Morgon Mae Schultz

Stratasys Hits the Slopes with 3D Printed Skis

Not all the winter sports records are being set in Sochi. Here’s one fresh from Lake Tahoe! Stratasys co-founder, chairman and chief innovation officer Scott Crump recently braved the slopes to test a pair of what are believed to be the first fully functional…

Get in on this 3D Printing Design Contest

Engneering.com is in the midst of a four-week competition to pick a great 3D model, and prizes are many. Last week's three winners each nabbed $100 and had their designs printed on a Mojo 3D Printer. Judges will pick two more rounds of weekly winners befor…

3D Printing Question of the Week: What’s your toughest test?

Last week, I visited Minimizer, a Minnesota company that designs and manufactures fenders for heavy trucks. These folks pride themselves on the tough testing they perform throughout product development, including rapid prototyping with Fused Deposition Modelin…

ULTEM 9085 Now in Black

ULTEM 9085, the high-performance 3D printing thermoplastic that resists heat, flame and chemicals and has impressive mechanical strength, is now available in black. ULTEM was already pretty darn useful in its original tan color — great for aircraft inter…

Students 3D Print a Working Ukulele

This is cool: A team of RIT rapid prototyping students 3D printed a working ukulele. Their assignment was to design, build and play a musical instrument, and they picked a uke because they wanted something they could tune. To amp up the challenge, they designe…

3D Printing Helps Silgan Design Sweet Container, Save Money Doing It

When Cargill was ready to introduce a new sweetener, it wanted a package that communicated with the consumer. One that said: “Hold me. Spoon me. Display me in your home.” So it called on Silgan Plastics, which offers creative design and engineering…

3D Printing Question of the Week: How has your job evolved?

Advances in technology, a changing economy and an evolving work force make professional life more dynamic than ever — especially in technical feilds. New opportunities and scary, wonderful new ways of getting work done might come in great bounds, but mor…