2018

Wohlers Report 2018

Wohlers Talk

Wohlers Associates, Inc. announced today the release of Wohlers Report 2018 , the industry-leading global report on the state of the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry, terms used interchangeably.

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LulzBot Cluster 3D Printer Manufacturing Farm

DIY 3D Printing

Lulzbot presents their Lulzbot Cluster for manufacturing of 3d printed parts. It's an interesting video that shows the technology and how it evolved and scaled up. 3d print farms cell lulzbot taz 3 taz 4

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The foundation of learning CAD – 1 Minute read

cadcamstuff.com

No one is spending more than 30 seconds on the foundation when looking to buy a new home. Though, Most of us understand the enormous importance of a solid structure on the ground. It is no different when trying to learn a new CAD system.

Arcimoto Steps into the Future with its Electric Fun Utility Vehicle

The Solidworks Blog

Innovation is the future and to get there you need the right tools. Let’s see how Arcimoto, a forward-thinking company uses SOLIDWORKS to devise new technologies that raise the bar for environmental efficiency, footprint size, and price affordability in electric vehicle design.

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.

University of Utah develops 3D bioprinting for ligaments and tendons

3D Printing Industry

A new 3D bioprinting method has been developed by biomedical engineers from the University of Utah.

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You Love Chocolate? Here's the Bad News (It's Very Bad News)

3DPrint.com

It's an essential part of your diet, right? The Inc.

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How 3D Printing Changed The Way Artist Tim Belliveau Teaches His Students

Shapeways Blog

In the art world, the debate around handmade and machine-made products is certainly a heated one. But after an extensive research project focusing on the different perspectives in glass making, artist and educator Tim Belliveau knew how efficient and beneficial 3D printing was to his art form. “I

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Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.

8 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

3D Perspectives

According to Gartner, Inc., the public cloud services market was projected to grow 18.5% in 2017 to total $260.2 billion , up from $219.6 billion in 2016.

The Benefits of Using 3D Printing Technology in Education

3D Innovations

The new school year is underway and social media is buzzing with fantastic projects that teachers have created to get their students involved as active learners—one big way involves 3D printing.

3D-Printed Food

Wohlers Talk

The idea of 3D-printed food came in or around 2011 when Hod Lipson and his team at Cornell University produced some crude but intriguing examples.

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When you need an extra pair of hands.

DIY 3D Printing

Source: [link]. 3d printed cyborg cyberpunk prosthetic robot

Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

To make you comfortable: If you know Inventor, Fusion 360, SolidWorks or any of the other mainstream CAD packages, you know that everything starts with a 2D sketch that then gets extruded into a 3D shape.

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The Magic Behind Holywood Blockbusters Using SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Every designer knows that careful attention to detail on their designs is important to ensure the manufacturing team can build the best product possible. However, in Hollywood, a lot can be done with special effects and CGI alone so what if there is no a physical manufacturing?

Qatar’s first conjoined twin separation surgery made possible by 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Sidra Medicine, a specialist medical facility, has announced a successful outcome for a complex medical procedure. A nine-hour operation to separate conjoined twins, Hamad and Tamim, was the culmination of months work by a team of more than 150 medical and support staff.

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This Is Why Economy Class Passengers Will Find It Hard To Get Water On This Famous Airline's New Planes (Yes, Water)

Sculpteo

It's come to this. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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FreeCAD Tutorial & Review: From a 2D Sketch to a 3D Print

i.materialise

Are you thinking about getting started with 3D modeling and 3D printing but don’t know exactly where to start? Then it probably makes sense to take a look at FreeCAD – a free yet powerful 3D design program.

INTERVIEW: Biologic Models founder Casey Steffen on the Power of the Stratasys J750 Printer

Shapeways Blog

As you may have heard, a few days ago we announced some big news: Shapeways is teaming up with Stratasys, a manufacturer of 3D printers, so every inspired designer and creator will soon be able to access one of the world’s only full-color, multi-material 3D printers, the Stratasys J750.

