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0 to 60: 3D Printing Puts Fixtures into Gear for MAHLE

Automotive parts supplier MAHLE gets up to speed on the full capabilities and associated benefits of 3D printing fixtures.

3D Printed Bone Models Provide True-To-Life Training For Surgeons

3D printing offered a viable, cost-effective solution to recreating accurate models with repeatable bone fracture types for multiple training scenarios.

3D Printed Investment Casting Pattern for the PAC 12 Trophy

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing utilized their 3D printing investment casting pattern process to create the PAC 12 championship trophy.

3D Printed Jigs & Fixtures: A Powerful Solution for the Production Floor

The improvements offered by 3D printed jigs and fixtures can add up to major advantages for your company with reduced lead times and cost savings.

3D Printed Metal Ratchet Wrench is Better than Your Dad’s

The patented New Ratchet 3rd Generation (NRG3 for short) is a roller wrench 3D Printed with DMLS.

3D Printed Surgical Tool Transforms ACL Reconstruction

DanaMed collaboration brought its breakthrough Pathfinder ACL device to market using additive metals and DMLS technology to manufacture the metal tool.

3D Printed Trophies for Rapid + TCT 2018

Our 3D printed trophies for Rapid + TCT 2018, one of the biggest additive manufacturing shows in the business

3D Printing a Medical Breakthrough

Kablooe needed a cost-effective way to build, test, redesign and repeat. For this kind of breakthrough prototyping, FDM was just what the doctor ordered.

3D Printing Aircraft Interiors

The use of additive manufacturing for aircraft interiors continues to be a primary application for the aerospace industry.

3D Printing Brings the Familiarity of Home to the International Space Station

To create a drinking cup in microgravity, IRPI looked to 3D printing to solve what appeared to be an insurmountable challenge.

3D Printing Housings and Enclosures

Get to market faster and easier with Urethane Casting and 3D printing technologies for housings and enclosures.

3D Printing in Color: The Power of a Realistic Concept Model, Fast

Ideal for consumer prototypes and anatomical models, PolyJet Multi-Color brings projects to life.

3D Printing in the Energy, Oil and Gas Industry

3D printed parts are being utilized by the energy sector to harness the natural resources of our planet.

3D Printing in the Movies

We break down a few myths Hollywood has perpetuated about 3D printing and the real-life applications utilized by movie makers.

3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures for the Production Floor

3D printed jigs & fixtures open up new possibilities on manufacturing-floor productivity.

3D Printing Materials for Production Parts

Read our breakdown of 3D printing materials that fulfill production part requirements.

3D Printing Production Parts with FDM Pro

FDM Pro utilizes ULTEM 9085 CG to deliver mechanically enhanced ULTEM 9085 parts with the repeatability necessitated by high-requirements industries.

3D Printing Technologies Comparison: Multi Jet Fusion vs. Laser Sintering

LS has been in market since 1992 and MJF has just come on the scene in recent years, but both technologies offer unique value points to customers.

3D Printing with Photopolymers

Discover the key considerations and the advantages of working with photopolymers and their related 3D printing technologies.

3D Printing with Stereolithography

Learn more about Stereolithography's process and common applications.

3D Printing, Casting and Molding: Finding the Right Process to Manufacture Over-Molded Designs

Wherever you are in your design process, you’re not limited in manufacturing solutions. Learn more about designing over-molded parts.

3D Printing's Impact on the Value Chain

Learn how 3D printing is revolutionizing the value chain in Stratasys Direct Manufacturing's new white paper. Download it now!

4 Considerations for Material Selection

It can be difficult to determine which material fits the profile for your project - these considerations and our Material Wizard are here to help.

4 Reasons to Use a 3D Printing Service Bureau

Owning a 3D printer and outsourcing don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Check out these four considerations for when to use a 3D printing service bureau.

5 Places Additive Manufacturing is Unstoppable

There are five industries in particular where the amazing capabilities of additive manufacturing have transformed production.

5 Reasons PolyJet is Perfect for Prototyping

PolyJet is an ideal 3D printing technology for quick delivery of accurate and highly cosmetic prototypes.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a 3D Printing Technology and Material

To help you start to filter certain 3D printing processes and materials, we put together a selection methodology.

