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3D-Printed Guns

Wohlers Talk

With the “green light” looming for the 3D printing of guns on July 31, I was contacted by CNN, ABC7 News (San Francisco), and others. In two days, I conducted six interviews, including four television, one radio, and one print. Four of them are here: CNN Live with Brooke Baldwin.

UC San Diego researchers develop 3D smart bandage to wirelessly monitor body signals

3D Printing Industry

Mirroring the process of additive manufacturing, engineers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) have created a 3D stretchable electronic device, dubbed as the “smart bandage”, that wirelessly monitors human body signals such as eye movement, temperature, and heart and brain activity.

Creating a Model for Water Ripple Effect with SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

In order to succeed in the product design industry, you need to have hands-on experience with design software, and rudimentary knowledge of 3D printers, laser cutting, etc.

Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials


The 3D printing technology stands out for many reasons […]. The post Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

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.

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MIT’s online Additive Manufacturing course returns

3D Printing Industry

After a successful first edition earlier this year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will run a further Additive Manufacturing course, led by Professor A. John Hart. First held in Spring 2018, enrollment is again open for Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production.

MIT Offers 11-Week Online Course in 3D Printing

Some incredible advancements in 3D and 4D printing have come out of MIT, including glass 3D printing, 3D printed construction and much more. There’s a high concentration of knowledge about the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Education 3d printing class 3d printing course A. John Hart Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production mit

Tatsuo Ishibashi’s Vibrant Designs are Game-Changing Assistive Tools for People with Muscle Weakness

Shapeways Blog

What began as a sign of aging quickly transformed into a revolutionary idea for designer Tatsuo Ishibashi. “I I had slightly felt muscle stiffness of my fingers because of aging,” Ishibashi told Shapeways. “By By chance, I had seen a TV program featuring self-help input devices for arthritis.

Addressing Challenges in Product Development Collaboration

The Solidworks Blog

Today’s products are designed and manufactured with the help of large groups of interconnected people from various disciplines and companies.

Hong Kong researches develop 3D printed microrobots for in situ cell regeneration

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the City University of Hong Kong have created 3D printed microrobot carriers which transport cells within living organisms (in vivo) for targeted therapy and tissue regeneration. The spherical and barbed structure of the robots were fabricated using a Photonic Professional GT laser lithography system from Nanoscribe, which provided “sufficient flexibility to optimize the robot […]. Research Chichi Liu City University of Hong Kong D.

Will a 25% Tariff on Chinese 3D Printing Filament Affect 3D Printing?

The always excellent Hackaday pointed out that tariffs may be put on 3D printing filament. They looked at the Tariff List of the Second Tranche of Tariffs that will be implemented by the US August. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printers 3dfuel colorfabb filament filament market makergeeks tariffs

SLA vs. PolyJet [Technology Review]

Modern Tech

Every company aims to print parts that have the look and feel of a finished product. However, if you’re more than a hobbyist it is important to understand the different types of precision 3D printing technologies available.

Welcoming Electronic Design to the Siemens Fold – Mentor Graphics

Tech Clarity

Why has Siemens entered the EDA space? How do Siemens PLM and Mentor Graphics complement each other? Do customers see a benefit? Has it been a success? This post analyzes how Mentor Graphics fits into the Siemens PLM’s portfolio and the strategy for the combined company.

NASA awards $127,000 to ASU and PADT for biomimicry 3D printing research

3D Printing Industry

NASA has awarded a $127,000 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grant to the Arizona State University (ASU) and Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT), an engineering service company based in Tempe, Arizona for advanced 3D printing research. ASU and PADT are currently cooperating to accelerate the development of bioinspired 3D printed structures which […]. Aerospace Ann McKenna Arizona State University Dhruv Bhate Nasa Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies Rey Ch

XYZprinting Introduces Its New Full-Color Option: The da Vinci Color mini 3D Printer

Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting almost always has a new 3D printer to introduce whenever an industry event or trade show rolls around. At last year’s IFA exhibition, the. View the entire article via our website.

Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

Additive Manufacturing

By Drew Burkhalter | Technical Manager at Altair. The number of joint replacement surgeries in the US is skyrocketing amongst the baby boomer population. Not only are joints being replaced due to fractures and severe pain, but also to facilitate the continuation of an active lifestyle.

The Battle of innovation and tradition: Metal Casting vs Metal 3D printing


Additive Manufacturing is very often referred to as the […]. The post The Battle of innovation and tradition: Metal Casting vs Metal 3D printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Hobbyist 3D prints open source CNC machine for under $200

3D Printing Industry

Hobbyist and Reddit 3D printing community contributor Marioarm has built an “almost fully” 3D printed CNC machine for milling electronic chipboards. Marioarm built the Cyclone PCB CNC machine with 3D printed parts downloaded from file sharing sites such as Thingiverse and the GitHub repository Cyclone PCB Factory. With minimal, prefabricated parts, the project in total cost Marioarm […]. Open source CNC cyclone PCB Factory maker culture marioarm MPCNC open source

BMW Impresses with 3D Printed Roof Bracket for BMW i8 Roadster

BMW has been using 3D printing for more than 25 years, so the automotive manufacturer has built up a high level of expertise over the decades. Recently, the company has leveraged 3D printing to. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed automotive components 3d printed automotive parts 3D printed roof bracket altair BMW

Best Drones Under $500

3D Printing Hub

The seven handpicked drones in this guide cost anywhere from $301—$500. At the higher end of this price range are some very capable medium-range camera quadcopters. Before we launch into the reviews let’s look at what you can expect from these quality machines. Budget. RISE Vusion 250 Extreme (RTF).

