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The Inside Story Of A Placement Student - Week 3
Friday July 15, 2016 at 12:28pm

University Of Cambridge student Jonathan Pawson updates us on his placement progress with Solid Solutions. Week 3

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Incubator Design in SOLIDWORKS
Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 12:49pm

Loughborough Design Student James Roberts wins James Dyson Award and secures contract with Morgan Innovation and Technology allowing them to further develop and manufacture his portable baby incubator ‘mOm’.

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The inside story of a placement story - Week 2. jo
Monday July 11, 2016 at 4:54pm

Jonathan Pawson, an Engineering student at Cambridge University tells us what he has been up to during his 4 week placement with Solid Solutions. Week 2 The finished prototype 3D Printed

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Solid Solutions Internal CAD Modelling Challenge
Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 9:30am

How would you design a low cost, easily manufacturable stand for your iPhone that allows it to be inclined on your desk? There are plenty of phone stands currently on the market but we were looking for a fresh idea, suitable for manufacture on our 3D printer.

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Why Encourage CAD in Schools?
Wednesday March 9, 2016 at 1:57pm

A recent Ofsted report on the teaching of design and technology has claimed that too many subject teachers are failing to keep pace with global technological advances and making too little use of modern technology. It stated that ‘Where the subject was being taught particularly well was in those schools where teachers challenged their students, assigning interesting and relevant tasks, and capitalising on the use of up-to-date ICT and other technologies.’

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3D printing Jigs and Fixtures
Tuesday December 22, 2015 at 9:23am

I spent some time recently walking around town trying to get a battery replaced in my watch. After the fourth jewellers shop failed to remove the back was resided to sending it back to the manufacturer for repair. That was until I walked past the 3d printer in the office one day and had the idea to design make the tools to do the job myself, so off I went!

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Lotto Machine Optimisation with Flow Simulation
Wednesday September 30, 2015 at 9:36am

Here is a fun example of how SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation can help you make good design decisions - and possibly improve your chances of winning at Lotto!

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Preparing SOLIDWORKS Models for 3D Printing
Thursday April 23, 2015 at 12:55pm

3D printing is a topic that’s in the forefront every designer and engineers mind nowadays. The ever increasing array of technologies and cost effective solutions available on the market, mean that the option to use prototyping equipment to prove a design is more readily available to us than ever before. So once we`ve used SOLIDWORKS to finalise those last design details, how do we successfully make the transition from SOLIDWORKS to a 3D printed model?

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3D Printing from SOLIDWORKS
Wednesday March 11, 2015 at 11:47am

During this webcast you will discover how with SOLIDWORKS 2015 and Windows 8.1 you can print directly to a 3D printer from within the SOLIDWORKS user environment.

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Modern Pumpkin Carving
Friday October 31, 2014 at 11:28am

Mixing pumpkin carving with modern technology. We use 3D printing to create a contemporary jack-o'-lantern.

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Branding a Coffee
Friday October 24, 2014 at 9:41am

Following the arrival of our new coffee machine, we decided to design a SOLIDWORKS Model and use our Makerbot 3D Printer to add our logo to our cappuccinos. This Blog explains how.

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