Disrupting Energy & Materials Business Models

3D Perspectives

If we think about the wasteland of businesses that have been left behind in recent history, some very well-known names have been put out to pasture by new players with business models that did not exist even a few years ago. Energy & Materials

Know Your Materials: Dental Materials

Modern Tech

Stratasys PolyJet 3D printers and specialty dental materials create multi-color dental models with unmatched accuracy that can mimic gum textures and print complex geometries. 3D Printing PolyJet Technology Medical 3D Printing Materials Know Your Materials

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Know Your Materials: ABS

Modern Tech

ABS is the most widely used polymer for Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printing. Although, many industries have taken advantage of the unique combination of UV resistance, vivid colors and glossy finish that set this material apart.

Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!

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Plus, this rubber-like material is now available in the US! Our Research Project Manager Giovanni Vleminckx has been working hard on getting this material ready for production, which is still fully flexible like the old TPU, but now even more resistant to abrasion and wear.

Foundry: MIT CSAIL Develops New Modeling System for Multi-Material 3D Prints

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Understanding Shapeways materials for Scale Models

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways shop owner Dain Penman of MadasU shares some insights into choosing the right material for printing scale objects meant to be part of a larger train set. When you are looking at a model to purchase, the material choices available can be confusing. 3D Modeling

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a 3D Model for 3D Printing

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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.

3DGence Introduces ESM-10 Soluble 3D Printing Support Material for PEEK and ABS Models

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Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence, a third wave 3D printing company, has just launched a new product that’s really cool: ESM-10 (Engineering Soluble Material), the first soluble support. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3DGence abs dissolvable support ESM-10 industrial 3d printing INDUSTRY F340 PEEK soluble 3D printing support materials soluble support

Blueprinter Introduces New Elastic Material and M2 Model

3D Printing Industry

Now it is even more likeable as it has introduced a new model which, combined with the new M-Flex material, will offer even better sintering performance.… … The original post Blueprinter Introduces New Elastic Material and M2 Model appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a 3D Model for 3D Printing

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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.

How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models

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Students with colour 3D printed models. It creates models , prototypes , tools and some finished products faster and with fewer constraints, empowering designers to make better-informed decisions and refine their design more quickly. 3D Printing in multiple materials and colours.

Introducing Our Two New Materials!

Shapeways Blog

Whether you’re an entrepreneur in the midst of expanding your business or a first-time creator experimenting with a new product, your idea deserves the highest quality materials. This material offers high stiffness and high structural integrity.

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Submit your multi-material print models for E3D’s ToolChanger design competition

3D Printing Industry

Makers are encouraged to submit STL design models to demonstrate the multi-material capabilities of the E3D’s ToolChanger technology. The winning models will be printed by E3D at upcoming trade shows, including the Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF) 2019 and Rapid + […]. Design E3D Online Midwest RepRap Festival Midwest RepRap Festival 2019 MRRF MRRF19 multi-material 3D printing multimaterial 3d printing ToolChanger

This 3D Printer Creates Real Bones Using Synthetic Material

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A new 3D printer created by an engineer from the University of Waterloo is capable of printing 3D joints and implants that are made from the same material as the human bone. 3D Modeling Health & Medical 3D printed bones 3D Printing medical industry University of Waterloo

Save Money by Making Models Hollow

Shapeways Blog

For some designs and materials, hollowing out your 3D models can save you money when printing. One of the best reasons to use Shapeways for 3D printing is having access to high-quality and incredibly efficient materials. Because of this, you’ll want to prepare your model file.

Know Your Materials: VeroClear RGD810

Modern Tech

Transparent material (VeroClear™ RGD810™) is a rigid, nearly colorless material featuring proven dimensional stability for general purpose, fine-detail model building and visual simulation of transparent thermoplastics such as PMMA.

Stacking 3D Models for Bulk Printing

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways prices depend on many factors, including how much space is taken up in the printers, how much material is used, and other processing considerations. per part to print this material in Natural White.

Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is host to many appearances and materials that help your consumers (designers, students, CEO’s, etc) see how their products will look like in real life. Now, with a recent update, SOLIDWORKS Sell has implemented over 250 of those materials into its own library.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Are you thinking of learning 3D modeling? Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? Jonathan, you are a professional 3D modeler with years of experience. Doesn’t the world have enough 3D modelers already? It all starts with a model.

Introducing Three Tough SLA Plastic Materials

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways is excited to announce the launch of three new SLA Plastic materials that provide extreme durability, high resolution and detail as well as a smooth surface. Our SLA Plastic launch includes the following three acrylate-based materials: Accura® 60. Wind tunnel models.

Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

However, the trial-and-error method currently available to create such parts with limited materials is not suited for components that would need to survive the harsh environment of space. By Paul A.

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

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You don’t need to be a history buff to appreciate this model of the Belgian coastline during World War 1. Using aerial photographs of the coast taken during 1914-1918, researchers at the museum recreated a basic 3D model of the coastline. Applying color to the model.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a 3D Model for 3D Printing

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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.

Shapeways Teams Up With Stratasys to Offer Full-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printing to Customers

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed models agreement Biologic Models full color 3d printing J750 multi-material 3D printer shapeways stratasys Stratasys J750 3D printer Stratasys multi-material printing TCT Show 2018People and organizations all around the globe use Shapeways, the largest 3D printing service and marketplace in the world, to build up business by creating 3D printed products. The company, which has.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Are you thinking of learning 3D modeling? Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? Jonathan, you are a professional 3D modeler with years of experience. Doesn’t the world have enough 3D modelers already? It all starts with a model.

3D Printing Strong and Sturdy Models

Shapeways Blog

Here in the real world, a 3D model can only be so thin or fragile; models with very skinny wires or delicate parts might break after printing, or worse, not be able to 3D print at all. Thin or narrow models can be easily broken or separated during post production.

Did You Know You Can Turn a 2D Photo into a Printable 3D Model?

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3D printing authority Sculpteo wrote about a method to turn 2D photos into 3D models in a recent blog post. According to Sculpteo, anyone interested in turning their 2D photos into 3D printed models will need to have a basic understand of Extrude Tool, MeshMixer, Blender, or SketchUp.

Material advances in metal 3D printing

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Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. This year, it was materials. During processing, the laser heats the powder material to 60 to 70° C for fusing.

3D Printing Tutorial: Print Your Autodesk Maya 3D Model

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When turning your 3D model into a 3D print, the software you’re using may require some extra editing before you end up with a printable piece: the wall thickness needs to be checked, the model needs to be watertight, and your final printing size needs to be defined.

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Announcing Shapeways Materials Updates

Shapeways Blog

We are so excited to announce the release of updates to our materials portfolio. To make for a simpler, more user-friendly creation process, we have also updated our Materials Hub. The post Announcing Shapeways Materials Updates appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

Top 4 Benefits of 3D Printing Models for Architects

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When 3D printing architectural models, you combine the precision of virtual 3D modeling with the tangibility of a physical object. Architects used to create scale models mostly out of wood or foam, but more and more of them are embracing the benefits of 3D printing their newest designs.

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

Leslie's Blog

The more you know about available materials, the easier it will be to get the final build results you seek. The key to a thriving 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) industry will be materials. And users continue to question the high costs of some materials.

PhD Candidate 3D Printing Kidney and Prostate Models for Clinical Trial with Stratasys

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The LaGuardia Studio at New York University (NYU), a 3D printing studio, offers students, faculty, alumni, researchers, and visiting artists the chance to take advantage of cross-discipline curricula. View the entire article via our website.

Cancer gets kicked by 3D printed radiotherapy models

3D Printing Industry

At the Tomsk Cancer Research Institute of Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia, a team has developed a new, 3D printable material, that helps to asses […]. Medical & Dental 3D printed models cancer cancer research cancer treatment dosimetry phantoms medical modeling phantom organs phantoms Radiation radiotherapy Tomsk Tomsk Cancer Research Institute Tomsk Polytechnic University Yuri Cherepennikov3D printing is helping researchers in the fight against cancer.

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #2 – Taulman 618 and Taulman 645 Nylon

3D Printing for Beginners

Welcome to another post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series. Keep on reading to find out how these materials can benefit your 3D printing projects. Click here to download the 3D model files. . Click here to download the 3D model files. . Materials

EnvisionTEC Releases New Dental Material

3D Printing Industry

EnvisionTEC, the Germany based manufacturer of industrial level proprietary Digital Light Processing 3D printers, has introduced a new orthodontic material for its 3SP range. Ortho Tough 3DP Material is a high toughness resin for the dental market, aimed at labs and practices.

CAD vs. Modeling: Which 3D Software to Choose?

Shapeways Blog

Overall, design software falls into two camps: CAD and 3D Modeling. Alternatively, 3D modeling packages more commonly used for making organic elements used for film special effects and video games. 3D Modeling. This is where 3D modeling software comes in.