2019

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.

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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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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

The Solidworks Blog

Need to know how accurate SOLIDWORKS Simulation really is? How about within 1 percent of the referenced solution?!

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.

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.

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.

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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

Turning a Stick into a 3D Printed Bronze Stylus

i.materialise

Jeremy Burnich discovered metalpoint sketching by accident – and soon after created a bronze stylus in the shape of a stick by using 3D printing. The design was modeled in Rhino and ZBrush and manufactured in 3D printed bronze by i.materialise.

3D Printing for Preoperative Management of Complex Orthopedic Cases

3DPrint.com

In the recently published, ‘Virtual preoperative planning and 3D printing are valuable for the management of complex orthopaedic trauma’ authors Abhishek Mishra, Tarun Verma, Abhishek Vaish, Riya. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3D printed pre-operative planning Virtual preoperative planning

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.

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.

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

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).

Attention Modeling Maniacs: Don’t Miss Model Mania at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Back for its 20th year Model Mania® will once again be the place to be to prove you have the SOLIDWORKS modeling skills to top them all.

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.

3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

3D Innovations

3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints.

Reviving an Early 20th Century Printmaking Practice With Modern Technology

Shapeways Blog

The mission of thepostdigitalprintmaker community, founded by Phyllis and Victor Merriam, is to share the work of printmakers who have taken up the challenge of incorporating emerging technologies into their artistic practices.

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

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.

Interview With Cathal O’Connell about BioFab3D Lab

3DPrint.com

The Australian 3D bioprinting community is growing. Thanks to their pioneering technological innovations, collaborations between researchers and healthcare, and support from government initiatives, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting Exclusive Interviews Medical 3D Printing 3d printing regulations australia bioengineering BioFab3D BioPen Cathal O'Connell Gordon Wallace St Vincent’s Hospital University of Wollongong

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.

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.

Prusa MINI is here!

DIY 3D Printing

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

Defining a new paradigm: Harvard researchers invent multimaterial multinozzle 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at Harvard University have developed a new method of 3D printing. Termed multimaterial multinozzle 3D printing, or MM3D, the method seeks to help define the emerging paradigm of voxel by voxel fabrication. In this paradigm, 3D printed parts are composed of minute building blocks.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

The Solidworks Blog

We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2020 Beta is live and ready for your feedback!

3DS is #20 on The Fortune Future 50

3D Perspectives

We are proud to announce that Dassault Systèmes was once again named to Fortune ‘s Future 50 list ! What differentiates this list from many others is that it is not based on past performance. Instead, it recognizes companies who are committed to the future.

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.

Meet the Fifth Grade 3D Designers of Trojan’s Tinker

Shapeways Blog

Joining Creativity and Technology in Early Education. At Southeast of Saline Elementary school in Kansas, art and technology teacher Kinsy McVay challenged the students in his 5th grade art class to design and market their own 3D printed creations. “I

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

Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!

i.materialise

We’re back from our summer break and have exciting news to share: we have a new and improved TPU offering ! Plus, this rubber-like material is now available in the US!

New 3D Printing Resin Made with Nanodiamond Powder

3DPrint.com

Nanodiamonds are diamond particles produced by explosions, and are very thermally conductive. Nanodiamond powder is made up of non-toxic diamond nanoparticles, with a large surface, that are about 5. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed opticals 3d printing resin lenses nanodiamond optics Photocentric powder Technical University of Gda

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.

Ivan Miranda Made a Fully 3D Printed Tracked Vehicle

DIY 3D Printing

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(6+3) Dofs Kinematically Redundant Parallel Mechanism

DIY 3D Printing

Very interesting mechanism :-) More info: [link]. kinetic sculpture

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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.

See a Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coasters located at amusement parks across the U.S. that have garnered the passion and interest of Matt Schmotzer.

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