Fortus 450mc: Interview With A Senior Sales Engineer

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From functional prototypes with exacting tolerances, to manufacturing tools that perform under pressure, the Fortus 450mc 3D production system sets a high bar for speed, performance, and accuracy. What does the Fortus 450 excel at?

System Feature—Fortus 900mc

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The Fortus 900mc is the most powerful FDM-based additive manufacturing system for prototypes and production parts from Sratasys, with a 36″ x 24″ x 36″ build tray and unmatched accuracy, … Read More. The post System Feature—Fortus 900mc appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing.

Introducing Fortus 450mc & 380mc

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Leverage State-of-the-Art Ease of Use and Speed The all-new Fortus 380mc and 450mc 3D Production Systems available from FATHOM give designers and engineers optimal performance and a user-friendly interface for quick … Read More. The post Introducing Fortus 450mc & 380mc appeared first on FATHOM - 3D Printer Sales, Rapid Prototyping, Design.

3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc

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Production 3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer. Production 3D printers, like the Fortus 450mc, are ideal for engineers that require demanding flexibility to print larger-sized or many parts in an array of engineering-grade materials with high speed and unfailing throughput. The Stratasys Fortus 450mc is the second largest FDM printer in Stratasys’ Production Series lineup. Fortus 450mc Part. Learn More about the Fortus 450mc.

Exploring New Fortus 3D Printers

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The post Exploring New Fortus 3D Printers appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing. Every day, FATHOM helps companies go from concept to consumer in faster and more innovative ways by leveraging our team’s expertise and the cutting-edge technology at hand. To learn more … Read More.

Skills Inc. and the Fortus 450mc

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and the Fortus 450mc appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing. blog 3D printer 3d printing fortus manufacturing Skills Inc stratasysCompany Overview Skills Inc., is an aerospace supplier in the Seattle region with a unique distinction—the organization is also a nonprofit social enterprise with an incredibly diverse workforce. More than … Read More. The post Skills Inc.

Calibrating the Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer

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From functional prototypes with exacting tolerances, to manufacturing tools that perform under pressure, the Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D production system sets a high bar for speed, performance and accuracy. The Fortus 450mc provides three distinct advantages: a larger build envelope at 406 x 355 x 406 mm (16 x 14 x 16 in.), Calibrating the Fortus 450mc is a 3-step process and takes around 10 to 15 minutes depending on the state of calibration. Fortus 450mc dials.

Skorpion Engineering Uses Stratasys 3D Printing to Create Fast, Lightweight Automotive Prototypes

3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d printed automotive applications 3D printed automotive prototypes 3D printing case study automotive 3D printing Fortus 900mc Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer Object500 Connex3 Objet350 Connex3 3D Printer Skorpion Engineering stratasysWhile 3D printing has found a place in nearly every industry and business niche today, some of its uses are making more headway than others, such as the innovations springing from the automotive.

3D Printing Living Hinge Prototypes: Best Practices


Prototyping living hinges, on the other hand, is not so simple. The Right Printers for the Job To be clear, not every 3D printer is suited for functional prototyping of living hinges. FDM high performance: Fortus Using Nylon-12 Material. Running Nylon-12 requires a Fortus 360mc or higher, and results in a well-performing hinge using a single material throughout the part. The parts were designed in SOLIDWORKS and transferred over to the Fortus software as STL files.

Lamborghini 3D Printing Track-ready & Prototype Parts Via Stratasys Machines

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed automotive parts 3d printed car parts 3d printing lamborghini Fortus 400mc Production System lamborghini stratasys ULTEM 9085Since the inception of the automobile, it’s been the platform for showing off tantalizing color, flash, and futuristic innovative energy, all meant to entice us with the idea of speed and power. When you... View the entire article via our website.

