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 Integrated platform for 3d printing ecosystem interfaces and services patent thumbnailIntegrated platform for 3d printing ecosystem interfaces and services
An integrated platform for 3d printing. This invention relates to 3d printing systems and more particularly to an integrated platform for enabling 3d printing and development of the integrated platform.
Hcl Technologies Ltd.


 Build material and applications thereof patent thumbnailBuild material and applications thereof
In one aspect, build materials operable for use in 3d printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a build material comprises about 10 to 30 percent by weight of an oligomeric curable material; about 50 to 75 percent by weight of at least one diluent; and about 3 to 15 percent by weight of a reactive component.
3d Systems, Incorporated


 3d printing method that enables arraying horizontal filaments without support patent thumbnail3d printing method that enables arraying horizontal filaments without support
To avoid filament drop, force that pushes the newly extruded filament to the neighboring filament is generated, and filament drop is avoided. To do so, compression or extension power is generated by controlling the filament cross section by controlling the filament cross-section (i.e., the extrusion amount) and stiffness of the filament is controlled by controlling the temperature or light..

 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


 Apparatuses,  three-dimensional printing patent thumbnailApparatuses, three-dimensional printing
The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.


Apparatuses, three-dimensional printing

The present disclosure provides three-dimensional (3d) objects, 3d printing processes, as well as methods, apparatuses and systems for the production of a 3d object. Methods, apparatuses and systems of the present disclosure may reduce or eliminate the need for auxiliary supports.
Velo3d, Inc.

Printing method and storage device for 3d printer

A printing method and a storage device for a 3d printer are provided. Model data information and corresponding printing parameter information is configured simultaneously with respect to the 3d printer.
Inventec Appliances Corp.

Inks comprising gellants for 3d printing

In one aspect, methods of printing a three-dimensional article are described herein. In some embodiments, a method described herein comprises jetting an ink at a temperature t1 onto a substrate at a temperature t2 to form a layer of the ink on the substrate.
3d Systems, Incorporated

Respiratory protection device

Respiratory protection systems are provided containing a form-fitting facial frame and a removable filter media. The respiratory protection systems can alleviate the problems with fit and comfort of traditional respiratory protection systems.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Water dispersible support materials for 3d printing

In one aspect, water dispersible support materials for use with a three-dimensional printing system are described herein. In some embodiments, a support material described herein comprises a phase change wax component and an ethoxylated polyethylene having the formula h—(ch2)m—(och2ch2)n—oh, wherein m is an integer from 22 to 60 and n is an integer from 2 to 200.
3d Systems, Incorporated

Composite structure manufacturing method

A manufacturing apparatus employs three-dimensional (3d) printing technology and computer numerical controlled (cnc) positioning technology that creates composite structures of any size. The composite structures exhibit predefined characteristics suitable for different applications.

Medical 3d printing conex

The present disclosure provides devices and methods for obtaining images of body parts, implants, instruments and models to provide for a mobile hospital, operating room, and/or facility to print desired tools or prostheses. A conex of the present disclosure includes a computer, image scanning device, printer, and raw materials, and optionally an autoclave and second, product verification scanner.
Osiris Biomed 3d, Llc

Housing for electronic devices

Traces are formed and electronic components are mounted on an interior surface of a housing of an electronic device. Various methods are disclosed for integrating the housing with the electronic components including vacuum molding, metal forming, injection molding, and 3d printing of traces.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Intelligent 3d printing through optimization of 3d print parameters

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, for improving 3d printing systems and techniques include, in one aspect, a system including: three dimensional (3d) printer hardware; and at least one computer communicatively coupled with the 3d printer hardware, the at least one computer programed to receive 3d print type inputs for an object to be 3d printed and create a 3d print profile including parameters for 3d printing the object using the 3d printer hardware by matching the 3d print type inputs against a database.. .
Autodesk, Inc.

Dynamic real-time slice engine for 3d printing

Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method for 3d printing without preprocessing a cad model before delivery to a 3d printer. The cad model for a design to be printed is received by a 3d printer.
Autodesk, Inc.

