Visualize 2018 Beta is Here!

The Solidworks Blog

Give SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 Beta a try! Do you have SOLIDWORKS CAD but haven’t downloaded your complimentary Visualize Standard* seat yet? Now’s the perfect time to get started and explore Visualize 2018 Beta. Visualize Professional only). Visualize Professional only).

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

The Solidworks Blog

There’s so much to talk about in this latest SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 release, I honestly don’t know where to start. The biggest, and likely first new feature you will see, is an updated look for Visualize 2018. With Visualize 2018 we’ve closed this gap to practically zero.

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Top Features only available in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content for designers, engineers, marketing, and other content creators.

Visual Guide to SLS 3D Printing Finishes

Xometry

Did you know that we offer different finishes for SLS 3D printing? Check out the guide below to learn about the various finishing options we offer

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 is a Game Changer with Motion Study Export

Javelin Tech Tips

With the release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize in 2016 DS SOLIDWORKS added an incredibly powerful true to life rendering tool to the Innovation Platform. Turn On the Visualize Add-in. Visualize Command Manager tab. Motion Study has been imported into Visualize.

Visual Guide to SLS 3D Printing Finishes

Xometry

Did you know that we offer different finishes for SLS 3D printing? Check out the guide below to learn about the various finishing options we offer

Visual Guide to SLS 3D Printing Finishes

Xometry

Did you know that we offer different finishes for SLS 3D printing? Check out the guide below to learn about the various finishing options we offer

How to Finish Your PLA Prints – Easy Techniques

3D Printing Hub

Fortunately, there are several ways for you to achieve a smooth finish in your PLA print. Depending on how much time and effort you’re willing to spend on the finishing process, it’s possible to get finish quality ranging from mere removal of layer lines to a glossy, glass-like surface. What is PLA and why do you need to finish a PLA print? PLA finishing methods. This means that the finishing techniques for PLA are a little more involved.

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Create a Photo-realistic Rendering in only 5 Minutes with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Javelin Tech Tips

Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation has recently released a new photo-realistic SOLIDWORKS rendering software called SOLIDWORKS Visualize, which utilizes NVIDIA Iray technology, progressively refining its image through constant feedback…. SOLIDWORKS Visualize start screen.

Efficiency by Design: Visualization Technologies Help Zahner Build the Present and Plan for the Future

3D Perspectives

Click to Tweet: Efficiency by #Design: Visualization #Tech Helps. To reduce risk and shrink project costs, the firm uses cloud-based 3D visualization to communicate designs and precisely define how those designs will be engineered and manufactured. by Nick Lerner.

How to Install & Activate SOLIDWORKS Visualize

CATI Tech Notes

Visualize Standard is a new tool available to all SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium licenses that are current on subscription. If you choose not to renew your maintenance contract, then you will no longer get access to SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS Professional: Your Shortcut To Streamlined Workflows and Optimized Productivity

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard, included with SOLIDWORKS Professional when on subscription, lets you quickly and easily create photo-quality images. Collaboration Design Product Designers and Mechanical Engineers SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS 2018 SOLIDWORKS Visualize SOLIDWORKS Professional Visualiz

Updates on Our Selection of 3D Printed Resins: New Material, New Finishes, Price Updates, Size Updates

i.materialise

We’ve got important updates to share with you about new materials, finishes, prices and printing sizes. It’s still the same material you’ve always known, but with a new name and nine brand-new finishing colors to choose from: white, black, blue, green, yellow, gray, red, orange and brown.

Shapeways Education Grant Stories: Jonathan Gerhard’s 3D Printed Visualizations of Topological Homotopies

Shapeways Blog

I had done a project on 3D printing knot invariants with Laura Taalman at JMU my freshman year (final results pictured below), so I thought it was only right to finish off my undergraduate career by doing another 3D printing project with her.”.

