3D Printed Record by Bacardi Beginnings Makes Music for British Charity

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A super-cool engineering project, featuring a 3D printed LP record created on a Stratasys Objet500 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer, hit the streets of London in December 2013. A two-day-only pop-up shop, sponsored by Bacardi Beginnings, sold a 3D printed single as a fundraiser for the British music … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Prints World Cup Stadium for Grand Finale

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Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Arena Maracanã soccer stadium was originally built for the 1950 World Cup. More than 60 years later, it is still looking beautiful thanks to a recent renovation project by the architectural firm Fernandes Arquitetos Associados. The firm began the project in 2010, deciding … [Read more...]

3D Printed Soccer Ball Salutes World Cup

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While Pelé might not have been talking about 3D printing when he called it “the beautiful game,” this stunning 3D printed soccer ball (or football depending on where in the world you live ) is a must see. Stratasys partner Proto3000 designed and 3D printed a multi-material soccer ball using their … [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 Printing Reconstructs a 12-Year-Old Boy’s Skull After Grave Injury From Accident

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In 2007, medical DT3D representatives aided in the skull reconstruction of a 12-year-old boy who had been gravely injured in an accident. The challenge was not only to rebuild part of the cranium but to allow for the child’s continued growth. DT3D researcher Peter Yoshito Noritomi explained, “If we … [Read more...]

Exploring a New World of 3D Printed Product Realism with Flexible Color Digital Materials

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Today we’re excited to unveil Stratasys’ extended range of flexible and rigid material options for the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer. With these new color palettes, Stratasys is continuing to expand your ability to improve the look, feel and functionality of your 3D printed parts. … [Read more...]

3D Printed Injection Molds Help Whale Reduce Risk and Re-Engineering, Cutting Product Lead Time by 97%

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“This is hugely revolutionary for our business. We have already seen the technology take months off of our product development process and that in turn minimizes risk. In fact, I estimate that we’ve shortened our R&D process by up to 35% with Stratasys 3D printing. Add that on top of the 20% we’re a … [Read more...]

Complex Geometries Curl Up with 3D Printing for Legendary Escher Lizard

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The Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher continues to fascinate and inspire more than 40 years after his departure. Especially well known for his mathematical bent and two-dimensional renderings of “impossible” three-dimensional geometries, workarounds for Escher’s tricky angles and structures have f[Read more...]

Air and Sea Applications Land in the Desert at AMUG 2014

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Chalk up another resounding success for AMUG. The 2014 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Annual Education & Training Conference in Tucson, Arizona drew a record number of people, with over 600 total registrants from 15 different countries - all users of commercial additive manufacturing. … [Read more...]

Stratasys’ New Endur 3D Printing Material Looks and Functions Like Polypropylene

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This week, Stratasys expanded its portfolio of 3D printing materials with Endur, a new PolyJet 3D printing material. Endur has the chemical characteristics and composition to give models and prototypes a polypropylene-like look and functionality, much like the characteristics of standard plastics. … [Read more...]