U.S. Army secretary places 3D printing center of modern policy

3D Printing Industry

Establishing a policy for the four official factions of the U.S. Army, the directive focuses specifically on “Enabling Readiness and Modernization Through Advanced Manufacturing” encompassing additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and advanced composite materials. In September 2019, U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy issued a directive supporting the force’s ongoing implementation of 3D printing.

Mature Content Tagging (and more policy updates)

Shapeways Blog

Today, we’re rolling out a series of updates to the policies that govern what happens here at Shapeways. There are some smaller, incremental changes discussed towards the bottom of this post, but the biggest update is to our content policy. Other Policy Updates.

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Policy Updates from Shapeways

Shapeways Blog

Today we’re excited to roll out a batch of updates to our policies. As a reminder, you can always find links to archived versions of policies on that policy’s page. For those of you looking for a quick summary of the changes, here it is: - We’ve revised our content policy. The result is increased transparency around what we will and will not print, opening up a number of new possibilities for models. - We’ve updated our privacy policy.

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed…

Design 2 Part News

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Momentum. Clearly, government policy changes and expectations of those changes are key to accelerating the trend. Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report.

Understanding DJI’s Return Policy: Should I Buy Direct from DJI?

3D Printing Hub

If you find yourself in this situation, then read on as scrutinize the details of DJI’s Return and Refund Policy. If these do not work and the period when you kept the product exceeds 14 days, then you may still be eligible for the return policy depending on when you first contacted DJI. Take note that this replacement policy will not apply if the drone has been damaged by external factors such as fire, strong winds, or lightning strikes.

Foreign Policy Magazine Names Jennifer Lewis 2014 Global Thinker for 3D Bioprinting Research

3D Printing Industry

a key member of the Wyss Institute Core Faculty has been selected as one of Foreign Policy‘s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 for her disruptive research into 3D bioprinting. “Her deep understanding of the physics and chemistry of materials has propelled Jennifer to the forefront of additive manufacturing, and now 3D bioprinting,” said Wyss Institute Founding Director Donald Ingber, M.D., By Rachel Park. Jennifer Lewis, Sc.D.,

UNYQ Collaborates with Studio Bitonti for 3D Printed Align Scoliosis Brace—Attractive, Lightweight & Smart


A name that continues to grow in terms of fashion and materials innovation, we’ve long been. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed orthotics 3D printed prosthetic covers 3D printed scoliosis brace Francis Bitonti Office of Science and Technology Policy Studio Bitonti The White House unyq UNYQ Align scoliosis brace UNYQ Peformance White House Office of Public EngagementWhen I hear the name Bitonti, I immediately see 3D printing and high fashion intersecting.

The Lasergirls Cosplay Tips: How To Choose The Right 3D Printing Material For Your Costume

Shapeways Blog

Below are their recommendations for using Shapeways materials. Before getting started though on your 3D Printed Cosplay Journey, be sure to review your event’s weapons policy and make sure that your creation fits within any size, material, and/or safety regulations.

Stratasys Promotes New Pathway – Aircraft Interiors Certification Solution

Additive Manufacturing

AMazing ® : In an earlier press release, the solution process was undergoing a qualification program under FAA oversight at the National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP). What benefits does a NCAMP qualified material offer to aircraft manufacturers and material suppliers?

Chemelot Innovation and Learning Labs (CHILL) Partners with Brightlands Materials Center to Strengthen the Footprint of Experimental Facilities

Additive Manufacturing

Geleen – (May 2018) – Chemelot Innovation and Learning Labs (CHILL) , the innovative learning and working community at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, announced a collaboration with Brightlands Materials Center , a leading R&D center in the field of sustainable materials solutions.

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detail drawing bill of material & ballon problem in solidworks

The Solidworks Blog

detail drawing bill of material & ballon problem in solidworks. i am a create bill of material. after i want to add all description by manuallyin bill of material because all bill of material is get data from part name given by ERP. but when i am fill up the bill of material manually after given auto ballon. than add ballon no but when i am change any thing in number in bill of material also effect. Privacy Policy. Forums. MySolidWorks.

CMU CIT Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Optimizing Soft Material 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Researchers in CIT have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3-D printing. Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University ’s College of Engineering have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3-D printing.

Equispheres’ Aluminum Alloy Powders Can Be Used in Binder Jet 3D Printing Process


Last summer, Lockheed Martin invested $5 million, under the Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) and Industrial Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, in Canadian materials science company Equispheres. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D metal powder 3d printed automotive applications 3d printing metal powder aluminum alloy binder jet printing Equispheres McGill University metal binder jetting metal powder sintering testing

SABIC Again Expands Fast-Growing Additive Manufacturing Materials Portfolio with Launch of Three New Filaments at RAPID + TCT

Additive Manufacturing

Worth, Texas, April 24, 2018 – SABIC , a global leader in the chemical industry, announced here at RAPID + TCT the third expansion of its additive manufacturing materials offering within 12 months.

