The surface of the 3D printer where the part is formed. It is also referred to as a bed or build plate.
Latest in Print Bed
Large-Format 3D Printer Has Over 22-In. Build Height
Supports more than 40 engineering grade materials.
Editor’s Pick: 3D Printer for Professional Workflows
Ultimaker also debuts new material and mobile app.
How to Leverage High-Strength 3D Printing
Can't figure out how to integrate high-strength 3D printing into your manufacturing workflow? Try a new perspective. Learn more.
Ultimaker Unveils Ultimaker S5 3D Printer
Ultimaker expands its 3D printer lineup and strengthens integrated solution with new industrial-grade filament and mobile app.
Design for 3D Printing
Design for additive manufacturing will require new software tools and a new approach.
3D Printer Review: Consumer Convenience, Professional Printing
The Ultimaker 3 is a “prosumer” 3D printer up to the rigors of professional design engineering work.
Editors Pick of the Week
Editor’s Pick: AXIOM 20
The new AXIOM 20 3D printer from Airwolf 3D Printers has a 20-inch high Z-axis and a large build chamber to...
3D Printer Makes Tall Designs
New AXIOM 20 3D printer has a high 20-inch Z-axis and a large build chamber to match.
Adding 3D Printing to Manufacturing
3D printing technology is becoming more prevalent in manufacturing. Here's a primer on systems and materials.
New 3D Printer Can be Assembled Without Fasteners
Company launches KickStarter campaign for new model.
Glossary Quick Look
Exploring Digital Transformation as an Evolutionary Journey
SolidWorks World 2019 presentation advises to forget about specific products and work on themes that...
Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Trace Software’s elecworks Product Line
Elecworks is at the core of SolidWorks Electrical applications used for smart product development...
UL Opens Catalog of Safety Standards
A library of more than 1,400 standards is now available to all.
AMD Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q1 Features SolidWorks Performance Improvements
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q1 updates product design workflows with features aimed at...
Editor’s Pick: Work in Part and Assembly Modes with BobCAM for SolidWorks V7
New version has 86 upgrades and enhancements to make CAM workflows more efficient.
Editor’s Pick: New ANSYS Release Unveils Motion Body Dynamics Line
ANSYS 2019 R1 also sees new noise-vibration-harshness workflow, multiple fluids enhancements and new...
Editor’s Pick: Advanced Particle Simulation Software Extends Modeling Features
Rocky DEM 4.2 debuts enhanced particle collision analyses as well as spring and...
Editor’s Pick: Electric Motor Design and Analyzer Updated
Simcenter Motorsolve sees new performance efficiency maps and connectivity for systems-level simulation.