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3D Printed Rocketpack Robot

Rocketpack Robot 3D printed on a Cube 3 in ABS using a resolution of 200 microns. No need for supports or raft.

3D Printed GoPro Remote Handlebar Mount

Tired of using a velcro strip to strap my GoPro’s remote to my motorcycle’s handlebar, I decided to design a mount for it. I used Cubify Invent (just $49) to create a simple design that would lend itself to be 3D printed on my Cube 3D printer. If you see the GoPro mounts in the [...]

3D Printed GoPro Belt Clip

Today I printed a belt clip for my GoPro Hero 3+ on my three year old Cube 3D printer. This is the first Cube 3D printer ever sold on the planet and is still going strong.

3D Printed Colosseum

Today I printed the Colosseum (in part) on one of the Cube 3D printers in the office at a resolution of 200 microns, which in lay man’s terms, is a quick and dirty print. But check out the fine details even in this draft printing mode. I canceled the print half way so that I [...]

Thoughts On SpaceClaim Engineer 2015

Today morning SpaceClaim’s Director of Product Management Justin Hendrickson walked me though SpaceClaim 2015, the latest version of their flagship MCAD system that was made available to customers today (see press release). Justin made it a point to mention that things have gotten better for SpaceClaim, the product, since the company was acquired by ANSYS. [...]

IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite 2015 Released

Today IronCAD released the 2015 version of its Design Collaboration Suite (DCS). According to the press release, customers will benefit from “an improved user experience, enhanced design capabilities and new collaboration tools”. The IronCAD suite of MCAD products are known for their unique feature catalogs, which are basically features (holes, ribs, slots, etc.) that can [...]

Delcam For SolidWorks 2015 Released

Delcam has released the 2015 version of Delcam for SolidWorks, its integrated CAM system for SolidWorks. This new version includes a range of enhancements in three-axis milling, drilling, turning and wire EDM. Their press release has the details. Click to enlarge At the recently held Asian Technical Summit held in Gyeongju in South Korea, I [...]

ODA Releases 3D PDF Component

The OpenDesign Alliance has announced the release of is new 3D PDF component which will allow Teigha based applications to convert 3D data in a DWG or DGN file to a 3D PDF file. According to this press release, an alpha version has already been made available to ODA members to download and try out. [...]

Delcam Enhances Vortex in PowerMILL 2015

Delcam has released the 2015 version of PowerMILL, their flagship CAM system. Major enhancements include a couple of improvements to their Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy apart from the improved collision checking to also cover near misses and more efficient raster finishing. According to the press release, The Vortex area-clearance strategy produces safe toolpaths with [...]

ASCON Releases $95 KOMPAS-3D For Home Use

Russian CAD software vendor ASCON has announced the release of a “home” version of their flagship MCAD system KOMPAS-3D attractively priced at $95. The trimmed down version is called KOMPAS-3D V15 Home is according to the company it is targeted towards “non-commercial and home use by amateur designers, hobby engineers and full-time students”. Among other [...]


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