Next Generation Refrigerants – A Step Toward Zero Ozone Depletion and Carbon Footprint Reduction!

BIS Research

This rising concern of environmental impact and global warming propelled the demand for next generation refrigerants in chemicals and advanced material industry.

RECODE Network Launch Event – 3rd June, London

Capturing the Value

Combined with this is the cross-disciplinary requirement for radically new methods of engaging end-users, empowering customer interaction, facilitating ad-hoc supply chains, re-capturing and re-deploying valuable materials, optimising manufacturing processes, informing new user-driven design of customised goods and services, developing novel business models and implementing data-driven open innovation.

What’s ahead for 3D printing in health care

Leslie's Blog

The key factors behind this forecast growth are: –3D printers ability to work in multiple materials, often simultaneously, –print in color, –be portable or powered by non traditional sources of energy, like solar power. –the growing availability of biocompatible materials. –the materials segment is expected to grow rapidly in North America and Europe, due to the established systems market. Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.,

11 Things to Check Before Sending Your 3D Model for Printing

Shapeways Blog

To ensure your model isn’t hampered by any weak walls, muddied details, or fused parts, review our 11 checklist items below to learn more about what makes a successful print, and don’t forget to follow the design guidelines for your specific material. Design for your material. Each checklist item applies differently to each material. The material design guidelines are your primary resource for designing 3D printable products.

Largescale adoption of metal 3D printing by US military could take >10 years, experts say

3D Printing Review

The problem you run into, particularly with aircraft systems, is that there are certain characteristics of those parts that you have to have — its material properties as well as qualities such as surface finish. …

Inside 3D Printing Expands to Entire 3D Printing Week in New York City

3D Printer

” Participants include Danny Cabrera, CEO & Co-Founder, BioBots, a desktop bio-materials 3D printer and Tammy Ogletree, Account Manager, North America, Mimics Innovation Suite, Materialise Biomedical Engineering Software & Services.

What Does the DJI Warranty Cover?

3D Printing Hub

In this article, we tackle what DJI’s warranty policy covers, what to avoid doing so you can make claims under the warranty, and we show you how to check if the drone you purchased is actually brand new. What are the terms of the DJI limited warranty policy? All brand new DJI drones automatically come with the limited warranty policy. The policy only applies to DJI products that have been purchased directly from DJI or from authorized retailers.

We Can Make: re-imagining manufacturing in Bristol

Capturing the Value

Smart factories, digital fabrication technologies, new materials and changes in distribution networks are radically re-shaping who makes what, where and how. What policy decisions and investment in skills and infrastructure need to be made to ensure that places like South Bristol don’t miss out? Thursday, 22 September 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST). WHERE? Filwood Green Business Park – 1 Filwood Park Lane Off Hengrove Way, Bristol, BS4 1ET, United Kingdom – View Map.

printrbot GO – suitcase belts and signature panel


Even if I was happy to roll the dice with little bits possibly breaking off where the Sharpie signatures trailed off and that kind of thing, they weren’t interested in diverging from their material specific policies. Since before I even owned the GO!

Helping to grow 3dprinting, DesignBox3D leads the way.

Philip Cotton

Preet states, ‘Our partnership with Dynamo3D, to bring high speed, multi-material, precision 3D printing in the form of a professional desktop 3D printer is one that we are extremely excited about. Ever needed an unbiased view of a 3dprinter?

The Emergence of Additive Manufacturing – special issue of TFSC published

Capturing the Value

Government policy. What types of public policy are effective at supporting the emergence of AM? What policies are necessary to ensure that sufficient AM skills are acquired within the workforce? How are proprietary and open material standards affecting AM adoption? What effect will a greater understanding of material properties and the development of new materials have on the adoption of AM?

Velleman Vertex K8400 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

Open filament policy. Prints: PLA, ABS Testing with other materials in progress. Velleman is European DIY giant and had a very successful run with their K8200 3d printer (3Drag). Here is the successor: the Vertex K8400 dual head 3d printer.

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Reason TV report on 3d printing: From Guns to Pastries

DIY 3D Printing

Aleph Objects'' Harris Kenny (a former Reason Foundation policy analyst), who discussed the power of open source design and how 3D printing is allowing scientists to create cheap prosthetics and lab equipment. How 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Make Practically Everything.

