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...]

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

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“Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since eac … [Read more...]

Watch 3D Printed Airbox Drive Improved German Race Car Performance

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The team at HTW Motorsport in Germany is taking additive manufacturing to the track with a 3D printed airbox for a Formula-style BRC14 race car. Derived from a student project at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany, HTW Motorsport’s latest success follows an ongoing relationship wi … [Read more...]

3D Printed Thermoplastics versus Metal: Why Volvo Trucks Chose Additive Manufacturing for 30 Engine Assembly Tools

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You have to be tough and efficient to be a Volvo Truck engine.  These ultra-reliable paradigms of automotive innovation are built for the long haul with maximum productivity.  The manufacturing and assembly tools used to build them also have to be tough and efficient.  Which is why Volvo Trucks is n … [Read more...]

New Stratasys Dental 3D Printer a Breakthrough for Digital Dentistry Precision, Productivity and Patient Satisfaction

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The new flagship of the digital dentistry world - the Objet260 Dental Selection 3D Printer – is premiering tomorrow at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. Now dental and orthodontic labs can produce ultra-realistic dental models with multiple materials and colors in a single print. … [Read more...]

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace: FAA-Approved Air Duct for ‘Flying Eye Hospital’ Produced in Just Days

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Orbis, an organization dedicated to providing ophthalmic training to communities around the world, utilizes airborne training facilities they have named Flying Eye Hospitals. Orbis’s goal is to eliminate unnecessary blindness, which afflicts 39 million globally and is preventable with proper medical … [Read more...]

Intricate Italian Fashion Pieces Designed and Produced in Hours With Stratasys Color Multi-material 3D Printing

3D printed in VeroClear and VeroMagenta simultaneously, and combining rigid and soft materials, the shoes fully utilize the power of Stratasys’ Connex3 triple-jetting technology

Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani, a leading Italian footwear molds manufacturer, has unveiled an exciting six-piece fashion collection created using Stratasys' unique triple-jetting Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Production System. Inspired by naturally occurring curves with a futuristic t … [Read more...]

3D Printers Decreasing Drone Design and Developments Costs While Catering to Customization

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Specialist company deploys 3D printing for both prototype and customized end-use parts production Unmanned aircraft systems (drones) for civilian commercial applications are one of the most exciting disruptive technologies these days. With more than 200 of its aircraft already in use, Netherl … [Read more...]

Stronger, More Colorful Prototypes, Production Parts with New 3D Printing Materials

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Color ASA Thermoplastics allow you to bypass further painting or finishing steps, saving time and money Endur Digital Materials are ideal for challenging geometries and repetitive testing – produce durable prototypes with thin walls, living hinges, snap-fits and moving or assembled parts Stratasys … [Read more...]