UNM Researchers Developing Bone-Ligament Adherence Systems, Using Student-Built 3D Bioprinter


A couple of years ago, 3D printing entered the curriculum at the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Valencia campus, and researchers at the main campus in Albuquerque are now attempting to use 3D. 3D Printers 3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinter 3d bioprinting 3d printed biomaterials biomaterials bone mechanical engineering new mexico orthopaedic research research grant stem University of New Mexico UNM women in stem wrist surgery

3D Printed Ligaments Could Change the Way Common Injuries are Treated


3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d bioprinting 3D printed ligaments bioprinting electrospinning University of New MexicoLigament tears are becoming more common in sports. They’re painful and debilitating, and difficult to treat. The current standard is to replace the torn ligament with tendons, but that can. View the entire article via our website.


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10 Ways 3D Printing Changed Medicine in 2018


3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed bionic eye 3D printed cardiac patch 3d printed eye 3d printed implants 3D printed ligaments 3d printed lung 3d printed medical models 3D printed neural scaffold 3D printed placenta 3d printed prosthetics 3D printed rib 3D printed rib implant 3D printed talus 3d printed tissue BIOLIFE4D Médecins Sans Frontières University of Minnesota University of New MexicoThe stream of 3D printing news coming from the medical world is almost constant.

IDS Releasing Aerosol-Based Desktop Electronics 3D Printer at NextFlex Innovation Day


3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d electronics printer 3d electronics printing 3d printing electronics aerosol jet 3d printing desktop 3D printer IDS Integrated Deposition Solutions NanoJet new mexico NextFlexComing up on August 8th, the NextFlex consortium will be holding an Innovation Day at its San Jose, California headquarters. The invitation-only workshop (request an invite here) celebrates the. View the entire article via our website.

Research Tests 3D Printed Electronic Components for Space Flight


In a three-year experiment, the COSMIAC Research Center at the University of New Mexico has been researching and testing electronics that have been embedded into 3D printed systems. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3d printed circuit boards 3d printed electronics 3D printed satellites COSMIAC Research Center University of New Mexico

UNM Valencia to Offer 3D Printing Mini-Certification with 12-Hour Semester Course


They’ve taken on 3D printing at University of New Mexico’s Valencia campus, and the results are pretty spectacular. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printing certification 3d printing classes 3d printing education college new mexico STEM education UNM Valencia Equipment made its way onto the campus a couple of years ago, and 3D modeling classes... View the entire article via our website.

Netherlands’ Landré Enters Partnership with Optomec to Distribute LENS 3D Metal Printers in Benelux Region


New Mexico-based Optomec specializes in the technology of 3D printing of micron-scale electronics and laser technology. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printer distribution belgium benelux distribution deal distribution partnership europe landre luxembourg Netherlands new mexico optomec While they not only innovate and introduce these technologies to their customers, they have an added goal, and that’s to... View the entire article via our website.

Men Are from Mars: Women Select the Ideal (3D Printed) Penis


3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed penis 3d printed penis size study anatomy Dr. Nicole Prause sex 3d printing thingiverse UCLA University of New MexicoIn a recent study–slightly more scientific than a recent poll to determine what men view as the ideal lady parts–researchers printed out a range of penis models and then called on women to rate... View the entire article via our website.

Brothers Use 3D Printing and Nanotechnology to Create "PERK" Automatic Third Wave Coffee Maker


3D Design 3D Printing Business 3D printed demo product 3d printing makerspace coffee coffee machine kickstarter kickstarter campaign LulzBot Taz 5 3D printer MAKE Santa Fe makerspace community nanotech new mexico non-profit PERK reduced gravity startup wevolverUnless I want to start the day like Oscar the Grouch, I have a cup of coffee every morning; I once told someone that I drank coffee for the benefit of others. I try my best to keep it at just one.

