Concept Laser – Additive Manufacturing in the Consumer Goods Sector

Additive Manufacturing

This is why the toothbrushes are finished manually to ensure perfect results and maximum user comfort. We contemplated jewelry, a skilled art in every phase, from conception, to production to finishing. Customizable surface finishing (polished, matte or galvanized).

IMC TOYS Balances Tradition and Innovation to Deliver New Experiences

3D Perspectives

ABGAM , Dassault Systèmes’ partner in Spain and Portugal, has been in charge of implementing and customizing the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for IMC TOYS, specifically the “ My Product Portfolio ” industry solution experience for consumer goods companies of all sizes.

See It! Secretary of Energy Takes 3-D Printed Car for Test Drive

3D Printer

Along the way, the team also had to master a few challenges, including how to smoothly finish rough 3-D printed material and how to design the structure to be energy absorbing. The team also documented the process on video from start to finish.

Senses and Sensibility: Putting the Consumer at the Center of Simulation and Design

3D Perspectives

by Michael Plishka, Consumer Goods, Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Industry Solutions Experience Senior Manger, Dassault Systèmes. We can start from the consumer standpoint: what are their individual desires in terms of comfort, durability, experience and so on?—and

Customizing footwear with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

ILE produces 3D printed silicone midsoles customized for each individual consumer. FashionLab , Dassault Systèmes’ technology incubator dedicated to the use of 3D design, simulation and collaboration applications in consumer goods and retail is an important partner on this project.

Eyewear Icon Safilo Re-Invents Design, Boosts Time to Market for Fashion Frames with Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The ability to have our 3D printed concept prototypes mimic the exact same color and texture as the finished product has significantly accelerated the development of new eyeglass frames,” says Daniel Tomasin, Product Sample Coordinator at Safilo. “In 15h develop + 3h finishing = 18h.

PostProcess Achieves Milestones for Automated Surface Finishing of Complex Additive Manufactured Metal Parts

Additive Manufacturing

PostProcess Technologies has successfully delivered excellent surface finish standards and replicable results to an exacting requirement for complex metal parts with its automated Hybrid DECI Duo solution.

The Rise of Nationalism in a Global Economy

3D Perspectives

Furthermore, it touches on how PLM provides the flexibility and agility to respond to the growing complexity of line planning and materials and finished good sourcing. Consumer Goods & Retail product development retail

The Rise of Nationalism in a Global Economy

3D Perspectives

Furthermore, it touches on how PLM provides the flexibility and agility to respond to the growing complexity of line planning and materials and finished good sourcing. Consumer Goods & Retail

The Rise of Nationalism in a Global Economy

3D Perspectives

Furthermore, it touches on how PLM provides the flexibility and agility to respond to the growing complexity of line planning and materials and finished good sourcing. Consumer Goods & Retail product development retail

Eyewear Icon Safilo Re-Invents Design, Boosts Time to Market for Fashion Frames with Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The ability to have our 3D printed concept prototypes mimic the exact same color and texture as the finished product has significantly accelerated the development of new eyeglass frames,” says Daniel Tomasin, Product Sample Coordinator at Safilo. “In 15h develop + 3h finishing = 18h.

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PostProcess Expands 3D Post-Printing Offering with New FORTI™ Support Removal Solution

Additive Manufacturing

The FORTI addresses the growing market demand for a software-driven finishing solution between PostProcess’ desktop-sized CENTI ™ solution and production scale DEMI ™ solution. Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical.

Know Your Materials: ABS

Modern Tech

Consumer goods and automotive are the first industries that come to mind. Although, many industries have taken advantage of the unique combination of UV resistance, vivid colors and glossy finish that set this material apart.

Airbus Gets on Board with 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

The finished, 3D-printed spacer panel (Photo courtesy of Materialise). The finished, 3D-printed spacer panel, interior view (Photo courtesy of Materialise). Painting and Finishing. Detail view of the finish (Photo courtesy of Materialise). By Materialise | Case Study.

Know Your Materials: Rigu (RGD450)

Modern Tech

is also known as RGD450 and is an advanced simulated polypropylene photo-polymer with improved toughness, increased dimensional stability and great surface finish.

PostProcess Technologies Launches in Europe

Additive Manufacturing

PostProcess Technologies (PPT) is recognized as the first and only provider of automated, intelligent post-processing solutions for 3D printing support removal and surface finishing. While we have an immediate solution to automate post-printing for support removal and surface finish, the real power of the PostProcess technology is its capability to enable digital manufacturing in a factory 4.0 Sophia-Antipolis support removal surface finish

Anti-Reflective and Anti-Fingerprint Coatings Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry

BIS Research

Initially, coatings were used for providing finish to the product, however, they now are an important area of the surface treatment process. The solar segment is anticipated to be the largest application area for anti-reflective coatings followed by the consumer goods segment.

Which is better, 3D printing or injection molding?

Leslie's Blog

For example, does the finish matter? And here’s an application example of the Italian division of international consumer goods giant, Unilever, using 3D printed injection molds to reduce prototype lead times.

J750: Interview With A Senior Sales Engineer

Purple Platypus

As the world’s only full color multi-material high resolution 3D printer, the J750 gives users the opportunity to create prototypes that look, feel, and operate like finished products. So here in Southern California, we have entertainment, arts, education, medical, and consumer goods.

