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 Delivers First 3D Printed Pistols

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3D Part Scanning from Solid Concepts

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The post 3D Part Scanning from Solid Concepts appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Were excited to announce a new offering: 3D part scanning for small to medium objects with the intent of future 3D printing.

Unveiling 3D Printed Skateboards – Solid Concepts Design Challenge Winners

Stratasys

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

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.

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

Shooting a 3D printed gun

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This video from Solid Concepts, though, shows a more professional build. Using “a half-million dollar” machine to print the parts, the Solid Concepts people prove you can 3D print parts for a metal gun. 3D Printers Directed Energy Deposition Entertainment Leslie''s blog Materials Production 3D Printers / AM Systems Professional 3D Printers Solid Concepts 3D printed guns continues to be a hot topic.

Precision ADM Receives Strategic US Private Investment

Additive Manufacturing

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

Top 3D Printing Highlights from 2014

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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 We’ve had quite the exciting year.

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.

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.

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

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3D Printed Guns 3D Printing Editorials / Opinions Featured Stories 3D printed firearms 3d printed guns cody wilson gun control gun regulation liberator metal 3d printed gun orlando shooting pulse shooting shuty SIG Sauer MCX solid concepts Stratasys DirectIn the early hours of Sunday June 12th, a lone gunman armed with a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle burst into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and over the next several hours murdered 49.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Partners with Somos to Develop New Stereolithography Materials

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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 ManufacturingDespite a growing interest in 3D printing and 3D printing technology, many businesses are still wary of bringing 3D printers into their workflow. While the costs in technology and materials are.

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

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NASA engineers used this opportunity to work with two separate companies — Solid Concepts in Valencia, California, and Directed Manufacturing in Austin, Texas.

Skateboard Design Challenge Winners

Stratasys

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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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.

DIMENSIONEXT: International 3D Printed Drone Competition

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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. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS.

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.

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.

Nutlock Protects Bicycles from Theft

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The post Nutlock Protects Bicycles from Theft appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. An estimated 1.5 million bicycles are stolen every year, according to the National Bike Registry (NBR).

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.

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

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The post How It’s Made: The 3D Printed 1911 Pistol appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. 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. caliber pistol has since fired over 4,600 rounds without failure (as of 6/12/2014) and continues to prove the strength and accuracy of laser sintering technology for […].

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.

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. Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design is well-known for producing top-notch automotive designers.

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To 3D Print a Rocket

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The post To 3D Print a Rocket appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. We recently covered a story on University of Arizona students successfully designing and launching a 3D printed high power rocket.

Building the Ridgewing Guitar

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The post Building the Ridgewing Guitar appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Guitars aren’t merely a musical instrument but a vessel for expression, an extension of a guitarist’s personality and style which doubles as displayed artwork.

3D Printing with Artist Daksh Sahni

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

More than a Model

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The post More than a Model appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. The Adagio can run for an hour and a half on 3 cups of fuel with an upside down and inverted engine.

Innovation in High Power Rocketry Using 3D Printing

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The post Innovation in High Power Rocketry Using 3D Printing appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. I was introduced to 3D printing through an internship a few years back.

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

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The post Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. 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. Once a part comes off the machine – be it a 3D printer or traditional CNC platform – it […].

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. This article is part of a series on cast urethane manufacturing. You can check out part one here. In part one, we reviewed the pros and cons of injection molding, citing instances where low volume or short timelines require an alternative production method such as cast urethane manufacturing. Cast urethane manufacturing begins with a master […].

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

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

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. 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. Soaps, lotions, shower gels, cosmetics and home fragrances adorned in favorite holiday themed gear – penguins […].

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.

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.

Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

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The post Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Consider cast urethanes as an economical manufacturing method as you move into the final stages of product development. Before cast urethane molding came along, there were limited economical options for producing small to medium runs for limited market releases and bridge applications. While injection molding is an excellent solution for mass production of identical products, […].

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

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Scott McGowan of Solid Concepts, which created the first 3D-printed metal gun. How 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Make Practically Everything.

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Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing emerged from the acquisitions of Solid Concept, RedEye and Harvest Technologies. The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services.

5 Things to Know About Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

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Over the years, Stratasys Direct produced more than 150,000 parts including concept models for top companies to investment casting patterns for the foundries across the US. In 2014, Stratasys purchased Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies to merge with their previous service provider Redeye. The Stratasys service bureau is more than just a 3D printing service provider.

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

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This project was developed with help of Solid Concepts. Click here for more posts in category: diy , rocket , solid concepts , space , students , university , USA. DIY 3D Printing. Manufacturing revolution on your desktop. Pages. My projects.

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.

EuroMold 2014: Year of The Metal 3D Printer

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Aside from 3D Systems, others demonstrating 3D metal printing capability were Solid Concepts, Arcam, Realizer, SLM, EOS, Additive Industries, Concept Laser, Arburg and others. When we first attended EuroMold, the 3D printers by and large were plastic. Now that’s changed.

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3D Printing the Next Spacesuit

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The suit prototypes were 3D printed in Nylon 12 by Solid Concepts using a SLS process. NASA has been using 3D printing to develop a future spacesuit that just might be walking on Mars someday.