3D Printed Antenna Knowledge Base

DIY 3D Printing

Since I''m getting more involved with communal WiFi mash networks and open source smart city project in my town, I decided to research and make a small knowledge base on 3d printed antennas. Based on Aerosol Jet technology, the digital process prints conformal antennas using conductive nanoparticle silver inks. No plating or environmentally harmful materials are used in the process.

Enabling Flow: Knowledge Based Construction

3D Perspectives

The production system looks more like the image depicted below where every work stream is affected, and managing buffers and the four knowledge flows (Information, Design, Supply Chain / Logistics, and Site Assembly) are critical. Production System Knowledge Flow. The risk Pat believed they would discover materialized as he predicted. Knowledge Flow-Based Construction.

Brightlands Material Center and TNO Support Ministry of Defence with 3D Printing Knowledge

Additive Manufacturing

February 13, 2018 – Brightlands Materials Center ( BMC ) and TNO will support the Ministry of Defence in utilising 3D printing (also known as Additive Manufacturing) within its organisation; something which is geared to create considerable advantages for the Ministry. In the field of Additive Manufacturing, Brightlands Materials Center can draw from an outstanding knowledge base to support the Ministry in selecting materials and the application of 3D printing.

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Granta and Senvol Team Up On Selection of Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design and Senvol today announced that the Senvol Database™, the first and most comprehensive database of Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials and machines, will be available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™. As a result, development teams will be better able to find valuable AM data and to identify the best machines and materials for their projects.

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Can we make electronics energy self-sufficient?

3D Perspectives

They are using the 3D EXPERIENCE platform on the cloud for Chemistry, Simulation and Design solutions, giving them a knowledge based design tool to integrate in device, translate styling inputs into predictable energy, and create production data. They are also using BIOVIA in support of chemical formulation and material sustainability: specifically to replace the Chlora component in one of the layers, manage colors and lifetime.

Intelligent 3D Façade Templated Design

3D Perspectives

There is a way this can be achieved which is by using a templated approach to design or, to use another term, “Knowledge Based Engineering” Click to Tweet: Knowledge Based Engineering. Knowledge Based Engineering sounds like a complicated process but our simple application and approach allows an organisation to capture best practises and methodologies which become an automatic benefit for all concerned. By Geoff Haines.

Quintus Technologies HIP Marks Powder Metallurgy Expansion for Tiangong International Company

Additive Manufacturing

Accelerated cooling under pressure minimizes thermal distortion and improves material properties. The company designs, manufactures, installs, and supports high pressure systems for sheet metal forming and densification of advanced materials.

Get Twice as Many Free Exams When You’re on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

With it you can access the customer portal, the knowledge base, the forums, and of course MySolidWorks where we host hundreds of hours of online training materials. SOLIDWORKS customers who have an active subscription service in place are entitled to many benefits. For many years one of those benefits has been the ability to take some of our certification exams for free.

Creating a Perfect Custom Insole with 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The industry is moving ahead from a plaster cast based orthotics solution that take weeks to deliver to 3D printed custom-fit precision orthotics delivered in days. I had a vision to develop a new kind of orthotic insert that would take some of the key podiatry paradigms for motion control, and re-design the features through manufacturing capabilities like regional stiffness and thickness of materials, which cannot be easily undertaken by conventional manufacturing.

5 Ways to Celebrate 3D Printing Day


3D Printing Day might be the best moment to start learning about each fascinating 3D printing technology, or to add on to your existing knowledge base. To begin with, read our tutorials on the different aspects of 3D printing : from design to 3D scanning and materials. Just browse our website and blog to discover all the materials for 3D printing ad how each technology works. You can choose from more than 100 different finishes and materials : discover them all!

Stratasys Introduces 3D Printing Curriculum for Vocational, College and University Educators

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Our goal is to ensure that students are fully prepared to enter the new work environment with the right skill sets and knowledge base. Materials are free to educators and include a curriculum guide, supporting presentations, 3D models (STL files) and grading tools. Through project-based learning, students will experience 3D printing’s impact on the design process first-hand. Shelly Linor, Director of Education, Stratasys.

Exclusive SOLIDWORKS Online Training for Subscription Service Customers

Javelin Tech Tips

Assembly Drawings , introduction to Assembly Drawings, including Detailing, Views, Parametric Notes and Bills of Materials. Explore and Search advanced forums and knowledge base. MySolidWorks Standard Training. The SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service Program gives you immediate access to new software releases and upgrades, enhancement request privileges, live technical support, and comprehensive online resources to ensure you get the most from your 3D design experience.

Harnessing the Power of Cloud-Based Collaboration on an Architecture Project

3D Perspectives

For an architectural firm like New York-based SHoP Architects, expressing innovation means harnessing the power of diverse expertise in the design of buildings and environments to improve the quality of public life. We constantly seek innovative ways to build by using traditional materials like wood and prefabricated or modular systems for high-rise construction,” Sharples said. “We Click to Tweet: Harnessing the Power. of the Cloud in #Architecture. Expressing Innovation.

Five Steps to Industrialized Construction

3D Perspectives

More than 40% of the tradesmen’ time on a job site is spent on material handling; most of the work on a job site is performed by highly trained and paid skill tradesmen. construction job site is spent on material handling” To achieve comparable results as have been seen in the manufacturing and other industries the construction industry has to take these same five steps: 1. Skilled tradesmen need to break down the work based on the required sequence of installation.

