Solid Concepts Employee 3D Prints Personalized Pistol

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After having created the first firearm 3D printed in metal, in November of last year, 3D printing service bureau and recently acquired Stratasys subsidiary Solid Concepts has created a sequel. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Solid Concepts 3D Prints Another Metal Gun, ‘Reason’, a 10mm Auto 1911

In yet another move which may send shivers down the spines of law enforcement agencies around the world, while at the same time exciting techies and firearm advocates, Solid Concepts has revealed yet another 3D... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed 1911 3d printed gun metal gun reason solid concepts

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Unveiling 3D Printed Skateboards – Solid Concepts Design Challenge Winners


The Solid Concepts 3D Printed Skateboard Design Challenge was a success. Whether you designed a board or cast a vote for one: Thank you! The post Unveiling 3D Printed Skateboards – Solid Concepts Design Challenge Winners appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. We are grateful to all who participated. Making Of: 3D Printed Skateboards This challenge is made possible through the advances in 3D printing (aka additive manufacturing).

Additive Manufacturers Build NEMO Vehicle to Explore Deadly Underwater Caves

3D Design 3D Printing blue holes Colorado State University Corey Jaskolski Hydro Technologies National Geographic Innovation Fellow NEMO solid concepts underwater cave diving underwater exploration device 3d printed Cave diving is, per attempt, the single most dangerous sport on Earth. The men and women who take it on are regularly faced with cave-ins, blackouts, and panic-inducing conditions.

Skateboard Design Challenge Winners


The winners of the Solid Concepts Skateboard Design Challenge are Brian Hamilton, Sebastian Ayau and Tas Oszkay. Thanks to all who participated; it was a tough competition against many evocative and engaging designs. Which design was your favorite?

Precision ADM Receives Strategic US Private Investment

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Joe Allison co-founded Solid Concepts in Valencia, CA in 1991 which lead the 3D printing industry for many years as a parts manufacturer and software provider. Precision ADM Solid Concepts Stratasys Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

NASA-Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Partners With SOMOS® to Accelerate Stereolithography Material Innovation

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing will apply 25 years of experience in SL from legacy companies Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies, collaborating with the Somos® development team to beta test new Somos® materials before they hit the market.

RAPID 2014 Slot Car Design Challenge


Solid Concepts’ Miguel Landeros entered the RAPID 2014 Slot Car Design Challenge with a beautiful model inspired by indy race cars. What inspired the design for your car? I was mainly inspired by the indy race cars while I was designing the slot car.

DIY 3D Printing: University of Arizona students design and launch.

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3D design and printing software. University of Arizona students design and launch 3d printed rocket. This project was developed with help of Solid Concepts. Click here for more posts in category: diy , rocket , solid concepts , space , students , university , USA.

Art Center Students Win Award for Rubber Band Car


Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design is well-known for producing top-notch automotive designers. The post Art Center Students Win Award for Rubber Band Car appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

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To 3D Print a Rocket


We recently covered a story on University of Arizona students successfully designing and launching a 3D printed high power rocket. By applying the design capabilities of 3D printing with the material performance of high-grade thermoplastic ULTEM, the students saw huge […].

3D Printing with Artist Daksh Sahni


Last summer we worked on a captivating 3D printed installation with designer Daksh Sahni. Daksh Sahni is an architectural designer turned computer gaming designer. The post 3D Printing with Artist Daksh Sahni appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Building the Ridgewing Guitar


Tim White, a veteran of molding and robotics, set out to rethink the fundamental architecture and design that comprise guitars. The post Building the Ridgewing Guitar appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

More than a Model


Dave Halley assures me such mounting configurations are fairly standard for a Honda GX35 engine, but not much of the model airplane he designed and built himself is “standard”. The post More than a Model appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Innovation in High Power Rocketry Using 3D Printing


A part I had designed required form and fit assembly testing; we 3D printed a replica using Stereolithography (SLA). The post Innovation in High Power Rocketry Using 3D Printing appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Wholesale Manufacturers Move from Molding to 3D Printing


