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CAD & Rapid Prototyping References

Rhinoceros

Rhino can create, edit, analyze, and translate NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids in Windows. There are no limits on complexity, degree, or size. Used for rendering, raytracing, radiosity, computer graphics, NURBS, CAD, CAM, CAE, 3DM, AccuRender, DWG, DXF and much more!
External web link - http://www.rhino3d.com/

Solidscape

Designs, manufactures, and markets high precision 3D printers for manufacturing of solid objects designed in CAD.  The resulting 3D printed objects are wax patterns ideal for lost wax investment casting and mold making applications.  These patterns provide the industry’s highest standards in surface finish, accuracy and material castability while eliminating the need for post-processing.
External web link - http://www.solid-scape.com/

EnvisionTec

The number one choice for 3D printing jewelry due to the precision and range of materials offered straight from the machine for casting and molding. Highly detailed filigree and accurate settings are routinely produced with little or no adjustment to the machine.
External web link - https://envisiontec.com/3d-printing-industries/professional/jewelry/

Autodesk Netfabb

software is designed to help you reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve part performance in additive manufacturing and 3D printing.   
External web link - https://www.netfabb.com/

Romanoff International Supply Corporation

The best selection and latest technology available from around the world in all fields of metal fabrication. We sell and support Concept Laser Equipment for Additive Manufacturing, also known as metal growers.
External web link - https://www.romanoff.com/

Stratasys

Find out what real customers have already accomplished in case studies. Get detailed expertise in white papers and on-demand webinars. And get one-on-one help with your 3D printing idea through live webinars or, better yet, attend a professional 3D printing event. 
External web link - http://www.stratasys.com/resources

NovEdge

A directory for software purchase and educational tools for designers. 
External web link - https://novedge.com/

Technical References

World Gold Council

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry and the global voice of authority for gold

External web link - http://www.gold.org/

United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.

Refiner and supplier of precious metals offering alloys, deoxidized sterling, gold casting grain, solders, wires, sheets and tubing.

External web link - http://www.unitedpmr.com/

Heller Metals Co., Inc.

A. Heller Metals Co., Inc. has been producing some of the finest alloys (since 1879), solders (since the 1920's), and karat gold products (since the 1940's) in the jewelry industry.

External web link - http://www.hellermetals.com/

Johnson Matthey

A specialty chemical company focusing its core skills in catalysis, precious metals, fine chemicals and process technology.

External web link - http://www.matthey.com/

PGI : Platinum Guild International

A worldwide marketing organization dedicated to creating, expanding and strengthening consumer and trade markets for platinum jewelry.

External web link - http://www.platinumguild.com/

Argentium Silver Guild

he Argentium Silver Guild has been established to bring together a worldwide community of businesses, silversmiths and artisans. It provides a place for Argentium enthusiasts to share their knowledge and experiences and to foster excellence through good practice and inspiration.

External web link - http://www.argentiumguild.com/

The Silver Institute

The easiest and best way to access current and historical silver prices. Your source for the latest news and most comprehensive information. Current facts and figures on global supply and demand, organized by country, source and use.

External web link - http://www.silverinstitute.org/site/

The Goldsmiths' Company

The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company. Their main objectives are to support the precious metal and jewelry crafts, industry and trade trough training, education and promotion. Also to operate the Assay Office and test the coinage of the realm annually through the Trial of the Pyx

External web link - http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/

IPMI : International Precious Metals Institute

The largest and most well known association focused on precious metals in the world. IPMI is an international association of producers, refiners, fabricators, scientists, users, financial institutions, merchants, private and public sector groups, and the general precious metals community formed to provide a forum for the exchange of information and technology.

External web link - http://www.ipmi.org/

The Santa Fe Symposium

fosters community and provides a collaborative forum that drives technological and operational innovation across the jewelry-making industry.  The industry’s most inquisitive minds gather to present and discuss research, to educate and learn, and come away with priceless, practical know-how.

External web link - http://www.santafesymposium.org/

CDA : Coppery Development Association, Inc.

The market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper industry, chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America.

External web link - https://www.copper.org/