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17 05, 2024

Overview of Silicone Molding 3D Printed Tooling

By |2024-05-17T08:35:37-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 05, 2024

Accelerating Prototyping and Testing with 3D Printing

By |2024-05-15T08:55:43-04:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Ultimaker|0 Comments

Established 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 XL 3D printer, a cost-effective and comparable alternative, allowing [...]

13 05, 2024

Xact Metal Launches New 3D Printing Moldmaking Initiative

By |2024-05-13T08:38:02-04:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, XactMetal|0 Comments

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. 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 Xact Metal customer. Xact Metal has announced the launch of its new initiative, “Breaking the [...]

8 05, 2024

UltiMaker Launches New Factor 4 3D Printer

By |2024-05-08T09:20:04-04:00May 8th, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, Ultimaker|0 Comments

UltiMaker Launches Factor 4, a New Standard in Industrial-Grade 3D Printing UltiMaker recently announced the release of the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications. The UltiMaker Factor 4 3D printer is engineered for the development and production of process-critical tools and components. With support for engineering materials, direct drive dual extrusion, onboard [...]

3 05, 2024

Introducing the New Formlabs’ New Form 4

By |2024-05-03T09:14:09-04:00May 3rd, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|0 Comments

Formlabs recently announced the new Form 4, their next-generation resin 3D printer that redefines the industry standard for speed, accuracy, reliability, and material versatility. Form 4 and its biocompatible version, Form 4B, represents the next evolution in stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing technology, built upon years of groundbreaking hardware, software, and materials science innovations. With unprecedented speed, Form 4/B delivers the majority of parts in under two hours, in all materials, without ever compromising on dimensional [...]

1 05, 2024

Formlabs 3D Printing Boosts the Fast-Mosting Consumer Goods Industry

By |2024-05-01T08:32:42-04:00May 1st, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing / Additive Mfg, FormLabs|0 Comments

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) provider Unilever and Serioplast Global Services are leveraging Formlabs’ 3D printing technology to overhaul the conventional process of developing and testing new bottle designs. As per Formlabs, the journey from conceptualizing a design to mass-producing plastic bottles has been arduous and costly. The conventional method primarily involves blow molding, requiring intricate metal tooling and specialized equipment. This process is characterized by prolonged production cycles and substantial expenses, posing challenges for companies [...]

29 04, 2024

Kimya’s ABS-ESD Filament

By |2024-04-29T15:10:06-04:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: 3D Printing Webinar, KIMYA, Webinar On Demand|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Kimya's ABS-ESD Filament Join us to learn about the 3D filament Kimya ABS-ESD, thanks to which those in the industry can produce and use ESD-safe parts providing secure operations in explosive zones, cleanroom environments, and manufacturing plants of sensitive industrial devices.

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