Stratasys 3D Printing Dramatically Reduces Prototyping Time and Costs for Brightwake Blood Recycling

The final Hemosep, after iterative prototyping on the Stratasys Dimension 1200es 3D Printer

We’re used to stories where companies save considerable time and money with 3D printed prototyping. But a medical device company that’s using rapid prototyping to improve surgical outcome –  that deserves an even closer examination. During certain invasive surgeries, a patient often needs many un … [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...]

Cool Combo of Stratasys and MakerBot 3D Printing Technologies Rock This Snow Globe

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Our friends at Proto3000 have a great dose of holiday cheer! Taking the Canadian winter as inspiration, they’ve created an ingenious 3D printed snowglobe that highlights several different 3D printing materials. The “glass” globe is 3D printed with VeroClear, a PolyJet material, on the Objet260 Co[Read more...]

UAVs Manufactured On the Fly with FDM

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UAV Solutions Inc. in Jessup, Maryland, specializes in UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and UAV control systems. According to company CEO Bill Davidson, when the company bought their first Stratasys Dimension 1200es 3D Printer, they thought that it was an impressive technology – but they didn’t reall … [Read more...]

3D Printing Hollow Parts Using FDM Technology Saves Time, Money and Materials

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Creating end-use or prototyping parts, regardless of industry, can be a time-consuming and expensive process. FDM 3D printing technology offers a solution that blends quick turnaround with a financial benefit. What is it? Leaving the inside of a 3D print hollow, which uses less material, can add up … [Read more...]

Some Intriguing Notes on a 3D Printed Ukulele

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Since his 11th birthday, Matt W. has been making wooden instruments, such as violins. His day job is working for a company that designed and manufactured hand tools for the dry-wall industry. Recently, Matt was tapped to be his company’s 3D printing expert for new tool prototypes. Why was the com … [Read more...]

Entire City 3D Printed! 157-foot Replica of Stockholm Captures Everything But the Nobel Prize

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Martin Jonsson is the CEO and Founder of Mitekgruppen, a model-making company located in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. Since 1986, they have been making models and miniatures for architects, photographers, production companies, advertising agencies, filmmakers and similar clients.  Together with … [Read more...]

Building to new heights with 3D printing

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These are exciting times for architects who are pushing the technology envelope. 3D printing is not only offering new and better solutions for creating architectural models, but also changing the way buildings are built – check out this BBC article about a 3D printed canal home planned in Amsterdam. … [Read more...]