737 Scale Model Uses Laser Sintering to Fly

Created by Area-I in Georgia, PTERA is the unmanned Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft yielding inexpensive flight research for commercial aircraft and NASA, and it’s using 3D printing in a few instrumental ways.

Additive Manufacturing Improves Prototyping Urethane Foam Parts

Whether you have one-off prototypes or quantities in the hundreds, pairing low-volume urethane foam part production with FDM tools can provide you with the many benefits.

Additive Manufacturing: How To Implement It Into Your Business Model

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing offers customized manufacturing solutions for your company by evaluating your operations and identifying opportunities.

Additive Metals: Achieving Process Repeatability

In a recorded webinar learn how we achieved process repeatability with additive metals and Direct Metal Laser Sintering.

Advancing What's Possible: Additive Metals

Check out this infographic for an overview of additive metals including statistics, benefits and common industry applications.

AM in Aerospace Infographic

An infographic overview of additive manufacturing in aerospace including benefits and common applications.

An Easy Way to Add Inserts into FDM 3D Printed Parts

Assembled FDM components can benefit from hardware added in the middle of the build.

Antique Auto Gets a Cutting-Edge Restoration

To bring the an antique auto back to life, our customer needed an affordable way to build custom dies. PolyJet 3D printing technology was a perfect solution

Automotive Personalization Brought to Life with 3D Printing

Each luxury vehicle has very unique engineering and design, from the engine to the interior. This poses a challenge for creating new, customized features.

Best Practices for Optimizing Your CAD Designs and Converting to STL for FDM

For most additive manufacturing processes, the data from your Computer Aided Design (CAD) file must be exported to an STL file in order to build the part. Preparing for this export is a crucial step in applying the benefits of additive manufacturing to your project and in maximizing the functionality of your 3D printed parts.

Breaking the Mold with Cross-Technologies

Streamline conventional manufacturing processes and cost-effectively bring your product to market faster with additive manufacturing and cross-technologies.

Bringing Downtown Detroit to Life

Olympia Entertainment utilizes FDM to display their ambitious plan to breath new life into downtown Detroit

Building a Connected Healthcare Network, One Robot at a Time

3D printed medical robots are helping to deliver a connected healthcare network across the nation for better patient care.

Cast Urethane Design Considerations

Urethane casting can execute complicated features seamlessly and provide end use parts faster than conventional means can achieve.

Choosing the Right Material for Your Application

The best 3D printing material options are growing, bridging gaps in prototype and end-use production. Read our white paper to navigate the landscape.

CNC Machined vs. 3D Printed: Creating the Master Pattern

CNC machined master patterns are preferred over 3D printed patterns when it is necessary to produce more than one or two molds and/ or to meet stricter dimensional tolerances.

Conformal Fuel Tank Expands UAV Range

Advanced Ceramics Research designed a 3D printed UAV to provide low cost aerial surveillance imaging. Read how we helped in this case study.

Cutting-Edge Skating with Nylon 12CF

Designed and made in California, Onewheel 3D prints high-quality components, including carbon fiber parts, to create a strong and reliable product.

Design for Additive Manufacturability: CAD Output for FDM

Your CAD files tell the story of your part. It is important to prepare your files for export to ensure quality is maintained from CAD to final part.

Design for Additive Manufacturability: Finishing for FDM and PolyJet

The Fused Deposition Modeling finishing process changes a part's properties. Secondary operations turn these raw parts into finished goods.

Design Next-Generation Products

Our advanced manufacturing services make the design process easy, with rapid prototyping, thorough Design Guidelines and helpful Design Services.

Design Services Infographic

Check out this infographic for an overview of manufacturing solutions offered by our Design Services.

Designing With Photopolymers

Since the general properties of photopolymers widely vary, it is important to know which type of material is right for your model.

Developing Flight-Ready Production Hardware with Laser Sintering

Bell Helicopter utilizes laser sintering to build several ECS ducting and internal components for their 429 and 412 programs.

Direct Metal Laser Sintering Design Guide

These guidelines are to be used as a starting point in understanding the basic aspects of part design and preparation for DMLS

Discover New Solutions for Developing Products

Whether the idea is to solve a problem or improve upon a previous product, engineers start with research to inform their product development.

Electroplating Goes Beyond Making FDM and PolyJet Parts Shine

The added strength and aesthetics of electroplated parts lend themselves well to functional prototyping and end use applications. And electroplating is just one of a number of finishing services we offer at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to help you perfect your part.

