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.

3D Printed Parts Produced 20 Years Ago

DIY 3D Printing

3D printing has been around for more than 20 years. Fran shows some old printed parts. Where is our manufacturing revolution? Where are the Star Trek replicators? If we only had open sourced everything when it was discovered. history

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Harvard researchers develop SWIFT method to 3D print organ building blocks

3D Printing Industry

Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a novel sacrificial ink-writing technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) to 3D print large, vascularized human organ building blocks (OBBs).

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

The Solidworks Blog

Need to know how accurate SOLIDWORKS Simulation really is? How about within 1 percent of the referenced solution?!

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.

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.

The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing Technologies from the 80s to Today

Sculpteo

3D printing is not as new as you may think! Actually, F […]. The post The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing Technologies from the 80s to Today appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Innovation & Business strategy 3D Printing history

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Honolulu Mini Maker Faire — June 22, 2019

3D Innovations

Save the date for the Honolulu Mini Maker Faire on June 22 nd. The event will take place at the ‘Iolani School from 12pm to 5pm. This is a great family event and a chance to see what the local maker community is working on.

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.

New 3D Printing Resin Made with Nanodiamond Powder

3DPrint.com

Nanodiamonds are diamond particles produced by explosions, and are very thermally conductive. Nanodiamond powder is made up of non-toxic diamond nanoparticles, with a large surface, that are about 5. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed opticals 3d printing resin lenses nanodiamond optics Photocentric powder Technical University of Gda

Selecting Parts for AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. Adopting additive manufacturing (AM) for serial production is one of the biggest and most interesting recent trends in industry. Many companies want to know the secret of how to choose parts that are a good fit.

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.

Prusa MINI is here!

DIY 3D Printing

Prusa MINI homepage: [link]. low cost new diy 3d printer prusa

Liquid magnets made possible by Berkley lab 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team of scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a Department of Energy (DOE) office lab managed by the University of California, have used a modified 3D printer to produce liquid droplets imbued with magnetic properties.

Up in the Cloud: Technology and Weather Forecasting

The Solidworks Blog

“Hey Siri – is it going to rain this afternoon?” It’s a fairly regular question to hear these days, especially if the neighbours are preparing a barbecue and your washing needs hanging out.

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Reviving an Early 20th Century Printmaking Practice With Modern Technology

Shapeways Blog

The mission of thepostdigitalprintmaker community, founded by Phyllis and Victor Merriam, is to share the work of printmakers who have taken up the challenge of incorporating emerging technologies into their artistic practices.

Top 5 advantages of 3D printing for Motorsports

Sculpteo

Motorsports industry is fascinating and brings solution […]. The post Top 5 advantages of 3D printing for Motorsports appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

David Bowie…the car?

3D Perspectives

Imagine you’re an industrial designer who also loves music. What would be the most interesting way to combine those passions? For Takumi Yamamoto , it was to design a car in honor of one of his favorite performers: David Bowie. As a child as young as 9, Yamamoto fell in love with Bowie’s music.

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Hardware Startups: Knowing Your Market Segment

3D Innovations

The key to a successful product launch and sustainable business success, is knowing the market segment you are launching your product into. An understanding of the market will provide insight into the competition, best distribution methods, customer acquisition and manufacturing methodology.

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.

3D Printing for Preoperative Management of Complex Orthopedic Cases

3DPrint.com

In the recently published, ‘Virtual preoperative planning and 3D printing are valuable for the management of complex orthopaedic trauma’ authors Abhishek Mishra, Tarun Verma, Abhishek Vaish, Riya. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3D printed pre-operative planning Virtual preoperative planning

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.

G-Code Hack for Removing Prints by Make Anything

DIY 3D Printing

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DIY 3D Printed TelescopePrime

DIY 3D Printing

Project homepage: [link]. astronomy diy optics poland telescope

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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.

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.

Meet the Fifth Grade 3D Designers of Trojan’s Tinker

Shapeways Blog

Joining Creativity and Technology in Early Education. At Southeast of Saline Elementary school in Kansas, art and technology teacher Kinsy McVay challenged the students in his 5th grade art class to design and market their own 3D printed creations. “I

You might soon be able to 3D print wood

Sculpteo

We are now able to 3D print a lot of different material […]. The post You might soon be able to 3D print wood appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Science in the Age of Experience: Science in Nature

3D Perspectives

Science for a Sustainable Planet. According to the population clock , the number of people in the world is about 7.7 billion and growing. By 2050 it’s projected to be 9.8 billion, compared to 2.5 billion back in 1950.

3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

3D Innovations

3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints.

Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!

i.materialise

We’re back from our summer break and have exciting news to share: we have a new and improved TPU offering ! Plus, this rubber-like material is now available in the US!

ADAM: A Concept for Autonomous Construction on Mars

3DPrint.com

Gracinda Ferreira has an interesting concept for building structures on Mars and beyond. Her ADAM idea calls for an automated construction tool 3D print homes on the surface. After ADAM. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing space challenge mars martian martian construction regolith

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.

Wire Printing in Cura by Chuck

DIY 3D Printing

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DIY Desktop Spot Welding Machines

DIY 3D Printing

I was looking for a cheap spot welder to make some welds on few 18650 modules, but I couldn't find aynthing affordable for my country. I found two projects with upcycled transformers which are the basis for DIY spot welder. Making this could be dangerouse. Stay safe! diy electronics tool welding

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Cerebra 3D scans and 3D prints customized horse riding helmet for disabled child

3D Printing Industry

Cerebra Innovation Centre (CIC), a UK charity dedicated to help children with brain conditions, has produced a customized horse riding helmet for a disabled child through 3D scanning and 3D printing.

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Podcast: Inspiring our Future Problem Solvers with Dean Kamen

The Solidworks Blog

If you are a science & technology fan, Dean Kamen could be your modern-day Thomas Edison, but maybe… his name doesn’t ring a bell for you… Dean is a celebrity to countless teenagers and twenty-somethings, but he doesn’t have a YouTube channel or smash hit on iTunes or a reality show.