Customized 3D Printed Brace for Panthers’ Linebacker Could Make Super Bowl History!

The arm brace for Panthers' linebacker Thomas Davis was 3D printed by Whiteclouds on a Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer.

What do you do if you’re a linebacker in the NFL and you break your arm two weeks before the Super Bowl? Well that’s what happened to Thomas Davis, All-Pro star linebacker for the Carolina Panthers. Thomas broke his right forearm in a January 24 game against the Arizona Cardinals, winning him a trip … [Read more...]

Stratasys Custom Materials Development Enables ESD-Safe 3D Printed Aerospace Parts

This avionics box, 3D printed with Stratasys ESD PEKK material, can dissipate electrical charge buildup without relying on post-processing steps to prepare the production part.

Custom Materials Development Enables Printed Parts for Aerospace that are Electrostatic Discharge Safe. ESD PEKK is available on demand from Stratasys Advanced Materials. By Scott Sevcik, Director, Aerospace & Defense Business Development, Stratasys Once a satellite is launched, there is no way … [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...]

World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV Tops 150 MPH with Lightweight Stratasys Materials

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Aurora Flight Sciences, a Virginia-based manufacturer specializing in advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems, is pushing the envelope of UAV design by teaming up with Stratasys to create the world’s first jet-powered, 3D printed aircraft. Using 80% 3D printed parts, the UAV is compose … [Read more...]

Daniel Widrig’s New 3D Printed Art Collection Explores Futuristic Human Form

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Acclaimed artist and designer Daniel Widrig is collaborating with Stratasys to create a futuristic 3D printed art collection. The collection, entitled Descendants, is due to be unveiled at the upcoming ‘GLOBALE: Exo-Evolution’ exhibition, which will be held at ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsru … [Read more...]

Stratasys and Adobe To Bring Game-Changing Color 3D Printing to Creatives

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Stratasys and Adobe have announced at Adobe MAX that they are partnering to bring high-quality color 3D printing to creative professionals around the world. The two companies will begin by removing workflow and product barriers to enable creatives to easily transform their designs into vibrant and d … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

ULA Saves $1M Annually While Pushing Boundaries of Additive Manufacturing with Stratasys

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The world of 3D printing extends well beyond the boundaries of our planet. The United Launch Alliance (ULA) changed the game of aerospace exploration earlier this year when they announced a shift from traditional metallic applications to additive manufacturing using Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeli[Read more...]

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

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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...]