Nexa3D Unveils xCE-White for 20X Faster Production of Parts and Injection Molding Tools Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer production 3D printers, recently announced the immediate availability of a new photoplastic material called xCE-White, a functional polymer for producing end-use plastic parts and injection molding tools in minutes. xCE-White is the fastest single cure material in the company’s portfolio to date, helping deliver 20X productivity increases in AM and boasting high flexural strength comparable only [...]
Using the Studio System by Desktop Metal, Innovative Plastics created mold cavities and cores in far less time - and at significantly less cost - than traditional methods. In addition, the company was able to incorporate features like internal channels into the molds, reducing molding cycle time and increasing their productivity. The most common manufacturing method for plastic parts, injection molding works by forcing melted plastic into a mold under pressure. Within seconds, the plastic [...]
Cimquest has teamed up with the State College, Pennsylvania-based Xact Metal to bring their low entry cost and small footprint, laser powder bed fusion metal 3D printer to budding enterprise shops and manufacturers without sacrificing quality or accuracy. For a number of years, Metal Laser Powder Bed Fusion technologies have been somewhat out of reach to small to mid-size machine shops due to cost, space, or inaccurate perceptions about what it takes to adopt the [...]
Based in Cambridge, Ontario Canada, Egar Tool and Die is a leader in the production of automotive stamping dies, production stampings and welded assemblies. The company has been supplying North American Tier 1 and 2 automotive companies for more than 40 years. The Challenge The automotive industry consists of a vast network of suppliers and vendors producing millions of parts for the thousands of assemblies and subassemblies that go into every vehicle on the road. [...]
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Let’s take a look at HP 3D printing for full-color tooling and prototyping. Satair is a leading provider of aftermarket solutions for civil aerospace. Airplane repairs are an essential element of their business and they are always looking to accelerate repair times. One of their main bottlenecks can be in the production of tooling. Traditional methods are both timely and costly and Satair has a unique safety requirement in which tools have to be colored [...]
Extol leverages the manufacturing industry’s familiarity with polypropylene combined with the capabilities of HP Multi Jet Fusion technology to help customers decrease time to market through design validation efficiency. They specialize in plastics assembly technology, custom automation, and engineering services. With a customer-centric, values-driven approach, Extol serves its customers across their value stream to help them improve the way plastic products are made for industries such as automotive, life sciences, and consumer products. In Extol’s [...]
reprint from https://3dprintingindustry.com/ 3D printer manufacturer RIZE has debuted its new highly-durable RIZIUM Glass Fiber filament for use with its 3D printers. The composite material claims to have high dimensional stability and high stiffness and is primarily intended for large-part production. RIZIUM Glass Fiber is also RIZE’s only composite material to date that is suitable for full-color parts produced on the company’s xRize 3D printer. Ronnie Sherrer, an Application Engineer at 3D printing service provider [...]