2018

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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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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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! Although the video SHeLvEd is less than 5 minutes long, it took about 3200 stills and 700 hours of filming and editing to complete.”.

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Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

IoT and 3D printing: How to combine these two technologies to build better products

Sculpteo

IoT, or Internet of Things, is a fascinating technology […]. The post IoT and 3D printing: How to combine these two technologies to build better products appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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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.

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3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick. View the entire article via our website.

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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.

Key challenges facing the Aerospace and Defense sector

3D Perspectives

This post was originally included in our UK team’s Innovation Blog. by Ronnie Coupland. In my role as Sales Director for Aerospace and Defense in the UK for Dassault Systemes, I wanted to share some of my perspectives on Aerospace.

3T feature in M&MT magazine

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The latest issue of Materials & Manufacturing Technologies contains a feature about our production Additive Manufacturing (AM) services, which will be demonstrated on our stand (no. P30) at the forthcoming Advanced Engineering exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham (31 Oct-1 Nov).

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

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.

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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When you need an extra pair of hands.

DIY 3D Printing

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

3D printing turns physicians into point-of-care manufacturers

Leslie's Blog

For design engineers, 3D printing (3DP) and its ability to be used as additive manufacturing (AM) is opening design and employment opportunities in the medical care industry. 3DP/AM is behind the rise of Point-of-Care (POC) manufacturing. POC refers to the just-in-time creation of medical aids like surgical models, instruments, prosthetics, and other 3D printable items that improve the ability of physicians to deliver better and lower cost patient care.

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.

How 3D printing revolutionizes the world of visual impairment

Sculpteo

Additive manufacturing has been a game changer in many […]. The post How 3D printing revolutionizes the world of visual impairment appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Get Your Product Idea Off the Ground

3D Innovations

Coming up with a product idea is exhilarating—knowing that you have an idea that will help not only yourself, but an entire segment of the population, is the very definition of exciting. So now you have an idea, but you aren’t exactly sure what to do next.

3D Printers for Sale

3D Printing Hub

Welcome to our extensive guide on the top 3D printers for sale in 2018. Here you’ll find information on the best machines around. We’ve ranked them for their outstanding features within their price range. How We Rank These 3D Printers.

3D Scanning as a Quality Assurance Tool

Modern Tech

3D scanning is a powerful tool for designers and engineers. The advantages are clear for many applications when a tool, like the Artec Space Spider , is used to take full color, 3-dimensional scan data of existing objects.

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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

Powering massive hydropower structures with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

To protect lives, property and safety of millions of people living along rivers, water and flood management is a critical public discipline. To the residents living near China’s Yellow River, one of the world’s most difficult rivers to control this is a daily concern.

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!

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. The foundation is what will make or break the life of the design. The recipe for a house foundation is simple, dig deep enough and have the right mixture of concrete. Here is the absolute beginner foundation for a good CAD design: 1.

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. Wohlers Associates has published its series of annual reports on AM for 23 consecutive years. According to the new report, an estimated 1,768 metal AM systems were sold in 2017, compared to 983 systems in 2016, an increase of nearly 80%.

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NASA 3D Printed Mars Habitat Competition Projects

DIY 3D Printing

NASA announced the projects to enter the third phase of their 3D printed Mars habitat competition. Here you can see some amazing technological concepts. Hopefully I'll see some of them being used on Mars sometime in the future.

How HP Inc. sees the transformation of manufacturing with 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

In a recent webinar with Design World at WTWH Media, presenter Dr. Stephen Rudisill, R&D scientist with HP Inc. 3D materials, discussed HP’s decision to enter the 3D printing industry and some of the ideas HP is considering to potentially transform manufacturing. Noted Rudisill, during the time prior to the Industrial Revolution, you could argue that individuals had maximum control over the making of an item, from material choice (of what was available) to design.

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3D printed skin: How can additive manufacturing help to save lives?

Sculpteo

At Sculpteo, we know it: 3D printing and medical projec […]. The post 3D printed skin: How can additive manufacturing help to save lives? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printers, materials and technologies

Domestic v. International Manufacturing for Your Startup

3D Innovations

Whether you are considering having your product manufactured in your home country or overseas, you need to take into account the benefits and disadvantages of each before reaching a final decision.

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3D Printers Go on Sale for Amazon Prime Day

3D Printing Hub

Numerous 3D printers from popular brands have gone on sale for Amazon Prime Day. You can save hundreds of dollars on a model. Let’s take a look at what’s out there. Dremel has discounted two of their models.

From Design To Production: 3 Tools A Manufacturing Engineer Needs

Modern Tech

SOLIDWORKS makes it easy for engineers to design in 3D. But once the design is complete, we have to manufacture the parts, ensure they meet quality standards and assemble the product.

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Creature Comforts: 10 Ways 3D Printing Helped Animals This Year

3DPrint.com

Everyone loves a good animal story, and the 3D printing world has plenty of them. From animal prosthetics to implants to even robotic assistance for bees, 3D printing has helped animals just as much. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3D printed animal prosthetics 3d printed beak 3d printed fish 3d printed flowers 3d printed foot animals bees dogs Eagle fish hornbill sloth tortoises

3DS Makes Fortune’s Future 50 list

3D Perspectives

We are proud to announce that Dassault Systèmes was just named to Fortune ‘s Future 50 list ! BCG and Fortune created this list to reflect a company’s capacity to reinvent its business and sustain revenue growth.

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.

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. However, in most machine shops there are two rules: Don’t crash the CNC machine (That’s a good one) and don’t come and ask for another endmill Do you know the cost of that 12mm endmill!?! Insert angrily Boss name here.). The problem is the way we think about failure. For centuries.

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3D-Printed Guns

Wohlers Talk

With the “green light” looming for the 3D printing of guns on July 31, I was contacted by CNN, ABC7 News (San Francisco), and others. In two days, I conducted six interviews, including four television, one radio, and one print. Four of them are here: CNN Live with Brooke Baldwin.