A Strong Case for 3D Printing: R&D Technologies Helps an Active Child with Diabetes Stay Active

The 3D printed device, seen above in orange, was printed with FDM technology on the Fortus 250mc in ABSplus material.

Katherine Tokarski’s 10 year-old son was born with Type 1 Diabetes, a disease which requires extensive glucose monitoring. The Tokarski family carefully tracks their son’s levels with the help of a device called the Dexcom G4. This glucose monitoring system communicates with computers and mobile dev … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Allows Normal to Design, 3D Print and Deliver Customized Earphones in 2 Days!

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At best, earbuds don’t fit perfectly. At worst, they’re painful and have awful sound quality. The “one size fits all” approach leaves a lot to be desired. While smartphones are innovating at a remarkable pace, their accompanying earphones aren’t keeping up. But Nikki Kaufman is here to change all … [Read more...]

Unilever Accelerates Consumer Product Prototyping By 40% with 3D Printed Injection Molds

With Stratasys 3D Printing, Unilever is able to produce prototype parts in the final material for testing, 40% faster than before

The Italian division of international consumer goods giant, Unilever, has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40% since introducing Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology into its manufacturing process. Utilizing 3D printed injection molding tools, the company is now able to produce prot … [Read more...]

Stratasys Announces Winners of Its 2014 Southern Asia & Pacific '3D Print Your Design for FREE' Competition

Sydney Opera House Sculpture 3D printed on the Fortus 450mc 3D Production System 
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We are pleased to announce the winners of Stratasys’ first “3D Print Your Design for FREE” competition held in the Southern Asia and Pacific (SA&P) region. The competition was held from September to November 2014. Participants from all industries and businesses in the SA&P region were invited to … [Read more...]

3D Printed Soluble Cores Keep Porsche Purring!

Porsche 911 using parts enabled by Stratasys 
FDM-based 3D printing

Champion Motorsport has built its reputation on impressive victories in auto racing.  That same winning technology is now available in a line of aftermarket performance products for Porsche cars, including turbo inlet ducts for the Porsche 997 aka Porsche 911. Though traditional manufacturing would … [Read more...]

How 3D Printing Customized Jigs and Fixtures Saves Rutland $60,000 Per Year

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Rutland Plastics is a custom injection molding company located in Rutland, United Kingdom that produces products for a wide range of companies and industries. Because each project is unique, Rutland must create complementary jigs and fixtures to position and hold the project’s components during manu … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Stratasys Blog Posts from 2014: Cars, Monsters and Manufacturing

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As we wrap up 2014, it's time to take a look back at some of the amazing 3D printing stories and videos we've had the privilege to feature here on the Stratasys 3D Printing Blog. We’ve highlighted the Top 10 most popular stories that show how far 3D printing has come this year. Let’s see how many yo … [Read more...]

Leading Designers and Architects Showcase Latest Innovations in 3D Printed Design at ACADIA Conference

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It’s always been the artists who are among the first to appreciate the opportunities of true technological innovation. This is certainly true in 3D printing where architects, fashion designers, sculptors and other hyper creative individuals are showing us just how far practical design can evolve. A … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays from Stratasys!

Santa Claus and trees produced on the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Production System

Everyone here at the Stratasys Blog wishes you and your family a fantastic holiday season! Here are a few examples of how Stratasys staff celebrated the holidays this year with 3D printing. … [Read more...]

3D Printed Surgical Models Improving Implant Surgery While Saving Time and Money in Twelve UK Hospitals

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To understand why 3D printed surgical guides are making such an impact on medical procedures, you need look no further than Replica 3DM. This innovative supplier of medical and commercial 3D printed models is using its Stratasys 3D Printers to support 12 UK National Health Service (NHS) hospi … [Read more...]