3D Printing Unleashes Creativity at UMN’s Toy Product Design Class Hosted by MIT Alumnus Barry Kudrowitz

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Every year, the Toy Product Design class at the University of Minnesota, taught by MIT alumnus and inventor Barry Kudrowitz, hosts an event called Playsentations. The Playsentations are a set of presentations that combine theatrical and live demonstrations of toys created by students at the Unive … [Read more...]

Creating Cool New Applications with 3D Printing Support Material: Sensational Soluble Cores

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FDM soluble support material holds much more value than just support. In fact, some of our customers purchase FDM-based machines in part to use the soluble support itself.  On the Fortus 3D Production Systems, the model material can be changed to support material, leading to a host of new and unique … [Read more...]

Medical Researchers Use Stratasys 3D Printers to Develop Low Cost, Highly Accurate Surgical Tools

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Advanced medical training requires particular tools for specialized procedures. Sometimes this training carries risks to the patients and doctors alike. At the University of Minnesota Medical School, the urology department is taking advantage of 3D printing to create models of both the surgical fiel … [Read more...]