2 Cool Technologies in 1: 3D Printing & QR Codes – at the Quirky Launch Party (Video)

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Last week's Quirky TV launch party was a great success as you can see in the video at the bottom of this post.  Many thanks to Ben Kaufman and his team for their very kind words about Objet and our 3D printers! Here at Objet we spent hours putting together a nice little giveaway for the guests th … [Read more...]

Seeing your Design Brought to Life Can be an Emotional Experience! (Video)

It can be a powerful experience to see your new idea - your own baby and brainchild - suddenly appear in the flesh just a couple of hours after designing it on screen..but that is exactly what you will see tonight, at 10pm, in the first installment of 'Quirky'. Quirky is Sundance Channel's new reali … [Read more...]

FDM process delivers a winning cycle

Build a custom bike in 10 days for viewing by die-hard cyclists at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the Discovery Channel’s Biker Build-Off. Klock Werks Kustom Cycles, South Dakota, met and won that challenge with :Best bike at the show" recognition. They followed up their win by setting an A … [Read more...]

QUIRKY TV Show Turns Ideas into Real Products – Premiere Tuesday 30th August!

Something worth viewing: Sundance Channel’s new reality series “Quirky” is premiering Tuesday night, August 30th at 10pm ET/PT. This is a true example of business innovation in action. The 6-part series takes us into the world of Quirky.com, a product development company founded by 24-year-old visio … [Read more...]

Check out our 3D Printed Toddler (with Visible Internal Bone Structure)!

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One of the great things about working in a 3D printing company is that you live and work among the models that come out of our 3D printers - and every now and then a really great model comes your way. Like this fully-sized, precisely-scaled human toddler (minus legs) - complete with visible internal … [Read more...]

Aviation components soar through production with FDM process

When the safety of thousands of fliers depend, in part, on the products your company makes, top-quality components is imperative, as Kelly Manufacturing Company (KMC) , the world’s largest manufacturer of general aviation instruments well knows. The M3500 instrument from KMC’s R.C. Allen line provid … [Read more...]

3D Printed Models Turn Heads at SIGGRAPH

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  Objet's newest 3D Printer, the Objet260 Connex, was on  display in Vancouver last week for this year's SIGGRAPH event. Featured on our booth were a number of 3D models including Destroyer from the 2011 superhero film, Thor and Neytiri from the 2009 Academy Award winning Avatar (in the p … [Read more...]

BMW steers toward FDM for small quantity production

BMW's AG plant in Regensburg, Germany has already road-tested fused deposition modeling (FDM) for product development through design prototyping, and is now driving quickly towards more direct digital manufacturing to further maximize their investment in their Stratasys 3D Production System.Engineer … [Read more...]

The Power of 3D Printing – 11 Working Parts in Under 2 Hours

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With some very big name clients including Fujitsu, HP, Mitsubishi, Samsung, Philips and more, IDE is a highly respected US-based product design firm that has been in business for nearly 30 years. Inside their prototype development facility they also have their very own Objet30 desktop 3D printer whi … [Read more...]

From Shoe Design to Finished Prototype in Just 2 Hours! (and 6 Easy Steps)

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With a couple of hours to spare on a hot August afternoon I decided to have a go at printing a shoe sole on our new Objet260 Connex multi-material 3D printer. Here are the 6 steps I went through to produce my final model - taking just under 2 hours from start to finish: Step 1 - I produce the sho … [Read more...]