Latécoère Cuts Lead Times with FDM 3D Printing

Latécoère is deploying Stratasys fused deposition modeling (FDM) throughout its design and production process.

Benefits of Additive Manufacturing in Functional Prototyping

Additive manufacturing enables companies to build functional prototypes faster, allowing for more iterations and better designs. 

AM Conference Speaker: John Deere

A talk by John Deere senior staff engineer Eric Johnson will focus on the challenges of using additive manufacturing for end-use parts, and how to overcome them.

An AM Voyage: Seeking Additive Manufacturing’s Next-Gen Metals for Ship-Based Repair

A research team at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering is using computational materials design to create new high-strength steels for the United States Navy.

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.

Make Large Prototypes on a Small 3D Printer

To prove out the designs of brackets that are much larger than its 3D printer, this manufacturer prints the bracket models in pieces and assembles them into prototypes.

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.