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Top of the best online 3D modeling classes


Using 3D modeling software can be helpful for you no ma […]. The post Top of the best online 3D modeling classes appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D printed ballet shoe eases the pain of dancers

3D Printing Industry

Hadar Neeman, a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, has designed and 3D printed a pain-reducing durable ballet shoe. As part of her final university project, Neeman designed the custom 3D printed pointe ballet shoe called P-rouette. A pointe shoe is customarily worn by ballet dancers to dance en pointe. This […]. 3DP Applications 3D printed pointe ballet shoe Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Hadar Neeman P-rouette

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Duke University’s 3D Printing Innovation Lab Allows Surgeons to Create Accurate 3D Printed Medical Training Models

3D printing is becoming increasingly more accessible and affordable in many industries, including the medical field. We often see the technology used for the purposes of creating accurate training. View the entire article via our website.

Best Portable Travel & Adventure Drones

3D Printing Hub

For some drone pilots big is necessary and the bigger their bird is the better. It’s a reasonable consideration if the operator needs a heavy payload for filming equipment or to carry supplies. However, there are many reasons why smaller more luggable drones make better sense.

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Client Story: SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Helps Techsburg Inc. Validate Designs

Modern Tech

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases parts validation in the Nuclear Industry and the use of SOLIDWORKS Simulation. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Client Stories

Four Thieves Vinegar Collective debuts 3D printed chemical reactor for homemade medicine

3D Printing Industry

Michael Laufer, Founder and Chief Spokesman of the Four Thieves Vinegar Collective, an anarchist biohacking network, debuted a 3D printable kit for homebrewing medication at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE) Conference in New York City, last month. Acting as an accessible alternative to industrial chemical reactors, this Apothecary Mircolab is capable of synthesizing […].

3D Printed Autonomous Olli Shuttle Makes Debut at University at Buffalo

The streets are not yet filled with autonomous vehicles, but there are plenty of them in development, and one of the most famous is likely Olli the 3D printed shuttle. Created by Local Motors in. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed shuttle autonomous vehicles local motors Olli self-driving cars University at Buffalo

Best Obstacle Avoidance Drones

3D Printing Hub

Interested in buying an obstacle avoidance drone, but have no idea where to look, or how to select one? If obstacle avoidance is the primary desired feature for your next drone then you’re in luck. There is plenty of choice available that offers some of the best craftsmanship in the industry.

Shortcut Keys to Change View Orientation in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

There are a lot of different tools available in SOLIDWORKS to rotate and position your model the way you want it. SOLIDWORKS View Shortcuts. In this short video I demonstrate a few SOLIDWORKS View Shortcuts that can help you to switch between your views quickly and easily.

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ElogioAM officially launches with new dental grade 3D printer filament

3D Printing Industry

ElogioAM, the 3D pritning materials joint venture between Dutch filament startyup 3D4Makers and Perstorp, a Swedish specialty chemicals company, has received regulatory approval and is now officially opened for business. Based in Haarlem, Netherlands, ElogioAM will provide its high-performance FFF Facilan filaments for medical applications, as well as its new dental grade filament, Facilan Ortho. “We’ve We’ve developed […].

Parameters of 3D Printed Tungsten Subject of New Study

One metal material that hasn’t been frequently 3D printed is tungsten. Tungsten, abbreviated as W, is a valuable material for its high corrosion resistance, which makes it ideal for equipment. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed tungsten microstructures Selective Laser Melting (SLM) tungsten

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Rize Additive Manufacturing Enables Operational Innovation that Saves New Hudson Façades Up to $50K Per Quarter, Cuts Inspection Time in Half and Improves Accuracy

Additive Manufacturing

Case Study by Rize Inc. At the forefront of architectural innovation, New Hudson Façades ( NHF ), founded in 2014, is the industry leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of custom aluminum and glass façade systems on world-class sky scrapers.

Creating frameworks using a SOLIDWORKS Grid System

Javelin Tech Tips

If you ever had to design furniture, racking or framework for more complex forms there is a reference geometry command that will save you time and effort called a SOLIDWORKS Grid System. SOLIDWORKS Grid System.

Watch: Desktop Metal previews LiveParts 1.5 generative design software

3D Printing Industry

Desktop Metal, an award-winning metal 3D printer manufacturer based in Burlington, Massachusetts, has debuted an updated version of its generative design platform Live Parts. Live Parts 1.5