PrintRite3D Continues to Change Advanced Manufacturing as Sigma Labs Partners with Jaguar Precision Machine Corporation


3D Printing 3D Software Business 3d print quality assurance 3D printing quality assurance 3d software advanced manufacturing commercial alliance industry partnerships Jaguar Precision Machine Morf3D new mexico PrintRite3D Sigma Labs strategic partnershipTwo is better than one, or so the saying goes. Collaborations, alliances, partnerships, what have you – these work because each party brings its own unique strengths to the table; or, to quote.

Optomec Announces New Aerosol Jet HD2 Electronics 3D Printer


Additive manufacturing systems supplier Optomec is pretty well-known in the industry for its LENS 3D printers for metal components, but the New Mexico-based company has also made major waves.

Sigma Labs’ First Contract for Newest 3D Printing Quality Control Software Goes to Coherent


Headquartered in New Mexico, Sigma Labs, Inc. NASDAQ:SGLB) is one of the best-known developers of commercial in-process quality assurance (IPQA) software for additive manufacturing of metals. View the entire article via our website.

Optomec Proprietary Vision System, AutoCLAD, Integrates with Hybrid Additive Manufacturing


Optomec, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has just announced the release of AutoCLAD, a proprietary vision system that is also part of the traditional LENS metal 3D printer family. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing AutoCLAD Automotive DED industrial 3d printing optomec

Optomec Opens New EMEA Operations Center in Switzerland


New Mexico-based company Optomec has been around since 1997, and has gotten a lot accomplished in those 21 years. The company is known for two major 3D printing technologies. Aerosol Jet 3D printing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business EMEA Empa optomec Optomec GmbH

Samsung Electronics Using Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D Printing to Make Next-Generation Consumer Electronics


New Mexico-based Optomec, which supplies production-grade 3D printing systems for electronics applications and LENS Directed Energy Deposition 3D printers for the manufacturing of metal parts and. View the entire article via our website.

Sigma Labs Expands into Europe, Granted Patent for Monitoring Additive Manufacturing Processes


Sigma Labs, a quality assurance software company based in New Mexico, is expanding to Europe with a new sales and support team overseas for the first time. In addition, the company has hired Markus. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Software Business 3d printing patents expansion Markus Meidenstein PrintRite3D Sigma Labs

Scientists Have Used 3D Printing to Find the Perfect Penis Size

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Researchers from the University of California Los Angeles and University of New Mexico have used 3D printing to find the most desirable penis size. To conduct their test , Dr. Nicole Prause and her team made 100 possible dimensions for an erect penis in blue plastic to eliminate any racial bias. They then whittled it down to the 33 which they presented to test subjects.

Optomec Expands Sales in China and Taiwan through Partnership with DETEKT


If a full month goes by without Optomec announcing a new distribution partnership, it’s an unusual month at 3DPrint.com. The New Mexico-based additive manufacturing company has been rapidly. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d printing partnerships aerosol jet 3d printing Aerosol Jet technology DETEKT optomec Optomec LENS printers

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X Five Axis Electronics 3D Printer is a Hit with the Internet of Things


New Mexico-based industrial 3D printing technology manufacturer Optomec is reporting that their Aerosol Jet 5X printing system has been getting quite a bit of attention from companies creating. View the entire article via our website.

Optomec Taps Semitronics to Distribute Their 3D Printed Electronics & Aerosol Jet Systems in the UK & Ireland


New Mexico-based Optomec, among the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial, production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printing metals and 3D printing electronic components, has just signed a distribution deal with Semitronics Sales Ltd.

Optomec Expands into Australia and New Zealand in New Partnership with Emona Instruments


We’re about one-third of the way through 2016, and thus far, it’s been a very good year for Optomec, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company specializing in manufacturing different. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Aerosol Jet Aerosol Jet 5X Aerosol Jet technology australia distribution partnership electronics 3D printing Emona metal 3d printing new zealand optomec Optomec LENS printers

Optomec Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printing System, Used By Researchers to Make Dissolvable Magnesium Medical Implants


New Mexico-based Optomec is well-known for both its aerosol jet technology, which is used to 33D print electronics, and its other patented AM process: LENS, which uses Directed Energy Deposition. View the entire article via our website.