Pushing the Materials Boundaries with CES Selector 2019

Additive Manufacturing

New version offers improved support for additive manufacturing, vibration avoidance, simulation projects, and more. Cambridge, UK – November 1, 2018.

4 Key Attributes of Successful Digital Manufacturers

3D Perspectives

Manufacturing is in the midst of a revolution…the digital revolution. The world is being shaped by a convergence of technology —the merger of automation, IoT, AI, business processes, big data and cloud computing. This in turn reshaping how manufacturers innovate and respond to customer demands.

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Researchers Create Bionic Mushroom with Graphene and 3D Printed Cyanobacteria

3DPrint.com

Using 3D printing, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a bionic mushroom. For good reason, actually. The researchers are working to better understand the biological. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed bacteria cyanobacteria graphene mushroom Stevens Institute of Technology

AM in Formula One

Wohlers Talk

Note: Research associate Ray Huff authored the following. Two weeks ago, I attended the Circuit of the Americas Formula One race near Austin, Texas. I was a guest of Additive Industries, along with the Sauber Alfa Romeo team, for practice day at the track.

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Cytosurge Improve their FluidFM µ3Dprinter with Pinpoint Accuracy Tech

DIY 3D Printing

I wrote about Cytosurge technology before. They developed a 3D printer that can print metal on the micro-scale. A true technological wonder. Just imagine small robots floating in your bloodstream to repair your body or extremely complex and fine electronic parts like micro-antenna arrays.

You’re Welcome to Break my Endmill – 2 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

“There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” – Colin Powell. Here is a practical way to learn. Fail and fail quickly.

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How is technology influencing the 2018 winter games?

The Solidworks Blog

In 1924 in the French commune of Chamonix, the first winter games took place. Flash forward to today and the technology involved in the winter games has moved on spectacularly. Here’s a rundown of the some of the innovations that will be on show at the 2018 games. A techy take on the torch relay.

Watch: Thermwood 3D prints 12 foot aircraft tool for Boeing 777X

3D Printing Industry

Indiana’s Thermwood Corporation, the developer and provider of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) technology, has conducted a joint demonstration program with global aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

Let’s 3D print for museum conservation!

Sculpteo

You certainly heard about this tragical news: a fire st […]. The post Let’s 3D print for museum conservation! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing and Algorithmic Design Collide Creating Unique Jewelry Designs

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Every year, the Extreme Redesign Challenge calls upon tomorrow’s engineers, artists and entrepreneurs to design a better future. It is a test to see who can come up with the most creative, mechanically sound, and realistically achievable design using 3D printing.

3D Printing Strong and Sturdy Models

Shapeways Blog

Sometimes a digital 3D design looks great in your software, but just can’t make it in reality. Here in the real world, a 3D model can only be so thin or fragile; models with very skinny wires or delicate parts might break after printing, or worse, not be able to 3D print at all.

Recreating a Virtual City with Multicolor 3D Printing

i.materialise

Brace Yourself Games is an indie video game studio based in Vancouver, Canada. For the upcoming launch of their new city building simulation game, “Industries of Titan” , they wanted to present their concept in a more original way – and used 3D printing to bring the game to life!

We’re the world’s most sustainable corporation

3D Perspectives

Corporate Knights just announced their list of the World’s Most Sustainable Corporations and we are proud to share that Dassault Systèmes ranks at the top of their list.

GE Additive and GE Aviation Receive FAA Approval for 3D Printed Engine Bracket

3DPrint.com

GE Aviation has become a leader in the use of additively manufactured aerospace components (see: LEAP fuel nozzles) and now it and GE Additive have been given Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Featured Stories 3D printed aircraft components Boeing 747-8 GE Additive ge aviation PDOS bracket

RAPDASA and Formnext

Wohlers Talk

I attended last week’s 19th annual conference and exhibition of the Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) in Johannesburg. About 230 people attended from several countries.