XSTRAND™ a new material for functional prototyping and tooling applications

3D Printing Industry

Composite materials are leading the way for high-performance 3D printed prototypes. In tooling, electronics and automotive industries, businesses require materials that can withstand industrial-grade thermal, tensile and pressural tests. Materials 3NTR ABS composite material Electronics FDM FFF fiber glass fiber reinforced plastic Filament functional prototyping GF30-PA6 GF30-PP Owens Corning PA6 PP Raise3d tooling Ultimaker XSTRAND XSTRAND filament Zortrax

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

It is used across many industries for a variety of prototype and end-use parts. Machining is a subtractive process, which means the equipment removes existing material instead of introducing new material. Is CNC machining good for prototyping? From file to prototype.

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

It is used across many industries for a variety of prototype and end-use parts. Machining is a subtractive process, which means the equipment removes existing material instead of introducing new material. Is CNC machining good for prototyping? From file to prototype.

Stratasys and Rapid Prototype+Manufacturing classify ULTEM 9085 for America Makes members

3D Printing Industry

Stratasys and Rapid Prototype+Manufacturing (rp+m), an Ohio-based 3D printing service bureau, has produced a comprehensive guide on the engineering-grade ULTEM 9085 resin used in FDM/FFF 3D printing.

A primer on rapid prototyping

Leslie's Blog

Recently graduated engineers will appreciate the overview of the steps every product goes through from initial design through the various prototyping stages and options. Plus, in the book’s 60 pages, there are plenty of tips on choosing the process and material that is right for your project.

Know Your Materials: Specialty ABS

Modern Tech

Stratasys ABS thermoplastic materials have been used primarily to create durable parts and prototypes. Specialty ABS materials take prototypes to a whole new level by making them functional. FDM Technology 3D Printing Materials Know Your Materials

Ways to Create Colorful Prototypes

3E Rapid Prototyping

Whether your prototype is for user testing or investor pitches, injecting a splash of color can turn a half-finished idea into a part that looks ready for the market. Think prototypes can’t look great? Why create colored prototypes? Creating parts from colored material.

Jewelry Prototyping Tips

Shapeways Blog

All of these facets of the design can be perfected when brought to life with prototyping. Prototyping is one step within this iterative process, and it allows you to take a step back and consider how you can improve your design. When should you prototype?

3D printing prototypes: Which material should you choose?

Sculpteo

The post 3D printing prototypes: Which material should you choose? Additive manufacturing is an amazing manufacturing meth […]. appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Tundra-M Drone Prototype Flies High Thanks to CRP Technology's 3D Printing and Windform Materials

3DPrint.com

Italy-based CRP Technology, part of the larger CRP Group, has used its versatile Windform composite materials and SLS 3D printing technology to manufacture everything from masks and golf drivers to. View the entire article via our website.

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5 Ways Prototyping With 3D Printing Is Better Now

Shapeways Blog

Kespry ‘s drone, featuring a 3D printed cover prototyped and produced with Shapeways. We know that prototyping can be a lot of work. 3D printing has always been a fantastic way to prototype products, but it’s now more accessible than ever. Prototypes Become Products.

The 3D printing uses: prototype

Sculpteo

When one speaks about 3D printing, he often has in mind a prototyping technology. Over the last three decades, this has been so true that the term additive manufacturing itself has also been used as a synonym for prototyping. Ubudu’s last working prototypes.

Top 3 Considerations Before Prototyping

Stratasys

With fast production and broadened design possibilities, 3D printing has become a go to for rapid prototyping. Engineers and designers looking to take advantage of 3D printing for prototyping should consider these key considerations before getting started.

From Prototypes to Production

Stratasys

The story of 3D printing started in prototyping. Products are typically designed to be mass manufactured in thousands or hundreds of thousands, with prototypes being built and tested throughout the development process. Final Prototyping.

Overcoming “What If” with Virtual Prototyping

The Solidworks Blog

Will one material help your product perform better? Now, what if you knew this while you were designing rather than when you were testing your first physical prototypes? The post Overcoming “What If” with Virtual Prototyping appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Research Duo Uses Simulation and PLA to Make Lightweight 3D Printed Antenna Prototype

3DPrint.com

While most 3D printed antennas are made with metal, two researchers from Turkey’s Yasar University recently completed a study about using PLA material to make a 3D printed conical corrugated. 3D Printing 3d print antennas 3d printed antenna 3d printed antennas antennas fdm 3d printing pla prototype research paper satellite simulation study Turkey ultimaker 2

DIY 3D Printing: Fully functional AirDog drone prototype developed.

DIY 3D Printing

Fully functional AirDog drone prototype developed with 3d printing. The fully functional prototype is 3d printed in ULTEM 9085 production grade thermoplastics. “We were particularly impressed by how far we could push the boundaries of the ULTEM material,” said Rozentals.

