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

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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...]

Complex Geometries and Material Properties of Stratasys 3D Printing Enable Unique Coral Structures for Sony Underwater Store

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Global electronics powerhouse Sony wanted to create a unique shopping experience to promote a special feature of their Xperia line of tablets and smartphones. Sony’s creative agency in Dubai, FP7/DXB, fashioned a pop-up store unlike any other, featuring displays for the phones and tablets that were … [Read more...]

Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Chosen by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft

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Stratasys additive manufacturing continues to impact the aerospace industry with this exciting news about Airbus. The leading aircraft manufacturer has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems for use on A350 XWB aircraft, which began delivery in December 2014. … [Read more...]

Lamborghini Accelerates and Perfects Automotive Engineering with Stratasys 3D Printed Prototypes and Track-Ready Parts

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With a 50 year heritage that has seen its brand become synonymous with extreme and uncompromising automotive design, Lamborghini relies upon the most cutting edge technologies to uphold its reputation for automotive excellence. Meeting this objective is aided by the company’s continued use of Strata … [Read more...]

United Launch Alliance to Launch Atlas V Rocket with Stratasys 3D Printed Parts, Reducing Production Time and Costs

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) is taking Stratasys 3D printing technology to new heights, using it to develop enhanced, low-cost production tooling and to reduce production costs for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets’ flight hardware. ULA’s new initiative introduces the robust FDM thermoplastic, ULTEM … [Read more...]

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

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“Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since eac … [Read more...]

3D Printed Thermoplastics versus Metal: Why Volvo Trucks Chose Additive Manufacturing for 30 Engine Assembly Tools

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You have to be tough and efficient to be a Volvo Truck engine.  These ultra-reliable paradigms of automotive innovation are built for the long haul with maximum productivity.  The manufacturing and assembly tools used to build them also have to be tough and efficient.  Which is why Volvo Trucks is n … [Read more...]