LPW Releases New Metal AM Case Study

Additive Manufacturing

LPW Technology Ltd , the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, has added a new case study to its ever-growing suite of technical materials. LPW has state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, and undertakes a wide range of research and development to constantly expand the knowledge-base of the AM industry.

Controlling the SOLIDWORKS numbers

CATI Tech Notes

Round half to even – Using this method will remove the 5, then round the value based on an odd or even number. So how can you control values of an equation or Bill of Material? If you are looking for some additional information on this, search the SOLIDWORKS help menu, Search the Knowledge Base, check the My.SOLIDWORKS forums. Recently I have received several questions about controlling the precision of values in SOLIDWORKS.

The Top 20 SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips of all time posted on the Javelin blog

Javelin Tech Tips

Here is our top 20 list based on unique views by our readers: RANK. This tip on manually updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox came from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base. Selecting Base Scale for Exporting SOLIDWORKS Drawings to DXF/DWG. This procedure type post provides the steps for exporting SOLIDWORKS drawings to DXF/DWG format, and taking into account a scale factor to avoid incorrect dimensions and a potential loss of material.

BIM Brings Changes to Façade Design

3D Perspectives

In addition to the physical dimensions of the architectural envelope and required materials, design information also includes wind pressure resistant strength, seismic resistance, air tightness, water tightness, transformation, construction technology, heat transfer coefficient, etc. ” BIM-based façade design features Parametric design. Knowledge-based visual design. In BIM-based parametric modeling, design can be automatically modified by parameter driving.

What’s On the Agenda for AMUG 2018

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

This conference was developed for the users of professional additive manufacturing technology to share ideas, information and knowledge with fellow experts and colleagues. We will be at booth D9 on the AMUGexpo floor, with a booth experience that features machines, materials and parts to discover, and informational discussions with our subject matter experts to engage with during your AMUG experience.

DIMENSIONEXT: Additive & Substractive Metal Manufacturing Unified


The process also allows the selective adding of material in 3D to enhance existing parts produced using conventional production methods. to attack the quality angle — something that is central to metal 3D printing achieving it’s full potential — by developing a ‘recipe book’ of process parameters in a knowledge base for defect-free 3D printing of metals using the LENS process. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT.

Qubicle 3.0 Review and Tutorial: 3D Printing With a Voxel Editor


Qubicle is a fast and fun 3D editor based on charmingly retro voxels and a handful of easy rules. If you want to learn more about selection tools, auxiliary tools, and modifiers, you can take a look at the official Qubicle knowledge base here. Here you can pick one of 20 different materials and over 100 finishes and adjust the scale of your 3D print. For a great color effect, we advise you to select our multicolor material (see example below). Qubicle 3.0

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3D Printing: A Key Technology for the Experts of Tomorrow

Additive Manufacturing

London, August 9, 2017 – EOS , the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is expanding its Academia programme to promote powder-based 3D printing at universities and research institutions. As such they can actively teach their knowledge to others. The package makes it possible to establish an AM-specific knowledge base more efficiently, with the aim of benefiting from the advantages for both research and education.

Preparing for the Part 107 Knowledge Test

3D Printing Hub

Aside from the basic requirements – being at least 16 years of age and being physically and mentally sound – a drone pilot needs to take and pass the Part 107 knowledge test. In this article, we look at the best resources available for the budding commercial drone pilot to prepare for the knowledge test. These online training courses can offer a combination of reading materials, instructional videos, knowledge checks, and sample questions.

Mobile Computing – The Eyes That Empower People on the…

Design 2 Part News

Mobile devices can collect data on the fly throughout the plant, providing a swelling knowledge base that will enable the facility to avoid incidents, and do a better job of investigating them should they happen. Material Handling Attaching a mobile computing tablet to a forklift enables the driver to receive commands for retrieving product from warehouse shelves and the loading dock.

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Puris Discusses Titanium Powder Production and Near-Net Shape Titanium Parts for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Puris , LLC , based in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, USA, manufactures titanium powder for additive manufacturing. What effects can these contaminants have on titanium material properties? Raw material contamination. We produce our own electrodes whenever possible to ensure raw material integrity. We are actively engaged in a number of large part development projects that will expand our knowledge base relative to size, complexity and materials.

Working with its “Head in the Cloud”

Design 2 Part News

He retrieved real-time data about the job and realized a materials supplier was two days late. He then accessed the factory’s production schedule on his device and quickly swapped the delayed job with the job that was next in line since its material was already on hand. The cloud-based ERP system used by Chirch Global— Epicor Express —is an SaaS model, meaning “software as a service.” I can go online and find all the information through it being cloud-based,” he said.

A Powerful One-Two-Three Punch for American Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

If things go according to plan, the first Elio automobile—an 84-mpg three-wheeler with a base price of $7300—will roll off the assembly line at GM’s former Hummer H3 plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, next year, carrying with it Paul Elio’s commitment to creating American jobs and his faith in American automotive ingenuity. The Genius in the Supply Base. They can use their knowledge base to improve the product.”. By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine.