Thermwood Corporation

904 Buffaloville Rd.
PO Box 436
Dale, IN 47523 US

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Thermwood Corporation

Thermwood Corporation, located in Southern Indiana and established in 1969, offers both three & five axis CNC machining centers ideally suited for the production, fabrication & trimming of wood, plastics, non-ferrous metals, composites and other advanced materials.

As Seen In Additive Manufacturing

Jason Susnjara, vice president of marketing, Thermwood, with tool 3d printed for Boeing

Thermwood’s Vertical Layer Printing Turns AM on Its Side
Vertical Layer Printing (VLP) 3D prints layers perpendicular to the floor, extending Z height to the length of the print bed — as long as 40 feet.

Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system

Thermwood Hybrid Machine Produces Near-Net-Shape Parts
Rapid 2019: Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system uses both 3D printing and machining to produce a near-net-shape product.

Tahoe Boats Collaborates with Thermwood on 3D Printing for Boat Design
Thermwood assisted the building of Tahoe Boats’ T16 boat design, using its Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system to custom print necessary tools and patterns. This is the first time 3D printing has been used on an actual boat production at this scale, according to the company.

3D-printed yacht mold

Thermwood Validates 3D-Printed Yacht Hull Molds
A 3D-printed scale model of a hull mold will enable Thermwood to test and validate additive manufacturing for producing this tooling.

Thermwood's 60 mm melt core and cooling process.

Thermwood Releases 60-mm Melt Core for Higher Print Rates
Thermwood’s 60-mm melt core can 3D print layers with 250 ft. or longer bead length with most polymers, opening possibilities for the print process because of higher output capability.

3D printing; additive manufacturing

Thermwood and U.S. Navy Complete Validation for AM Marine Program
The validation program centered on printing an unclassified scale nose of a submarine using Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system.

Thermwood Introduces Vertical Layer Printing
By orienting the layers perpendicular to the build platform, the vertical printing strategy grows large parts along the length of the machine.

3D-printed tool

Boeing Partners with Thermwood on 3D-Printed Tool for 777X
The tool was printed as a single piece from 20 percent carbon fiber-reinforced ABS using the Vertical Layer Print system.

Thermwood Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system 3D printing concrete tooling

Video: LSAM Speeds Production of Concrete Tooling
Thermwood’s dual-gantry Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) 3D printer with CNC router printed and trimmed a large concrete tool with fewer setups.

Thermwood Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system

Thermwood Offers Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) Line
Rapid 2018: The systems can 3D print and trim large, near-net-shape reinforced thermoplastic composite parts. 

Thermwood LSAM machining the boat hull pattern.

Thermwood 3D Prints Large Boat Hull Pattern
Thermwood’s large-scale additive manufacturing (LSAM) technology enabled the fabrication of a 3,000-lb plug for a boat hull mold. The project illustrates how 3D printing could help reduce fabrication costs for marine composites. 

Thermwood thermographic imaging

Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to LSAM
A thermographic camera mounted inside the machine monitors temperature conditions to improve print quality.

Thermwood LSAM

Thermwood LSAM System for Near-Net-Shape Production Now Available
The additive manufacturing system for large parts features two separate gantries, one for printing and one for trimming.

3D-printed Shelby Cobra

AM’s Getting "Bigger" In More Than Just Cars
Large-scale additive manufacturing is disrupting the (already disruptive) 3D printing field.

LSAM machine

Developmental LSAM Machine Adds Melt Shaping Capability
Development continues on Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) machine with the inclusion of a shaping wheel and plans for subtractive integration.

Thermwood AM machine

Large-Scale AM Systems in Development
CNC router manufacturer Thermwood Corp. (Dale, Indiana) is developing an additive manufacturing system capable of making large, carbon graphite-reinforced composite thermoplastic components.

Product Categories of Thermwood Corporation

Additive Manufacturing Machines for Composite Parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines for Polymer Parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines—Material Extrusion
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Consulting Services
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Plastic-Working Equipment
Software, CAD/CAM
Software, Nesting
Woodworking Equipment