Top 3 Industry Uses for PolyJet Printers

Modern Tech

Technologies like Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) are commonly known by both the most experienced, and novice, manufacturers. However, a vast number of professionals are not as aware of the use cases for Stratasys PolyJet technology.

How the Auto Industry Uses FDM 3D Printed Jigs, Gauges, and Fixtures

Fisher/Unitech

The automotive industry is finding that the traditional way of manufacturing tools for the production floor can be made better by implementing 3D printing. Higher demands on production and the need to cut costs without quality are driving forces for the implementation of 3D printing.

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Smile! Meet the 3D printer churning out teeth, nerves and gums for dentists

3D Printing Review

3D printing firm Stratasys’ latest device makes realistic models for the dental industry, rather than people’s mouths. The printer uses the company’s own PolyJet dental materials, promising “life-like gum textures” and various shades of colour in the resulting models.

BigRep and DMRC Secure Partnership on Additive Manufacturing (AM) Research Projects

Additive Manufacturing

Berlin, 27 June 2018: Leading large-scale 3D printer manufacturer BigRep today announced a partnership with the Direct Manufacturing Research Center ( DMRC ), one of the world’s foremost industrial research networks.

A new source for flexible 3D printing materials

Leslie's Blog

It is useful for printing seals, gaskets, custom plugs and flexible hinges. Shevock is a Mechanical Engineer who has worked with 3D models and automation for more than twelve years. Under the terms of the agreement, taulman3D will carry SemiFlex filament for its customers, and NinjaTek will carry taulman3D products, Nylon 645 and Alloy 910, targeting industrial use. Last year, Fenner Drives introduced a novel 3D printing material that has considerable elasticity.

The ‘Google’ of 3dprinting files? 3dfilemarket interviews 3Dshap.es CEO Seena Rejal

Philip Cotton

With model repositories growing in number every day, actually finding what you want can be a hard task and you might even have to search many different sites before get to discover the model you want. is different in that the site indexes the actual file and not the ‘tags’ of a model listing, meaning that you are far more likely to find what you need as the search is based upon the shape of the file. wants to index every 3D model on the web.

A Treasure Trove of AEC Insights and Discoveries

3D Perspectives

The truly innovative AEC professionals are looking beyond what’s been done, to what’s being done across other industries. Here you’ll gain insight from experts on the cutting edge of the industrialization of design and construction.

Building innovation using 3DEXPERIENCE on the cloud

3D Perspectives

The ambition to change the construction industry is what drives the young Canadian company CadMakers. Using virtual design and construction (VDC) they help contractors build in a smarter way, by pioneering innovations in building materials, design collaboration and construction processes.

Insight Tip

CATI Tech Notes

Use honeycomb internal structures for model material reduction without losing strength! The honeycomb sandwich construction is one of the most valued structural engineering innovations developed by the composites industry.

3D Printing in the Automotive Industry

Fisher/Unitech

In the automotive manufacturing industry, most projects share common goals. There has been much written over the past couple of years about unique and innovative 3D printing projects that have captured the automotive industries'' attention, but what are the real benefits being seen?

Will 3D Printing be the demise of Plastic Injection Molding?

Leslie's Blog

Some observers of the plastics manufacturing industry, especially those with a vested interest, would like to have you believe that 3D printing is going to be the demise of injection molding. Design changes are simply made to the CAD model. By Denny Scher.

3D Printed Drones are Making Drones More Affordable

Shapeways Blog

Kespry provides drone-based aerial intelligence for industrial use; drone parts 3D printed with Shapeways. Sometimes referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones have been in use by the United States military since the turn of the century. 3D Printing Industry Drones

How to Make a Prototype

In'Tech Industies

While prototypes can be made from just any material available at hand, several industries use rapid prototyping machines to create sophisticated working scale models of final products before mass-production. It does not even have to be a working model. Refine and hone your idea till you get to a stage where you can take it to the next level and build a real prototype that others can touch, feel, and use. The next step is to build a working model of the product.

Spotlight on MEMKO: Pushing Collaboration Across the Project Life Cycle to Revolutionize Design and Construction

3D Perspectives

When Miro Miletic began his career with Boeing in the 1990s, the aviation industry was at the precipice of tremendous change. With the 777, Miletic was part of the team to design and build an aircraft using 3D CAD as the master model. Jumping Across Industries.

