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Welcome Elecworks Customers to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS!

The Solidworks Blog

As you may have heard Dassault Systèmes acquired the Elecworks product line from Trace Software International. For all full briefing of the press release please visit this location.

How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

Since we first launched, Shapeways has been passionate about supporting innovation in the robotics industry, developing accessible tools and high-quality, flexible materials that expand what’s possible.

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Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

Case Study: A 3D Printed Patient Specific Partial Finger Prosthesis

3DPrint.com

From the University of Nebraska at Omaha, researchers Keaton Young, James E. Pierce, and James M. Zuniga explore prosthetics made via 3D printing in ‘Assessment of body-powered 3D printed. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Medical 3D Printing 3d printed prosthetics pla ultimaker 2 extended University of Nebraska at Omaha

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.

White Coats can Jump: How Science and Technology are Shaping the Future of Basketball

The Solidworks Blog

Five versus five. Two very high goals. And the bounciest ball in all of team sports. Basketball is one of the most distinctive and instantly recognisable games across the globe. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry. It inspires slavish devotion from its supporters.

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NASA is using 3D printing to develop soft robots for space exploration

3D Printing Industry

A pair of researchers at NASA are using 3D printing to help bring soft robotics to space. Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick, interns at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are investigating the viability of using soft robotics for space exploration and assembly.

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Maker and Veteran Tim O’Sullivan Completes Third Life-Size 3D Printed Movie Character Suit

3DPrint.com

A project that began as an ambitious therapeutic task for military veteran Tim O’Sullivan after he returned home wounded from combat has evolved into something so much greater. In 2016, View the entire article via our website.

The Evolution of a Good Idea: from Concept to Company [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

Ever had a good product idea? Of course you have. Whenever you identify a need or a problem and a new way to solve or fulfill it, there is always a potential product in the making. As it has been said: “Necessity is the mother of invention.”.

BAE Systems 3D printing enables first ever flight using supersonically blown air

3D Printing Industry

Drone development undertaken by BAE Systems in collaboration with The University of Manchester has reached a new landmark. Earlier in May this year, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed trials proving the capabilities of its “flap-free” flight technologies.

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3DEXPERIENCE platform opens up new horizons of connectivity

3D Perspectives

Today, cars are a huge part of everyday life for many around the globe and are considered as the third living space besides home and office.

The Perfect Match? Using 3D Printing and LEGO for Better Prototyping

3DPrint.com

While 3D printing has become a force in on-demand product manufacturing and a catalyst for creating many different functional objects, the technology was created to allow engineers to create rapid. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed prototypes 3D printing and LEGOs LEGO prototypes

Exploring XR Part 3 – VR (Virtual Reality) in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Extended Reality (XR) is a new and exciting development that is offered in some existing SOLIDWORKS products, allowing you to interact with your 3D models like never before. We have created a miniseries of five-minute videos to introduce and explore the topic.

3D printing to provide housing for low-income community in Latin America

3D Printing Industry

Fuseproject, a design studio based in San Francisco, has revealed details regarding its collaborative project with New Story, a non-profit organization fighting homelessness, and ICON, a Texas-based construction technologies company, to 3D print houses in Latin America.

What about 3D printed orthoses?

Sculpteo

3D printed prosthetics, 3D printed casts, there is no d […]. The post What about 3D printed orthoses? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Inside 3D Printing Seoul Unveils this Year’s Conference Agenda

3DPrint.com

It is always best to have an opportunity to explore the latest additive manufacturing trends and technologies in one place at one time. Inside 3D Printing Seoul taking place on June 26-28 in Seoul, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing korea 3d printing south korean inside 3d printing Korea show

Messer – Scaling Up AM Production Requires Repeatable Quality

Additive Manufacturing

Innovative solutions for controlling quality before, during and after metal additive manufacturing featured at RAPID+TCT.

3D Printing Industry preview the Rapidia two-step metal and ceramic 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Recently 3D Printing Industry was invited to visit the Vancouver HQ of 3D printer OEM Rapidia. In this visit, we were given a preview of the company’s new two-step metal and ceramic 3D printer.

8 best 3D printing tips you need to know!

Sculpteo

If you are already using additive manufacturing, this b […]. The post 8 best 3D printing tips you need to know! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

An Indian Bioprinting Startup is Working on 3D Printed ‘Liquid Cornea’ for Corneal Grafts

3DPrint.com

In the last few years, there has been a continuous growth of bioprinting companies around the world, probably because the medical field is one of the most exciting industries taking advantage of 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting Medical 3D Printing 3d printed cornea bioengineering tissue blindness cornea-specific bioink Pandorum Technologies regenerative medicine

Machining projects are more affordable than you think

3E Rapid Prototyping

For many businesses, the prospect of hiring a manufacturer for a CNC machining project can seem daunting. Machining is a complex process that requires comprehensive planning, a skilled machinist, and sometimes a large block of material.

