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How 3D Printed Visualization Helps Architects Improve Design, Creativity and Customer Communication

Architecture, art, product design - even fashion - are all closely interrelated. They have in common the need for an iterative creative process that enables design visualizations to be shared with colleagues and customers – and allows for design chan … [Read More...]

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For Large-scale Additive Manufacturing Demanding Speed, Versatility and Size, Stratasys Introduces the Multi-material Objet1000 Plus

If you’re designing large parts, medium parts or lots of small parts for high value applications like automobiles and aircraft, you want an additive manufacturing system built for maximum versatility. So today’s announcement from Stratasys on the new … [Read More...]

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Customized 3D Printed Headset/Handset Kit for Unique Interactive Art Exhibit Delivered Quickly and Affordably

University art departments have been among the early adopters of 3D printing.  Artists, designers, and creative thinkers are applying this disruptive technology to produce complex works of art that would have been proven costly, time-consuming or oth … [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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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...]