3D Rapid Prototyping Fast Tracks GM Fuel Efficiency Gains

3D Rapid Prototyping Fast Tracks GM Fuel Efficiency Gains

Deep inside the GM Design building where future products from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac take shape and substance, an elite team fashions components, intricate sub assembles and entire scale model cars from highly specialized three-dimensional rapid prototyping manufacturing equipment from 3D Systems Watch this series of three videos for more information on how GM […]

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3D Printing: What is it and how does it work?

3D Printing While most people have yet to even hear of 3D printing, the technology has been around for decades. 3D printing began in 1986 with Charles Hull and his invention of the stereolithography (SLA) method. The SLA method worked by concentrating a beam of ultraviolet light onto the surface of a vat of resin. […]

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Autodesk Now Offers Cloud Computing Services Plus Live Support

On June 18, 2012, the software company Autodesk announced its unveiling of Autodesk BIM 360. Autodesk BIM 360 is considered the next generation of Building Information Modeling, or “BIM.” Many believe this development is serving to reinforce Autodesk’s position of leadership in the construction, design and civil infrastructure industries. Between live support and a comprehensive […]

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3D printing ‘bigger than internet’

Its proponents say it’s the next disruptive technology with the potential to significantly change the landscape of a number of industries. Peter Marsh, talks to one such supporter – Abe Reichental, chief executive of US-based 3D Systems – to find out how 3D printing works and how big a game-changer it’s is likely to be. […]

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Autodesk Simulation DFM 2013

Autodesk Simulation DFM is design for manufacturing simulation software that helps product designers create digital prototypes with manufacturability in mind. Simulation DFM works within your 3D CAD system to provide directional feedback on manufacturability, costs, and sustainability as you design plastic parts.

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Video: Medical Science – 3D Nano-Printing the Next Big Thing in Bio-Tech for Human Body

The speedy creation of replica human body parts and organs seems far fetched but a team of scientists in Austria have demonstrated the ease with which it could be done. Using advanced 3D printing methods, the researchers are creating nano-sized sculptures to demonstrate the technology’s potential in bio-medical science.

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