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Space Station's Mobile Freezers: A Challenge Only Solved with 3D Printing’s Unique Thermal, Tensile and Geometric Properties

OK, we confess when we first heard about transporting freezers in space, we thought the story concerned getting Haagen Dazs up to the astronauts.  But actually it’s much more scientific than that. Engineers and scientists at The University of Alabama[Read More...]

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Complex Geometries and Material Properties of Stratasys 3D Printing Enable Unique Coral Structures for Sony Underwater Store

Global electronics powerhouse Sony wanted to create a unique shopping experience to promote a special feature of their Xperia line of tablets and smartphones. Sony’s creative agency in Dubai, FP7/DXB, fashioned a pop-up store unlike any other, featur … [Read More...]

Neri Oxman’s lauded TED Talk reveals Stratasys 3D printed wearable designed to host living matter. Photo credit: Bret Hartman, courtesy of TED.

Neri Oxman’s 3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearables Shine New Light on Art, Design, Science & Technology at TED2015

Architect, designer and long-term 3D printing collaborator Prof. Neri Oxman has revealed the world’s first 3D printed photosynthetic wearable, embedded with living matter, on the TED2015 stage in Vancouver. Oxman unveiled Mushtari, an artwork 3D p … [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...]