Injection molding specialist Rutland Plastics invests in Stratasys Carbon Fiber 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Rutland Plastics, a UK-based supplier of injection molding machines, has bought a Stratasys Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber edition (CFE) 3D printer from SYS Systems. 3DP Applications Carfulan Group FDM Nylon 12CF Rob Thompson Rutland Plastics Simon Grainger Stratasys SYS Systems The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition

Working with plastics in 3D printing

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Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). As 3DP/AM matures, developers continue to explore plastic chemistries and capabilities to offer materials that rival more traditional versions.

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Best Practices When Designing Plastic Parts

Modern Tech

There are several methods for creating plastic parts – at both the prototyping and production level as well as some best design practices for better parts result. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD 3D Printing Stratasys3D printing is currently leading the pack on the prototyping side of things.

Top Questions Answered: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

As part of our month-long feature on Versatile Plastic , we’ve asked you, our readers, to submit your questions about this material. Today, we’re sharing these questions and answers to help you better understand the properties and applications of Versatile Plastic. Versatile Plastic does not have a transparent or translucent color. However, it is possible to produce transparent models on the Stratasys J750 that we recently introduced.

New "Crackers" Will Drive 3D Printer Plastics R&D

According to, plastic is the most dominant 3D printing material, accounting for 73% of all 3D printing materials used. The good news for the 3D plastics sector is that the US is making. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed furniture 3D printed plastics airbus American Chemistry Council ford Honeywell Aerospace hp infinite build mattel military military 3d printing PEKK Print the Future stratasys ThingMaker TPU

SABIC Wins Two European Plastics innovation Awards

Additive Manufacturing

September 27, 2017 — SABIC has been named winner in two categories at the 2017 European Plastics Innovation Awards ceremony organized by the Society of Plastics Engineers ( SPE ) and trade association PlasticsEurope in Brussels on Monday (Sept 18).

Sliced 3D Printing Digest: Stratasys, MakerOS, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sigma Labs, Renishaw

3D Printing Industry

In our mid week edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we feature: the British Plastic Federation, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sigma Labs, Nano Dimension, 3D Printing Aerojet Rocketdyne British Plastic Federation Drzach and Suchy MakerOS Nano Dimension Renishaw Saarland University Sigma Labs Stratasys

EPSD 3D printing method introduced by Stratasys subsidiary Evolve Additive

3D Printing Industry

Evolve Additive Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stratasys, is on the brink of unveiling a new, high-speed plastics 3D printing process. Reportedly up to “50 times faster than the next fastest AM plastics technology” the so-termed electrophotography-based additive manufacturing (EPSD) process has been in development since 2009.

3D printing news digest with Ricoh, Sciaky, Sharebot,Xaar, Materialise, Stratasys

3D Printing Industry

RWTH Aachen Sciaky Sharebot Sharebot Rover Singapore University of Technology and Design Stratasys Venture Plastics Xaar Youngstown Business IncubatorIn this edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced asks the following questions. What does a major 2D printing provider want us to know about 3D printing? How is the U.S military using 3D printing? How can archaeological treasures be preserved through 3D printing?

FDM 3D Printing with ABS Plastic: Material Properties/Applications


One of the key advantages of Stratasys FDM printers is their use of real engineering plastics, like ABS. Watch this informative video detailing the properties of ABS plastic for 3D printing, explained by David Stockbower. 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, Stratasys

Stratasys Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic by Ramping up Production of 3D-Printed Personal Protection Equipment

Additive Manufacturing

& REHOVOT, Israel, March 22, 2020 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Stratasys Ltd. In the United States, Stratasys has set an initial goal of producing 5,000 face shields by Friday, March 27, at no cost to the recipients. Source: Stratasys Ltd.

3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc

Javelin Tech Tips

Production 3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer. The Stratasys Fortus 450mc is the second largest FDM printer in Stratasys’ Production Series lineup. Material – Different grades of plastic require different melting temperatures.

New Stratasys J750 Breaking Down Design Walls


Earlier today, Stratasys announced the J750, the latest addition to their world-leading professional 3D printer lineup. Thanks to the Stratasys J750’s wide range of material properties, painting and assembly are no longer required.

Audi Adopts Stratasys Full Color Multi-Material 3D Printing to Innovate and Accelerate

Additive Manufacturing

The vivid colors of the Stratasys J750 3D Printer enables Audi to produce transparent, multi-colored parts meeting texture and color-matching requirements of its stringent design approval process. . About Stratasys. Stratasys Corporate & North America. Source: Stratasys Ltd.

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?”

