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3D Printing

Design and Manufacture the Impossible

Hampered by Limitations Many new product designs and innovations have been restricted by the limitations of plastic injection molding and other conventional manufacturing processes. After the design is completed, the part typically requires modifications in addition to prototyping and tooling, which are costly and cause delays. Available for decades, traditional 3D printing allows engineers to […]

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

Initial goal of 5,000 full face shields by March 27 with more scaling possible ‘Our workforce and partners are prepared to work around the clock,’ says CEO EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) has announced a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 […]

New white paper explores how previously unmakeable parts can now be designed and manufactured

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), custom plastic-injection molder and additive manufacturer of high-precision components, has released a new white paper titled Design and Manufacture the Impossible. This white paper details how Carbon® Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) technology allows engineers and manufacturers to explore what has been previously impossible to produce using conventional manufacturing. Some of the design possibilities discussed include […]

3D Printing: Product Liability Risk at the Point of Care

By Joe Winebrenner and Andrew Jackson Over the last decade, 3D printing (also known as “additive manufacturing”) has revolutionized the medical industry. The FDA has reviewed hundreds of medical devices made with 3D printers, including orthopedic and cranial implants, surgical instruments, dental restorations, and prosthetic devices. With greater frequency, 3D printing technology is being incorporated […]

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