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First Build is using the latest 3D printing technology from Stratasys to bring innovative concepts to the appliance industry at a rapid rate. Photo courtesy of FirstBuild

GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, Improving Home Appliance Design with Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing

FirstBuild was created from collaboration between GE Appliances, a subsidiary of GE, and Local Motors with the goal of creating a new innovation model for the consumer appliance industry. An industry first, FirstBuild is combining micro-manufacturing … [Read More...]

Winston Hendrickson, VP Creative Media Solutions at Adobe Software, featuring one of the models from the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer by Stratasys

From Auto Racing to Fashion and Everything in Between, Stratasys Shines at London 3D Printshow

The third annual London 3D Printshow wrapped up Saturday. This year’s show highlighted the artistic aspects of 3D printing in the Art Gallery section, in collaboration with show sponsor Adobe, as well as a Music Room filled with 3D printed instrument … [Read More...]

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Why the New Objet500 Connex2 is Great News for Manufacturers

The new triple-jetting Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printer was introduced this week by Stratasys at IMTS 2014 in Chicago and is expected to set new standards for 3D printing price/performance and high throughput additive manufacturing. For … [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...]

Engineering Corner

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...]

Excerpt 1: Justifying Additive Manufacturing through Jigs & Fixtures

Most people associate additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing with concept models and prototypes that are used to improve product design and speed product development. Makers of AM equipment have also shown dramatic reductions in time and cost when using AM to make manufacturing tools like jigs a … [Read More...]