Wilson Tool International realizes potential of 3D printed tooling in new Additive division

3D Printing Industry

The world’s largest independent tooling manufacturer Wilson Tool International has launched a 3D printing division. Wilson Tool Additive […]. 3DP Applications BEND3D SOLV3D tooling Wilson Tool Additive Wilson Tool International

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Carbon partners with Wilson Tool International to provide DLS 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

In October 2018 independent tooling manufacturer Wilson Tool International launched its own 3D printing division: Wilson Tool Additive. 3DP Applications BEND3D Brian Lee Carbon Digital Light Synthesis DLS SOLV3D Wilson Tool Additive Wilson Tool International

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Autodesk Tools for 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

When and if Autodesk integrates the capabilities of Within Enhance into Inventor, Fusion 360, or another software product, AM designers will have new, powerful tools for designing and analyzing models created for additive processes.

Tooling Systems Manufacturer Wilson Tool International Introduces New 3D Printing Division

3DPrint.com

More and more these days, we’re seeing applications for 3D printing in the tooling sector. Minnesota-based Wilson Tool International, the largest independent manufacturer in the world of. 3D Printing Business 3d print tooling 3d printed tooling 3d printing business news additive manufacturing tooling Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) grown plastic Wilson Tool Additive

Ford and trinckle Partnering to Automate Design of 3D Printed Production Tools

3DPrint.com

Popular automotive manufacturer Ford, which has long used 3D printing to fabricate assembly tools and was recently recognized for its work with the technology, is now partnering up with award-winning. 3D Printing Business 3d printed automotive applications 3D printed jigs 3d printed tools automation conference ford formnext 2018 hand tools paramate partnership tct trinckle trinckle 3D

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Business Considerations For Production Tooling Conversion To Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

When most people hear the word “tooling” they think of hammers, screwdrivers, and the other numerous items that can be found at your local hardware store. Manufacturing engineers; however, view tooling in a different light.

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EasyWelder tool for welding filament pieces

DIY 3D Printing

EasyWelder is a tool that will enable you to weld and splice filament pieces together. project/5726-easywelder-welder-for-plastic-filaments Tool homepage: [link] Something simillar was developed with FUSE clamp: [link] EasyWelder tool and clamp. plastic welding tool

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Simplify Sacrificial Tooling with 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

In my last post , I discussed the potential for 3D printed tooling to significantly disrupt the composite tooling supply chain, specifically the high-temperature lay-up tooling supply chain. Require tooling to produce.

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3D Printable DIY Rotary Tool aka. Dremel Clone

DIY 3D Printing

Makernaut developed and published this great 3d printable rotary tool or Dremel. It is powered by 12V DC motor (listed as 6000 rpm, RS-550S motor, diameter~37mm), it has PWM DC motor controller (3A) and mini chuck / collet set for 3.17mm shaft to hold the tool bits.

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NScrypt Introduces New Factory in a Tool

3DPrint.com

Orlando, Florida-based nScrypt is a manufacturer of micro-dispensing and 3D printing systems, and it has just announced the release of its new Factory in a Tool (FiT) for Direct Digital. 3D Printers 3D Printing direct digital manufacturing Factory in a Tool nScryptView the entire article via our website.

DIY Multi Extrusion Tool Switching by Rolmie

DIY 3D Printing

Rolmie from Germany is developing a multi-extrusion tool changer suitable for many common 3d printers. Modification of most CoreXY/H-Bot style printers should be possible Prototype video: Project page: [link] Tool head making a contact with on of the extruders.

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Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

Stratasys

The post Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. Industry 3d printing cast urethane low volume manufacturing platinum silicone polyurethanes production prototyping rapid manufacturing rapid prototyping silicone tooling soft tooling Consider cast urethanes as an economical manufacturing method as you move into the final stages of product development.