Audi to save 50% on lead times by switching to 3D printing for prototyping

3D Printing Industry

The Audi Pre-Series Center in Ingolstadt, Germany, is to adopt Stratasys full-color, multi-material 3D printing for its product design process. According to Dr. Tim Spiering, Head of the Pre-Series Plastics 3D Printing Center at Audi, “Using the J750 for the prototyping of tail light covers, we will be able to accelerate our design verification process,” “We […].

3D Printed Prototypes Demonstrate Smart Windows That Can Keep Your Car Cool in the Sun

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d print optics 3d print windows 3D printed plastics clear 3d printing filament glass Objet 3D printer plastic 3d printing post processing prototype smart technology smart window Stratasys 3D printer Stratasys Objet30 Pro 3D Printer transparency University of Delaware

INTERVIEW: Biologic Models founder Casey Steffen on the Power of the Stratasys J750 Printer

Shapeways Blog

As you may have heard, a few days ago we announced some big news: Shapeways is teaming up with Stratasys, a manufacturer of 3D printers, so every inspired designer and creator will soon be able to access one of the world’s only full-color, multi-material 3D printers, the Stratasys J750.

The new Stratasys F123 3D Printer Series is designed for SOLIDWORKS prototyping

Javelin Tech Tips

Stratasys Ltd., The Stratasys F123 Series empowers virtually any SOLIDWORKS user, regardless of 3D printing experience, to build durable and accurate prototypes using a range of functional FDM 3D printing materials. Stratasys F123 Series. Stratasys F123 Models.

Stratasys Coalition for Face Shield Production With 3D Printing Now Numbers Over 150 Organizations Responding to Pandemic

Additive Manufacturing

& REHOVOT, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — A coalition of companies and universities assembled by Stratasys Ltd. This includes both a 3D-printed visor and a clear plastic shield that covers the entire face. A tray of face shield visors being 3D printed by Stratasys.

5 Things to Know About Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The Stratasys service bureau is more than just a 3D printing service provider. With 8 facilities across North America, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing tailors services to fit production needs – from the smallest rapid prototyping project to high-volume injection molding orders. There’s more than meets the eye at Stratasys Direct, so I’ve broken down five key things you may not know about the service bureau. Stratasys Direct has produced 20 million parts to date.

PROMOTION: Trade-in for a Stratasys 3D Printer


If you''re thinking that it might be, now is a great time - for the next few months, Stratasys is letting us help you trade-in your old competitively branded 3D printer for credit toward the purchase of a new qualifying Stratasys 3D Printer. 3D Printing News Promotions Stratasys

3D Printed Thin Mints, Anyone? California Girl Scout Troop Creates 3D Printed Plastic Cookies with Help From GoEngineer

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed girl scout cookies 3d printed thin mints 3d printing education 3d printing engineering california goengineer solidworks stratasys uPrintWhat better way is there to get someone’s attention than with cookies? Not even the Girl Scouts are immune. And while cookies are awesome, as we all know (and probably too well), engineers at... View the entire article via our website.

3 Reasons why the Stratasys F120 is the best 3D Printer for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

So for an affordable professional-grade machine we recommend the Stratasys F120. In this article we will outline the three main reasons why we recommend the Stratasys F120 as the best 3D printer for SOLIDWORKS: Professional 3D printing applications. Stratasys F120.

3 Reasons why the Stratasys F120 is the best ‘starter’ 3D Printer for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

So for an affordable professional-grade machine we recommend the Stratasys F120. In this article we will outline the three main reasons why we recommend the Stratasys F120 as the best starter SOLIDWORKS 3D printer: More professional applications. Stratasys F120.

Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Chosen by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The Airbus A350 XWB aircraft contains more than 1000 flight parts 3D printed on Stratasys FDM Production Systems. Stratasys additive manufacturing continues to impact the aerospace industry with this exciting news about Airbus.

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

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

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.

Upgrading Stratasys F123 3D Printers for FDM TPU 92A Material – Part 2

Javelin Tech Tips

Learn how to upgrade Stratasys F123 series of 3D printers with an upgrade kit so they are able to print the new FDM TPU 92A elastomer material. TPU is a thermoplastic polyurethane material that can be considered a bridge between rubber and plastic.

SOLIDWORKS Sale & Stratasys Canada Promotions on Now

Javelin Tech Tips

There’s never been a better time to take your product development to the next level with SOLIDWORKS and a Stratasys 3D Printer. SOLIDWORKS PLASTICS — Standard, Professional, Premium. SOLIDWORKS & Stratasys 3D Printer Bundles. Stratasys Ex-demo/Used 3D Printers.

