GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, Improving Home Appliance Design with Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing

First Build is using the latest 3D printing technology from Stratasys to bring innovative concepts to the appliance industry at a rapid rate. Photo courtesy of FirstBuild

FirstBuild was created from collaboration between GE Appliances, a subsidiary of GE, and Local Motors with the goal of creating a new innovation model for the consumer appliance industry. An industry first, FirstBuild is combining micro-manufacturing with 3D printing to design the next generation of … [Read more...]

New UV-Resistant ASA Thermoplastic Expands 3D Printed Outdoor Applications, Introduced at IMTS

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Stratasys has expanded the variety of outdoor and mechanical applications that can be 3D printed with the launch of its new ASA on September 8, at IMTS.  ASA (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate) is an all-purpose thermoplastic 3D printing material for Stratasys FDM-based 3D Printers and Production Syste … [Read more...]

Architectural Design Principles Can Be Applied to Jewelry with 3D Printing

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Stratasys has collaborated with architect and designer Jenny Wu, of Oyler Wu Collaborative, on her first 3D printed jewelry collection. The LACE collection is a line of 3D printed wearable designs, including necklaces and rings, inspired by line-based geometry and intricate, organic movement, which … [Read more...]

‘Titan American Built’ TV Series to Include Stratasys 3D Printing

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Titan Gilroy, now a manufacturing entrepreneur, overcame tremendous obstacles – including homelessness, abuse and prison time - to achieve success. This fall, his inspirational life story will be documented in a reality TV series, including the introduction of 3D printing services to his machine sho … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Speeds into NASCAR with Joe Gibbs Racing

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Stratasys 3D Printing made its NASCAR Nationwide Series debut Saturday afternoon, sponsoring the No. 11 Toyota Camry, driven by Elliott Sadler of the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team, at the U.S. Cellular 250. JGR has incorporated Stratasys' FDM 3D printing technology into their race program for m[Read more...]

3D Printed Robotic Gripper: Smarter Design, Faster Delivery, Better Value for Customer

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Digital Mechanics AB of Sweden combines its design and engineering experience with rapid prototyping technology to tackle challenging projects. Often the work demands more than a prototype. Recently, an injection molding customer asked Digital Mechanics to redesign a robotic gripper. After evaluatin … [Read more...]

14-Foot Creature Roaring Into Comic-Con with Stratasys 3D Printing

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What do you get when you combine the design genius of the Stan Winston School of Character Arts,  the creative mastery of Legacy Effects and Stratasys 3D printing? The answer of course is Bodock – the 14-foot walking-talking giant creature that just debuted on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Missed Bodo … [Read more...]

Stratasys Celebrates the Fortus of July: 3D Printed US Flag

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During Stratasys application engineer Mark Bashor’s first week on the job, he was charged with designing new display models for the showroom. “I noticed that we were in need of some patriotic flair. I came up with the idea of 3D printing our nation’s flag to showcase the Fortus 900mc 3D Production S … [Read more...]

Tools Without Tooling: How Additive Manufacturing is Changing the Way We Make…Everything

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Additive Manufacturing (AM) has been called the Next Industrial Revolution, improving virtually every aspect of the way products are made. Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) is a key component of  additive manufacturing, which generally describes the process of producing parts directly from digital … [Read more...]

Amazing Auto-Follow Sports Drone Flies With Stratasys 3D Printing

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Extreme sports enthusiasts will never miss a flip, turn or jump again with the new AirDog and AirLeash products from Latvia-based Helico Aerospace Industries. The AirDog is a programmable “quadcopter” drone that works with the AirLeash (a remote tracker worn on the wrist) to follow you while … [Read more...]