Fender Rocks Amp Design, Slashes Time to Market By More than 50% with Stratasys 3D Printed Prototypes

Fender used 3D printing to produce small parts like knobs on the G-DEC® amplifier, which accelerated the time to market by up to 12 months.

Over the last 69 years, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has established its position as the premier brand of guitars, amplifiers, PA sound equipment and foot pedals used by today’s leading performers and music enthusiasts. The American manufacturer has improved its time to market by 30-40% th … [Read more...]

Stratasys Reshaping Aerospace, Education, Entertainment and More at RAPID 2015: Exclusive Video Interviews!

Terry Hoppe, Director of Applications Engineering at Stratasys, gives Bright Minds students a tour of the Stratasys booth on the exhibition floor.

RAPID celebrated its 25th anniversary in Long Beach, California. This year’s exposition showcased close to 200 exhibitors from all facets of the additive manufacturing industry. Stratasys was a proud sponsor of RAPID 2015 and winner of the People’s Choice Award for best exhibit, which recognized the … [Read more...]

Personalizing New Daihatsu Copen Robe Roadster Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Daihatsu Copen were created with Stratasys 3D printing

The Japanese car company Daihatsu is giving customers a unique, personalized driving experience. Designers Kota Nezu and Junjie Sun used the Daihatsu Copen Roadster, a car that was totally redesigned and re-introduced to the market in 2014, as their base to introduce customized elements such as Stra … [Read more...]

Stratasys at Paris Air Show: Showcasing the Value of Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

CNBC interviews Scott Sevcik, Aerospace & Defense Business Development Manager, Stratasys

As additive manufacturing continues to take off within the aerospace sector, the 51st Paris Air Show (June 15-21) is giving Stratasys the opportunity to explain to visitors how the technology is proving such a game changer for aerospace manufacturers and suppliers. From enabling companies to produce … [Read more...]

Helicopter Blade Prototype Tooling Costs Reduced By 70% with Stratasys 3D Printed Soluble Cores

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For over 30 years, Automated Dynamics has worked with customers to create innovative composite structures using high-performance automation equipment, meeting some of the biggest manufacturing demands in the aerospace, automotive, defense, and petroleum industries. Working with Stratasys FDM-based ( … [Read more...]

3D Printing Beats Steel for BMW Prototype: Clemson University Saves 75% on Costs for Deep Orange Project

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Clemson University, one of the top 20 universities in the country according to US News and World Report, is home to the nations only graduate Department of Automotive Engineering located at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). In addition to excellent resear … [Read more...]

Lightweight Leg Brace Cost-Effectively Customized for Perfect Fit with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Braces or splints are a part of life for many who have experienced serious illness or injury. Widely used to support limbs which cannot take a person’s full weight, the design of braces seems to be in desperate need of a makeover. Or Steiner, an industrial designer, applied his training and experien … [Read more...]

Stratasys Showcases 3D Printing Innovations at Materialise World 2015

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More than 1,000 participants converged on the Square Conference Center in Brussels to discuss the latest developments and trends in additive manufacturing at Materialise World 2015. The 25th anniversary of this industry event was sponsored by Stratasys and included a Stratasys exhibit where Material … [Read more...]

Space Station's Mobile Freezers: A Challenge Only Solved with 3D Printing’s Unique Thermal, Tensile and Geometric Properties

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OK, we confess when we first heard about transporting freezers in space, we thought the story concerned getting Haagen Dazs up to the astronauts.  But actually it’s much more scientific than that. Engineers and scientists at The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Center for Biophysical Sciences [Read more...]

Complex Geometries and Material Properties of Stratasys 3D Printing Enable Unique Coral Structures for Sony Underwater Store

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Global electronics powerhouse Sony wanted to create a unique shopping experience to promote a special feature of their Xperia line of tablets and smartphones. Sony’s creative agency in Dubai, FP7/DXB, fashioned a pop-up store unlike any other, featuring displays for the phones and tablets that were … [Read more...]