Tri-Coastal Design is a wholesale manufacturer for common home goods stores – Kohls, Home Goods, TJ Maxx and Walmart, to name a few. The 30-year-old company began its bath division twelve years ago, designing and manufacturing personal care items. The post Wholesale Manufacturers Move from Molding to 3D Printing appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Reason TV report on 3d printing: From Guns to Pastries

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Aleph Objects'' Harris Kenny (a former Reason Foundation policy analyst), who discussed the power of open source design and how 3D printing is allowing scientists to create cheap prosthetics and lab equipment. Scott McGowan of Solid Concepts, which created the first 3D-printed metal gun.

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Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

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The majority of the 700 respondents are familiar with additive and it’s benefits–79% know AM gives users access to more complex design capabilities. The respondent makeup was 47% engineer, 15% designer, 14% executive, 13% other, and 9% project manager.

Stratasys Ltd.-Jenny Wu Works with Stratasys 3D Printing to Create Dazzling Jewelry with Unique Geometries and Designs

Additive Manufacturing

Nasdaq: SSYS ), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has collaborated with architect and designer Jenny Wu , of Oyler Wu Collaborative, on her first 3D printed jewelry collection. The leading LACE design is the Tangens necklace.

Stratasys-UCF Students Design Robotic Arm For Child Using Stratasys 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Design file for robotic arm will be published online for public access. His dreams came true thanks to UCF engineering students who designed and 3D printed a functional prosthetic arm. Manero, along with his team, dedicated seven weeks for their design.

5 Things to Know About Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

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Process and manufacturing engineers have an intimate knowledge of each technology and work together to find inventive uses of the process methods to manufacture challenging designs and high-requirement components. Stratasys Direct holds a patent for a special metals design feature. One example of our engineers inventing a manufacturing solution is a patented design feature developed in 2016 for self-supporting internal passageways for powder metal additive manufacturing.

3 Dangers Society Faces From 3D Printing

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Two years ago a company called Solid Concepts 3D printed a classic 1911 metal gun, which was pretty much the same as any firearm one would purchase from a gun supplier. I consider myself a tech-optimist.

Outsourcing options for 3D printing

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For Confederate Motors, its collaboration with 3D Systems On Demand Manufacturing, Quickparts, has given the bespoke motorcycle company the ability to turn even its most wildly imaginative designs into physical reality. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor.

3D Printing the Next Spacesuit


One of them is the development of the Z-2 spacesuit, whose design has benefited from 3D printing. A detailed report on TechRepublic explains that the Z-Series of spacesuits are designed for extra-vehicular activity.

Stratasys Inc.-Leading Artists Showcase Intricate Pieces Achievable with Multi-Material 3D Printing at Acadia

Additive Manufacturing

Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced its collaboration with a prestigious line-up of artists for this year’s ACADIA (the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture) conference, 23-25th October, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace: FAA-Approved Air Duct for ‘Flying Eye Hospital’ Produced in Just Days

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Orbis began by reaching out to Structural Integrity Engineering (SIE), an aerospace company that re-designs, re-builds and re-claims old and unused aircraft. 3D printing processes are very viable for complex fitting and design, which would normally cost quite a bit if machined,” Curran said.

Stratasys 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge is Now Accepting Submissions

Additive Manufacturing

Open to students worldwide, this annual 3D printing challenge invites students in engineering, design and art or architecture to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished or to redesign an existing product. Design creativity.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing-Survey Reveals 3D Printing’s Imminent Impact on Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

The report is based on an independent survey of 700 designers, engineers and executives – 40 percent of whom are employed by companies with over $50 million in revenue. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing sampled 700 professional users of 3D printing to identify current and future trends.

Stratasys and the UPS Store Bring 3D Printing Services to Nearly 100 Franchise Locations Nationwide

Additive Manufacturing

Customers can bring a Computer Aided Design (CAD) file to participating locations and 3D print their product design using Stratasys 3D printing technology, to help refine their ideas, reduce development costs, and reduce time-to-market.

