12 additive manufacturing webinars you don’t want to miss

At year-end there are always a ton of “Top 10” and “Best of” lists. At Stratasys, we’ve compiled our “Best of 2011 Webinars” list too. Whether you’re looking for inspiration to maximize your existing additive manufacturing equipment or justification to present your case for securing a rapid prototyp … [Read more...]

Top-Rated Comedian Uses a Dimension 3D Printer. Seriously.

There’s no disputing that lifelong ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has found success with a few jokes and a cast of dolls. He stars in Comedy Central’s highest-rated series in history, and concert-industry magazine Pollstar named him the top-grossing comedy act in the world in 2009 and 2010. With an empi … [Read more...]

Can you Read the Tiny Writing on these 3D Printed Steering Wheels?

  This week's video blog highlights the unique power of multi-material inkjet-based 3D printing. These racing car steering wheels feature rubber-like over-molded hand grips and some really tiny 3D printed writing that remains true and concise even when reduced to miniscule proportions! Als … [Read more...]

3D Production Systems Spur Tremendous Growth for Thogus

Until our economy turns around, will you hunker down or invest in technology?When the economy started to tank, Matt Hlavin, CEO of Thogus Products, a 61-year-old manufacturing company rooted in injection molding and heavily dependent on the automotive industry, chose not to await economic recovery, … [Read more...]

The Gömböc - World's First Self-Righting Object is Created using 3D Printing

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The Gömböc is an amazing self-perpetual machine. If you place it upside-down on a table it slowly rocks from side to side building up momentum, until eventually, it flips itself upright as if by magic. Similar to a child's punching bag or toy but with one important exception: the Gömböc has no inter … [Read more...]

3D Printed Characters Act in Viral Commercial

Ad Week recently lauded ten commercials as the best of 2011. A few Superbowl favorites made the list, including the darling Darth Vader kid at No. 1. But what’s really got us grinning at Stratasys is the well-deserved placement of a 3D printed-model animation at No. 2. Our customer, Artem, a London- … [Read more...]

2.5 Million Year Old Human Skull - 3D Printed!

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These fantastic photographs of a 2.5 million year old human skull were provided by our good friend Gonzalo Martinez, Director of the Strategic Research Office of the CTO over at Autodesk, working with the famous archaeologist Louise Leakey, over in Kenya. He printed the 3D skull model by first sc … [Read more...]