Wearable Tech Prototype Costs Reduced by 85% with Stratasys 3D Printing

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3D printing gives clients a true sense of the finished product in this marriage of fashion and technology A recent analysis by ResearchMoz, as quoted by Geektime, predicts that, “The global Wearable Technology Market…is expected to reach USD 5.8 billion in 2018…” To keep up with this rapidly … [Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printing Speeds into NASCAR with Joe Gibbs Racing

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Stratasys 3D Printing made its NASCAR Nationwide Series debut Saturday afternoon, sponsoring the No. 11 Toyota Camry, driven by Elliott Sadler of the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team, at the U.S. Cellular 250. JGR has incorporated Stratasys' FDM 3D printing technology into their race program for m[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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]