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Stratasys Celebrates the Fortus of July: 3D Printed US Flag

During Stratasys application engineer Mark Bashor’s first week on the job, he was charged with designing new display models for the showroom. “I noticed that we were in need of some patriotic flair. I came up with the idea of 3D printing our nation’s … [Read More...]

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3D Printing Sounds Great to Audiowings’ Wireless Headphone Design Team

British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for the technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings, using its Objet30 Pro 3D Printer by Stratasys. Audiowings are luxury wire … [Read More...]

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Silicone Molding 2.0 – A New Pattern of Savings with Additive Manufacturing

Like many other manufacturing techniques, silicone molding is getting a 3D printing makeover with big resulting savings in production time and costs. Also known as Room Temperature Vulcanizing (RTV), silicone molding is a very efficient, economica … [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...]