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Prices Are Going Up

Prices Are Going Up

Published 06/08/2021

Attention! If you own a Stratasys FDM or PolyJet 3D printer, or Makerbot machine, or if you order prototypes from our service bureau, this message is for you!   Stratasys will be implementing price changes effective July 1st, 2021 in the following product areas:   5% increase on PolyJet and FDM materials Reduction in PolyJet and FDM machine trade-in allowances...

Additive Post-processing: Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Additive Post-processing: Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Published 05/10/2021

Post-processing is one of the less glamorous, but essential duties of additive manufacturing. And depending on the type of additive technology you have, post-processing techniques and systems may differ. Speaking from a large-scale production perspective, additive fusion technologies have been emerging as the clear winners when it comes to mass production and consistency from part to...

MM3D: Multimaterial Multinozzle 3D Printing

MM3D: Multimaterial Multinozzle 3D Printing

Published 04/20/2021

The capabilities of 3D printing technology are ever expanding. Researchers at the Harvard Wyss institute (specifically the Lewis Lab) and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a method of extruding multiple materials from a single print nozzle. The technology is currently able to output eight different materials at...

New VeroUltra Materials Released

New VeroUltra Materials Released

Published 04/19/2021

On April 14th, 2021 Stratasys released two new materials for the  Stratasys J7™, J8™ Series and the J55 3D printers. The new VeroUltra photopolymers were developed primarily for increased realism in prototype production. According to Stratasys, “The VeroUltra family uses advanced color algorithms to take PolyJet full color printing to advanced levels, enabling high-quality, full color model production....