Ensuring Superior Quality of Additive Metal Parts

Learn how we ensure superior quality additive metal parts through precision machining, finishing, in-house quality controls, and job tracking.

Expanding the Range of UAV’s with 3D Printing

With the design freedom allowing for part consolidation and lighter parts, 3D printing has significantly contributed to the development of UAV’s and their latest applications.

Expanding the Range of UAV’s with 3D Printing

With the design freedom allowing for part consolidation and lighter parts, 3D printing has significantly contributed to the development of UAV’s and their latest applications.

Expert Engineering & 3D Printing

Making a quality 3D printed part takes more than just a machine. It takes a responsive engineering team behind the technology working to ensure quality.

FDM Antero™ 800NA & New Opportunities for Chemical Resistant 3D Printed Parts

FDM Antero™ 800NA solves manufacturing challenges with excellent mechanical properties and high chemical resistance.

FDM For The Final Frontier

ASA needs robots to do the jobs in space that humans can’t. That’s why our customer Wyle Laboratories designed and 3D printed Robonaut 2.

FDM Nylon 12CF Offers New Possibilities for 3D Printed Production Parts

FDM Nylon 12CF is ideal for 3D printing production parts and functional prototyping in high-requirement applications.

FDM Pro with ULTEM 9085 CG

This solution delivers high-quality ULTEM 9085 parts produced with industry-leading Stratasys hardware and backed by material and process traceability for high-requirements production manufacturing. Stratasys Direct is proud to bring you FDM Pro with ULTEM™ 9085 CG.

FDM Soluble Cores Simplify Production of Composite Parts

Wrap composite material around a core made out of FDM soluble material, which dissolves in a water-based solution.

FDM vs. PolyJet: A Tale of Two 3D Printing Technologies

How do you know which one is right for your parts? In order to better understand your options, it is important to know how each process works.

First Offering of its Kind Equips Manufacturers to Take Advantage of the Disruptive Power of 3D Printing

Professional Services provides consultative services to companies looking to incorporate the benefits of additive manufacturing for its business.

Five 3D Printing Tips to Save You Time

Don’t let the complexity of 3D printing slow down your project goals. Get to market quickly with these five 3D printing tips to save you time.

Foam Urethane Casting Wins Golden Mousetrap Award

Our new method creates foam parts faster using 3D printed molds built with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and ABS thermoplastic.

Four Key Factors for a Balanced Design

The four factors that must be in conjunction with one another for a balanced design: size, layer resolution, wall thickness and orientation.

From Prototypes to Production

Stratasys Direct's experts and advanced manufacturing solutions will take your design from prototype to final production part.

From the Design Lab: An Insider's Guide to Laser Sintering

In this white paper, we've compiled some of the most important design considerations for any Laser Sintering project to help you guide your design.

Fused Deposition Modeling Design Guide

These guidelines are to be used as a starting point in understanding the basic aspects of part design and preparation for Fused Deposition Modeling.

Fused Deposition Modeling Takes Flight With NASA’s N+3

A major part of the project is the assessment of aerodynamics, propulsion, operations and structure to ensure the full spectrum of concept improvements.

Game Changer for the Detroit Red Wings

3D printed scale models of Little Caesars Arena and a 50-block district surrounding the stadium were used to bring new life to downtown Detroit.

Here are the top 3 ways we see 3D printing transforming aircraft interior manufacturing:

As more and more airlines seek to add seats or increase passenger space, 3D printing offers a way to simplify parts.

High-Performance Electric Motorcycle Features Rapid Manufactured Components

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing built a 3D printed motorcycle with Mission Motors, bridging high-performance motorsports and green technology.

How 3D Printed Concept Models Enhance Marketing

Low cost and quick to produce, 3D printed concept models serve marketing programs like photoshoots for ad creative or tradeshows and sales efforts.

How 3D Printing fits into Product Development

At Stratasys Direct Manufacturing we offer comprehensive services at key stages of the product development life cycle that service designers and engineers as they transform their concepts into amazing products.

How it Works: Direct Metal Laser Sintering

Discover the steps involved in 3D printing metal with Direct Metal Laser Sintering technology.

How it Works: Fused Deposition Modeling

Learn about the unrivaled strength and accuracy of FDM, and how it's speed and materials are utilized across industries from aerospace to energy.

