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. 3D Printing Industry news Military By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Solid Concepts Delivers First 3D Printed Pistols

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We released news of our additive manufactured (3D printed) Browning model 1911 pistol last November (not that anyones forgotten, but time has passed rather quickly in the interim). The pistol made history as the world’s first 3D printed metal gun.

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3D Part Scanning from Solid Concepts

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Were excited to announce a new offering: 3D part scanning for small to medium objects with the intent of future 3D printing. This service provides everyone, regardless of 3D modeling expertise, with the advantage of digital files for 3D printing.

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

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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

Unveiling 3D Printed Skateboards – Solid Concepts Design Challenge Winners

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

RedEye and Solid Concepts Rapid Prototype Astronaut Droid

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RedEye and Solid Concepts worked to prototype the robot astronaut, Robonaut 2 (R2), for testing in space and to aid in training crew to work with a humanoid space droid. The post RedEye and Solid Concepts Rapid Prototype Astronaut Droid appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

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

Improving physical therapy with 3d printing

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medical applications of 3d printing prosthetic solid concepts video Developed by Dr. Kee Moon and Jeremiah Cox, the device seeks to better conform to the way the body moved before an accident or injury occurred.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing: Continuing Legacies

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3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions 3d printing service harvest technologies jim bartel redeye solid concepts ssys stratasys Stratasys Direct ManufacturingBy Jim Bartel, SVP of strategy, marketing and business development, of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing On January 1, Stratasys formed one of the world’s largest advanced manufacturing service centers, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, through the combination... View the entire article via our website.

What You Need to Know About 3D Printed Guns and Why You Don’t Need to Fear them

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Additive Manufacturers Build NEMO Vehicle to Explore Deadly Underwater Caves

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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.

Top 3D Printing Highlights from 2014

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New applications for our 3D printing technologies popped up in some incredible industries; 3D printed drones visited extracurricular classrooms; and we merged with leaders in the 3D printing world to form Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. The post Top 3D Printing Highlights from 2014 appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Evolution 2014 highlights 3d printing additive manufacturing drones quadcopters solid concepts stratasys together top stories 2014

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Partners with Somos to Develop New Stereolithography Materials

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Despite a growing interest in 3D printing and 3D printing technology, many businesses are still wary of bringing 3D printers into their workflow. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Chuck Alexander harvest technologies Melissa Lutz redeye solid concepts Somos Somos NeXt Somos ProtoGen 18420 Somos WaterClear Ultra 10122 Somos WaterShed XC 11122 stereolithography stratasys Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

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

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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. Each company printed one injector.

Skateboard Design Challenge Winners

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The winners of the Solid Concepts Skateboard Design Challenge are Brian Hamilton, Sebastian Ayau and Tas Oszkay. Solid Concepts will be 3D printing the winning boards using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology.

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

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April 5, 2016 – Companies building 3D printed parts now have easier access to newer and more advanced Stereolithography (SL) materials than ever before. the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company.

DIMENSIONEXT: International 3D Printed Drone Competition

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International 3D Printed Drone Competition. 3D printing specialists Solid Concepts is to partner with the wcUAVc for an international student competition to create state of the art, affordable, UAVs to seek out hot spots of human activity and warn national park rangers in time to save animals.

Tiny 3D Printed Robot Seeks Crowd Funding

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Solid Concepts is an industrial prototyping and manufacturing company, delivering on hundreds of new prototypes and new products every year. The post Tiny 3D Printed Robot Seeks Crowd Funding appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

To 3D Print a Rocket

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We recently covered a story on University of Arizona students successfully designing and launching a 3D printed high power rocket. Their rocket benefited from three key 3D printed units: Motor mount, tailcone and fin structure.

