McGill’s RoboSub Torpedoes Design Boundaries with 3D Printing

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RoboSub will take part in the 17th Annual International RoboSub Competition, July 28 - August 3, 2014 Bringing together over 100 students from more than a dozen university disciplines, the McGill Robotics team is fired up for their next competition! Veterans of robotics contests sponsored by [Read more...]

Do You Know Where Your Robot Is? Check 3D Printing!

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What could be better than a mechanical device taking on repetitive, mundane tasks for us humans?  2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL 9000 aside, robotics is clearly a positive force in today’s society, improving everything from manufacturing (particularly suited for automotive assembly) to space exploratio … [Read more...]

Larry King 3D Printed – and Impressed – by Stratasys

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Stratasys’ Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Jon Cobb, sat down with Larry King to discuss the amazing possibilities of 3D printing on the show Larry King Now. After 25 years at CNN at the helm of Larry King Live, King now hosts and produces Larry King Now as an on-line news program fo … [Read more...]

3D Printed Record by Bacardi Beginnings Makes Music for British Charity

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A super-cool engineering project, featuring a 3D printed LP record created on a Stratasys Objet500 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer, hit the streets of London in December 2013. A two-day-only pop-up shop, sponsored by Bacardi Beginnings, sold a 3D printed single as a fundraiser for the British music … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Prints World Cup Stadium for Grand Finale

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Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Arena Maracanã soccer stadium was originally built for the 1950 World Cup. More than 60 years later, it is still looking beautiful thanks to a recent renovation project by the architectural firm Fernandes Arquitetos Associados. The firm began the project in 2010, deciding … [Read more...]

3DRV Road Trip Explores Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Product Design and Production

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Ready for a road trip unlike any other? Stratasys is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 3DRV, a recreational vehicle tricked out with the latest 3D printing technology! The 3DRV is in the midst of the Driven by Design Tour, a seven-month journey through the United States. TJ McCue, a 3D printing enthus … [Read more...]

Stratasys Celebrates the Fortus of July: 3D Printed US Flag

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During Stratasys application engineer Mark Bashor’s first week on the job, he was charged with designing new display models for the showroom. “I noticed that we were in need of some patriotic flair. I came up with the idea of 3D printing our nation’s flag to showcase the Fortus 900mc 3D Production S … [Read more...]

3D Printing Sounds Great to Audiowings’ Wireless Headphone Design Team

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British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for the technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings, using its Objet30 Pro 3D Printer by Stratasys. Audiowings are luxury wireless headphones that sync with online music servic … [Read more...]

Silicone Molding 2.0 – A New Pattern of Savings with Additive Manufacturing

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Like many other manufacturing techniques, silicone molding is getting a 3D printing makeover with big resulting savings in production time and costs. Also known as Room Temperature Vulcanizing (RTV), silicone molding is a very efficient, economical solution for producing relatively small volumes … [Read more...]

3D Printed Blow Molds Perfect for Short Run Packaging Production

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Plastic packaging is a common part of everyday life: bottles; containers for foods, beverages, medicines and more fill our pantry shelves and recycling bins.  Thin-walled and hollow plastic bottles (later filled with the customer’s product) are made on a large scale with a process called blow moldin … [Read more...]