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Stratasys Further Advances Rapid Prototyping to Production Cycle with New J750 Materials

Stratasys if working to further consolidate its leadership in rapid prototyping and tooling applications by introducing new material compatibility for its flagship J750 full color, multi-material 3D printing solution, delivering additional functionality and versatility for rapid prototyping and tooling applications. Stratasys PolyJet Agilus30 rubber-like material and Digital ABS Plus engineering-grade material …

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MakerBot Helps Local Motors Cut OLLI Production Times by 90%

Reinventing itself as supplier of desktop prototyping tools, MakerBot helps Local Motors in streamlining production of the its OLLI autonomous vehicle. Local Motors, a disruptive tech and automotive company that designs and builds vehicles, is daring to uproot and redefine an entire industry. By setting up localized micro-factories that design …

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PADT and Stratasys Expand Additive Manufacturing Lab at MSU Denver

Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT) is teaming with Stratasys to unveil a first-of-its-kind additive manufacturing lab in Colorado – located at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. Expected to open later this fall, the Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory is unique to the state, dedicated to advance use of 3D …

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APWORKS and EOS Lead 3i-PRINT Project to Demonstrate the Potential of AM for Automotive

Altair, APWORKS, csi entwicklungstechnik, EOS GmbH, GERG, and Heraeus have used the front-end structure of a classic VW Caddy to demonstrate the full potential of industrial 3D printing within the automotive industry. The structure is very light, stable, and, at the same time, features a high degree of functional integration. …

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Packaging Manufacturer Can-Pack Turns to VShaper 3D Printing for New Bottle Designs

CP Glass S. A. is a subsidiary to CAN-PACK S.A. and a part of Can-Pack Capital Group – one of the biggest packaging manufacturer in Europe. Together with its subsidiaries it is a manufacturer of wide assortment of the highest quality glass packgagings used in the beer and spirits industries. …

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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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ARRK Expands AM Operations in UK, Poland and France with New ProX800 Industrial Systems

ARRK Europe, a leading product development and prototyping center, has made further investment in its Gloucester Prototyping Centre, with the installation of a new 3D Systems ProX800 stereolithography machine. ARRK’s head of Prototyping and 3D Printing Operations in Europe, Craig Vickers made the announcement which follows earlier investment at the …

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Eviation Uses 3D Printing to Develop All Electric Commuter Aircraft

In yet another high profile collaboration in the civil aviation industry, Stratasys the 3D printing is partnering with Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric air mobility solutions, by prviding its 3D printing technologies and expertise toward development one of the world’s first all-electric commuter aircraft. “In the next four years, Eviation aims to make regional …

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Parker Hannifin Open New Innovative AM Facility

Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has opened a new state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing learning and development center, located at Parker’s Corporate Technology Ventures facility in Macedonia, Ohio. The facility will serve as a center of excellence where Parker engineers can explore new applications of emerging technologies …

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Union Pacific Turns to 3D Printing to Help Modernize America’s Railroads

The railroad infrastructure is what really made America great. Today, much like other key infrastructures in the US, the US train network is having a hard time keeping up with the advancements made by other regions including Europe and Asia. While we wait for Elon Musk’s hyperloop, Union Pacific is …

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