3D printed cornea tissue aims to tackle blindness

3D Printing Industry

Pandorum Technologies Pvt., a Bangalore-based biotechnology company, has used 3D bioprinted cornea tissue to promote scarless healing of wounds in the eye. “In In India alone, there are over a million people suffering from a bilateral loss of vision due to corneal disorders, and at least a few folds more from unilateral corneal blindness,” said Dr. […]. Medical & Dental European Molecular Biology Labs Indian Institute of Science LV Prasad Eye Institute Pandorum Technologies Pvt.

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Successful Installation of the First Photonic Professional GT2 at KEIO University in Japan

Additive Manufacturing

By Nanoscribe GmbH. Karlsruhe/ Tokyo-Kanagawa The KEIO University , one of Japan’s most prestigious private university is the first customer using Nanoscribe´s latest 3D printer model Photonic Professional GT2.

Industry Experts Interview Naomi Kaempfer

3DPrint.com

Naomi Kaempfer Naomi Kaempfer is the Creative Director of Art, Fashion and Design for Stratasys. She has a wide background of experience within the 3D printing and fashion realm. Kaempfer specialises. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D printed fashion Exclusive Interviews 3D designer 3d printed fashion art customization design fashion fashion industry geometry Iris van Herpen materialise Polyjet technology stratasys tech technology wearables

Why are Blue Folders being displayed in SOLIDWORKS PDM?

Javelin Tech Tips

Are you seeing SOLIDWORKS PDM blue folders in your vault view, instead of the standard green colour? Blue Folders. If so, this simply means you are working offline and not connected live to the vault server.

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Avoiding STEP and IGES File Import Issues

DASI Solutions

Written by Maurice Cherian, Application Engineer In SOLIDWORKS 2017 the “3D Interconnect” import option was added to the program.

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5 steps from idea to mass production

3E Rapid Prototyping

Bringing a product design to market – no matter how physically large or small – is no easy feat. Working out a 3D CAD model of your new design is half of the battle, but the steps along the way can make or break your project.

US Researchers Continue to Improve 3D Printed Prosthetics for Children

3DPrint.com

US researchers from the University of Central Florida and Oregon Health and Science University have come together to review the history not only of prosthetics overall in the medical field but also. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed children's prosthetics 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed replacement limbs children's prosthetics custom prosthetic Oregon Health and Science University ucf university of central florida

SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Database Wrong Version!

Javelin Tech Tips

If SOLIDWORKS is updated to a later service pack, you may find that SOLIDWORKS Toolbox fails with a message stating that the Toolbox database is “…not the expected version”, thereby preventing it’s use.

GE Research develops quantum-secure “powder to print” blockchain for 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team from GE Research’s cutting-edge Forge Lab has developed a super-secure blockchain network for additive manufacturing. Designed to manage and protect 3D printing transactions from powder supply through to the finished product, this system encrypts data in a way that promises to withstand attack by quantum computers. Benjamin Beckmann, Blockchain Leader at GE Research, explains, “The demonstration […].

DSM and Origin Announce Partnership to Enable New Materials for Origin’s Open Additive Manufacturing Platform

Additive Manufacturing

Geleen, The Netherlands / San Francisco, CA, USA, 15 May 2019 – Royal DSM , a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced it is entering in a partnership with Origin , the San Francisco-based pioneer in Open Additive Manufacturing.

University of Pittsburgh Develops Depowdering Machine for Metal Printing

3DPrint.com

The University of Pittsburgh has developed a depowdering solution for metal 3D printers that could significantly reduce the cost of 3D printed metal parts. Lead by Professor Albert To, a team of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing ANSYS AMRL depowdering DMLS metal 3d printing post processing powder bed fusion SLM University of Pittsburgh

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Sketch Bend vs Edge Flange

Javelin Tech Tips

Today we are going to decide which is the better tool to use when adding flanges to a sheet metal part: Sketch Bend vs Edge Flange. Sketch Bend and Edge Flange are two very different tools that produce similar results. Why do they exist if they do the same thing?

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Nike develops AR shoe-size recommendation app, Nike Fit

3D Printing Industry

The American footwear company, Nike, has developed an app that uses 3D scanning to recommend ideal shoe size for customers. Nike Fit is a digital foot measuring software designed to solve the problem of choosing shoe sizes incorrectly. According to Nike, “60% of people at any given time are walking around in the wrong size […]. Consumer Products Adam Sussman Dr. Scholl Formlabs Gillette Invertex MOREL Nike Nike Fit Wiivv

DuPont to Launch Multiple New Semi-crystalline Products for 3D Printing at RAPID + TCT 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Company R&D Programs Manager to present on high-performance materials for 3D printing on May 23 at 10:15 a.m. WILMINGTON, Del.,

The Rise of Compact Industrial Metal 3D Printers

3DPrint.com

Metal additive manufacturing continues to be one of the most influential next-generation technologies. While metal 3D printing is a hot topic in the industry, most of the focus has been on. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing

How to re-enable automatic local vault refresh in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

If you’re using SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019, then you’ve likely noticed some changes to the local vault view. As part of the performance improvements in 2019 , the frequency that Windows Explorer completes a refresh has been reduced.