2018

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.

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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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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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

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.

Youbionic develop robotic centaur with 3D printed arms and Boston Dynamics Spot Mini

3D Printing Industry

Youbionic, an Italian technology startup using additive manufacturing to create an augmented humanoid, has created a mechanical centaur with the help of Boston Dynamics’ Spot Mini robot.

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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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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.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a 3D Model for 3D Printing

i.materialise

We know that modeling for 3D printing can be confusing: in 3D modeling, as in 3D printing, there is no one size fits all approach. We all use different software, print in different materials, and not only use different printers but also different printing technologies.

The Warsaw Uprising Museum Is Using VR To Put People In WWII

Javelin Tech Tips

One of the world’s most comprehensive World War II museums is using VR to bring its visitors a bit closer to its subject matter.

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.

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 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-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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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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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.

Watch: Thermwood 3D prints 12 foot aircraft tool for Boeing 777X

3D Printing Industry

Indiana’s Thermwood Corporation, the developer and provider of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) technology, has conducted a joint demonstration program with global aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

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.

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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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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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.

3D Printed Life-Size Droid

Afinia

Inspiring Students with 3D printing and Robotics. David Shircliff, a Technology Education teacher at Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn, VA, printed a life-size R2-D2* for his class using the Afinia H800 3D printer.

Best Open Source 3D Printers

3D Printing Hub

In simplest terms, an open source 3D printer refers to a 3D printer whose hardware and software information are available to the public, typically under a license. The information can be used by anyone to build, modify, or improve the 3D printer.

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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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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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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Qatar’s first conjoined twin separation surgery made possible by 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Sidra Medicine, a specialist medical facility, has announced a successful outcome for a complex medical procedure. A nine-hour operation to separate conjoined twins, Hamad and Tamim, was the culmination of months work by a team of more than 150 medical and support staff.

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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

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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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.

Don’t Trade Your Bandsaw For a Metal 3D Printer- 1 Minute Read

cadcamstuff.com

Most of us believe that new technology replaces old. New CNC machine in, old Bridgeport out. But did you know that your old dusty bandsaw might become one of your most valuable machines next to a Metal 3D Printer? I did not. I never realized how dependent Metal 3D Printing is on old technology.

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Should you know the difference between Ordinary & Generative Design? – 2 Minute Read

cadcamstuff.com

“Never memorize something that you can look up.”- Albert Einstein. Do you remember your childhood phone number? Most likely you do. But, what if I asked for your best friends current number? Or your brother or sister? Most of us will turn to our smartphones for that.

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Don’t Worry….The 3D Printing train is NOT moving fast – 1 Minute Read

cadcamstuff.com

In manufacturing, there is always a fear of falling behind in technology. You better not miss that next industry trade show! Or you lose the edge on your competition on what is happing tomorrow. Take 3D Printing….Take Take METAL 3D Printing!….Don’t Don’t worry…. Technology moves slow.

I Don’t Donate to Checkout Charities at the Grocery Store.

cadcamstuff.com

It is common in the US when, in line with your basket, the cashier asks, “Shall I add a donation of a dollar for Fill-in-the-blank charity?”. You can’t help feeling a little captive, stuck between candy aisles and conveyor belts. So, I came up with an idea; one that works for me.

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Cytosurge Improve their FluidFM µ3Dprinter with Pinpoint Accuracy Tech

DIY 3D Printing

I wrote about Cytosurge technology before. They developed a 3D printer that can print metal on the micro-scale. A true technological wonder. Just imagine small robots floating in your bloodstream to repair your body or extremely complex and fine electronic parts like micro-antenna arrays.