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...]

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...]

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...]

Japanese Consumer Products Rolling Out Faster with 3D Printing

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With increasing pressure to get products to market faster, we’re seeing more and more companies shake off the shackles of traditional manufacturing processes and move to additive manufacturing. Take the example of Japanese consumer products company IRIS Ohyama, which launches over 1,000 new products … [Read more...]

3D Printed Fashion Revolution Continues at São Paulo Fashion Week 2014

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Brazil is certainly an excitement magnet this year! The newest collection of renowned Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço, which debuted at São Paulo’s Fashion Week in April, featured some breathtaking 3D printed accessories. To design and fabricate these pieces, the designer and his team had the supp … [Read more...]

3D Printing Reconstructs a 12-Year-Old Boy’s Skull After Grave Injury From Accident

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In 2007, medical DT3D representatives aided in the skull reconstruction of a 12-year-old boy who had been gravely injured in an accident. The challenge was not only to rebuild part of the cranium but to allow for the child’s continued growth. DT3D researcher Peter Yoshito Noritomi explained, “If we … [Read more...]

Watch a 3D Printed Robot Make News for Engineering Students

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Picture it: A robot opens the school day by making the morning announcements, ticking off the remaining days of school on his fingers. This may sound like the opening scene of a science fiction flick, but it is just another school day for the students of Johns Creek High School. Meet Jarvis, a 3D pr … [Read more...]

Mini 3D Printed Satellites Lowering Manufacturing and Launch Costs

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Recreational space travel may not be on the near horizon, but 3D printing is making space more accessible! Small 3D printed satellites – some only 10cm square – are being launched routinely for industry and research. Phillip Keane’s CubeSat was recently named one of Virgin Media Business’ Three New [Read more...]

Air and Sea Applications Land in the Desert at AMUG 2014

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Chalk up another resounding success for AMUG. The 2014 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Annual Education & Training Conference in Tucson, Arizona drew a record number of people, with over 600 total registrants from 15 different countries - all users of commercial additive manufacturing. … [Read more...]