IKEA using Objet 3D Printers to Ensure Design Success

As the world’s largest furniture maker with over 300 stores in 36 countries, IKEA must be doing something right. Their secret, of course, lies in their ability to provide furniture and homeware that’s beautiful, functional, high quality and yet aff…

We Print a Foldable Stool that can Support Over 100kg!

  In the spirit of our previous post where I printed a series of 6 adjustable wrenches in our very tough ABS-like material, today we are introducing another cool innovation from the Objet ‘blog’ lab – a 3D printed foldable stool.. As you…

Industry Events Calendar for August and September

The following events are scheduled for August and September. They may be of interest to you, as many focus on rapid prototyping, technology, digital manufacturing and 3D printing. Be sure to check back, as new events are posted monthly.  SIGGRAPH 2011…

Oreck cleans up with fixturing cost savings of up to 65 percent

When Oreck Manufacturing brought Fortus 3D Production Systems to its manufacturing process, they quickly saw a return on their investment and are continually finding new ways to incorporate the FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) process, saving time and money. Fo…

Learn How Injection Molders Use FDM to Streamline Production

“I can’t imagine not having this technology in a manufacturing setting. It is as critical to our business as e-mail.” – Matt Hlavin, President, Thogus Products. Thogus Products is a 61-year-old manufacturing company foundationally roote…

3D Printing a Giant Wrench (!)

Welcome to our very first Objet Video blog! As there's been a lot of talk about printing wrenches recently I decided to do just that. This video shows the incredible accuracy and verstatility of the Objet Connex 500 3D printer in producing a full range of…