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Amazing Auto-Follow Sports Drone Flies With Stratasys 3D Printing

Extreme sports enthusiasts will never miss a flip, turn or jump again with the new AirDog and AirLeash products from Latvia-based Helico Aerospace Industries. The AirDog is a programmable “quadcopter” drone that works with the AirLeash (a remo … [Read More...]

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Spanish Automotive and Aeronautics Industries Getting a Lift with 3D Printed Functional Prototypes

Providing tangible models for clients to use in their own presentations and sales pitches is a terrific niche for Spanish service provider Lupeon 3D. Founded early in 2013 by two engineers (industrial and mechanical), Lupeon is now 3D printing with O[Read More...]

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Japanese Consumer Products Rolling Out Faster with 3D Printing

With increasing pressure to get products to market faster, we’re seeing more and more companies shake off the shackles of traditional manufacturing processes and move to additive manufacturing. Take the example of Japanese consumer products company I … [Read More...]

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3D Printed Soccer Ball Salutes World Cup

While Pelé might not have been talking about 3D printing when he called it “the beautiful game,” this stunning 3D printed soccer ball (or football depending on where in the world you live ) is a must see. Stratasys pa … [Read More...]

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Polishing Up Your Skills at our AMUG VeroClear Workshop

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference on April 14-18, 2013, in Jacksonville, Florida.  AMUG is an independent, industry-wide users group that gives its members a forum for learning and advancing the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies. Stra … [Read More...]

Injection Molds

3D Printing Offers a Giant Step for Short Run Injection Molds

This has to be one of the biggest (and most novel) innovations that 3D printing has to offer the world of traditional manufacturing - the ability to 3D print injection mold tools for short run injection molding. In the video example above, we show our mold tools 3D printed in Digital ABS material[Read More...]

New Tips on Mass Finishing for FDM Parts

I'm continually experimenting with advanced techniques for mass finishing batches of parts built with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology, and I plan to keep updating you as I make discoveries. I found it's possible to leave support on parts that have small interior pins or clips to protec … [Read More...]