3D Printed Silicone Mold Perfects Performance for Harmonica Players

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If only harmonica players had three hands, they would be able to easily hold a microphone while using their other two hands to play. Just ask Dror Adler from the world renowned Adler Trio. Fifty years after he started performing, Adler came up with an idea to develop a unique microphone enclosure th … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Dramatically Reduces Prototyping Time and Costs for Brightwake Blood Recycling

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We’re used to stories where companies save considerable time and money with 3D printed prototyping. But a medical device company that’s using rapid prototyping to improve surgical outcome –  that deserves an even closer examination. During certain invasive surgeries, a patient often needs many un … [Read more...]

Stratasys’ New Endur 3D Printing Material Looks and Functions Like Polypropylene

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This week, Stratasys expanded its portfolio of 3D printing materials with Endur, a new PolyJet 3D printing material. Endur has the chemical characteristics and composition to give models and prototypes a polypropylene-like look and functionality, much like the characteristics of standard plastics. … [Read more...]

See the World Premiere of Neri Oxman’s Gemini Acoustic Chaise at Le Laboratoire, Paris

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Watch a short video of the opening festivities including initial reactions from the lucky first nighters. A fully packed Le Laboratoire, Paris was the venue for the successful premiere of the Gemini acoustic chaise. Gemini was designed by Neri Oxman, Architect, Designer and Professor of Media … [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...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Adventurers Star in New Music Video (and in yours)

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When the directors of “We Are Explorers,” a music video created for the Australian synthpop group Cut/Copy, wanted to emphasize the enormous scale of the world, they turned to 3D printing. Two characters, portrayed using multiple figurines just a couple of inches tall, represent not only the … [Read more...]

Stratasys Color Multi-Material 3D Printing: a Sound Idea for Oxman’s Gemini Acoustic Chaise

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Neri Oxman, Architect, Designer and Professor of Media, Arts and Science at MIT Lab, in collaboration with Professor W. Craig Carter, Department of Materials Science and Engineering of MIT, has continued to push the envelope of Stratasys color multi-material 3D printing - based on the Objet Connex c … [Read more...]

British Prime Minister Cameron Presents Stratasys 3D Printed Sculpture to Israeli President Peres

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During his recent visit to Israel, British Prime Minister David Cameron gave Israeli President Shimon Peres a special token of friendship that symbolizes the two countries’ scientific research collaboration.  The diplomatic gift was a 3D printed sculpture that represents the tiny particles common to … [Read more...]

South African Designer Finds Paradise in Stratasys Color, Multi-material 3D Printing

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We knew the new Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer would create waves in the fashion world but we didn’t how quickly they would reach our shore.  Dr. Michaella Janse van Vuuren is a creative thinker who actually found paradise in the system’s colorful, multi-material properties. Hai … [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...]