Stabilized metallic nanoparticles for 3d printing

A material for use in a 3d printer. The material may include a plurality of metallic particles and a stabilizing material.
Xerox Corporation

Textured breast implant and methods of making same

Methods for texturing surgical implants, for example, breast implants, are provided. The methods include the use of computer controlled 3d printing of a sacrificial material to create a textured surface on an unfinished surface of the implant..
Allergan, Inc.

User specific design customization for 3d printing

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for determining 3d printing customizations for a user. One of the methods includes receiving data indicating a selection of a product design by a user for creation of a three-dimensional product that includes a plurality of attributes, determining a style which includes values for some of the plurality of attributes and that is associated with the user, for each of the plurality of attributes determining whether the style includes a value for the respective attribute, and upon determining that the style includes a value for the respective attribute, customizing the product design using the value for the respective attribute, or upon determining that the style does not include a value for the respective attribute, customizing the product design using a default value for the respective attribute, and providing data for the customized product design for the three-dimensional product..
Autodesk, Inc.

Systems and methods for designing programmable parts for models and optimizing 3d printing

Systems and techniques include, in at least one aspect, a method including receiving user selection of parts from a plurality of virtual parts to build a virtual 3d model in a modeling environment, receiving user instruction for modifying or assembling of at least one of the selected parts within the modeling environment, validating the user instruction against physical constraints of an associated 3d printer; and outputting the virtual 3d model for 3d printing on the associated 3d printer after the validating.. .
Autodesk, Inc.

3d printing of colored models on multi-head printers

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for 3d printing for colored models on multi-head fused-deposition modeling (fdm) printers. These techniques are capable of enabling fdm printers to create 3d objects based on colored models, in some cases by determining printer instructions for multiple printer heads based on a 3d model and color data for the surface of the 3d model.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Device for preparing coated filaments for extrusion-based 3d printing

A coating device for the production of coated filaments for an extrusion-based 3d printing process is provided. The device contains a coating unit and a fixing unit downstream of the coating unit..
Evonik Industries Ag

Device for producing three-dimensional models

1. The present invention relates to a device for manufacture of three-dimensional models by means of a 3d printing process, whereby a spreader device is used to deposit particulate material in layers on a build platform and the particulate material flow, which occurs perpendicular to the spreading direction, is transferred into containers that are actively cleaned by sliders or brushes at the spreader device.
Voxeljet Ag

Printing three-dimensional object and system thereof

A printing method for a three-dimensional object and system thereof, the method includes: analyze and build a three-dimensional model of a work piece to be printed. Discrete three-dimensional model along the first axis into the two-dimensional multi-level, and get a second two-dimensional plane coordinate for the second axis and the third axis from each layer in two-dimensional layer.
Inventec Appliances (shanghai) Co. Ltd.

Increased inter-layer bonding in 3d printing

Inter-layer bonding in objects manufactured by 3d printing techniques is improved by one or more targeted heat sources (thss) that preheat a targeted portion of existing object material before additional material is added to the object. 3d printing is also improved, optimized or calibrated by pre- or post-heating a targeted area.
Bluebox 3d, Llc

Increased inter-layer bonding in 3d printing

Inter-layer bonding in objects manufactured by 3d printing techniques is improved by one or more targeted heat sources (thss) that preheat a targeted portion of existing object material before additional material is added to the object. 3d printing is also improved, optimized or calibrated by pre- or post-heating a targeted area.
Bluebox 3d, Llc

3d printing part removal and interface for a 3d printing vending machine

The present invention concerns a system and method for fabricating a three-dimensional object. A build platform is provided that defines a build area and includes a print bed within the build area.

System for the network monitoring of 3d printing and method thereof

Monitoring a 3d printer comprises a network information module, a photographic device, a status report module, and a fixed format instruction receiver module. The photographic device is capable of periodically shooting a print status of the 3d printer.
Inventec Appliances Corp.

Method for producing a coil and electronic device

The invention relates to a method for producing a coil integrated in a substrate or applied to a substrate, wherein the coil has first winding portions, which each have first ends and second ends, and wherein the coil has second winding portions and third winding portions, wherein each two of the first ends are electrically interconnected by the second winding portions and two corresponding second ends of the first winding portions are electrically interconnected by the third winding portions, such that coil windings of the coil are formed hereby, wherein at least the first winding portions are applied by means of a 3d printing method, wherein this is aerosol jet or inkjet printing, for example.. .
Hahn-schickard-gesellschaft Für Angewandte Forschung E.v.