Stratasys Introduces New 3D Printing Curriculum for Vocational, College and University Educators

Additive Manufacturing

They will also be able to better prepare their students for future careers as 3D printing is becoming an intrinsic part of the design and manufacturing processes in leading companies,” Linor says. Design and print objects containing moving parts without assembly.

RepRap: Blog: Inside 3D Printing

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The event will feature more than thirty speakers, including people from Solid Concepts Inc, Autodesk, Inc., Featured sessions will include Digital Materials, Spotlight on Fashion, Design Tools in the Age of 3D Printing, Transforming Education Through 3D Printing, Art & Architecture: Redefining the Future of Design, How Professional Investors are Playing the 3D Printing Boom, and 3D Printing Firearms: The End of Gun Control? RepRap: Blog.

First Offering of Its Kind Equips Manufacturers to Take Advantage of the Disruptive Power of 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Services are available for engineers, designers and management teams to understand when and where to utilize 3D printing and how to integrate these advanced technologies into their production workflow.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing – 3D Printing Gives Flight to Humanitarian Efforts

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Structural Integrity Engineering (SIE) is an aerospace company that re-designs, re-builds and re-claims old and unused aircraft. We were able to design mounting feature attachment fittings into the actual part. by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

Stratasys and Worrell Accelerate Medical Device Development with 3D Printed Injection Molds

Additive Manufacturing

Worrell is a leading design firm with the expertise and infrastructure necessary to integrate injection molding and 3D printing within the product development cycle.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing-Growing Services and Expanding Capacity to Meet the Needs of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Industry

Additive Manufacturing

We’ve figured out process controls, post-processing methods and design configurations for DMLS and we can transfer that expert knowledge to customers. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing was formed when three leading additive manufacturing service companies were combined: Solid Concepts Inc.,

6 Best Publicly-Listed 3D Printing Companies

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With clients across several industries including transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, design and engineering, 3D Systems seems to be one of the most robust companies that you can rely on to endure the ongoing downturn of the industry’s stock price. The subsidiaries under Stratasys are some of the most recognized names in the 3D printing industry: MakerBot, RedEye on Demand, Solid Concepts, and GrabCAD.

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Stratasys 3D Prints Costumes and Props for “Guardians…

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These time savings have allowed Pearmain and his team to go from design to virtually completed, accurate prototypes in a few days, as opposed to a few weeks. “Similarly, we might send concept files to the team there to tweak and return for outputting here, so it’s all about a fast, seamless operation that again helps us save time.”

3D Printed Surgical Tool Transforms ACL Reconstruction

Additive Manufacturing

After refining the design using Fused Deposition Modeling™ (FDM ® ), Dr. Piasecki and DanaMed Inc. needed a manufacturing process that could efficiently produce the complex surgical instrument at an affordable price and provide the freedom necessary to make design changes on the fly.

Stratasys Strengthens Services Offering with Addition of Dr. Phil Reeves and Consulting Team from Econolyst

Additive Manufacturing

This Division will complement Stratasys’ other Services offerings, which are designed to help customers build their Additive Manufacturing vision and strategy, support implementation and optimize 3D Printing workflows.

Stratasys-German University Revolutionizes Electric Car Production with Stratasys 3D Printing via StreetScooter Project

Additive Manufacturing

Using revolutionary design and production methods, the StreetScooter project was developed by the Production of Engineering of E-Mobility Components ( PEM ) of Aachen University. (1)

GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, will use Crowdsourcing and Stratasys 3D Printing to Invent Next Generation of Home Appliances

Additive Manufacturing

GE Appliances , a subsidiary of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) in collaboration with Local Motors , established FirstBuild, a new model for the appliance industry aimed to allow concepts to rapidly reach the marketplace.

Exclusive – Stratasys Direct Manufacturing at the Forefront of Additive Manufacturing in Medicine

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Having in-house expertise and industry knowledge also contributed to producing and designing these complex parts quickly and economically.