Study simplifies 4D printing process for self-assembling objects

3D Printing Industry

A study published in Science Advances demonstrates a way of creating 3D printed shapes that assemble when exposed to heat. The study proposes a simplified process. Research 4d printing Chao Yuan Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Tech H. Jerry Qi Martin L. Dunn School of Aerospace Engineering self-assembly Singapore University of Technology and Design Skylar Tibbits smart material smart materials Tiejun Wang Xirui Peng Zhejiang University Zhen Ding

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My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces a new study type, the Topology Study, which enables designers and engineers to develop innovative minimum mass components. Let’s dig into this new study by considering a simple example that I carried out recently.

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3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies – Call for Proposals 2016

Capturing the Value

The first call for feasibility studies then led to four studies being funded in 2015: The enabling role of 3DP in redistributed manufacturing: A total cost model Dr Martin Baumers, University of Nottingham, and University of Oxford. The presentation slides from the 3DP-RDM Dissemination workshop on 13th January 2016 and reports from this first wave of feasibility studies will soon be available on this blog. Feasibility study competition – 2016. Background.

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3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies – Call for proposals

Capturing the Value

The first stage in this process was a scoping workshop that was held at the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge on 30th January 2015. Feasibility study competition. The primary function of the network is to fund 4-6 feasibility studies across the two years of the network. A competition in 2015 will lead to 2-3 feasibility studies being conducted, with this competition replicated in 2016. The feasibility studies should be completed by 31st December 2015.

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Simulation Study: Empowering Innovation

Tech Clarity

The post Simulation Study: Empowering Innovation appeared first on Tech-Clarity. Research Analysis CAD CAE Design Engineer FEA Optimization pre process Simulation Survey Survey MonkeyHow do leading companies empower design engineers with simulation? Please share your experience.

Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: 3D Printing Production Planning

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Following the recent feasibility study competition, the 3DP-RDM network is funding four projects in 2016. In this series of blog posts we introduce the four studies. Today we introduce the final study, “3D Printing Production Planning (3DPPP): reactive manufacturing execution driving re-distributed manufacturing”, which is being led by Dr Martin Baumers at the University of Nottingham.

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Studying the Process: Students Design Self Balancing Scooter Using 3D Tech

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3D Printing 3d processes Agilus30 Connex3 fdm Fortus 900mc germany nylon6 Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Production System ravensburg research and development scooter self balancing scooter self study stratasys thinking additively university of applied sciences ravensburg-weingarten university researchThe development and continued integration of 3D print technology into nearly every aspect of life is exciting.

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Results of the 3DP-RDM feasibility study competition

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As previously reported, 34 submissions across a wide range of disciplines were received in response to our call for feasibility study proposals. Following a rigorous review process, we are delighted to announce that the following four studies have been selected for funding: Investigating the Impact of CAD Data Transfer Standards for 3DP-RDM – Dr Eujin Pei, Brunel University.

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Rize One 3D Printer Case Study: Cut the Post-Processing, Cut the Costs & Time in 3D Printing

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing post processing Boston Engineering case study fdm 3d printer iteration massachusetts post-processing equipment Rize Rize 3D printing Rize One thermoplasticMassachusetts-based industrial 3D printing company Rize Inc., known for its augmented polymer deposition technology, introduced its desktop Rize One 3D printer last summer: the printer, with its. View the entire article via our website.

Metal 3D Printing Research: Using the Discrete Element Method to Study Powder Spreading

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In the recently published ‘A DEM study of powder spreading in additive layer manufacturing,’ authors Yahia M. Bayly performed discrete element method simulations to study additive. 3D Printing additive manufacturing research discrete element method (DEM) metal 3d printing Metal AM processes Metal powder motion researchFouda and Andrew E. View the entire article via our website.

Sigma Labs PrintRite3D technology validated by DARPA study

3D Printing Industry

New Mexico additive manufacturing software developer Sigma Labs, has obtained third-party validation of its PrintRite3D platform in a study by U.S. The study discusses the validation process involved in producing complex metal parts of consistent quality. defense agency DARPA. It was sponsored by DARPA’s Open Manufacturing Program and conducted in conjunction with aircraft engine manufacturer […].

Obz Medical Case Study

The Solidworks Blog

Having the ability to communicate with medical professionals in developing countries during user studies is critical for creating a device that best suits the end user and complies with regulatory requirements and local law.

3D Innovations: Product Case Studies

3D Innovations

We are sharing product case studies over on the 3D Innovations website. Within these case studies you will see the type of projects we have partnered on and how customers have leveraged our design and manufacturing expertise to reduce time to market.

