by Jillian Crocker, Administrative Assistant In the midst of a pandemic, hospitals and medical facilities have felt a huge impact as many have exhausted their medical supplies. Many are searching for strategies and others available to help. Many facilities are working incredibly hard to create essential equipment to aid in the fight and eradication of the spread of COVID-19. To aid in the cause, Desktop Metal is offering its services to medical equipment manufacturers and [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/9li6aop816?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Reverse Engineering - Broken Bottle Cap Using a combination of Design X and HP 3D printing, we were able to produce a fully functional replacement part using reverse engineering. Stay tuned for an in-depth webinar showing the step-by-step process of Design X.
HP has organized globally with its digital manufacturing community to help with the shortage of medical supplies. More than 1000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals. To support these efforts, they have developed a website with files that are vetted for public use. And, those in need of parts or help with medical applications and design can also request help on the same website. Currently, they have several designs which are [...]
Cimquest is hosting a free webinar on Monday, March 30, 2020 11AM - noon EDT. If you're looking to make good use of some of your downtime, please join us. During this 1-hour presentation, you can learn how to apply 3D laser scanning to part inspection in your machine shop. Here are some of the things we will cover: Review scanner specs for accuracy and resolution parameters. Import the nominal CAD model and scan into [...]
Let's take a look at the new ultra-fast 3D printer from Nexa 3D, the NXE 400. Engineers are always looking to get their designs to market faster. While 3D printing has accelerated product development, most traditional platforms are still fairly slow for large parts and batches. The NXE 400 3D printer brings revolutionary speed to engineers with the ability to print 1 vertical inch every 2 1/2 minutes. Let's dive into the process. To begin, [...]
We are in the midst of an unprecedented event of global impact. It is our hope that everyone reading this is safe and healthy while the world comes to terms with COVID-19. As we all adjust to the disruptions and inconveniences caused by this situation, many of us are finding ourselves working from home or spending more time on our computers and devices. This is a great time to sharpen your Mastercam skills right in [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/mgk6gcc0um?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Nexa3D Material Options Nexa3D -Here is the current lineup of Nexa3D material options. Nexa 3D has established an open materials platform of third party certified suppliers, to accelerate the rollout of new and more complex material options. This will ensure users have an ever-expanding library of materials, which secures their investment for many years to come. Download the Materials PDF
A 3D printed quick changeover insert printed with Multi Jet Fusion for HP's Sprocket assembly line. HP has revealed further cost and weight savings within its print and packaging businesses thanks to the internal application of its 3D printing Multi Jet Fusion additive manufacturing technology. As the company continues to scale its ‘HP on HP’ program, more than 100 components of its Indigo 2020 press portfolio have been manufactured with 3D printing, while [...]