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New White Paper Explains How to Cut Tooling Costs By 3D Printing Your Own Jigs and Fixtures

Just about every manufacturing facility uses jigs and fixtures in its operation. They can range from range from organizational bins and tool holders for 5S (a workplace organizational methodology) to templates, guides and gauges. And they can be as s … [Read More...]

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Stratasys Recycling Program Good for Our Customers’ Business and the Environment

Stratasys recently announced its new recycling program, which offers our North American customers the ability to recycle their FDM canisters and PolyJet cartridges free of charge. The program brings significant business benefits to Stratasys c … [Read More...]

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How 3D Printed EOATs are Helping Robotics Get a Grip in Manufacturing

Robotics are playing an expanding role in manufacturing, increasing efficiency and accuracy for a wide range of assembly and gripping function. But the robot is only as good as its EOAT, or end-of-arm tooling. End of arm tools are the “hands” of r … [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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3D Printed Robotic Gripper: Smarter Design, Faster Delivery, Better Value for Customer

Digital Mechanics AB of Sweden combines its design and engineering experience with rapid prototyping technology to tackle challenging projects. Often the work demands more than a prototype. Recently, an injection molding customer asked Digital Mechanics to redesign a robotic gripper. After evaluatin … [Read More...]

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Watch a 3D Printed Robot Make News for Engineering Students

Picture it: A robot opens the school day by making the morning announcements, ticking off the remaining days of school on his fingers. This may sound like the opening scene of a science fiction flick, but it is just another school day for the students of Johns Creek High School. Meet Jarvis, a 3D pr … [Read More...]

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3D Printed Injection Molds Help Whale Reduce Risk and Re-Engineering, Cutting Product Lead Time by 97%

“This is hugely revolutionary for our business. We have already seen the technology take months off of our product development process and that in turn minimizes risk. In fact, I estimate that we’ve shortened our R&D process by up to 35% with Stratasys 3D printing. Add that on top of the 20% we’re a … [Read More...]