Wohlers Report 2018

Wohlers Talk

announced today the release of Wohlers Report 2018 , the industry-leading global report on the state of the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry, terms used interchangeably. Wohlers Associates has published its series of annual reports on AM for 23 consecutive years.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

The Solidworks Blog

That’s the conclusion after running 101 validation examples for Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software as documented by the Structural Analysis Software Validation Guide and corresponding report. Extensive Finite Element Analysis Report Coverage.

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Rize Details Impact of Post-Processing on 3D Printing in New Report from Todd Grimm

3DPrint.com

Based out of Woburn, Massachusetts, the industrial 3D printing company Rize has made it a primary goal to rid professional-grade 3D printing of the laborious and costly need for post-processing. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D printing industry reports 3D printing post processing 3d printing report Augmented Polymer Deposition industrial 3d printing post processing Rize Rize 3D printing Rize One Todd Grimm

3D Printing Production Planning Report

Capturing the Value

The final project report from the feasibility study led by Dr Martin Baumers at the University of Nottingham is now online. “ In this report we summarise the findings of a project which establishes an understanding of the relationship between the commercial performance of 3DP and the characteristics of its operation through the development of a demonstrator system.

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Microbiology Testing Transforming Quality Control Across Manufacturing Processes

BIS Research

As per the report published by BIS Research , RMMs are projected to grow at a healthy growth rate and dominate the industrial microbiological QC market during the forecast period. the high cost involved in the quality control processes.

3Diligent’s New 2019 State of Metal 3D Printing Report Documents Growth of Metal 3D Printing and New Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Document Explores Metal 3D Printing Trends and Catalogs Existing and Emerging Processes Providing Readers with a Comprehensive Guide for Metal 3D Printing Projects. The report highlights a number of technologies that may represent candidates for this breakthrough in metal printing efficiency.

Cold Chocolate 3D Printing Process Discovered

Fabbaloo

Sample chocolate 3D prints made with the Ci3DP process [Source: Scientific Reports]. Read the whole entry. » » research

The economics of 3D Printing report

Capturing the Value

The final project report from the feasibility study led by Dr Martin Baumers at the University of Nottingham is now online. AM processes are generally associated with two advantages over conventional manufacturing techniques. Firstly, they avoid many of the tooling-related constraints on the geometries that can be achieved through conventional manufacturing processes. This relationship underlies the approach taken in this project; AM processes do not operate in isolation.

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Wohlers Report 2019 Details Striking Range of Developments in Additive Manufacturing Worldwide

Additive Manufacturing

today announced the publication of Wohlers Report 2019 , the 24th annual installment of its undisputed, industry-leading report on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. The 369-page Wohlers Report 2019 includes wide-ranging data on AM materials development and consumption.

Announcing the 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

Today we are releasing our Transparency Report covering 2017. As with previous reports , this year’s report is designed to give the Shapeways community insight into how we handle requests to remove, modify, or disclose information. The largest portion of the report covers how we handle accusations of infringement of intellectual property. It also documents how the counternotice process works in our community. Shapeways IP policy Transparency Report What's Hot

Customizing SOLIDWORKS Inspection Reports – Part 1

DASI Solutions

An Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Inspection Report Editor Written by: Gordon Pursel, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS Inspection can streamline the FAI ballooning and reporting process, but you can also further customize the Excel based FAI reports for both requirements and company standards.

Optimize Your Therapeutics Production Process

3D Perspectives

Additionally, real-time visibility into manufacturing and process data will provide the insight needed to understand critical process parameters so that manufacturers can quickly adapt operations for continuous improvement.

How to speed up your engineering quality inspection process

Javelin Tech Tips

Is it time consuming to create Inspection drawings and reports? Wish there was a way to streamline the process from design to inspection? Before we get into SOLIDWORKS Inspection let’s first discuss why quality inspection process important?

SME Releases Medical Additive Manufacturing 2018 Annual Report

Additive Manufacturing

25, 2018) – SME today announced the release of the Medical AM3DP 2018 Annual Report at SME’s RAPID + TCT event in Fort Worth. To learn more or to download the new report, please visit www.sme.org/medical-am3dp. Industry Collaboration Leads to Extraordinary Strides in Growth.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Reorganize Index Process

Javelin Tech Tips

If you would like to have a report generated for the outcome of this task, identify how you would like this report created. Report Options. When the task is complete you can review the results and the report.

