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...]

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace: FAA-Approved Air Duct for ‘Flying Eye Hospital’ Produced in Just Days

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Orbis, an organization dedicated to providing ophthalmic training to communities around the world, utilizes airborne training facilities they have named Flying Eye Hospitals. Orbis’s goal is to eliminate unnecessary blindness, which afflicts 39 million globally and is preventable with proper medical … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Keeps NASA Satellite On Time and On Budget – FDM Strong Enough for Space

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We’re pleased to announce a new frontier in aerospace 3D printing. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has partnered with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to 3D print 30 antenna array supports for the FORMOSAT-7 Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate (COSMIC-2) sate … [Read more...]

Stronger, More Colorful Prototypes, Production Parts with New 3D Printing Materials

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Color ASA Thermoplastics allow you to bypass further painting or finishing steps, saving time and money Endur Digital Materials are ideal for challenging geometries and repetitive testing – produce durable prototypes with thin walls, living hinges, snap-fits and moving or assembled parts Stratasys … [Read more...]

A Strong Case for 3D Printing: R&D Technologies Helps an Active Child with Diabetes Stay Active

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Katherine Tokarski’s 10 year-old son was born with Type 1 Diabetes, a disease which requires extensive glucose monitoring. The Tokarski family carefully tracks their son’s levels with the help of a device called the Dexcom G4. This glucose monitoring system communicates with computers and mobile dev … [Read more...]