3D Printing: Market Assessment Study (Infographic)

Stratasys

Perhaps one of the most interesting points of data was the discovery that over 40% have integrated 3D printed parts into their manufacturing processes and/or production parts. The post 3D Printing: Market Assessment Study (Infographic) appeared first on Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

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Optimizing the Bidding Process

Tech Clarity

Optimizing the Bidding Process: How Industrial Equipment Manufacturers Can Win More Business focuses on the importance of getting the bidding process right. The post Optimizing the Bidding Process appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: Redistributing Material Supply Chains for 3D printing

Capturing the Value

Following the recent feasibility study competition, the 3DP-RDM network is funding four projects in 2015. In this series of blog posts we introduce the four studies. Today we introduce the third study, “Redistributing Material Supply Chains for 3D printing”, which is being led by Prof.

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Portugal: Researchers Study Ways to Improve Multi-Material SLA/DLP 3D Printing Processes

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‘Multi-material 3D printing using stereolithography: an optimization approach,’ authored by Daniel Daniel Bandeira, Marta Pascoal, Artur Mateus, and Miguel Reis Silva explores further uses of. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials dlp 3d printing Multi-material SLA 3D printing sla 3d printing

Product Design: GoPro Mount Accessory [Case Study]

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3D INNOVATIONS CASE STUDY. Using our 3D Design process, we were able to take the initial idea and develop a functional design. Several versions of the prototype were produced in a short period of time, which allowed the team to test and conduct customer validation studies.

Case study: How SOLIDWORKS Laid a Solid Base for Baser

The Solidworks Blog

Their patented design has made securing an umbrella sunscreen a far simpler process than ever before. Baser found that with SOLIDWORKS’ 3D CAD, having their designs loaded into the software made it easy to make rapid changes on the fly – simplifying the process of producing virtual prototypes.

Researchers Create Dynamic Self-Assembly Process for Building Mobile Micromachines

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Featured Stories Science & Technology eth zurich Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems micromachine nature materials Journal self-assembling technology study two-photon lithographyA micromachine has the potential to maniupulate and probe the microscopic world, and can be made up of multiple chemistries, materials, or parts in order to address different functions, such. View the entire article via our website.

Case Study: How SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE is Driving World-class Innovation

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It’s a process that GBO Innovation Makers have nailed down tightly – with a little help from SOLIDWORKS’ 3DEXPERIENCE® along the way. It’s a process where clear and consistent communication between both parties is absolutely essential. [link]. Working to a brief.

Improving the Design-to-Manufacture Process

The Solidworks Blog

The short answer is that there are lots of different thoughts on this process. The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently released a study about improving the reuse of data and resulting annual savings for companies.

Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: Investigating the Impact of CAD Data Transfer Standards for 3DP-RDM

Capturing the Value

Following the recent feasibility study competition, the 3DP-RDM network is funding four projects in 2015. In this series of blog posts we introduce the four studies. Today we begin with t he first study, “Investigating the Impact of CAD Data Transfer Standards for 3DP-RDM”, which is being led by Dr Eujin Pei (pictured) at Brunel University. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of CAD data transfer standards within the 3DP-RDM landscape.

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Sixth Annual Product Portfolio Management Benchmark Study

Tech Clarity

The survey evaluated trends in managing product portfolios including challenges, processes, and technologies used to make portfolio decisions. read more » The post Sixth Annual Product Portfolio Management Benchmark Study appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

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3D printing may be cool – but also toxic, study warns

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However, new research shows the technology may have a dark side, as some materials used in the process have been found to be toxic to some fish. The accidental discovery led to a full study led by William Grover, a bioengineer and assistant professor at UC Riverside, in which 2.5

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Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: The enabling role of 3DP in redistributed manufacturing: A total cost model

Capturing the Value

Following the recent feasibility study competition, the 3DP-RDM network is funding four projects in 2015. In this series of blog posts we introduce the four studies. Today we introduce the second study, “The enabling role of 3DP in redistributed manufacturing: A total cost model”, which is being led by Dr Martin Baumers at the University of Nottingham. ” This feasibility study is his first as a principal investigator.

