NIDEK Cuts Surgical Eye Equipment Prototyping Costs by 75% with Objet 500 3D Printer

Italy based NIDEK Technologies, one of  the world’s largest producer of surgical eye equipment, is using the Objet500 Connex3 Multi-material, Color 3D Printer from AM industry leader Stratasys to accelerate clinical trial evaluations of its ophthalmological devices (vision diagnostic systems). The R&D division has reported a 75% reduction in prototyping costs, while cutting lead times by …

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First Chinese Built C919 Commercial Aircraft Flies with Non-Critical 3D Printed Parts

The first C919 aircraft commenced its maiden flight at Shanghai Pudong International Airport successfully on May 5th, 2017. According to Bright Laser Technologies (BLT) one of the metal 3D printer manufacturers that participated in the project, several 3D printed titanium parts were installed on COMAC’s C919 to reduce the aircraft’s …

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Amazone Works with Voxeljet and Altair on Giant Agricultural Machinery Part

Amazone develops and produces innovative agricultural technology with a high standard of quality, enabling and supporting modern and economical arable farming methods. With these standards in mind, Amazone leverages advanced development tools, processes, and manufacturing methods to contribute to its customers’ success. Agricultural machinery is used under very harsh and …

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Autodesk and Stratasys Collaborate on Generatively Optimized 3D Printed Rollerblades

In order to show off the latest advances in its generative design software, specifically Fusion 360, Autodesk partnered with Stratasys on production via FDM additive manufacturing of a pair of optimized 3D printed rollerblades. The skates which were designed by Matteo Crocetti, Technical Sales MFG EMEA, and Michele Bongiovanni, Senior …

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