Plastic Components Improves Speed and Accuracy of Injection Molding While Reducing Back-end Costs

The Solidworks Blog

Shipping over 20 million parts per month to customers worldwide, Plastic Components, Inc. Before we added SOLIDWORKS Plastics Premium software, we’d sometimes discover an issue on very complex components during the first mold trial that would require a second, third, or more trials.”.

RepRap: Blog: Conducting Plastic Experiments

RepRap Blog

Conducting Plastic Experiments. We have been experimenting with putting conducting particles in printing plastic, inspired by this paper: [link]. plastic film over it. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Tuesday, February 05, 2013. With the increasing number of multi-colour RepRaps out there (Ahem! Including ours at RepRapPro Ltd.),

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CATI Tech Notes: Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Thermos Be an.

CATI Tech Notes

« Injection molding, Many unknowns.One answer: SolidWorks Plastics | Main.  That's why since 2006 Thermos' state of the art research facility in Japan has been home to two Stratasys 3D Printing Technologies. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

Ambix Injects Precision into Plastic Parts with Integrated Mold-filling Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Almost everywhere you look in today’s world, you see consumer products made out of plastic. Even with so much plastic being used, most people do not realize what it takes to make this type of merchandise: expensive equipment with intricate parts.

Folding transformation chair 3d printed in Polyamide

DIY 3D Printing

It is made from Polyamide, a type of nylon plastic. The stool was designed by Patrick Jouin in 2006 and acquired into the Cooper Hewitt Museum''s collection in 2008.

RepRap: Blog: Reprap Prusa Iteration 2 Build Event in Cologne.

RepRap Blog

Signup by email, kliment.yanev @ gmail.com Included in the course price are all the parts as well as some plastic print material. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Sunday, November 27, 2011.

RepRap: Blog: More Printed Circuitry

RepRap Blog

Previously the plastic and metal were printed on separate machines. Anyway, Ive heavily modified my X carriage to take one Bowden extruder (for the plastic) and one "standard" extruder for the metal such that I can (in theory) do one shot printing. RepRap: Blog.

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RepRap: Blog: Printed Circuitry: All covered up

RepRap Blog

They were as tested before covering so I suspect that the amount of heat was too much for the metal and the track was melting or the upper layer was shorting through the plastic where it wasnt supposed to. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: Colour Mix Progress

RepRap Blog

The mixing issue is the same, ensuring the dye and plastic is fully mixed, but the colour density of the dyes should be consistent. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, September 14, 2012.

RepRap: Blog: Colour mixing

RepRap Blog

What about writing the software to do the part infill using the purge plastic? What if you could also specify an actual second part to print, that's just "ugly" and made up of purges plus whatever other plastic was needed to make the part. RepRap: Blog.

A Short History of 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

The company began as a Service Bureau, making Plastic Rapid Prototypes and Metal Rapid Tooling. We started with one plastic AM machine. 2003 – The company opens its in-house spray shop which is the forerunner of our extensive metals and plastics finishing capabilities today.

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RepRap: Blog: New open source slicer: CuraEngine!

RepRap Blog

I use the same maths for all plastics I have printed. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, August 02, 2013. New open source slicer: CuraEngine!

Prent Corporation Advances Industry Standards with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

Prent Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of custom, plastic thermoform packaging and related systems for the medical device, electronics, and consumer products industries. Is your company always striving to be at the top of its industry?

RepRap: Blog: Best of the RepRap Wiki 3/18/11

RepRap Blog

Make from bullet resistant plastic (I know I get shot at allot while I print). -24 RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, March 18, 2011. Best of the RepRap Wiki 3/18/11.

RepRap: Blog: Announcing AMRI: Advanced Manufacturing.

RepRap Blog

Anderson Ta - "Digital light projection (DLP) photolithography of plastics and hydrogels". RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Thursday, August 08, 2013.

RepRap: Blog: Still Extruding: RepRap Price Points

RepRap Blog

A very basic machine means you will be getting the plastic parts from someone who already has a machine. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Still Extruding: RepRap Price Points.

RepRap: Blog: On the Challenge of 3D Printing Sugar for.

RepRap Blog

RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, July 06, 2012. On the Challenge of 3D Printing Sugar for Regenerative Medicine. Hi, Im Jordan Miller.

RepRap: Blog: Vapor Treating ABS RP parts

RepRap Blog

Any idea what will happens with PLA plastic? mm resolution to get a result as close as injected plastic? RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Vapor Treating ABS RP parts.

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RepRap: Blog: Why is 3D printing such a powerful way to make solid.

RepRap Blog

X/Y/Z positioning tells it where to move, but you need precise control of the volume of plastic being put in those locations to produce accurate geometry. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer.

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RepRap: Blog: Variations on Powder Printing

RepRap Blog

Basically the same as plastic extrusion, but with a much finer nozzle. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Sunday, July 08, 2012. Variations on Powder Printing. I had an idea for a variant of the MIT/ZCorp powder-print 3D printer that Im blogging here to prevent its being patented (assuming that it hasnt been already - put a link in a comment if you know different).