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Researchers create free-form tissue structures with volumetric 3D bioprinting process

3D Printing Industry

A team from the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have developed a volumetric 3D bioprinting process inspired by visible light projection that creates free-form tissue structures. As stated by the study published in Advanced Materials, current bioprinting is based on layer?by?layer

NIST Builds Testbed 3D Printer to Study How Users Can Have More Control Over Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes

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Let's Cut to the Cheese: Researchers Publish Study on How 3D Printing Affects the Structure and Texture of Processed Cheese

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d food printer 3d printed cheese 3d printed food 3D printed nutrition 3d printing food cheese 3d printer cheese printer ireland Journal of Food Engineering microstructures pla filament research paper scientific study University College CorkSometimes, nothing can make a bad day better than a glass of wine at the end of it, paired with a plate of good cheese and crackers, of course; if I had my way, I’d eat Havarti all the.

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

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3D Printed Robots – A Case Study in Democratizing Mechanics

Shapeways Blog

Besuchet had used the method of prototyping before, in fact, and knew it would be a great way to attack the trial-and-error process of their gearboxes. Of course, the process came with its fair share of hiccups.

Additive Free-Form Casting Process Combines the Advantages of 3D Printing and Injection Molding

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d printed prototypes 3d printed shell 3D printing methods 3d printing processes 3d printing research additive free-form casting casting feasibility study Fraunhofer Fraunhofer IPA injection molding polyurethane PVA resinWe’ve seen all sorts of 3D printing innovations coming from the many institutes of Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, from large-scale SLM 3D printing and.

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LPW Technology’s Case Study Illustrates Cost-Effectiveness of Reusing Metal 3D Printing Powder

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UK-based metal 3D printing powder company LPW Technology is on a mission to add high quality to AM processes with its well-defined powders and services, and increase adoption of metal 3D printing. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing 3d printing metal powder case study Inconel 718 LPW LPW Technology metal powder 3d printing metal powder materials

Civil Design Case Study: Ganjiang Second Bridge

3D Perspectives

SMEDI’s collaborative design process meant that they clearly defined and divided the work involved, coordinated the roles and tasks and seamlessly managed the entire project. Click to Tweet: “[Case Study] How SMEDI used.

Improving the Design-to-Manufacture Process

The Solidworks Blog

The short answer is that there are lots of different thoughts on this process. The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently released a study about improving the reuse of data and resulting annual savings for companies.

Researchers Study Mechanical Properties & Biocompatibility of EBM Bone Plates  

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Researchers from Saudi Arabia and Manchester, UK explore the creation of bone plates via electron beam melting (EBM) processes, outlining their findings in the paper ‘Topology optimised metallic bone. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing additive manufacturing ebm EBM Bone Plates electron beam melting Materialise Magics software

3D printing growth: the most relevant studies to build your strategy

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This is something we touched on in our State of 3D Printing report, a study with more than 1,100 respondents published this past May, which described the state of the 3D printing market. Two studies that are long but rewarding. However, the study is also pricey: $195.

Product Design: FOG Safe [Case Study]

3D Innovations

3D INNOVATIONS CASE STUDY. Using our product design and 3D Printing process, prototype molds were created to produce a low volume quantity for final testing and marketing integration. The post Product Design: FOG Safe [Case Study] appeared first on 3D Innovations.

LPW’s Latest AM Case Study: Porosity – Powder or Process Derived?

Additive Manufacturing

Porosity might originate from the metal powder or the AM process,” says Dr Rob Deffley, LPW’s Research & Development Manager. Porosity – Powder or process derived?’ These resources are all free to download – to access this latest case study, please go to [link].

Making Stronger Protective Gear: Researchers Replicate Biological Structure of Lobster Claws Using Electric-Assisted 3D Printing Process

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A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association last month found that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which results from repeated blows to the head, was found in 99% of. View the entire article via our website.

LPW’s latest case study, ‘Maraging Steel: The Effects of Alloy Chemistry on Processability’

Additive Manufacturing

LPW’s latest AM case study uses M300 to demonstrate the importance of metal powder specification. Maraging Steel: The effects of alloy chemistry on processability’ can be found in the LPW website technical library, alongside the brochures and the laboratory services datasheets.

Russian Lab Optimizes FDM 3D Printing Processes Leading to Increased Part Strength of 108%

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In this study, Russian researchers sought to optimize FFF 3D printing parameters further, improving on strength and optimization processes. Their findings were released in the recently published. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printing parameters fff 3d printing Ultimaker 2 3D Printer

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SLA 3D printer materials degrade on demand in Brown University study

3D Printing Industry

A study from the Wong lab at Brown University has given researchers more control over 3D printed polymers. Supporting a direct-write stereolithography (SLA) approach, specially developed materials allow scientists to reverse the 3D printing process, returning a semi-solid structure to a pre-printed liquid state.