How to Make It a Model (Train) Holiday

Shapeways Blog

For my family, one of these traditions was to put a model train set around the base of the Christmas tree. It was that finishing touch that said the holidays were really here. But, 3D printed models do require a few finishing touches.

Six Sigma training consolidates AM production

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We are pleased to announce that a number of our team have recently completed their Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt training, further consolidating our position as a market leader of Additive Manufactured (AM) production parts to worldwide industry sectors.

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Damin Keenan’s Chicago Commuter Railroad Trains and Steeplecabs

Shapeways Blog

Damin has designed trains from the CTA , Metra , and its predecessor along the Milwaukee Road. How long have you been working with model trains? I’ve been fascinated with trains (both full size and miniature) for my entire life.

From Start to Finish, We’ve Got Product Development Covered at SOLIDWORKS World 2015

The Solidworks Blog

Community Education SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS World SOLIDWORKS World 2015 Usability education product development SOLIDWORKS 2015 SWW15 training SOLIDWORKS offers integrated and easy-to-use solutions for designing and developing innovative products.

Designer Portrait: Model Train Designer Kees-Jan van Vessem Builds Incredibly Detailed Scale Model Worlds

i.materialise

And that’s exactly what Dutch railway and model train designer Kees-Jan van Vessem has been doing with his “ Rail-Kees ” label and webshop for years now. Over the years Kees-Jan has created more than 10,000 scale models of trains and trams.

Angel Trains, DB ESG, Stratasys and Printing Portal recognized for application of 3D printing solutions in UK rail industry

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Angel Trains, DB ESG, Stratasys and Printing Portal have just received “Highly Commended” recognition for a third-place finish out of 20 entries at the annual Railway Industry Innovation Awards , held in London on 28 June. This innovation also has the added potential to lower costs for train operating companies, as smaller volumes of parts can now be produced cost-effectively, rather than in mass quantities.

Six-Session DraftSight Webinar Series Features Comprehensive Mechanical Design Training

The Solidworks Blog

Join DraftSight Training Specialist Mark Lyons for a six-part, all-encompassing, hands-on training series where attendees will work to complete a mechanical design project from start to finish. Mark Lyons is the Product Manager for DraftSight and is the Training Specialist.

All Aboard With Boxcar Models

Shapeways Blog

Earlier this week, we showed you how to take 3D printed model trains from raw prints to gorgeous finished pieces. Two of the gorgeous trains we featured in that post were created by Alexander Clark of Boxcar Models.

Learn 3D CAD the easy way with this Kickstarter: 20+ Hours of Meshmixer online training by HoneyPoint3D

Shapeways Blog

All in an effort to help people with their 3D models from concept to finished product. We’re always looking for new ways to educate people about 3D printing and CAD modeling.

Wohlers Associates Identifies Design as a Critical Factor in AM Economics and Adoption

Additive Manufacturing

Post-processing can include powder removal, thermal stress relief, support material removal, surface treatment and finishing, and inspection. Featured News DfAM training Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium Wohlers Associates

The 3DExperience Lab: How Interns Are Becoming the Experts

The Solidworks Blog

As MIT helped build the platform for the 3DExperience Lab, they also offered mentor training sessions in April. The training sessions were held for those who would mainly be working in the lab, so that they could become mentors and then train others who were interested in participating.

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How SOLIDWORKS Turned Ernesto Mosqueda’s Life Around

The Solidworks Blog

Although he began to struggle using the software, his interest in the program propelled him to look into training courses on SolidProfessor. That’s something that one day I can finish and give her, so that she can use the function in her hand again.”.

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SOLIDWORKS Design Analysis is NOT just for Experts anymore

Javelin Tech Tips

For many years, design analysis was the exclusive domain of highly specialized analysts, who would analyze models after a design engineer had finished his or her work. When properly trained to use today’s modern, integrated analysis systems, design engineers are better positioned than analysts to leverage analysis results to modify solid models as design iterations progress. Analysis Training. Hands-on training approach. Analysis training requirements.

Join us for a LIVE broadcast at the SOLIDWORKS 2017 Canada Launch

Javelin Tech Tips

With more core power, performance, and new capabilities; SOLIDWORKS 2017 will help you easily turn your ideas into finished products in less time, with higher quality. Javelin News & Events SOLIDWORKS 3D Design SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips SOLIDWORKS Training SOLIDWORKS 2017 SW2017

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Names Technical Competition Winners

Additive Manufacturing

Alan Guyan’s winning entry in the advanced concepts category was the UA Architech performance training shoe. Guyan’s UA Architech performance training shoe (left) and Sliwa’s Starry Night reproduction. In the advanced finishing category, Todd Reese of Realize, Inc. LOUIS, MO.,

MySolidWorks: Sharpen your design skills, get answers and share your expertise

Modern Tech

In addition to webinars , intro trainings and seminars offered by ModernTech, you can find tons of resources online at MySolidWorks. These online modules are great supplements to ModernTech instructor-led trainings. Check out our training schedule or call us for trainings in your area.

What’s The Recipe For A Great Engineer?

The Solidworks Blog

A completer-finisher. Whatever you want to call it, you know how to get projects across the finish line with as little friction as possible. Over to you to finish & fine-tune the recipe! Great writers have a strong inner monologue. Great illustrators have an eye for detail.

