FDM or PolyJet: Which One Is Better For Consumer Goods

Modern Tech

In most cases, when working with prototypes for consumer goods, product development engineers want a print that will most closely represent the final production part. Keep reading to learn the advantages of both PolyJet and FDM technologies when it comes to consumer goods.

Concept Laser – Additive Manufacturing in the Consumer Goods Sector

Additive Manufacturing

Both materials are standard in the dental industry and certified for oral use. Titanium is biocompatible and particularly attractive for those with allergies to other materials. And both materials exude the sought value and exclusivity. The material solidifies after cooling.

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

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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 Department of Energy has taken 3-D printing to a new level by printing an entire sports car.

This Simple 3D-Printed Door Handle Works Without Any Moving Parts

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For example, 3D-printing a door handle and latch isn’t impossible, but it would require you to replicate every last moving part and then assemble them all when complete—a time consuming process. 3D Modeling Consumer Goods 3D Printing door handle Hasso-Plattner-Institut

3D Won’t Replace Traditional Fashion Design (It Will Make it Better)

3D Perspectives

For instance, when creating a physical garment, there is no way to instantly change its color, material, or shape. Learn more about 3D in Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail: Discover My Collection: Dassault Systèmes PLM Solution for Fashion, Consumer Goods & Retail Industry .

The Shocking Secret of Fashion Consumers

3D Perspectives

There’s a secret held by every consumer that is nearly unknown to brands. This has resulted one simple truth: Consumers do not shop from a single brand. Consider this; one male consumer might wear the following outfit: • Chuck Taylor low-tops from Converse. •

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN RETAIL & E-COMMERCE

3D Perspectives

Sustainable Innovation is the adoption of new processes and systems, crucial to the next steps of consumer-centered product development, especially in the Footwear Industry. A consumer-driven process. 3D Consumer Goods & Retail Consumer Goods and Retail Footwear

L’Oreal Will Soon Use 3-D Printers to Create Artificial Human Skin

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“The final tissue is 100 percent cellular, with no scaffolds or synthetic structures, to get as close as possible to the behavior of the cells and tissues in their natural environment without foreign material,” Balooch pointed out. Consumer Goods Future Health & Medical growing human skin LOreal Organovo printing human skin

Know Your Materials: ABS

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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.

The first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché

3D Perspectives

ECCO Reveals the first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché in Collaboration with Dassault Systèmes. Here, on-trend, on-demand consumers can experience having a pair of shoes tailored to their individual foot structure and walking parameters.

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RECODE Network Launch Event – 3rd June, London

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Transforming the consumer goods industry through the use of big data and re-distributed models of manufacture poses entirely new challenges inherent to the capture, storage, analysis, visualisation and interpretation of big data. EPSRC ESRC Event re-distributed manufacturing scoping workshop workshop Big data consumer goods Cranfield University Fiona Charnley launch event RECODE RECODE network

Smart clothing moves beyond sportswear sensors

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It is a problem that researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) have tried to solve by developing a smart protective vest with an integrated cooling system using “Coolpad” technology originally designed for medical uses.

MIT’s experimental 3D-printed sneaker shape-shifts to your foot

3D Perspectives

While it hasn’t quite taken off to revolutionize the way consumer products are made just yet, it does offer a lot of exciting, innovative ideas, especially in the realm of sneakers. Byline: Marc Bain. At the moment, 3D printing is still mostly about experimentation.

How Speedo Took a Big Lead in Swim Gear Design with Multi-material 3D Printing

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They use their Stratasys PolyJet -based 3D printer to prototype and validate designs prior to production for vital equipment like goggles or other “hard goods,” such as training aids and swim caps. Consumer Goods / Electronics

Leroy Merlin Renovates the Home Improvement Customer Experience

3D Perspectives

In the current marketplace do-it-yourself projects and personalized consumer experiences are defining the change of the shopping of consumer goods. She is also in charge of developing strong relationships within the consumer goods and retail ecosystem.

3D Printing News Briefs: June 6, 2017

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In the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs this week, we’ve got news on consumers’ views about 3D printing, 3D software updates and 3D printers, 3D printing materials, and an. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Resources: Stratasys Offers Four New Free White Papers for Download

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3D Printing Business Education Sponsored 3D printed consumer goods 3d printing educational materials 3D printing online resources 3D printing skillset stratasys Stratasys White Paper white paperAt 3DPrint.com, we’ve been working to introduce more and more helpful educational resources alongside daily news and industry insights about 3D printing. These resources include white papers. View the entire article via our website.

The Voice of Experience: Patrizio Carlucci, Head, ECCO Innovation Lab

3D Perspectives

THIS IS THE ESSENCE OF INDUSTRY RENAISSANCE: APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND KNOW-HOW TO OFFER CONSUMERS A NEVER-BEFORE-IMAGINED EXPERIENCE AND, IN THE PROCESS, REINVENT OR CREATE ENTIRELY NEW INDUSTRIES.”. Next, we had to find the right material for the midsoles.

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Know Your Materials: Rigu (RGD450)

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Offered in a bright white color, Rigur is ideal for flexible closures and living hinges; reusable containers and packaging; and white appliances including consumer goods, household appliances, consumer electronics and automotive parts. 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology

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

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Stratasys full color, multi-material 3D printing (J750 3D Printer) allows Safilo to quickly iterate designs and reduce turnaround time for product-matching prototypes by 60%. Consumer Goods / Electronics Prototyping

How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Eyewear – Part 1

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The solution consists of a brand new 3D printing material, VeroFlex™ , which is printed on the Stratasys J750 multi-color, multi-material 3D printer. The material, which comes in 6 colors, provides a carefully calibrated flexibility and durability for eyewear tests, namely: Drop tests.

