2020

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3D Printed Education

Everything comes to an end… and it’s soon to be goodbye from me on this site. Having retired from teaching in 2018 things have slowed down on this site. I am no longer able to post about the work done in 3D printing by my own and other students, and I am no longer developing new teaching and learning projects and resources. In addition the GCSE and A’Level qualifications have changed so significantly that many of the resources I produced and published are no longer all that relevant.

Nourished 3D Printed Vitamins and Edibles

DIY 3D Printing

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Blue Origin Opens Its New Rocket Engine Facility in Alabama

3DPrint.com

Huntsville, Alabama, is now home to Blue Origin‘s brand new rocket engine production facility, the latest addition to Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park (CRP), the second-largest. View the entire article via our website.

Recycling with AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. No one is surprised to hear that people produce copious amounts of waste every day. According to a 2017 study , if was found that over 300 million tons of plastic waste is produced annually.

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.

SQ4D 3D prints 1,900 sq ft home in 48 hours

3D Printing Industry

SQ4D, an offshoot of the New York-based 3D printed home focused S-Squared 3D Printers (SQ3D), has completed construction of a new building, in what it claims is the “largest permitted 3D printed home in the world.”

Customers Can Experience SOLIDWORKS Virtual Reality in eDrawings 2020

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2020 is here, and one of the coolest new features is the ability to open and view any SOLIDWORKS model in Virtual Reality (VR) using eDrawings 2020.

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Surprising Ways an Architecture Department can Use 3D Printing

Modern Tech

3D printing is becoming the norm in terms of prototyping for the manufacturing industry. The ability to create functional designs and even manufacture parts in a fraction of the time it would take by using traditional methods is astounding.

5 key takeaways from CES 2020

3D Perspectives

Our team is just back from CES 2020 . With more than 175,000 attendees, we had many inspiring conversations with those who stopped by our booth, and were also inspired by the buzz that came from what the other 4400 companies exhibiting at the show were talking about.

Build a Startup in Your Hometown

3D Innovations

Deciding to develop a product and build a startup is a big undertaking and the more support you have around you, the more likely you are to succeed. Ten years ago, if you wanted to build a hardware product, moving to Silicon Valley or New York to find support seemed like the only option for success.

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Selecting a Solution for IoT Remote Monitoring (webcast)

Tech Clarity

What should manufacturers look for in a solution to digitalize and transform service through IoT remote monitoring? What can they do to change the relationship they have with their products and customers to increase business value for themselves and those using their products?

Search within different variables using SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

Javelin Tech Tips

With the new Quick Search feature included in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 , it’s possible to search within multiple variables right from Windows Explorer; SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search. By default, when searching using an AND or NOT operator, it will search for both values within the same variable.

Tour of the 3D Printed ICON Home

DIY 3D Printing

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Start Non-Planar 3D Printing Today on your Ender 3 with nonplanar.xyz

3DPrint.com

One of the most exciting developments in 3D printing is non-planar 3D printing for FDM. Fused Deposition Modeling (FFF, Material Extrusion) is the most popular, affordable and widespread 3D. View the entire article via our website.

Extraordinary Times

Wohlers Talk

Countless organizations have shut down indefinitely. The economy is tanking with the stock market declining to unthinkable levels. United Airlines has cut 95% of its international flights, with most business travel halted. Meeting with others, even close friend and relatives, is discouraged.

Cancer survivor receives facial prosthesis made using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Denise Vicentin, a Brazilian cancer survivor who lost her right eye and part of her jaw, has received a facial prosthesis develop using a 3D printed prototype.

How Flying Cars are Taking a Greener Route Through the Skies

The Solidworks Blog

Picture the scene. It’s been a long day at work. You’re miles from the comforts of home. You’re tired, probably grumpy and sweating behind the wheel of your motor in an impossibly long queue of stationary congestion that’s going nowhere. Consequently, neither are you.

Precious 3D Prints For Your Valentine: 10% Off Silver, Gold, And Brass

i.materialise

This Valentine’s Day, get your sweetheart a special and unique gift — a 3D print in one of our top precious metals: Silver, Gold, or Brass. Until the end of the day on January 31st, we’re offering 10% off of these materials when you use the following code at checkout: FromMaterialiseWithLove2020.

