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Larry King 3D Printed – and Impressed – by Stratasys

Stratasys’ Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Jon Cobb, sat down with Larry King to discuss the amazing possibilities of 3D printing on the show Larry King Now. After 25 years at CNN at the helm of Larry King Live, King now hosts and pro … [Read More...]

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3D Printed Record by Bacardi Beginnings Makes Music for British Charity

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 pr … [Read More...]

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3D Printing Unleashes Creativity at UMN’s Toy Product Design Class Hosted by MIT Alumnus Barry Kudrowitz

Every year, the Toy Product Design class at the University of Minnesota, taught by MIT alumnus and inventor Barry Kudrowitz, hosts an event called Playsentations. The Playsentations are a set of presentations that combine theatrical and live demon … [Read More...]

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Stratasys 3D Printing Gives Architects Finer Details and More Display Options for 2017 San Francisco Skyline

Steelblue and Autodesk recently introduced the largest ever 3D printed model of the San Francisco skyline, 3D printed on two Objet500 Connex Multi-material 3D Printers by Stratasys. Projecting the planned skyline in 2017 … [Read More...]

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Excerpt 4: Justifying Additive Manufacturing through Jigs & Fixtures

Rp+m is a strategic partner of Thogus, a custom plastic injectin molder. Rp+m uses additive manufacturing a.k.a 3D printing to produce 3D-printed 5S production aids that are crucial in Thogus’ push for operational efficiency. 5S is a method of maintaining a neat and orderly work space that places al … [Read More...]

Excerpt 3: Justifying Additive Manufacturing through Jigs & Fixtures

Oreck, a manufacturer of commercial and consumer vacuums, was an early adopter of direct digital manufacturing or rapid manufacturing by building jigs and fixtures with what was then called a rapid prototype machine. Whether used for prototyping or manufacturing, the equipment is now known as an add … [Read More...]

Excerpt 2: Justifying Additive Manufacturing through Jigs & Fixtures

Digi, the wireless networking device manufacturer, originally justified the purchase of an additive manufacturing (AM) machine based on savings from rapid prototyping. Within a year of purchasing a FDM machine, however, Digi expanded its use into applications such as building fixtures with integrate … [Read More...]