Oak Ridge Nat’l Labs to help develop FDM 3D printing for production

Earlier today Stratasys announced a joint initiative with the DOE (Department of Energy) Oak RidgeNational Laboratory to help develop the FDM 3D Printing process for production use and make it a more mainstream manufacturing process. This is great news for Stratasys…

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Objet30 Pro Desktop 3D Printer Launches in Japan!

  It takes a lot for a western high technology manufacturer to break into the Japanese market. It’s therefore big news for Objet to launch the latest Objet30 Pro desktop 3D printer at this year’s DMS show in Tokyo. And judging by the crowds of people…

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3D Printing NOW with 107 Materials!

Objet 3D printed classic car in ABS-like Digital Material, transparent shades, opaque shades and rubber-like tires and soft-top   Objet’s slogan is ‘The Power to Create’. Well today creation just got more powerful as the company introduced an expanded range of resin…

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Check Out Our New Education Blog!

I’m proud to announce our brand new Education Blog on this site. Simply flip the ‘education’ tab at the top of this page and you will see our first dedicated education blog post. This blog is designed to show how…

Diagram showing the distributed load on top and the two supports on either end plus the optimal shape of the reinforced region.

3D Printing Material Distributions

If you’ve ever opened up a three-dimensional modeling application (such as Rhino, 3D Max, Maya, SolidWorks, or Sketchup), chances are you’ve had some experience with ‘Boundary Representations’ (or Breps for short).  Whether you knew their technical name or not,…