Method and measuring 3d geometric distortion in mri and ct images

3d printing in mri-compatible plastic resin has been used to fabricate and implement a geometric distortion phantom for mri and ct imaging. The sparse grid structure provides a rigid and accurate phantom with identifiable intersections that are larger than the supporting members, which produces images that are amenable to fully automated quantitative analysis using morphometric erosion, greyscale segmentation and centroiding.

Ceramic casting core made by additive manufacturing

A method of making a ceramic casting core involves using additive manufacturing to form a 3d ceramic casting core that includes an outer core body surface layer that exhibits reduced chemical reactivity with the molten metal or alloy being cast, wherein the ceramic body and the outer core body layer each comprises a layer-on-layer structure in a build direction of the ceramic casting core resulting from the additive manufacturing process, such as 3d printing.. .
Howmet Corporation

Tooth positioning appliance and uses thereof

The present invention discloses an orthodontic appliance for positioning teeth and its application in orthodontic treatment planning using a work station. 3d teeth models are created from scanning data.
Orametrix, Inc.

3d scanning-printing device

A 3d scanning-printing device includes a platform, a processor, a reflecting module, a projector and a 3d printing module. The platform carries an object.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Machining tool and manufacturing a machining tool

A machining tool, in particular a drill carrier tool, includes a monolithic base body extending in the axial direction which, at least in one section, has a porous or grid-like core structure that is encased in a solid outer jacket. These measures allow less material to be used, while maintaining good mechanical properties.
Kennametal Inc.

Machining tool and manufacturing a machining tool

A machining tool, in the area of a tool tip, includes an integrated cooling structure for transporting a coolant. The cooling structure is optionally or in combination designed as a porous structure or at least one cooling channel having a bent reversing segment, so that two channel segments are oriented in opposite directions.
Kennametal Inc.

Three-dimensional soap objects formed by additive manufacturing

In one aspect, 3d printing systems for fabricating 3d soap objects are described herein. Such systems can form 3d soap objects from a particulate material and a fluid binder material based on design data, such as digital design data.

Construction of a 3d printing device for producing components

The invention relates to a device for producing three-dimensional models, comprising a coater, which includes an ejection opening, at least one print head, which is mounted on a print axis, the ejection opening of the coater being disposed toward the top in the coating direction, and the print head being disposed counter to the coating direction with the opposite orientation on the printing axis behind the coater in the coating direction; the invention also relates to a method for producing three-dimensional models.. .

Three-dimensional printing module and three-dimensional printing apparatus using the same

A three-dimensional (3d) printing module including a tank filled with a liquid forming material, a top cover assembled on the tank to close the tank, a modeling platform assembled to the cover, and a first tenon movably disposed in the cover is provided. The modeling platform is immersed in the liquid forming material in the tank.

Three-dimensional image searching using active label technology

A user communication device retrieves shape information from active labels and performs an image based search on the shape files to find locally available acceptable replacement parts. The user communication device may use only the shape files from the active label, or the user communication device may use a combination of images from both the active label and images generated by a user to search for an acceptable replacement part for a faulty system.

Electro-mechanical 3d printing design system

A computer-implemented layout tool includes a mechanical design engine for configuring mechanical design components to be included in a design, an electrical design engine for configuring electrical components to be included in the design, a constraint engine for identifying a 3d printer to be used to print the design and to provide design constraints including feedback for inoperative or impermissible configurations of one or more mechanical components or electrical pathways associated with the design; and a simulation engine for simulating, at least, electrical performance of the design based on one or more electrical components added to the design after printing and proposed electrical pathways.. .

3d printer system with circular carousel and multiple material delivery systems

A carousel system includes a platform and a plurality of material delivery systems mounted on a periphery of the platform, each respective material delivery system including a first gear and an extruder nozzle head. The carousel system also includes a carousel rotatably mounted on the platform, a first motor adapted to cause the carousel to rotate from a first radial position to a second radial position, a second motor mounted on the carousel, a drive shaft coupled to the second motor, and a second gear coupled to the drive shaft.

