Guest Blog: “3D Printing: Custom Patient Treatment Becomes a Reality”

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By Dr. Ciprian Ionita, Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. Personalization and customization have always been important goa … [Read more...]

3D Printing Enables China’s Qingdao Haier Mold to Cut Prototyping Time for Home Appliances by up to 69%

End-use versus 3D printed component, produced with durable ABS-M30 material on the Fortus 900mc from Stratasys

With a population of over 1.3 billion, the homegrown consumer market in China is one of the largest in the world. Increasing purchasing power within China during past two decades has created a huge market for consumer products. Qingdao Haier Mold Co. is keeping its competitive edge by using 3D print … [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...]

Stratasys Groundbreaking Triple-Jetting 3D Printing Now Available for Larger Dental Labs: Increased Throughput + Ultra-Real Color Dental Models


“Now with the launch of the Objet500 Dental Selection 3D Printer, we are adding inceased throughput and productivity to this winning formula by featuring Stratasys game-changing, triple-jetting technology on a larger platform. We believe this is a ‘must have’ 3D printing solution for larger dental a … [Read more...]

3D Printed Heart Model Helps Change Grim Prognosis for 5-Year-Old Mia Gonzalez

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Five-year-old Mia Gonzalez has always suffered from breathing issues which limited her ability to function as a normal child. Doctors discovered a rare heart malformation known as double aortic arch. The condition causes restricted airflow due to the entanglement of an extra vascular ring around eit … [Read more...]

Illuminating Product Design with Low Cost 3D Printed LED Light Pipes

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This guest post was written by Marcus Weddle of CADDEDGE. If you’re a design engineer, you’re probably familiar with LED light pipes. For the rest of us, even if you don’t know the term, these little parts are so common that you’re likely within reach of one right now. Let’s briefly look at what … [Read more...]

Updating Asia’s 1000-Year-Old Mid-Autumn Festival with 3D Printed Chinese Lanterns


Among the many traditional Chinese festivals celebrated in Asia, the Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most colorful. It features tasty traditional Chinese food such as mooncakes (hence the name mooncake festival), pomelos, lotus seeds, and other round-shaped foods. The Mid-Autumn Festival originate … [Read more...]

See How HASCO 3D Prints Quick-Change Injection Molds to Set New Price/Performance Benchmark

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Stratasys 3D printing is an agile solution for designing, testing and manufacturing injection molds.  3D printed injection molds are fairly low cost, quick turnaround method of testing mold designs and injected materials prior to mass production. And here’s a major new innovation that’s further faci … [Read more...]

New Compact Dental 3D Printer Brings Big Versatility to Smaller Labs


Once again Stratasys is expanding the world of digital dentistry with a dental 3D printer that sets new standards for price and performance. The new, affordable Objet30 Dental Prime levels the playing field for smaller labs by bringing professional quality digital dentistry applications right to the … [Read more...]

Student 3D Prints Life-changing Baby Bottle for Preemies

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Ravid Koriat, a recent graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, used personal inspiration for her final project in Industrial Design. A conversation with her sister-in-law about the challenges of nursing and pumping “mother’s milk” prompted Koriat to design a new style of fee … [Read more...]