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3D printed insect models

3D Printed Life-like Insect Models raise awareness of Invasive Species

Hudson Valley Additive Manufacturing Center use PolyJet 3D Printing technology to create delicate life-like, full-colour models of insects to inform and educate members of the agricultural community. Since 2014, the Hudson Valley Additive Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) at SUNY New Paltz in upstate New York has been a 3D printing resource for both the university and…

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Artec Micro scanning squirrel skull

Metrology-level 3D scanner Artec Micro captures a squirrel skull in submillimeter 3D colour in minutes

On a walk through the forest near his home in Amherst, Virginia, Artec Ambassador Paul Motley of GoMeasure3D discovered a gray squirrel skull on the ground. Lifting it up and examining its 2.165 inches (55mm) of intricate, organic structures, he realized it’s a perfect opportunity to test the abilities of Artec Micro, a metrology-level desktop 3D scanner for…

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Prototyping process

Balea Streamlines Prototyping Process with In-House 3D Printing

Learn how a Stratasys F170 3D printer gives Balea the design freedom to prototype accurate fit-for-purpose parts, while slashing turnaround times. Based in France, Balea is one of Europe’s only manufacturers of weight control systems for the supply chain industry. The family-owned business produces systems for pallets, trolleys and boxes that help companies correctly weigh…

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Manifold Test Fixture

90% Lead Time Savings with a 3D Printed Manifold Test Fixture

nVent is a leader in the design and manufacture of electrical enclosures, fastening systems and heat trace solutions (freeze-protection cables and controls for pipes and equipment). Challenge Engineers were tasked with leak testing a large water distribution manifold in a new test chamber. The chamber is long and narrow and the manifold needed to be…

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End-of-arm Robot Tools

Faster, Lighter, More Cost-Effective 3D Printed End-of-arm Robot Tools

Learn how Form Automation can have a new end-of-arm robot tool produced within just a few hours with a Stratasys F370 3D printer. Form Automation Ltd, established in 2001 and based in the UK, specializes in robotics. Its mainstay, pick and place machines, are essential for the food packaging industry and are used worldwide, from…

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Custom product development

Machitech Automation Takes Custom Product Development to an Entirely New Level

Machitech Automation industrial CNC plasma machine manufacturer, with an exclusive focus on customer satisfaction, builds large-scale custom products to order with the help of SOLIDWORKS. Each CNC plasma machine at Machitech Automation is tailor-made to customer specifications with the help of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. By leveraging the software, the product development team can quickly test…

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