Looking to the Future: Top 5 3D Printing Trends to Watch

i.materialise

It seems like every week new 3D printers, 3D modeling apps and materials are getting announced. Car manufacturers use 3D printing to produce rare spare parts or prototypes for upcoming cars , airplane manufacturers like Airbus even use end parts printed in 3D.

Robots, Fashion, and the Future of Manufacturing: Our Big M/RAPID Recap

Fisher/Unitech

Scott Crump, co-founder of Stratasys One of the things we wanted to do at the Big M was show the many different facets and uses of 3D printing, from the serious to the fun. Last week, we had the pleasure of attending the co-located Big M and RAPID conferences at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

3D Printing Takes Off

3D Perspectives

The medical industry uses the technique with living cells to create tissues and, perhaps one day, organs. AM then uses several binding techniques, including selective laser melting, direct metal laser sintering and laser deposition technology. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

Our Community Makes History: Congrats on 5 Million Strong & Flexible Prints!

Shapeways Blog

And what that means for the industry is that since 2010, Shapeways and EOS have created and now grown 3D printing “software as a service” for everyday people. While the overall 3D printing industry largely focuses on enterprises and industrial uses, Shapeways exists to take the power of that innovation and put it in the hands of people who otherwise wouldn’t have access to it.

Wearable Sensors Make Workplaces Safer

3D Perspectives

Another aspect of the study used sensors on bands on the wrist or body, or on necklaces, designed to avoid being invasive while employees worked , but which could signal problems by setting off an alarm via vibration, light or sound. By Catherine Bolgar.

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Autodesk launches ReMake

3D Printing Industry

The ability to digitize the physical world into high definition 3D models just took another leap forward. We are amazed by the creativity of our Beta community and the variety of industries using ReMake software,” said Tatjana Dzambazova, Senior Product Manager at Autodesk.

JEC World 2016 and Dassault Systèmes : Composites Disruptive Technologies

3D Perspectives

JEC World 2016 , the N°1 worldwide Composites Tradeshow which took place in Paris on March 8-10th, 2016 was an exciting opportunity for Dassault Systèmes to connect with Composites users and influencers across Industries. Enable Industrial Adoption of Additive Manufacturing.

CRP USA Exhibitor with Energica Ego and Windform 3D Printing at the Luxury Technology Show 2015

Additive Manufacturing

The last word in sustainable, high-performance mobility on two wheels, Energica Ego is the first green sportbike model to turn around the electric motorbike concept. This manufacturing process used by CRP makes it quick and easy to obtain prototypes and functional, high-performance components.

3D Systems Updates Their 3D Photo Booth

Fabbaloo

The premise of 3D Systems’ “3DMe” Photobooth is a kiosk-like service that could be used at malls, events or studios. The resulting 3D model is then sent to 3D Systems’ vast print service for physical production. 3D Systems first demonstrated a 3D photo booth in January 2014.

6 Facts About Drones You Need to Know

3D Printing Hub

The military uses drones almost as big as cars to transport inventory and keep an eye on hostile territories. Delivery services make use of large drones to deliver any number of parcels. The insurance industry is also investing heavily into drones to speed up the inspection process.

DuPont to Launch Multiple New Semi-crystalline Products for 3D Printing at RAPID + TCT 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Thompson will highlight new engineering materials for industrial use, describe alternative 3D printing methods such as pellet extrusion modeling and discuss tailored testing programs for printing materials.

3D Printing:Then and Now

Rapid Prototyping News UK

This accretion of layers, one on top of another and then bonded together using lasers or heat, remains the basis of the various AM technologies today. As a pioneer in AM, 3T RPD continues to innovate to keep itself at the forefront of Industry 4.0,

Canadian Researchers Help Pave the Way for Industrial Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Waterloo, ON, Canada – A newly formed NSERC strategic Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing ( HI-AM ), led by the University of Waterloo’s Professor Ehsan Toyserkani, is working on finding solutions to the roadblocks to broad and sustained industry adoption of metal AM.

