Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká Gives 6-Year Old Boy Bionic Hand Created by Limbitless Using Stratasys 3D Printer

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Kids pursuing their passions provide terrific inspiration for the team at Limbitless Solutions. Working out of a lab at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Limbitless Solutions creates individualized 3D printed bionic limbs for children that match both their anatomy and personality. These fanta … [Read more...]

The Real Cutting Edge: Getting a Handle on Stone Age Tools with Stratasys 3D Printing

‘Stone hand-axe’ number 5; Custom, ergonomic axe handle 3D printed in Stratasys VeroGray material. Photo credit: Moti Fishbain

Stone-age hand-axes were a functional utility tool as well as prehistoric status symbol, demonstrating primeval man’s ability to adapt, innovate and use technology to improve his lifestyle and long-term existence. Among the stone-age community dating back to the Paleolithic Period some 700,000 years … [Read more...]

Let Go of What You Know for the 'Make the Unmakeable' 3D Printing Design Challenge

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3D printing has become a global tool for innovation, offering users complete design freedom and customization opportunities where traditional manufacturing processes fall short. Celebrating the ability to make the impossible, FATHOM—a Stratasys reseller—partnered with SolidProfessor and Stratasys’ G[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...]

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...]

Neri Oxman’s 3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearables Shine New Light on Art, Design, Science & Technology at TED2015

Neri Oxman’s lauded TED Talk reveals Stratasys 3D printed wearable designed to host living matter. Photo credit: Bret Hartman, courtesy of TED.

Architect, designer and long-term 3D printing collaborator Prof. Neri Oxman has revealed the world’s first 3D printed photosynthetic wearable, embedded with living matter, on the TED2015 stage in Vancouver. Oxman unveiled Mushtari, an artwork 3D printed by Stratasys and the world’s first wearable … [Read more...]

ClearCorrect Expands Production Capacity for Orthodontic Aligners by 30 Percent with Additional Stratasys 3D Printers

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ClearCorrect LLC, a leading manufacturer of clear orthodontic aligners, has added more Objet Eden500V 3D Printers to its sizable fleet of Stratasys 3D Printers. With this addition, ClearCorrect will realize a 30 percent increase in its capacity to produce custom-made orthodontic aligners since all a … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Service Bureau Shifts Gears from Metal to 3D Printed Injection Molds - Design to Test Parts Reduced to Just 7 Hours

This 3D printed injection mold was produced in just a few hours on the PolyJet-based Objet500 Connex3 3D Production System from Stratasys

Accelerated injection molding applications are unlocking new business models for companies like Milacron LLC, a global full-line supplier of injection molding, blow molding and extrusion machines, hot runners, mold technologies, process control systems and fluid technology. The prototyping service p … [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...]