How it Works: Laser Sintering

Discover how Laser Sintering uses a CO2 laser to heat and fuse thermoplastic powder to build production parts and prototypes.

How it Works: PolyJet 3D Printing

Discover how PolyJet 3D printing creates detailed, beautiful parts faster than any other technology at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

How it Works: Stereolithography

Hear firsthand from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing experts why they’re excited about Stereolithography and why it is a valuable rapid prototyping tool.

How it Works: Urethane Casting

Watch our Technology Video to learn how urethane casting utilizes 3D printed master patterns to create economical, low volume parts and gets your product to market first.

How to Optimize a Quote for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Engineers

Helpful information and general rules of thumb for the design process to optimize 3D printing quotes.

How To Prepare STL Files

STL is the standard file type used by most additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) systems. STL is a triangulated representation of a 3D CAD model.

How To Translate 3D CAD Files into .STL Files: SolidWorks

Our programmers have confided in us a few of the best recommendations for .STL file exportation from 3D CAD files in SolidWorks.

How To Translate 3D CAD Files into .STL Files: SolidWorks

Our programmers have confided in us a few of the best recommendations for .STL file exportation from 3D CAD files in SolidWorks.

How To Translate 3D CAD Files into .STL Files: SolidWorks

Our programmers have confided in us a few of the best recommendations for .STL file exportation from 3D CAD files in SolidWorks.

Human Patient Birthing Simulator Assisted by 3D Printing

To create the highly complex, integrated model, 3D printing and subtractive CNC machining was critical for full realization of all simulations.

Implementing 3D Printing: In-house or Outsource?

Your business needs 3D printed parts. Do you buy a 3D printer or order parts through a 3D printing service provider?

IMTS 2018 Preview

On Monday, September 10 at 11:00 am in room W194-A, process and manufacturing engineer Andrew Carter will share the results of the studies in Metal Additive Manufacturing Myths: The Truth About Powder Reuse and Its Effect on Mechanical Properties.

Industry Highlight: 3D Printing and Foundries

Metal casting at foundries is a centuries old manufacturing process that can be significantly impacted by the benefits of 3d printing.

Infographic: Guide to 3D Printing Technologies

This comprehensive infographic gives a broad 3D printing technology overview, including a definition of what is 3D printing, a guide to types of 3D printing processes and the history of 3D printing.

Injection Molding Design Guide

Injection Molding is used for manufacturing a variety of parts, from small components like AAA battery boxes to large components like truck body panels.

Injection Molding Design Guidelines

Key considerations when desigining and optimizing 3D models for injection molding.

Innovation Takes a Front Seat at TS Tech

Automotive Seat Maker Shaves 31% in Costs and 90% in Weight with 3D Printed Check Fixture

International Space Station Freezer Receives 3D Printed Interior, Ducting

3D printing in the Space Station was critical in creating solutions for the ISS freezer. Read our case study today.

Introducing GrabCAD WorkBench

Break down walls, collaborate with your team and order 3D printed parts anytime and anywhere.

Introducing Stronger, More Flexible PolyJet Parts

To enhance parts and medical models that utilize the flexible capabilities of PolyJet, Stratasys Direct now offers Agilus30.

Investment Casting Design Guidelines

Key considerations when desigining and optimizing CAD models for 3D printed investment casting patterns.

Key Considerations when 3D Printing with Thermoplastics

Learn about the differences between injection molding thermoplastics and thermoplastics used in 3D printing processes, including key design considerations.

Laser Sintering Accuracy Study

A snapshot of an accuracy study that displays important distinctions about parts built with the LS process at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

Laser Sintering Design Guide

Discover key design considerations when designing complex parts for Laser Sintering technology.

Laser Sintering Design Tips: Holes

To achieve a hole using Laser Sintering, there’s no drilling required.

Laser Sintering Design Tips: Incorporating Text

Discover the optimal text size and font and better understand how text resolves for Laser Sintering 3D printing.

Lockheed Martin 3D Prints Fuel Tank Simulation with Help from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin and Stratasys Direct Manufacturing teamed up to create a fuel tank simulation for a new satellite design.

LS Allows 928 Motorsports to Improve Porsche 928 Performance

We assisted 928 Motorsports in developing LS intake runners for testing and final production to outperform stock runners in the Porsche 928 engine.

