Showing results tagged with "3D Design Software"

Top 5 Magics 24 Features Accelerating AM Productivity

Madeleine Fiello
November 19, 2019

Beta testers have already been testing out the lightning-fast new features introduced in the newest version of Magics, Magics 24. These top five new updates accelerate the productivity of AM users — discover what these tools are and how they’re improving data preparation.

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3DP&Me: “When customers can see exactly what’s possible and practical with additive, it leads to that 'Aha!' moment”

Elizabeth Boorman
September 17, 2019

In this interview, we talk to Jurgen Roekens, Materialise’s Design and Engineering Director, about how the Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) process helps his clients produce exactly the right engineering solution that adds value in many different ways.

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A Perspective on 3DP in the UK: How the Industry Evolved in Ten Years’ Time

Luke Ambrose
September 10, 2018

As a  Sales Manager at Materialise UK, Luke Ambrose has had a front-row view of the evolution of 3D Printing in the UK over the past decade. In this guest post, Luke reflects on how the technology has changed and how UK companies are adapting their approaches towards it.

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5 Basic 3D Model Repair Functions Every Data Prepper Should Know

Kirsten Van Praet
January 30, 2018

If you have some experience with designing and printing 3D models, you know how important it is to repair your 3D file after conversion from CAD to STL. The design may look perfect, but when you start printing it, the build can fail. An error can easily slip the eye, which is why STL editing software can help you avoid printability issues and ensure a successful print. Discover the STL repair and editing tools you need to create a watertight, printable 3D model: and they’re all available in Materialise Magics software.

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Japan’s Metal 3D Printing Pioneer Reduces Casting Lead Time by 90%

Kirsten Van Praet
July 24, 2017

Koiwai offers casting services for automobile companies and was one of the first companies to take full advantage of 3D Printing in Japan. Having invested in Metal 3D Printing since 2013, the company is a leading force of innovation in Japan’s metal manufacturing industry. How did they transform their casting process? How do they deal with the challenges of mass producing metal parts? And where do they see the real value of 3D Printing?

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Interview with Terry Wohlers on Design for AM

Kirsten Van Praet
May 04, 2017

From 31 May to 2 June, Materialise and Wohlers Associates will conduct a Design for Additive Manufacturing course. This exclusive training is limited to 25 participants and provides hands-on learning and expert instruction on the best methods of design for AM. It includes the consolidation of many parts into fewer parts, topology optimization, lattice, mesh, cellular structures, design rules, and other methods of design for AM.

We asked Terry Wohlers some questions about his drive to organize this training together with Materialise.

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Steven Ma Designed the World’s Longest 3D-Printed Wedding Veil

Kirsten Van Praet
July 02, 2015

What is the epitome of love? How about designing your partner’s wedding dress? Steven Ma, founder of XUBERANCE®, the first professional 3D Printing design company in China, designed his fiancée’s dress. His wedding was the first in the world to have 3D Printing as the theme!

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Photoshop CC Now Supports 3D Printing through i.materialise

Yui Takahara
January 09, 2015

Great news for Adobe Photoshop users: you can now turn your Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) creations into real objects through i.materialise’s high-quality 3D Printing service! Photoshop CC now supports 3D Printing with many of the materials offered by i.materialise, and provides useful functions such as instant pricing and automatic mesh repair. Read more to learn how to get started! 

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The Launch of a 3D-Printed Rocket

Sarah Verhaeghe
October 21, 2014

BOLDROCKET has an ambitious plan: to deliver aspiring business and technology solutions to the finance services industry that changes the traditional way that people think. Set out with a mission to foster a creative environment in the office, D+DS architecture designed the office and approached Materialise to print a 3.7-meter-long orange 3D Printed rocket for BOLDROCKET’s new office in London.

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