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3D Printed Soluble Cores Keep Porsche Purring!

Champion Motorsport has built its reputation on impressive victories in auto racing.  That same winning technology is now available in a line of aftermarket performance products for Porsche cars, including turbo inlet ducts for the Porsche 997 aka Po … [Read More...]

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How 3D Printing Customized Jigs and Fixtures Saves Rutland $60,000 Per Year

Rutland Plastics is a custom injection molding company located in Rutland, United Kingdom that produces products for a wide range of companies and industries. Because each project is unique, Rutland must create complementary jigs and fixtures to posi … [Read More...]

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The Top 10 Stratasys Blog Posts from 2014: Cars, Monsters and Manufacturing

As we wrap up 2014, it's time to take a look back at some of the amazing 3D printing stories and videos we've had the privilege to feature here on the Stratasys 3D Printing Blog. We’ve highlighted the Top 10 most popular stories that show how far 3D … [Read More...]

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Stratasys 3D Printing Allows Normal to Design, 3D Print and Deliver Customized Earphones in 2 Days!

At best, earbuds don’t fit perfectly. At worst, they’re painful and have awful sound quality. The “one size fits all” approach leaves a lot to be desired. While smartphones are innovating at a remarkable pace, their acco … [Read More...]

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You Can Mass Finish FDM Parts

For additive manufacturing applications where surface finish is important but volumes are too high for hand-finishing, I've long suspected that mass finishing would work. This time-tested method of polishing parts by the batch is traditionally used on metal components, so I set to work experimenting … [Read More...]

Straight Talk on the Accuracy of Fortus 3D Production Systems

While making CAD designs, do you ever wonder how faithfully they'll be rendered on a 3D printer? Have you asked yourself how dimensionally accurate the 3D printed part would turn out? You might be surprised at how far rapid prototyping has come in terms of accuracy. Whenever we design a part, we … [Read More...]

Design With FDM Technology in Mind

All design requires consideration of the manufacturing method, even for digital manufacturing. Some key considerations when Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology is your method of choice are: Conserving support material Ensuring feature strength Reducing build time This is easy if yo … [Read More...]