Visit 3T RPD at TCT Show

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Working with a range of industry sectors including Automotive and Autosport/F1, Aerospace and Space, Defence, Consumer Goods and Medical, 3T’s impressive suite of plastic and metal AM machines enable them to offer 24/7 production from their One-Stop-Shop manufacturing facility in Newbury. Giving 3T greater control over the quality of the finished parts, customers also benefit from faster lead times.

Holthinrichs Watches: Time to Raise the Bar for Metal 3D Printing

Materialise

After the parts are post-processed, Michiel gets to work on what he does best: he finishes the watches by hand, polishing, smoothing and filing each part so that they fit together in one unique masterpiece. Get in touch to see what we can do for your consumer goods project!

Stratasys expands 3D printing colour palette for ASA and Digital Materials range

3D Printing Review

Launched in September in just ivory and black, ASA is an all-purpose FDM material offering the best aesthetics of any FDM material available and used for the production of prototypes, manufacturing tools and finished goods.

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3T at Formnext and Professional Motorsport exhibitions

Rapid Prototyping News UK

3T’s focus is on AM Production, providing a complete end-to-end service, including design, NPI (New Product Introduction to Aerospace standard), R&D, training, AM build and all finishing and specialist post-processing requirements. They serve clients in many demanding industries, including aerospace, architecture, automotive, medical, FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods), and marine.

PostProcess and Rösler Announce Partnership to Bring Automated, Intelligent Post-Printing to Europe

Additive Manufacturing

In the partnership arrangement, Rösler was chosen to provide PostProcess’ data-driven support removal and surface finishing solutions for all AM technologies to the European market. Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical.

Clariant Captures Growing 3D Printing Customer Needs at TCT Asia 2019

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing is contributing towards the transformation of manufacturing in Asia, offering innovative opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce development costs and bring more precision and customization to parts and finished products. Creation of strong, impact resistant manufacturing aids.

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PostProcess Secures Hawk Ridge Systems as Seventh North American Channel Partner

Additive Manufacturing

Often overlooked, post-printing is a critical part of all 3D printing processes, including support removal and surface finish refinement. Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical.

PostProcess Announces New 3D Printed SLA Resin Removal Solution with Fastest Processing Times in the Industry

Additive Manufacturing

The new PostProcess solution reduces the overall number of steps and chemical applications required from print to finish, driving increased productivity for technicians. Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical.

Stronger, More Colorful Prototypes, End Use Parts with New 3D Printing Materials

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Color ASA Thermoplastics allow you to bypass further painting or finishing steps, saving time and money. Applications ranging from tooling and sporting goods to consumer products and automotive end-use parts stand to benefit from the new vibrant color ASA materials.

PostProcess Accelerates Next Gen Post-Printing Software Platforms with CUBRC Partnership

Additive Manufacturing

Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical.

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Manufacturing Technologies Growth Trends and Forecasts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Innovations in CNC machining, additive manufacturing and casting technologies are giving companies, prosumers and consumers an unprecedented level of design options. Overall, the increasing level of investment is a good sign of health for the technology.

Materialise Launches the Next Innovation in Metal 3D Printing Software

Additive Manufacturing

The Materialise e-Stage for Metal delivers significant time savings compared to manual support generation, including support design (up to 90%), support removal (up to 50%) and part finishing (up to 20%). Materialise to introduce automated support generation software for Metal 3D Printing.

PostProcess Announces Expanded Channel Partner Coverage Across North America

Additive Manufacturing

Customers span many industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, defense and medical. Four New Channel Partners Accelerate Growth. . BUFFALO, N.Y.,

Yndetech Builds Fast-Growing Dental Implant Business in Italy with 3D Systems’

Additive Manufacturing

Cobalt-chrome has many advantages for dental applications such as biocompatibility, high wear resistance, easy to polish, chrome makes it more resistant to corrosion, and the very smooth surface finish makes it difficult for bacteria to attach to it.”.

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5 Parameters That Decide the Success of Your3D Printing Project

Materialise

For price-sensitive consumer goods, these costs will be much harder to justify than for high-end industrial solutions.. Does it have a function, or does it only need look good? Up to how many parts is 3D Printing the most cost-efficient manufacturing technique?

Stratasys Expands FDM and Polyjet 3D Printing Material Options

Additive Manufacturing

Launched in September, ASA is an all-purpose FDM material used for the production of prototypes, manufacturing tools and finished goods. ASA offers an exceptional surface finish and has the best aesthetics of any FDM material available.

CRP Technology and Windform Materials Headline the JEC World 2017

Additive Manufacturing

The Innovation Planets illustrate four major applicative markets: Aerospace, Construction & Building, Automotive & Land Transportation and Better Living including energy, sustainability, sports & leasure, medical, consumer goods.

Stratasys Accelerates Access to Advanced 3D Printing Capabilities with 11 New High-Performance Products at Euromold 2014

Additive Manufacturing

Faster, more productive hands-free operation with the introduction of soluble support for the Objet Eden260VS – ideal for companies looking to deliver high-volume, high-output prototyping without compromise on finish or detail.