January, 2019

Additive Manufacturing in 2019

Wohlers Talk

The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. Last week, for example, footwear product company Dr. Scholl’s announced a partnership with Wiivv to produce custom insoles by AM.

Leon's DIY CNC with 3D Printed Parts

DIY 3D Printing

Project developed by: Leon van den Beukel Project GitHub: [link]. cnc cnc mill diy

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Recreating Classic Cars with CAD: Final Tucker Torpedo Project Update

The Solidworks Blog

For all those fans out there who have followed this blog series for the past four years, I have some unexpected news for you. The Torpedo Project has come to an early conclusion. I’m very bummed about this outcome but not as much as the Tucker Torpedo Team.

World’s First House 3D Printing Factory Opens In Eindhoven Netherlands

3DPrint.com

The jockeying for position in the 3D printed building world intensifies. A consortium of European companies has started the first house 3D printing factory, in Eindhoven. From a few isolated startups. View the entire article via our website.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

High Accuracy with the 3D Systems DMP Flex 100

Deelip

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a video of a heat exchanger which was redesigned for Direct Metal Printing and printed on a 3D Systems DMP Flex 100. That video received more than 26,000 views and was shared widely. Here are some pictures of a scaled down version of the heat exchanger.

The Best Material for Automotive Lighting Covers: VeroVivid

Modern Tech

Today I’d like to introduce some new 3D printing materials which take our prototype automotive lighting component printing capabilities to the next level: the VeroVivid Color Family. Automotive 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology 3D Printing Stratasys

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Five Simple and Useful 3D Printable Tools by Black Beard Projects

DIY 3D Printing

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Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam? Wait No Longer

The Solidworks Blog

As of January 1, 2019, we have changed our re-take policy on all our customer-facing and academic certification exams. The Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert ( CSWE ) which is considered to be the most challenging exam we offer has now been changed from 180 days, to just 90 days!

Researchers Test PLA CaC03 Composite Materials to Make 3D Printed Splints

3DPrint.com

In a paper entitled “Novel PLA-CaCO3 Composites in Additive Manufacturing of Upper Limb Casts and Orthotics—A Feasibility Study,” a group of researchers looks at 3D printing to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed casts 3d printed splints 3d printed splints and braces pla composite

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TAHOE Boats Newest Design Uses Thermwood 3D Printed Tooling

Additive Manufacturing

TAHOE Boats , Springfield, MO. formally announced the all-new, revolutionary T16 boat design, engineered with families in mind. Using innovative technology, the T16 delivers an unprecedented lightweight design and affordability with an uncompromising commitment to quality and performance.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review now has Editing Capabilities

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review mode is essential when working with large assemblies. Models can be opened in a fraction of time for quick review and then load only the components you need to work on. Use tools like snapshots or walk-through to make the most of it.

Trump upgraded Chinese Manufacturing

3E Rapid Prototyping

The trade war between China and the USA is proving difficult for many people. Increased taxation between the two nations has caused plenty of economic trouble, especially for Chinese manufacturers.

Apis Cor and Sunconomy to develop 3D printed concrete homes in Texas

3D Printing Industry

Apis Cor, a Russian 3D printing construction company, and Sunconomy, a U.S. construction company, have received permits to build their first 3D printed geopolymer additively manufactured house in Lago Vista, Texas.

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Why SOLIDWORKS World is More Like a Family Reunion

The Solidworks Blog

My name is Joe N. Lance, Principal Mechanical Technologist at Halliburton in Houston Texas.

US Air Force Testing 3D Printed Titanium Spare Bracket On F-22 Fighter Aircraft

3DPrint.com

Over the years, the US Air Force has turned to 3D printing numerous times, from fabricating parts for fighter jets and other aircraft components to saving thousands – even millions – of. View the entire article via our website.

3D printed rocket: Rocket Lab launches first NASA mission

Sculpteo

Did you know that you can 3d print Rocket engines? Not […]. The post 3D printed rocket: Rocket Lab launches first NASA mission appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

Azoth Uses RIZE AM to Transform Supply Chain from Order On Demand to Make On Demand

Additive Manufacturing

Case study provided by Rize Inc. Reduced some part costs by as much as 98%. Cut lead times by as much as 8 weeks. Ink marking capability ensures full traceability. Safe, easy production of industrial parts provides compliance with plant safety policies.

The Changing Landscape of STEM Education

3D Innovations

Within the last five to ten years there has been a visible shift in the way teachers approach, introduce and incorporate STEM education into their classrooms. Technological advancements coupled with vocal industry proponents, have successfully transformed the way STEM education is taught.

