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...]

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...]

Mini 3D Printed Satellites Lowering Manufacturing and Launch Costs

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Recreational space travel may not be on the near horizon, but 3D printing is making space more accessible! Small 3D printed satellites – some only 10cm square – are being launched routinely for industry and research. Phillip Keane’s CubeSat was recently named one of Virgin Media Business’ Three New [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...]

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...]

Creating Cool New Applications with 3D Printing Support Material: Sensational Soluble Cores

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FDM soluble support material holds much more value than just support. In fact, some of our customers purchase FDM-based machines in part to use the soluble support itself.  On the Fortus 3D Production Systems, the model material can be changed to support material, leading to a host of new and unique … [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...]