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May 2024

Cimquest Manufacturing Expo: Teeing Up Innovation

By |May 24th, 2024|Events, News / Promos|

Get ready to swing into the future with an array of captivating presentations and interactive experiences!

Cimquest Manufacturing Expo: Teeing Up Innovation
You are invited to an extraordinary event that combines cutting-edge technology with the timeless charm of golf: Cimquest Manufacturing Expo: Teeing Up Innovation!

Event Details:

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024
8:30 AM – 3:45 PM
Cimquest Headquarters: 3434 US-22, Branchburg, NJ 08876

Get ready to immerse yourself in a world where innovation knows […]

Using the Mastercam Trim to Plane Feature

By |May 20th, 2024|Mastercam, Tech Tips|

This blog post will explore the Mastercam Trim to Plane solid feature. Solid manipulation is important to understand when machining from a solid. There are all kinds of reasons that you may want to do this. The most obvious reason would be if you are creating a solid and need to trim a feature from a generic shape. You may also want to remove certain features from a solid to better control toolpath motion. No […]

Overview of Silicone Molding 3D Printed Tooling

By |May 17th, 2024|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|

Traditional molds for silicone part production are CNC machined from blocks of aluminum or steel. These include two-part or multi-part injection molds for liquid silicone rubbers (LSR), or single cavity compression molds used with a heat-cured rubber (HCR) silicone sheet that is cured under pressure and high temperature. Normally these types of metal molds are used in mass production. However, when employed for prototyping, lead times of several weeks and upfront tooling costs of hundreds […]

Accelerating Prototyping and Testing with 3D Printing

By |May 15th, 2024|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Ultimaker|

Accelerating PrototypingEstablished in 1906 and headquartered in Italy, Panelli Srl is a leading manufacturer of submersible pumps and motors. Thanks to recent investments in industrial automation and the extensive use of robotized assembly, Panelli can offer various products with high hydraulic characteristics.

Historically, the company only used a traditional industrial 3D printer for prototyping, but materials costs were high. As a result, Panelli added the UltiMaker Method […]

Xact Metal Launches New 3D Printing Moldmaking Initiative

By |May 13th, 2024|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, XactMetal|

A reprint from Moldmaking Technology.

Xact Metal is reframing its metal additive technology as a valuable option in a mold builder’s toolbox through expansion of its moldmaking and material partnerships.

Xact Metal Launches Initiative for 3D Printing in Moldmaking Shown here is an Xact Metal printed automotive connector insert on a tool with the corresponding plastic injection molded final part. Source | JST Sales America, Inc., an […]

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