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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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Mini 3D Printed Satellites Lowering Manufacturing and Launch Costs

Recreational space travel may not be on the near horizon, but 3D printing is making space more accessible! Small 3D printed satellites – some only 10cm square – are being launched routinely for industry and research. Phillip Keane’s CubeSat was recently named one of Virgin Media Business’ Three New [Read More...]

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Engineer 3D Prints Functional Hand Tools Including 110-Piece Tape Measure

Mechanical engineer Brian Daniels, who trained as an aerospace engineer, uses measuring devices and tools on a daily basis in his work. So far, he has prototyped a set of calipers and a wind-up tape measure that stretches to over four feet! Created on an Objet Eden 3D Printer, these tools are accura … [Read More...]

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Stratasys’ New Endur 3D Printing Material Looks and Functions Like Polypropylene

This week, Stratasys expanded its portfolio of 3D printing materials with Endur, a new PolyJet 3D printing material. Endur has the chemical characteristics and composition to give models and prototypes a polypropylene-like look and functionality, much like the characteristics of standard plastics. … [Read More...]