A reprint from 3Dpritintingindustry.com Investing in the MJF 580 will enable Glaze to produce and deliver customized prosthetics within two weeks. Photo via Glaze Prosthetics. Glaze Prosthetics, a Polish manufacturer of personalized prosthetic arms, has brought its entire 3D printing production process in-house with the addition of an HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 580 Color 3D printer. Investing in the machine has enabled Glaze to digitize its production processes and work directly with [...]
By Arianna Coger, a reprint from www.fabbaloo.com. “How Functional Color is Changing the Game in Additive Manufacturing,” was one a presentation given by HP Inc., at the recent Cimquest Xpand3D Design and Maufacturing Event that focused on the advancement of 3D printing methods to develop functional colored parts. The addition of color can help improve the clarity and accuracy of models as well as enable the easy production of parts that are ready for consumer [...]
Formlabs has released a new 3D printing material for the Fuse 1 platform - Nylon 11. For ductile, robust parts, Nylon 11 Powder is their higher performance, bio-based nylon material for functional prototyping and small batch production. Nylon 11 Powder is suitable for printing parts that need to bend or take impact. Why Choose Nylon 11 Powder? Nylon 11 Powder is a ductile, strong, flexible material for when durability and performance are key. High Ductility: [...]
Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast polymer 3D printers, recently announced the immediate commercial availability of xWASH, a new automated washer that works exclusively with its sustainable xCLEAN washing detergent to help manufacturers streamline, optimize, and scale their 3D printing and post-processing operations. The new xWash is a fully automated, smart cleaning washer that is designed to readily accept a full build plate from the company’s flagship NXE400 3D printer at volumes of up to 16 [...]
https://cimquesttv.wistia.com/medias/7wy5fuvm7a?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Additive Manufacturing 2.0 - Featuring Metal Production Parts This is a short segment from the presentation "Xpand3D Series- Reasons to Invest in Metal Production 3D Printing". You can watch the full 30-minute segment at https://wi.st/3wfZq4d.
By Joseph Castine A reprint from https://www.fabbaloo.com/news/lessons-from-cimquests-2021-xpand3d-event-part-one With the rapid expansion of the additive manufacturing industry, metal printing technologies continue to emerge, but this raises the question “Is Metal Printing Ready for Primetime?” The discussion by Nate Higgins (President, FreeFORM Technology), Ric Fulop (Founder/CEO, Desktop Metal), Bob Hedrick (President, CAMufacturing Solutions), Kenneth Fortier (Product Owner – Visualization and Simulation, Mastercam), and Rob Hassold (CEO/Founder, Cimquest) came together to discuss. The metal segment is one of [...]
a reprint from https://www.lubrizol.com/ Breakthrough TPU enables innovator to better serve hobbyists In the world of manufacturing, it’s often difficult to make the numbers work when serving a niche market. When your market is a niche of a niche, the challenge becomes even greater. Yet, R3D Shifters is doing just that, successfully catering to the hobbyist sector of the non-commercial drone market. “These aren’t the people who run out and buy a drone right off [...]
The First Company to Qualify 4140 via Metal Binder Jetting for the Mass Production of Strong Steel Parts That Withstand High Impacts, Temperatures and Mechanical Stresses Desktop Metal, a leader in mass production additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, today announced it has qualified the use of 4140 low-alloy steel for the Production SystemTM platform, which leverages patent-pending Single Pass JettingTM (SPJ) technology designed to achieve the fastest build speeds in the metal additive manufacturing industry. Desktop [...]