Method for configuring information related to a 3d printer and recommending a 3d printer

Exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide optimized 3d printings to a user by inserting metadata (i.e., a current model should be printed with a strong heat resistance material) to a 3d object for 3d printing and combining preference of a default printing material which a user desires (i.e., since glass is fragile, it does not like to print with glass) based thereon and printer performance of the user's (i.e., the printer which can print glass and plastic).. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Light guide plate, backlight module, and manufacturing light guide plate

The present invention provides a light guide plate, a backlight module, and a method for manufacturing the light guide plate. The light guide plate include a light guide plate body, on which at least two layers of dots having a refractive index different from the light guide plate body are distributed.
Hefei Boe Display Light Co., Ltd.

System, 3d printing

The present invention is directed to three-dimensional printing techniques, methodologies, systems and apparatus to facilitate increased print speed. Through the use of multiple nozzles on a print head printing line by line, more material is deposited.

3d multi-stage method

The present invention relates to a multi-stage method for producing one or multiple molded bodies, the method comprising the following steps: a) constructing one or multiple molded bodies in layers by repeatedly applying particulate material by the 3d printing method; b. A presolidification step for achieving a presolidification of the molded body; c.
Voxeljet Ag

System for visualizing a three dimensional (3d) model as printed from a 3d printer

A system and a method visualize three dimensional (3d) printability of a 3d model. A 3d printing process of the 3d model is simulated to generate a layered 3d model describing the 3d model as printed.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Systems and methods for improved 3d printing

A system for fabricating an object includes an extruder for one or more deposition materials. The extruder has at least one nozzle with a nozzle tip that includes an exit orifice and has a width that is equal to or larger than a width of the exit orifice.
Autodesk, Inc.

Systems and methods for improved 3d printing

A system includes a first system configured and arranged to combine at least two different input materials; a controller coupled with the first system and configured to independently control a feed rate for each of the different input materials into the first system to generate a processed material that varies in composition along its length; and a second system configured and arranged to add syncing features to the processed material. The syncing features are useable by a material deposition system to synchronize the variation in composition of the processed material during additive manufacturing of an object using the processed material.
Autodesk, Inc.

Inks for 3d printing

In one aspect, inks for use with a three-dimensional printing system are described herein. In some embodiments, an ink described herein is a composite ink.
3d Systems, Incorporated

3d printing colorization

In one aspect, methods of printing a color 3d article are described herein. In some embodiments, a method described herein comprises receiving data representing a surface colorization of the article, and transforming the data representing the surface colorization of the article into voxel data of the article.
3d Systems, Incorporated

Method and apparatus of three-dimensional printing and electronic apparatus

A method and an apparatus of three-dimensional (3d) printing and an electronic apparatus are provided. The 3d printing method is adapted for printing a 3d object and includes the following.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Magneto-dielectric polymer nanocomposites and making

In accordance with the present invention, novel superparamagnetic magneto-dielectric polymer nanocomposites are synthesized using a novel process. The tunability of the dielectric/magnetic properties demonstrated by this novel highly-viscous solvent-free polymer nanocomposite that is amenable to building 3d electromagnetic structures/devices by using processes such as 3d printing, compression molding or injection molding, when an external dc magnetic field is applied, exceeds what has been previously reported for magneto-dielectric polymer nanocomposite materials..
University Of South Florida

Apparatus and creating three-dimensional personalized figure

Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for automatically creating a 3d personalized figure suitable for 3d printing by detecting a face area and features for respective regions from face data acquired by heterogeneous sensors and by optimizing global/local transformation. The 3d personalized figure creation apparatus acquires face data of a user corresponding to a reconstruction target; extracts feature points for respective regions from the face data, and reconstructs unique 3d models of the user's face, based on the extracted feature points; creates 3d figure models based on the unique 3d models and previously stored facial expression models and body/adornment models; and verifies whether each 3d figure model has a structure and a shape corresponding to actual 3d printing, corrects and edits the 3d figure model based on results of verification, and outputs a 3d figure model corresponding to 3d printing..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Image correction with 3d printing

Methods and systems are disclosed for three-dimensional printing directly onto an article of apparel. Disclosed is a method and system for direct three-dimensional printing onto an article of apparel, including receiving an undistorted three-dimensional pattern for display on the article, the undistorted three-dimensional pattern configured for placement on an irregular three-dimensional surface; creating a predistorted three-dimensional pattern from the undistorted three-dimensional pattern for printing onto a simple three-dimensional shaped object; receiving the predistorted three-dimensional pattern in a three-dimensional printing system; and printing the predistorted three-dimensional pattern onto the article..
Nike, Inc.

