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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Cool Hi-Tech 3D Printing Robotic Arm

DIY 3D Printing

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A Heart Touching 3D Printing Story

Deelip

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.

When 2D is Enough

The Solidworks Blog

Here I am writing about 2D on a 3D Blog. What’s up with that? You and I both know there are still plenty of 2D CAD users out there, which can be mind-boggling to anyone who has fully embraced the world of 3D CAD.

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.

WASP’s Dual House 3D Printers Build Innovative Eco-Habitat in Italy

3DPrint.com

Pioneering Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP (World’s Advanced Saving Project) completed the printing phase of its sustainable living project TECLA, an innovative eco-habitat, circular housing. View the entire article via our website.

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Learning to Think Like an Engineer

3D Innovations

This past week was the Discover E “Engineers Week” in which professionals, academia and students come together to celebrate engineers transforming our world along with the entire engineering profession.

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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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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.

5 Times 3D Printing Moved Fashion Forward

i.materialise

Fashion designers push fabric to its limits, folding, stitching, and starching textiles to sculpt new and fabulous creations. No wonder they love 3D printing. It offers them even more possibilities to sculpt beyond the confines of fabric, combining shape and color in exciting new ways. .

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.

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.

3D-Printed Housing

Wohlers Talk

The idea of using 3D printing for construction applications has merit in special circumstances. If the value it adds exceeds the costs of using the technology, it may make sense.

3D Printing CAD Design Tips by Billie Ruben

DIY 3D Printing

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

Deelip

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.

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.

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.

MX3D Installs Metal 3D Printed Bridge in Amsterdam

3DPrint.com

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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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.

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

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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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).

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?

Castles In The Air? How 3D Printing Elevates Architecture

i.materialise

From aerospace to mass customized wearables, 3D printing brings the house down in so many business verticals — including architecture. Imagine: The architect sits at their drafting table, their head filled with lofty designs.

Wohlers Audio Series—Episode 2

Wohlers Talk

By Noah Mostow. The challenge of educating and training users on how to design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) must be overcome before the industry can reach mass adoption of AM.

So, what do you do for a living?

DIY 3D Printing

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High Definition Full Color: 3D Print in Ten Million Colors

Shapeways Blog

Creating a new design and seeing it come to fruition with excellence through 3D printing means enjoying a quality product—and often, euphoric triumph too.

Getting Caught Up with SOLIDWORKS Ambassador Jason Pohl: a Q&A

The Solidworks Blog

Image courtesy of @ErinWitkowskiPhoto. NOTE : this article originally ran in the May 2021 issue of AUGIWORLD Magazine, the official publication of AUGI Design Community.

Intellegens Upgrades 3D Printing Deep Learning Software

3DPrint.com

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.

Intellectual Property — Protecting Your Idea and Invention

3D Innovations

Intellectual property (IP) is an area that often seems murky and convoluted to inventors; thus, it is pushed to the bottom of the proverbial “to-do” list. However, intellectual property is a key component when it comes to product development and commercialization.

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

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.

Top 11 Features in the Latest 3DEXPERIENCE Update (FD06)

Modern Tech

While there are many improvements and new roles in the latest functional delivery in the 3D EXPERIENCE platform (FD06), today we are focusing on the improved features for those that are using the most typical workflows from a mechanical engineer’s point of view.

3D Printing Trends for 2021: A Year of Radical Renewal

i.materialise

As our parent company, Materialise, marks its entry into the 4th decade of 3D printing in 2021, we’re entering a decade with the potential for radical renewal.

Custom Rings

Wohlers Talk

I recently discovered The Future of Jewelry (TFOJ), a company that produces custom jewelry. It was founded by sisters Casey and Janine Melvin. Both left law school to start the company in 2017 and serve as co-CEOs. TFOJ’s initial focus has been on custom rings.

3D Printed Buildings Will Become Standard!

DIY 3D Printing

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