Stratasys Recycling Program Good for Our Customers’ Business and the Environment

Incoming FDM canisters are taken apart by the dedicated Lifeworks team.

Stratasys recently announced its new recycling program, which offers our North American customers the ability to recycle their FDM canisters and PolyJet cartridges free of charge. The program brings significant business benefits to Stratasys customers: Eliminate waste disposal shipping co … [Read more...]

Hanging Tough with New Versions of Digital ABS Material


If any of you remember, we introduced the original Digital ABS material way back in 2011. Since then, the Digital ABS material has gone from strength to strength with more and more of our Objet Connex customers swapping over to leverage this material’s excellent fit, form and functional properties. … [Read more...]

Check Out This New Video Series on 3D Printing Materials


First Show on Transparent VeroClear, Digital ABS and ULTEM   As Stratasys releases more and more 3D printing materials (we’re currently over 130 different materials from both the PolyJet and FDM families), it’s only natural that people will want more in-depth information on the various prope … [Read more...]

3D Printing Workshop Comes to California – Courtesy of Fathom!


A short while ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Fathom, a remarkable product development house and Stratasys reseller based in Oakland California.  Its state-of-the-art studio and workshop are situated right on the San Francisco Bay, just meters from the water in the very trendy Jack London Square … [Read more...]

3D Printing Puts the Vroooom in Formula Style Race Car


Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International  (previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers). The competition was started in 1978 and involves student teams from around the world. Each team designs, builds, tests and races a small-scale formula style racing c … [Read more...]

Design Reality Creates a Better Respirator Using 3D Printing

objet connex 3d printer

In late 2012 we had the pleasure of visiting Design Reality, a highly sought-after design consultancy nestled in the picturesque hills of Denbighshire, North Wales. We were greeted by the company’s Managing Director Troy Baker and Technical Director Graham Wilson who kindly allowed us to … [Read more...]

How 3D Printing is Helping Traditional Businesses Succeed

armac martin, additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, objet 3D printer

If you thought traditional manufacturing was having a hard time remaining competitive in today’s economy then this blog post is for you. In this short video case study, we meet the owners of a successful family business, Armac Martin, based in Birmingham in the UK. They’ve been making brass, stee … [Read more...]

3D Printing Offers a Giant Step for Short Run Injection Molds

Injection Molds

This has to be one of the biggest (and most novel) innovations that 3D printing has to offer the world of traditional manufacturing - the ability to 3D print injection mold tools for short run injection molding. In the video example above, we show our mold tools 3D printed in Digital ABS material[Read more...]

Injection Molded Easter Egg using 3D Printing

injection mold easter egg

Our good friends over at Proto3000 in Canada have created this very unique 3D printed mold in our Digital ABS material (formerly known as ABS-like Digital Material). 3D printed on the Objet260 Connex - the most compact of our Connex multi-material 3D printing systems, the molds are injected with … [Read more...]

Making Cosmetics Beautiful Using 3D Printed Transparent Prototypes!


This last September we had the privilege to visit a great company; Collcap Packaging, based in the UK. They are a leading provider of cosmetic packaging for perfume and cosmetics suppliers all over the world. And they’re also the very proud owners of an Objet30 Pro desktop 3D printing system – a … [Read more...]