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Stratasys Acquires Leader in SLA Industry

Stratasys Acquires Leader in SLA Industry

Published 01/20/2021

In the year 2021 there are many types of additive manufacturing. However, the two that have dominated the industry since its creation have been FDM and SLA. Quickly, FDM uses a spool of plastic melted by a hot end extruder. SLA, although a more meticulous process, offers very strong and high-quality parts. In some cases, however, SLA is comparable to the speed of FDM technology.   Stratasys, an American based company, has created some...

How 3D Printing is Changing Architecture

How 3D Printing is Changing Architecture

Published 01/14/2021

3D Printing is often something viewed as having limited applications. Prototype manufacturing is probably the most well-known; 3D models used for car parts, aerospace applications or other items that simply require a high quality, low cost avenue. In recent years however, a version of 3D Printing is being used to build houses all over the...

Advanced Bone Material for J750 Digital Anatomy

Advanced Bone Material for J750 Digital Anatomy

Published 12/17/2020

The J750 Digital Anatomy Printer is amazingly powerful in the hands of medical professionals. The unique printing materials give this machine a spotlight of its own. One of the newer material releases, Advanced Bone is another synthetic photopolymer that has surprisingly similar properties to that of the human body. Proven in various studies, medical models printed...

nTopology and Stratasys Team Up

nTopology and Stratasys Team Up

Published 12/08/2020

Stratasys, one of the leading companies in additive manufacturing technology, is hosting a live event with members from the nTopology team to bring you the latest software advancements in the additive industry.  nTopology is a company dedicated to increasing the capabilities of designers and engineers through advanced modeling software. Often times, the design process can be...

Additive Manufacturing Through the Eyes of a College Student

Additive Manufacturing Through the Eyes of a College Student

Published 11/30/2020

An intern at R&D Technologies and a mechanical engineering student at the University of Rhode Island shares his past experiences with 3D printing. With some 3D printing background already under his belt, Max Willet describes the different tiers of additive manufacturing and how R&D Technologies fits in to world of professional 3D printing. Learn more about what Max discovered during his time spent with the company...

KeyShot Launch Event

KeyShot Launch Event

Published 11/23/2020

Are you a product designer using technology to enhance your design capabilities? What are some of the software tools you currently use to enhance your performance? Introducing a new visualization and rendering technology, KeyShot allows for a seamless transition from idea to CAD model and then to the finished physical part. See how designers are using KeyShot to create the next...

Stratasys Sessions

Stratasys Sessions

Published 07/14/2020

The Stratasys Sessions is an ongoing series of learning tools designed to empower you and your business with the help of additive manufacturing. From different printing machines, material compositions and applications, to practical additive manufacturing solutions and real world testimonials, Stratasys helps you better understand the world of 3D printing and how it can fit...

Police Department Thanks R&D Technologies

Police Department Thanks R&D Technologies

Published 06/30/2020

In light of the recent protests taking place across the country, the Narragansett Police Department faced these events with a shortage of protective equipment for its officers. This department was called upon to supervise numerous protests, and unfortunately riots, across Rhode Island state.  After hearing about the shortage of protective equipment, R&D Technologies quickly sprung into...