Making Production Parts with Multi Jet Fusion

After months of careful validation of the technology in our robust manufacturing facilities, we’re excited to offer Multi Jet Fusion for production parts.

Making Rapid Prototyping Better with 3D Printing Services

The journey from concept to successful product can be fraught with obstacles. Utilizing a 3D printing service enables product designers to remove the guesswork from their prototyping process.

Making Your 3D Printed Parts Faster

When time is of the essence on a 3D printing project, expedite your project turnaround by considering these key steps.

Making Your Parts Better in a Changing Manufacturing Landscape

At Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, we promise three key areas of excellence: expertise, service and quality. Backed by our robust production capabilities and decades in manufacturing, we’re able to deliver projects on-time at the best possible quality.

Medical Device Manufacturing: EMD Millipore’s Muse Cell Analyzer

Millipore’s challenge was to manufacture the Muse in time for a pre-production product launch prior to injection molding and tooling.

Multi Jet Fusion Design Guide

Multi Jet Fusion offers expanded possibilities for 3D printed production parts. Create complex geometries in durable nylon faster and more cost-effectively than ever before.

New Advancements in 3D Printing Medical Models

The medical industry is rapidly embracing the cutting-edge production of 3D printed anatomical models for bettering patient outcomes.

New Energy Efficient Car Built With 3D Printing

KOR's Urbee is the very first car built completely with additive manufacturing technology, designed to be aerodynamic and as green as possible.

New in 3D Printing Thermoplastic Polyurethane: FDM TPU 92A Elastomer

Prototype high functioning, durable and complex parts with similar material properties found in an elastomeric material with FDM TPU 92A.

New in Metal 3D Printing: Copper

The latest material available in 3D printing is Copper (C18150) specifically developed by Stratasys Direct to fill the void in the AM market.

Park and Fly: Airport Art Installment Adds History, Color

Artist Mark Reigelman utilized Stratasys Direct to urethane cast 900 detailed plane models for an impressive art installment at San Diego Airport.

PC-ISO Combines Strength and Safety for FDM Medical Applications

Additive manufacturing processes like Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) have the materials to meet medical safety requirements.

Planning Ahead: The Next Step in the Product Development Life Cycle

During the planning phase of the product development life cycle, our prototyping services and manufacturing expertise will help you prepare to move into mass production.

PolyJet Design Guidelines

Key considerations when desigining and optimizing 3D models for the multi-color PolyJet process.

PolyJet Multi-Color Design Guide

Design guidelines providing instructions for design considerations, including file exporting procedures & color selection for polyjet multi-color parts.

Printing Hearts

Hearts can be 3D printed and delivered to physicians in hours, enabling physicians to study models before performing open-heart surgery on a patient.

Production 3D Printing in the Product Development Life Cycle

In industries like aerospace, medical, transportation and consumer products, additive manufacturing has increasingly become a production solution for top companies.

Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts

We’ve compiled a few finishing examples which best relay the options open to you for your 3D printed, machined or cast part.

Prototyping a New Watch Design

Stratasys Direct builds prototype of a complex watch from Devon.

Prototyping for an AK-47 Assault Rifle

3D printed gun technology is advancing. Solid Concepts was involved in the prototyping of an AK-47 assault rifle.

Prototyping for Babes: Mom Entrepreneur Uses 3D Printing to Begin Business

Entrepreneur used 3D printing to determine the functionality, look and feel of a baby bottle design.

Reinventing the Spoon: Prototyping to Perfection

The NumNum Dip encourages the progression of necessary motor skills without requiring the baby to jump from zero utensil handling to debutante-ready motions.

Replenishing Inventory: 3D Printing and the Last Stage of the Product Development Life Cycle

The on-demand approach of 3D printing allows businesses to provide products and spare parts as-ordered and eliminates the need for large inventories.

Revolutionary DMLS Surgical Tool Repairs Ligaments, Restores Confidence

Dr. Piasecki set out to improve the success rate of ACL reconstruction by modifying the standard surgical technique using a 3D printed metal surgical tool.

San Francisco Opera Chandelier Gets 3D Printed

San Francisco Opera has a beautiful iconic chandelier which, thanks to some quick 3D printing, you can buy in jewelry form.

