Category Archives: 3D Software

Interview: Siemens’ launches Sinumerik ONE digital twin for CNC & additive manufacturing

Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company Siemens has introduced Sinumerik ONE, a software designed to produce a digital twin of CNC manufacturing processes. 3D Printing Industry spoke with Dr. Karsten Heuser, VP of Additive Manufacturing at Siemens Digital Factory to learn more. Though not initially designed for additive manufacturing, Siemens is currently working to develop a Sinumerik ONE […]

GE Research develops quantum-secure “powder to print” blockchain for 3D printing

A team from GE Research’s cutting-edge Forge Lab has developed a super-secure blockchain network for additive manufacturing. Designed to manage and protect 3D printing transactions from powder supply through to the finished product, this system encrypts data in a way that promises to withstand attack by quantum computers. Benjamin Beckmann, Blockchain Leader at GE Research, explains, “The demonstration […]

Neues igus Online-Tool sagt Laufzeit von Zahnrädern aus dem 3D-Drucker voraus

igus Online-Tool ZahnräderWie lange hält mein 3D-gedrucktes Zahnrad? Um diese Frage dem Anwender zu beantworten, hat igus jetzt für seine 3D-gedruckten Zahnräder aus dem SLS-Hochleistungskunststoff iglidur I3 den Zahnrad-Lebensdauerrechner entwickelt. Mit dem neuen Online-Tool erhält der Nutzer in wenigen Sekunden eine konkrete Aussage über die Lebensdauer seines additiv gefertigten Verschleißteils.

Sigma Labs PrintRite3D technology validated by DARPA study

New Mexico additive manufacturing software developer Sigma Labs, has obtained third-party validation of its PrintRite3D platform in a study by U.S. defense agency DARPA. The study discusses the validation process involved in producing complex metal parts of consistent quality. It was sponsored by DARPA’s Open Manufacturing Program and conducted in conjunction with aircraft engine manufacturer […]

ParaMatters upgrades generative design software with CogniCAD 2.1

ParaMatters, a Californian topology optimization software company, has upgraded its generative, cloud-based platform with CogniCAD 2.1. According to the company, CogniCAD is the only generative software product with a fully automated workflow based on in-house developed topology optimization, high-resolution finite-element analysis, and computational geometry. The upgraded version now provides a simpler user interface, a larger […]

Intellegens develop machine learning algorithm for new 3D printing alloys

Intellegens, an AI company spinning-off from the University of Cambridge, has developed a new machine learning algorithm for designing new materials for 3D printing. Alchemite, developed in collaboration with partners such as the Stone Group, was used to design a new nickel-based alloy for Direct Laser Deposition, eliminating long and expensive experiments.  “With deep learning […]

Siemens und Interspectral entwickeln mit AM Explorer Software zur 3D-Visualisierung in der Additiven Fertigung

Siemens Werkstatt in FinspångSiemens hat mit dem schwedischen Unternehmen Interspectral eine Partnerschaft beschlossen, mit dem Ziel, eine Software namens AM Explorer zu entwickeln, die den 3D-Druck visualisieren und den industriellen 3D-Drucker so noch weiter optimieren soll. Der AM Explorer soll nun zusammen mit Siemens weiterentwickelt werden.

Siemens and Interspectral launch metal additive manufacturing visualization software

Siemens, Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, has partnered with Interspectral, a Swedish software company, to develop 3D visualization tools for metal additive manufacturing. “To improve and ultimately industrialize metal additive manufacturing you need to capture, explore and understand large amounts of heterogeneous data from the process and increase domain knowledge,” said Andreas Graichen, Head of Additive […]

Stratasys J735 and J750 receive Pantone Validated mark

Two of Stratasys‘ PolyJet 3D printers have received validation from Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. With this, Stratasys has integrated the Pantone color management system into its J735 and J750 workflow, streamlining the prototyping process. Hadas Schragenheim, Rapid Prototyping Manager, Stratasys, said, “Designers work hard to build […]