Color 3D Printed Goggles – an Awesomely Rapid Ride from Design to Prototype to Production

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UK design consultancy and Stratasys customer DesignReality put their Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer to the test recently by 3D printing two pairs of full-color goggles, rugged enough for field testing. DesignReality got its start in 2000, with small design projects and CAD s … [Read more...]

Scott Crump Keynote: 3D Printing: From Prototyping Tool to Factory of the Future

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The Future of 3D Printing is Infinite. The Only Limitation is Your Imagination. Scott Crump, Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer of Stratasys, took to the stage at TCT Show & Personalize 2013 yesterday morning, to lift the curtain on 3D printing and discuss exactly how it is influencing manufactu … [Read more...]

3D Printed Windsurf Boards Custom Built to Your Ride

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Shanon Marks started sailing as a child and windsurfing when he was only 12 years old. Growing up on Long Island, New York, Shanon would sail the New England coastline with his family. Now living in Chicago, his passion for sailing and surfing – and making these sports accessible to everyone – is st … [Read more...]

Disrupt Tom Dixon– a New Design Competition

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Tom Dixon is in search of the most disrupting design. A 3D printed furniture design, that is. As part of the Milan Furniture Fair, international designers are being challenged to remix Dixon’s latest designs into something extraordinary. The competition is co-sponsored by Dixon, Dassault Systèmes[Read more...]

3D Printed Speakers with an LED Lightshow

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A three-person engineering team from Autodesk is getting loads of attention for their amazing creation: 3D printed audio speakers, embedded with LED lights that use an app from startup LumiGeek to react to changes in sound. A multi-material Objet Connex500 3D printer by Stratasys turned this idea in … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Extreme Redesign Winners Announced!

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Extreme Redesign Winners Announced!     We’re proud to announce the winners in the ninth annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. This year’s contest included more than 600 entries in the categories of art and architecture, middle      and high school engineering and college engineering. From … [Read more...]

New Tips on Mass Finishing for FDM Parts

I'm continually experimenting with advanced techniques for mass finishing batches of parts built with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology, and I plan to keep updating you as I make discoveries. I found it's possible to leave support on parts that have small interior pins or clips to protec … [Read more...]

Adictos a los engranajes: Steampunk y la impresión en 3D

Aunque el poder el vapor no es lo que impulsa a la impresión en 3D, obtuvimos inspiración en los engranajes y aparatos de steampunk para piratear estas fundas para iPhone diseñadas por Danny Tasmakis. Creadas en una impresora 3D multimaterial Objet Connex y revestidas en bronce y plata, los engranaj … [Read more...]

3D Printed Dress – The Video and Interview, on the Catwalk, Paris Fashion Week

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Following on from our recent post, Wearable 3D Printed Dress at Paris Fashion Week - Iris van Herpen Show, here is our very own catwalk backstage interview with the creators; Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen and professor Neri Oxman from the MIT's Media Lab. In this interview we discover what … [Read more...]