Seven Questions to Identify the Best 3D Printing Technology

The differences between 3D printing technologies can influence parts significantly. These 7 questions will help you identify the process for your project.

Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

Consider cast urethanes as an economical manufacturing method as you move into the final stages of product development.

Spare Parts & 3D Printing

Ensure the availability of spare parts for your customers and reduce lead times and costs associated with large and obsolete inventories with 3D printing.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Gets a Boost from 3D Printing

This new propeller provides users with improved run times and top speeds thanks to the optimized hydrodynamic design.

Stereolithography Dream Team: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Somos Collaboration

Build 3D printed parts with newer and advanced SL materials through a collaboration with Somos.

Stereolithography Predicts Product Life

Thermal imaging company, FLIR, uses Stereolithography to test design and function, determine strengths and weaknesses, calculate market interest and lengthen the life of their products.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing accelerates the launch of the first open source, 3D printed robot for Intel

With the help of several makers, students, designers and engineers, the first iteration of the 21st Century Robot named Jimmy came to life.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing builds a life-size founding father for the Smithsonian

Thomas Jefferson was a large figure in American history. He also proved to be a large figure in the Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Production System.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Builds the First 3D Printed Parts to Function on the Exterior of a Satellite

The FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 mission will operate exterior, functional 3D printed parts in space for the first time in history.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Delivers NASCAR-Grade Auto Components in Record Time

When Joe Gibbs needed automotive racing parts tough enough to withstand competition & attractive enough to do their team’s sponsors proud, they came to us.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Partners With Somos® To Accelerate Stereolithography Material Innovation

Somos partnership offers new, customized materials for stereolithography (SL) that provides material properties to support distinct applications.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Puts Clemson University’s Vehicle Prototype on the Fast Track to Production

BMW required a cost-efficient, low-volume manufacturing plan for the Deep Orange 4, which targeted a niche market of performance-oriented SUV customers.

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Selected By Airbus To 3D Print Polymer Serial Flying A350 XWB Parts

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing has been chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed polymer parts for use on A350 XWB aircraft.

Students Learn to Build Drones via 3D Printing

To galvanize creativity in engineering and sciences, Kashmir Robotics has a new challenge for young students: Build a Drone.

Super Bowl Shoes: Superior Performance Leveraged Through 3D Printing

3D printing plays an unprecendented role in the innovative cleats worn by Super Bowl football players.

Surgical Simulation on 3D Printed Brains Improves Outcomes

An on-going study, which focuses on specifically undertaking the task of saving a patient experiencing a brain aneurysm, will compare 3D printing against traditional training methodologies such as cadavers (human, animal), foam models, and other conventional practices.

Taking Your Product to the Finishing Line

As you choose the materials & technology for your product, we can provide guidance on which finishing options can help you realize your product objectives.

The Benefits of CNC Machining FDM Parts

CNC Machining FDM parts has proved to be another tool 3D printing customers can take advantage of for optimized and dimensional accuracy.

The Impact of 3D Printing on the Supply Chain

An illustrated look at the differences between a traditional supply chain and one that utilizes 3D printing.

The Might of ID-Light: Lighter Parts in a Fraction of the Time

ID-Light is a proprietary build style that features a scaffolding-like internal structure, available with both Stereolithography and FDM.

The New American Muscle Car

Equus Automotive teamed up with Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to aid in the manufacturing of the prototype / pre-production BASS770.

The Product Development Life Cycle

Stratasys Direct's expertise and manufacturing capabilities offer solutions for every stage of the product development life cycle.

The Ultimate 3D Printing Match Up: Laser Sintering vs. Fused Deposition Modeling

Learn the advantages and differences between LS and FDM technology and discover the best process for your project.

Three Mistakes to Avoid when Designing for Injection Molding

Whatever the project, industrial designers, engineers and product designers may face some challenges when designing for injection molding. This article details three mistakes designers should avoid for successful injection molded parts.

Top 10 Things to Consider When Prototyping

It is important to understand the many aspects that go into 3D printing in order to select the right material and machine to construct your part.

Top 3 Considerations Before Prototyping

Engineers and designers looking to take advantage of 3D printing for prototyping should consider these key considerations before getting started.

Top 3 Considerations Before Prototyping

Engineers and designers looking to take advantage of 3D printing for prototyping should consider these key considerations before getting started.

