World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV Tops 150 MPH with Lightweight Stratasys Materials

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Aurora Flight Sciences, a Virginia-based manufacturer specializing in advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems, is pushing the envelope of UAV design by teaming up with Stratasys to create the world’s first jet-powered, 3D printed aircraft. Using 80% 3D printed parts, the UAV is compose … [Read more...]

3D Printed Camera Case Enables Balloon Ride to Stratosphere


If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video of the Grand Canyon taken from 98,664 feet in the Earth’s stratosphere tells an entire story. A group of students from Stanford University launched a weather balloon device to capture images of the Earth’s surface at high altitudes. The project w … [Read more...]

3D Printing Helps Hexacopter Drone Soar Over Design Challenges


Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) has become a beacon of innovation for its adoption of additive manufacturing.  After successfully launching a 3D printing course last fall, based on the free Stratasys curriculum “Make Something That Moves Something,” WIT created a rapid prototyping course int … [Read more...]

ULA Saves $1M Annually While Pushing Boundaries of Additive Manufacturing with Stratasys


The world of 3D printing extends well beyond the boundaries of our planet. The United Launch Alliance (ULA) changed the game of aerospace exploration earlier this year when they announced a shift from traditional metallic applications to additive manufacturing using Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeli[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...]

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


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...]

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...]

Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Chosen by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft


Stratasys additive manufacturing continues to impact the aerospace industry with this exciting news about Airbus. The leading aircraft manufacturer has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems for use on A350 XWB aircraft, which began delivery in December 2014. … [Read more...]

United Launch Alliance to Launch Atlas V Rocket with Stratasys 3D Printed Parts, Reducing Production Time and Costs

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) is taking Stratasys 3D printing technology to new heights, using it to develop enhanced, low-cost production tooling and to reduce production costs for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets’ flight hardware. ULA’s new initiative introduces the robust FDM thermoplastic, ULTEM … [Read more...]