Prototyping

Omegasonics Announces 1900BTX Cleaning Unit

The 1900BTX utilizes agitation and ultrasonic cleaning for a more thorough, quicker process.

3D-Printed Device Proves Rugged Enough for Dust-Free Tile Removal

Arizona Home Floors considered buying a mold to produce a plastic version of its DustRam product. But when a prototype proved durable enough to withstand working conditions, the production strategy shifted to 3D printing.

Windform Composite 3D Printing Materials Enable Lightweight, Flexible Air Inlet

CRP Technology recently developed a new front air inlet for a Moto3 racing customer, which was manufactured in Windform materials by using an SLS additive manufacturing technique.

Functional Prototypes for Electric Motorcycles Made with CLIP Technology

Alta Motors has plans to use Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology for production in the near future.

Where 3D Printing Makes Sense for Micro Medical Devices

A contract manufacturer uses stereolithography to produce high-quality medical devices on a micro-scale for prototyping and end use.

3D-Printed Prototype of Jet Engine Part Helps Win Contract Extension

A metal prototype of a hypersonic jet engine part will help an SBIR contract continue.

Fictiv Platform for Rapid Prototyping Launches

The network pairs engineers and designers with a vetted network of 3D printing and CNC machines to rapidly fabricate prototypes.

HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 Enables Continuous Production

The 3D printer is equipped with a processing station and modular build units to avoid stopping production.

Reverse Engineering and 3D Printing: A Practical Solution

A contract manufacturer routinely reverse engineers and 3D prints prototypes of aerospace legacy parts for more confident production.

Expanding Horizons with Rapid Tooling

Investing in 3D printing for rapid tooling brought product development time from months down to weeks for this moldmaker.

3D Printing Impacts Production Mold Design

3D-printed cavities and cores serve as a testing ground to quickly prove out production mold design options.

Agility Through 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing capability has helped this shop stay flexible, in both the prototyping and moldmaking parts of its business.