2019

U.S. Comeback in AM

Wohlers Talk

Is the U.S. making a comeback in additive manufacturing? Some might question whether the U.S. had fallen back in its position. In the 2000s, the U.S. definitely lost ground in a number of areas to the likes of China and Germany.

Disabled Man Designs and 3D Prints His DIY Sports Wheelchair

DIY 3D Printing

disabled medical applications of 3d printing outdoor prosthetic sport

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Medical Applications of 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

3D printed protein models by Biologic Models. 3D printing medical applications are gaining tremendous momentum in the medical industry.

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.

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.

Objectify Standardises on MSC`s Simufact Additive for Additive Manufacturing process Simulation

Additive Manufacturing

(Bangalore, May 20 2019) - MSC Software (MSC) , a global leader in simulation software and services, who enable product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Objectify Technologies Pvt.

Entrepreneurship Needs STEM Education

3D Innovations

There has been a lot of talk recently about STEM education—both at the industry level and the government level. Companies are now working with schools to provide technology collaboration to help prepare students for 21 st century jobs.

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Ashley Furniture Uses 3D Printing & Robotics in Manufacturing Processes

3DPrint.com

Founded in 2005, Wisconsin-headquartered Ashley Furniture is a company known globally, beginning in 1970 with 35 employees, and growing now to over 900 stores. Ashley facilities manufacture over. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printing and automation 3d printing and robotics Ashley Furniture Formlabs Form 2 3D printer industrial 3d printing

Displaced Auto Worker SOLIDWORKS Training Program

DASI Solutions

Recent plant closures in the automotive industry have put many skilled employees out of work. These men and women now face the challenge of choosing their next step. For many this will require retraining, but that doesn’t mean starting over.

Austin trip to meet customers

SolidWorks Legion

Austin, TX has long been on my todo list for work travel. There are a lot of great SOLIDWORKS customers in the Austin region. Come last week, my long awaited plans came to fruition. This was a busy trip. Visited several customers in both San Antonio and Austin.

CAD Data Management Research (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How do small companies and design teams manage CAD data? Tech-Clarity invites you to join a research study on managing CAD data for small teams. Please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this short survey. As a thank you, we will send you a copy of the report summarizing the findings.

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3D-Printed Figurines

Wohlers Talk

3D scanning and printing tools make it possible to produce color figurines of action figures, pets, our kids, and a lot more. Prior to our daughter’s wedding last July, we decided to produce a custom cake topper of her and her fiancé.

DIY Depowder Station for 3D Prints Post-processing

DIY 3D Printing

3Digitalcooks made a useful DIY depowdering station. You can save some money and make your own post-processing cell to clean various powder types from a finished part. Project homepage: [link]. 3d printed food diy powder 3d printing

3D Print Your Next Robot

Shapeways Blog

3D printed robots are fast becoming the standard in robotic technology, and these exciting and adaptable new robots are lighting the way to the future of robotics.

See a Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman. While these may sound like comic book titles at first glance, they are actually the names of popular roller coasters located at amusement parks across the U.S. that have garnered the passion and interest of Matt Schmotzer.

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Thermwood and Bell 3D Print Helicopter Blade Mold

Additive Manufacturing

A joint venture program between Thermwood and Bell has pushed the limits of 3D printing, resulting in what Thermwood believes is the largest 3D printed autoclave capable tool ever made. A common limiting factor within aerospace development programs is expensive, long-lead time tooling.

Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

3D printing pioneers: Top 10 industries utilizing Additive Manufacturing

Sculpteo

Many industries benefit from 3D technologies, fr […]. The post 3D printing pioneers: Top 10 industries utilizing Additive Manufacturing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Industry Experts Interview Naomi Kaempfer

3DPrint.com

Naomi Kaempfer Naomi Kaempfer is the Creative Director of Art, Fashion and Design for Stratasys. She has a wide background of experience within the 3D printing and fashion realm. Kaempfer specialises. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D printed fashion Exclusive Interviews 3D designer 3d printed fashion art customization design fashion fashion industry geometry Iris van Herpen materialise Polyjet technology stratasys tech technology wearables

How to Select Identical Components in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2019 allows you to select identical components by selecting one of the components. This option works within the features including: Pattern Components (Circular Patterns, Circular Component, Curve Driven Component, Linear Component, Pattern Driven Component, Sketch Driven Component).

Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and…

Design 2 Part News

“Ford cancels Mexico plant, expands U.S. factory and adds 700 jobs” By Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY. Ford Motor announced Tuesday that it would cancel plans for a $1.6 billion Mexico plant and launch a Michigan expansion in a move that may be viewed as a capitulation to Donald Trump.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

Polyamide (SLS) is the material that offers the most freedom of design for 3D printing. It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. But sometimes, this is not enough to create the 3D prints of your dreams.

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.

Miller's Planet attempts to build 3D Printed a brushless DC motor

DIY 3D Printing

He attempts to drive his DIY brushless DC motor with MOSFETS, opto-isolators, and hall effect sensors. Code is in the video description. dc motor electronics

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How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

Since we first launched, Shapeways has been passionate about supporting innovation in the robotics industry, developing accessible tools and high-quality, flexible materials that expand what’s possible.

Attention Modeling Maniacs: Don’t Miss Model Mania at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Back for its 20th year Model Mania® will once again be the place to be to prove you have the SOLIDWORKS modeling skills to top them all.

ParaMatters Upgrades its Generative, Autonomous Design and Lightweighting Software

Additive Manufacturing

Offers intuitive, simple user interface that works autonomously and instantly. Enhanced variety of loading conditions including forces/moment w/o remote points, pressure, acceleration (g-forces) and thermal loads.

Product Development Strategy: Launching Your Idea

3D Innovations

Did your 2019 resolution focus on product development and launching a business? The New York Post published a piece that says New Year’s resolutions, on average, don’t even last two weeks—that’s right, January 12 th is the fateful day for many resolutions.

3D printing in the construction industry Part 1: the benefits

Sculpteo

Additive Manufacturing is revolutionizing many i […]. The post 3D printing in the construction industry Part 1: the benefits appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Inside 3D Printing Seoul Unveils this Year’s Conference Agenda

3DPrint.com

It is always best to have an opportunity to explore the latest additive manufacturing trends and technologies in one place at one time. Inside 3D Printing Seoul taking place on June 26-28 in Seoul, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing korea 3d printing south korean inside 3d printing Korea show

NASA is using 3D printing to develop soft robots for space exploration

3D Printing Industry

A pair of researchers at NASA are using 3D printing to help bring soft robotics to space. Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick, interns at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are investigating the viability of using soft robotics for space exploration and assembly.

2019 Project of the Year Contest now open

3D Perspectives

Once again, we are pleased to announce the Dassault Systèmes Project of the Year , our annual student competition held by our own Academia department. Students from around the world are eligible to submit their projects created with any Dassault Systèmes solution for a chance to win prizes.

Turning a Stick into a 3D Printed Bronze Stylus

i.materialise

Jeremy Burnich discovered metalpoint sketching by accident – and soon after created a bronze stylus in the shape of a stick by using 3D printing. The design was modeled in Rhino and ZBrush and manufactured in 3D printed bronze by i.materialise.

AM Adoption in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

At an impressive pace, companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and expanding the number of certified suppliers in additive manufacturing.

Oasis 3DP Open Source Powder and Inkjet DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Ytec3D developed an open sourced powder DIY 3d printer based on inkjet cartridges. Project description: Oasis is a powder and inkjet 3D printer (3DP) that uses older inkjet technology to print an object. HP45 inkjet printheads jetting binder are used to bind powder locally. This part can then be cleaned and treated to create an 3D object. 3DP can print in several materials to get several results: Gypsum: For full color parts if printed with a color.

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Why 3D Printing Might Be Good for Your Jewelry Business

Shapeways Blog

The 3D printing industry seemingly knows no bounds, and the revolution is as exciting as ever. Jewelry producers have been putting incredible results on our fingers, on our necks, and around our wrists. And within this powerhouse industry, 3D printing has already established a strong foothold.

From CAD to Confectionary: Chocolate Production in the Age of 3D Printing

The Solidworks Blog

Cocoa. Sugar. That irresistible combination of ingredients has made chocolate the billion dollar powerhouse of treats it is today. Consumption of the delicious brown stuff skyrockets over festivities, where waistlines give way to the alchemical allure of the confection’s taste.

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