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14-Foot Creature Roaring Into Comic-Con with Stratasys 3D Printing

What do you get when you combine the design genius of the Stan Winston School of Character Arts,  the creative mastery of Legacy Effects and Stratasys 3D printing? The answer of course is Bodock – the 14-foot walking-talking giant creature that just … [Read More...]

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Larry King 3D Printed – and Impressed – by Stratasys

Stratasys’ Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Jon Cobb, sat down with Larry King to discuss the amazing possibilities of 3D printing on the show Larry King Now. After 25 years at CNN at the helm of Larry King Live, King now hosts and pro … [Read More...]

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3D Printed Record by Bacardi Beginnings Makes Music for British Charity

A super-cool engineering project, featuring a 3D printed LP record created on a Stratasys Objet500 Connex Multi-material 3D Printer, hit the streets of London in December 2013. A two-day-only pop-up shop, sponsored by Bacardi Beginnings, sold a 3D pr … [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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Straight Talk on the Accuracy of Fortus 3D Production Systems

While making CAD designs, do you ever wonder how faithfully they'll be rendered on a 3D printer? Have you asked yourself how dimensionally accurate the 3D printed part would turn out? You might be surprised at how far rapid prototyping has come in terms of accuracy. Whenever we design a part, we … [Read More...]

Design With FDM Technology in Mind

All design requires consideration of the manufacturing method, even for digital manufacturing. Some key considerations when Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology is your method of choice are: Conserving support material Ensuring feature strength Reducing build time This is easy if yo … [Read More...]

Excerpt 4: Justifying Additive Manufacturing through Jigs & Fixtures

Rp+m is a strategic partner of Thogus, a custom plastic injectin molder. Rp+m uses additive manufacturing a.k.a 3D printing to produce 3D-printed 5S production aids that are crucial in Thogus’ push for operational efficiency. 5S is a method of maintaining a neat and orderly work space that places al … [Read More...]