This week’s selection is “The Engineering Design Process: An Introduction for Mechanical Engineers” by Peter Ostafichuk, Markus Fengler, and Antony Hodgson.
In my recent visit to GE Aerospace I was able to see how truly large-scale additive manufacturing should be done.
The answer to the question of a home-based work 3D printer has taken many different forms.
Flashforge has introduced a new 3D printer that’s way out of their normal scope.
A new foundation has been established for engineers that needs your help.
Industry survey covers the brain drain, economics, humanitarian efforts and more.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and I say that a 3D printed object is worth a billion.
I had a look at Smart3D’s manufacturing system, the MACRO, which offers both regular and high temperature additive manufacturing options.
MIT might have substantially shortened the development cycle for new 3D printer materials.
Photocentric has launched a new desktop resin 3D printer, the LC Opus.
Flashforge announced a new desktop 3D printer, the Adventurer 4.
Trilab has launched AzteQ, a powerful new family of delta 3D printers.
INTAMSYS was one of many who attended the recent TCT Asia trade show.
You can optimize internal fluid flow with an integrated generative design application.
This week’s selection is “Machinery’s Handbook, Pocket Companion” by Richard Pohanish and Christopher McCauley.
This week’s selection is “Design Paradigms: Case Histories of Error and Judgment in Engineering” by Henry Petroski.
This week’s selection is “Why Buildings Fall Down” by Matthys Levey and Mario Salvadori.
Formlabs appears to be looking for someone to lead their engineers.
One of MakerBot’s clients demonstrated a very unusual method of using 3D printing.
This week’s selection is “The Unwritten Laws of Engineering” by James G. Skakoon and W. J. King.
This week’s selection is “Studying Engineering: A Road Map To A Rewarding Career” by Raymond B. Landis.
This week’s selection is “Engineering — A Very Short Introduction” by David Blockley.
This week’s selection is “The Art of Doing Science and Engineering” by Richard W. Hamming and Bret Victor.
This week’s selection is “Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering” by Saeed Moaveni.
I had a discussion with the techs at 3DQue and discovered they have found a way to 3D print many different engineering materials at very low cost.
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose story in moving into additive manufacturing is becoming more familiar these days.
An engineering drawing is a specialized type of communication tool. It’s also a contract.
This week’s selection is “Gears and Gear Cutting for Home Machinists” by Ivan Law.
Charles R. Goulding discusses 3D printing in helping all four legs leap.
Another application for 3D printing in pandemic response has emerged with single-use stethoscopes.
The emergence of 3D printing as a manufacturing solution during the COVID-19 crisis now implies bold actions be taken.
MakerBot announced the availability of two new materials for their METHOD X platform, including PC-ABS and a fire-resistant version.
VSHAPER has released a pair of interesting 3D printing guides, and unlike most beginner guides, these are designed for engineers.
This week’s selection is “The Ethical Engineer” by Robert McGinn.
Two 3D printer companies have made an arrangement for use of materials: certain Sindoh equipment will be able to make use of RIZE materials.
MakerBot has bridged their materials gap with a new program that partners with multiple 3D printing materials providers.
An interview with Siemens’ CEO Tony Hemmelgarn reveals how the manufacturing giant is thinking about 3D printing.
Photocentric’s growth strategy includes working directly with manufacturing clients to obtain feedback on their engineering resins.
How does a bioprint hold its shape? New research shows ways support scaffolds could be made from living tissue that allows the bioprint to grow.
How do engineers and designers know about new developments in 3D printing that could potentially revolutionize products in industry?
Educators take note: AIrwolf 3D’s new EVO R 3D printer is priced right for educational markets, yet provides high-power engineering-level features.
Eighteen-year-old Tucker Sawyer of Hays County, TX, had a flash of inspiration while sitting in his high school chemistry class.
We had a closer look at MakerGear’s new and powerful 3D printer, the Ultra One, their first industrial machine.
If you’re engineering hardware that has any one of: a camera, an LED, a display, an IR sensor, a lens, a laser, a reflector, or an optical fiber, guess what?!
Or, rather, the 3D printed guitar that rock didn’t un-build: meet the smash-proof guitar.
Today Shapeways announced the availability of two new 3D print materials, but I’m now wondering if there is something more going on behind the scenes.
This week’s selection is “To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design” by Henry Petroski.
This week’s selection is “Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down” by J. E. Gordon.
This week’s selection is “Engineer to Win” by Carroll Smith.
This week’s selection is “Printing Polymers: An Introduction to Polymer Science for 3D Printers, Students and STEM Educators” by Curtis Barr and Daniel Vennerberg.
This week’s selection is “The Existential Pleasures of Engineering” by Samuel C. Florman.
i.materialise printed a very large sculpture, and in the process revealed some interesting engineering practices.
We took a look at EVO-TECH’s new EL-102 high-temperature 3D printer.
This week’s selection is “CAD Engineering Essentials: Hands-on Help for Small Manufacturers and Smart Technical People (No Nonsense Manual Book 3)” by Mark Lynch.
This week’s selection is the comprehensive “Machinery’s Handbook” originally by Erik Oberg.
One of the critical aspects of developing a component design is to ensure it will actually perform in real life situations.
Since its founding in 2014, 3DSIM has been on a mission to address problems of quality and repeatability in metal additive manufacturing
Optimizing mechanical designs is a complex process and now there’s another option for doing so.
Those familiar with polymer 3D printing will recall the challenges of successful printing, but that’s nothing compared to the requirements of 3D metal printing.
An entirely new desktop 3D printer designed for engineering use, specifically for injection molds, has been announced today by Avante Technology.
Designing a mechanical part requires much more than simply the geometric shape; other factors must be analyzed and accounted for, and that requires powerful software.
I’m reading an interesting post on GrabCAD by Khadija Ouajjani that discusses the testing of a 3D design.
A new filament from Avante demonstrates how much more advances in 3D printing filament chemistry can achieve.
We took a look at what we first thought was another hobby 3D printer, but in fact, MAKEiT’s device is designed for engineering use.
At the conclusion of the recent opening of their facility to the media, Joe Allison, CEO of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing introduced SMS Research Advisors.
Dr. Michael M. Porter of Clemson University in South Carolina and team have discovered something very interesting about the mechanics of seahorses – and it may change 3D printed robotics.
Is that part you just designed really going to survive the stress of the machine into which it will be installed? Now there’s an easy way to find out.
We obtained a preview of a new 3D printer that’s set to appear on Kickstarter: STACKER.
Following up from our post on designing for use, reader Mark Lynch pointed out his terrific list of design tips 3D printing.
People who are new to personal 3D printing sometimes learn the hard way that you must design for purpose.