3D Printable DIY Rotary Tool aka. Dremel Clone

DIY 3D Printing

Makernaut developed and published this great 3d printable rotary tool or Dremel. It is powered by 12V DC motor (listed as 6000 rpm, RS-550S motor, diameter~37mm), it has PWM DC motor controller (3A) and mini chuck / collet set for 3.17mm shaft to hold the tool bits.

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Simplify Sacrificial Tooling with 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

In my last post , I discussed the potential for 3D printed tooling to significantly disrupt the composite tooling supply chain, specifically the high-temperature lay-up tooling supply chain. Require tooling to produce.

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3D Printing Helps Optimize ROI in Tooling Production

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

What is Composite Tooling? Tooling is the process of producing molds used to create composites. Traditional tooling used to create these structures is known to be time and labor intensive, creating high overhead costs for companies. Often times, companies use fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials or metallic materials to create their tools. 3D Printing is Changing the Way Aviation Organizations Think About Tooling Fabrication.

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DIY Multi Extrusion Tool Switching by Rolmie

DIY 3D Printing

Rolmie from Germany is developing a multi-extrusion tool changer suitable for many common 3d printers. Modification of most CoreXY/H-Bot style printers should be possible Prototype video: Project page: [link] Tool head making a contact with on of the extruders.

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DIY Ultimaker Tool and Extruder Changer Mechanism

DIY 3D Printing

In the future it will use other tools also. Ultimaker forum user by the name of FoehnSturm presented his approach to toolchanger mechanism on the original Ultimaker machine. It uses a custom modular direct drive extruders with hot end placed in holders mounted on printer's frame.

Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

Stratasys

The post Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printing cast urethane low volume manufacturing platinum silicone polyurethanes production prototyping rapid manufacturing rapid prototyping silicone tooling soft tooling Consider cast urethanes as an economical manufacturing method as you move into the final stages of product development.

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Hospital makerspace lets nurses build their own tools

3D Printing Review

Makerspaces are great for bringing your gadget ideas to life, but they’re not usually much help to nurses who may want to invent (or improvise) tools needed to take care of their patients.

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3d printed tools: dial calipers and tape measure

DIY 3D Printing

[link] [link] [link] Tools designed and printed by Brian aka. thingiverse tool tools angry_monk Project blog: [link] Update: The same guy developed and 3d printed fully working mechanical pencil. link].

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After the Build: Preparing 3D Printed Composite Tools for Use

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

In previous posts, we discussed the potential for 3D printed tooling to disrupt the composite tooling supply chain , provided examples of 3D printed composite tooling in industry , and walked through some of the tips and tricks to FDM composite tool design.

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Smoothing 3d prints with thermal transfer tool

DIY 3D Printing

Justine shows how to get a smooth surface on your 3d print with some help of thermal transfer tool which is somewhat simillar to soldering iron. This thermal transfer tool has a larger round surface.

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DIY 3d printable manual pick and place vacuum tool

DIY 3D Printing

zapta designed 3d printable pick and place tool that uses modified medical needles and power of vacuum. All the files can be found at: [link] From project description: NEW: added a model for a mouth piece that allow to have a stand alone pick and place tool with no vacuum pump.

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Your TOP 5 3D Printing Software Tools

Sculpteo

The post Your TOP 5 3D Printing Software Tools appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Optimization Tools 3D Printing 3D software Costumized Orientation Online optimization tools

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Advanced Optimization Tools that Make Innovation Possible

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS optimization tools drive continuous improvement, allowing us to find solutions that make products stronger, lighter, faster, cheaper. So what can you optimize with SOLIDWORKS tools? What kind of car will we be driving in 10 years? Autonomous? Electric? Fuel cell powered?

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Providing a hand tools supplier with a new tool

3D Perspectives

Since the beginning of civilization, human beings have been developing tools for many different purposes to improve life and answer special needs. KS Tools , a French company specializing in hand tools and workshop equipment, is a young and fast-growing, but small, company.

