Consumer Product Design

Exceptional and repeatable coloration for toy design

Toy design using VeroUltra materials

In this use case, learn how Stratasys® VeroUltra™ materials helped to create accurate coloration for toy design and validation. Challenge From spray painting to hand painting, dry transfers, stickers and more, creating toy dolls with the right appearance for design validation was a manual multi-step…

Read More...

A spot on colour match for consumer product prototypes

Spatulas 3D printed on J55 3D printer

In this use case example, learn how to use Stratasys® VeroUltra™ colour 3D printing materials to create a realistic, multi-material consumer product prototype. Challenge Traditionally, to achieve a multi-material appearance the designer needed to mix new colours for each part, paint and then mask multiple…

Read More...

TechTalk: Javelin’s Professional Services team impressed with Stratasys J55 3D printer for product development

printed part in the J55 3D printer

One of the latest additions in Javelin’s Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC) in Oakville, Ontario is the office friendly, full-colour Stratasys J55 3D printer. See the team unboxing the new printer below: After gaining several months of experience using the J55, Print Services Applications Specialist Stefan…

Read More...

A Simple Workflow to 3D Print Your SOLIDWORKS Concept Models

3D print your SOLIDWORKS models

Product design workflow is easier than ever before, thanks to Stratasys 3D printers and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software. Read on to find out how you can 3D print your SOLIDWORKS models: The Workflow Problem Amazing technology isn’t useful if you can’t take full advantage of…

Read More...

Exploring Creative Prototyping in Consumer Goods

Prototyping a Controller model

Prototyping for consumer goods often involves a balance between producing multiple design iterations in a short amount of time, yet achieving a high level of realism for each piece. This process has typically limited designers, making multiple iterations expensive and time consuming. Now, with technology…

Read More...

Beware of using a Cheap 3D Printer for Professional Work

The Truth about using a Cheap 3D Printer for work and how to get it right the first time with a low cost professional desktop machine You’re ready to buy a desktop 3D printer to enhance your business. You’ve done your homework and the benefits…

Read More...

Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Tablet Part 2

In part 2 of this tech tip video, I will show to how to complete the curvature continuous surfaces started in the last video by finishing the tricky corner of our tablet.

Read More...

Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Replace Face

In this tech tip video, I explain how to use the replace face command to add a bit of “crowning” to flat surface to increase its visual appeal and also make it easier to mold.

Read More...

Tips & Tricks for Consumer Product Design | Continuity 2 [VIDEO]

In this tech tip video, I extend the lesson on continuity to 3D surfaces, and how important it is for developing exceptional looking consumer products.

Read More...