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Watford Grammar School for Girls Wins 3D Printing Workshop, Presenting New Opportunities to Young Innovators

Where is the next generation of innovators coming from? A good place to find them is Watford Grammar School – founded in 1704.  A team of Watford students not only placed first in the WIRED Next Generation app contest, but the school also won a prize … [Read More...]

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The UPS Store Brings 3D Printing Services for Product Design to Small Businesses Nationwide

Special Twitter chat scheduled for small businesses on Tuesday, September 30 at 7pm ET using the hashtag  #3DPrintWeek Following the successful launch of its groundbreaking 3D printing pilot program in six markets across the US, The UPS Store® is … [Read More...]

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11th Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Now Accepting Entries

Stratasys is pleased to announce the opening of the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. Open to students worldwide, this annual 3D printing challenge invites students in Engineering, Design and Art, or Architecture to create a new … [Read More...]

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Stratasys Presents a 3D Printed Aircraft Interior at EuroMold 2014

Join Fred Fisher, Director of PolyJet and FDM Applications at Stratasys, as he presents a real aircraft interior 3D printed using a unique combination additive manufacturing technologies. The presentation was filmed at S … [Read More...]

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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...]

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...]