Generative design

nTopology Closes $40M Funding Round to Enhance 3D Printing Software

Last year, 3D printing software startup nTopology launched its nTop Platform, which uses generative design, topology optimization, and workflow management to overcome the typical issues seen when using traditional CAD…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 13, 2020

For this week’s roundup, we’re telling you about a couple of events that run multiple days, and a webinar each from MakerOS and Rize. IMTS 2020 Splits into IMTS Network…

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Armis Slide: 3D Printed Shoes Made in a Single Print

3D printing has had an revolutionary impact on the industrial world at numerous levels. While in some areas, researchers are producing groundbreaking studies and inventions as in medicine, other innovators…

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ACCIONA and a Multidisciplinary Approach to Concrete 3D Printing

In our most recent roundup of 3D printing webinars and events, we told you about the free “Let’s Talk Concrete 3D Printing: A Multidisciplinary Approach” webinar by Spanish company ACCIONA….

3D Printing News Briefs, June 28, 2020: Autodesk, Sinterit, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about software and hardware. First, Autodesk has added a new generative design extension. Sinterit has made some changes so its printers are…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 16, 2020

We’ve got the details on two webinars and one virtual event in today’s roundup. 3Ding is hosting a series of webinars about 3D printing, while Rize published one focused on…

Additive Flow Adds Additive Awareness to Generative Design

A new startup has emerged from stealth mode, promising a software capable of aiding designers in enhancing their parts for additive manufacturing (AM) in ways that go beyond generative design…

Next Chapter Manufacturing: Redesigning Injection Molding with 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing (AM) is already making strong inroads into the injection molding industry due to its ability to reduce the cost and improve the performance of molds used in the…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 11, 2020

We’ve got some business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. For starters, Knust-Godwin has purchased a Sapphire 3D printer from VELO3D. The AMable project has…

How Repeatable Workflows Allow Engineers to Automate and Optimize Designs

Advanced modeling platforms enable engineers to produce the highest-performing parts in the shortest amount of time In the world of advanced manufacturing, a project’s path from beginning to end never…

Coding for 3D Part 2: Generative Design

This is a quick excerpt that is talking about what we will be focusing on within this coding series: generative design. We want to define our direction before we plung into the deep ocean of coding and 3D objects.

Coding for 3D Part 1: An Introduction

Hello everyone! I am back with a new series of articles that I will be focusing on within the next month or so. I have gained a lot of inspiration…

What is Metrology Part 20 – Processing

This is a brief overview of the coding language Processing. It has great intersection within the 3D printing and image processing realms of knowledge.

Generative Design Team at Helyx 3D Prints Lightweight Racing Quadcopter

The team at Helyx, headquartered in Italy, is exploring the limits of generative design with their 3D printed drone, a lightweight racing quadcopter created for agility and speed, and the…

GENESIS Eco Screen: A 3D Printed Urban Biodiversity Habitat Made of Recycled Plastic

Large-format 3D printing company BigRep, along with its innovation department NOWLAB, just launched their latest sustainability project – GENESIS Eco Screen, the first 3D printed urban plant and insect habitat….

Interview with Autodesk’s Peter Rogers on Generative Design and the Future of Additive

Peter Rogers is easily one of the most recognizable people in 3D Printing. Underneath the flamboyant hairdo sits a very hardworking business development and sales professional who flits tirelessly from…

Dutch Design Label Freshfiber Launches New Collection of 3D Printed Nylon Lamps

Dutch lifestyle brand and design label Freshfiber has long been on board with 3D printing applications in the consumer goods market – it’s been selling 3D printed products in its…

BigRep and NOWLAB Show Off Green Thumb with 3D Printed Green Wall Prototype

NOWLAB, the innovation department of large-format 3D printing leader BigRep, has built walls before, but not like the one it just introduced. The BigRep Innovation Consultancy recently premiered its new BANYAN…

RAPID 2019: Metal 3D Printing Interview with Desktop Metal

At the recent RAPID + TCT event, held in Detroit, the 3DPrint.com team saw many new products and innovations and spoke with many companies about what they were currently working…

Generative Design Methods Combine 3D Printing & Organic Evolution

 “Go take your lessons from nature, that’s where our future lies.” – Leonardo da Vinci Virginia Commonwealth University student Mohammad Jawad takes a forward-looking approach to manufacturing, as 3D printing…

Nervous System Works with Rice University Researchers 3D Printing Vascular Networks

Nervous System has been heavily engaged in experimenting with 3D and 4D printing of textiles in the past years, and all their research is paying off now as they find…

Caterpillar Is a Powerful Rhino Grasshopper Plug-in for Greater Customization in 3D Printing

Whether you are a serious 3D printing user or not, you have probably heard of Grasshopper, a popular add on of 3D modeling software Rhino. Grasshopper lets you use scripts…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 1, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on events and business for you, followed by an innovative piece of 3D printed furniture. The fourth Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will…

Autodesk Works with HP and GE Additive to Develop End to End Design-to-Print Workflows

Autodesk has developed a new generative design software that works directly with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers. The design-to-print workflow for additive manufacturing was designed specifically for HP’s 3D printers,…