Stratasys-New High-Volume FDM Material Box Increases Unattended Run Time for Stratasys’ Fortus 3D Production Systems

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Xtend 500 Fortus Plus delivers more than five times the output of standard canisters. Nasdaq: SSYS ), aleading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, introduced Xtend 500 Fortus Plus , a high-volume filament package for Fortus 3D Production Systems. Xtend 500 Fortus Plus is a new high-volume material box for Fortus 3D Production Systems, offering five times the output of standard canisters. Xtend 500 Xtend 500 Fortus Plus

Lamborghini Accelerates and Perfects Automotive Engineering with Stratasys 3D Printed Prototypes and Track-Ready Parts

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Meeting this objective is aided by the company’s continued use of Stratasys FDM-based 3D printing technology, which Lamborghini employs throughout the entire lifecycle of its parts, from rapid prototyping applications to direct digital manufacturing of end-use parts. We use our Fortus 3D Production Systems to typically – but not exclusively – produce high-performance aesthetic parts, including profiles and air conducts.”. Automotive Fortus

University of Warwick Uses Stratasys Fortus 3D Printer to Build “Most 3D Printed Vessel on the Grid” for Upcoming European International Submarine Race

Additive Manufacturing

Using its Stratasys Fortus 3D Printer, the Warwick Submarine team was able to produce the final manufactured parts 90% faster than using conventional methods, while saving £2000-£3,000 in costs. Having won the prestigious innovation award at last year’s championship for the high-use of Stratasys 3D printing within the prototyping of the submarine, the team decided to this year go a step further. Stratasys and Fortus are registered trademarks of Stratasys Ltd.

Spring s.r.l., Stratasys’ Largest Italian Service Bureau, Expands Direct Manufacturing Offering with Purchase of Fourth Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer

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Following exponential growth in its direct manufacturing offering, and after several years of successfully using Stratasys FDM 3D printing technology for prototyping and manufacturing, the company decided to expand its haul of FDM 3D Printers and invest in its fourth Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer. Investment in Spring’s fourth Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer will increase production hours output by over 11% (Photo: Business Wire).

Unilever Accelerates Consumer Product Prototyping By 40% with 3D Printed Injection Molds

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The Italian division of international consumer goods giant, Unilever , has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40% since introducing Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology into its manufacturing process. With Stratasys 3D Printing, Unilever is able to produce prototype parts in the final material for testing, 40% faster than before. Unilever also produces thermoforming mold prototypes on its FDM-based Fortus 360mc 3D Production System , using ABS-M30 production-grade plastic.

3D Printing Enables China’s Qingdao Haier Mold to Cut Prototyping Time for Home Appliances by up to 69%

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is keeping its competitive edge by using 3D printing to prototype and test designs in order to accelerate product delivery. For the past three years, design teams in Qingdao Haier Mold’s headquarters in Shandong (other subsidiaries of the Haier Group sell on six continents) have relied on a Fortus 900mc 3D Printer from Stratasys as an integral part of the design cycle for the company’s indispensable consumer “white goods.” Headquarters of Haier Molds at Qingdao.

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Helicopter Blade Prototype Tooling Costs Reduced By 70% with Stratasys 3D Printed Soluble Cores

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Working with Stratasys FDM-based (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D Printing, the team used a 3D printed soluble core application to deliver a robust composite prototype of a helicopter blade, in the process saving 60-70% in tooling costs. 3D printed soluble core application delivers a robust composite prototype of a helicopter blade, saving 60-70% in tooling costs. The helicopter blade tool was 3D printed by Stratasys reseller, CADimensions , on their Fortus 400mc 3D Production System.

Big Dog, Jay Leno & Stratasys Collaborate in 3D Printing Parts for Hundreds of Classic Autos

3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printed auto prototypes Big Dog Productions Fortus® 450mc™ 3D Printer Jay Leno Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Stratasys’ Performance Partner ProgramEven if you weren’t a big “Tonight Show” fan, you are probably aware the Jay Leno loves cars—and especially the classics. He has been connected to 3D printing before, but. The post Big Dog, Jay. View the entire article via our website.

