Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Chosen by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft

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Stratasys additive manufacturing continues to impact the aerospace industry with this exciting news about Airbus. The leading aircraft manufacturer has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems for use in the first-of-type A350 XWB aircraft, delivered in Decembe … [Read more...]

United Launch Alliance to Launch Atlas V Rocket with Stratasys 3D Printed Parts, Reducing Production Time and Costs

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) is taking Stratasys 3D printing technology to new heights, using it to develop enhanced, low-cost production tooling and to reduce production costs for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets’ flight hardware. ULA’s new initiative introduces the robust FDM thermoplastic, ULTEM … [Read more...]

Customized 3D Printed Headset/Handset Kit for Unique Interactive Art Exhibit Delivered Quickly and Affordably

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University art departments have been among the early adopters of 3D printing.  Artists, designers, and creative thinkers are applying this disruptive technology to produce complex works of art that would have been proven costly, time-consuming or otherwise impossible with traditional forms of fabric … [Read more...]

New Travelling Exhibit Featuring 3D Printing in Space Brings the Experience to Millions

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Stratasys is pleased to partner with the Science Museum of Minnesota for its new exhibition, Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience. The Science Museum of Minnesota, in partnership with the California Science Center, NASA and other science museums, has developed the Space exhibit to educate people abou … [Read more...]

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

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“Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since eac … [Read more...]

Watch 3D Printed Airbox Drive Improved German Race Car Performance

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The team at HTW Motorsport in Germany is taking additive manufacturing to the track with a 3D printed airbox for a Formula-style BRC14 race car. Derived from a student project at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany, HTW Motorsport’s latest success follows an ongoing relationship wi … [Read more...]

3D Printed Thermoplastics versus Metal: Why Volvo Trucks Chose Additive Manufacturing for 30 Engine Assembly Tools

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You have to be tough and efficient to be a Volvo Truck engine.  These ultra-reliable paradigms of automotive innovation are built for the long haul with maximum productivity.  The manufacturing and assembly tools used to build them also have to be tough and efficient.  Which is why Volvo Trucks is n … [Read more...]

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace: FAA-Approved Air Duct for ‘Flying Eye Hospital’ Produced in Just Days

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Orbis, an organization dedicated to providing ophthalmic training to communities around the world, utilizes airborne training facilities they have named Flying Eye Hospitals. Orbis’s goal is to eliminate unnecessary blindness, which afflicts 39 million globally and is preventable with proper medical … [Read more...]

New White Paper Explains How to Cut Tooling Costs By 3D Printing Your Own Jigs and Fixtures

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Just about every manufacturing facility uses jigs and fixtures in its operation. They can range from range from organizational bins and tool holders for 5S (a workplace organizational methodology) to templates, guides and gauges. And they can be as sophisticated as robotic end-effectors (grippers) o … [Read more...]

Stratasys Recycling Program Good for Our Customers’ Business and the Environment

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Stratasys recently announced its new recycling program, which offers our North American customers the ability to recycle their FDM canisters and PolyJet cartridges free of charge. The program brings significant business benefits to Stratasys customers: Eliminate waste disposal shipping co … [Read more...]