July, 2021

A Name 18+ Years Later

Wohlers Talk

In April 2003, this two-paragraph blog post discussed the name of the process used to produce parts additively. Back then, most people used the term “rapid prototyping” to describe this process. It was far from perfect, as stated in the blog post, but it worked reasonably well for many years.

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A Heart Touching 3D Printing Story


Dhiren Shah has touched many hearts, quite literally. He is a cardiac surgeon and heads the cardiac surgery department at CIMS Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Dr. Dhiren Shah, Director of Cardiac Surgery Department, CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad.

EAA Members Can Take Flight with the All New 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS for Makers

The Solidworks Blog

Billed as the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) that hosts the annual event, AirVenture 2021 is taking place this week in Oshkosh, WI, celebrating the 51 st edition of the event.

MX3D Installs Metal 3D Printed Bridge in Amsterdam


It has been a long wait, but, after two years of anticipation, Dutch 3D printing startup MX3D has finally installed its metal 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam. When first announced. The post MX3D. View the entire article via our website.

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Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

3D Printing Shines at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

3D Innovations

3D printing excels when it comes to customization and it’s no surprise that it is making a splash and taking center stage, literally, at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Below are examples of how 3D printing is helping athletes as they go for gold.

Transforming CAD Data Management (webcast)

Tech Clarity

How can engineers improve efficiency, personal productivity and find the information they need faster?

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3D Printing Intricate Parts Using Figure 4 PRO-BLK 10 Material


The Figure 4 PRO-BLK 10 is a pretty strong and versatile material. Which means sometimes removing supports can be a challenge, specially for complex geometries. To make things easier we added some really nice support features to 3D Sprint , our plastic additive manufacturing software.

Learn How to Minimize Design Planning and Increase Flexibility

The Solidworks Blog

The world is full of distractions—so many things competing for our attention from so many sources. The biggest challenges when facing these distractions are the design tasks that you don’t like or don’t add value.

Intellegens Upgrades 3D Printing Deep Learning Software


As the first market research firm to publish a report on the rapidly evolving trend of automation in 3D printing, SmarTech Analysis noted how crucial new technologies like machine learning, The. View the entire article via our website.

Tvasta built 3D Printed Doffing Units in collaboration with Saint-Gobain

Manufactur3D Mag

Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions, in collaboration with Saint-Gobain has installed two 3D printed doffing units at two hospitals in Tamil Nadu. CONSTRUCTION INDIAN SCENARIO 3D printed doffing units Construction Hospitals India Saint-Gobain Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

Your Product Development Meeting Checklist

3D Innovations

When it comes to the first product development meeting many people are not quite sure what to expect. That is why we have created a Product Development Meeting checklist to help you gather your product information so you feel prepared when you meet with a professional designer or design team.

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Tutorial Part 2: Organizing a Product Structure

Javelin Tech Tips

As we move forward in our multi-part video tutorial series creating an electric carving knife handle using 3D EXPERIENCE Works , we will capitalize on the firm foundation built in our previous 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS video tutorial using the Project Planner app, we now need to create a Product Structure.

Predictive Quality for Medical Devices (eBook)

Tech Clarity

Could medical device companies improve both patient outcomes and profit? Yes, and Predictive Quality for Medical Devices: Comprehensive Data to Move Risk-based Approaches into Production discusses how to modernize the quality system for best results.

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Join Us for Manufacturing Live with TITANS of CNC on August 3rd

The Solidworks Blog

We have talked about manufacturing and why it is important. With the growing gap in employees, how does anyone start? Who is out there leading the charge in education and showing people how manufacturing has changed?

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.

Goodyear to Test First Airless 3D Printed Tire on Autonomous Vehicle in Florida


As part of a project to support urban autonomous vehicle transportation, the city of Jacksonville, Florida will test the autonomous Olli shuttle fitted with Goodyear’s innovative 3D printed airless. View the entire article via our website.

Markforged set to Launch FX20 – A New Composite 3D Printer at Formnext 2021

Manufactur3D Mag

Markforged announced that it will debut its newest FX20 composite 3D printer at the upcoming Formnext exhibition this November. 3D PRINTERS TECH NEWS Formnext 2021 FX20 composite 3D printer MArkforged The Digital Forge

The Most Overlooked Aspect in Employer Branding

Modern Tech

Building an attractive brand is a huge focus for companies. Brand building not only increases consumer awareness, it can also be used to share core values, giving the company an identity that can be connected with on a personal level. But what if you are trying to attract quality employees?