Stratasys Launches F123 Series of Rapid Prototyping Solutions

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Motorcycle helmet prototypes produced on the F370 3D Printer at the Center for Advanced Design being tested for design validation. Excitement and innovation are clearly back in rapid prototyping with the new F123 3D Printing Solution from Stratasys. Prototyping

Striking the Balance between Prototype Realism & Functional Performance

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Stratasys has just released 3 ground-breaking material enhancements to its flagship J750 full-color, multi-material rapid prototyping solution. First up is an example of tough engineering parts in the new Digital ABS Plus material. Prototyping

3D Printing Living Hinge Prototypes: Best Practices

CADD Edge

The hinge itself is simple—just a thin, flexible piece made from the same material as the rigid components it connects. Prototyping living hinges, on the other hand, is not so simple. Highest performance: Objet Connex Using Endur Digital Materials. Do you work with living hinges?

Material hardness methods for 3D printing materials

Additively Blog

The hardness of a material used for rapid prototyping, support parts or of course final parts is one of the key properties an engineer looks for

Prototyping: Unleash Your Creativity

3D Innovations

Prototyping is one of the first stages of developing an idea and launching a startup. We have seen many forms of initial idea formation and prototypes —everything from napkin sketches to prototypes configured from household items.

Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Perhaps more than any other manufacturing process, additive manufacturing works best when you match the material to the right additive process. Some of the challenges, though, are: –many additive processes suggest proprietary versions of materials.

Prototyping a New Watch Design

Stratasys

Back in 2010, Solid Concepts was featured in Design News for its prototyping work with Devon Works in the article Materials Decisions Critical to New Watch Design. The post Prototyping a New Watch Design appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog.

Product Story: Milwaukee School of Engineering Students Test New Elastomer Material

Modern Tech

This week's Product Story showcases Milwaukee School of Engineering and their use of Stratasys F123 series printers and Stratasys materials. Rapid Prototyping Stratasys FDM Technology Client Stories 3D Printing Materials

The Center for Advanced Design Offers Insight into Professional Prototyping

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Any engineer or designer who creates prototypes on a regular basis can attest to the truth in this commonly used mantra. A designer will create a prototype to enable their teams to get tangible feel for what they are thinking in terms of new products or product iterations.

Know Your Materials: VeroFlex

Modern Tech

VeroFlex™ is a PolyJet rigid photopolymer material offering a flexibility ideal for rapid prototyping eye-wear. 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology Know Your Materials

Know Your Materials: Agilus30

Modern Tech

Agilus3 is a superior rubber-like PolyJet photopolymer family ideal for advanced design verification and rapid prototyping. Get more durable, tear-resistant prototypes that can stand up to repeated flexing and bending. 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology Know Your Materials

Delivering High Quantities of Prototypes Fast

Stratasys

Per-part pricing is reduced as quantities increase, but there are more advantages to using Laser Sintering for small prototypes than price alone. Prototypes made with LS are created quickly and offer robust solutions for your project. Your Prototype Solution .

Project BARBARA to Develop New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials and Prototypes for Automotive and Construction Industries

3DPrint.com

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Rapid Prototyping in 2018 (New Guide)

3E Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping in 2018 (New Guide): Everything You Need to Know. The manufacturing world has been revolutionized by the emergence of rapid prototyping, an umbrella term for a range of manufacturing techniques that can fabricate prototypes and parts in a quick and cost-effective manner. In the following guide, we’ll cover every aspect of different rapid prototyping techniques and applications, showcasing the different processes, advantages and common applications.

Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

Versatile Plastic is a durable nylon plastic that can be used for a wide range of applications, both for prototyping and for end products. Materials. Check out the Material Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet for Versatile Plastic.

Honda Access Uses Stratasys Technology for Speedy 3D Printed Prototypes

3DPrint.com

It’s a growth market as automobile customization becomes a way for auto owners to set themselves apart from the madding crowd, and Stratasys is at the forefront of developing and prototyping the car accessories. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printed automotive parts auto accessory prototyping 3d printing honda Honda Access Company Honda car accessories 3d printed Objet Eden500V stratasys Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing materials

Shapeways adds three SLA 3D printing materials to portfolio

3D Printing Industry

3D printing marketplace and service bureau Shapeways has added new SLA materials to its portfolio. Customers will now be able to produce parts such prototypes and short-run production components, in three acrylate-based materials. Materials 3D Systems Accura Xtreme Accura Xtreme 200 acrylate-based materials Greg Kress shapeways SLA

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

Leslie's Blog

The more you know about available materials, the easier it will be to get the final build results you seek. The key to a thriving 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) industry will be materials. And users continue to question the high costs of some materials.

BigRep and Polymertal Take 3D Printing Hybrid Approach to Automotive Prototyping

3DPrint.com

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Saving Costs with Virtual Prototyping

Javelin Tech Tips

Leveraging the combined powers of 3D solid modeling and design analysis software, engineers can now test a design on the computer instead of using prototype-test iterations for design. CAD models have become virtual prototypes, and design analysis has supplanted physical testing, enabling faster, less costly, and more optimized product development. Virtual prototyping. Prototypes vs. Design Analysis. Virtual Prototyping vs. Traditional Methods White Paper.