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U.S. Comeback in AM

Wohlers Talk

Is the U.S. making a comeback in additive manufacturing? Some might question whether the U.S. had fallen back in its position. In the 2000s, the U.S. definitely lost ground in a number of areas to the likes of China and Germany.

Miller's Planet attempts to build 3D Printed a brushless DC motor

DIY 3D Printing

He attempts to drive his DIY brushless DC motor with MOSFETS, opto-isolators, and hall effect sensors. Code is in the video description. dc motor electronics

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Air New Zealand’s Boeing 777-300ER fitted with 3D printed part before flight

3D Printing Industry

Air New Zealand, Microsoft, US-based supplier of aerospace parts Moog and ST Engineering from Singapore, joined together to install a 3D printed part on a Boeing 777-300ER, a wide-body commercial jet.

What Hardware Should I Choose for my CAD applications?

The Solidworks Blog

Whether you are purchasing a new machine or updating an existing machine, choosing the right hardware for the job can be tough. With a SOLIDWORKS technical support team of well over 100, SOLIDWORKS value-added reseller Solid Solutions puts systems to the test daily.

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.

Twist Light Reinvents the Lighting Industry

Shapeways Blog

What started out as an exploration into the flexible properties of different materials soon became a revolutionary product for Boston-based industrial designer Evan Gant. His design, the Twist Light, is a pendant light that transforms to adjust the brightness with a simple twist.

RepRap WHEELIOS by Nicholas Seward

DIY 3D Printing

Wheelios is interesting RepRap design by Nicholas Seward. It is a wheeled 3d printer that can theoreticaly print in infinite plane as it moves. Sure, it is a prototype and a concept, but the idea behind it can be developed further in the future and find some applications. large printer new diy 3d printer open source 3d printer reprap

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A major discovery for medical 3D printing: bionic pancreas


Once in a while a new solution to improve or sav […]. The post A major discovery for medical 3D printing: bionic pancreas appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

I Need Help! How to Have the Most Positive Experience with Tech Support

The Solidworks Blog

Why is this happening to me?! I just need to finish this project! We’ve all been here: you have a deadline looming and something you rely on and works almost all the time is letting you down in the moment.

How 3D Printing is Helping Wildlife Conservation

In recent years, a number of animals have gone extinct. Making matters worse, an increasing number are on the verge of extinction or their survival is threatened. There are a number of reasons that. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d design 3d printing bioprinting

Danish Technological Institute awarded € 10.6 million to develop 3D printed electronics

3D Printing Industry

Danish Technological Institute (DTI) has been granted €10.6 million to set up an Open Innovation Test Bed (OITB). Named LEE-BED, the center will focus on advancing the field of 3D printed electronics.

Call for SOLIDWORKS Artwork

DASI Solutions

DASI Solutions is excited to support the Pontiac Art Crawl on May 3rd. As part of our participation, DASI will be displaying SOLIDWORKS renderings and CAD models at our headquarters. If you have any SOLIDWORKS projects with artistic value please share … Continue reading →

New eDrawings Website is Live

The Solidworks Blog

We’ve been tinkering in our mad scientist lab and finally ready to unveil the brand new eDrawings website ! It’s now much easier to explore all the eDrawings products and learn about the direct benefits to using our solutions in your daily workflow.

Green Fab Lab: Using the Fab Lab To 3D Print New Things From Recycled Plastics

Fab labs, growing in popularity around the globe, have a reputation for being smaller forums where the tools are provided for creative manufacturing, often centered around 3D design and 3D printing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d print recycled plastic 3d printed recycling 3d printed sports equipment 3D printed upcycling Fab Lab fff 3d printer fused granular fabrication Gigabot 3D printer Green Fab Lab industrial 3d printing Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer

UMD and Rice take a big step forward for 3D printed human bone

3D Printing Industry

Scientists at Rice University and the University of Maryland (UMD) have outlined a new proof-of-concept for 3D printing artificial bone tissue. With results published in Acta Biomaterialia, the hope is that such tissues may one day help to damage related to arthritis and sporting accidents. Sean Bittner, a third-year bioengineering graduate student at Rice, National Science […]. Medical & Dental 3d printed bone Anthony J.Melchiorri Antonios G.Mikos.

Part 107 Changes Will Relax Commercial Drone Flight Restrictions

3D Printing Hub

Drone technology has gone through a lot of changes since the Part 107 rules were first implemented in 2016. As a result, the FAA has recently proposed a few changes to the Part 107 rules and restrictions. What are these proposed changes and how will they affect you as a commercial drone pilot?

Four Key Capabilities and Four Distinct Advantages of SOLIDWORKS Professional

The Solidworks Blog

Currently, nearly 200,000 companies and more than two million users have made SOLIDWORKS the world’s leading computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering application.

