15
Jun

Polymer 3D Prints Used to Protect Costly Metal Parts

Innovative 3D Manufacturing, based in Franklin, Indiana, provides metal additive manufacturing for a wide range of industries worldwide including the automotive, aerospace, and medical sectors. Taylor Johnson, an engineer at Innovative 3D, is using his 3DP printer in a variety of ways. The company utilizes a large format 3DP WorkSeries printer to create cost effective fixtures that protect their high

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13
Jun

Succeed with plastic 3D printing!

Reinvent yourself! Do you want to become a leading expert in additive manufacturing and accelerate your business? Start production now! EOS provide different systems that perfectly fit your use case and enable you to ramp-up your production. More information: https://www.eos.info/reinvent Want to learn more? Register now for the EOS webinar —”Find your diamonds – A quick introduction to part screening

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11
Jun

APS Technology – Oilfield drilling equipment manufacturer uses industrial 3D-printing technology from EOS

Additive manufacturing – for a new drilling experience Imagine trying to drill a hole through your living room wall, down the hallway and into the bedroom, all while standing in front of your house. Sounds impossible? Not when you use the right drilling technique – on the one hand flexible, but on the other hand perfectly built for a challenging

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5
Jun

EOS promotes integration of 3D printing into Internet of Things

EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, has joined the MindSphere World e.V. (registered association) that promotes the open, cloud-based IoT operating system MindSphere. EOS is one of the first providers of 3D printing solutions in this organization, which comprises companies including Siemens, Festo and Kuka. With its 3D printing

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30
May

Why EnvisionTEC DLP 3D Printing is Better …

Not all forms of 3D printing are created equal—and that truth is also evident to the visible eye within individual 3D printing processes as well. Novices to the field sometimes debate whether SLA or DLP is a superior technology for final 3D printer performance. But even within the processes of SLA (stereolithography) and DLP (digital light processing), there are significant

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29
May

EOS launches the EOS P 810 polymer industrial 3D printing platform and HT-23 material

Large frame, two laser system and high performance material meet the strict requirements for demanding polymer parts in the aerospace, electronics and mobility industries. EOS, the world’s leading technology provider in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is showcasing its latest portfolio of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) solutions at RAPID + TCT 2018 in booth #1118,

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25
May

Berlin Packaging | STUDIO 111 – Real Word Use of 3D Printing in the Packaging Design Workflow

Berlin Packaging is the world’s only hybrid packaging supplier. Their mission is to improve their customer support in the design of packaging solutions. Studio 111 is the global packaging leader’s design center in downtown Chicago. “We use 3D printing to develop amazing visual models,” explained Martin Rathgeber, Director of Engineering, Berlin Packaging. The company uses EnvisionTEC 3d printers: an Xtreme

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16
May

3D Printing and the World of Biomimicry

I’ve been in engineering in some shape or form for 25 years now and have always enjoyed solving engineering problems. I love collecting all the relevant data, visiting the site if possible and studying and operating machines and processes for hours. Spending hours thinking about all the possible solutions, using all the “tools” in my toolbox gathered over all these

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18
Apr

The 3D Scanning story

We have been 3D Scanning at Rapid 3D since 2006. Back then it was pretty much seen as magic and the scanners on the market were few and very expensive with a starting price tag of around R600k at todays ROE of R15.00 = Euro1.00. Needless to say a lot has changed and we thought it would be good to

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17
Apr

EOSPRINT 2 software has won an award!

We recently showed how AUDI is completely focusing on EOSPRINT and using the software to drive its product innovations. Meanwhile, the CAM tool has won this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD – a fact we are, of course, very proud of. EOS and UseTree receive the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018 for EOSPRINT 2 The iF DESIGN AWARD is widely acclaimed for

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10
Apr

How to Identify Additive Manufacturing Opportunities in Your Workplace

Application Engineers from Markforged spend most of their time at customer sites helping manufacturers assess and pinpoint the best applications for 3D printing in their production facilities. Now they’re sharing the key strategies to help you walk your own factory floor and find 3D printing opportunities, so you can do your job better, faster and more cost effectively. Join us

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15
Mar

Audi and EOS: Development partnership for metal-based additive manufacturing

AUDI AG based in Ingolstadt, Germany, one of the leading manufacturers of premium automobiles, has started a development partnership with EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end Additive Manufacturing (AM) solutions. The EOS consulting division “Additive Minds” is supporting Audi in the holistic implementation of this industrial 3D printing technology and the development of a corresponding 3D printing

