Additive Manufacturing

Designing for Additive Manufacturing in the Heavy Equipment Industry

In this article learn how 3D printing / additive manufacturing with a Stratasys F770 in the heavy equipment industry addresses common manufacturing challenges and reduces costs compared to traditional manufacturing and CNC machining. While processes like machining, molding and casting have proven to be reliable…

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How to Reduce Production Cost with Additive Manufacturing

Reduce production cost

As a manufacturer, you are always looking for ways to reduce your production costs. The latest solution you may be considering is 3D printing / additive manufacturing. In this white paper learn how 3D printing reduces manufacturing cost with the latest materials and techniques. More…

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3D Printing Use Case: Ford Mustang Quarter Glass Alignment Fixture

Ford Mustang 3D printed alignment fixture

Ford Motor Company, founded by Henry Ford in 1903, is a leading American automobile manufacturer headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. The Ford Mustang line has been produced since 1964, making it the longest-produced Ford car. Challenge The fixture used to accurately position and install the quarter…

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The Latest Additive Manufacturing Technology and Applications

Additive Manufacturing Trends

Watch this Additive Manufacturing Technology and Applications presentation from our recent Virtual Tech Conference to learn about the latest Stratasys 3D Printers, new production materials, and industrial applications for AM. In this AM presentation Javelin Additive Manufacturing expert Jean-Simon Boivin provides an overview of some…

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Stratasys adds carbon fiber on the F123 series printers with ABS-CF10

ABS-CF10 Alignment Fixture printed on the Stratasys F123 printer

Can you 3D print carbon fiber? Stratasys F123 series printers including the F170, F270, and F370 are now capable of printing stronger, stiffer, and lighter-weight parts with the addition of a carbon fiber material – ABS-CF10. ABS-CF10 is an ABS-based material with 10% chopped carbon…

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Leveraging the strength of 3D Printed Carbon Fiber on the Shop Floor

3D printed carbon fiber tooling

Your goals are clear: high productivity and worker safety, low cost and materials that can withstand the rigors of a manufacturing environment. Traditional manufacturing has its place but it’s not the only path to strong parts. Additive manufacturing (AM) using carbon fiber-filled nylon material 3D…

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Mitigating Supply Chain Risk with End-to-End Automated Additive Manufacturing

in-house additive production

When considering Additive for its speed, flexibility, and efficiency, examine how to extend these benefits through the final step of the process. Mitigating risk within supply chains is a goal that most manufacturers work toward improving incrementally. For this issue to be brought to the…

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Design to Manufacture of a Custom Gauge Holder (Part 3 of 3)

3D Printing Part

In the final post of my three part series on creating a custom oil pressure gauge holder for my car, I cover the finishing touches to my SOLIDWORKS model file, and 3D printing a physical end-use part. If you haven’t read my previous two posts,…

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Upgrading Stratasys F123 3D Printers for FDM TPU 92A Material – Part 2

Learn how to upgrade Stratasys F123 series of 3D printers with an upgrade kit so they are able to print the new FDM TPU 92A elastomer material. TPU is a thermoplastic polyurethane material that can be considered a bridge between rubber and plastic. Read part…

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