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Six Essential Tools for SOLIDWORKS Users Working with Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

These include shorter lead time for parts, creating parts that cannot be created by traditional manufacturing methods, lighter parts, less waste, less skill required to operate, no tooling changes between designs, and the ability to use a large variety of materials.

FDM Thermoform Tooling: What It Is and Why It Works

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Using conventional methods, creating the tools for thermoforming can be a long, grueling process. Often these tools, especially if outsourced can take anywhere from 6-14 weeks depending on tool complexity and CNC capacity. Tooling and Manufacturing Thermoforming

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Revolutionizing Composite Tooling with Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

How can 3D printing significantly reduce the time and expense of producing composite tooling? Large layup tool, produced with Stratasys’ ULTEM 1010™ material for a Dassault Falcon Jet interior cabin part. Designing tools using the most effective methods of construction.

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Benefits of 3D Printing: Tooling

Sculpteo

The post Benefits of 3D Printing: Tooling appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D challenges 3D printing tools benefits of 3D printingDuring the last weeks, we wrote about the benefits of 3 […].

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3DBenchy torture-test and calibration tool

DIY 3D Printing

You want to put your 3d printer to the hard torture test? Now there is a free high grade model and website for it: the 3DBenchy. It has a specially designed boat model that has all the different parts to test all various aspect of your machine.

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3D Printing Medical Tools in Haiti and Beyond

3D Printing Review

By co-creating with medical workers in Haiti, Field Ready identified medical tools and parts that could be 3D printed to meet localized demand. Given the lack of sterile tools and training, newborns may suffer from a high rate of infections or postnatal umbilical sepsis.

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Autodesk Tools for 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

When and if Autodesk integrates the capabilities of Within Enhance into Inventor, Fusion 360, or another software product, AM designers will have new, powerful tools for designing and analyzing models created for additive processes.

3D printed tools: The most useful projects

Sculpteo

The post 3D printed tools: The most useful projects appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo Additive manufacturing can be used for various applicat […].

3D Printed Tooling Webinar 3/24

Studio Fathom

Additive Webinar—Why Should You Make Tools Using 3D Printing? FATHOM’s Director of Research Talks with Managing Editor at DesignWorld Every manufacturer needs to produce low volume parts such as tools, jigs, and … Read More.

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R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Hand Tools

3DPrint.com

Society has come a long way in tool technology since the first tools were used during the Stone Age hundreds of thousands of years ago. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed tools 3d printed wrench BMW hand tools nanosteel nasa sculpteo toolsToday, like our primal relatives we have adapted and innovated. View the entire article via our website.

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Tips and Tricks for Designing FDM Composite Tooling

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

In previous posts , we discussed the potential for FDM tooling to significantly disrupt the composite tooling supply chain and provided examples of FDM composite tooling in industry. In this post we will go through some tips and tricks for designing FDM composite tools.

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Reviewing Tools To Finalize Your 3D Printing Process

Sculpteo

Our learning sessions about online tools are coming to […]. The post Reviewing Tools To Finalize Your 3D Printing Process appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

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SelfCAD 3D Software Adds New Drawing Tools

3DPrint.com

In 2016, SelfCAD was introduced to the 3D printing community as a tool that brought modeling, slicing and sculpting capabilities together in one program. 3D Printing 3D Software 3d modeling software 3D sculpting 3D slicing software drawing tools SelfCADThe online, browser-based software was. View the entire article via our website.

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XSTRAND™ a new material for functional prototyping and tooling applications

3D Printing Industry

In tooling, electronics and automotive industries, businesses require materials that can withstand industrial-grade thermal, tensile and pressural tests. Materials 3NTR ABS composite material Electronics FDM FFF fiber glass fiber reinforced plastic Filament functional prototyping GF30-PA6 GF30-PP Owens Corning PA6 PP Raise3d tooling Ultimaker XSTRAND XSTRAND filament ZortraxComposite materials are leading the way for high-performance 3D printed prototypes.