3D Printed Medical Models: There Is a Growing Need for Quality Assurance in Production

Researchers from around the US have convened to analyze the uses of 3D printed medical models further. In their recently published paper, ‘Methods for verification of 3D printed anatomic model. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed model quality assurance 3D printed model verification 3d printed models

Metallum3D, a new competitor in metal 3D printer filament, funded by CIT

3D Printing Industry

The Center for Innovative Technology’s (CIT) CIT GAP Funds early-stage investment firm headquartered in Virginia, has invested in Metallum3D, a local 3D printing materials manufacturer and service provider. With this new capital investment, Metallum3D will be able to carry out plans to grow its team; move to a larger office; expand its product development capabilities; and attract […]. Business CIT CIT GAP Funds Metallum3D Nelson Zambrana Thomas Weithman

How Do I Print Wood?

Modern Tech

The ultimate goal of 3D printing prototype models is to create a part as close to the final product or part as possible. Ideally, you would be able to test the part for functionality and/or appearance to determine if your design is the correct one.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 3: focus on sustainable cities

3D Perspectives

We are into the third day of Design in the Age of Experience! You can check day one and day two recaps as well.). Today’s sessions focused on how we design cities. As evolving ecosystems, cities are home to growing populations.

Casting New Light on Killer Applications

If there’s one constant throughout my career in both 2D and 3D printing, it’s that the key to growth lies in the ability to uncover and exploit “killer applications.” Nowadays people tend to think of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing customization disrpution life enabled mass customization prosthetic devices prosthetics splints

Filament startup Nefilatek launches 100% recycled plastic filament

3D Printing Industry

Nefilatek, a Montreal-based startup specializing in manufacturing recycled filament, has developed 3D printing filaments made from 100% recycled plastic. The company runs a Kickstarter page, where early adopters can choose between two types of filaments: Nefila HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) Black, and Nefila PC (Polycarbonate), which comes with reusable spool supports and eco-friendly packaging. With […].

10 Stunning 3D Prints in Polyamide (SLS)


Polyamide (SLS) is the all-rounder when it comes to 3D printing materials. It can be used for hand-painted sculptures, tech gadget prototypes, stunning fashion and jewelry design, or even pieces of art.

How to Design Parts for 3D Printing

3D Printing Hub

3D printing is an additive type of manufacturing process. It involves adding a new layer of material over the previous layer to make the final part.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 6, 2019

We’re starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a product launch announcement – 3YOURMIND launched the full version of its Agile MES software software this week at AMUG. View the entire article via our website.

The total cost of owning a 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

When looking to buy a 3D printer, the often-hidden costs of ownership can become tricky to manage when considering risk and budget. Beyond 3D printer hardware, these “hidden” costs can include supplemental consumables, materials, software, and training – all essential for efficient operation. Ultimaker believes in being transparent with its 3D printing platform. The company […]. Education Ultimaker Ultimaker S5

AREVO to Manufacture World’s First 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Unibody Bike Frames for New Line of eBikes from Franco Bicycles

Additive Manufacturing

“AREVO DNA™” Digital Composites Manufacturing Technology Represents a Breakthrough for the Global Bicycle Industry and Other Sectors.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 1: focus on materials in sustainable design

3D Perspectives

We are thrilled to share that our third Design in the Age of Experience is underway in Milan! For those not able to be at our event that is held alongside Milan Design Week , we are pleased to share a daily recap with you.

Scientists 3D Printing In Situ for Tissue Regeneration

3D printing is all about cutting out the middleman and offering greater self-sustainability to some very happy users—enjoying the benefits of 3D printing from the factory, home, or office, whenever. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printing in situ bioprinting Bioprinting in situ

Robot logistics at Bastian Solutions aided by Fast Radius 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Bastian Solutions, an Indiana-headquartered material handling division of Toyota Advanced Logistics, has launched a new robotic handler that features 3D printed parts.

How Nu-Skin is Using SOLIDWORKS Manage

The Solidworks Blog

While attending SOLIDWORKS World 2019 in Dallas, Texas, I had the opportunity to interview Alex Garrett from Nu Skin Enterprises. These guys were one of our first customers to go live with SOLIDWORKS Manage in 2018.

What are the benefits of laser cutting?


You may know Sculpteo as an online 3D printing service, […]. The post What are the benefits of laser cutting? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Lars Brouwers on 3D Printing for Complex Fractures and Helping in Sierra Leone

Lars Brouwers is a surgeon in training and a researcher at the Radboudumc and the Elisabeth-Tweesteden hospital. He investigates the value of 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the treatment of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3D Medical 3d printed prostheses 3d printing medicine medical 3d printing medicine prostheses Sierra Leone surgeon trauma

AREVO creates 3D Printed carbon fiber Unibody Frames for Emery EBike, partners with Franco Bicycles

3D Printing Industry

AREVO, a Silicon Valley company dedicated to direct digital additive manufacturing of composite materials, has partnership with Franco Bicycles, a Californian boutique bike manufacturer, to deliver 3D printed carbon fiber frames for a new line of eBikes.

What's New With GrabCAD Print: Versions 1.26, 1.27 & 1.28

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.

How to get instant 3D printing quotes?


You are about to start your 3D printing project and you […]. The post How to get instant 3D printing quotes? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo