Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. Customer Story

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Nexans Autoelectric of America, Inc. is known internationally by automakers for vehicle electrical wiring systems, molded components, and clocksprings. Jeremy Richardson is a component designer that supports wire harness development at Nexans Autoelectric. Initially, Jeremy’s team purchased the SOLIDWORKS Simulation package through Computer Aided Technology as a cost-savings move to help with engagement force predictions and stress analysis. Jeremy says, “The current CAD system being used offered the desired simulation capabilities, however, at a very high price point. SOLIDWORKS offered […]

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Sperling Railway Services, Inc. Customer Story

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At Sperling Railway Services, Inc., designing on-track railroad maintenance equipment doesn’t typically present a challenge when it comes to weight. However, when the objective is to pick up tons of railway spikes, elevate them on an extended arm, and dump them a safe distance from the tracks, that’s where it gets tricky. “Normally on the railroad, we’re able to overbuild due to the fact that weight isn’t really an issue,” Scott Lanz says, Design Engineer at Sperling. “With this, we […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Customized Aircraft Interiors Take Off at Paris Air Show With Rapid Prototyping

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Customized Aircraft Interiors – Rapid Prototyping In the video below, Jeremy Hui, our Senior Applications Engineer for the RP Solutions Business Unit, walks us through some of the great 3D printed rapid prototyping examples in action at the Stratasys booth at this year’s Paris Air Show. Utilizing the full color, multi-material capabilities of the J750 3D Printer and the tough, functional FDM materials of the Fortus Production Series, aerospace designers and engineers can really explore the horizons in custom interior […]

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Stratasys Launches F123 Series of Rapid Prototyping Solutions

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Stratasys Launches F123 Series of Rapid Prototyping Solutions Combines Office-Usability and Increased Speed with Engineering-grade Performance Excitement and innovation are clearly back in rapid prototyping with the new F123 3D Printing Solution from Stratasys. Designed expressly to address all the needs of workgroup design and engineering environments, the F123 might just be the system that can put 3D printing into every office, lab and classroom. No matter what your previous 3D printing experience, you can quickly master any of the […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Surgical Procedures Benefit from 3D Printed Models – White Paper

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Stratasys White Paper Identifies Surgical Procedures that Benefit Most from 3D Printed Models The use of 3D printed anatomical models for surgical planning has a history going back more than two decades, but it has primarily been pursued by a narrow set of research hospitals. Recently, interest in these applications has grown significantly, as indicated by the number of published papers addressing the use of 3D printing in preparation for surgical cases. A review of the published literature reveals that […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: 3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution?

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How to Spot the Difference (and Save Millions) – Part 1 Another Year. New Challenges for the Product Innovation Firm. Before diving into your next 3D printing purchase for Rapid Prototyping (RP), let’s put your product development process in focus. The product development process, which transforms a concept into a market-ready product, plays a critical role in both the functional and economic success of your product and parent company. It is therefore crucial for firms to effectively mveasure the performance […]

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Creaform 3D Scanning: A Glimpse Into the Future of Metrology

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A Glimpse Into the Future of Metrology Metrology will be an integral part of the manufacturing process. More efficient metrology tools will be used for inspections that will not only be limited to critical features, but will encompass more complete measurements. Simple 3D measurements will be transferred to the production floor and will systematically occur at every step/many steps during the manufacturing process. In industry 4.0, metrology will identify defaults and update the manufacturing process in real time. Not only will it correct […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: French Foundry 3D Prints Sand Casting Models in Hours

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French Foundry 3D Prints Sand Casting Models in Hours The French foundry and machining company VHM Fonderie has slashed its product development time and increased its manufacturing capacity since introducing Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing company-wide. Formerly known as Heinrich Fonderie, VHM Fonderie specializes in the production of industrial iron castings using a traditional sand casting process. The company now uses a Stratasys Connex Multi-material 3D Printer throughout product development, from making functional prototypes to master models for the sand casting […]

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Creaform Scanning: Koenigsegg Partners with Creaform

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Koenigsegg Partners with Creaform to Certify the Quality Standards of its Hypercar Lineup Koenigsegg hypercars have received a lot of attention lately with the APEX: The Story of the Hypercar (currently available on Netflix). You may also have seen in your newsfeed for the past few weeks Top Gear’s World Exclusive Drive of the Koenigsegg Regera. Koenigsegg is also fresh out of Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. With Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche and Bugatti also in the market, […]

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SOLIDWORKS Case Study: MCAD Customer – Ideum

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SOLIDWORKS Case Study: MCAD Customer – Ideum Advancing Interactive Table and Wall Display Development with SOLIDWORKS Solutions Ideum manufactures a range of state-of-the-art, multitouch hardware for use in demanding, high-traffic environments worldwide by implementing SOLIDWORKS Professional and SOLIDWORKS Premium. Established in 1999 to develop interactive websites and software for museums, Ideum has grown to become a leading manufacturer of interactive, multitouch table and wall display hardware solutions. After becoming dissatisfied with the quality of display hardware available to support its […]

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