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3D Printed Surgical Models Improving Implant Surgery While Saving Time and Money in Twelve UK Hospitals

To understand why 3D printed surgical guides are making such an impact on medical procedures, you need look no further than Replica 3DM. This innovative supplier of medical and commercial 3D printed models is using its Stratasys 3D Printers to … [Read More...]

Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Booth: “Transforming Manufacturing Today” at EuroMold 2014

Learn How to Reduce Manufacturing Time & Costs in Four EuroMold 2014 Videos

Additive manufacturing is changing the way we plan, design and produce products. By augmenting traditional manufacturing processes with 3D printed production tools, molds and final parts, additive manufacturing can accelerate delivery times … [Read More...]

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4,500 Year Old Goddess Attracts New Visitors After Being 3D Printed By Japanese Museum

Precious historical antiques become more accessible, preserving history while educating the public on national heritage, with 3D printing Finally, a museum is encouraging patrons to touch the art. The Yamagata Prefectural Museum, in Yamagat … [Read More...]

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Stratasys 3D Printing Allows Normal to Design, 3D Print and Deliver Customized Earphones in 2 Days!

At best, earbuds don’t fit perfectly. At worst, they’re painful and have awful sound quality. The “one size fits all” approach leaves a lot to be desired. While smartphones are innovating at a remarkable pace, their acco … [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...]