Stratasys 3D Printing Keeps NASA Satellite On Time and On Budget – FDM Strong Enough for Space

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We’re pleased to announce a new frontier in aerospace 3D printing. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has partnered with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to 3D print 30 antenna array supports for the FORMOSAT-7 Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate (COSMIC-2) sate … [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...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Allows Normal to Design, 3D Print and Deliver Customized Earphones in 2 Days!

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At best, earbuds don’t fit perfectly. At worst, they’re painful and have awful sound quality. The “one size fits all” approach leaves a lot to be desired. While smartphones are innovating at a remarkable pace, their accompanying earphones aren’t keeping up. But Nikki Kaufman is here to change all … [Read more...]

Nick Ervinck Recreates Motion Effects in Full-Color 3D Printed Artworks for Stratasys’ “Sixth Element” Collection at EuroMold

BRETOMER: Designed by Nick Ervinck and produced on the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer

We’re excited to showcase our collaboration with award-winning designer Nick Ervinck to produce five pioneering artworks for “The Sixth Element” collection. These pieces will be unveiled alongside two other high-profile artist collaborations at Stratasys’ first ever art gallery at EuroMold, Nov. 25 … [Read more...]

Revolutionary New Electric Car Built and Tested in One Year with Objet1000 Multi-material 3D Production System

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A new breed of car has been born. Using revolutionary design and production methods, the StreetScooter C16 Short Distance Vehicle was built by the team at Aachen University using an Objet1000 Multi-material 3D Production System by Stratasys. 3D Printing was used for all of the vehicle’s exterior … [Read more...]

UCF Uses Stratasys 3D Printing to Create Life-Changing Prosthetic Arm for Six-Year Old

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University of Central Florida (UCF) engineering students have developed a robotic arm for 6-year-old Alex Pring, using a Dimension Elite 3D Printer by Stratasys. Born without his right arm, Pring always dreamed of climbing trees or shaking hands. His dreams came true thanks to UCF engineering stu … [Read more...]

The Happy Tail of Oreo and His 3D Printed Patella

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Oreo, a six year old dog residing in Canada, suffered a dislocated left hind patella. The patella was surgically removed to relieve the pain, but the beloved mixed breed pup developed a limp after surgery which left him unable to run and play. Oreo’s veterinarian contacted the Orthopaedic Inn[Read more...]

3D Printing Emotions? Try Turning Your Love Story Into Art!

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Can an inanimate object embody emotion? Combining the science of Estudio Guto Requena and the technology of Stratasys 3D Printing, it certainly can. Here’s how it works. The folks over at Estudio Guto Requena in Sao Paulo, Brazil approached subjects and asked them to recount a love story. During … [Read more...]

Streamlined Kitesurfing Board Uses Stratasys 3D Printed Parts To Attempt Record Channel Crossing

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Harnessing the power of both sea and wind, five kite-surfers are attempting to cross the Bristol Channel in a world’s first, while their competitors aim to reach the same destination overland by car. The team’s unique kitesurfing boards were produced by 3D printing using a Fortus 3D Productio[Read more...]