Ship Shape Prototypes Produced 70% Faster with In-house 3D Printer

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Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA), a German-based shipping and marine supplier, has reduced lead times for prototype ship model components by 70% and production costs by 30% by bringing Stratasys 3D printing in-house. Since the installation of its Objet Eden350V 3D Printer, the company has been … [Read more...]

Student 3D Prints Life-changing Baby Bottle for Preemies

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Ravid Koriat, a recent graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, used personal inspiration for her final project in Industrial Design. A conversation with her sister-in-law about the challenges of nursing and pumping “mother’s milk” prompted Koriat to design a new style of fee … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Honda Access Takes Car Accessory Customization into the Fast Lane with Stratasys 3D Printed Prototypes

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What do you need from your set of wheels? Is it a functional workhorse, or does it have to reflect your personality? More and more, car owners’ accessories and style choices set their vehicles apart. An entire industry exists to support automobile customization, and Stratasys 3D printing is playing … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm Helps Annika Meet New Challenges… and Winter the Dolphin!

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Annika Emmert was born with amniotic banding, resulting in a shorter right arm and a hand that did not form properly.  Her arm was shaped at a 45 degree angle, requiring surgery to straighten it before her first birthday in order to prepare the limb for an eventual prosthetic device.  Today, at ten … [Read more...]

Learn How to Reduce Costs and Improve Production Agility for Silicone Molds with 3D Printed Patterns

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Silicone molding is a manufacturing process for parts used in prototyping, functional testing and short-run production. Obtaining good results out of the mold requires the use of strong, accurate mold patterns. These patterns are typically machined from metal or wood, but the process is usually time … [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...]

A Water-Tight Case for 3D Printed Injection Molds: Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Meets Ultrasonic Welding

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The Arad Group is a world leader in the field of water measurement solutions. The company designs, manufactures and sells its cutting edge water meters to residential, bulk, irrigation and water management companies around the world. Millions of Arad’s water meters are already installed, and the com … [Read more...]

Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká Gives 6-Year Old Boy Bionic Hand Created by Limbitless Using Stratasys 3D Printer

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Kids pursuing their passions provide terrific inspiration for the team at Limbitless Solutions. Working out of a lab at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Limbitless Solutions creates individualized 3D printed bionic limbs for children that match both their anatomy and personality. These fanta … [Read more...]

The Real Cutting Edge: Getting a Handle on Stone Age Tools with Stratasys 3D Printing

‘Stone hand-axe’ number 5; Custom, ergonomic axe handle 3D printed in Stratasys VeroGray material. Photo credit: Moti Fishbain

Stone-age hand-axes were a functional utility tool as well as prehistoric status symbol, demonstrating primeval man’s ability to adapt, innovate and use technology to improve his lifestyle and long-term existence. Among the stone-age community dating back to the Paleolithic Period some 700,000 years … [Read more...]