Introducing the New Artificial Intelligence Denoiser

The Solidworks Blog

What if I told you by clicking a button in SOLIDWORKS Visualize , you could instantly render 10x faster? A brand new super-feature is coming to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 SP3! This AI Denoiser allows Visualize to anticipate and magically eliminate noise in your scene.

SOLIDWORKS Subscription Software lets you do more with your CAD files!

Javelin Tech Tips

Staying current and having access to Javelin’s best in class tech support are valuable assets to any company, but let’s take a look at the additional SOLIDWORKS Subscription Software tools that are included with your subscription: SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Examples. All SOLIDWORKS Professional & Premium license that are current on subscription are entitled to a copy of SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard.

It’s All About The Sell

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Visualize , included with SOLIDWORKS Professional, puts the tools to easily create photo-quality visual content, including images, animations, interactive content and web experiences, in your hands. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS Premium SOLIDWORKS Visualize

SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS CAM allows you to integrate design and manufacturing processes under one system to evaluate designs earlier in the process to avoid unexpected costs and delays in finishing products on time.

Introducing the New Artificial Intelligence Denoiser

The Solidworks Blog

What if I told you by clicking a button in SOLIDWORKS Visualize , you could instantly render 10x faster? A brand new super-feature is coming to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 SP3! This AI Denoiser allows Visualize to anticipate and magically eliminate noise in your scene.

New FABTECH Logo Reflects an Industry Evolution

Additive Manufacturing

FABTECH represents the leading events in North America exclusively focused on advancing the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries. Featured News fabricating FABTECH finishing John Catalano Mark Hoper metal forming welding

Make beautiful 3D prints: understanding the layer thickness

Sculpteo

The two schemes bellow are a good help to visualize it: Representation of 3D printed layers on a 10° slope. & More Additive manufacturing finishes layer thickness materialCreating a successful 3D printed object first requires you to anticipate the outcome.

Danny van Ryswyk’s Dark Wonderland: Master Artist Shares How He Hand-Paints Polyamide 3D Prints

i.materialise

The moment I visualize an idea, the real work begins. When the sculpture is finished I sign it and place it under an antique glass dome. Every so often, an artist comes along who pushes the boundaries of what we believe is possible.

Calling all 3D Designers: Do You Have What it Takes to Join the i.materialise 3D Modeling Service?

i.materialise

Read on about how Frederik Bussels , architect, 3D printed shoemaker, and owner of Visualize-to.be , is growing his 3D design business after being featured in our free directory. His business, Visualize-to.be has been a part of the 3D Modeling Service for just over two years.

3D Printed Shoes, Inside and Out

i.materialise

3D modeler Frederik Bussels from Belgian design studio Visualize-to.be Once printed, a cushioning layer is mounted on top to finish the insole  now perfectly customized according to your movement and where you apply pressure when you walk.

Take SOLIDWORKS 2017 Beta Software for a Test Drive Online through MySolidWorks

Javelin Tech Tips

For the 2017 beta the following products are available to try online: SOLIDWORKS® Premium (not including PDM), SOLIDWORKS® eDrawings® Professional , SOLIDWORKS® MBD , and SOLIDWORKS® Visualize Professional.

Great Software for 3D Printers

Thornburg Thoughts

The Sketchup Extension Warehouse has a free plug-in that lets you export your finished part as an STL file directly. My Finished projects are exported as OBJ files that can be easily converted to STL files by Meshlab (see below). One great feature of this program is that it lets you export your finished knot as an OBJ file if you want to tweak it in Meshlab (see below). You Finished knots can be sent out for metal plating in case you want to make your own jewelry.

Cytosurge Improve their FluidFM µ3Dprinter with Pinpoint Accuracy Tech

DIY 3D Printing

The cameras enable automated loading of the print tips (FluidFM iontips), printer setup, calibration and computer-assisted alignment to print on already existing structures as well as the visualization of the finished structures. I wrote about Cytosurge technology before.

