Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

Selecting Parts for AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Adopting additive manufacturing (AM) for serial production is one of the biggest and most interesting recent trends in industry. Many companies want to know the secret of how to choose parts that are a good fit.

3D Printing with Plywood Sheets Combining CNC Cutting and Glue by Shane Wighton

DIY 3D Printing

Project homepage: [link]. 3d printing wood cnc glue plywood

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TU Delft engineers develop self-aware 3D printed soft robots

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, have created mulitcolored 3D printed sensors to aid the self-awareness and adaptability of soft robots.

Will a Part Fit on Printer? Find out Fast with New Library of 3D Printer Build Volumes

The Solidworks Blog

Earlier this month, the 3DEXPERIENCE platform received a major update, and with that came a flood of new features to SOLIDWORKS xDesign. SOLIDWORKS xDesign is a 3D parametric modeling “ App ” that runs completely in a web browser and is built on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

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.

Materialise Acquires Engimplan, Enters the Medical Device Market

Materialise is the leader in 3D printing software. Additionally, the firm has a 3D printing service bureau. By leveraging its learnings in manufacturing it can improve its software; while. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed orthopedic braces 3D printed orthopedic implants 3d printed orthopedics 3D-CMF CMF Digital Orthopedic Laboratory engimplan ortho orthopedic

Evolving next generation race car design with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Sustainable mobility solutions are driving innovation in the automotive industry, as customers want cleaner driving solutions. This demand is extending into the world of competitive racing.

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The One About the Bioengineer, SOLIDWORKS, and Super Mario Bros.

The Solidworks Blog

When I used to train users from around the world on how to use SOLIDWORKS products, I was often struck by both the differences and the commonalities that existed between members of our user community.

Open Source DIY Telescope Prime Features Raspberry Pi and 3D Printed Parts

While the majority of us are not astronauts, there is a tool that can be used in your home to make you feel like you’re just a little bit closer. The post Open Source DIY Telescope Prime. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d model 3d printed prototype 3d printed telescope astronomy diy project Flashforge 3D printer open source outer space PLA material poland raspberry pi space telescope Sygnis New Technologies Telescope Prime

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What’s the status with sustainable manufacturing?

3D Perspectives

Most companies today are on a journey towards sustainability.

Custom 3D printed HEXR cycling helmets are now shipping to customers

3D Printing Industry

HEXR helmets, the custom 3D printed bicycle helmets formerly known as HEXO, has now begun shipping to customers. Developed by London-based technology startup Hexr, Ltd., the helmet underwent final safety testing and design changes over the last six months, as well as a name change due to trademark issues behind the original HEXO title with […]. Consumer Products EOS HEXO HEXR Jamie Cook

Hacking a Foam Glider with Your Seven-Year-Old

The Solidworks Blog

Editor’s Note: We’re partnering with 3DAeroventures, Eric’s brand new YouTube channel, to help bring you a four-part video series on the hacking of a foam glider! The aim?

Assessing the Effectiveness of 3D Printed Medical Models for Renal Surgeries

Catalina Lupulescu and Zhonghua Sun explore the valuable connection between 3D printing and progressive treatment for kidney patients in the recently published ‘A Systematic Review of the Clinical. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D medical software 3D printed kidney models 3d printed medical models PolyJet 3D Printing renal disease stereolithography (SLA) TangoPlus

The Early-Stage of Hardware Product Development

3D Innovations

When it comes to hardware product development the road to success is often winding and full of bumps and roadblocks, rarely is it linear. Navigating these unforeseen challenges can be overwhelming for many first-time entrepreneurs.

VELO3D ships largest order of Sapphire metal 3D printers to aerospace customer

3D Printing Industry

Californian metal 3D printer provider VELO3D has announced the largest order of its laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) Sapphire system. The company will deliver an additional four 3D metal printers to an undisclosed aerospace customer, bringing its installed base of Sapphire systems to a total of nine.

A Smooth New Finish For Black PA12

Shapeways Blog

Here at Shapeways, we’re hard at work searching for the best 3D printing materials and making them available to our users. It’s our mission to ensure that you always have the perfect match for your product’s specific characteristics and needs.

Interview with Gil Lavi on the Past 12 Months in Additive Manufacturing

I’m still trying to interview as many 3D printing resellers worldwide (want to be included, contact me!). I’m very interested in how they are “crossing the chasm” from desktop. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3D Alliances channel Gil Lavi mosaic manufacturing reseller Xjet XJet 3D printing technology

Cool 3D Printed Cement Art

DIY 3D Printing

3d printing in cement art concrete

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Physna raises $6.9 million to develop “Google of 3D models”

3D Printing Industry

Physna, a Cincinnati-based 3D modeling software startup, has announced the completion of a $6.9 million series A funding round, led by Columbus venture capital firm Drive Capital. Using the investment, Physna will further the development of its 3D model search engine, which allows users to compare and analyze thousands of 3D models for the purpose […]. 3D Software Drive Capital Mark Kvamme Oracle Paul Powers Physna PTC Purdue University Siemens

Medical 3D printing applications: Everything you need to know


Surgeons, students, dentists, do you know that 3D print […]. The post Medical 3D printing applications: Everything you need to know appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Exploring the Benefits of 3D Printing for Hip Joints

In the recently published ‘Clinical Applications of 3-Dimensional Printing Technology in Hip Joint,’ authors Run?zhi zhi Xia BS, Zan?jing jing Zhai MD, Yong?yun yun Chang BS, and Hui?wu wu Li MD explore current. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed hip joints 3d printed medical instruments 3d printed medical models 3d printed prostheses 3D printed surgical instruments custom prosthetic

3D Printing in Metal: More than Jewelry!


