PTC Creo 4.0 Sneak Peek

PTC Creo 4.0 Sneak Peek

Many are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Creo 4.0, PTC’s 3D CAD Software.  Enjoy TriStar webinar replay: Core Enhancements in Creo 3.0 + Sneak Peek to Creo 4.0. Plus, here’s a “PTC Creo 4 Sneak Peek” from Paul Sagar, PTC Vice President of Product Management… Model-based Enterprise – the first big theme we’re Continue reading

Desktop Engineering: 3D Printing Takes Off

The pressure is on aerospace companies to reduce the weight of their planes while ensuring safety and quality. Manufacturers are increasingly turning to new materials and technologies to lighten the load, including rapidly evolving 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. 3D printing was initially seen as a way for aerospace, Continue reading

PTC Creo and 3D Printing in Real-World Product Development

In the future, we’re all going to use 3D printing to produce our food, make cool tchotchkes for around the house, and replace our failing body parts!!! Maybe. Probably. I’m not sure. But whether you believe it or not, you have to admit, additive manufacturing has become the gee-whiz technology Continue reading

3D Printed Skulls Help Rebuild Shattered Faces

3D Printed Skulls Help Rebuild Shattered Faces

I first heard of 3D printers being used to replace human body parts in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. Little did I know that 3D printers are already being utilized in the real world for patients with bone disease or head traumas. Several months ago, 3D printing helped a 22-year-old woman from the Netherlands Continue reading

Astronauts Try 3D Printing in Space

Astronauts Try 3D Printing in Space

3D printing is about to take a small step for man and a giant leap for manufacturing. A printer designed by a Silicon Valley-based startup called Made in Space will be carried into orbit aboard SpaceX Five later this summer. There, in microgravity conditions similar to those on the International Continue reading