3D Printed Injection Molds Demo at EuroMold 2013

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At EuroMold 2013, Stratasys once again demonstrated the value of 3D printed injection molding. Watch the exciting booth demo here in either English or German, hosted by Michael Anton, Senior Pre-Sales and Application Engineer, Stratasys. … [Read more...]

Stratasys Gets Tough with Nylon 12

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A new nylon material with the specs to be the toughest in additive manufacturing is a strong reason to take notice. Stratasys chose EuroMold 2013 to launch FDM Nylon 12 for Fortus 3D Production Systems. Designed to optimize strength and toughness while reducing the residual stresses and warp t … [Read more...]

Hanging Tough with New Versions of Digital ABS Material

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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...]

Experience Rapid Manufacturing with 3D Printed Injection Molds

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In manufacturing, 3D printing has turned the production of injection molded prototypes into a quick, easy and inexpensive process. Read on and watch how Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing technology helps a team at Budapest University create an injection mold with POM (acetal) for functional testing at d … [Read more...]

Foundry Patternmaking With FDM Technology

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Danko Arlington is a sand casting pattern shop and foundry in Baltimore, Maryland. Danko bought a Fortus 900mc 3D Production System from Stratasys three years ago to assist in constructing new patterns for their foundry. Since then, Danko’s understanding of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technol[Read more...]

Jamming With 3D Printers at the University of Chicago

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No, not the guitar-playing jamming…  In the world of material science, “jamming” is what occurs when the volume available to a bunch of grains in a granular material (such as sand) gets so small that the grains jam into each other, effectively getting stuck. Depending on the shape of the grains, the … [Read more...]

3D Printing Puts the Vroooom in Formula Style Race Car

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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...]

Additive Manufacturing Speeds Design Changes For Leptron

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Companies that produce unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have been quick to take advantage of additive manufacturing (AM) to generate rapid iterations of complex designs to increase performance and reduce time to market. AM also enables many UAS manufacturers to manufacture in low volume while meeting c … [Read more...]

Additive Manufacturing: Faster, Cheaper Than Composite Layup For KMC

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Additive manufacturing (AM) has been used as a design tool for two decades in the aerospace industry. In more recent years it has become firmly entrenched in the downstream product lifecycle including functional testing, tooling, jigs and fixtures, production and maintenance. For example, by using A … [Read more...]

Additive Manufacturing Saves Time And Money For ACS

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Additive manufacturing (AM) is another in a series of technological frontiers in which the aerospace industry has been an early adopter.  The aerospace industry continues to develop new applications that more deeply embed AM throughout its complete product lifecycle. For example, AM is used by many … [Read more...]