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Five Simple and Useful 3D Printable Tools by Black Beard Projects

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Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam? Wait No Longer

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As of January 1, 2019, we have changed our re-take policy on all our customer-facing and academic certification exams. The Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert ( CSWE ) which is considered to be the most challenging exam we offer has now been changed from 180 days, to just 90 days!

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Partially 3D Printed Bricks Generate Electricity Through Temperature Changes

Bricks have been in use as building materials for millennia, but they can do so much more when science and technology are applied. A group of scientists led by King’s College London have. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed bricks Arizona State University bricks electricity King's College London university of new south wales

MIT researchers automate reverse engineering of 3D models

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of editing CAD models. Described in the paper, InverseCSG: Automatic Conversion of 3D Models to CSG Trees, this method makes it easier and time-effective to customize 3D models and recover their metadata.

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.

Leon's DIY CNC with 3D Printed Parts

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Project developed by: Leon van den Beukel Project GitHub: [link]. cnc cnc mill diy

Why SOLIDWORKS World is More Like a Family Reunion

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My name is Joe N. Lance, Principal Mechanical Technologist at Halliburton in Houston Texas.

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2019 we see a few enhancements with eDrawings Professional 2019. The most significant of those would have to be the ability to save a file […]. eDrawings SolidWorks solidworks 2019

DIY Wire Bender with 3D Printed Parts and Arduino Control

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Project page with all the details: [link]. arduino diy tool wire wire bender

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Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops engineering grade wood-based 3D printer filament

3D Printing Industry

A Canadian bioplastic company, Advanced BioCarbon 3D (ABC3D), has developed wood-based bioplastic materials for use in 3D printing. Founded in 2016, ABC3D was listed among the top five hundred deep tech start-ups around the world by Hello Tomorrow, a French tech accelerator.

The State and Future of 3D Printing at The End of 2018

For the first time, it seems patently obvious where 3D printing is heading. There is almost universal agreement on what is going on and what the future developments are to be. Its a comforting time. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed soft robotics 3d printing customization depowdering Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2016 microfluidics

Final Chance for DJI Winter Sale on Mavic Air, Spark, and more

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DJI will be officially ending their winter sale on drones and other items tomorrow at midnight. This is your final chance until sometime in the spring to get a deep discount on DJI products. These are the drones that DJI has on sale: Mavic Air for $699 (save $100, was $799). Mavic Air Fly More Combo for $899 (save $100, was $999). Spark for $359 (save $40, was $399). Spark Fly More Combo $459 (save $90, was $549). DJI Tello $79 (save $20, was $99).

Top 3D Innovations Blog Posts of 2018

3D Innovations

To close out the year, we are sharing the top four 3D Innovations blog post of 2018. This past year, our readers were particularly interested in 3D printing technology, how to get your product idea off the ground, product development as well as STEM education. Get Your Product Idea Off the Ground.

3D Printing Industry review of the year October 2018

3D Printing Industry

For the 3D printing industry, October 2018 was a month of progress and milestones. This month brought an extinct species back to life, and Apple’s 3D printer closer to birth. Flying higher with 3D printing October was a big month for GE Additive.

VA Hospital Uses 3D Printing to Create the Perfect Mandibular Implant

When a patient’s lower jaw bone is removed due to injury or disease, it can be replaced by a mandibular implant. Unfortunately, these implants only come in a limited number of sizes – View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed mandible 3d printed models stratasys VA Puget Sound Health Care Center

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Linked Custom Properties in Mirrored Assembly

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2019 can now link custom properties of an opposite-hand mirrored assembly. Mirrored part files already had the ability to transfer the custom properties. Now custom (or configuration-specific) properties can be transferred to the new assembly file.

3D Scanning Forensic Methods

Modern Tech

Forensic teams have been documenting crime scenes with cameras for decades. They also use approximate measurement methods, such as a tape measure, that can only be performed at the crime scene.

BMW unveils Individual M850i Night Sky with 3D printed meteoric parts

3D Printing Industry

German multinational automotive company BMW Group, has introduced the BMW Individual M850i Night Sky car, including parts made by additive manufacturing.

Arburg Demonstrating Freeformer 3D Printers Live at Upcoming TCT Asia

German family-owned company Arburg had over 50 years of experience in building injection molding machines before it entered the 3D printing market in 2014 with the release of its. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Events 3d printed medical solutions 3d printed seal 3d printing event 3D printing exhibition 3D printing functional parts Arburg Freeformer freeformer 3d printer germany tct asia

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How to Show Preview Tabs in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Local Vault View

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PDM Local Vault View, there is an option to select/deselect the Show preview tabs to get more information about the files/folders in the PDM Vault. Missing Preview Tabs. Preview tabs can be turned on by right-clicking in the window and select View > Show preview tabs.

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Trump hypes jobs relocating back to the US. Are they?