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6
Mar

Bypass Ring Tutorial with Clayoo and RhinoGold

Watch this step-by-step video showing how to design a Bypass Ring with Clayoo and RhinoGold. There’s a whole library of step-by-detailed-step tutorials available from the designers of RhinoGOLD. Sign up today and get access to this library and grow you skills to produce the most amazing designs. Designs that your peers and clients will be left wondering how you make

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3
Mar

How EOS sees the Future of 3D Printing

Dr. Adrian Keppler – Engineers changing their Design Paradigms will bring about the power of Additive Manufacturing. Dr. Adrian Keppler points out that we should identify the right parts and the right application, scale them and qualify them. It’s all about creating an additive mindset. In addition, ease of use and the seamless integration of CAD, job preparation, build and

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27
Feb

3D Printing a gas turbine blade for hot and turning environments

Siemens, EOS and Materials Solutions challenge existing technologies to advance and truly industrialize 3D printing. The business case shows the realization of one of the most challenging applications: A gas turbine blade for hot and turning environments. See how Siemens & Material Solutions Empowers Production Innovations with EOS Metal 3D Printing. If you can print a turbine blade, you can

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23
Feb

Walking the Line: 3D Printing on the Factory Floor

Markforged customers are increasingly turning to our metal and continuous fiber-reinforced 3D printing technologies to solve a variety of manufacturing and industrial challenges present on nearly every factory floor, from alignment and drill jigs, to production fixtures, workholding and robotic end-of-arm tooling. Join Senior Application Engineer Nick Sondej in this on-demand webinar to learn: How to identify opportunities to apply

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21
Feb

3D Printing Has a Dream

And, sure, making cool stuff is part of it. But the dream is much bigger than that. So. Much. Bigger. 3D Printing is About Transforming Manufacturing. Making it faster. Smarter. And more efficient. Eliminating waste … and design limitations … and expensive tools that prevent inventors from taking risks. 3D Printing makes sure everybody gets a chance. To make their

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14
Feb

An Inside Look at Markforged’s Metal 3D Printing Process: From Design to Part

An Inside Look at Markforged’s Metal 3D Printing Process: From Design to Part Tuesday, 20 February 2018 18 – 18:45 SAST Getting started with metal 3D printing may seem challenging at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Markforged has simplified the process to help you easily and affordably manufacture complex, custom metal parts with geometries that traditional manufacturing methods

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31
Jan

RhinoGOLD: Ring & Bracelet Tutorial (Clayoo for Grasshopper)

Watch this step-by-step video showing how to design a simple ring and bracelet with Clayoo components for Grasshopper inside RhinoGold. Bring your ideas to life with Clayoo inside RhinoGold! Get your online RhinoGold Jewellery Design Training now!

30
Jan

Effortlessly Capture Organic Objects in Great Detail

Learn how to easily make accurate 3D models of organic shapes using an Artec Space Spider 3D scanner and the latest version of the Artec Studio 3D scanning software with its game-changing Autopilot feature. About the Artec Space Spider Industrial 3D Scanner A new and enhanced precision instrument for CAD users and engineers, Artec Space Spider is a high-resolution 3D

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26
Jan

AUDI Empowers Production Innovations with EOSPRINT from EOS Electro Optical Systems

For 3D printing EOSPRINT is the end-to-end software solution that takes your CAD data and prepares it for your 3D printing process on EOS systems. Supporting the daily work of engineers. EOSPRINT Open, intuitive, productive. See how AUDI Empowers Production Innovations with EOSPRINT. EOSPRINT 2 New generation of job and process management software. Be more productive with the new plane

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22
Jan

EnvisionTEC Perfactory Vida for Dental Implant Applications

Dental Applications Specialist Chris Kabot showcases the benefits of 3D printing with an advanced DLP 3D printer – the EnvisionTEC Perfactory Vida, for the fabrication of dental implant applications. The premium Vida desktop 3D printer can conveniently print models, castables, restorations and appliances. Paired with an industry-leading materials library, featuring a variety of FDA and CE-approved materials, the Vida offers

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19
Jan

Markforged – End of Arm Vacuum Tooling Use Case (EOAT)

Markforged highlights a new use case this month with End-of-arm Vacuum Tooling (EOAT), which is commonly found in packaging and cardboard box assembling equipment. This end-of-arm vacuum manipulator, printed by Markforged, supports a higher robotic arm speed through an increase in strength and decrease in density, exceeding capabilities of traditional materials like aluminium. End-of-arm vacuum tooling (EOAT) is common in

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17
Jan

3D Printed Fixtures and Tooling

Reduce Lead Time, Material Costs, and Downtime Additive manufacturing is not only useful as a production method for end use parts, but also as a complement to manufacturing methods in the machine shop. From custom soft jaws for difficult machining operations to alignment jigs for welding, an industrial 3D printer can improve many of the behind-the-scenes tasks associated with manufacturing
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17
Jan

Markforged Releases 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Material Datasheet

Markforged have just released their first materials property datasheet on Metal – the 17-4 PH Stainless Steel Material Datasheet. Take a look at the performance they are getting out of Sinter 1. There is also data from a Mass Production sintering system, so you can get a sense of how close Markforged are to million dollar furnace performance (very close).

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15
Jan

Design Jewellery – Eastern Style using these RhinoGOLD step-by-step tutorials

Together with the inclusion of new 150 2D Patterns, RhinoGold have added three new step-by-step tutorials based on Eastern jewellery styles, very popular in India, Middle East, Indonesia and China. Here’s a few examples … Get your online RhinoGold Jewellery Design Training now!

13
Jan

Markforged 3D printing technology enables a paraplegic to speed down snowy slopes again …

Snowy slopes and icy glades are home for Christian Bagg. He speeds down treacherous backcountry trails at any opportunity. He does it all in a custom wheelchair he designed – built to continue pursuing his passion for the natural environment. After a snowboarding accident left him a paraplegic, Bagg had to invent his own machines and mechanisms because standard wheelchairs

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12
Jan

Continental trusts in EOS industrial 3D printing technology

Krailling, January 10, 2018 – EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Continental. With the purchase of several EOS M 290 systems, Continental is investing in industrial 3D printing as a production technology. The company is deploying the EOS systems to produce metal

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22
Dec

RhinoGold 6.5 – How to design a Pave Ball Pendant, hollowed inside!

Watch this step-by-step video showing how to design a Pave Ball Pendant, that’s hollowed inside, in RhinoGold. Get your online RhinoGold Jewellery Design Training now!

20
Dec

Markforged: Metal 3D Production Printing at Scale for Factory Production Lines

Markforged’s Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing (ADAM) process for printing metal unlocks a new era of metal parts production. Hear how parallelization will enable production scale metal 3D printing.

Learn about the design to in-production timeline reductions that are achievable using this metal 3D printing technology.

19
Dec

Flower Ring – Dynamic Pattern in RhinoGold

Watch this step-by-step video showing how to design a Flower Ring using Dynamic Patterns in RhinoGold. Get your online RhinoGold Jewellery Design Training now!

19
Dec

EOS launches the P 500: 3D printing of polymers on an industrial scale

EOS introduces its EOS P 500 system for additive manufacturing (AM) at formnext 2017. The system addresses companies who want to mass produce polymer parts on an industrial scale in combination with premium part quality.

8
Dec

RhinoGold 6.5 – How to design an advanced signet ring video

Watch this step-by-step video showing an advanced signet ring design in RhinoGold. Get your online RhinoGold Jewellery Design Training now! Here’s the latest release update notes – RhinoGold 6.5.17335.1 (December 5, 2017) Signet Ring Advanced Fixed open Geometry Some designs are not generating geometry Crash fixing Selecting parts in viewports move to the right tab Lock profiles bug fix Pull

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7
Dec

Printer Guide 2018 Survey by 3D Hubs – FORMIGA P 110 = Winner of category “Laser Sintering”

The EOS FORMIGA P 110 has just won the Laser Sintering category in the Printer Guide 2018 survey by 3D Hubs. The guide was based on 10,154 reviews with 1,482,614 jobs/prints considered. The review considers users feedback on print quality, build quality, reliability, ease of use, print failure rate, customer service, community, running cost, software and value. Here’s a few

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1
Dec

EOS’ consulting unit Additive Minds receives “Best of Consulting 2017” Award from Wirtschaftswoche

Krailling, November 28, 2017 – Additive Minds, the consulting unit of EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, has won two accolades for its outstanding consulting services at the “Best of Consulting 2017” awards, presented by German business magazine, WirtschaftsWoche. EOS came third place in the “competitive strategy” category, and

