September highlights

As fall kicked into high gear, students and teachers sharpened pencils and revved up their 3D printers. Find out how one Minnesota middle school added heft to its pre-engineering curriculum with the Dimension uPrint Personal 3D Printer. Read more.Those ki…

See the Objet260 Connex- Live! At TCT Birmingham (UK, 27-29th Sept)

If you’re anywhere near the NEC Birmingham (UK) today, this is your chance to see the new Objet260 Connex compact multi-material 3D printer in action. Objet will be showcasing the 3D printer along with some amazing 3D printed models and prototypes at sta…

3D Printing & The Re-Invention of the American Dream

The Manufacturing Price Component  A staggering 40% of a typical end-product’s selling price is determined by manufacturing costs. For any company involved in the manufacture or production of goods it’s therefore crucial that the manufacturing proc…

Finished Urbee body Unvieled – First 3D Printed Auto Body

Last year Stratasys announced it had partnered with KorEcologic to produce the first 3D printed car body for the Urbee – a 200 mpg hybrid fueled by gas, ethanol, or free solar power from a panel on your garage roof. Last week at the TEDxWinnepeg conferen…

Middle schoolers’ ideas become “caffeinated” via 3D printer

Would you trust the stability of that cup of coffee you grab for the road to a 12-year old? You would if that middle-schooler had an assignment from Peter Grimm, an industrial technology teacher at Southview Middle School in Edina, MN. Grimm challenges his eig…

Weird & Wonderful 3D Creations (II) – A Table of 3D Printed Feet!

Following the runaway viral success of the 3D Printed Toddler, the Objet blog brings you our latest weird and wonderful 3D printed creation:  ‘The Table of 3D Printed Feet’. Ideal for medical and anatomical applications, these 3D models were all cr…

U of M Formula SAE teams up with RedEye

The University of Minnesota Formula SAE Team found that FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) is a powerful tool and teamed with RedEye’s rapid prototyping capibilities to help fine-tune their designs and build their low-volume custom parts. In total, three co…