reveal some simple tricks that can reduce your 3D printing costs enormously. Trick #1: Compare 3D Printing Materials. Each material comes with its own price.

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Rice University lab creates temperature-controlled 4D printing method

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, have developed a new method for enabling increased control over shape-shifting materials in 4D printing, thereby making the process more practical.

Polishing PolyJet 3D Printed Parts

Modern Tech

Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology can produce some amazingly detailed parts that can mimic a wide range of rigid and flexible materials – even full-color and transparent parts.

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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.

Collaborative Research to Develop Custom, 3D-Printed Nitinol Stents for Children

3DPrint.com

The use of stents for treating children with congenital heart disease is challenging. This is one of the reasons why the annual number of stent procedures in these cases remains. The post. View the entire article via our website.

Executive Strategies for Long-Term Business Success 2020+ (Survey Invitation)

Tech Clarity

How do leading companies develop their products, services, workforce, and business for long-term, sustainable business success? Please take 10 to 15 minutes to fill out this short survey to share your perspective. As a thank you, we’ll send you a free copy of the report summarizing our findings.

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The most popular plastic injection molding materials

3E Rapid Prototyping

Injection molding is the most widely used manufacturing process for plastic parts. So it’s no surprise that there are many plastics available for injection molding, all of which are available in pellet form. Moldable plastics range from highly durable polycarbonate to impact-resistant ABS.

Phil Schultz of 3D Systems on 3D Printing Supply Chain Assurance

3DPrint.com

Phil Schultz is executive vice president of Operations at 3D Systems. As a seasoned 3D printing exec, he leads all on-demand operations there. Before that, he lead Foxconn’s printing business. View the entire article via our website.

F120 vs. F170: Understanding The Stratasys F123 Series

Purple Platypus

The F123 Series: Making FDM Accessible. Whether you’re looking for draft-concept iterations or high-quality functional prototypes, the Stratasys F123 Series printers are perfect for your needs.

Chinese researchers 3D print flexible motion sensors using DLP technology

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Technology have 3D printed a tough and conductive polymer hydrogel (CPH) based on a double network to produce flexible wearable motion sensors. The sensors were tested and evaluated for their mechanical and electroconductive properties.

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Should I Change from AutoCAD to DraftSight?

Modern Tech

For some, working in AutoCAD feels like a comfortable, well-worn glove.

Comparing 3D-Printed and Traditional Guide Plates for Placing Orthodontic Brackets

3DPrint.com

The most important part of orthodontic treatment is the correct positioning and bonding of the brackets. Direct bonding is less accurate and often takes longer due to saliva and inaccessible. View the entire article via our website.

State of 3D printing 2020 focus : Women in 3D printing

Sculpteo

As the search for more equality between genders gains i […]. The post State of 3D printing 2020 focus : Women in 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Illinois researchers mimic vibrant colors of nature using modified 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Researchers based in the U.S. have produced a study detailing a modified 3D printing process that provides a versatile approach to producing multiple colors from a single ink.

Why Is The Aircraft Industry Using 3D Printing?

Shapeways Blog

While as of the time of writing, the air travel industry is facing significant difficulties in the face of pandemic-driven reductions in flights, for many years aircraft have been proving one of the fastest-growing applications for 3D printing around the world.

3DOptimizer Released: Software for Perfecting Your Print Settings

3DPrint.com

Dialing in materials and printers is a 3D printing chore. Sometimes it takes hours to develop optimal settings. Most of us change and dial in settings in a random or. The post 3DOptimizer. View the entire article via our website.

TriMech Cloud Primer 101: Location Freedom

Modern Tech

Now more than ever, design teams are looking for the best ways to stay connected to ensure seamless interactions between different areas of their organization.

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University of California San Diego researchers use 3D printing to create “insect-like” soft robots 

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have used 3D printing to produce soft and flexible, walking “insect-like” robots.

