3D Printed Silicone Mold Perfects Performance for Harmonica Players

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If only harmonica players had three hands, they would be able to easily hold a microphone while using their other two hands to play. Just ask Dror Adler from the world renowned Adler Trio. Fifty years after he started performing, Adler came up with an idea to develop a unique microphone enclosure th … [Read more...]

3D Printed Hockey Stick a Hit with “Miracle on Ice” Goalie Jim Craig

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The 2014 Winter Olympics may be over but the memory of the 1980 Miracle on Ice lingers on. Stratasys recently had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker Jim Craig at an event in Lake Tahoe, California. Craig said he sees the future of 3D printing and the impact Stratasys is having on the way thing … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Adventurers Star in New Music Video (and in yours)

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When the directors of “We Are Explorers,” a music video created for the Australian synthpop group Cut/Copy, wanted to emphasize the enormous scale of the world, they turned to 3D printing. Two characters, portrayed using multiple figurines just a couple of inches tall, represent not only the … [Read more...]

Dassault Systèmes’ Bleu Travels the 5 Stages of Car Design with Multi-material 3D Printing

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When engineers at CATIA/DS wanted to show potential customers how they can prototype an automobile with 3D printing, they took the process to a new level! Showing off the capabilities of their Objet260 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer from Stratasys, a team led by Xavier Melkonian created “Project B[Read more...]

How 3D Printed Motorcycle Prototypes Accelerate New Model Delivery

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Polaris Motorcycles, based in Minnesota, revived a classic motorcycle brand thanks to 3D printing! The iconic Indian motorcycle brand was bought and revitalized by Polaris, already the producers of the Victory line. Polaris used both traditional and modern modeling methods to bring three differen … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview with the Big Wheel in 3D Printed Automotive Manufacturing

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As car manufacturers continue to discover the benefits of 3D printing for augmented manufacturing (assembly tools - jigs and fixtures) and alternative manufacturing (final end use parts), it seems like a good time to get some updates on a true 3D printed automotive phenomenon – the URBEE. We … [Read more...]

The Race is On for Lighter, Stronger, Faster 3D Printed Car Parts

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A childhood pastime was given an adult twist in Bogota, Colombia, as Formula Sena presented an event for university students to construct and race cars. Teams of students, working for a period of almost two years, used engineering and technical smarts to build both gas and electric powered cars.  Th … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printers Help Light Up the Developing World

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The idea of leveraging renewable energy sources to bring electricity to the developing world is a potential solution to a serious global problem. Companies are using 3D printing to shape and test innovative concepts and designs that can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. … [Read more...]

The Man Behind the Mask: Designer Francis Bitonti on 3D Printed Fashion Fusion

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Francis Bitonti, a New York City-based architect and fashion designer, has debuted a 3D printed mask at the Wearable Futures conference in London. The Francis Bitonti Studio has been actively exploring how 3D printed materials and design engineering can be used in fashion. The mask for Wearable Futu … [Read more...]

3D Printing Innovator Drives Custom Trike to Land Speed Record

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Brian Klock, Founder and President of Klock Werks Kustom Cycles, set a new World Land Speed Record while driving a unique trike on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah.  Klock is well known for his innovative vehicle parts and motorcycle designs. The unique three-wheeler was based on a … [Read more...]