RepRap: Blog: 0.01 Layer Height on a Prusa Mendel

RepRap Blog

layer height will not be possible, just because the feed rate would actually be too low, and the retractions would cause you to repeatedly go over the same piece of plastic, causing the plastic to shred. plastic and Slic3r repeating this stunt should not be that hard.

RepRap: Blog: A new approach to printing metals

RepRap Blog

This would let us to print onto the plastic whilst causing minimal damage. The rounding at the corner is due to the layer height being slightly off, which seems particularly critical when compared to plastics. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: Best of the RepRap Wiki 3/11/11

RepRap Blog

With the new Skeinforge 40 you calibrate based off how much plastic, by volume, is entering the top of the extruder per step, and therefore how much plastic is being pushed out the nozzle per step. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: Impartial reivew of the Clonedel Cast parts by Metrix.

RepRap Blog

18 Months ago the plastic parts for a Mendel where going for $700+, 12 Months ago the price settled down to $250-$400, 3 Months Ago Prusa Mendel dropped the price for the RP parts to $125-$150. RepRap: Blog.

RepRap: Blog: New Extruder Design

RepRap Blog

Wing-nut drive to spread the torque loading on the plastic gears. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Friday, April 22, 2011. New Extruder Design.

RepRap: Blog: Sourcing a 3d Printer

RepRap Blog

Motors, electronics, RP (Plastic Parts), and Hardware: These parts are not hard to find, and no matter where you are in the world you can have them shipped to you. RP (Plastic Parts). The availably of plastic parts has seen a real dramatic shift in availably in the last year.

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RepRap: Blog: Big RepRap Refereed Journal Article

RepRap Blog

You mentioned on page 186 that PLA gives much better strength characteristics against delamination than other plastics like ABS, but didn't cite any reference. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Thursday, April 14, 2011. Big RepRap Refereed Journal Article. We have just published a paper in the journal Robotica about how RepRap started, its development, and how it has got to where it is now.

RepRap: Blog: Print any colour you like.

RepRap Blog

Possibly, though I am told that mixing concentrated dye into a conventional extrusion process is very difficult - you have to have it already in a plastic carrier anyway. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer.

Korean Architect Se Yoon Park Designs Stunning 3D Printed Trees for His Art Installation

i.materialise

Korean designer Se Yoon Park moved to New York in 2006 for his Master’s degree in Architecture at Columbia University. He began making his prototypes using PLA and ABS plastic but switched to i.materialise’s Polyamide for the final product.

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Prent Corporation Advances Industry Standards with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

Prent Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of custom, plastic thermoform packaging and related systems for the medical device, electronics, and consumer products industries. Is your company always striving to be at the top of its industry?

RepRap: Blog: Rewriting history

RepRap Blog

That could be measured the amount of plastic sold by each big resellers. So I think a true metric would be how much tonne of plastic is consumed by each month by all reprap users combined. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Monday, April 18, 2011. Rewriting history.

RAYLASE Announces White Paper on AM Process and Initial Details of Trade Fair Appearance

Additive Manufacturing

RAYLASE GmbH, founded in 1999 and ISO-certified since 2006, offers high-precision components, control cards and software for the fast deflection and modulation of laser beams. Wessling, Germany, Tuesday, 23.

RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community 07/15/2011

RepRap Blog

If your bolt is hobbed correctly there is no need to support the top of the plastic being fed, so it gives you easy access to the pinch point. -It RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Saturday, July 16, 2011. Around the RepRap Community 07/15/2011. Ramps 1.3. E0 & E1? Wait does that mean that RepRap now has Hardware side support for multiple extruders?

Korean Architect Se Yoon Park Designs Stunning 3D Printed Trees for His Art Installation

i.materialise

Korean designer Se Yoon Park moved to New York in 2006 for his Master’s degree in Architecture at Columbia University. He began making his prototypes using PLA and ABS plastic but switched to i.materialise’s Polyamide for the final product.

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RepRap: Blog: This week In The Wikii 4/02/11

RepRap Blog

The good thing about the smaller hobbed bolt it its much less force transfered to the plastic gears. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Sunday, April 03, 2011. This week In The Wikii 4/02/11.

RAYLASE Will Present Three Product Innovations at the LANE Conference 2018 in Fürth, the Conference Showcasing the Latest Developments in Laser Material Processing

Additive Manufacturing

RAYLASE GmbH, founded in 1999 and ISO-certified since 2006, offers high-precision components, control cards and software for the fast deflection and modulation of laser beams.

7 Facts About 3D Printing

3D Printing Hub

The reason 3D printing became popular only recently is because it was around 2006 that 3D printers finally became compact and cheap enough to be manufactured for home use instead of needing to be housed within large factories.