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Ford Innovates AM by Lying Down on the Job

Posted on March 8th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Overcoming the constraint of the Cartesian coordinate system, engineers at Ford and Stratasys are finding that the future for 3D printing large parts is not looking up but looking laterally. Moving in more than just the Z-axis enables manufacturing parts theoretically of infinite length. Continue reading “Ford Innovates AM by Lying Down on the Job” »

Additive and Robotics – Better Together

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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By Stratasys Ltd. via stratasys.com

The best manufacturing step is the one you don’t have to do. Combining additive manufacturing with robotic positioning eliminates the need for temporary support structures and their requisite downstream removal steps. Continue reading “Additive and Robotics – Better Together” »