Polypropylene Material to Expand 3D Printing Market

3D Printing Progress

HP is delivering a first of its kind Polypropylene material for additive manufacturing. Polypropylene is a versatile material ideal for a wide range of automotive, consumer, industrial, and medical applications

In Vivo Bioprinting Made Possible with Digital Near-infrared Photopolymerization

3DPrint.com

Researchers from Belgium, China, and the US have come together to study 3D bioprinting, working to expand noninvasive, in vivo applications further. Releasing the findings of their study in. View the entire article via our website.

FIBO Uses SOLIDWORKS to Design and Build Service Robots to Aid During COVID-19

The Solidworks Blog

The Institute of Field Robotics (FIBO) at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) is renowned for its robotics-related education courses. In line with accelerating Thailand’s Industry 4.0

Queensland University researchers call for clearer regulation of 3D printed medical devices

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from The University of Queensland in Australia have released a study which calls for clarification around the regulation of 3D printed devices that are used in the medical industry.

3DEO Ships 150,000 Production Parts, Breaking Ground in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Los Angeles, CA: June 9, 2020. 3DEO , a metal 3D printing technology company has shipped 150 thousand production parts for end-use applications.

COBOD Profitable and Reports Strong Growth in 3D Printed Construction

3DPrint.com

The additive construction industry has a lot of noise and very few signals in it. Danish firm COBOD is sending a signal today that construction 3D printing is alive and. The post COBOD Profitable. View the entire article via our website.

How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Javelin Tech Tips

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult.

U.S. researchers 3D print working carbon monoxide detector

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers from the University of Washington and Sandia National Laboratories have 3D printed a working carbon monoxide detector.

30 on 3D: Sectioning Parts In Materialise Magics

Purple Platypus

In this edition of 30 on 3D, Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, explains how to section parts using Materialise Magics. While there are a few different ways to section parts, with varying levels of complexity, let’s first break down a basic sectioning operation.

3DHEALS 2020 Virtual Medical Summit: 3D-Printed Materials in Healthcare

3DPrint.com

There were a multitude of sessions and sub-sessions to follow at 3DHEALS 2020 (running from June 5-6), with over 70 speakers and four workshops, covering many topics on complex design, The post. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Design Time Tracking and SR&ED

Javelin Tech Tips

When doing SOLIDWORKS design work, time tracking is a great idea. I have done a bunch of time studies in the manufacturing world and this helps dictate how long an expected operation should take.

Researchers use 3D printing to assemble nanoparticles into robust macroscale structures?

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the and Bremen University, have used 3D printing to assemble nanoparticles into strong macrostructures.

Why Should You Use CFD? (guest post)

Tech Clarity

Is structural analysis enough or should design engineers use CFD too? This guest post on the Siemens Solid Edge Blog explores this question. With product complexity increasing, it is harder than ever for engineers to make the right decision decisions.

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 12, 2020

3DPrint.com

In this week’s 3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, 3DEO is holding a webinar called “Manufacturing the Future” on June 16th, and Nexa3D is hosting a leadership forum. View the entire article via our website.

Top 50 Obscure SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks

Javelin Tech Tips

Over many years, SOLIDWORKS applications expert; Jim Peltier, has accumulated a list of more than 100 of tips and tricks. On June 25th, he is hosting a webinar that will present the top 50 time-saving tips from that list.

3D printing used to protect bus drivers at Seattle Children’s Hospital

3D Printing Industry

Californian rapid prototyping service provider GoProto and design and engineering specialist Function Foundry, have collaborated to help protect high-risk bus drivers at Seattle Children’s Hospital using 3D printing, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Children’s Hospital relies on a shared shuttle bus program to transport patients and staff. Recognizing a need to protect […].

Understanding Complex Material Behavior – Plasticity Models

The Solidworks Blog

There are geometric, material, and contact nonlinearities that can result from modeling with complex materials. As I mentioned in my previous blog , the Structural Performance Engineer role in SIMULIAworks was developed with SOLIDWORKS users in mind.

3D-Printed Car Manufacturer XEV Boasts 30,000 Orders

3DPrint.com

The ongoing pandemic has caused major disruption to the global economy, halting business and consumers from their normal purchases—big and small—and the automotive industry was certainly not spared. View the entire article via our website.