Additive Manufacturing


Infotech Mauritius 2016 Sessions: 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – Business Applications (Leverage Digital Technologies in Your Business)

INFOTECH is the major annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) event organized in Mauritius by the National Computer Board (NCB), in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation.

David Bullock, MD of Rapid 3D will be hosting two sessions dealing with the topic; “3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – Business Applications”, at Infotech Mauritius.

The aim is to create awareness on emerging technologies and provide business opportunities in the ICT sector.


4 things you must consider when slicing a model for 3D Printing

When preparing a part with intricate features and tight tolerances, make sure the minimum feature size, extrusion width, and extruder diameter are configured correctly.


3D printing is advancing into the realm of production.

While the value of a printer may not seem apparent at first, executing the calculations will tell a different story.

This post walks you through the economics of 3D printing via cost and Return on Investment calculations. The Return On Investment (ROI) is an evaluation tool used to calculate the return you have gotten on an investment by percentage.

This can apply to manufacturing technologies as well, to determine how much you can save with a 3D printer.


Take a look at these Selective Laser Sintering guitars – RAPDASA 2016

The 3D Printing technology used in ODD guitars is called Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and builds the components by spreading a thin layer of nylon powder, that is then fused in the correct locations for that particular slice of the component.


Why Part Quality, Print Speed and Ease of Use Matter with the ProJet MJP 2500

Learn why part quality, print speed and post-processing ease of use are critical considerations when evaluating an office-friendly, professional 3D printer.


Markforged Mark X: Unibody Drone Timelapse

With industrial-scale printing of incredibly strong parts and first ever precision sensing systems, the Mark X is destined to be the must-have printer for every manufacturer.


Bosch implements Zortrax’s efficient 3D printing solutions

Bosch’s plant in the French town of Mondeville saved at least 80 thousand euros over the past several months, thanks to the usage of Zortrax M200 3D printers. Engineers managed to improve the precision and quality of many time-consuming assembly processes.


Multi-material 3D printing is easy with MIT’s new software

Already, the team says its testing has resulted in a better tricycle wheel design, and the potential for similar advancements in a number of fields exists should Foundry become an industry standard.


Precise parts from design to finish with the new Mark X

Make carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic parts, by using traditional 3D-printing techniques but taking it to another level. This means the objects they print are stronger, lighter and more resilient than steel.


Rapid 3D welcomes the new Zortrax M300

Zortrax introduces you to Zortrax M300, the 3D printer for those who want make their big ideas really BIG.