EOS and e-Manufacturing partners will work to further increase the acceptance of laser-sintering as a manufacturing process that offers solutions beyond prototyping.
“Experience in 3D” allows visitors to be part of an intuitive and seamless non-stop 3D content-to-print experience. Visitors can register to win a personal model of their visage.
The webinar will demonstrate how reducing injection molding part costs & energy requirements while increasing operational efficiencies, will increase the value of their business.
EuroMold will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 2, 2011 with 1,324 exhibitors and 55,000 trade visitors expected.
On display at the Smithsonian is a 3D-printed bust of a Freeform-designed facial reconstruction performed from the computed tomography (CT) scans of a 3-year old mummified boy.
The largest addition to the new website comes from the complete catalog of accessories available for each category of instrument.
Autodesk 360 for PLM is geared for manufacturers that need to manage business processes throughout the entire lifecycle of a product, from the earliest concept to retirement.
The new ProJetTM 1000 printer will be on display at Euromold from November 29th – December 2nd, 2011.
Users have the option to either download a free 30 days evaluation version of CAMWorksXpress or to order directly as an add-on module to SolidWorks.
Autodesk University will be held November 29 - December 2 and offer almost 1,000 classes, labs, un-conference discussions, virtual learning sessions and keynote presentations.
Using a stereoscopic display, trackable eyewear and stylus, objects in zSpace appear "solid" in open space and can be directly manipulated as if they were real physical objects.
3Dconnexion will be demonstrating the SpaceMouse Pro in booth #136 at Autodesk University 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.
By combining PC-10 build material with SR-100, users can now produce parts in 0.005 in. (0.127mm) layers, for finer feature detail and smoother surface finish.
Proto Labs will help the company launch its innovative RoughRider wheelchair to the U.S. market.
COMPOSITES 2012 will be held February 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
The software can import STL files from any 3D CAD system, and can export NC program files suited for any 3/4/5-axis CNC milling machine.
Autosport 2012 will be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom, from January 12th to 15th.
Accura® Sapphire patterns and parts will be on display at EuroMold November 29th – December 2nd, 2011 in Hall 11, Booth F110.
The primary focus of DPS is working with clients to improve their manufacturing processes by increasing productivity, improving accuracy and shortening lead times.
Every day starting November 25th and ending December 23rd tune into makezine.com as they give away a fantastic kit from the "Make: Ultimate Kit Guide" to one lucky reader.
The customer panel, “Augmenting AutoCAD with Visual Communication and Design Tools,” will take place on November 30, at 5:15 p.m. PT at Autodesk University.
Cideas announced the purchase and installation of two (2) Fortus 900mc 3D Production Systems. This purchase solidifies Cideas as the world's largest independently owned FDM service center.
The web portal will offer comprehensive news and information about ASTM standards development activities, meeting and training course dates, publications and more.
The new release features more than 100 enhancements, and a 30-day free trial is available to test the software.
CATIA Natural Sketch is a 3D sketching program, that brings together the intuitiveness of creative 2D painting gestures and the power of accurate, realistic 3D modeling.
The Cimatron display will offer demonstrations of the latest features of the CimatronE and GibbsCAM product lines.
The RapMan™ 3.2 is packed with new features that make it easier to own and operate, including intuitive touchscreen interface and USB file storage.
The generative Selective Laser Melting System SLM 280 HL provides a build chamber of 280 x 280 x 350 mm and a unique double beam technology.
Kraftwurx is a social community for artists, engineers, designers and anyone with an idea where your ideas are made into products, printed in 3D and sold to the world as real products.
It is estimated that the project will bring 449 new jobs and more than $1 billion dollars in annual economic activity to Ohio.
The acquired businesses generated $58 million of revenue for the twelve months ended June 30, 2011, with consolidated gross profit margins of 55%.
SP2 provides users with numerous enhancements, speed improvements, and bug fixes, and is available at no cost to customers.
Accura® ClearVue™ is ideal for headlamp assemblies, bottles and containers, clear plastic consumer goods, light pipes and LED displays where exceptional clarity is critical.
Peter Hansford from Z Corporation will present, "How to Choose the Right Rapid Prototyping System" on Thursday, December 1st at 10 a.m.
