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" reco…

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.  Th…

3D Printed Models Turn Heads at SIGGRAPH

  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 t…

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 investme…

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

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…