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DIY Ultimaker Tool and Extruder Changer Mechanism

DIY 3D Printing

In the future it will use other tools also. Ultimaker forum user by the name of FoehnSturm presented his approach to toolchanger mechanism on the original Ultimaker machine. It uses a custom modular direct drive extruders with hot end placed in holders mounted on printer's frame.

Dynamical Tools' Interesting Product Line

Fabbaloo

The team behind the Dynamical Tools industrial 3D printers [Source: Advanced Production Tools S.A]. Read the whole entry. » » printer

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Dynamical Tool's Interesting Product Line

Fabbaloo

The team behind the Dynamical Tools industrial 3D printers [Source: Advanced Production Tools S.A]. Read the whole entry. » » printer

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New Generation Tool for 3D Printed Lithophanes is Free and Easy to Use

3DPrint.com

According to Thomas Brooks, who has developed a free lithophane generation tool, Google Analytics show that the searches for lithophane-related subjects have doubled over the past three years. 3D Printing 3d printed lithophanes 3D printed night light Holiday gift ideas lithophane lithophane generator lithophanes thingiverse tools

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Dynamical Tools presents industrial FFF and SLS 3D printers at Formnext 2018

3D Printing Industry

Dynamical Tools, an industrial 3D printer manufacturer headquartered in Spain, continues the expansion of its portfolio and geographical scope with three new product releases at Formnext 2018, the largest 3D printing show in Europe. 3D Printers DT60 Dynamical Tools Formnext FORMNEXT 2018 HT45 ST30

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3d printed tools: dial calipers and tape measure

DIY 3D Printing

[link] [link] [link] Tools designed and printed by Brian aka. thingiverse tool tools angry_monk Project blog: [link] Update: The same guy developed and 3d printed fully working mechanical pencil. link].

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3D Printed Tooling Webinar 3/24

Studio Fathom

Additive Webinar—Why Should You Make Tools Using 3D Printing? FATHOM’s Director of Research Talks with Managing Editor at DesignWorld Every manufacturer needs to produce low volume parts such as tools, jigs, and … Read More.

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DIY 3d printable manual pick and place vacuum tool

DIY 3D Printing

zapta designed 3d printable pick and place tool that uses modified medical needles and power of vacuum. All the files can be found at: [link] From project description: NEW: added a model for a mouth piece that allow to have a stand alone pick and place tool with no vacuum pump.

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Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D printed compostites 777-8 777x abs abs composites airbus bead board boeing CFRP composites LSAM tooling Vertical Layer Print VLPThermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon. View the entire article via our website.

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Hospital makerspace lets nurses build their own tools

3D Printing Review

Makerspaces are great for bringing your gadget ideas to life, but they’re not usually much help to nurses who may want to invent (or improvise) tools needed to take care of their patients.

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Smoothing 3d prints with thermal transfer tool

DIY 3D Printing

Justine shows how to get a smooth surface on your 3d print with some help of thermal transfer tool which is somewhat simillar to soldering iron. This thermal transfer tool has a larger round surface.

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After the Build: Preparing 3D Printed Composite Tools for Use

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

In previous posts, we discussed the potential for 3D printed tooling to disrupt the composite tooling supply chain , provided examples of 3D printed composite tooling in industry , and walked through some of the tips and tricks to FDM composite tool design.

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3DBenchy torture-test and calibration tool

DIY 3D Printing

You want to put your 3d printer to the hard torture test? Now there is a free high grade model and website for it: the 3DBenchy. It has a specially designed boat model that has all the different parts to test all various aspect of your machine.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Measure Tool can remain On Screen for all Tools

Javelin Tech Tips

The Measure tool is one of those features that you always need around. SOLIDWORKS 2019 enhances the Measure tool so it can remain open while working in other tools. This applies to any tool in Part, Assembly or Drawing environments!