New 3D Printing Process Rides on Ultrasonic Waves

3D Printing Industry

Although 3D printing technology has, in one way or another, found a way to conquer the production of many material goods, 3D printing industrial-quality composite materials is not the easiest process. By Tyler Koslow.

Announcing the 2016 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

Today we are happy to announce the Shapeways transparency report for 2016. This report is designed to give everyone in the Shapeways community insight into how our systems governing intellectual property disputes and third party access to Shapeways user information work. What is a transparency report, and why publish it? A transparency report is a public document that sheds light on how internal processes here at Shapeways work in practice.

How to Read METAR Weather Reports

3D Printing Hub

As part of the process of getting a Part 107 drone license , drone pilots are expected to understand weather reports. A standard method of reporting weather conditions is the Meteorological Terminal Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR) – a highly abbreviated format that contains a lot of information and is not that easy to comprehend for the uninitiated. In this article, we break down METAR reports into their individual elements to help you read and understand them.

3D Hubs Kicks Off 2016 with January Trend Report

3D Printing Industry

3D Hubs has returned to kick off 2016 with their latest Trend Report. Like 3D Hubs itself, the Trend Reports have been slowly evolving to include even more information. … The original post 3D Hubs Kicks Off 2016 with January Trend Report appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

Video: SOLIDWORKS Inspection greatly reduces documentation processes

The Solidworks Blog

Click here to learn how SOLIDWORKS Inspection enables you to create inspection reports and ballooned drawings in just minutes, for time savings of up to 90 percent.

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Reducing Cost of Quality for Consumer Packaged Goods (survey report)

Tech Clarity

The Reducing Cost of Quality in CPG report shares perspectives from a survey of over 175 CPG companies to determine how Top Performers manage consumer packaged goods quality. The report analyzes their processes, organizational structures, and enabling.

AMR Report Says 3D Camera and Content Markets Will Reach $7.6 Billion by 2020

3DPrint.com

As modern as 3D technology now seems, you can actually look back to 1844 for the birth of the process. 3D Printing 3D Scanners Business 3D camera market report 3d printing business opportunities 3d scanner market Allied Market Research Asia Pacific Kinematascope research reports Stereoscope At that early date, David Brewster created a device called the Stereoscope which was capable... View the entire article via our website.

Can you get injection molded quality parts without post processing from 3D printers?

Leslie's Blog

Two features of 3D printers that can be issues for users are the surface finish quality of the part and the subsequent post processing often needed to finish the part. Plus, it eliminates much of the post processing.

Fraunhofer IKTS adapts FFF 3D printing for hardmetals processing

3D Printing Industry

The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS in Hermsdorf, Germany, has developed a metal filament that, reportedly, can be 3D printed in “standard printers.” ” Dr. Johannes Pötschke, heads of the Hardmetals and Cermets (ceramic-metals) group at Fraunhofer IKTS confirms, “The filaments can be used as semi-finished products in standard printers and, for the first time, make […].

Four Key Takeaways from the Wohlers Report 2015

Stratasys

It’s not easy to summarize a 300+ page report in the span of a blog post, especially one as thorough and educationally deep as Wohlers Report 2015 on the state of the 3D printing industry. We outlined some of the key takeaways from the report below.

Powerful X-Rays Put to Use in Study of Physics Behind Metal 3D Printing Process as Researchers Seek to Eliminate Structural Defects

3DPrint.com

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Announcing the 2015 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

Today we are happy to announce the Shapeways transparency report for 2015. This report is designed to give everyone in the Shapeways community insight into how our systems governing intellectual property disputes and third party access to Shapeways user information work. What is a transparency report, and why publish it? . A transparency report is a public document that sheds light on how internal processes here at Shapeways work in practice.