The shine of 3D-printed jewelry can eclipse other 3D-printed metals that could open up options for your next 3D design. Don’t get us wrong, we love 3D-printed jewelry and the amazing jewelry designers we meet but we wouldn’t want you to miss any opportunities to create the best 3D prints possible.

Airbus and Sigma Labs partner to qualify metal 3D printing for aerospace

3D Printing Industry

Sigma Labs, a Santa Fe-based additive manufacturing software developer, has announced a collaboration with international aerospace company Airbus to deploy Sigma Labs’ PrintRite3D quality assurance software. Airbus will use the Rapid Test and Evaluation Program of the new PrintRite3D version 5.0 to test and evaluate metal additive manufacturing for serial production of printed parts in […]. Aerospace airbus In-Process Quality Assurance John Rice PrintRite3D Sigma Labs

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional: Top Three Replication Best Practices

Modern Tech

Replication is a feature in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional that allows you to have a single vault that is used across many geographically separated locations. This increases the software’s performance and provides the user with a better experience.

Annie Foo Shoe Design Relies on 3D Printing for Bespoke Styles

“The world doesn’t need more shoes, but it deserves innovation.” – Annie Foo The Annie Foo Design company is busy fashioning the future. A London local who is embracing the. The post Annie Foo. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed fashion 3d printed shoes Annie Foo Design Bespoke shoes

Electric, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Podcast Part III

3D Perspectives

Consumers are expecting radically different vehicles to show up on the road to get them from point A to point B. Future-forward innovators need to be aware of what is expected and provide consumers with an end product that will meet demands and even exceed expectations.

The benefits of combining traditional and additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

3D Systems On Demand is a service bureau fulfilling the needs of customers seeking prototyping and low-volume parts production. Offering a mixture of traditional and additive manufacturing processes, the company has capabilities in 3D printing, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, metal die casting and plastic injection molding. Though part of a highly competitive service bureau […]. Applications 3D Systems 3D Systems On demand

MakerBot Announces the New MakerBot Method X

Modern Tech

MakerBot has announced an enhanced version of their new MakerBot Method 3D printing platform, the Method X.

Penn State professor gets 1.5 million dollars for research into medical projects

At universities across the United States funding is helping academic research of scientific processes advance the medical field, especially when it comes to bioengineered tissues and organoids that. View the entire article via our website.

Which laser cutting material for which application?


You may know Sculpteo as a 3D printing service, but do […]. The post Which laser cutting material for which application? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D modelling drives productivity at U.S. Department of Energy

3D Printing Industry

A new initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE) Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC) is using 3D printing to drive manufacturing speed and productivity. In partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, engineers from multinational manufacturing conglomerate Honeywell are integrating algorithms and 3D simulation to optimize the design and production of 3D printed and traditionally machined parts. A study comparing […].

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Plastics

Modern Tech

A day without using plastic parts is unimaginable. From consumer electronics to children’s toys, kitchen gadgets and medical devices, the use of components made from plastic materials has steadily increased.

3D Printing News Briefs: July 29, 2019

We’ve got some business to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has acquired HK Holdings and all its subsidiaries, Ascent Aerospace is. View the entire article via our website.

Dobot Magician Serves up Coffee


The Yummy Future Robot Café can be found on the University of Illinois campus. It is a café that opened in Spring 2019. Co-founded by Guangzhe Cui, the café uses a robotic machine to serve up about 100-200 cups of coffee per day.

Exploring the limits of the.stl through 3D printing film

3D Printing Industry

Joseph Coddington, a masters student at Victoria University of Wellington, has conducted a project to establish voxel 3D printing as a new means of film capture. Though it may sound bizarre, Coddington’s goals with this experiment could present a valuable alternative to the.stl file. This whole project looked at replacing CAD software by using […]. Art & Sculpture Joseph Conddinton Stratasys J750 Victoria University of Wellington

What's New With GrabCAD Print: Versions 1.29, 1.30 & 1.31

Modern Tech

Stratasys GrabCAD Print is a sophisticated 3D printing app that allows designers and engineers to prepare, schedule and monitor 3D printing jobs. Since its release, GrabCAD has continued to make exciting updates to this software and we will be updating you every other month on its new features.

Interview with Korean Firm Graphy on Developing Cutting Edge Photopolymers for 3D Printing

Whereas FDM knowledge has been spread far and wide DLP and SLA learnings are often locked away behind closed doors. Only recently have we started to see many low-cost SLA. The post Interview with. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Exclusive Interviews 3d printing resins Creator dlp dlp sla Graphy Korea MSLA photopolymer photopolymerization photopolymers sla vat polymerization