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3D Printing Helps Hexacopter Drone Soar Over Design Challenges

Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) has become a beacon of innovation for its adoption of additive manufacturing.  After successfully launching a 3D printing course last fall, based on the free Stratasys curriculum “Make Something That Moves Some[Read More...]

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High-End Fashion Collection Mimics Sea Structures with 3D Printed Digital Materials

The Austrian architect and designer Julia Koerner has unveiled The Sporophyte Collection. Comprised of three ready-to-wear, high-end fashion pieces, the collection was produced in collaboration with Stratasys on the Objet500 Connex3 multi-color, mult[Read More...]

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OpHeart: 3D Printing is the Game-Changer for Infant Heart Surgery

OpHeart, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide the best possible care for children born with life-threatening heart defects, has become a crusader for normalizing 3D printing medical practices across health care institutions. OpHeart’s founde … [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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You Can Mass Finish FDM Parts

For additive manufacturing applications where surface finish is important but volumes are too high for hand-finishing, I've long suspected that mass finishing would work. This time-tested method of polishing parts by the batch is traditionally used on metal components, so I set to work experimenting … [Read More...]

Straight Talk on the Accuracy of Fortus 3D Production Systems

While making CAD designs, do you ever wonder how faithfully they'll be rendered on a 3D printer? Have you asked yourself how dimensionally accurate the 3D printed part would turn out? You might be surprised at how far rapid prototyping has come in terms of accuracy. Whenever we design a part, we … [Read More...]

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...]