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LightPipe TN

Illuminating Product Design with Low Cost 3D Printed LED Light Pipes

This guest post was written by Marcus Weddle of CADDEDGE. If you’re a design engineer, you’re probably familiar with LED light pipes. For the rest of us, even if you don’t know the term, these little parts are so common that you’re likely within r … [Read More...]

Spoon TN

3D Printed Spoon Gives Visually Impaired Child New Handle on Independence

When 4 year old Anthony of Shelbyville, Kentucky lost his vision after an operation to remove a brain tumor, Wayne Whitworth, a family friend and former United States marine, offered a solution to help the little boy regain his independence. Whitwort … [Read More...]


Updating Asia’s 1000-Year-Old Mid-Autumn Festival with 3D Printed Chinese Lanterns

Among the many traditional Chinese festivals celebrated in Asia, the Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most colorful. It features tasty traditional Chinese food such as mooncakes (hence the name mooncake festival), pomelos, lotus seeds, and other rou … [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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CubeSat TN

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...]


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...]


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...]