Excerpt 1: A New Mindset in Product Design

Time-to-market is critical for every manufacturer. The faster you can bring a new product to market, the more time you have to gain market share before competitors are able to deliver their own products that may match your product’s performance. Reducing product development time also makes it possib … [Read more...]

Software updates for FDM technology (and why you should care)

Every so often a new release of Insight software comes along and helps improve your Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) parts with added functionality. Insight 8.1 has recently been released, so what's new for Fortus users? Well, first of all the ability to process files for building polycarbonate (PC[Read more...]

Is This the World’s Smallest 3D Printed Car? (With Moving Doors & Wheels)

Car Model 3D printed in 16 micron resolution on the Objet Eden 3D printer

Car Model 3D printed in 16 micron resolution on the Objet Eden 3D printer This week I received an unexpected surprise from my good friend David Sun. David is a Senior Mechanical Engineer at  Iris International in California, who first brought us the concept of the 'tiny 3D printed car' wh … [Read more...]