Customized Aircraft Interiors Take Off at Paris Air Show with Rapid Prototyping

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In the video below, Jeremy Hui, our Senior Applications Engineer for the RP Solutions Business Unit, walks us through some of the great 3D printed rapid prototyping examples in action at the Stratasys booth at this year’s Paris Air Show. A customized armrest prototype printed using the Stratasys J750. The post Customized Aircraft Interiors Take Off at Paris Air Show with Rapid Prototyping appeared first on Stratasys Blog. Prototyping Paris Air Show 2017

Stratasys Teases 3D Printing Technology Announcements at Upcoming formnext

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Stronger, More Colorful Prototypes, End Use Parts with New 3D Printing Materials

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Endur Digital Materials are i deal for challenging geometries and repetitive testing – produce durable prototypes with thin walls, living hinges, snap-fits and moving or assembled parts. Stratasys’ tenacious new 3D printing materials allow you to produce more durable prototypes for repetitive testing and tough, color-matched assembly tools as well as end use parts more efficiently and cost-effectively than traditional manufacturing technologies.

3D Printing Beats Steel for BMW Prototype: Clemson University Saves 75% on Costs for Deep Orange Project

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Deep Orange is a two-year vehicle prototype project that students are required to complete in order to receive a masters or Ph.D. From the time they enter into the program until graduation, students are immersed in the hands-on process of vehicle design, engineering, prototyping and production. Stratasys Direct Manufactuing’ 3D printed prototypes, produced on the Fortus 900mc 3D Production System, installed on car frame.

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Prototyping large tanks for space industry with 3d printing by RedEye

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Here is an example of large scale prototyping for space industry. Large fuel tanks for satellite deployment were prototyped by RedEye saving lot of money and time. It would require testing many assembly configurations and producing several simulators and prototypes to validate design changes. RedEye landed on building the larger tank in 10 sections and the smaller tank in 6 sections in polycarbonate (PC) on the Fortus 900mcs.

3D Printing News Briefs: May 25, 2018

As you head into the weekend, we’re bringing you all of the latest business, materials, and software news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar announced a new executive, Wipro 3D was. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got the speaker lineup for next month’s NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit in Singapore. Prusa and Cincinnati Incorporated are both. View the entire article via our website.

Unilever Accelerates Prototype Lead Times by 3D Printing Their Injection Molds


In fact, the numbers we see for time savings in prototyping are simply amazing. Recently, consumer goods giant Unilever’s Italian division shared real-world statistics, including a 40% savings in prototype part lead times , thanks to adding Stratasys 3D printing technologies to their manufacturing processes. Time savings: 40% for prototype parts. Unilever uses PolyJet material Digital ABS for injection mold prototypes, because it won’t melt under high pressures.

Brazilian Air Force Tests 3D Printed Aircraft Prototypes for Flight Readiness with Stratasys Solutions

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The Brazilian Air Force’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IEAv), in operation since 1985, has added FDM 3D printing technology, a Stratasys Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer, to its capabilities for use in its Aerothermodynamics and Experimental Hypersonic Division. Testing 3D printed prototype parts and devices is essential for innovation and achieving Brazil’s aerospace goals, enabling the thermoplastic models to be cost-effectively and efficiently evaluated for flight feasibility.

3D Printed Drone Combines Embedded Electronics with Extreme Heat Resistance

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Skorpion Engineering Accelerates Development of Luxury Car Prototypes by 50% Using Stratasys Additive Technologies

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Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, today announced that specialist automotive service bureau, Skorpion Engineering , is producing complex automotive prototypes 50% faster than would be achievable through traditional methods. With offices in Milan and Turin, Italy, the company deploys its arsenal of six Stratasys 3D printers to fulfil a vast gamut of both exterior and interior automotive prototypes – from door handles to full-size seat frames.

Elevator 3D Printing Ideal for R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing Business 3d printed prototypes 3D printer tax credits 3d printing for product prototyping 3D printing tax credits elevators Fortus 450mc KONE Otis Elevator Company SODIMAS stratasys tax credits ThyssenkruppElevators are essential for accessing a building. Other components, such as air conditioning, are important but not essential for basic use of the building. Without elevators, many workers cannot. View the entire article via our website.