EBM 3D Printing Process Used to Process a Steel Alloy with High Damage Tolerance

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed automotive applications 3d printed steel 3d printing materials science Arcam A2x electron beam melting Electron Beam Melting (EBM) journal article materials science metal 3d printing metal alloys research paper scientific reports steel steel 3d print steel 3d printing University of Freiburg University of Kassel

Next-Generation Powered Agriculture Equipment Dominating the Farming Industry

BIS Research

According to the latest market intelligence report by BIS Research titled , “Global Powered Agriculture Equipment Market – Analysis and Forecast (2018-2023),” the market was valued at $114.54

New report: Supporting SMEs in creating value through 3D printing re-distributed manufacturing

Capturing the Value

The final project report from the feasibility study led by Dr Peter Dorrington at PDR, Cardiff Metropolitan University is now online. The aim of this report is to present a feasibility study which investigates the key challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to create value through 3D printing-enabled re-distributed manufacturing (3DP-RDM).

Wohlers Report 2018 Shows Dramatic Rise in Metal Additive Manufacturing and Overall Industry Growth of 21%

Additive Manufacturing

announced today the release of Wohlers Report 2018 , the industry-leading global report on the state of the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry, terms used interchangeably. Wohlers Associates has published its series of annual reports on AM for 23 consecutive years.

Proto Labs reports continued 3D printing revenue growth for second quarter 2017

3D Printing Industry

The Minnesota-based company reported total revenue for the second quarter as $82.0 Proto Labs’ manufacturing processes include injection molding, CNC machining and 3D printing. […]. Rapid manufacturing company Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) has announced record revenues for the second quarter of 2017 with 3D printing revenue up 11.9%. million, up 9.4% over the same period in 2016.

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

DIY 3D Printing

Brian Quan, the president of X-Object, who predicted that 3D printing will transform everything from toys to screwdrivers by making possible a "new organic creation process." How 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Make Practically Everything.

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SOLIDWORKS Short: Streamline Quality Control by Automating Your Inspection Process

The Solidworks Blog

Most inspection reports are created manually. Given the tedious manual process and the nuances of inspection requirements, mistakes are commonly made. Inspection forms require many man-hours to complete and check for documentation errors.

Insights from the Wohlers Report 2014

Dimensionext

Insights from the Wohlers Report 2014 A quick web search of additive manufacturing report will reveal that there is  despite the massively raised profile of 3D printing  still one industry report that stands head and shoulders above the rest. The Wohlers Report.

GE Reports-This Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

Additive Manufacturing

Engineers at the Italian aerospace company Avio have developed a breakthrough process for 3D printing light-weight metal blades for jet engine turbines. About GE Reports. GE Reports is a daily, award-winning online magazine published by GE.

The Best Process for Creating Inspection Documentation

Javelin Tech Tips

Implementing a robust quality control process is critical to ensuring your products assemble with ease, operate to your customers satisfaction and last their desired lifespan. Top 5 Benefits related to this process.

AJ TV report on printing replacment human skin for burn victims

DIY 3D Printing

Doctors say it will revolutionise the process of skin graft operations, and can save the lives of hundreds of burns victims every year. Al Jazeera''s Danel Lak reports from Toronto.

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Wohlers Report 2016 Published: Additive Manufacturing Industry Surpassed $5.1 Billion

Additive Manufacturing

recognized widely as the leading consulting firm and preeminent authority on additive manufacturing and 3D printing worldwide—terms that are used interchangeably—today announced the publication of the Wohlers Report 2016. Terry Wohlers Tim Caffrey Wohlers Associates Wohlers Report 2016

ECAD Connected Process Solution from SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

One of these challenges is the number of disciplines brought to bear on the process. To streamline and simplify things, SOLIDWORKS offers a suite of software solutions that brings a greater level of connection and clarity to the process. Mechanical engineers (MCAD) and electrical engineers (ECAD) need to work closely in creating complex designs to help speed up the product development process, and save time and development costs.

Special report: Automation puts jobs in peril

Design 2 Part News

Positions that involve a substantial amount of predictable work, such as data processing, could succumb to automated software and artificial intelligence. Audits may go from an annual process to a continuous action. By Nathan Bomey, USA Today.

Generate First Article Inspection Reports - A Demo from EASTEC

CADD Edge

SOLIDWORKS Inspection is an intuitive and easy to use First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection software that streamlines and automates the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports (AS9102, PPAP, etc.)

Wohlers Report 2017 Shows Vibrant New Business Activity in 3D Printing with Softened Growth Worldwide

Additive Manufacturing

recognized widely as the leading consulting firm and top authority on additive manufacturing and 3D printing worldwide—terms that are used interchangeably—today announced the publication of the Wohlers Report 2017. the year before, according to the new report.