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1
Dec

EnvisionTEC Aria – A New Generation of Premium Entry-Level 3D Printers

EnvisionTEC, a leading global manufacturer of 3D printers and materials, kicked off the holiday season by unveiling Aria, a new generation of entry-level desktop 3D printers that delivers reliable, premium performance. Priced at $6,999, Aria delivers best-in-class surface finish and accuracy. Built on EnvisionTEC’s long-trusted Micro platform for professional 3D printer users, Aria features high-quality components and patented firmware and

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30
Nov

Using 3D Printing for Welding Fixtures

Watch this Markforged webinar showing welding fixture implementation examples. Traditional fixtures for welding are either general-use and difficult to assemble or highly customized and costly. In this installment of the tooling and fixturing webinar series, we’ll share how 3D printed welding fixtures can alleviate many of these problems with quick-turnaround custom fixturing, to save cost and time in your production

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17
Nov

Diamond Ring Tutorial using Clayoo and RhinoGold

Step-by-step video showing the design of a diamond ring in RhinoGold and Clayoo

14
Nov

The Future of Manufacturing – Be Exponential

Singularity University Cape Town Chapter in collaboration with KATO invites you to the Future of Manufacturing. Learn how exponential technologies are disrupting and democratising global manufacturing making it possible for anyone, anywhere to be a maker and builder of hardware.

26
Oct

3D Platform – 16x Faster, Stronger & Lower Cost Prints

John Goode from 3D Platform explains how you can optimise print speed, print strength and printing costs. As highlighted at RAPID + TCT 2017: 3D Platform launched a new line of High Flow Extruders that change the rules of additive manufacturing. Get stronger, high-fidelity prints at 16x faster rates and lower costs. If you want finish, fast and strong in

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19
Oct

Sonova – 3D Printing Hearing Aids using EnvisionTEC 3D Printing Technology

Sonova is leading the way in mass customized production with 3D printing, using EnvisionTEC technology to produce nearly all of its products. Sonova’s early adoption of 3D printing caused the entire industry to flip to digital production within a few years, and the custom hearing instrument industry is the best example of mass customized production at work. When Sonova were

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13
Oct

The Future of Sand Casting in the Foundry Industry

Robotic 3D Printing Makes Sand Molds and Cores Innovative, “first-ever” robotic additive manufacturing technology is an ideal solution for making sand molds and cores for foundry applications. EnvisionTEC’s exclusive strategic partner, Viridis3D sells complete systems of materials, 3D printing machines, robots, software, and the training needed to successfully deploy functional solutions for metal casting, ceramics, and composites applications. Watch this

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3
Oct

How a Foundry Saved $50K using Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D Printing

Adding Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D Printing technology to your standard product development process could save you up to $50K (USD) a year. How is this possible? Tim Carraher, lead engineer at U.S. Architectural in California, USA, explains how his team approached new designs prior to bringing a 3D printer in house: “With our old process of product development, we

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27
Sep

Last Call for RAPDASA 3D Design Competition Submissions

RAPDASA 2017 is approaching fast. One of the events for this year’s 18th annual conference, is South Africa’s biggest 3D Print Design Competition with great prizes to be won. Get your entry in before the 1 Oct 2017 closing date.

21
Sep

RhinoGold 6 Free Tutorial – how to make hoop earrings.

Start creating digital jewellery with the latest and most advanced CAD for Jewellery.

20
Sep

EnvisionTEC’s new E Shore A material for 3D Printed footwear is now available for experienced users

This advanced engineering-grade material is a polyurethane-like material that produces a final material with a soft Shore A value in the 40-50 range. E-Shore A is a material developed for end-use applications such as footwear, sporting goods, and other uses requiring durability, comfort and flexibility.

18
Sep

How to print a casting tree with high detail jewellery pieces in 3 hours

3D print a casting tree, with high detail jewellery pieces in as little as 3 hours using EnvisionTEC’s high speed, patented cDLM 3D printing technology.

13
Sep

Supercharging your jewellery designs, simply. RhinoGOLD Elements.

Time is Money they say. When it comes to that perfect jewellery piece, spend time creating the basic elements is literally a waste of your valuable time. RhinoGOLD Elements – a library of pre-designed jewellery models that you can piece together quickly. Allowing you to get on with infusing the piece with your unique touch. See how easy it is

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