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13 Tools to Help You Become a 3D Printing Pro

3D Printing for Beginners

Over time I have compiled a set of tools that I use to make my life easier when 3D printing. No matter whether it is to fix a 3D printer, to remove support material or to improve 3D print adhesion, these tools have come in handy time and time again. I thought it might be a good idea to share the list of the tools and accessories I use most frequently such that you get an idea of what belongs in the 3D printer owner''s toolkit. [.].

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XSTRAND™ a new material for functional prototyping and tooling applications

3D Printing Industry

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 ZortraxComposite materials are leading the way for high-performance 3D printed prototypes.

Building the Future: Space Station Crew 3-D Prints First Student-Designed Tool in Space

3D Printer

When NASA challenged high school students to help them create a 3D printed tool that would be used aboard the International Space Station, Enterprise, Alabama student, Robert Hillan, never expected that his tool would win the contest.

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Composite Tooling Design Guide 2.0

Studio Fathom

Last year, the team at Stratasys launched an FDM-focused composite tooling design guide so its machine users could more confidently design, build, and use the enterprise-level additive technology to manufacture … Read More. The post Composite Tooling Design Guide 2.0

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Software tool chain for everyday 3d printing by Steve Graber

DIY 3D Printing

Ever wondered what software tool chain other people use with their 3d printers? From video description by Steve: I thought some of you might be interested in seeing a high level overview of the tools I''ve been using most often for 3D design and printing. android LG software tool chai

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Advanced Optimization Tools that Make Innovation Possible

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS optimization tools drive continuous improvement, allowing us to find solutions that make products stronger, lighter, faster, cheaper. So what can you optimize with SOLIDWORKS tools? What kind of car will we be driving in 10 years? Autonomous? Electric? Fuel cell powered?

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Tooling Design: Using FDM and Jigs and Fixtures for GrabCAD Print

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Tool design is a critical part of the manufacturing process, which if done incorrectly, can have major implications on the launch and success of a product. These tools can range from a simple drilling guide to a complex, multi-piece assembly fixture. Tooling Jigs and Fixtures

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Autodesk Tools for 3D Printing

Wohlers Talk

When and if Autodesk integrates the capabilities of Within Enhance into Inventor, Fusion 360, or another software product, AM designers will have new, powerful tools for designing and analyzing models created for additive processes.

FDM Thermoform Tooling: What It Is and Why It Works

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Using conventional methods, creating the tools for thermoforming can be a long, grueling process. Often these tools, especially if outsourced can take anywhere from 6-14 weeks depending on tool complexity and CNC capacity. Tooling and Manufacturing Thermoforming

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Your TOP 5 3D Printing Software Tools

Sculpteo

The post Your TOP 5 3D Printing Software Tools appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Optimization Tools 3D Printing 3D software Costumized Orientation Online optimization tools

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What Can Additive Manufacturing Do for Tooling?

3DPrint.com

The global tooling industry is the largest horizontal industry, sustaining every major vertical industrial manufacturing sector. Since manufacturing and tooling are highly interdependent, none of them would ever be as productive without its support.... 3D Printing 3d print tooling Additive layer manufacturing additive manufacturing additive manufacturing tooling ALM injection molds

Revolutionizing Composite Tooling with Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

How can 3D printing significantly reduce the time and expense of producing composite tooling? Large layup tool, produced with Stratasys’ ULTEM 1010™ material for a Dassault Falcon Jet interior cabin part. Designing tools using the most effective methods of construction.

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New Tool Makes 3D Printing Turns Novices into Expert Makers

3D Printer

A new tool can help even the most novice at 3D printing create objects that would ordinarily take even experts hours to design and print. An international team of researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya in Israel have designed the tool, dubbed Fab Forms, that automatically turns CAD files into a visual model that can be manipulated, altered and printed with a touch of a button.

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ZeGo delta robot with multiple tool heads

DIY 3D Printing

ZeGo is multifunctional delta configuration robot with multiple tool heads. All tools can be easily replaced via magnetic joint attachments. ZeGo can use following tools: Plotter  An automatic drawing device used on paper or LCD sketchpads.

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