2018

Wohlers Report 2018

Wohlers Talk

Wohlers Associates, Inc. announced today the release of Wohlers Report 2018 , the industry-leading global report on the state of the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry, terms used interchangeably.

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NERA 3D Printed Electrical Motorcycle

DIY 3D Printing

Project description: BigRep's NOWlab built an electric motorcycle that, excluding the electrical components, consists purely of 3D printed parts. The e-bike, NERA, was designed by Marco Mattia Cristofori and Maximilian Sedlak and NOWlab's co-founder, Daniel Büning, directed the project.

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The foundation of learning CAD – 1 Minute read

cadcamstuff.com

No one is spending more than 30 seconds on the foundation when looking to buy a new home. Though, Most of us understand the enormous importance of a solid structure on the ground. It is no different when trying to learn a new CAD system.

You Love Chocolate? Here's the Bad News (It's Very Bad News)

3DPrint.com

It's an essential part of your diet, right? The Inc.

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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.

2018 Sales and Marketing Conferences to Add to Your Calendar

Sculpteo

If you're planning your conference calendar for 2018, make sure you give the following events a look. Sales

How is technology influencing the 2018 winter games?

The Solidworks Blog

In 1924 in the French commune of Chamonix, the first winter games took place. Flash forward to today and the technology involved in the winter games has moved on spectacularly. Here’s a rundown of the some of the innovations that will be on show at the 2018 games. A techy take on the torch relay.

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In Search of the Perfect Fit: VA Surgeons Harness 3D Printing for Mandibular Surgeries

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Finding the right size clothing can be a frustrating experience, especially if you aren’t proportioned exactly like the designer envisioned. Just ask anyone who has gone through the frustration and work of trying on multiple pairs of pants or shoes in a department store, only to leave empty-handed.

8 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

3D Perspectives

According to Gartner, Inc., the public cloud services market was projected to grow 18.5% in 2017 to total $260.2 billion , up from $219.6 billion in 2016.

The Benefits of Using 3D Printing Technology in Education

3D Innovations

The new school year is underway and social media is buzzing with fantastic projects that teachers have created to get their students involved as active learners—one big way involves 3D printing.

Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.

3D-Printed Food

Wohlers Talk

The idea of 3D-printed food came in or around 2011 when Hod Lipson and his team at Cornell University produced some crude but intriguing examples.

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CAD Tips and Tricks for Better 3D Printed Holes

DIY 3D Printing

Angus from Maker's Muse shows how to design holes that are easier to print. cad design how to tutorial

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Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

To make you comfortable: If you know Inventor, Fusion 360, SolidWorks or any of the other mainstream CAD packages, you know that everything starts with a 2D sketch that then gets extruded into a 3D shape.

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A 3D printing love story for Valentine’s Day

Leslie's Blog

The design job is not always problem solving for engineers, especially when you have a 3D printer. Sometimes, it’s just fun. According to Tyler Reid, a CAD, CAM, and a 3D printing specialist at GoEngineer and team leader on this project, “Stop-motion video is cool, but film making is not easy!

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This Is Why Economy Class Passengers Will Find It Hard To Get Water On This Famous Airline's New Planes (Yes, Water)

Sculpteo

It's come to this. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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The Magic Behind Holywood Blockbusters Using SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Every designer knows that careful attention to detail on their designs is important to ensure the manufacturing team can build the best product possible. However, in Hollywood, a lot can be done with special effects and CGI alone so what if there is no a physical manufacturing?

How 3D Printing Changed The Way Artist Tim Belliveau Teaches His Students

Shapeways Blog

In the art world, the debate around handmade and machine-made products is certainly a heated one. But after an extensive research project focusing on the different perspectives in glass making, artist and educator Tim Belliveau knew how efficient and beneficial 3D printing was to his art form. “I

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The Most Versatile 3D Printing Solution for Personalized Medicine Is Now Validated with an FDA Cleared Software

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As we have highlighted in this blog time and again, surgeons are moving beyond the limitations of two-dimensional images on a screen to achieve the goal of personalized patient care.

We’re the world’s most sustainable corporation

3D Perspectives

Corporate Knights just announced their list of the World’s Most Sustainable Corporations and we are proud to share that Dassault Systèmes ranks at the top of their list.