The Halifax Group Invests in TriMech

Modern Tech

TriMech is excited to announce its new investment partnership with The Halifax Group. With this new partnership, TriMech is able to grow their portfolio of solutions and services to continue to serve their clients in new ways. TriMech News

How 5 Major Automobile Manufacturers Use 3D Printing

3E Rapid Prototyping

3ERP has covered many of the different ways automobile manufacturers are benefiting from the advantages 3D printing brings to the forefront.

3D Printing — The Work Before the Print

3D Innovations

3D printing is a technology that has the ability to capture everyone’s imagination, however we need to remember that it is, in a sense, a secondary process and a lot of work comes before you start printing.

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 – Tips & Hints for a better experience #SOLIDWORKS #3DXW20

Michael Lord

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 – Nashville is just a week or so away. I’ve have a couple of busy weeks in front of me. I still need to finalise a design […]. 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2020 SolidWorks 3DEXPERIENCE 3DXW20 solidworks SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2020

Interview With An Engineer: How Do We Use Magics At Purple?

Purple Platypus

Materialise Magics is a smart, versatile data preparation software for additive manufacturing, equipped with a customizable, intuitive user interface. The industry-leading software guides you through every step of your 3D printing workflow.

ICON 3D Printed Community

DIY 3D Printing

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HP’s New BioPrinter Helps Researchers Make Pharmaceutical Samples

3DPrint.com

It has been years in the making, but finally, we know more about HP’s highly awaited bioprinting system. In the last years, HP has moved heavily into the research of. The post HP’s New. View the entire article via our website.

Beatlemania Bass Guitar

Wohlers Talk

Associate consultant Olaf Diegel has designed and manufactured an impressive range of guitars. The main body of each is the most interesting part because it is designed for 3D printing. The character and complexity of these guitars make them, in my opinion, remarkable.

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Researchers develop 3D printed sensor embedded prosthetic arm for toddlers

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have developed a prototype for a 3D printed, sensor-operated prosthetic arm designed for children under two-years-old.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS® Visualize is truly a timesaver. Engineers and designers love it because Visualize enables all stakeholders, especially executives, marketing, and other non-engineering personnel, to get a crystal-clear idea early in the design process of how the final product will look.

6 Planet-Friendly 3D-Printed Designs

i.materialise

Throughout the world, many people are becoming more conscious of the impact our daily lives have on the environment and are therefore taking steps to reduce their waste and carbon footprints.

When Do I Need FeatureWorks?

Modern Tech

FeatureWorks is a SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional and Premium add-on that allows engineers and designers to directly interact with and edit imported part data in a SOLIDWORKS part file. Imported models, or “dumb solids”, become useable parts within the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD environment.

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Digital Transformation at BID Group using IoT (webcast)

Tech Clarity

How has one of the largest integrated suppliers to the wood processing industry used the IoT to digitally transform their business and deliver new revenue? Learn how BID Group has improved throughput and performance for their customers by remotely monitoring their equipment through the IoT.

Getting Started with Production Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Production manufacturing is the creation of components and final products on a large scale intended for sale.

Bed Leveling by John

DIY 3D Printing

John gives a simple tutorial on leveling your 3D printing bed. bed leveling

CNC Kitchen Builds Hand Cranked Plastics Shredder

DIY 3D Printing

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3D Printable DIY Astronomy Tracker for your Digital Camera

DIY 3D Printing

Project website: [link]. astronomy optics photography space

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Climate Disrupted: Chitin and Keratin Bioplastics

3DPrint.com

If we plan on continuing to make plastics past the point that oil is no longer profitable, easily accessible or socially acceptable, we will need to turn to more ecologically. The post Climate. View the entire article via our website.

Investment

Wohlers Talk

We have tracked investment totaling nearly $1.5 billion in additive manufacturing (AM) products and services worldwide. These dollars are critical to the future of AM and its developing ecosystem. Without it, countess producers of machines, materials, and software, as well as service providers, would not survive. Investment dollars do not ensure success, but it gives companies a fighting chance.

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