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3DP-RDM Scoping Workshop – Discussion Activity 2 Outputs

Capturing the Value

Material supply chain. Group 1: Material supply chain. Materials science. Material development. Dual sourcing of materials essential for robust process/business model. Effect of significant increase in demand on existing raw material supply chain.

Carnegie Mellon University: 3-DIY – Printing Your Own Bioprinter

Additive Manufacturing

Usually there’s a trade-off,” explains Feinberg, “because when the systems dispense smaller amounts of material, we have more control and can print small items with high resolution, but as systems get bigger, various challenges arise.

idesign Challenge 2016 : Get $15 towards prototyping

Shapeways Blog

Feel free to design for whatever material you think is best. Set the prices with your markup for the materials you want to offer in (we’d recommend the Strong and Flexible family) Models must be *.stl In life there are some things you can always count on.

Part 107 Changes Will Relax Commercial Drone Flight Restrictions

3D Printing Hub

The testing and training materials will be updated to include information about night operations, as well as information on changed regulations. A remote identification policy will greatly enhance safety and accountability among the community of drone pilots.

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Hack Off-the-Shelf 3-D Printer Towards Rebuilding the Heart

Additive Manufacturing

Models of hearts, arteries, bones and brains are 3-D printed out of biological materials. Adam Feinberg, associate professor of biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering, describes and demonstrates his work in 3-D printing soft materials.

10 movers and shakers to watch in 3D printing (orginally posted on geektime.com 17/12/2014)

Philip Cotton

The Harvard University materials scientist is too busy developing the next generation of 3D printing, including microscopic electrodes and tissue interwoven with blood vessels. Lewis was also recently named one of Foreign Policy ‘s 100 Leading Global Thinkers – not too shabby

Stratasys Shaping Future of Manufacturing at European Business Summit

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Ben Lazarus, Stratasys, speaks with Corina Crețu, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, and MEP Andrey Novakov. 3D printing growth and opportunity in Europe discussed with policymakers and business community.

Smart Manufacturing Experience Will Highlight Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Landscape

Additive Manufacturing

Advanced Materials. Located near the nation’s capital, AMT is the industry’s voice for policies and initiatives that increase global competitiveness, speed the pace of innovation, and support the development of an advanced manufacturing Smartforce.

SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda – Part Two: Arriving in Rwanda

The Solidworks Blog

It’s been 11 years since the plastic bag policy became law, and everyone is very conscious and respectful of the law. Many of the homes were constructed with local materials, including sticks and mud bricks. Back to Part 1.

Card Holder Design Challenge

Shapeways Blog

Using your favorite 3D modeling software, design an accessory for a new gift card holder in the material of your choosing. Set the prices with your markup for the materials you want to offer in (we’d recommend the Strong and Flexible family) Models must be *.stl

CAD Jobs: Engineering SysAdmin in Goshen, IN


Coordinate and produce training material for Solidworks and EPDM usage. Our customer Supreme Corporation in Goshen, Indiana is looking for a new Engineering Systems Administrator. Are you their candidate? Check out the job description below and then contact them at the details listed below. Engineering Systems Administrator DETAILS: Responsible for design and maintenance of Solidworks CAD and EPDM systems at Supreme.

Remote ID Solutions – How They Differ from Existing Drone Tracking Systems?

BIS Research

we are waiting for policy decisions which would require an operator to acquire a remote identification solution. In an expert interview with Chris Kucera , Director of Air Operations of Analytical Graphics Inc., insights on the remote ID solutions were discussed.

3DP-RDM Scoping Workshop 2016 – Discussion Activity 1 Outputs

Capturing the Value

Integrated CAD system, geometry/material composition/quality control/integrity/rights management. What is the best 3DP policy: proactive or reactive? Coventry University, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Research Centre. In the same vein as the first scoping 3DP-RDM workshop in 2015, the 2016 scoping workshop featured two distinct discussion activities.

Earn $15 for Free: Join the Ornament CustomMaker Challenge

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways will also choose our favorite models to be printed, professionally photographed and included in promotional material. Feel free to design for whatever material you think is best, but make sure they can hang from a tree. Ornament CustomMaker Challenge!

SOLIDWORKS World Partner Pavilion Preview – Part I

The Solidworks Blog

The Ultimaker 3 is the market’s leading industrial-grade desktop 3D printer that achieves complex designs and improved 3D print performance, thanks to its unique auto-nozzle lifting system, professional build and support material combinations, and swappable print cores.

UK Among World’s Top Five Economies for 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Policy recommendations. George commented: “The government can accelerate the domestic market by being an early adopter through its procurement policies, and by supporting uptake among small businesses.