David vs. Goliath using a 3D Printed Catapult

3000 years ago David defeated Goliath with a leather slingshot and a well-aimed stone to the forehead. Seeing their champion defeated, the opposing Philistine army fled, leaving David to claim the field – and the hand of the King’s daughter in marr…

3D Printing Question of the Week: What’s your dream material?

Welcome to the first 3D Printing Question of the Week! We’re launching this new feature to spark conversation among engineers, designers and Stratasys experts. Please take a moment to add your two cents.  Last year, researchers at Exeter University…

Will 3D Printing Go the Way of Virtual Reality?

An article in MIT’s Technology Review, “ Why 3D Printing Will Go the Way of Virtual Reality,” speaks to the hype surrounding 3D printers today. While there’s a lot of understandable excitement over 3D printers for consumer use, I have t…

An Introduction to 3D Printing for Architecture – by Piet Meijs

I’d like to introduce you to our very first industry specialist  – Piet Meijs, Senior 3D Expert at Rietveld Architects in New York. Piet is highly experienced in the use of 3D printing and rapid prototyping for architectural design. This is his ver…

Skate Where the Puck is Going: Toward Additive Manufacturing

Last week Gardner Publishing, launched “Additive Manufacturing,” a quarterly supplement to Modern Machine Shop and its sister publication, MoldMaking Technology. A surprising move, since these publications are aimed at CNC and mold-making facility…

A 3D Printed Dragon in Honor of the Chinese New Year!

Today, Chinese people around the world usher in the Year of the Dragon. We wish all our Chinese friends a Gong Xi Fa Ca! – Mandarin for ‘wishing you prosperity’. To honor the new year we’ve printed this cute Dragon in our transparent 3D…

Latest Photos of the 3D Printed Cocoon Lamp!

Remember the blog video we shot of the 3D Printed Concept Lamp at EuroMold 2011? Well, I just received some amazing additional photos that I’d like to share with you below. All of these are courtesy of the lamp’s creator Patric Günther, over at the…