The event will be held Monday, December 5, from 1 pm – 6 pm at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights, IL.
Researchers have been working at the nanoscale - 80,000 times smaller than a hair’s breadth - to weave threads of atoms into complex knots which they say could give materials “exceptional versatility”.
The latest STAR-Cast release includes enhancements in High Pressure Die Casting, Shell Molds for Investment Casting, Investment Casting Misrun Prediction, and Material Database.
Contex Group, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, announced that it had signed an agreement to sell its subsidiaries, Z Corporation and VIDAR Systems, to 3D Systems Corporation for USD 137m in cash.
On September 16, 2011, the America Invents Act (AIA) became law. Although a number of provisions of the Act do not have an “effective date” for quite some time, some provisions took immediate effect.
The first 1,000 qualified entrants to register will be eligible to receive a complimentary chipKIT Max32 development board.
Today, there are around 20,000 TRUMPF CO2 lasers and 15,000 TRUMPF solid-state lasers in use around the world.
SME Chicago Chapter 5 is the largest membership group of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers with 530 members.
The Society made the announcement at the proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition held Nov. 11-17, in Denver, Colorado.
The conference and exhibition takes place November 28 – December 1, 2011 at the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas.
The webinar will be held Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST and cover castings, forgings, and complex molded geometry.
Monthly lease packages are USD $290 for uPrint SE and USD $380 for uPrint SE Plus.
WESTEC will premiere several new features in 2012, including a New Product Presentation Center and Learning Lounges providing education and insight in small group settings.
ForceEffect provides an intuitive environment for drawing, constraining and simulating concepts using free body diagrams by simply tapping objects to select, move, rotate and scale.
Dr. Poprawe and his team are the world’s leading experts in the technique of selective laser melting (SLM), a field in which Fraunhofer ILT has led the way since its inception.
Interested parties are initially requested to submit an abstract of 200 words about their proposed paper on or before December 16th 2011.
The patent-pending SuperBox is a software/hardware device that accelerates the performance of NC programming.
The webinar will begin at 1:00 EST on Friday 2nd December and will cover creating 3D solid models from 2D drawings, design for manufacturability and repair of 3D data for use in manufacturing.
"We're using the ZPrinter to manufacture parts such as transmit coils, receive coils, heated animal beds and even custom components for delivering animal anesthesia"
Within the latest release, support for VISI 19 has been included and the CAD interfaces have been aligned to Parasolid v24, SolidEdge ST4 and Catia v5 r21.
As a sponsor, Siemens PLM Software will provide in-kind software grants with a combined value of $476.1 million to the 15 universities across North America participating in EcoCAR 2.
The FOC Talents Challenge invites a qualified group of talented designers to create an "Interior Jewel," a knob, handle or hangar to personalize any environment.
The 11 show slate includes six annual events, four semi-annual shows and a highly anticipated return to the Pacific Northwest.
Canadarm made its space debut on the U.S. Space Shuttle on November 13, 1981. Designed to deploy and retrieve space payloads, the robotic arm worked flawlessly for 90 Shuttle missions.
ICALEO 2012 will return to Anaheim, California, from Sept. 23-27, 2012.
PowerSHAPE options are focussed on design for manufacture, in particular on preparing product designs for the development of moulds and other types of tooling.
More than 25,000 partner organizations will host 40,000 events in a week-long celebration that will drive awareness of and adoption for the world’s key economic driver – entrepreneurship.
Between November 15, 2011 and January 31, 2012, customers can enjoy 50% off a single upgrade to ZWCAD 2012.
Adobe Touch Apps are a family of six intuitive touch screen applications, inspired by Adobe Creative Suite® software, to bring professional-level creativity to millions of tablet users.
The 2011 event is expected to draw 30,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibiting companies covering more than 450,000 net square feet of floor space.
The Design & Technology with ICT will be held November 17th - 19th, 2011 at the NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Legacy Effects used an Objet 3D printer to produce the 1/5th scale models. Once built, hand-painted, lit, and approved, the full scale Atom, Noisy Boy, and Ambush robots went into production.
GPU compute work is assigned to run on the NVIDIA Tesla companion processor freeing the NVIDIA Quadro GPU to handle graphics functions, ensuring quality and performance.