Is repetitive Custom Property insertion taking too long? Try the Property Tab Builder

Javelin Tech Tips

During training courses at Javelin, we always emphasize the importance of building strong standards across your teams. When you are finished and all the properties are setup, the location where the file is saved needs to be known by SOLIDWORKS in order to use it.

Why is the PDF Export function not working in SOLIDWORKS Electrical?

Javelin Tech Tips

Click the ‘Finish’ to complete install. Attend a SOLIDWORKS Electrical training course either in a Canadian classroom near you or live online. For more information about electrical software and training solutions call 18772196757.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

The 5550 Launch Painting by world-renowned Transport Artist Jonathan Clay gives a glimpse of what the finished T1 locomotive will look like. Community Customer Stories SOLIDWORKS PRR T1 5550 steam locomotive train user story

Spotlight on Lou Keppler

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The artists especially like the metals and ceramic finishes which have been used for jewelry or decorative housewares. For example, I have a 2 year old daughter who likes to play with a toy train set so adding new cars, engines, or scenery is a blast.

One Stop Shop

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Our new finishing facility augments our front-end process services such as design for AM , R+D, training, NPI and powder management. And our high quality finishing capability ensures that we are able to:-. Our metal finishing facility now includes:-.

What’s The Recipe For A Great Engineer?

The Solidworks Blog

A completer-finisher. Whatever you want to call it, you know how to get projects across the finish line with as little friction as possible. Over to you to finish & fine-tune the recipe! Great writers have a strong inner monologue. Great illustrators have an eye for detail.

SOLIDWORKS is Helping Build the World’s Fastest Steam Locomotive: Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

The 5550 Launch Painting by world-renowned Transport Artist Jonathan Clay gives a glimpse of what the finished T1 locomotive will look like. Community Customer Stories SOLIDWORKS PRR T1 5550 steam locomotive train user story

Interview at Professional Motorsport Expo

Rapid Prototyping News UK

All this is carried out from their purpose built facility in Newbury, UK, and a recently acquired new building housing their ‘ one-stop-shop ’ finishing capability.

3D Printing Trends: Q3 2019

Purple Platypus

Similarly, Bombardier Transportation is utilizing the F900 and ULTEM 9085 to create 3D printing parts for prototyping, tooling, and end-use parts on trains and trams. Prediction: Increase In 3D Printed End-Use Parts.

New Step By Step Guides Now Available.

Axis CAD Solutions

Four Appendix’s have been added covering, Color, Illumination Settings, Surface Finish and Hardware/Performance. PhotoWorks Solidworks Learning Resources Uncategorized Animation MotionManager Rendering Step By Step Guides Training Manuals

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

i.materialise

It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. That’s the case of Brian Wise, a 3D printing beginner who successfully finished his first 3D-printed project, from sketch to painted 3D model.

3D Printing & Space (Part 3): NASA and 3DP in 2014 - dimensionext

Dimensionext

Were not driving the additive manufacturing train, industry is, but NASA has the ability to get on-board to leverage it for our unique needs." Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT. 3D Printing & Space (Part 3): NASA and 3DP in 2014.

Webinar: How 3D Printing Is Transforming Surgical Procedures & Medical Devices

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Amid intensifying health care challenges like rising costs, an aging population and payer focus on outcomes, 3D printing can play an integral role for medical device companies seeking an edge in innovation, physician education and training, manufacturing and sales.

How to import Product Manufacturing information (PMI) into SOLIDWORKS Composer

Javelin Tech Tips

The attributes include geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T), datums, dimensions, Special symbols such as diameters and degrees and surface finishes. Attend a SOLIDWORKS Composer training course either in a Canadian classroom near you or live online.

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I Need Help! How to Have the Most Positive Experience with Tech Support

The Solidworks Blog

I just need to finish this project! No, we can’t diagnose why your kid won’t finish their pizza or why Chrome eats so much RAM… but for anything SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, PDM, etc. – Why is this happening to me?!

Don’t Worry — There’s Still Time to Wow Them!

Shapeways Blog

Plus more than 60 materials and finishes to help power their own 3D printed projects. Not to mention open them up to a community of other RPG / RC Car / Model Train / Paintball / Drone enthusiasts to bond with.

J750: Interview With A Senior Sales Engineer

Purple Platypus

As the world’s only full color multi-material high resolution 3D printer, the J750 gives users the opportunity to create prototypes that look, feel, and operate like finished products.

Seven Questions to Identify the Best 3D Printing Technology

Stratasys

Some application requirements to consider include cosmetic and finishing needs, dimensions and overall performance requirements. In this case, PolyJet , with its quick turn-arounds and smooth natural finish may be the best process.

Using existing geometry to create Etch Marks in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Parts

Javelin Tech Tips

I start off with my finished parts with all the profiles and holes in. For more SOLIDWORKS colour related topics please check out this article or attend a SOLIDWORKS training course.

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How to attach additional leader lines to SOLIDWORKS Balloons

Javelin Tech Tips

Finish your drawing view by adding even more detail with a quantity value on the balloon. For even more drawing techniques, attend a SOLIDWORKS Drawings training course available both live online and in person at a Canadian training facility near you. Check our Training Schedule for the next available class, or call a Javelin training representative today (1-877-219-6757) to find out about all of the courses available from Javelin.