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.

Top 4 Benefits of 3D Printing Models for Architects

i.materialise

Your clients can visualize your architectural designs better. You will instantly see the price for your 3D printed architectural model in more than 100 materials and finishes.

Infill and Strength: Functional Design Doesn’t Stop at the CAD Desk

3D Printing for Beginners

I’ll let Cliff do the talking from here: Designing functional objects to be 3D printed usually involves consideration of the required strength or durability of the finished object.

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Working with plastics in 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

–Of the seven or so major 3D printing technologies, the Stereolithography (SL) 3D printing process produces parts that come the closest to resembling plastic parts made through injection molding, as far as finish goes.

This Eyewear Is Set to Change How You See: Yuniku

Materialise

The style and fit of your frames determine the angle and size of your lenses and the distance they are set from your eyes, all of which could affect the visual performance of your glasses. If you wear glasses, you know that finding the right frames can be a challenge, to say the least.

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Ukiyo-e, Ancient Japanese Art Revived with 3D Printing

3D Printing for Beginners

What Techniques Did You Apply to Create the Final Finish of the Sculpture? We find the Kei-Sei Kei-Koku sculpture to be quite exceptional: not only is it visually stunning but it does also represent a perfect marriage between ancient art and leading edge technology.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Technology Preview – Part 1

The Solidworks Blog

DeNoiser in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Visualize uses machine learning to analyze the scene, find, and remove noise. By the time Day 1 General Session was finished, the Posters had been changed out and the social media content updated.

3D Printing in Color: The Power of a Realistic Concept Model, Fast

Stratasys

Textures can also be incorporated via graphic images that further the visual complexity that can be achieved, like wood or bricked surfaces ideal for architectural modeling. The result are parts built with the desired visual aesthetic quickly without the need for additional finishing.

Create Your Own Black Panther Mask for the Upcoming Premier

Shapeways Blog

Black Panther was a huge force at the box office, and many of the unique visuals that came out of the nation of Wakanda are thanks to 3D printing. Jessy used Do3D’s STL file, and then finished the job with his painting skills. We have to say, the finished product looks amazing.

Experience World War I with this 3D-Printed Model of the Atlantikwall Coastline

i.materialise

Existing photographs of the coast were only available in black and white – so there were no visual representations of the coloring of the coast during the world war. You don’t need to be a history buff to appreciate this model of the Belgian coastline during World War 1.

Stereo Summer: 10% Mammoth Resin Discount

i.materialise

Valid on all Mammoth Resin finishes. Mammoth Resin is suitable for visual models with limited functionality. It’s possible to get high-quality finished models through extra finishing steps. We’ve reached the final week of our Stereo Summer!

Driving packaging trends with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

In addition to producing standard preforms, which vary in neck finish, weight, color and shape, RETAL also manufactures bottle closures and preforms tailored to customer requirements. The packaging industry is changing in response to customers’ demands for improved sustainability by consumers.

Outsourcing options for 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

You don’t have to own a 3D printer to obtain prototypes or finished parts. A customer uploads the files to be 3D printed, selects a local 3D print Hub member, and receives or picks up their finished order within a matter of hours or days. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor.

We’re on TV! French TV Program M6 Turbo Showcases Materialise Bringing PEUGEOT FRACTAL Concept Car to Life

Materialise

We showed them around our laser sintering room, our home-grown Mammoth Stereolithography machines, and our finishing processes.

Artist Robert Lazzarini Discusses CubePro in the Arts

3D Systems

I used the ABS plastic for its durability and spray my models with a gray sandable primer, which on the ABS, finished nicely. For my work, 3D printing offers the ability to manipulate the fabric of the world and to quickly visualize it.

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How to Smooth PETG Prints

3D Printing Hub

This can require several steps if you really want to get a professional-grade finish. The key to getting a smooth finish even at the microscopic level is to fill in these gaps with an appropriate polishing compound.