Design Excellence Forum for SolidWorks and 3D printing

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Fisher/Unitech,a leading provider of SolidWorks® 3D design software and Stratasys 3D Printers, will host its second annual Design Excellence Forum – an event scheduled in 11 cities throughout…

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How to ensure a design is 3D printable

Thursday, August 14, 2014

As 3D printing / additive manufacturing becomes a more accepted every day industrial tool, the focus is turning to best practices that help smooth out the kinks in…

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Inspire 2014 helps you design for additive manufacturing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The design goals of reducing weight and material usage are not just for aerospace and automotive applications, although this trend gained prominence through these industries. These goals can…

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Simplify3D 3D printing software for German RepRap 3D printers

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Simplify3D replaces the Repetier-Host and Slic3r packages and allows importing of different files, scaling a model up or down, repairing the model code, creating Gcode and, of course,…

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3D printing and scanning movie expert headlines RAPID keynote lineup

Monday, May 12, 2014

I’ve seen Jason Lopes, lead systems engineer for Legacy Effects, speak at AMUG for the past couple of years.  His presentations are not to be missed. He is…

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The trend is to go big

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Jason Lopes of Legacy Effects gives an inspiring presentation.  His team of effects wizards and makeup artists use seven different additive manufacturing machines to help movie and commercial…

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AMUG 2014: the latest developments in 3D printing

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Additive Manufacturers User Group (AMUG) conference has always been a bit different from other conferences or shows, as it emphasizes hands-on learning. This year’s conference is the…

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The new STL Prep for 3D Printing Module for SpaceClaim 2014 helps repair printing problems and modify STL and CAD files.

More on SpaceClaim’s support for 3D printing

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

My colleague, Senior Editor Barb Schmitz, who covers all things CAD for the WTWH Media properties, recently posted an article on SpaceClaim’s recent announcement of support for STL…

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How to cut 45% of weight out of a 3D printed metal bike frame

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Back in February of this year, Renishaw told the story of how it used metal based additive manufacturing to 3D print a metal bike frame.  Additional information is…

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SpaceClaim makes it easier to prepare your design for 3D printing

Monday, March 3, 2014

When preparing to 3D print your design, a key step is to ensure that it has as few problems, such as unintended holes or missed data, as possible….

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