Category Archives: SolidWorks

Javelin Technologies and Cimetrix Solutions merge to create industrial 3D printing powerhouse

The 3D printing industry continues to mature with a merger between two of the leading Canadian enterprises serving the additive manufacturing market. Javelin Technologies is the largest Canadian reseller of SolidWorks CAD design software. Specialists in 3D design engineering, product data management, automation, and additive manufacturing, Javelin as a reseller also supplies 3D printers from […]

Self-forming structures made with 3D printing at Nervous System

The Nervous System studio was founded in 2007. Since then their exploration of generative design, often drawing on 3D printing technology, has made the work of founders Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg a regular appearance on this site. Projects from the Somerville, Massachusetts studio include the 4D printing Kinematics system and working with New Balance […]

I took a SolidWorks training course with Solid Solutions

SolidWorks is a CAD and CAE program published by Dassault Systèmes. Solid Solutions, a SolidWorks reseller, ran a training course for the software in London, promoting their subscription service. SolidWorks training courses As someone with limited experience of using CAD software, it was interesting to use SolidWorks. Going into the event I had some preconceptions about what […]

I took a SolidWorks training course with Solid Solutions

SolidWorks is a CAD and CAE program published by Dassault Systèmes. Solid Solutions, a SolidWorks reseller, ran a training course for the software in London, promoting their subscription service. SolidWorks training courses As someone with limited experience of using CAD software, it was interesting to use SolidWorks. Going into the event I had some preconceptions about what […]

Software simulation is transforming aerospace and commercial 3D printing with SOLIDWORKS and the MTC

Software simulation is a highly valuable tool that allows designers and engineers to troubleshoot problems before they arise. Applied to 3D printing, simulation can inform the overall design of an additively manufactured product. Coupled with analysis, such softwares can optimize parameters to help save both time and money in the process. In this article we […]

HP Inc reports 2018 first quarter results, 3D printing unit up 28%

The financial results of HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) for the first quarter of 2018 show a positive start. Earnings are above previously issued guidance and the results prompted a 6% increase in share price. Speaking to analysts and investors Dion Weisler, Chief Executive Officer and President HP Inc., said, “we’re playing our own game … […]

Dassault Systèmes launches 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace for on-demand manufacturing

One of the themes at this month’s SOLIDWORKS World 2018, was the growing eco-system around 3D printing. Bolstering the adoption of advanced manufacturing, Dassault Systèmes used SWW18 to launch the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace. Marketplace is part of the 3DEXEPERIENCE platform and connects 50 digital manufacturers with customers who require objects on demand. The platform encompasses all means of […]

3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS streamlines path from 3D design to 3D printing

Market leading 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems has announced the launch of 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS, a 3D print preparation software package that optimizes 3D designs for additive manufacturing. 3DXpert, which was shortlisted for the 3D Printing Industry Awards Software of the Year Awards 2017 alongside SOLIDWORKS, is available exclusively to SOLIDWORKS customers as part of […]

3D printing news Sliced Precision ADM, Carbon, LiDAR and the Cheddar Man

Who is the Cheddar Man? Can 3D printing improve healthcare? Looking for a new 3D printing challenge? In Sliced we collect the latest 3D printing to provide our readers with the most up-to-date coverage of the technology as possible. Today’s edition features: Lost Maya pyramids, Stanford University Libraries, MX3D, SpaceX, the Paramount Group, Allianz, Local Motors, Nano […]

Is 3D printed bacteria the future of electronics?

Wearable tech is the name given to smart electronic devices that can be worn or implanted in the body. An enticing opportunity for innovative tech developers in sports, health, fashion and entertainment, 3D printing is revealing new possibilities for wearable tech such as electronic second skins, and smart fabrics. In the latest research from Massachusetts Institute […]