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 with a painful limp that would never go away– at least not without a replacement. Oreo’s veterinarian contacted the Ort[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...]

3D Printed Fashion Revolution Continues at São Paulo Fashion Week 2014

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Brazil is certainly an excitement magnet this year! The newest collection of renowned Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço, which debuted at São Paulo’s Fashion Week in April, featured some breathtaking 3D printed accessories. To design and fabricate these pieces, the designer and his team had the supp … [Read more...]

How Legacy Effects Dressed RoboCop with Stratasys Multi-material 3D Printing

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When your business depends on heroes, villains and monsters, it really pays to stay on the cutting edge of technology. Just ask legendary Hollywood special effects studio Legacy Effects. They‘ve been using Stratasys 3D printing to create memorable characters for such blockbusters as Avatar, Pacific … [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...]

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...]