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3D Printing Unleashes Creativity at UMN’s Toy Product Design Class Hosted by MIT Alumnus Barry Kudrowitz

Every year, the Toy Product Design class at the University of Minnesota, taught by MIT alumnus and inventor Barry Kudrowitz, hosts an event called Playsentations. The Playsentations are a set of presentations that combine theatrical and live demon … [Read More...]

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Stratasys 3D Prints World Cup Stadium for Grand Finale

Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Arena Maracanã soccer stadium was originally built for the 1950 World Cup. More than 60 years later, it is still looking beautiful thanks to a recent renovation project by the architectural firm Fernandes Arquitetos Associa[Read More...]

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3DRV Road Trip Explores Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Product Design and Production

Ready for a road trip unlike any other? Stratasys is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 3DRV, a recreational vehicle tricked out with the latest 3D printing technology! The 3DRV is in the midst of the Driven by Design Tour, a seven-month journey through … [Read More...]

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New Stratasys Triple-Jetting 3D Printers Expand Multi-Material Opportunities for Designers and Manufacturers

Once again Stratasys is giving designers and manufacturers more options to shape the way things are made with the introduction of its new Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printers. Debuting this we … [Read More...]

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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...]

You Can Mass Finish FDM Parts

For additive manufacturing applications where surface finish is important but volumes are too high for hand-finishing, I've long suspected that mass finishing would work. This time-tested method of polishing parts by the batch is traditionally used on metal components, so I set to work experimenting … [Read More...]