2017

Best Way To Learn Autodesk Fusion 360

cadcamstuff.com

My hero, Tony Robbins said: “You can only learn by connecting something unknown to something you already know.”. Trying to learn a new CAD/CAM software can be painful, especially if you have no idea where to find someone to connect the unknown to the known.

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

3D Printer

Lasers are an integral part of many 3D Printing processes, making it a natural fit that the Laser Institute of America [LIA] annually produces the Laser Additive Manufacturing [LAM] Workshop.

Working with plastics in 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). As 3DP/AM matures, developers continue to explore plastic chemistries and capabilities to offer materials that rival more traditional versions.

Make a DIY Waterjet Cutter From a Cheap Pressure Cleaner

DIY 3D Printing

In my youth, I used to work at a local car wash place. If you traveled trough Balkans you probably saw many of them, and they all use handheld pressure washers. When I saw this video it reminded me of that time and I thought you guys would enjoy and find something useful in this project.

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.

22nd Annual Wohlers Report

Wohlers Talk

I’m happy to announce this week’s publication of Wohlers Report 2017. I’d like to think that after so many years, it would become easier. It does not, mostly due to all of the changes and new developments in additive manufacturing and 3D printing.

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A Quick and Easy 3D Printable Valentine’s Gift

3D Printing for Beginners

Valentine's day is approaching fast. If you are still looking for a last-minute, yet creative gift, don't despair! We might just have the solution for you: a 3D printable Valentine's gift in the form of a heart-shaped bookmark. […]. 3D Printing Projects

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Drones and the Digital Future of Agriculture

3D Perspectives

Drones and the Digital Future of Agriculture. A growing global population, less available arable land, aging workforces, and climate change, mean that the pressures on Agriculture producers are becoming more complex.

Was ist heute bereits Realität bei 3D-Druck in der Medizintechnik?

Additively Blog

3D-Druck / additive Fertigung hat grosses Potential in der Medizintechnik: Von der Beschleunigung der Produktentwicklung, über die Kleinserienproduktion bis hin zu patientenspezifischen Lösungen. Doch was ist heute bereits Realität

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7 Reasons Why Nuclear Waste Is Dangerous

3DPrint.com

Ever since we have discovered how to harness. the powerful energy contained within the nucleus of an atom, we have been using it – for both positive and negative purposes. Nuclear energy is an affordable, efficient and reliable option of generating power for many countries.

Company Using Drones to Save Heart Attack Victims Lives

3D Printing Hub

Heart disease is the number one killer worldwide causing an estimated 17.3 million death each year. Only a small percentage of victims receive defibrillators in-time and survive. The time between cardiac arrest and defibrillation is the most important factor determening survival rates.

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 Smarter Toolpaths – Adaptive…

cadcamstuff.com

I am sorry to bring it up, but someone has to do it. If you on a regular basis gets in contact with a CAM program or a CNC milling machine tool, you better keep reading. They said it was for roughing and so much faster, but that was only because they did not know how to explain it to you.

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DigiFabCon Explores how tools like 3DPrinting are changing the world!

3D Printer

For the 5th year, Fab Lab Hub is bringing together people from around the world who are using tools like lasers and 3D Printers to change their world.

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3D printing helps child achieve her dream of throwing a baseball

Leslie's Blog

The internet is full of stories about some student 3D printing a hand for a classmate or even themselves with a desktop 3D printer. Amazing to be sure, but for the most part those 3D printed hands offer limited function. Which might lead some to think that 3D printing is not really useful here.

Printrbot Printrbelt

DIY 3D Printing

Printrbot just teased their Printrbelt 3D printer with the heated conveyor belt print surface or "Infinite Z" as they described it. The belt is a steel belt covered in Kapton with adjustable bed height and tension.

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.

CSU’s Idea2Product Lab

Wohlers Talk

Note: The following was authored by Ray Huff, manager of the I2P lab at Colorado State University. He is an intern at Wohlers Associates. At universities worldwide, 3D printing is unlocking doors previously unavailable to students, staff, and others.

Can you 3D print a 3D printer?

Sculpteo

Can a 3D printer print a 3D printer? That’s a question […]. The post Can you 3D print a 3D printer? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

3D Printing Where and How: 3DP-RDM network event – 31st January

Capturing the Value

What: Final dissemination event of the 3DP-RDM network. Where: IfM, Cambridge. When: 31st January 2017. How: Register your participation on Eventbrite. Following the completion of the second round of 3DP-RDM feasibility studies you are warmly invited to join this final dissemination event to hear the final results of these studies. The event will feature presentations from the four 3DP-RDM feasibility studies conducted during 2016. Registration for this event is free but tickets are limited.

