Posts with tag: ‘grabcad’

Metal 3D Printing: Renaissance in Additive Manufacturing

Metal 3D Printing is undoubtedly the next big thing in the fast-moving realm of 3D printing.

Put simply, it’s a quick and effective process used to create three-dimensional metal parts from a digital file. Using 3D CAD technology, metal 3D printing techniques use binders, lasers and heated nozzles to create products that are robust and boast intricate internal features (channels, undercuts, inner tubes, internal voids). Components that wouldn’t have been imaginable a few years ago are now a reality due to the various industrial applications available for metal 3D printing today.

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GrabCAD Voxel Print Takes Center Stage at Event With LAIKA

As you know, we recently launched GrabCAD Voxel Print, an innovative and groundbreaking way to digitally design and fabricate more complex composite materials on the Stratasys J750 PolyJet printer. We had help in creating this feature rich software enhancement from the rapid prototyping group at LAIKA, the production house that brought us the creative works of Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings, Boxtrolls, and many other wonderful animated film productions.

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Community Choice: FredSWUG Shares His Favorite 3D Models From the GrabCAD Library

We thought it would be fun to ask a few of the more active members of the GrabCAD Community to share some of their favorite models with us. This week we picked FredSWUG, a CAD expert who first joined the GrabCAD Community in 2013 and whose models have been downloaded over 13,000 times, pick out some of his favorite models from the Library, who tells us why he selected the models that he did.

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3D Printing a Game-Changer for the Sneaker Industry

The world of 3D printing is constantly evolving and expanding, and one area in which we are seeing a technological renaissance of sorts is the footwear realm. 3D printing technology has now enabled product customization of sneakers, not only with regard to aesthetics but with the aim of physically helping people. Sneakers can now be printed and tailored to a runner’s biometrics or to the individual’s low or high foot arches.

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