3D Printing and Scanning SIG: Ulf Lindhe, netfabb - "Form & Function" (Biomimicry)



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  • Where 3D Printing & Biomimicry Meet!
    "Form & Function" by Ulf Lindhe from netfabb

    “Form & Function” - Nature uses very few materials! How 3D Printing is a perfect technology for Biomimicry!

    Some netfabb testimonials:

    - "netfabb is a very significant development in software for design of parts for manufacturing using rapid prototyping technologies. The software frees the product development engineer from the limitations of complexity and file size in conventional CAD programs. We use the software for designing lightweight high performance ceramic structures with tailored macros and micro porosity." Andrew Jeffrey, Founder and President, Viridis Innovation LLC, Boston, MA

    - "netfabb's Selective Space Structures (3S) has been incredibility useful to us. It is the only software we have found to date that is capable handling and producing large net structures required for the scale of components we produce for the aerospace industry."

    - "We were please to find netfabb a reliable and powerful software capable of producing complex lattice structures with locally tailored geometry. In the design of customized Titanium Implants, such a capability proves to be very useful in enhancing bone response and controlling the mechanical behavior of the implants. The software has very intuitive commands that enhances the creative design of structures, minimizing time and memory usage, making the production of parts with very high complexity a breeze rather more than just a possibility." Gilbert Chahine, Research Assistant and PhD Candidate,Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

    Cost: Free with pre-registration using code: 3DPRINTING; otherwise $20 at the door
              Free to SVForum members and Elance employees

    Note: This meeting will be held on the eve of the Inside 3D Printing conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose on September 17 & 18. (20% Discount Code: ZBIT)

    Ulf Lindhe, Business Development Manager, netfabb GmbH

    Ulf LUlf Lindhe of netfabb photoindhe is an Engineer and Business Developer with a passion for growing technology companies from zero to success. Ulf received his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineer and Naval Architecture at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden and had an extensive background from offshore, aerospace and ship design before coming to the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing industry in early 2002. Ulf was head of sales and marketing at Arcam AB in its early years of fast growth building an international market for its Electron Beam Melting Additive Manufacturing machines for orthopedic implants and aerospace components in titanium. Ulf joined the FIT Group of companies in 2008 and acts as Business Development manager for netfabb.

    netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduces production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb is a spin-off from the manufacturing at FIT and the netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines. Software solutions from netfabb range from file fixing and direct communication with 3D printers to professional solutions for production and digital materials.

    Facility Host and Refreshment Sponsor
    Elance, Inc

    This event will be held at Elance's offices. Elance is the world’s top online workplace, where everyone from hot startups to huge companies find 3D Printing freelancers and other experts. It’s a great place to get paid for doing the work you love, while setting your own hours and enjoying a great lifestyle.


    6:30PM – 7:00PM       Registration & Networking
    7:00PM – 7:10PM       Announcements & Introductions
    7:10PM – 7:20PM       A word from our host and sponsor, Elance, Inc.
    7:20PM – 8:00PM       Ulf Lindhe, netfabb GmbH
    8:00PM – 8:30PM       Q&A
    8:30PM – 9:00PM       Networking