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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Stratasys at Paris Air Show: Showcasing the Value of Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

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As additive manufacturing continues to take off within the aerospace sector, the 51st Paris Air Show (June 15-21) is giving Stratasys the opportunity to explain to visitors how the technology is proving such a game changer for aerospace manufacturers and suppliers. From enabling companies to produce … [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...]