Prototyping a New Watch Design

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Back in 2010, Solid Concepts was featured in Design News for its prototyping work with Devon Works in the article Materials Decisions Critical to New Watch Design. The post Prototyping a New Watch Design appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Students Learn to Build Drones via 3D Printing

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The post Students Learn to Build Drones via 3D Printing appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printed assembly 3d printing drones additive manufacturing drones davinci challenge drones rov UAV

Innovation in High Power Rocketry Using 3D Printing

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I was introduced to 3D printing through an internship a few years back. A part I had designed required form and fit assembly testing; we 3D printed a replica using Stereolithography (SLA).

Nutlock Protects Bicycles from Theft

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The post Nutlock Protects Bicycles from Theft appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d metal printing direct metal laser sintering dmls An estimated 1.5 million bicycles are stolen every year, according to the National Bike Registry (NBR).

How It’s Made: The 3D Printed 1911 Pistol

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The original 3D printed metal gun, which debuted back in November 2013, made headlines when it became the world’s first handgun produced using additive metal manufacturing technology. The post How It’s Made: The 3D Printed 1911 Pistol appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

3D Printing with Artist Daksh Sahni

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Last summer we worked on a captivating 3D printed installation with designer Daksh Sahni. Continuing the tradition, we caught up with Sahni in LA once more as he furthers his work into rendering the complex and geometric as involved 3D printed objects.

Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts

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3D printing, like any manufacturing process, is not a completely intuitive technology. Printing requires precision: The build platform must be level, part orientation configured – even temperature plays a part in the success of a print. The post Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. 3d printing

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing's Direct Metal Laser Sintering in the Automotive Spotlight on Jay Leno's Garage

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3D printing leader Stratasys, back in 2014, acquired both Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts and combined the two with its existing digital manufacturing service business, RedEye, to form a. View the entire article via our website.

RAPID 2014 Slot Car Design Challenge

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Solid Concepts’ Miguel Landeros entered the RAPID 2014 Slot Car Design Challenge with a beautiful model inspired by indy race cars. The post RAPID 2014 Slot Car Design Challenge appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

CNC Machined versus 3D Printed: Creating the Master Pattern

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The post CNC Machined versus 3D Printed: Creating the Master Pattern appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printing cast urethane cast urethanes cnc machining master pattern polyjet sla stereolithography This article is part of a series on cast urethane manufacturing. You can check out part one here.

Art Center Students Win Award for Rubber Band Car

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The post Art Center Students Win Award for Rubber Band Car appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printed car 3d printing model car rubber band car rubber band powered selective laser sintering SLS

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Wholesale Manufacturers Move from Molding to 3D Printing

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The post Wholesale Manufacturers Move from Molding to 3D Printing appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printed bunny 3d printing additive manufacturing blow molding christmas colortek easter holiday molding SLS Tri-Coastal Design is a wholesale manufacturer for common home goods stores – Kohls, Home Goods, TJ Maxx and Walmart, to name a few.

Building the Ridgewing Guitar

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The post Building the Ridgewing Guitar appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printed guitar 3d printing 3d printing guitars carbon fiber epoxy molding silicone mold silicone tooling

Stratasys Fuses 3D Printing Subsidiaries into Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Division

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After acquiring Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts last year, 3D printing industry leader Stratasys had joined all of its rapid prototyping and manufacturing subsidiaries – including RedEye On Demand – under one division: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

More than a Model

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The post More than a Model appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printing 3d printing a model airplane building a model airplane model airplane selective laser sintering

Without The Dead Fish: Climate Change, Ice Bergs and Fungus Tiles

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Artist Charles Long uses mycelium, 3D printing and recycled plastic to challenge perceptions of human roles and responsibility to a changing climate. The post Without The Dead Fish: Climate Change, Ice Bergs and Fungus Tiles appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

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

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How 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Make Practically Everything. From video description: On April 4, 2014, Reason TV attended the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo, a three-day event held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. 3d printing news tv

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Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

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The post Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printing cast urethane low volume manufacturing platinum silicone polyurethanes production prototyping rapid manufacturing rapid prototyping silicone tooling soft tooling Consider cast urethanes as an economical manufacturing method as you move into the final stages of product development.

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