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By Jason Margolis , Public Radio International (PRI). President Donald Trump once named his style of elocution “ truthful hyperbole ” — what he described as a form of promotion to get people excited.

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IBM files patent for hologram 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

American multinational IT company International Business Machines Corp, better know as IBM, has filed a patent relating to “3D printing on the surface of an acoustic hologram.” ” First submitted in June 2017, the document has now been published online for public knowledge. An incredibly ambitious invention, the IBM acoustic hologram 3D printer presents the potential […]. 3D Printers Abhay K.

More Information on Version 2.0 of SelfCAD’s 3D Modeling Software

We first heard about online 3D modeling software SelfCAD last year, though it was founded back in 2015 and launched in 2016 by CEO Aaron Breuer. The all-in-one, browser-based software simplifies the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Software 3D modeling 3d modeling software 3D sculpting 3D sketching 3D software platform SelfCAD slicer software update

Opening Large Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS Composer

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Composer works hand in hand with SOLIDWORKS CAD by converting part and assembly files to workable models for documentation.

Renishaw Celebrates 40 Years of Apprentices With Record Intake

Additive Manufacturing

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw is recruiting for a record 68 apprentices across its Gloucestershire and South Wales sites. The 2019 intake will be the 40th round of apprentices to join Renishaw, which has taken apprentices every year since 1979.

3D printing at the core of KCL electricity generating bricks

3D Printing Industry

A team of researchers at King’s College London (KCL) have discovered how to make house bricks capable of generating their own electricity. Completed by a 3D printed core, the blocks require no recharging and could generate power for an indefinite period of time. The team behind the bricks believe they could have a significant impact on […]. Research Dr. Leigh Aldous electricity gyroid KCL King's College London Leigh Aldous thermogalvanic cell

Researchers Create Better Techniques for 3D Printing Surgical Models

Medical professionals and surgeons around the world have been greatly helped with the emergence and innovation of 3D printed models that not only help pinpoint a diagnosis, but also educate patients. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed anatomical models 3d printed medical models 3D printing workflows

How to define SOLIDWORKS Manage Working Days & Hours for Projects

Javelin Tech Tips

To help determine the total time available to complete a project stage, a SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator can define the company default working days and hours. A user can then refine these hours based on their availability.

New Blog Series: Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Modern Tech

The release of SOLIDWORKS 2019 provides many enhancements and improvements, most of which were created in response to requests from customers like yourself. These enhancements deliver improvements to existing products as well as introduce new functionality.

Catalonia researchers 3D bioprint muscle for soft robotics

3D Printing Industry

A team of scientists from the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) has used 3D bioprinting to fabricate muscles for applications in soft robotics. Samuel Sanchez, a co-author of the research and professor at the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, said, “Bio-inspired soft robotics is an exciting new discipline, as it may help us […]. Research 3D Bioprinting Ariadna Pérez?Jiménez

Artists Embrace Possibilities Offered by 3D Printing

3D printing has opened up new doors in the art world, allowing artists to create geometries that would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to create by other means. Brad Jirka and Katherine. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing Bohemiawerks Brad Jirka Katherine Jones Minneapolis College of Art and Design

How to enable Rich Text in SOLIDWORKS Manage Memo Fields

Javelin Tech Tips

When editing or creating an Object Memo Field, within the Administration Options. Object Fields Memo Field Selected. From Options tab, the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator can enable Use Rich Text Format. . Enabling a Memo Field to Save Rich Text.

Best High Refresh Rate Monitors

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If you mostly play fast-paced competitive games like Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, upgrading to a high refresh rate monitor can be a game-changing decision. You get increased smoothness when gaming, assuming your graphics card is also on point.

BP identifies ‘transformational’ potential of 3D printing in oil & gas

3D Printing Industry

British multinational oil and gas company BP has confirmed it is using 3D printing to manufacture components for its petrochemicals business. The company previously began integrating additive manufacturing to produce parts within its chemicals division, including agitators used inside catalytic reactors. According to recent comments from David Eyton, BP’s head of technology, “3D printers are fantastic […]. Business BP BP Ventures David Eyton DNV GL

Advanced BioCarbon 3D Turns to Trees for High-Performance 3D Printing Materials

One great thing about the 3D printing industry is that it’s full of environmentally conscious people. Individuals and companies in the field of 3D printing are constantly trying to come up with. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed wood ABC3D Advanced BioCarbon 3D bioplastics Canada sustainability wood 3d printing wood filament

How to Perform an OR Type Search in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PDM entering values within multiple controls on a search card, performs an AND condition type search: SOLIDWORKS PDM ‘AND’ condition type search.

5 Frustration Working with Contract Manufacturers (guest post)

Tech Clarity

What challenges do manufacturers encounter when working with contract manufacturers? What should they do to reduce the frustration and streamline the relationship?