14-Foot Creature Roaring Into Comic-Con with Stratasys 3D Printing

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What do you get when you combine the design genius of the Stan Winston School of Character Arts,  the creative mastery of Legacy Effects and Stratasys 3D printing? The answer of course is Bodock – the 14-foot walking-talking giant creature that just debuted on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Missed Bodo … [Read more...]

3D Printed Record by Bacardi Beginnings Makes Music for British Charity

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A super-cool engineering project, featuring a 3D printed LP record created on a Stratasys Objet500 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer, hit the streets of London in December 2013. A two-day-only pop-up shop, sponsored by Bacardi Beginnings, sold a 3D printed single as a fundraiser for the British music … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Prints World Cup Stadium for Grand Finale

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Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Arena Maracanã soccer stadium was originally built for the 1950 World Cup. More than 60 years later, it is still looking beautiful thanks to a recent renovation project by the architectural firm Fernandes Arquitetos Associados. The firm began the project in 2010, deciding … [Read more...]

Stratasys Celebrates the Fortus of July: 3D Printed US Flag

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During Stratasys application engineer Mark Bashor’s first week on the job, he was charged with designing new display models for the showroom. “I noticed that we were in need of some patriotic flair. I came up with the idea of 3D printing our nation’s flag to showcase the Fortus 900mc 3D Production S … [Read more...]

3D Printing Sounds Great to Audiowings’ Wireless Headphone Design Team

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British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for the technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings, using its Objet30 Pro 3D Printer by Stratasys. Audiowings are luxury wireless headphones that sync with online music servic … [Read more...]

Silicone Molding 2.0 – A New Pattern of Savings with Additive Manufacturing

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Like many other manufacturing techniques, silicone molding is getting a 3D printing makeover with big resulting savings in production time and costs. Also known as Room Temperature Vulcanizing (RTV), silicone molding is a very efficient, economical solution for producing relatively small volumes … [Read more...]

3D Printed Blow Molds Perfect for Short Run Packaging Production

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Plastic packaging is a common part of everyday life: bottles; containers for foods, beverages, medicines and more fill our pantry shelves and recycling bins.  Thin-walled and hollow plastic bottles (later filled with the customer’s product) are made on a large scale with a process called blow moldin … [Read more...]

Learn the 5 Ws of 3D Printing Your Own Jigs & Fixtures

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If you’re looking to improve manufacturing productivity, efficiency and quality, this webinar is for you.  With additive manufacturing, jigs & fixtures, patterns and other assembly tools can be produced in just hours for a fraction of the cost of CNC produced tools.  Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D pri … [Read more...]

Amazing Auto-Follow Sports Drone Flies With Stratasys 3D Printing

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Extreme sports enthusiasts will never miss a flip, turn or jump again with the new AirDog and AirLeash products from Latvia-based Helico Aerospace Industries. The AirDog is a programmable “quadcopter” drone that works with the AirLeash (a remote tracker worn on the wrist) to follow you while … [Read more...]

Spanish Automotive and Aeronautics Industries Getting a Lift with 3D Printed Functional Prototypes

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Providing tangible models for clients to use in their own presentations and sales pitches is a terrific niche for Spanish service provider Lupeon 3D. Founded early in 2013 by two engineers (industrial and mechanical), Lupeon is now 3D printing with Objet PolyJet 3D printing technology and creating t … [Read more...]