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How Long Does 3D Printing Take?

How long does 3D Printing Take? A question we often get from our customers is: How long does 3D printing take? Unfortunately, the answer to that question is that it really depends. There are a several factors that dictate how long it takes to 3d print an object, including the overall size and geometry of [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:16:20+00:00September 20th, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on How Long Does 3D Printing Take?

PolyJet 3D Printing Basics

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 [...]

By |2018-09-06T16:20:10+00:00September 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PolyJet 3D Printing Basics

FDM 3D Printing Material Guide

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 [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:35:17+00:00August 27th, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on FDM 3D Printing Material Guide

3D Printing for the Automotive Industry

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 [...]

By |2018-08-16T16:07:05+00:00August 16th, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on 3D Printing for the Automotive Industry

3 Reasons to Outsource Your 3D Printing Needs

3 Reasons to Outsource Your 3D Printing Needs3D 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 not all [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:20:48+00:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Outsource Your 3D Printing Needs

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Industry

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 [...]

By |2018-07-30T21:39:27+00:00July 30th, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Industry

Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing Over the past two decades the use of 3D printing has become ubiquitous and embraced throughout virtually every industry engaged in product development. Although the technical term for this manufacturing process is additive manufacturing most people refer to it as simply 3D Printing. While traditional manufacturing processes focus on [...]

By |2018-07-30T17:04:32+00:00July 16th, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

3D Printing Design Guide: Fused Deposit Modelling

3D Printing Design Guide: Fused Deposit Modelling Overview Fused deposition modelling, or FDM, is a popular and cost-effective 3D printing technology that produces durable parts from standard thermoplastics. FDM accounts for much of the 3D printing we do at 3 Space, both for customers and for our own in-house projects. We’re experts when it comes [...]

By |2018-09-10T20:30:02+00:00April 2nd, 2018|3D Printing|Comments Off on 3D Printing Design Guide: Fused Deposit Modelling

3D Scanning Applications

3D Scanning is a versatile technology with applications across a diverse array of industries. Whether it’s engineering, manufacturing, architecture or even arts and entertainment, 3D scanning can save you time and money. Below are just a few of the most common applications for 3D scanning technology. New Product Development 3D scanning can be a boon [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:19:10+00:00November 30th, 2017|3D Scanning|Comments Off on 3D Scanning Applications

3D Scanning Technology Comparison

3D Scanning Technology Comparison There are a variety of 3D scanning technologies available. What distinguishes each technology is the means by which they measure the distance to points in their field of view. Each technology has its own strengths and weaknesses and is best suited to particular applications. Laser 3D Scanning Laser 3D scanners are [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:17:01+00:00October 3rd, 2017|3D Scanning|Comments Off on 3D Scanning Technology Comparison