The Robotics Mom: Shelly Gruenig’s Passion for Working with Young People

The Solidworks Blog

Gruenig founded the community-based Rio Rancho Robo Runners , or R4 Robotics, in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, just outside of Albuquerque, in 2005. Since then, R4 Robotics has won the New Mexico state championship 10 times and took first place in the BEST Robotics Texas Regional in 2014 and 2018. With a Ph.D. in Workforce Education, Dr. Shelly Gruenig has long had an interest in helping others build successful, gratifying careers.

U.S. Senator Udall Advances Funding for Construction at NM Military Bases, NM Veterans

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Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate Appropriations Committee to approve legislation to fund important military construction projects and veterans’ care in New Mexico and across the country. billion increase to the Department of Veterans Affairs, which will help improve care for veterans throughout New Mexico and nationwide. million to construct a new hazardous cargo pad and taxiway for aircraft transporting explosives and other dangerous material.

Space Exploration: How Advances in CAD are out of this World

The Solidworks Blog

Sites such as New Mexico’s Spaceport America have seen dozens of test launches in the industry’s pursuit of perfecting the endeavour. From Yuri Gagarin’s fledgling foray into orbit to Neil Armstrong’s one small step and beyond, space exploration holds humanity’s attention like no other scientific discipline. The public’s evergreen fascination with galactic travelling has pushed scientific advancement and discovery beyond our earthly atmosphere.

Symbols + Science = Jewelry Styles for All

Shapeways Blog

His designs reflect a modern adaptation of symbols rooted in native New Mexico. Looking to revamp your jewelry collection? Symbols are one way to make a statement without going overboard. They also lend as great conversation pieces for history buffs, trendsetters, and Biochem masters alike. Our community across the globe has designing symbols down to an art and we’re showing you the creations you don’t want to miss. .

Happy 10th Anniversary NMSUG!

The Solidworks Blog

Rachel York and I headed out to Albuquerque last week to help the New Mexico SOLIDWORKS User Group celebrate their 10 year anniversary. Sometime after that, Brandon Roby took over, and then in late 2013, William Radigan became the new group leader. It was a great meeting complete with 3D Printing, Rachel’s “The Certification Game” session, students, and three of the four leaders of the group from the past ten years. NMSUG members are all smiles.

UTA’s FSAE Texas Autocross Weekend 2014 Supported by SolidWorks VAR GoEngineer

The Solidworks Blog

There were 25 cars at the event, with over 50 drivers and 10 teams, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M, University of Texas, University of New Mexico, Oklahoma State University, University of North Texas, Kansas University, Auburn University, University of Oklahoma, University of Windsor.

SolidWorks World 2015

Axis CAD Solutions

The new year is upon us and for some that means SolidWorks World is right around the corner. This year I’ll be giving 3 presentations on rendering, releasing some research from a recent project I’ve completed, making some announcements about an exciting new business venture I’m involved in and stopping by the New Mexico SWUG to give a presentation. This session is meant to expose the new PhotoView user to the tools available inside the software.

Getting inside the Head of the Tyrannosaurus Rex with Materialise Mimics


A reimagining of the new tyrannosaur Timurlengia euotica © Scientific American; original painting by Todd Marshall. The fossilized remains of a new horse-sized dinosaur, Timurlengia euotica, reveal how Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top predators, according to a new study published in the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Will Fab@Home Succeed?

Wohlers Talk

Also, a kit is available from Koba Industries, a machine shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for $2,975. Fab@Home has been receiving a lot of attention lately. What is it? Fab@Home is an open source 3D printer development at Cornell University. Hod Lipson, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Evan Malone, a PhD candidate in Lipsons Computational Synthesis Lab, are working together on the project.

NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

New technologies in imaging and manufacturing, including 3D printing, are opening possibilities for mimicking biological structures in a way that has been unprecedented in human history,” said Dhruv Bhate, associate professor, Arizona State University. The Grant Represents the Strength of 3D Printing in Arizona Exemplified by the Strong Cooperation Between Industry and Academia. TEMPE, Ariz., August 14, 2018 ?

