Fender Rocks Amp Design, Slashes Time to Market By More than 50% with Stratasys 3D Printed Prototypes

Fender used 3D printing to produce small parts like knobs on the G-DEC® amplifier, which accelerated the time to market by up to 12 months.

Over the last 69 years, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has established its position as the premier brand of guitars, amplifiers, PA sound equipment and foot pedals used by today’s leading performers and music enthusiasts. The American manufacturer has improved its time to market by 30-40% th … [Read more...]

Lightweight Leg Brace Cost-Effectively Customized for Perfect Fit with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Braces or splints are a part of life for many who have experienced serious illness or injury. Widely used to support limbs which cannot take a person’s full weight, the design of braces seems to be in desperate need of a makeover. Or Steiner, an industrial designer, applied his training and experien … [Read more...]

Neri Oxman’s 3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearables Shine New Light on Art, Design, Science & Technology at TED2015

Neri Oxman’s lauded TED Talk reveals Stratasys 3D printed wearable designed to host living matter. Photo credit: Bret Hartman, courtesy of TED.

Architect, designer and long-term 3D printing collaborator Prof. Neri Oxman has revealed the world’s first 3D printed photosynthetic wearable, embedded with living matter, on the TED2015 stage in Vancouver. Oxman unveiled Mushtari, an artwork 3D printed by Stratasys and the world’s first wearable … [Read more...]

ClearCorrect Expands Production Capacity for Orthodontic Aligners by 30 Percent with Additional Stratasys 3D Printers

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ClearCorrect LLC, a leading manufacturer of clear orthodontic aligners, has added more Objet Eden500V 3D Printers to its sizable fleet of Stratasys 3D Printers. With this addition, ClearCorrect will realize a 30 percent increase in its capacity to produce custom-made orthodontic aligners since all a … [Read more...]

Service Bureau Shifts Gears from Metal to 3D Printed Injection Molds - Design to Test Parts Reduced to Just 7 Hours

This 3D printed injection mold was produced in just a few hours on the PolyJet-based Objet500 Connex3 3D Production System from Stratasys

Accelerated injection molding applications are unlocking new business models for companies like Milacron LLC, a global full-line supplier of injection molding, blow molding and extrusion machines, hot runners, mold technologies, process control systems and fluid technology. The prototyping service p … [Read more...]

For Large-scale Additive Manufacturing Demanding Speed, Versatility and Size, Stratasys Introduces the Multi-material Objet1000 Plus

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If you’re designing large parts, medium parts or lots of small parts for high value applications like automobiles and aircraft, you want an additive manufacturing system built for maximum versatility. So today’s announcement from Stratasys on the new large-scale Objet1000 Plus 3D Production System i … [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 Heart Models Helping Doctors Optimize Surgical Plans for Complex Operations

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A team of doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are exploring new avenues to improve surgical preparations and patient care. The hospital recently partnered with the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) to produce a 3D printed heart model of … [Read more...]

Intricate Italian Fashion Pieces Designed and Produced in Hours With Stratasys Color Multi-material 3D Printing

3D printed in VeroClear and VeroMagenta simultaneously, and combining rigid and soft materials, the shoes fully utilize the power of Stratasys’ Connex3 triple-jetting technology

Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani, a leading Italian footwear molds manufacturer, has unveiled an exciting six-piece fashion collection created using Stratasys' unique triple-jetting Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Production System. Inspired by naturally occurring curves with a futuristic t … [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...]