PolyWorks V12 will be demonstrated at EuroMold 2011 from November 29th to December 2nd in Frankfurt, Germany.
Rice University has been awarded prototyping and production services to help launch a group of robots designed for undergraduate engineering students.
3D Systems collaborated with designers Amelia Agosta and Natasha Fagg to 3D print a “brassiere” using selective laser sintering.
Partnership Response in Manufacturing Education is designed to create strong partnerships between organizations, businesses, and exemplary schools.
Exclusive annual study by the leading authority Packaging Digest reveals top priorities for the packaging industry.
NewTek LightWave™ 11 is a powerful new version of its Emmy® Award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software.
A number of innovative programming technologies include 2-5 axis milling, 2-22 axis turning, 2-5 axis wire EDM, multi-tasking mill-turn, and high-speed 3- and 5-axis machining.
Solid Edge Design1 will be introduced through Local Motors, a Siemens PLM Software partner, exclusively to the Local Motors global design community for a monthly subscription price of $19.95.
Kemeera, Inc. is a California-based full-service product development company offering laser scanning, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions.
The SuppShot™ is a first-of-its-kind rigid single serve dispensing device for large volumes of powders and liquids capable of adapting to virtually any bottle/drinking device on the market.
Boeing will manufacture and test the company's Crew Space Transportation (CST-100) spacecraft, creating up to 550 jobs along the Space Coast.
The MuCell process involves the highly controlled use of a gas such as CO2 or nitrogen in the injection-molding process, which creates millions of micron-sized bubbles in uniform configurations.
M4 Sciences' MAM technology enables up to a 500 percent increase in productivity in precision drilling for the manufacture of orthopedic, automotive, aerospace, industrial and hydraulic systems.
To mark its anniversary, The3dStudio.com is launching the Monkey Business Images stock photo collection.
Integra Products uses physical 3D printed models to refine concepts, ensure fit and function, communicate effectively with partners, and quickly create mold patterns.
3D Systems will provide Bits From Bytes™ 3D printers and 3D printer kits for the program’s education division, including 4 education centers and all public and educational events.
Key components of the system, which were both compact and lightweight, were produced layer-by-layer from titanium alloy powder (Ti64) in EOS laser-sintering machines.
The NTMA Purchasing Fair will co-locate with amerimold from June 13-14, 2012, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.
Vistagy, Inc. is a leading supplier of specialized engineering software and services with emphasis on designing and manufacturing structures made of advanced composite materials.
The eighth annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit will convene April 29-May 2, 2012, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.
Autodesk University will be held November 29 through December 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Clean Air Solutions uses Autodesk tools to streamline the process of designing customized arrays of PV panels, clamps and mounting systems capable of fitting whatever space is available.
The company will use funds to reach and teach a wide audience how to use CAD software and have their own creations 3D printed.
Objet has produced highly realistic prototypes for the development of the style and function of the car, including a 1.4 meter wide dashboard made from over 20 individually printed parts.
FABTECH will cover more than 500,000 square feet, greater than the size of ten football fields, from November 14-17 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
The new release provides ability to read & write CATIA V5 R21 and Solid Edge ST4 files without requiring a license of the respective CAD Systems.
The VX 1000 features a build space of 1060 x 600 x 500 millimetres, along with a compact design and high performance print head that reaches a resolution of up to 600 dpi.
The offerings enable anyone to quickly and easily capture 3D models from the world around them, and additionally turn 3D models into their own artistic creations.
Geomagic®, announced the release of: Geomagic Studio 2012, Geomagic Wrap 2012, Geomagic Qualify 2012, Geomagic Qualify Probe and Geomagic Wrap OEM Edition.
RGD525 has a Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT at 0.45MPa) of 65 degrees C (149 degrees F) out of the printer and 80 degrees C (176 degrees F) after a short oven-based, post-thermal treatment.
Elsys enables the automatic creation of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data, eliminating the costly, and error-prone process of interactive manual creation of schematics.
Held at Mazak’s Florence, Kentucky campus, T3 was the largest, most comprehensive manufacturing technology solutions event ever held by a private company in the manufacturing industry.