Top 4 Differences Between Stereolithography and PolyJet

Knowing the differences will lead you to the best process choice for your project. Here are the top four differences between PolyJet and Stereolithography.

Top 7 Ways to Save with Efficient 3D Printing

Save time and money on any 3D printing project with these 7 tips. With Stratasys Direct's expertise, you can optimize your part at the best possible price.

Top Benefits of 3D Printing Master Patterns for Urethane Casting

Cast urethane molding is an efficient, cost-effective way to produce 100 to 1,000 end use parts in advanced formula polyurethanes.

Top Challenges to Widespread 3D Printing Adoption

What challenges are holding additive manufacturing back from widespread adoption? We set out to find the answer through our recent industry survey.

Top Factors that Affect 3D Printing Price

What determines the price of 3D printing services? Part size and geometry understandably affect price, but there are other details that can alter the price of your parts.

Top Five Reasons To 3D Print Manufacturing Tools

Manufacturing tools can be 3D printed more quickly and less expensively than traditional manufacturing methods, lowering the threshold to revamp your production floor. Read the benefits of 3D printing manufacturing tools to see why this is one of the fastest growing applications.

Top Reasons to Use FDM Tools for Paper Pulp Molding

Nanufacturers have discovered Fused Deposition Modeling as an alternative production process for paper pulp molding.

Transforming the Supply Chain with 3D Printing

The future of manufacturing includes integrating additive manufacturing into the traditional supply chain to move into the future.

ULTEM Takes 3D Part Strength to Another Level

ULTEM 9085 is a high-performance thermoplastic suited for parts that need superior durability.

ULTEM Takes 3D Part Strength to Another Level

ULTEM 9085 is a high-performance thermoplastic suited for parts that need superior durability.

Understanding Material Nuances from Metal 3D Printing

Each metal 3D printing material adds a unique range of mechanical properties to broaden perfect-fit applications.

Upgrade a Centuries-Old Manufacturing Technique with FDM

Investment casting patterns can be made faster and with less expense with additive manufacturing technologies like Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM).

Urethane Casting Design Guide

Key considerations when desigining and optimizing 3D models for the Urethane Casting process.

Urethane Parts Help Exercise Equipment Manufacturer Meet Production Deadlines

When tooling deliveries were delayed, Star Trac turned to Stratasys Direct Manufacturing for production level quantities of urethane components.

Urethanes Casting Benefits from Prototypes to Production

Urethane Casting with our proprietary evolutions addresses early challenges in the product development life cycle with strong and stable components.

Video: Making it Better

Who is Stratasys Direct and what do we do? Learn about the attentive experts behind your parts. Backed by our robust production capabilities and decades in the industry, your project will be delivered to your requirements, on-time.

Video: Manufacturing Parts with 3D Printing

You want to get your products in front of target markets right away, and we want to help. Our 3D printing and finishing services help you to quickly create custom, complex production parts.

Walk This Way: 3D Printing Drives New Advancements In Foot Orthotics

Patients become more independent, increasingly mobile, and highly active with 3D printing.

Water Bottle for Runners Goes the Distance with Multiple 3D Printing Technologies

Long-time runner, Jim deBeers, turned to additive manufacturing when designing his new hands-free water bottle for runners, the HydraKlick® Solo 8TM.

What is 3D Printing?

Read our 3D printing starter guide to learn how 3D printers work. Videos, images, and articles to help you understand 3D printing technologies.

What is 3D Printing?

3D printing doesn’t refer to one kind of manufacturing or technological process and therefore a well-rounded understanding requires an in-depth look into all available 3D printing systems.

When To 3D Print Fiber Layup Molds

Producing molds and masters with FDM or PolyJet technology addresses the challenges of traditional manufacturing methods.

When to CNC Machine Your 3D Printed Parts

CNC machining is traditionally used to manufacture low volume, end-use parts, but it has also been adopted as a secondary process for additive manufacturing technology.

Where Stereolithography and PolyJet Applications Overlap

A list of the solutions engineers find ideal from both SL and PolyJet, along with corresponding materials, to help you choose the best 3D print process based on your need.

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Working Together: 3D Printing Expands Efficiencies in Traditional Manufacturing

Streamline conventional manufacturing processes and cost-effectively bring your product to market faster with additive manufacturing and cross-technologies.