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Innovative Product Designs Honored in 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. This worldwide contest gives students in secondary and post-secondary educational institutions the opportunity to redesign an existing product or to c … [Read More...]

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

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

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 syste … [Read More...]

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United Launch Alliance to Launch Atlas V Rocket with Stratasys 3D Printed Parts, Reducing Production Time and Costs

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is taking Stratasys 3D printing technology to new heights, using it to develop enhanced, low-cost production tooling and to reduce production costs for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets’ flight hardware. ULA’s new initiati … [Read More...]

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Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Chosen by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft

Stratasys additive manufacturing continues to impact the aerospace industry with this exciting news about Airbus. The leading aircraft manufacturer has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Product[Read More...]

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New Tips on Mass Finishing for FDM Parts

I'm continually experimenting with advanced techniques for mass finishing batches of parts built with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology, and I plan to keep updating you as I make discoveries. I found it's possible to leave support on parts that have small interior pins or clips to protec … [Read More...]

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...]