We are continuing to grow our Cimquest team and have hired quite a few new employees. Please help us to welcome the following new hires. Jim Harrison has worked as an Additive Manufacturing (AM) engineer for 30+ years, in aerospace, medical device and consumer products. He started his career in AM in 1988 as part of the SLA-1 Beta Program at Pratt & Whitney, military engines. Jim will be our senior account executive in the Southeast, representing HP Multijet Fusion 3D Printing. If you need help in the Southeast please don’t hesitate to contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org. Another [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/qlqqmmussx?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 3D Printing for Auto Racing Parts Today we take a look at some end use production parts used in 3D Printing for Auto Racing Parts.
Did you know that we produce and share one video every week as part of our 2-Minute Tuesdays Video Series? This popular video series is now in its eighth season and it focuses on various topics in the manufacturing industry including Mastercam, a variety of 3D Printers, CAD, Reverse Engineering & Inspection solutions, as well as Customer Spotlights, Tips & Tricks, What’s New, and much more. You can sign up to receive these videos in your inbox every week via the button at the bottom of this article. It's always fun to look back and see which videos were the [...]
reprint from https://www.nanalyze.com/ While Desktop Metal is known for its office-friendly Studio System for prototyping, no doubt much is riding on the success of the Production System, which Desktop Metal claims is the world’s fastest 3D metal printer. The company goes on to say that the Production System is more than four times faster than any binder jet competitor and offers a 100 times speed improvement over any laser-based system – all at up to 20 times less cost than other 3D metal printers. It can churn through 150 metric tons of metal per year. Production Printer. Credit: Desktop [...]
Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference brings together engineers, designers, managers, and educators from around the world to share expertise, best practices, challenges, and application developments in additive manufacturing. AMUG is like no other industry event in that it is for the user, by the user. This is an all-volunteer-run event, and all attendees are active users of commercial additive equipment, so everyone is among peers. AMUG is a unique theme of learning and cooperation. Unlike a commercial trade show, corporate competitiveness is seemingly set aside for the week, as all attendees are there to openly get and share insights. [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/e0wypyn3s8?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Mastercam 2020 Drill Point Selection Additions like diameter information for arcs and solid edges makes it easier to define your toolpaths and for Drill Point Selection.
Wow! Are the 2010s really over? Where did that go? We are entering into a new decade; one that means Cimquest will be turning 30 this coming October! It seems like it all happened in a blink of an eye; however, when I think about all of the changes and technological improvements it seems like 1990 was a long time ago. In fact, here are some of the happenings in 1990 when I founded Cimquest in my basement: The US began Operation Desert Shield with the US and UK sending troops to Kuwait. The US enters a bad recession. (Great [...]
reprint from thomasnet.com The additive manufacturing industry recently descended upon Frankfurt, Germany for Formnext 2019, to witness the disruptive technology debuting at one of the leading additive manufacturing conferences in the world. Among those making waves is Desktop Metal, which debuted a metal 3d printer binder jetting system designed for machine shops and metal job shops. According to the company, it is the first of its kind. They call it the "Shop System," and it allows for batch production of high-quality metal parts on the shop floor. What was perhaps most impressive was the Shop System's ability to produce various [...]