Stratasys Inc.

Manufactures additive manufacturing systems and materials that provide manufacturing-ready industrial solutions in composite part fabrication (tooling and production parts), injection molding, and rapid prototyping, and in the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, education and consumer goods industries.

7665 Commerce Way
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 US

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3D printing helps Latécoère cut lead times
Latécoère is deploying Stratasys FDM additive manufacturing throughout its design and production process.

Chocolate Factory replaces metal parts with Stratasys composite 3D printing material
3D printed replacement machine part, produced in Stratasys FDM Nylon 12CF thermoplastic containing 35% chopped carbon fiber.  

Live from 2017 Carbon Fiber conference
Automation, 3D printing and thermoplastics herald a new future for carbon fiber composites.

The big blue bear: Redux
It’s been 12 years since I wrote “Composite Sculpture Bears a Second Look” about the big blue bear sculpture in downtown Denver, CO, US. The project opened my eyes to digital design, and gave me the opportunity to meet the sculptor, Lawrence Argent. Argent passed away last week.

PADT, Stratasys additive manufacturing lab focuses on composite tooling
Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies and Stratasys have created a first-of-its-kind additive manufacturing lab at Metropolitan State University of Denver (Colorado).

CAMX 2017 preview: Stratasys
Additive manufacturing and 3D printing specialist Stratasys (Eden Prairie, MN, US) is emphasizing the manufacture of molds and mandrels made with its fused deposition modeling (FDM) material and equipment.

Eviation Aircraft developing all-electric commuter plane with Stratasys 3D printing 
Eviation was able to create the required strong, geometrically complex, lightweight parts by 3D printing a composite lay-up tool in ULTEM 1010 material, which was then covered with carbon fiber.

Boom Supersonic completes demonstrator design, reveals 76 orders
Boom Supersonic unveiled on June 20th the completed design of the XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator, the subscale prototype of the Boom supersonic passenger airliner. Boom also provided an update on their order book, now totaling 76 aircraft amongst five world airlines.

Boom Technology and Stratasys to cooperate on 3D tools and parts
Stratasys Ltd. (Eden Prairie, MN, US) and Boom Technology (Denver, CO, US) announced on June 15 a significant technical partnership to bring the commercial airline industry one step closer to routine supersonic travel.

Lunch and learn about additive manufacturing at SAMPE 2017
Stratasys is offering two free events at SAMPE Seattle 2017 that will focus on composite tooling and production parts made via additive manufacturing.

3D printed tools are in production at Dassault Falcon Jet
The trend of employing polymeric additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing for composite tooling is growing.

Stratasys launches carbon fiber-­filled nylon 3D printing material
The FDM Nylon 12CF with high stiffness­-to-­weight ratio is capable of replacing metal components in a range of prototyping, tooling and end­-use applications.

Stratasys to bring additive manufacturing to McLaren F1
Stratasys will supply McLaren Racing with its latest FDM and PolyJet-based 3D printing solutions and materials for visual and functional prototyping, production tooling including composite tooling, and customized production parts.

Stratasys, Siemens partner to advance AM into volume production
The partnership aims to strengthen and expand the benefits of 3D printing in the manufacturing value chain.

Orbital ATK’s Cygnus successfully berthed to ISS
Onboard Cygnus were four Spire LEMUR-2 CubeSats, part of the Spire Global Inc. remote sensing satellite constellation that provides global ship tracking and weather monitoring.

Airbus picks Stratasys for additive manufacturing in A350 XWB supply chain
Airbus has standardized on Stratasys' ULTEM 9085 3D printing material for the production of flight parts for its A350 XWB aircraft.

Stratasys debuts Robotic Composite and Infinite-Build 3D printers
The company says this new 3D printing technology produces larger, lighter production parts for aerospace and automotive.

Additive manufacturing comes to composites fabrication
The use of continuous fiber in additive manufacturing systems is not trivial, but it is being done. As this fabrication technology evolves and matures, options for applying it in everything from automotive to aerospace to consumer composites will expand tremendously, creating a host of new opportunities for the composites industry. Read here for who is providing what kind of additive manufacturing technology for use in composites fabrication.

3D printed composite parts provide solution for UAV
New technology uses long carbon fibers to boost strength and stiffness for small yet high-performance aircraft.

Nanocomp Technologies Inc., Merrimack, NH, US
Its millimeter-length macro CNTs are finally realizing their commercial composites potential, with spacecraft applications leading the way.

Product Categories of Stratasys Inc.

Materials
  • Additive manufacturing/3D printing build materials
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Additive manufacturing/3D printing systems
    • 3-D printing
    • Fused deposition modeling
    • Other additive manufacturing
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Prototyping
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, radomes
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product