3D Printing Trends to Watch for in 2019

3D Innovations

2018 was an excellent year for 3D printing technology and there is no slow down in sight. Below are three major trends to watch for in the additive manufacturing segment in the coming year. Higher Quality Metal 3D Printing. Metals were a new frontier for 3D printing this year.

FreeCAD Tutorial & Review: From a 2D Sketch to a 3D Print

i.materialise

Are you thinking about getting started with 3D modeling and 3D printing but don’t know exactly where to start? Then it probably makes sense to take a look at FreeCAD – a free yet powerful 3D design program.

AM in Formula One

Wohlers Talk

Note: Research associate Ray Huff authored the following. Two weeks ago, I attended the Circuit of the Americas Formula One race near Austin, Texas. I was a guest of Additive Industries, along with the Sauber Alfa Romeo team, for practice day at the track.

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LulzBot Cluster 3D Printer Manufacturing Farm

DIY 3D Printing

Lulzbot presents their Lulzbot Cluster for manufacturing of 3d printed parts. It's an interesting video that shows the technology and how it evolved and scaled up. 3d print farms cell lulzbot taz 3 taz 4

You’re Welcome to Break my Endmill – 2 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

“There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” – Colin Powell. Here is a practical way to learn. Fail and fail quickly.

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10 Ways 3D Printing Changed Medicine in 2018

3DPrint.com

The stream of 3D printing news coming from the medical world is almost constant. From 3D printed implants to complex medical models to actual human tissue, there are so many developments happening so. View the entire article via our website.

5D Printing: A New Branch Of Additive Manufacturing

Sculpteo

3D printing has already been around for quite a few yea […]. The post 5D Printing: A New Branch Of Additive Manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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Arcimoto Steps into the Future with its Electric Fun Utility Vehicle

The Solidworks Blog

Innovation is the future and to get there you need the right tools. Let’s see how Arcimoto, a forward-thinking company uses SOLIDWORKS to devise new technologies that raise the bar for environmental efficiency, footprint size, and price affordability in electric vehicle design.

12 More Gifts for the Sophisticated People In Your Life

Shapeways Blog

We think it’s possible to find the perfect gift for everyone at the Shapeways Marketplace. We’ve compiled another curated list of 12 gift ideas for the sophisticated people in your life, no matter how specific their interests may be. For Chic Minimalists.

Innovation at the Intersection of Design, Technology and Medicine

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The voxel is a basic unit for 3D printing multiple materials. Similar to how pixels are organized on digital display screens, voxels can be placed in different patterns to control how a 3D printed object will behave.

4 Key Attributes of Successful Digital Manufacturers

3D Perspectives

Manufacturing is in the midst of a revolution…the digital revolution. The world is being shaped by a convergence of technology —the merger of automation, IoT, AI, business processes, big data and cloud computing. This in turn reshaping how manufacturers innovate and respond to customer demands.

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Pushing the Materials Boundaries with CES Selector 2019

Additive Manufacturing

New version offers improved support for additive manufacturing, vibration avoidance, simulation projects, and more. Cambridge, UK – November 1, 2018.

Recreating a Virtual City with Multicolor 3D Printing

i.materialise

Brace Yourself Games is an indie video game studio based in Vancouver, Canada. For the upcoming launch of their new city building simulation game, “Industries of Titan” , they wanted to present their concept in a more original way – and used 3D printing to bring the game to life!

Most Popular AM Application

Wohlers Talk

Note: Much of the following was excerpted from Wohlers Report 2017. The following chart shows how organizations are using industrial additive manufacturing systems for a range of applications.

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When you need an extra pair of hands.

DIY 3D Printing

Source: [link]. 3d printed cyborg cyberpunk prosthetic robot

Biggest Manufacturing Event in North America – 1 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

Have you booked your hotel yet? What?!?! IMTS in Chicago is about ten weeks away; I might have promised to buy you a drink in one of my videos, so make sure you reach out and get your name on that list.

Engineering Simulation for 3D Printing Interview with Chris Robinson of ANSYS

3DPrint.com

Chris Robinson is the Senior Manager of ANSYS Additive Software Development at ANSYS. ANSYS is a billion dollar revenue company that is huge in engineering simulation software. ANSYS software is used. View the entire article via our website. 3D Software 3D printed simulation 3d printing software 3d simulation 3DSIM ANSYS ANSYS Additive Print ANSYS Additive Suite Brent Stucker CFD fea