SODIMAS Elevators 3D Printing Prototypes, Jigs and Teaching Tools to Boost Innovation, Accelerate Time to Market

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Stratasys FDM 3D Printed prototype part on left is tested for form, fit and function before final part (on right) is produced. Spearheading this innovation is the company’s FDM-based Fortus 450mc 3D Printer from Stratasys which is being used for three primary applications: functional prototyping, assembly tools, as well as sales tools and teaching aids. Cutting Prototype Production Time by 98%. Prototyping Tooling and Manufacturing

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

3D printingcan be used on the automotive assembly line to make car parts, components, and prototypes that are more lightweight and have faster turnaround times, as well as production of replacement. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 24, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we have some more partnership announcements in what has become a partnership-heavy week, as well as a couple of 3D printed devices that. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed, Solar Powered Scooter Allows Commuters to “Float” to Work

3D Design 3D Printing Business 3D printed prototyping 3d printed scooter 3D printed transportation e-floater floatility Fortus 450mc germany Internet of Things IOT Objet500 Connex3 scooter solar power stratasys stratasys emeaIf you ask city dwellers to identify their top sources of day-to-day stress, traffic will likely be high up on the list for many of them. Urban rush hour traffic can make you want to tear your hair. View the entire article via our website.

Stratasys Releases Four FDM 3D Printer Enhancements for Use with High-Quality and Demanding Industrial Applications

FDM 3D printing used to be a tool primarily used to rapidly produce prototypes by very large companies that could afford the high price tags that went along with it. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Business ASA 3D printing material fdm FDM 3D Printer Enhancements Fortus 450mc Fortus 900mc Fused Deposition Modelling PC-ABS 3D printing material Ryan Sybrant ST-130 3D printing material stratasys ULTEM 1010 3D printing material

Stratasys Advancing Additive Manufacturing Into Mainstream with New Solutions for Factory Floor

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Stratasys customers widely use its Fortus Production 3D Printers today for rapid tooling, jigs, fixtures and part production applications. The F900 is built on the Fortus 900mc platform, one of today’s most-widely used AM systems for high-end additive manufacturing. Owners of existing Fortus 900mc systems can upgrade to any of the three current F900 systems. Stratasys expects the Fortus 380 CF to ship in Q2 – Q3.

Stratasys to Unveil This 3D Printed Functional Snowboard at RAPID 2015

” The answer to that question, at the time, would have included small doodads and plastic prototypes,... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed skis 3d printed snowboard fortus production prints rapid RAPID 2015 rapid conference snowboard snowboarding stratasys stratasys 3d printersThe question that we used to ask just a few years ago was, “What can be 3D printed?”

An Engineer’s Best Friend? Stratasys 3D Printers Run Around the Clock at De Beers Technologies

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Purple Platypus Dives Deep into Additive Composite Tooling Capabilities

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With the facility having added features such as the Objet Eden 260v , Fortus 450 , RTV tooling , caste urethane, and a dedicated Sales Engineer, Ben Vierck, Purple Platypus’ Arizona location is ready to support Arizona businesses by providing a one-stop resource center to bridge the gap between prototyping and high-volume production. Purple Platypus Unveils New Phoenix Showroom with an Open House and Seminar on Composite Manufacturing.

Carbon Fiber’s Strength on Display at IMTS 2018

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Additionally, you’ll be able to experience our Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition printer as well as a Fortus F900 Production Printer on the show floor, during a booth tour. Both of these printers are factory floor ready, the Fortus 380mc CFE can produce prototypes while the Fortus 900 Production 3D Printer offers accuracy and repeatability with one of the largest print beds of any FDM offering. Automotive Fortus 380mc CFE IMTS 2018

Using 3D Printing in Motorsports for the Checkered Flag

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This agreement allows the automotive teams to leverage th e Fortus and F123 series of 3D printers as part of their additive manufacturing process to stay ahead of the competition by accelerating component prototyping, proof-of-concept and finished ultralight usable components. Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing Stratasys FDM Technology Applications Industry News 3D Printing Materials Automotive

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017

We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series, and then. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed Robotic Gripper: Smarter Design, Faster Delivery, Better Value for Customer

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3D printed gripper produced by Digital Mechanics AB of Sweden with the Fortus 3D Production System from Stratasys. The hoseless design was both prototyped and produced using additive manufacturing. Digital Mechanics AB of Sweden combines its design and engineering experience with rapid prototyping technology to tackle challenging projects. Often the work demands more than a prototype. Fortus Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Robotics