The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know

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If you believe that all 3D printers use filaments, and terms like Stereolithography, Laser Sintering and PolyJet Printing cause you headaches, then this blog post is for you. Filament-based 3D Printing. After the printing process, the model is put into a bath with special soap.

Top 20: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing (2017 Update)

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Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software is the most suitable for getting this job done. So what’s the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing?

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New Rapid Liquid Printing 3D Printing Process from MIT

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Very smart people from MIT developed a novel 3d printing process called "Rapid Liquid Printing" where a material is injected into a gelatine cube medium that acts as a support. 4d printing bioprinter MIT resin

Desktop 3D Printing in Medicine

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​Medical applications for 3D printing: for most of us, the idea of 3D printing being used in medicine evokes thoughts of the latest industrial 3D printing technology and multi-million dollar investments.

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing

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Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software is the most suitable for getting this job done. So what’s the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing?

Print-On-Demand Bone Could Quickly Mend Major Injuries

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New developments in 3D printing could allow doctors to print bones on the fly, enabling medical professionals to help patients heal quicker from bone injuries. 3D Modeling Health & Medical 3D Printing bone implants medical industry

How 3D printing impacts the medical industry

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The post How 3D printing impacts the medical industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printing StoriesThe singularity of the Healthcare industry is that it h […].

Working with plastics in 3D printing

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Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). and MultiJet Printing (MJP) from 3D Systems.

Jobs from 3D Printing

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Government officials have been asking how 3D printing will create jobs in their part of the world. We explained that some companies and businesses would not exist if it wasn’t for 3D printing. 3D printing Additive Manufacturing Manufacturing

The 30 Words of 3D Printing

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3D printing is an always evolving technology, using mul […]. The post The 30 Words of 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printing 3D Printing Glossary 3D Printing Vocabulary Vocabulary

Discover 7 of the coolest metal 3D printing applications!

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Metal 3D printing is a very promising technology, creat […]. The post Discover 7 of the coolest metal 3D printing applications! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

Airplanes Are Getting Lighter Thanks to 3-D-Printed Parts

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The latest developments in 3D printing technology have greatly benefited airplanes, allowing them to get lighter and faster. Technology Review reports : Several 3-D-printed parts developed by GE, Airbus, and others are either ready for the market or close to it.

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25% of Dubai Buildings Should Be 3D Printed by 2030, Says Ruler

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Now, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai wants to tap into 3D printing to help create new and interesting designs. The value of 3D printed medical products in Dubai is expected to be reach AED1.7

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More Inside 3D Printing

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I was fortunate to participate in nine Inside 3D Printing events in 2013-2014. Attendance, such as this, for a first-time 3D printing event, is unprecedented. Inside 3D Printing is the brainchild of Alan Meckler, PhD, head of MecklerMedia (previously of Mediabistro).

3D Printing in Australia

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Last month, the Australian government announced the funding of a new program that could give 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) a boost in the country. 3D printing Additive Manufacturing Event Manufacturing

3D Printing Startups

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They are startup companies in the fast-growing 3D printing industry. These small companies exhibited at last week’s Inside 3D Printing event in Santa Clara, California. Many young companies exhibited at last week’s Inside 3D Printing. The surge in startups is part of a seemingly endless sequence of unprecedented occurrences in the 3D printing industry. It’s an indication that 3D printing has been, and continues to be, ripe for innovation.

3D Printing Patent Landscape

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The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years. 3D printing also. Featured Stories 3d printing acquisitions 3D printing and intellectual property 3d printing intellectual property 3D printing intellectual property laws 3d printing patent 3D printing patent laws 3d printing patents 3d systems arcam boeing boeing 3d printing patent boeing patent canon concept laser ge GE Additive hp hp inc.

Major Brands Adopt 3D Printing

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Commercial 3D printing has been around since 1988, but change over the past two years is unlike anything we’ve seen in the industry’s first 25 years. Major corporations are making commitments to 3D printing. UPS is offering 3D printing services at 100 of its stores across the U.S.

The 8 ways 3D printing is changing manufacturing forever

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People debate whether 3D printing / additive manufacturing will really have an impact on design and manufacturing. Hod Lipson, professor at Columbia University, recently gave a presentation on why 3D printing will definitely disrupt what we know of today as design and manufacturing.

Aztech Scenic Design: Taking 3D Printing To The Limit

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There is a whole lot of misinformation out there: technology-oblivious and badly informed people will readily try to convince you that you can print “anything” with a 3D printer. While that argument is easily disproven, the category of 3D printing opponents (i.e.

Which is better, 3D printing or injection molding?

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Some of the most popular articles featured on MakePartsFast involve 3D printing and injection molding; should you use one versus another, when and how do you move from one process to the other; and best design practices and tips when working with both 3D printing and injection.

How to Solve the Most Common 3D Printing Problems

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What do you do when you are trying to run a 3D print and it just doesn't come out right? Undoubtedly, you'll have faced a situation where your prints come out skewed, with a rough surface finish, with blobs or with plenty of stringing.

