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America Makes Announces Complete, Qualified Database of Material Properties for Fused Deposition Modeling® (FDM®) Additive Manufacturing of ULTEM™ 9085 Resin

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The resulting hardware and software enhancements to the Fortus ® 900mc printer, Stratasys Certification Grade Filament, and validated process control documentation enable users to produce high-performance, low-variability printed parts.

Quickly Reverse Engineer with Simulation and 3D Print Your Random Broken Parts!


Our retractable marketing banners can take a serious beating being transported from event to event, and the latest casualty was a plastic support which holds up the banner itself. For the answer, I turned to SOLIDWORKS Simulation !

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Stratasys Expands Its 3D Printing Gamut with Two New Material Advances: FDM Carbon Fiber-Filled Nylon Capable of Replacing Metal, and Extra-Flexible, Tear Resistant PolyJet Family

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The impressive mechanical properties of FDM Nylon 12CF allow engineers to explore the possible transition from traditional metal parts to 3D printed plastic composites (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.).

3D Printing Living Hinge Prototypes: Best Practices


Living hinges are found in plastic packaging, dispensing caps, thermoformed clamshell packaging, and more. With Endur, which is a simulated polypropylene, you’re getting good durability for living hinges and snap fit components. FDM high performance: Fortus Using Nylon-12 Material.

Is it Time to Think Differently about 3D Printing?

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Generally, it’s just astonishment because they have the idea in their head, they might have a rough sketch on a piece of paper, and then we’ll show them a CAD model picture,” said Zak Glaeser, vice president of FH Design & Engineering ( ), an Ivyland, Pa.,