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...]

Stratasys’ 3D Printing of Prosthetic Devices Spurs Innovation for Veterans at VA Make-a-thon


The VA Innovation Creation Series: Prosthetic and Assistive Technologies Challenge welcomed 125 designers, engineers, students, teachers and veterans to the make-a-thon event held in Richmond, Virginia, last week. Fourteen Stratasys FDM-based 3D printers, ranging from MakerBots to the Fortus 450mc,[Read more...]

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...]