3D Printing Enables China’s Qingdao Haier Mold to Cut Prototyping Time for Home Appliances by up to 69%

End-use versus 3D printed component, produced with durable ABS-M30 material on the Fortus 900mc from Stratasys

With a population of over 1.3 billion, the homegrown consumer market in China is one of the largest in the world. Increasing purchasing power within China during past two decades has created a huge market for consumer products. Qingdao Haier Mold Co. is keeping its competitive edge by using 3D print … [Read more...]

World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV Tops 150 MPH with Lightweight Stratasys Materials

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Aurora Flight Sciences, a Virginia-based manufacturer specializing in advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems, is pushing the envelope of UAV design by teaming up with Stratasys to create the world’s first jet-powered, 3D printed aircraft. Using 80% 3D printed parts, the UAV is compose … [Read more...]

ULA Saves $1M Annually While Pushing Boundaries of Additive Manufacturing with Stratasys


The world of 3D printing extends well beyond the boundaries of our planet. The United Launch Alliance (ULA) changed the game of aerospace exploration earlier this year when they announced a shift from traditional metallic applications to additive manufacturing using Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeli[Read more...]

Stratasys’ 3D Printing of Prosthetic Devices Spurs Innovation for Veterans at VA Make-a-thon


The VA Innovation Creation Series: Prosthetic and Assistive Technologies Challenge welcomed 125 designers, engineers, students, teachers and veterans to the make-a-thon event held in Richmond, Virginia, last week. Fourteen Stratasys FDM-based 3D printers, ranging from MakerBots to the Fortus 450mc,[Read more...]

Veteran’s Essential Tremor Addressed By Stratasys with 3D Printed Glove at VA Innovation Creation Event

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Experience the magic of a make-a-thon event in this brief video filmed at the Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Challenge. The two-day event, which is held by the VA (US Department of Veterans Affairs) in collaboration with Stratasys, brings together veterans, designers, 3D printers and 3D printi … [Read more...]

Join Stratasys and VA’s Innovation Creation Series in ‘Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Design Challenge’ for Veterans

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Stratasys, in collaboration with the VA Innovation Creation Series is calling on all designers, engineers, and novice users of 3D printing to join the Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Challenge, held July 28-29 in Richmond, Virginia. Hosted by the VA Assistive Technology Program and VA Center fo … [Read more...]

Personalizing New Daihatsu Copen Robe Roadster Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Daihatsu Copen were created with Stratasys 3D printing

The Japanese car company Daihatsu is giving customers a unique, personalized driving experience. Designers Kota Nezu and Junjie Sun used the Daihatsu Copen Roadster, a car that was totally redesigned and re-introduced to the market in 2014, as their base to introduce customized elements such as Stra … [Read more...]

Helicopter Blade Prototype Tooling Costs Reduced By 70% with Stratasys 3D Printed Soluble Cores


For over 30 years, Automated Dynamics has worked with customers to create innovative composite structures using high-performance automation equipment, meeting some of the biggest manufacturing demands in the aerospace, automotive, defense, and petroleum industries. Working with Stratasys FDM-based ( … [Read more...]

3D Printing Beats Steel for BMW Prototype: Clemson University Saves 75% on Costs for Deep Orange Project

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Clemson University, one of the top 20 universities in the country according to US News and World Report, is home to the nations only graduate Department of Automotive Engineering located at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). In addition to excellent resear … [Read more...]

Space Station's Mobile Freezers: A Challenge Only Solved with 3D Printing’s Unique Thermal, Tensile and Geometric Properties

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OK, we confess when we first heard about transporting freezers in space, we thought the story concerned getting Haagen Dazs up to the astronauts.  But actually it’s much more scientific than that. Engineers and scientists at The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Center for Biophysical Sciences [Read more...]