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August 2020

HARBEC Utilizes XYZPrinting for Robotic Applications

By |August 14th, 2020|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, XYZPrinting|

XYZPrintingHARBEC is a manufacturing contractor which, for over 40 years, has aimed to provide effective solutions to customer problems and requests. HARBEC provides tight tolerance prototypes, tooling, machined components and injection molded parts, while keeping sustainability in mind and having a social conscience. HARBEC has been known to not only suffice requirements with their projects, but to exceed expectations, using cutting-edge technology to proficiently accomplish their objectives.


Nexa3D xCLEAN Cleaning Solvent for All Resin-based 3D Printers

By |August 12th, 2020|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Nexa3D|

xCLEAN washing Solvent for All Resin-based 3D PrintersNexa3D delivers highly effective eco-friendly cleaning solvent xCLEAN for all resin-based 3D Printers

Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast stereolithography production 3D printers, recently announced the immediate commercial availability of xCLEAN, an effective and environmentally friendly washing solvent that is designed to work consistently with most photopolymer 3D printers and resin systems available on the market.

xCLEAN has three times the saturation limit […]

Mastercam Solid Sweep Top Six Features

By |August 10th, 2020|Mastercam, Tech Tips|

Mastercam Solid Sweep

Recent releases of Mastercam have implemented some big improvements to the Sweep function within the Solid Modeling function. Prior to these releases, Sweep operations required a fillet between entities on the Along curve when there was a change in direction of more than 5 degrees. Sweep is ideal for cylindrical-shaped parts. Fixtures, propeller blades, door handles, wheel spokes, exhaust pipes, and engine ports are some […]

How To Choose Your First 3D Scanner – Part 2

By |August 6th, 2020|3D Scanning|

Metrology Minute – How do I choose the first scanner for my company? – Part 2

After considering part size and perhaps cost, you’ve narrowed down the field somewhat. The next thing to consider is the application itself. Setting novelty uses aside, the five most common uses for scanning are:

  • Metrology
  • Reverse Engineering
  • 3D Printing
  • Asset creation for a Web Page
  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality or video game assets


Desktop Metal Fiber 3D Printing

By |August 5th, 2020|3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Desktop Metal|

Desktop Metal Offers Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Let’s take a look at the new Desktop Metal Fiber 3D printing system. The Fiber system brings continuous fiber 3D printing to the desktop of engineers and designers. Composites are commonly used in performance automotive, aerospace, and many other industries (consumer goods, and machine design). Composites are great for parts that require the strength and stiffness of metal but at a […]

Mastercam Streamlines the Manufacturing Process from Job Setup to Job Completion

By |August 3rd, 2020|Mastercam|

Mastercam Streamlines the Manufacturing Process

Mastercam 2021 increases machining productivity and reduces overall production costs with faster and more flexible multiaxis improvements, improvements in turning and turning-related applications, advances in speed, safety, and much more.

According to Mastercam President and CEO Meghan West, these advancements have been made in direct response to the needs of the global manufacturing community. “Mastercam is developed by listening to our users and creating […]

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