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Understanding 3D Printing File Formats

3D Printing File Format

STLs, OBJs, CMBs, Oh My! With so much file extension alphabet soup going on, it is hard to know what-is-what and when-to-use-which when it comes to 3D file formats. Compound that with a myriad of different 3D printing technologies and it is easy to get overwhelmed and fall back to your old friend – the STL. But don’t worry,…

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A New Era for Additive Manufacturing Durability

Nylon CF10 Example Part

In the early days of 3D Printing, fragile parts that could only be used for prototyping was the norm. Now, in 2022, the emphasis from material developers has shifted to resins and thermoplastics focused of making strong parts, capable of being used in actual real-world applications. In many situations, new printers and technologies are capable…

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All new medical 3D printing material: RadioMatrix

RadioMatrix model in a scan

The Stratasys team has developed a ground-breaking radiopaque medical material called RadioMatrix that can further enhance medical practice and studies. Now, doctors, researchers and labs can print incredibly accurate medical models that highlight intricate structures when viewed through medical imaging technologies such as X-Ray or Computed Tomography (CT). How does it work? Medical Imaging technology…

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Stratasys FDM Material Spotlight: ABS-ESD7

ABS-ESD7 part

In 2019, Stratasys introduced a new FDM material, ABS-ESD7. This new material is available on the Stratasys F370, the new Stratasys F370CR, Fortus 450 and the Stratasys F900. ABS-ESD7 is an ABS thermoplastic that is electrostatic dissipative. This unique property is achieved by blending carbon nanotubes with ABS plastic. This article will help explain why you may…

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Introducing the Stratasys Stereolithography 3D Printer: Neo

Stratasys Neo Stereolithography

Introducing Stratasys’ new Stereolithography Apparatus (SLA) 3D printer, the Stratasys Neo. The Stratasys Neo prides itself on its high reliability and superior surface quality without requiring extensive post processing and part finishing. What is Stereolithography? Stereolithography (SL), marks the original 3D printing technology. This process uses a vat filled with liquid UV curable resin and…

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The Future Is Now: Production Grade 3D Printed End-Use Parts

Production grade 3D printed parts

Learn about the two leading additive technologies that are the tip of the spear when it comes to  production 3D printed end-use parts. Prototyping, research, product development and manufacturing aids have been the long-standing pillars of the 3D printing universe – but times are changing. With the recent disruptions to supply chains and the increasing…

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The Potential of FDM Technology

Stratasys FDM 3D Printer

3D printing has been around for decades, and like all technologies, it has changed a lot! It also can have different meanings depending on who you are speaking to. For example, someone that has been in the industry for the last 15 to 20 years may use terminology like “grown” or “digitally grown” to refer…

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3D Printing with Food Safe Stratasys Materials

Toast press created with food safe 3D printing material

The 3D printing market is always on the prowl for high performance materials. Materials that are strong, chemical resistant, heat resistant, bio-compatible, or even food safe. Thanks to Stratasys, the search can come to an end. ULTEM 1010 CG, available on the Fortus 450 and F900, this certified grade thermoplastic boasts a ton of highly desirable physical and mechanical properties that…

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Introducing Stratasys F123CR Composite 3D Printers

F123CR Composite 3D Printers

This week Stratasys announced an all-new composite series of 3D printers. These printers include the F190CR and F370CR and are equipped with hardened components to operate with composite materials.   The F123CR series is manufacturing floor ready, for demanding composite thermoplastic applications. They feature new strong, and stiff nylon-based carbon fiber filled materials including ABS-CF10 and FDM Nylon-CF10. Both materials are reinforced…

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