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Watertight 3D Printed Parts

By |2019-11-11T14:48:24-05:00November 11th, 2019|3D Printing|

Watertight 3D Printed Parts As we mentioned in our post about how we use our 3d printers, we've discovered recently some tweaks that allows us to 3D print watertight parts. Typically, 3D printed parts are easily permeated by liquid and we advise customers to avoid it for those kinds of applications. A printed cup, for [...]

Practical Problem Solving: How We Use Our 3D Printers

By |2019-11-04T16:46:00-05:00November 4th, 2019|3D Printing|

Practical Problem Solving: How We Use Our 3D Printers When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. In our case, the hammer is a 3D printer. In addition to making prototypes and end-use parts for all of our customers, we regularly use our 3D printing capabilities to solve our own [...]

How Long Does 3D Printing Take?

By |2019-04-01T15:30:47-05:00September 20th, 2018|3D Printing|

How long does 3D Printing Take? 3D printing a part can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 days or more. There are a several factors that dictate how long it takes to 3d print a part. These include the overall size and geometry of the part as well as the 3D printing technology [...]

PolyJet 3D Printing Basics

By |2019-02-14T16:37:24-05:00September 6th, 2018|3D Printing|

PolyJet 3D Printing Basics PolyJet 3D printing technology was created around 1998 and has quickly been adopted by many industries, including consumer goods and medical development, to improve processes and create incredibly detailed prototypes. PolyJet 3D printing is best used for fit and function models, high-detail parts, and over-mold parts. For parts needing great [...]

FDM 3D Printing Material Guide

By |2018-09-10T19:35:17-05:00August 27th, 2018|3D Printing|

Beginner's Guide to FDM Printing Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) printing is a 3D printing technology that produces part from industrial grade thermoplastics. Because of its durability, FDM is perfect for functional prototyping and end-use parts. FDM printing also happens to be the technology we use for 3D printing many of the jigs and fixtures [...]

3D Printing for the Automotive Industry

By |2018-08-16T16:07:05-05:00August 16th, 2018|3D Printing|

3D Printing for the Automotive Industry In 2016, 70 million passenger vehicles were produced with one manufacturing plant easily producing between three and four hundred thousand vehicles annually. So, it makes sense that the automotive industry is known to have huge production volumes. The automotive industry is going through a transformative period and additive [...]

3 Reasons to Outsource Your 3D Printing Needs

By |2019-02-14T16:37:18-05:00August 6th, 2018|3D Printing|

3 Reasons to Outsource Your 3D Printing Needs 3D printing technology is nearly ubiquitous and it's benefits to an organization are well documented. However, it may not be in your organization's best interest to invest in bringing the technologies and capabilities in-house. While it's true that 3D printing is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry, certainly [...]

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Industry

By |2018-07-30T21:39:27-05:00July 30th, 2018|3D Printing|

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Industry 3D printing is changing just about everything in the manufacturing world. It's shrinking supply chains, reducing time-to-market, and increasing the ability to adapt to customer needs. Rapid prototypes, tools, jigs and fixtures, end-use parts, and anything else you can design to speed up or enhance your [...]