3D Printing Applications

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University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club – Getting Closer to Race Day!

uVIC Hull design sanding

As introduced in a previous blog post, Javelin’s Additive Solutions team is a proud Silver Sponsor of the University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club (UVSRC), providing them with funding to help develop their submarine. The UVSRC is run by students from both UVic and Camosun College. The UVSRC has been hard at work over the last several months building…

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3D Printing is Helping to Standardize Surgical Training

Surgical training

Traditionally surgical training has depended on the orderly exposure of the surgeons to graduated clinical experience in the operating room under the close supervision of senior surgeons. Such preceptor-apprenticeship on an operation table is the major bottleneck in training of congenital heart surgery because of the wide variation and complexity of pathological anatomy, relative rarity…

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Stratasys 3D Printed Medical Models Help Address Surgical Training Challenges

Femur Pair

Teaching and surgical training for the next generation of surgeons involves a very specific and unique set of challenges that will require innovative and forward-thinking solutions. Some of the most common issues that we hear from our medical education partners around the challenges they are facing have a range of complexity, from human cadaver models…

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How 3D Printing can enhance and expand Medtech Opportunities

3D Printed Medical Model How 3D Printing can enhance and expand for Medtech Opportunities

In the September 7, 2017 issue of Medtech Insight, Scott Rader, founder and leader of the Healthcare Solutions team at Stratasys, along with Clemens Moeller and Christophe Durand of the Boston Consulting Group, explores the benefits of 3D printed devices and how they are driving the adoption of the technology. They also assess how fast this evolution…

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How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Eyewear

When you walk into an eyewear store, chances are it took about 18 months for that eyewear company to develop every single one of those frames you see on the shelves. Now consider that eyewear manufacturers may release up to 150 new frame designs to market every week. Together, the top eyewear manufacturers across the globe…

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Introducing Javelin’s 3D Printed Hydrofoil Project

Javelin took on the ambitious summer project of designing, simulating performances, and 3D printing a race spec windsurfing hydrofoil. The hydrofoil project idea stemmed from the recent America’s Cup yachting race where the hyper catamarans competing raced on hydrofoils. For those who don’t know what a hydrofoil looks like with respect to windsurfing/sailing check out…

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FDM Thermoform Tooling: What It Is and Why It Works

There’s a good chance you interact with multiple thermoformed products on a daily basis, whether that be in your grocery store, your car, or probably even your fridge. But what does it mean if something is thermoformed? Thermoforming is a conventional plastics forming process where heat is used to bring a sheet of plastic to its sagging point,…

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Javelin’s 3D Printing Team Helps Accelerate the Waterloop Team

I am extremely excited to announce that Javelin has extended its support to the University of Waterloo’s Hyperloop team, Waterloop. In this first installment of the Waterloop blog series I will outline how I am working with their design and management teams to leverage Javelin’s Stratasys 3D printers to prototype and build end use parts…

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