Machine Tool Distributor Inks Partnership with Industrial 3D Printing Company to Meet Customer Demand

Additive Manufacturing

Built on a foundation of fairness, after-sales support, and hard work, the company has grown to more than 170 employees covering eight office locations in 14 states including Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. EOS and Hartwig Inc. partnership brings full-line distribution of additive manufacturing equipment possible. Novi, Mich.

NASA’s Dr. Jess Waller Receives ASTM/SES Painter Award for Work on Nondestructive Testing Standards

Additive Manufacturing

polymer scientist at the NASA Johnson Space Center White Sands Testing Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 30, 2015— ASTM International and SES – the Society for Standards Professionals have presented the 2015 Robert J. Painter Memorial Award for Meritorious Service to Jess Waller, Ph.D., The award is presented to a person who has contributed the most outstanding service in a given year in the field of standards.

Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – 16 January 2019 — Optomec , a global leader in production-grade additive manufacturing solutions today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal. The agreement enables Phillips to continue to provide the best additive manufacturing solutions to maintain the readiness of the military and advance the research and development of new innovations and ideas throughout our government.

Optomec Report Shows Directed Energy Deposition to be 10x Faster and 5x Less Expensive than Power Bed Fusion for Building Mid-Size Metal Parts

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – June 12, 2016: Optomec , a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing ( AM ) systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics, today announced the results of a benchmark study that reveals Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology to be 10 times faster and five times less expensive than Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) for building mid-size metal parts.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for June 2016

CATI Tech Notes

With our recent merger with MCAD, we have 5 additional training centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Washington and Oregon. Did you know that CATI has more than 50 training classes to help you with SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, Data Management and 3D Printing? We have worked with you and your companies to provide you the best tools to get your job done. These tools are very complex and can be difficult to understand without the proper training.

Optomec Announces Dispense Industry’s First 20-Micron Resolution Printer for High Density Electronics Packaging

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – February 27, 2018: Optomec , a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing (AM) systems, today announced the Aerosol Jet HD System designed to address today’s most demanding electronics packaging challenges – the increasing density of electronic components. Additional benefits of the new system include: Modular, interchangeable material cassettes and interchangeable print heads.

Optomec Announces Availability of 3D Printing Recipes for LENS and Aerosol Jet Customers

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – 9 August, 2017 — Optomec , a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing ( AM ) systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics, today announced availability of more than two dozen starter recipes to help customers speed implementation of additive manufacturing solutions. Starter Recipes speed implementation of additive manufacturing across a broad range of metal and electronics materials.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for August 2016 – Featuring SOLIDWORKS Drawings

CATI Tech Notes

To help you get the most out of our products, CATI, along with MCAD Technologies, operate a nationwide network of full-services facilities using state-of-the-art equipment, serving clients in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Alaska, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Optomec’s Breakthrough in 3D Printing Enables Micron-Scale Smart Structures

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico – August 16 , 2016 — Optomec , a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals, today announced its Aerosol Jet Technology can enable 3D polymer and composite structures to be printed at the micron scale with embedded electronics. Technology Achievement Reduces Cost and Size of Electronics for Communications and Bio-medical Products.

Optomec Reports 2015 Results With 70% Revenue Growth for Industrial 3D Printing Systems

Additive Manufacturing

Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition to repeat business from many existing customers, Optomec also developed new business with more than 30 new customers in 2015, resulting in orders for more than 60 industrial 3D printers in total – up more than 50% over 2014. The path forward looks promising as our new customers realize the cost and functional advantages of Optomec solutions and plan for further production rollouts. By Shayna Watson | Optomec.

Upcoming CATI Training Classes for May 2016

CATI Tech Notes

With our recent merger with MCAD, we have 5 additional training centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Washington and Oregon. Did you know that CATI has more than 50 training classes to help you with SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, Data Management and 3D Printing? We have worked with you and your companies to provide you the best tools to get your job done right. These tools are very complex and can be difficult to understand without the proper training.