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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Features Stratasys 3D Printed Costumes and Props, Lead Times Cut By 50%

3D Printing has Revolutionized the Quality and Turnaround Times in the Movie Prop and Costume Shop Stratasys customer FBFX Ltd. has revolutionized their approach to movie costume and prop creation with the use of Objet Connex Multi-material 3D Pri … [Read More...]

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Make It In the New Economy – A Primer for Manufacturing Excellence

In the inspiring book, One Hundred Thirteen Million Markets of One – How The New Economic Order Can Remake The American Economy, author Chris Norton describes a society that has dramatically shifted from merely price- and value-based consumption to a … [Read More...]

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3D Printing Emotions? Try Turning Your Love Story Into Art!

Can an inanimate object embody emotion? Combining the science of Estudio Guto Requena and the technology of Stratasys 3D Printing, it certainly can. Here’s how it works. The folks over at Estudio Guto Requena in Sao Paulo, Brazil approached subjec … [Read More...]

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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 du … [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...]