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Canadian 3D printed molds and casting tools success

Since 1965, Prothane Inc. has built its business on one amazing material with unique and desirable properties – polyurethane. Today, the company is also building its business because of the materials used in 3D printing technology allowing them to create Canadian 3D printed molds and casting tools. Only a few months after purchasing a Stratasys…

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) take flight with Stratasys 3D Printers [VIDEO]

This case study video from Stratasys features UAV Solutions, a small US business that designs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) using SolidWorks software and a Stratasys Fortus 400mc Production System to create components and support equipment for their flying vehicles. UAV Solutions print their components using ULTEM™ 9085, which is a lightweight and extremely durable material…

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CBC profiles Chris Anderson and Javelin Technologies at Canada 3.0

At the Canada 3.0 Conference last week there were two 3D printer experts in attendance, Chris Anderson and me. Both of us are passionate about the ability of 3D printers to create real world objects and both of us where featured in this article published by the CBC. Anderson’s keynote speech was excellent. He focused…

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New Sample Case from Stratasys: FDM 3D Printed Parts

After several years of dealing with 3D printed parts from Objet (now Stratasys) we are very familiar with the appearance and features of Polyjet parts. Now, with an enhanced rapid prototyping portfolio due to the Objet / Stratasys merger we are getting to know the benefits and properties of the FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) parts. A few…

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Southern Ontario Manufacturing Network Talks 3D Printing

Recently Javelin Technologies was asked to present recently Golden Horseshoe Manufacturing Network – Innovation Breakfast held at the Ron Joyce Centre, part of the the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.  The event, sponsored by Ontario Centres of Excellence, brought together business owners, educators, financial partners and other stakeholders who want to see the Ontario…

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The Buildup – Digital Dentistry, DIYRockets, AMUG, Don't Shoot

Smile It’s Digital Dentistry [VIDEO] This week Stratasys launched the OrthoDesk for smaller dental labs.  Digital dentistry has been around for a long time but the price point has made it impractical for all but the largest labs.  The OrthoDesk allows smaller labs to compete their larger cousins. The OrthoDesk uses Objet certified dental materials…

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Hi Tech education in North Bay at iCAMP

Recently the Javelin crew headed up to North Bay, Ontario to celebrate our partnership with Canadore College and iCAMP.  iCAMP is an acronym for Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production. Javelin is very excited to be providing iCAMP with SolidWorks software, 3D Printers and a state of the art 3D theatre which will prepare…

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A 3D Printed Car, White House Support, and Colonizing the Moon

Hey Dude Where’s My 3D Printed Car? In Winnipeg! A Winnipeg company has created an electric car with a 3D printed body, yes the entire body is 3D printed!  It’s called the Urbee and is one of the most efficient vehicles on the planet. For a review of the inspiration, the challenges and the amazing…

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Objet and Stratasys Merger: The union of two 3D Printing leaders

Objet and Stratasys officially announced their merger today, December 3, 2012, resulting in the creation of a $3 billion multi-solution company. Stratasys now carries a broad portfolio of digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping solutions, including FDM, Polyjet, and Drop On Demand technologies. The new company will trade on the NASDAQ stock exchange as Stratasys Ltd…

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