Rapid Manufacturing

17
Jun

Simply production: EOS M 290 – The benchmark for industrial Metal 3D printing

Over the past 19 years since the introduction of its metal technology, EOS has been building up a champion in powder-based, industrial 3D printing that combines the pioneering spirit of the early years with its meanwhile longstanding AM expertise. In 2001, with the launch of the EOSINT M 250, EOS introduced its DMLS metal technology which soon became a seal

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2
Mar

EOS Digital Foam – Enabling Product Lifecycle Innovations

3D printed lattice structures can be made to have foam-like characteristics. These structures are branded “Digital Foam” by EOS. They represent a new opportunity to engineer better, safer, more customized and higher-performance products in a variety of industries. However, designing 3D printed foams is challenging. There are myriad variables controlling the performance and function of a 3D printed lattice structure,

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10
Jan

Rapid 3D Appointed as the Dymansion Reseller Partner for Sub-Saharan Africa

We are an EOS partner in South Africa as well and we believe that in order to grow the additive manufacturing industry, it’s very important to have a finishing workflow.

And in order to do that properly, you need to have an automated finishing workflow and, I think Dymansion meets all of those requirements to move into production. It’s very important to be able to give the customer an end-use product, that is coloured and professionally finished. And you can’t do that without some sort of printed product workflow. And again the Dymansion workflow — Dymansion Powershot C, Dymansion Powershot S, Dymansion DM60, ticks all of those boxes and does their job very well in terms of being able to provide a complete solution for a customer that wants to go into production. It opens up all sorts of opportunities for the customer and, therefore, for us as a Dymansion reseller partner.

5
Nov

Volvo Group 3D Printing for Lighter Engines

A team of Volvo Group engineers from Renault Trucks in Lyon has succeeded in building and running an engine with some vital 3D-printed components. As a result they were able to reduce both the number of components in the engine and the weight by about 25 %. This could lead to greater payloads and lower fuel consumption if it should

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24
Oct

How Saint-Gobain Increased Productivity with Markforged Technology

Discover how Saint-Gobain improved the overall workflow of production activities after putting their Markforged X7 to use. Here’s an all-too common scenario for manufacturers: A simple customer request for a design change escalates, resulting in hundreds of hours of labor and significant costs to change over a production line to meet the new demands. That was the situation at a

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17
Oct

Dunlop Systems & Components – Markforged Case Study

Dunlop Systems and Components utilized Markforged 3D printer solutions to produce custom tooling for their facility, saving tens of thousands of dollars. THE CHALLENGE Dunlop Systems is a British automotive manufacturing company based just outside of Birmingham, specializing in Anti-Vibration Solutions including automotive air suspension components and electronic control systems for OEM and aftermarket vehicle applications. Mark Statham, Production Engineering

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22
Aug

Additive Manufacturing Generative Design: The Bionic Designer Era

Many of you are probably familiar with the series of Movies “Ironman”, where Mr. Stark, an incredibly smart and successful person with amazing skills on science, engineering, design, business, saving the world from chaos, etc… designs and produces an incredible suit with the help of Jarvis, his personal robot assistant with outstanding capabilities of voice and mind recognition, automation, design,

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15
Aug

How to prepare for the Qualification of Additive Manufactured Parts

Irrespective of the industry, there has been an increase in the awareness and discussions with customers and suppliers regarding the qualification of additively manufactured parts and process. In recent years, there is also an increase in the creation and release of Additive Manufacturing (AM) related standards. Organizations such as SAE, ASTM, and FDA etc. are providing guidance for AM device/part

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12
Aug

Improving the Additive Manufacturing Process Performance during Serial Production

Aerospace has become one of the leading industries when it comes to the application of Additive Manufacturing in serial production for safety critical parts. Reasons for this can be found in the unique design possibilities as well as the functional integration which can be realized by AM. Therefore AM offers not only clear advantages regarding production costs but also enables

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30
Jul

NextGenAM – pilot project for automated metallic 3D printing proves a complete success

NextGenAM – pilot project for automated metallic 3D printing proves a complete success. Joint project between Premium AEROTEC, EOS and Daimler demonstrates huge potential for the production of replacement parts and series-production components. Joint project between Premium AEROTEC, EOS and Daimler demonstrates huge potential for the production of replacement parts and series-production components Production of truck parts begun. Potential for

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