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Lightweight Leg Brace Cost-Effectively Customized for Perfect Fit with Stratasys 3D Printing

Braces or splints are a part of life for many who have experienced serious illness or injury. Widely used to support limbs which cannot take a person’s full weight, the design of braces seems to be in desperate need of a makeover. Or Steiner, an indu … [Read More...]

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Stratasys Showcases 3D Printing Innovations at Materialise World 2015

More than 1,000 participants converged on the Square Conference Center in Brussels to discuss the latest developments and trends in additive manufacturing at Materialise World 2015. The 25th anniversary of this industry event was sponsored by Stratas … [Read More...]

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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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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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Jamming With 3D Printers at the University of Chicago

No, not the guitar-playing jamming…  In the world of material science, “jamming” is what occurs when the volume available to a bunch of grains in a granular material (such as sand) gets so small that the grains jam into each other, effectively getting stuck. Depending on the shape of the grains, the … [Read More...]

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3D Printing Puts the Vroooom in Formula Style Race Car

Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International  (previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers). The competition was started in 1978 and involves student teams from around the world. Each team designs, builds, tests and races a small-scale formula style racing c … [Read More...]

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Additive Manufacturing Speeds Design Changes For Leptron

Companies that produce unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have been quick to take advantage of additive manufacturing (AM) to generate rapid iterations of complex designs to increase performance and reduce time to market. AM also enables many UAS manufacturers to manufacture in low volume while meeting c … [Read More...]