MIT researchers automate reverse engineering of 3D models

3D Printing Industry

Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of editing CAD models. Described in the paper, InverseCSG: Automatic Conversion of 3D Models to CSG Trees, this method makes it easier and time-effective to customize 3D models and recover their metadata.

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

The Solidworks Blog

The explosion of affordable immersive devices and broad ecosystem of technology and experiences are enabling more powerful storytelling.

UK Veterinarian Turns to 3D Printing to Fix a Tiny Dog’s Bent Leg

3DPrint.com

I have three dogs, all of whom are considered medium-sized in that they weigh roughly over 16 kg but less than 30 kg. When they run at you, especially my larger two, it’s not so much cute as it. View the entire article via our website.

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How can 3D printed adaptive aids help patients with arthritis?

Sculpteo

Around the world, about 350 million people strug […]. The post How can 3D printed adaptive aids help patients with arthritis? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

8 Best Outdoor Drones of 2019

3D Printing Hub

There’s a growing demand for drones that can fly safely outdoors. Some models can fly inside and outside. Most indoor drones are lightweight toy-grade craft. They’re usually tiny and can’t fly outside because of the wind.

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Decreasing Shrinkage in Metal Die-Casting

3E Rapid Prototyping

Metal casting, like all industrial methods, necessitates a fair amount of accuracy and fidelity towards the intended design.

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LimaCorporate to open implant 3D printing facility at hospital in New York

3D Printing Industry

Global medical device company LimaCorporate has announced that it will be opening an on-site 3D printing facility at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery.

Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

The Solidworks Blog

Albert Hernandez’s design for Ben’s motorcycle costume. Learn about Ben’s costume from the beginning! Time to check in on the SOLDIWORKS Magic Wheelchair build! Between the holidays and SOLIDWORKS World coming up in February, the build team has been swamped.

US Army Learning About and Using 3D Printing to Improve Military Readiness

3DPrint.com

The US Army has long been putting 3D printing to good use. In an article published in the latest edition of Army AL&T Magazine, senior editor Steve Stark takes a deep dive into just how this. View the entire article via our website.

How does a 3D printer work?

Sculpteo

You want to use 3D printing, but don’t know how 3D prin […]. The post How does a 3D printer work? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2019: 3D Textures

Modern Tech

One of the most exciting new features of SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the addition of 3D textures. This new feature allows you to add complex and intricate geometry to your 3D CAD models in a few simple steps.

8 Best Drones for Photography

3D Printing Hub

Aerial photos and videos are all the rage today, but this is no fad. There’s something extra special about views from above. They’re the images and films that captivate audiences on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook, etc. Best of all is that drone footage is easy to capture.

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Open Bionics raises $5.9 million to make affordable 3D printed bionic limbs

3D Printing Industry

Open Bionics, a company focused on creating affordable, 3D printed, bioninc limbs for amputees, has closed a Series A funding round. Led by Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, the company has successfully raised $5.9 million from Ananda Impact Ventures and early stage VC Downing Ventures.

[Podcast] A Vision for Creating Better Prosthetic Limbs with Easton LaChapelle

The Solidworks Blog

As a young boy, Easton LaChapelle had an interest in making things…anything…with no barriers. Then he thought he should build something that would help others, and decided he would design a better robotic prosthetic.

CES 2019: SHINING 3D Showcased Latest 3D Printing, Scanning, and Digitizing Solutions

3DPrint.com

CES 2019 came to a close on Friday in Las Vegas, and from all of the announcements we’ve heard recently, the show floor was a pretty impressive place to be last week. Top Chinese 3D printing. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3d handheld scanners CES 2019 digitization einscan EinScan Pro 2X EinScan Pro 2X Plus handheld 3d scanner industry partnerships Shining 3D Siemens PLM software

3D printing and archeological challenges!

Sculpteo

Here is a project developed by an archeology team at th […]. The post 3D printing and archeological challenges! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Scanning Forensic Methods

Modern Tech

Forensic teams have been documenting crime scenes with cameras for decades. They also use approximate measurement methods, such as a tape measure, that can only be performed at the crime scene.

Carbon and Ford Expand Collaboration to Digitally Manufacture New Durable, End-Use Parts

Additive Manufacturing

REDWOOD CITY, CA – January 16, 2018 – Carbon ® ( www.carbon3d.com ), a leading Silicon Valley-based digital manufacturing company, today showed the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for Ford Motor Company.