Tooling

Stratasys Support Center – Tooling

Our solutions empower manufacturers to reduce investment and part costs; maximize assembly line efficiency; reduce the weight of production tools; to stay one step ahead of industry challenges.

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      Briefs
      • Application Brief - Molded Paper Pulp Packaging
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Sand Casting EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Soluble Cores FDM Sacrificial Cores and Mandrels for Composite Layups EN
        • 19 Dec 2018
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        • 186.85 KB pdf
      • Infographic - Composite Tooling
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - FDM Thermoform Tooling EN
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Heavy Gauge Thermoforming with FDM Tooling - EN Application Brief
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Investment Casting with Additive Manufacturing Tooling EN
        • 15 Nov 2018
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        • 804.44 KB pdf
      • Application Brief - FDM Layup Composite Tooling
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Application Brief - Sacrificial Tooling EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Silicone Molding with FDM Patterns EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Hydroforming EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • eBook - Introduction to Additive Manufacturing for Composites
        • 3 Jan 2019
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        • 4.14 MB pdf
      • Application Brief - PolyJet for Silicone Molding EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • PolyJet for Blow Molding - EN Application Brief
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      Case Studies
      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools ENApplication Customer Story
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools DEApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems End of Arms Tools ESApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools FRApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - RLM Industries Investment Casting ENApplication Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Champion Motorsports Soluble Cores - EN FDM Case StudyApplication Customer Story
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Piper Aircraft Metal Forming - EN FDM Aerospace Case StudyApplication Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools ITApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Melron Sand Casting ENApplication Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - ScanMed Silicone Molding ENApplication Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • SSL Rapid-Response Tooling - FDM EN Aerospace Case Study
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Indaero The Next Level - FDM EN Aerospace Case Study
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • CPI Aero Precise Contours - FDM EN Aerospace Case StudyCPI Aero manufactures structural assemblies for military and commercial aircraft that must meet very close tolerances. Adding 3D printing to its tolerance inspection process saved over $28,000 to produce a set of templates.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Connecticut Corsair Restoring an Historical Aircraft to Flying Condition - FDM EN Aerospace Case StudyThe Corsair was the only fighting WWII plane designed and built in Connecticut by one corporation, today’s United Technologies Corporation. In May 2005, it was declared the state aircraft by a unanimous vote of the state legislature, and today additive manufacturing technology is bringing it back to life.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Piper Aircraft Top Flight - FDM EN Aerospace Case StudyPiper is using hydroforming to produce hundreds of aluminum structural components of the aircraft such as the inner frame, gussets, brackets, skins, etc. In the past, the company machined aluminum form tools for use in hydroforming machines.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Swift Engineering Sacrificial Tooling Success EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Mikkelsen Electronics Shaping Better Business EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Xerox In Rare Form ENXerox originally purchased a FDM machine primarily to produce prototype parts, but soon realized that it was also the ideal tool for fixtures and assembly tooling for use in its manufacturing processes.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - InTech Capture the Market EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Spring SRL Lightweight Solution to Heavy Challenges - EN FDM Case StudySpring SRL improved their product development process with FDM 3D printing, enabling them to overcome costly barriers of traditional manufacturing for low-volume production.
        • 9 Dec 2018
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      • Customer Story - Team Penske - Composite Tooling
        • 9 Dec 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Design Reality LSR Molding ENApplication Customer Story
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Plasel Precision Plastics Blow Molding ENApplication Customer Story
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Whale Faster to Market ES
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Whale Faster to Market DE
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Whale Faster to Market FR
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Whale Faster to Market IT
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo Long Haul Tooling ENVolvo trucks slashes time and cost of tool production with additive manufacturing
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo CE Retooling the Engine EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo CE Retooling the Engine JP
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Arad Group Watertight Innovation - EN Polyjet Case Study
        • 4 Dec 2018
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      • Objective 3D Service Bureau - Delphi Australia - EN FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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        • 2.4 MB pdf
      • Ricoh 3D Printing Evolution Prototyping to Production - EN FDM Case StudyRicoh implemented a Fortus 900mc 3D Printer, which enabled faster build time and the use of well-rounded thermoplastics for advanced applications. The manufacturer uses 3D printing for prototyping, jigs and fixtures and manufacturing.
        • 7 Apr 2019
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      • FDM Case Study - Hager Group Tooling EN
        • 7 Apr 2019
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        • 3.31 MB pdf
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      Guides
      • Research Guide - 3D Printing Solutions EN
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Rapid Tooling ApplicationsOld Branding
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Tech App Guide - FDM Tooling for Sheet Metal Forming - Hydroforming and Rubber Pad Press EN
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Design Guide - FDM for Composite Tooling 2.0
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Design Guide - PolyJet Investment Casting
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Tech App Guide - Sand Casting EN
        • 17 Dec 2018
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      • Application Guide - Extrusion Blow Molding with FDM EN
        • 13 Dec 2018
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        • 255.44 KB pdf
      • Tech App Guide - LSR PolyJet Molds For Silicone Parts EN
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Tooling Material Guide - Nylon 12CF EN
        • 15 Nov 2018
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        • 467.5 KB pdf
      • eBook - Soft Robotics Inspiration Guide
        • 26 Dec 2018
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        • 3.59 MB pdf
      • Material Selection Guide - Manufacturing Aids EN
        • 7 Jan 2019
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      Notes
      • Application Note - Overmolding ENOld Branding
        • 19 Nov 2018
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        • 97.91 KB pdf
      • Application Note - Silicone Molding Package
        • 15 Nov 2018
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        • 116.98 MB zip
      • Application Note - Liquid Silicon Rubber - LSR Package
        • 15 Nov 2018
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        • 315.25 MB zip
      • Application Note - Blow Molding Package
        • 18 Nov 2018
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        • 135.02 MB zip
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      Presentations
      • Jewelry Molds Using VLT Rubber ProcessOld Branding
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • About 3D Printing Brochure
        • 16 Dec 2018
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