The Incredible MagicaVoxel 3D Modeling Tool

Fabbaloo

The introductory MagicaVoxel 3D modeling tool. Need an introductory 3D modeling tool? MagicaVoxel. Read the whole entry. » » software

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Complex Composite Parts Easier & Faster with 3D Printed Tooling vs Traditional Approaches – New Video

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

This will be the first in a series of informative videos on 3D Printed Composite Tooling. For example, sacrificial tooling is used to make extremely complex and hollow parts with “trapped tool” geometries, particularly valuable to the aerospace, automotive, and sporting goods industries.

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Permission Assignments Tool

Javelin Tech Tips

Within the Administration Tool, there’s a SOLIDWORKS PDM Permission Assignments tool that will allow you to quickly look at a vault folder, and see which groups have permissions assigned to it. Administration Tool > [Vault Name] > Groups. Note : Permission Assignments is also available at the User level via the Administration Tool, but as a general rule (outside of the admin user) we recommend only assigning permissions at the group level.

3D Printing From Spain's Dynamical Tools

Fabbaloo

Dynamical Tools' DT600 industrial 3D printer. Spain’s Dynamical Tools markets a series of. Read the whole entry. » » printer

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ZeGo delta robot with multiple tool heads

DIY 3D Printing

ZeGo is multifunctional delta configuration robot with multiple tool heads. All tools can be easily replaced via magnetic joint attachments. ZeGo can use following tools: Plotter  An automatic drawing device used on paper or LCD sketchpads.

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Software tool chain for everyday 3d printing by Steve Graber

DIY 3D Printing

Ever wondered what software tool chain other people use with their 3d printers? From video description by Steve: I thought some of you might be interested in seeing a high level overview of the tools I''ve been using most often for 3D design and printing. android LG software tool chai

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MRI compatible 3d printed tools for Apraxia study

DIY 3D Printing

Instructables user ewatanabe made a set of MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) compatible non-magnetic 3d printed tools for her roommate to use them in MRI test of Apraxia affected patients. Tools in this set had to be unknown to users so that brain reaction could be studied under MRI.

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Online Repairing Tools: Diagnose and Fix Your 3D File.

Sculpteo

The post Online Repairing Tools: Diagnose and Fix Your 3D File. Additive manufacturing Optimization Tools Tutorials 3D Printing Diagnose 3D file Online repairing tools Repair 3D fileIn 3D printing, one small fact needs to be taken into a […].

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13 Tools to Help You Become a 3D Printing Pro

3D Printing for Beginners

Over time I have compiled a set of tools that I use to make my life easier when 3D printing. No matter whether it is to fix a 3D printer, to remove support material or to improve 3D print adhesion, these tools have come in handy time and time again. I thought it might be a good idea to share the list of the tools and accessories I use most frequently such that you get an idea of what belongs in the 3D printer owner''s toolkit. [.].

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Methods Machine Tools to Showcase a Combination of Technologies at the 2018 Smart Manufacturing Experience

Additive Manufacturing

Methods will showcase a combination of automation capabilities to demonstrate how multiple machine tools work with other technologies to solve complex manufacturing challenges and provide customers with complete automation solutions. About Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

UL and Tooling U-SME Finalize Partnership on Additive Manufacturing Certification

3DPrint.com

A little over a year ago, Tooling U-SME, a leading developer of manufacturing training solutions, announced the development of the first national additive manufacturing certification. Now Tooling. 3D Printing Business Education 3d printing certification Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification AM certification certifications industry certifications SME Tooling U-SME ul underwriters laboratories

Composite Tooling Design Guide 2.0

Studio Fathom

Last year, the team at Stratasys launched an FDM-focused composite tooling design guide so its machine users could more confidently design, build, and use the enterprise-level additive technology to manufacture … Read More. The post Composite Tooling Design Guide 2.0

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