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Zodiac Seats UK Flies Through Airline Seat Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

Designing an airline passenger seat is a highly complex undertaking involving hundreds of suppliers around the world working for years to meet one critical deadline. Since introducing a Stratasys Objet500 Connex1 Multi-Material 3D Printer, airline seat specialist, Zodiac Seats, a division of Zodiac Aerospace, has been able to relieve some …

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Carbon 3D Printed Parts Make Wine Research Faster and More Economical

Small-batch winemakers and academic researchers are always seeking new methods to further their understanding of the winemaking and yeast fermentation process. Important advances in wine research include improvements in testing equipment, as well as improved processes, including automation and robotics. In order to produce insights relevant to at-scale manufacturing, researchers …

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Ozbolat Lab at Penn State Uses CELLINK Bioprinter to Advance Cartilage Regeneration

As recently featured in a major TV news story (see video above) Dr. Ozbolat is working on advancing regenerative medicine and specifically the regeneration of implantable, bioprinted cartilage grafts. Ozbolat Lab has been conducting extensive research in this segment and is using a CELLINK Inkredible+ bioprinter to do it. Professor …

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Low Cost Desktop 3D Printing Used in High End Landscape Design

As recently highlighted by online magazine Total Landscape Care, 3D printing has become available to both small and large companies in every industry to take advantage of and the landscaping industry is no different. Company owner Kurt Kraisinger and his design team at Lorax Design Group used an Ultimaker 3 to focus on …

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PHYTEC Uses 3D Printed Electronics to Save Time, Lower Costs

3D printed electronics enables Germany’s PHYTEC to go from idea to prototype in one day. With increasing pressure to get new products to market faster, companies are constantly looking for ways to accelerate their product development cycle. In electronics development, traditional manufacturing techniques mean long and expensive lead times. Many …

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German RepRap X1000 Used to 3D Print First Autonomous Sailboat to Cross the Atlantic

Technology learns how to sail. This is the motto of Sailing Team Darmstadt, which has taken on the challenge of building an autonomous and energy self-sufficient sailboat that can cross the Atlantic Ocean. Since nobody has yet achieved this feat, a strategic plan needed to be laid out. The sailing …

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Materialise aMace Technology Used for Pelvic Reconstruction in Cancer Patients

New, 3D printed hip implants have made five bone cancer patients, two clinical teams and Materialise, very happy. Together with the orthopaedic departments of the University Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB), Switzerland and the Righospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, Materialise participated in a study to reconstruct periacetabular defects caused by tumors. Dr. Krieg and his …

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Don-Plast Uses VSHAPER GO 3D Printer for Prototyping of Decorative Goods

Don-Plast is one of Poland’s leading manufacturers of plastic decorative goods used in designing flats, gardens and balconies. The company continues to expand its customer base by attending international horticultural and landscape architecture exhibitions presenting interesting shapes of flowerpots, bowls and vases. Their production has been supported for some time …

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KLIO Is a Mass Customized, Generatively Designed, 3D Printed, Smart Mobility Concept Vehicle

Korean smart mobility firm KLIO Design participated in a mobility conference where innovative concepts were presented to increase smart mobility in South Korea. Smart mobility aims to reduce traffic jams, pollution, casualties and other negative aspects of mobility. KLIO 3D printed parts of their car to avoid the laborious step of mold …

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