Markforged announced a very useful new feature for their Eiger software platform.
Optimizing 3D Printed Medical Implants
New research shows a way to optimize human 3D printed implants for more personalized microstructure.
Bringing the Power of Data to 3D Printing
Smart data is a powerful tool that can enhance 3D printing and turbocharge manufacturing operations.
Why Use Teton Simulation’s SmartSlice?
I had a chat with Teton Simulation’s Doug Kenik to find out where SmartSlice is headed.
Autodesk University: Using Part Consolidation to Optimize Parts for Additive Manufacturing
During an Autodesk University session, experts demonstrated the benefits of generative design to perform part consolidation and optimize designs.
Intech Launches Large-Format Metal 3D Printer
Intech Additive Solutions announced a new metal 3D printers that has a much bigger build volume.
Successful 3D Printing Requires Optimal Everything
I’m reading an interesting case study from Teton Simulation that illustrates an often-ignored fact of 3D printing: everything must work.
Oqton Raises US$40M
Oqton announced it has raised a massive US$40M from investors.
Book of the Week: Feature-Driven Method for Structural Optimization
This week’s selection is “Feature-Driven Method for Structural Optimization” by Weihong Zhang and Ying Zhou.
SLS 3D Printing For Robotic End-Of-Arm Applications
When improving a 3D printed part, sometimes a different 3D printing technology is the best route as contract manufacturer HARBEC recently found.
Getting Better Prints With 3DOptimizer
A new online service has emerged that hopes to guide 3D printer operators to better printing parameters: 3DOptimizer.
Book of the Week: Job Shop Lean
This week’s selection is “Job Shop Lean: An Industrial Engineering Approach to Implementing Lean in High-Mix Low-Volume Production Systems” by Shahrukh A. Irani.
nTopology Releases nTop Platform 2.0
nTopology released the latest version of their nTop Platform software, 2.0, and it seems to include some incredibly powerful built-in toolkits.
COMSOL Multiphysics 5.5 Is Evolutionary
What new features are found in COMSOL Multiphysics 5.5? We have a list of new features in the CAD optimization tool.
Automating 3D Print Parameters For Optimal Results
Researchers are developing machine learning systems that could potentially automate the complex 3D print parameters used in 3D printing jobs.
The Desperate Need For More Advanced 3D Print Slicers
After watching a fascinating video showing a powerful strengthening technique, I am convinced we have a long way to go with 3D printing software.
XponentialWorks and the Collaborative Road to Upgrading Additive Manufacturing
The companies in the XponentialWorks portfolio are looking to enhance performance in generative design and additive manufacturing.
Is One-Click 3D Printing Possible?
We had a chat with a company that hopes to bring the concept of “one-click printing” to the world.
Book of the Week: A Hands-On Introduction to Topology Optimization
This week’s selection is the detailed work, “A Hands-On Introduction to Topology Optimization” by Amir M. Mirzendehdel.
Topology Optimization for 3D Printing Hits the Cloud with Generate
As a manufacturing technology, 3D printing is only as powerful as the designs that it is used to create.