Tag: 3d printing

The Secret to Creating a Winning Component

Recently, Altair, Click2Cast, HBM nCode, and Voxeljet teamed up to tackle the challenges of lightweight design in mold manufacturing. The team successfully created an innovative design and manufacturing process for a wheel carrier, which enhances performance and efficiency with 3D … Read More

Engineering the Design Process for 3D Printing

While thinking about the theme of this article, I remembered the title of a famous book by Henry Petroski, “To Engineer is Human”. Although the book covers many examples of engineering feats and lessons learned from spectacular failures that resulted from inadequate … Read More

Thought Leader Thursday: Modern Designers

In 2003, the German band Kraftwerk released Tour de France Soundtracks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prestigious bicycle tour. I have to admit that I like that video – black and white images refined with minimal and subtle colorful … Read More

The Future of 3D-Printed Fashion

This guest post on Innovation Intelligence is written by Lieve Boeykens, Brand Manager at Materialise, developer of Additive Manufacturing software 3-maticSTL. Materialise is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance.  Fashion designers are always seeking to create innovating, mind-blowing outfits and the … Read More

Featured Event: solidThinking at the RAPID 2015

solidThinking will be exhibiting at the RAPID 2015, the worldwide preeminent event for 3D printing, scanning, and additive manufacturing, from May 18th to May 21st in Long Beach, California! This year, RAPID is celebrating its 25th year of industry-leading discussions, … Read More

Featured Event: 2015 Materialise World Conference

solidThinking will be attending and sponsoring the 2015 Materialise World Conference on April 23rd and April 24th, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference gathers leaders and innovative thinkers and doers in the 3D printing industry around the world to exchange … Read More