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Fashionably Connected

3D Perspectives

The consumer can connect to the cloud-based Janela Smart Products Platform to upload the clothes. The platform, launched in April, gives apparel brands the ability to connect directly with consumers, regardless of where the item was purchased. By Catherine Bolgar.

Henkel to Become First Global Reseller of HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printers

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In addition to the close collaboration with HP’s Open Platform for materials the Adhesive Technologies business unit will become the first global reseller of HP Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions. Expansion of partnership for industrial 3D printing solutions.

Design 2020 Helps Young Designers Reimagine Product Concepts with 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Innodesign has made its design ideas tangible with the help of the Stratasys J750 full color, multi-material 3D Printer. Early detection of structural design flaws before injection molding will help reduce costly, time-consuming mold corrections. Consumer Goods / Electronics

3D Printing Creating a Better Shoe

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According to Adidas, the ability to print models made from multiple PolyJet 3D printing materials enables them the ability to do functional testing in the early stages of the design and development. 3d printers 3D Printing adidas consumer goods nike shoes Stratasys

Virtual Technology finds the “Sweet Spot” at Retail

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When it comes to delivering a consumer shopping experience, retailers have been slacking big time – and they may not even know it. The shift towards technology-influenced shopping has bred a new species of consumer with higher expectations of service and perceived quality. Ferrero UK is prepared to revamp the consumer shopping experience…and it starts with collaboration! Consumer Goods & Retail Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Virtual Reality

The Rise of Nationalism in a Global Economy

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Local sourcing of materials for production. 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

Local sourcing of materials for production. 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

A Step into the Future

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To reduce such accidents, scientists at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute are embedding glass fibers in a rubbery material to give soles a better grip on slippery surfaces. Consumer Goods & Retail Exoskeleton FootwearWritten by Catherine Bolgar.

Meeting seasonal fashion demand with 3DEXPERIENCE

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This allows LF to quickly create new products by easily modifying materials or patterns , as well as develop seasonal concepts. They also want to synergize collected data to forecast market trends by considering sales data and consumer feedback.

Are you ready for 3D-printed shoes?

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And it’s not just the fit that can be easily adjusted, but consumers can change features at little to no cost. Virtually eliminating industrial waste , since 3D printing involves adding layers of materials rather than cutting them out.

Optimal Device: Using Tosca to Design for Different Manufacturing Processes

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Starting from the NCAA rules regarding stick dimensions, Stupplebeen created a CATIA model of the head component with the largest permissible amount of material. Consumer Goods & Retail

Optimal Device: Using Tosca to Design for Different Manufacturing Processes

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Starting from the NCAA rules regarding stick dimensions, Stupplebeen created a CATIA model of the head component with the largest permissible amount of material. Consumer Goods & Retail

Optimal Device: Using Tosca to Design for Different Manufacturing Processes

3D Perspectives

Starting from the NCAA rules regarding stick dimensions, Stupplebeen created a CATIA model of the head component with the largest permissible amount of material. Consumer Goods & Retail

The Rise of Nationalism in a Global Economy

3D Perspectives

Local sourcing of materials for production. 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

Why choice is important in the fashion industry

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This is so very true in the Age of Experience where consumers want more than products and services, they want experiences. Consumers already have choice with respect to where they want to shop – on line, in a physical store, or both. 3D Consumer Goods & Retail

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

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Stratasys full color, multi-material 3D printing (J750 3D Printer) allows Safilo to quickly iterate designs and reduce turnaround time for product-matching prototypes by 60%. Consumer Goods / Electronics Prototyping

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106 Labs utilizing Fisher/Unitech LLC 3D Printing Build Services to Prototype

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By utilizing our 3D printing build services, 106 Labs was able to ensure a quality design, get a good understanding of what the final product would look like, and do all of that in a timely manner. We would supply free Hyper-B materials, which they could assemble and sell locally to support themselves”. 3D Printing consumer goods Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

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Why Retailers Need Technology to Improve the Consumer Cycle

3D Perspectives

When it comes to delivering a consumer shopping experience, retailers have been slacking big time – and they may not even know it. The shift towards technology-influenced shopping has bred a new species of consumer with higher expectations of service and perceived quality. Ferrero UK is prepared to revamp the consumer shopping experience…and it starts with collaboration! Adapting to Change with a Digital Platform.

How Stratasys 3D Printing Completely Turned Around Stereo Speaker Acoustics

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The Aleph1 speaker being 3D printed in one piece on the Objet500 Connex3 color, multi-material 3D printer. Using the Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer employing PolyJet multi-material capabilities, Dekel began turning his vision for the Aleph1 speaker into reality.

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DIMENSIONEXT: 3D Printing Event Featuring Vice President of EU

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‘The next industrial revolution is arriving and is already impacting all the sectors of our life: from aerospace to automotive, from medical to consumer goods, from fashion to constructions, 3D Printing is the real revolution which will influence directly how we produce and how we live. MakerBot and RepRap have ways to achieve multi-material multi-colour desktop 3D prints. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT.

Stratasys Unleashes Brilliant Design and Productivity with the New J850 3D Printer and Materials

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Stratasys Unleashes Brilliant Design and Productivity with the New J850 3D Printer and Materials. In addition, the J850’s larger, seven-material capacity enables designers to print a full range of color, transparency and flexibility combinations in a single part.

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

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FDM’s ASA is available in eight new colours PolyJet adds 20 new Digital Materials. Stratasys is providing customers with even more 3D printing options by introducing a new colour palette for its ASA thermoplastic and expanding its Digital Materials range.

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