Method of packaging a semiconductor chip using a 3d printing process and semiconductor package having angled surfaces

In one aspect, a method of packaging a semiconductor module includes providing a semiconductor module having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface and edge sides extending between the first surface and the second surface. A packaging assembly is formed at least partly by a 3d printing process.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Product authentication

A method for authenticating proprietary 3d printing products comprising assigning an id to each item printed and incorporating said id as a component in the printing operation. Id labelling may be readable by or into a smartphone or like portable device programmed to report a reading event to a registry at which an event chain for that product is maintained..
Things3d Limited

Footwear assembly systems with 3d printing

Methods and systems are disclosed for apparel assembly using three-dimensional printing directly onto fabric apparel materials. Disclosed is a method and system for direct three-dimensional printing and assembly of an article of apparel, including designing a three-dimensional pattern for printing, positioning at least a portion of the article on a tray in a three-dimensional printing system, the portion being positioned substantially flat on the tray, printing a three-dimensional material directly onto the article using the designed pattern, curing the printed material, and removing the article from the three-dimensional printing system..
Nike, Inc.

Data generating 3d printing, printing a 3d object, and system for processing 3d printing data

A data generating method is implemented by a computing system for three-dimensional (3d) printing, and includes the steps of receiving a 3d graphic file and a printing profile containing printing parameters associated with 3d printing for the 3d graphic file; recording a correspondence between the 3d graphic file and the printing profile; and combining the 3d graphic file and the printing profile according to the recorded correspondence to generate a printing data file.. .
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Device of color 3d printing and method thereof

A device of color 3d printing and the method thereof are disclosed. The method is adapted to print a color 3d part.
Inventec Appliances (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

3d printing: managing digital rights and fulfilment in online marketplace environments

Systems, methods and media for managing digital rights in a 3d printing service marketplace environment are provided. In one example, a system comprises a memory and at least one module, executing on one or more computer processors to host or participate in a 3d printing service marketplace environment which includes marketplace participants.
Ebay Inc.

3d printing in marketplace environments

Systems, methods, and media for authorizing 3d printing services in a marketplace environment are provided. In one example, a system comprises a computing device that implements a 3d printing marketplace component.
Ebay Inc.

3d printing: marketplace with federated access to printers

Systems, methods, and media for optimizing and facilitating 3d printing services in a marketplace environment are provided. In one example, a system comprises a memory and at least one module, executing on one or more computer processors, to host or participate in a 3d printing service marketplace environment including marketplace participants and a federated network of 3d printing service providers.

3d printing with kinematic coupling

A three dimensional printer incorporates a kinematic coupling between the build platform and movable stage which holds the build platform, of three curved protrusions attached to one of the build platform or the movable stage and six locating features formed in receivers of the other. At least two flexures differentially change a z position of each of two of the curved protrusions.
Markforged, Inc.

3d printing with small geometric offsets to affect surface characteristics

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for 3d printing with small geometric offsets to affect surface characteristics. These techniques are capable of enabling fused-deposition printers to create 3d objects having desired surface characteristics, such as particular colors, images and image resolutions, textures, and luminosities.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Texturing of 3d medical images

A computing system having at least one processor is arranged to convert medical imaging data into a three-dimensional (3d) model of a medical object that has non-natural texturing (not naturally found in nature on the medical object). Medical imaging data is converted into a 3d surface representation, which may be exported into an engineering file format.

3d cleaning object for multi-print-head 3d printing

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for a three-dimensional (3d) cleaning object for multi-print-head 3d printing. These techniques are capable of cleaning leftover material from an active or inactive print head using a 3d cleaning object.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Systems and methods for printing three-dimensional objects as a reward

Methods and systems are provided for providing as a reward an object for 3d printing. These methods and systems are provided by way of measuring an engagement level of a user with a user equipment device during a portion of a video presented to the user and identifying an object presented within the video being viewed by the user.
United Video Properties, Inc.



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