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Tutorial Part 5: Working with xShape Models in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

In the previous 3D EXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS tutorial of our carving knife design project, we created an ergonomic handle using the 3D Sculptor Role (xShape App).

30 on 3D: J35 Pro

Purple Platypus

On this edition of 30 on 3D, learn about one of Stratasys’ newest releases, the J35 Pro. The J35 Pro combines grayscale and multi-material capabilities to create realistic prototypes.

Let’s Get Down and Nerdy: Surfacing with Parametric Modeling Versus Subdivision Modeling

The Solidworks Blog

More and more engineers and designers are being called on to develop the look and feel of new products. The visual appeal of a product often plays a huge role in its popularity.

First Lithium Solid State Battery Produced by 3D Printing Startup Sakuu


Bay Area startup Sakuu Corporation has reached the first step in fulfilling its promise to 3D printing solid-state batteries (SSBs). The company has announced that it has produced a 3Ah. The post. View the entire article via our website.

AM Health – JUNE/JULY 2021

Manufactur3D Mag

AM Health – JUNE/JULY 2021 - India’s First & Dedicated Magazine on Medical and Healthcare 3D Printing. EMagazine AM Health Healthcare 3D Printing Medical 3D printing

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Business Sustainability and Transformation Strategies (survey results)

Tech Clarity

With the crisis phase of COVID-19 passing, how are companies adjusting corporate strategies and priorities to address intensified business risk and disruption?

Introducing three new PolyJet 3D Printers from Stratasys

Javelin Tech Tips

Stratasys recently released three new PolyJet 3D printers to add to the portfolio. These additions expand capabilities for designers and allow for better quality, full colour, functional prototypes. New PolyJet Stratasys 3D Printers (J55 Prime, J35 Pro, J5 MediJet). Stratasys J35 Pro.

Developing Your Idea from Concept to Product

3D Innovations

Developing an idea from concept to product is exciting. However, the product development process isn’t always clear cut and it is advantageous to work with skilled experts that can help guide you on the journey and avoid potential roadblocks. Product Design.

It’s Time for Hassle-Free Data Management

The Solidworks Blog

If you’re like most SOLIDWORKS users, you can’t help but think about data management. You care about things like: Securely centralizing your data. Ensuring proper access rights. Avoiding version mismatches and accidental overwrites.

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3D Printed Autonomous Robot Increases Delivery Efficiency in Singapore


There are plenty of examples of drones, 3D printed and otherwise, delivering items like food, medical supplies, and 3D printed spare parts, but what about ground delivery robots? We have seen. View the entire article via our website.

Braskem’s Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene launched in the Ultimaker Marketplace

Manufactur3D Mag

Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, announced its carbon fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) filament (“CF-PP”) (“FL900PP-CF”) for 3D printing and additive manufacturing is now available in the Ultimaker Marketplace.

NYT Cloud Migration Interview with Monica Schnitger (video)

Tech Clarity

What does a top expert in the engineering software market say about cloud migration for product innovation, engineering, and industrial software? What interesting things can we learn about Schnitger Corp’s Monica Schnitger during her interview with Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown?

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3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Tutorial Part 3: Making Changes in a Connected Environment

Javelin Tech Tips

In our previous video tutorial , we established what needed to be done to the carving knife assembly using the 3D Product Architect role in 3D EXPERIENCE Works.

The Cutting Edge of Design - Complete Project Series

Modern Tech

The idea of using cloud computing for product development is not a new idea. In fact, there are almost as many purported cloud solutions as there are product development processes.

Meet the Brains behind the Bots at SOLIDWORKS LIVE with BattleBots

The Solidworks Blog

I’m going to assume that many of you reading this, at some point in your career or education, have designed or been on some sort of robotics team.

Defense Appropriations Bill Secures Millions for 3D Printing


The House Appropriations Committee approved a $706 billion defense budget for the fiscal year 2022, which includes $31.5 million towards additive manufacturing (AM) initiatives in Ohio and at least. View the entire article via our website.

Pentagon to accelerate Adoption of Additive Manufacturing amid Cybersecurity Concerns

Manufactur3D Mag

DoD officials aim to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing to solve frontline challenges amid cybersecurity concerns. APPLICATION DEFENCE additive manufacturing policy adoption of Additive Manufacturing Cybersecurity Defence military U.S.