Making the Mold: The Technology of Rapid Prototyping

3D Printing Hub

Through the use of additive manufacturing technology, rapid prototyping produces scale models of products using a combination of 3D printing technology and 3D computer-aided design (CAD) data. It is a field that has grown rapidly in the last couple of years, spurred by lower costs, advances in technology, and new industrial and commercial applications. The whole process of rapid prototyping starts with the 3D design data produced using CAD software.

Best Dual Extruder 3D Printers

3D Printing Hub

These are the products that send the message that dual extruder 3D printers can be extremely fun and easy to use too. Make and Model. For standalone printing, you can use a USB stick and start a print job using the knob-operated interface right next to the USB port.

Fastest 3D Printers in 2018

3D Printing Hub

There are different factors that can directly affect how fast a 3D printer can complete a 3D model. For example, a high-resolution 3D model will always drag down the print speed because thinner layers translate to more layers, which, in turn, means more work for the print head.

7 Best RC Airplanes Plus Beginner’s Guide

3D Printing Hub

The concept is a simple one—to fly model airplanes for fun. The models of today are lighter, go further, and fly for longer on a single charge than those of yesteryear. How much one of these RTF or model kits costs depends on your budget, needs, and your expectations.

7 Best FPV Quadcopters

3D Printing Hub

First Person View uses the following three viewing methods: Screens found on regular smartphones, tablets, or a remote controller (RC) display. There are many commercial and industrial uses for FPV too. The table below shows the models as they appear on the page.

Choosing Between PLA and ABS: Which one is better?

3D Printing Hub

Desktop 3D printing using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology has evolved rapidly in the past several years. Despite the wide range of available filaments, there are still two that remain at the top in terms of popularity and use: PLA and ABS. Easy to use.

Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

Additive Manufacturing

This is a dramatic change since many implants used for hip replacements haven’t been designed for active lifestyles. When analyzing a design using computer simulation, it is important to include all the various load cases a product might see during its life cycle.

7 Best GPS Drones

3D Printing Hub

The GPS drone market is healthy with plenty of different models to select. It’s always useful to brush up on your drone knowledge. The GPS drone market is healthy with plenty of different models to select. It’s always useful to brush up on your drone knowledge.

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3D Printers for Sale

3D Printing Hub

The vast majority of hobbyists use FDM printers. FDM stands for Fused Deposition Modeling. This is why a lot of private users and wide-ranging industries use the technology. There are a few great budget models that are more than satisfactory for under $400.

13th Rapid.Tech – New Trade Forum “3D Metal Printing” Explores Potential

Additive Manufacturing

It is therefore hardly surprising that growing numbers of companies are investigating the industrial use of AM technologies. will highlight when he discusses the use of selective laser melting (SLM) of the first magnesium powder, Elektron MAP 43, in lightweight designs.

Best Commercial Drones of 2018

3D Printing Hub

If you’re buying the drone for commercial reasons then perhaps you have specific uses for the drone in mind. For companies and services that have never used drones the advantages might not be clear. Drones with GPS enabled features are of particular use. Industrial use.

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Drone Pilot Jobs – In-depth guide on how to get one

3D Printing Hub

This growth is fueled not just because flying drones is fun, but also because drone flight has grown into a legitimate and profitable industry. In this article, we look at the types of jobs available for drone pilots, and what it takes to be successful in the commercial drone flight industry. Based on industry estimates, this value is expected to balloon to around $18 billion by 2022. Surveillance using drones is one of the more specialized applications of drone technology.

Solving Aerospace Manufacturing’s Complex Riddle

Design 2 Part News

Aero Gear manufactures gears and gearbox assemblies used in jet engines all over the world. Aero Gear ( www.aerogear.com ) manufactures precision gears and gearbox assemblies used by aerospace giants like Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Boeing, and General Electric.

RAPID-Unrivaled Authority on 3D Knowledge

Additive Manufacturing

You’ll hear from the world’s foremost additive manufacturing experts about how 3D technologies can cut costs, streamline production, increase efficiencies, and solve many other industry challenges. Industry-focused daily keynote presentations.

Rapid.Tech 2015: An Industry-Specific Approach for Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Involving Automotive, Aerospace, Dentistry, Medical Technology and Toolmaking

Additive Manufacturing

We take an industry-specific approach to the topic – both scientifically and practically – focusing primarily on the areas of automotive and aerospace engineering, dentistry, medical technology and toolmaking, and covering all the key aspects including machines, materials, design and use.