2019

Showerloop - the Open Source DIY Water Recycling Shower

DIY 3D Printing

A friend sent me an interesting and useful open source project for making your own recycling shower. It re-uses 10 litres of water in a loop with filtering and heat reclaiming.

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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.

Liquid magnets made possible by Berkley lab 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team of scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a Department of Energy (DOE) office lab managed by the University of California, have used a modified 3D printer to produce liquid droplets imbued with magnetic properties.

Experiencing Leonardo da Vinci’s brilliance in 3D

3D Perspectives

500 years ago this month, the great artist-scientist Leonardo da Vinci passed away. One of the most remarkable facets of da Vinci was his ability to make a connection between multiple disciplines – combining Science with Art, Humanities and Technologies.

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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.

Hardware Startups: Knowing Your Market Segment

3D Innovations

The key to a successful product launch and sustainable business success, is knowing the market segment you are launching your product into. An understanding of the market will provide insight into the competition, best distribution methods, customer acquisition and manufacturing methodology.

Top 5 advantages of 3D printing for Motorsports

Sculpteo

Motorsports industry is fascinating and brings solution […]. The post Top 5 advantages of 3D printing for Motorsports appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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CAD Data Management Research (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How do small companies and design teams manage CAD data? Tech-Clarity invites you to join a research study on managing CAD data for small teams. Please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this short survey. As a thank you, we will send you a copy of the report summarizing the findings.

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Elements of 3D Printing in the Classroom

Afinia

Daniel Aktas is an art and technology instructor, also known as the “3D Printing Teacher” within his district. He incorporates 3D printing into most of his courses and he works with the 4 elementary schools in the district to facilitate an annual 3D printing immersion event.

How 3D Printing is Transforming Dentistry

Modern Tech

3D printing has revolutionized many industries, and the field of dentistry is no different. Due to the numerous benefits of 3D printing, dentists are finding various ways to implement it into their practices.

Selecting Parts for AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Adopting additive manufacturing (AM) for serial production is one of the biggest and most interesting recent trends in industry. Many companies want to know the secret of how to choose parts that are a good fit.

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.

3D Printed Parts Produced 20 Years Ago

DIY 3D Printing

3D printing has been around for more than 20 years. Fran shows some old printed parts. Where is our manufacturing revolution? Where are the Star Trek replicators? If we only had open sourced everything when it was discovered. history

Formnext 2019

Wohlers Talk

Last week’s Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany was outstanding. Nearly 35,000 people attended, up more than 28% from last year. Four large exhibition halls were nearly filled with 852 exhibitors, an increase of 35% over 2018.

Harvard researchers develop SWIFT method to 3D print organ building blocks

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a novel sacrificial ink-writing technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) to 3D print large, vascularized human organ building blocks (OBBs).

Why did Dassault Systèmes aquire Medidata?

3D Perspectives

We recently closed our company’s biggest-ever acquisition: Medidata. Our companies are coming together to advance our shared goal of transforming the life sciences industry , specifically to boost innovation in personalized health and higher industrial performance.

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.

Honolulu Mini Maker Faire — June 22, 2019

3D Innovations

Save the date for the Honolulu Mini Maker Faire on June 22 nd. The event will take place at the ‘Iolani School from 12pm to 5pm. This is a great family event and a chance to see what the local maker community is working on.

You might soon be able to 3D print wood

Sculpteo

We are now able to 3D print a lot of different material […]. The post You might soon be able to 3D print wood appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Let’s Kill Thingiverse?

3DPrint.com

If you are a 3D printer operator you probably have noticed that Thingiverse sucks at the moment. After being asked to write about it I decided to grab the bull. The post Let’s Kill. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d hubs thingiverse MakerBot Thingiverse thingiverse

3D-Printed Figurines

Wohlers Talk

3D scanning and printing tools make it possible to produce color figurines of action figures, pets, our kids, and a lot more. Prior to our daughter’s wedding last July, we decided to produce a custom cake topper of her and her fiancé.

Additive Manufacturing in 2019

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. Last week, for example, footwear product company Dr. Scholl’s announced a partnership with Wiivv to produce custom insoles by AM.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

Polyamide (SLS) is the material that offers the most freedom of design for 3D printing. It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. But sometimes, this is not enough to create the 3D prints of your dreams.

Prusa MINI is here!

DIY 3D Printing

Prusa MINI homepage: [link]. low cost new diy 3d printer prusa

Top 10 Features I Am Thankful for in SOLIDWORKS

Modern Tech

As a SOLIDWORKS user, I am always excited when new software features and enhancements are released every year. The more I use the software, the more I realize how valuable these updates are and how much they improve my experience.

Ivan Miranda Made a Fully 3D Printed Tracked Vehicle

DIY 3D Printing

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The hype and rise of 3D printing and Avi Reichental

3D Printing Industry

Avi Reichental’s Jewish mother wanted him to be a rabbi. While he didn’t take that particular path, during a long career in tech – prayer has certainly come in handy.

David Bowie…the car?

3D Perspectives

Imagine you’re an industrial designer who also loves music. What would be the most interesting way to combine those passions? For Takumi Yamamoto , it was to design a car in honor of one of his favorite performers: David Bowie. As a child as young as 9, Yamamoto fell in love with Bowie’s music.

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Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing Technologies from the 80s to Today

Sculpteo

3D printing is not as new as you may think! Actually, F […]. The post The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing Technologies from the 80s to Today appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Innovation & Business strategy 3D Printing history

Interview with Lockheed: “Orion Spacecraft Has 200 3D Printed Components”

3DPrint.com

In 2006, NASA selected Lockheed Martin to design, develop, and build Orion, set to embark on both manned and unmanned missions, it is the agency’s newest deep space exploration. View the entire article via our website.

G-Code Hack for Removing Prints by Make Anything

DIY 3D Printing

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AM Adoption in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

At an impressive pace, companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and expanding the number of certified suppliers in additive manufacturing.

DIY 3D Printed TelescopePrime

DIY 3D Printing

Project homepage: [link]. astronomy diy optics poland telescope

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Bed Leveling Guide by Billie Ruben

DIY 3D Printing

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Wire Printing in Cura by Chuck

DIY 3D Printing

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DIY Desktop Spot Welding Machines

DIY 3D Printing

I was looking for a cheap spot welder to make some welds on few 18650 modules, but I couldn't find aynthing affordable for my country. I found two projects with upcycled transformers which are the basis for DIY spot welder. Making this could be dangerouse. Stay safe! diy electronics tool welding

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