30 on 3D: Next Engine 3D Scanning & Reverse Engineering

Purple Platypus

To kick off our first episode, we are taking a glance at reverse engineering using the power of 3D scanning technology. Recently, Senior Research and Development Engineer, Peter Montgomery, used 3D scanning and reverse engineering to create a holding fixture for a component.

Discover your next engineering skill at a local maker space

The Solidworks Blog

Enter the maker movement, which has encouraged many people to get back to the workshop while inspiring the next generation of inventors. Seeing everything from 3D printed drones to life-saving medical devices has inspired a new group of people to take up engineering as a hobby.

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How 3D printing is helping to preserve the history of golf

Top 4 3D Printing

It’s unsurprising to see 3D printing entering the world of sports. This week, the team unveiled two 3D printed replicas of historically important iron clubs. 3D Printing News

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Designer Spotlight: Gavin Rose – Sparkshot Custom Creations

Shapeways Blog

Almost 20 years later, he’s still at it, now with the help of 3D design and 3D printing. Gavin does a tremendous job of leveraging 3D printing to create model trains that are otherwise unavailable through mass-manufactured models.

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 2.0

The Solidworks Blog

There have been four great stages of engineering and design tools leveraged over the past 250 years to account for all mechanisms, inventions and designs that we have used to simplify our lives. This post will take a look back at the second phase, Engineering 2.0, Engineering 2.0.