Applications will be accepted from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of graduate students interested in performing space technology research beginning in fall 2012.
Version 3 includes enhancements such as a new simulation interface, component and circuit element grouping, and design calculators, which model circuit performance characteristics.
In this webcast, contributing editor and author Jeff Hecht reviews the state-of-the-art in fiber lasers, describing their design, active materials, properties and the advantages of various designs.
Objet has announced key appointments to its Emerging Markets division, bringing on board a new general manager and new regional managers for Central America, South America and Africa.
Parts and assemblies ranging up to 24 feet in length and down to the size of a tiny dime can be welded by the assortment of electron beam welding chambers available at Sciaky's Chicago facility.
Researchers at Fraunhofer have developed two scanners which capture images of real objects with micrometer precision and use the data to generate deceptively lifelike virtual images.
The number of workers learning to be machinists is expected to be less than the number of job openings arising each year from the need to replace experienced machinists.
In conjunction with her speech at the November 4th 2011 TEDx Peachtree Conference in Atlanta, Georgia - Sarah Miller Caldicott will discuss her newly released e-book.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, in conjunction with Connecticut Innovations and Connecticut Corsair is sponsoring the challenge for high school students.
Tecplot 360 2011 is a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) visualization and analysis software package, the new version has significant improvements in speed and performance.
More than 200 engineering and technology students per year will benefit from the latest in rapid prototyping, computer numerical control (CNC), and computer aided manufacturing (CAM).
The webinar will be held at 1 p.m. Central Time Wednesday, November 16 and cover the difference between resolution and accuracy / accuracy and repeatability.
DARPA’s Phoenix program seeks to develop technologies to cooperatively harvest and re-use valuable components from retired, nonworking satellites in GEO.
The webinar will examine CPUs and GPUs, explore their differences and similarities, and highlight the computing power they can provide.
Sarah Webster has been named editor in chief of Manufacturing Engineering® magazine. She succeeds Brian Hogan, who retired after 13 years in the position.
VisualMILL for SolidWorks users can download the most recent service pack via MecSoft’s VisualServe software licensing portal.
The workbook includes a proprietary easy-to-use patent template. The only additional expense is the $110 U.S. Patent & Trademark Office filing fee for each patent application.
Researchers at IPA used selective laser sintering (SLS) of plastics, a 3-D printing process to 3D print a robotic spider for missions rendered off-limits to humans.
Following last year's survey, Objet set more than 120 key performance indicators, providing a clear set of action items that were implemented in order to meet the issues that were raised in the survey.
Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) Will Outline Initiatives to Rebuild Manufacturing, Create Jobs in America at FABTECH 2011.
KeyShot is an interactive 3D rendering and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from 3D models.
Demonstration showing how Fanuc robots are able to maintain the same path, location and orientation regardless of static or dynamic speed override changes.
All students in grades 7-12 across the United States and Canada may submit their essay entries from Nov. 15 to Jan. 31, 2012. The DuPont Challenge offers more than $100,000 in prizes and awards.
Finkl has been a leader in Chicago steel since 1879, now processing over 100,000 tons of steel each year. They are the first integrated steel manufacturer in America to receive ISO 9000 certification.
Abe Reichental will present a keynote address "Create With Confidence" at the annual AsiaUSA(TM) Forum on November 7-9th 2011, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.
With the acquisition, family-owned Placon becomes one of the top three medical thermoformers in the United States.
This live presentation will demonstrate the advantages of using Creaform's MetraSCAN and HandyPROBE in real life measurement environment, and show the complete inspection process.
CAMWorks 2012, with support for SolidWorks 2012 enables faster and easier programming, and produces more efficient tool paths for improved machining productivity.
If a new product is brought to market, Matco will award two percent of the first year's sales to the participant, at a minimum of $2,500.
Morris Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its sister company Rapid Quality Manufacturing (RQM) operate 20 direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) systems.
The Advanced Materials Division was acquired for its RenShape® stereolithography print materials and Digitalis® rapid manufacturing 3D printer product line for $41 million in cash.
The machine's work envelope has a 57.1" diameter and 57.1" height, handling a part weight of 4,409 lbs and a maximum tool length of 31.5".