This Full-Size, 3D Printed Stargate Replica Took 1,000 Hours to Build

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A dedicated Stargate fan 3D printed a full-on, life-size stargate from the popular show. This amazing feat of 3D printing took Belgium’s Musee royal de Mariemont over 1,000 hours to build. 3D Modeling Hobby 3D Printing Belgium Musee royal de Mariemont Stargate

Building the Future: Space Station Crew 3-D Prints First Student-Designed Tool in Space

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When NASA challenged high school students to help them create a 3D printed tool that would be used aboard the International Space Station, Enterprise, Alabama student, Robert Hillan, never expected that his tool would win the contest.

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The State of 3D Printing 2017: The 4 main benefits of 3D Printing to boost your company

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Our third edition of The State of 3D Printing gives us […]. The post The State of 3D Printing 2017: The 4 main benefits of 3D Printing to boost your company appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

MIT’s New Software Makes Multi-Material 3D Printing Easy

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The latest software being developed by MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to be the “Photoshop for 3D materials” by making the entire 3D printing process more accessible to the public. 3D Modeling 3D Scanning Software 3D Printing Foundry MIT

3D Printing is changing the way we think about customization — and Christmas!

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When the topic of 3D printing came up, I was reminded that they are growing up in a different technological era than I did. So after a very brief intro into 3D printing, CAD modeling, laser scanning, laser cutting, CNC machining, STL files …. I headed to the office to start the prints.

The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

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The idea of being able to 3D print organs is a very powerful one indeed. Bioprinting has been a much hyped and anticipated technology development. If researchers are successful in commercializing. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Gave This Cancer Survivor a New Jaw

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3D printing has given one man a new lease on life. After being diagnosed with tongue cancer and losing several functions of his jaw, Shirley Anderson, a former mechanic who served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, has been 3D printed a new jaw.

3D Printing Progress at UPS

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In July 2013, UPS announced that it would offer product design and 3D printing services at six of its 4,400 UPS Store locations across the U.S. Offering 3D printing is one thing, but providing design services is far more involved. 3D printing Additive Manufacturing

DIY 3D Printing: Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties. Click here for more posts in category: 3d printing filament , 3d printing materials , speed , temperature.

3D Printing in Mass Production: IKEA Announces the Upcoming Release of Its Unique 3D Printed Collection

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3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3d print IKEA 3d printed hands 3d printing home decor 3d printing mass production 3d printing powder DyeMansion ikea mass production Materflow nylon 12 OMEDELBAR hand powder bed 3d printing Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) sls 3d printing WazpI’m always a little wary about going to IKEA, because I know I’ll end up buying something I absolutely do not need.

The Most Common Misconception About 3D Printing: Why the Entry Barrier to 3D Printing Is Much Lower than Everyone Thinks

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In the eyes of many people, 3D printing is a very complex technology that is only accessible to experts. Choosing the right printing material? But the truth is: times have changed, and you can create your first print faster and easier than you might think. 3D printed in wood.

3D Printing Aircraft Interiors

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Behind a lot of application development and validation in 3D printing, aka additive manufacturing (AM), is a key industry: aerospace. Realizing benefits early on, it’s continued to further adoption of 3D printing to boost efficiency, save money and enable on-demand manufacturing.

Injured Animals Get Second Chance With 3D Printed Limbs

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3D printing has many applications, but one of the most heartwarming ones is when it is used to provide animals with a new lease on life. Working with Animal Avengers, an all-volunteer crew of veterinarians, Miamoto 3D printed and fitted a new beak on the goose. “We

Mat(t)isse: 3D Printing for Breast Reconstruction

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The post Mat(t)isse: 3D Printing for Breast Reconstruction appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Printing Stories 3D Printing 3D printing stories medical

World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Sternum Implanted Successfully in Patient With Giant Tumor

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A woman in China just received the world’s first 3D printed titanium sternum implant thanks to a team of innovative doctors at the Tang Du Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University. 3D printing of a titanium sternal implant replacement, had not seen before,” Xiaoping said. “We

Conductive Graphene filament may aid 3D printing for electronics

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Within the 3D printing industry, the prospect of using Graphene with other materials causes some excitement, especially for designers exploring 3D printing and electronics. which has recently launched commercial sales of its Conductive Graphene Filament for 3D printing.

3D Printing Where and How: 3DP-RDM network event – 31st January

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14:45 3D Printing Production Planning (3DPPP): reactive manufacturing execution driving re-distributed manufacturing, Dr Martin Baumers, University of Nottingham. 16:00 A feasibility study of mass customisation governance: regulation, liability, and intellectual property of re‐distributed manufacturing in 3D printing, Dr Phoebe Li, University of Sussex. What: Final dissemination event of the 3DP-RDM network. Where: IfM, Cambridge. When: 31st January 2017.

Autodesk Tools for 3D Printing

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3D printing Additive Manufacturing CAD/CAM/CAE Note: The following was authored by Tim Caffrey, senior consultant at Wohlers Associates. In May 2014, Autodesk acquired the UK’s Within Technologies for $88 million.