AEC Industry Trends: Driving Toward Connection, Digitization, Transformation

3D Perspectives

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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.

Introducing the new GrabCAD Print for SOLIDWORKS Add-in

Javelin Tech Tips

In addition to the launch of the new Stratasys F123 Series at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 this week; Stratasys also launched another SOLIDWORKS 3D printing related product — a new GrabCAD Print SOLIDWORKS Add-in.

Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800%

3D Printing Hub

For the past few days, the world has watched in horror as tropical storm Harvey continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. The hurricane brought the highest amount of rainfall ever recorded from a single storm.

Standing on Shoulders of Titans Academy

cadcamstuff.com

Lifting the veil on a CAD/CAM Academy that has gained much support (from likes of Kennametal, Haas Automation)— and it’s as good as you thought it might be.

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Formlabs Gathering of 3DPrinting Thought Leaders At MIT Media Lab Explores The Digital Factory

3D Printer

Formlabs has always been a wonder of innovation in the already creative 3D Printing space. The founding team – Maxim Lobovsky, Natan Linder, and David Cranor – designed a stereolithography 3D Printer while still students at the Center for Bits and Atoms in the MIT Media Lab and brought advanced capabilities to a wider audience by re-thinking the laser-based additive process.

5 amazing 3D printed cars

Leslie's Blog

It’s Friday. And it’s National Manufacturing Day. So, what better way to celebrate, and get ready for the weekend, than to look at a few 3D printed car designs. The Blade super car. The Blade before painting. Divergent Microfactories uses 3D printing to build parts for its supercar.

Six Axis Delta 3D printer from ZHAW

DIY 3D Printing

Oliver Tolar and Denis Herrmann, students from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) developed a six axis Delta 3d printer with movable build plate., Here is the video demonstration: Sources with further information: [link] https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/3D-Drucker-mit-beweglicher-Druckplatte-3594506.html

The Future of 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

Like many, I’m intrigued by the prospects of the future. For 30 years, I have put thought into the developments and applications of additive manufacturing and 3D printing—terms that are used interchangeably.

3D printing in space: The next revolution?

Sculpteo

3D printing is very useful for aerospace applications o […]. The post 3D printing in space: The next revolution? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

New report: Mass customisation governance

Capturing the Value

We’re pleased to be able to share the final project report from the feasibility study led by Dr Phoebe Li at University of Sussex. Mass customisation governance: regulation, liability, and intellectual property of re-distributed manufacturing in 3D printing ” describes results of their work undertaken during the 2016 round of 3DP-RDM feasibility studies. The results of this project were presented at the 3DP-RDM event 3D Printing Where and How on 31st January 2017 at the IfM in Cambridge.

Virtual Cities: Let’s Rethink the Way We Live

3D Perspectives

As a city evolves, how do you ensure you make the right decisions and meet the needs of the people? Singapore is a pioneer in creating a comprehensive virtual model of itself: a virtual city. Globalization, urbanization, and climate change present significant challenges to cities worldwide. .

5 Places Additive Manufacturing is Unstoppable

Stratasys

As additive manufacturing technologies have advanced, 3D printed parts have moved decidedly outside the Research and Development arena and onto the production line. These pivotal processes are developing and producing concepts previously unattainable in the manufacturing world.

Join us for a LIVE SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch Broadcast on October 2nd

Javelin Tech Tips

Join us for a LIVE SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch broadcast. SOLIDWORKS 2018 is almost here!

Student to commercialize anti-epilepsy contact lenses using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

New Zealand student Logan Williams has invented a set of 3D printed “Polar Optics” contact lenses that have the potential to protect sufferers of photosensitive epilepsy from seizures. Williams, who is an MSc applied psychology student from the University of Canterbury, was inspired to create the Polar Optics lenses after learning about the adverse side-effects […]. Medical & Dental Logan Williams Luxexcel New Zealand Ministry of Health Polar Optics University of Canterbur

Why Should Small-Midsize Manufacturing Be On Social Media— Haas Demo Day 2017

cadcamstuff.com

Your current customers, future prospects, and possible dream hire are on social media. You have an opportunity today, to create REAL Awayness and REAL Brand for your small to mid-size manufacturing company. It is free and everyone, even grandma are there. This is easy.

3D Print Life Support Looking for Techs

3D Printer

3D Print Life, one of my favorite 3D Printer filament suppliers, has recently introduced a much needed new program linking end users with global tech support. The new 3D Print Life Support referral site and marketplace allows 3D Printer owners to find technical support quickly and easily – and those of us in the industry know too well the challenges of keeping our machines up and running.