Stratasys’ 3D Printing Increases Power & Efficiency of HTW Racecar

3D Printing Industry

If you thought resins and Digital ABS materials were not tough enough to compete with genuine plastics in high performance situations, think again: Stratasys worked with HTW Motorsports, a student derived project from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, to build the airbox for their BRC2014 Formula type race car. … The original post Stratasys’ 3D Printing Increases Power & Efficiency of HTW Racecar appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Davide Sher.

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As Carbon Fiber Applications Multiply, Stratasys Ships $70,000 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel — August 20, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — In response to the growing use of composites across industries, Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) is now shipping an affordably priced additive manufacturing system dedicated for carbon-fiber-filled Nylon 12.

3D printing news Sliced, Lulzbot, adidas, FATHOM, GE Additive

3D Printing Industry

All this and more from Stratasys, FATHOM, GE Additive and Lulzbot. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science Hong Kong Polytechnic University James Bruton jennifer lewis Jonathan Gerstenhaber Keene Village Plastics Lulzbot Ohio state university Ohio State University College of Engineering Sliced Stratasys Sugu Suguness Temple University UCLA VisoTec

Stratasys Improves Recycling Program


Stratasys has made significant improvements to their recycling program. The company offers a wide variety of 3D printers, all of which must use proprietary canisters of specially designed plastics and resins to provide optimum print results.

United Launch Alliance to Launch Atlas V Rocket with Stratasys 3D Printed Parts, Enjoying Production Time & Costs Savings

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is taking Stratasys 3D printing technology to new heights, using it to develop enhanced, low-cost production tooling and to reduce production costs for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets’ flight hardware.

How 3D Printing Customized Jigs and Fixtures Saves Rutland Plastics $60,000 Per Year

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Rutland Plastics is a custom injection molding company located in Rutland, United Kingdom that produces products for a wide range of companies and industries. Customized jig for a headerpod part 3D printed on an Objet350 Connex 3D Production System by Stratasys.

British Hospital Transforms Life-Changing Maxillofacial Surgeries With Stratasys 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys 3D Printer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital leads to cost savings in operating room (OR) time of up to £20,000 per surgery. MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel — April 27, 2017 — ( BUSINESS WIRE )– Stratasys Ltd. About Stratasys Ltd. Stratasys.

Stratasys 3D Printer Helps Brightwake Upgrade Blood Recycling Machine


That''s why Brightwake started using a Stratasys Dimension 1200es , which has reduced their prototyping costs by a staggering 96%. 3D Printing News Stratasys

Stratasys Speeds Access to Advanced 3D Printing with 11 New High Performance Products at EuroMold 2014

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The new Objet Eden 260VS 3D Printer by Stratasys employs soluble support technology for creating fine detailed models and parts. Connex Desktop Digital Eden Engineering Plastics Flexible Fortus

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

Additive Manufacturing

Aachen University uses world’s largest multi-material 3D printer, Stratasys’ Objet1000 3D Production System, to build a fully functional prototype electric car in just 12 months. 3D printed vehicle to feature on Stratasys’ stand (Hall 11, Booth D90) at EuroMold, Frankfurt, 25-28 November.

Stratasys Kicks 2015 Off with Blooming Bouquet of New 3D Printing Materials

3D Printing Industry

Stratasys is kicking the year off with a whole new suite of colors for its line of ASA thermoplastics and additions to its Digital Materials portfolio. … The original post Stratasys Kicks 2015 Off with Blooming Bouquet of New 3D Printing Materials appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

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Introducing the first SLA 3D Printer from Stratasys – The V650 Flex

Javelin Tech Tips

Stratasys, the additive manufacturing quality and reliability leader, has announced a new 3D printer to their list of product offerings. The new V650 Flex is the first ever Stratasys 3D printer featuring Stereolithography (SLA) technology. Stratasys V650 Flex SLA 3D Printer.

CATI Tech Notes: Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Thermos Be an.

CATI Tech Notes

« Injection molding, Many unknowns.One answer: SolidWorks Plastics | Main. Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Thermos Be an Industry Leader.  That's why since 2006 Thermos' state of the art research facility in Japan has been home to two Stratasys 3D Printing Technologies.

GKN Aerospace Cuts Assembly Tool Production Time with Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Time cut from several weeks to a few hours using Stratasys Production 3D Printer. MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–September 05, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) today announced that GKN Aerospace is improving production times and removing design constraints for multiple tooling applications since integrating additive manufacturing at its Filton manufacturing site in the UK. Stratasys Corporate & North America.