Will 3D printing affect the mining industry? Mining is an industry where bespoke tooling and manufacturing are a core part of daily operations. Problem is, that the current methods of producing tooling and components are time consuming, expensive and wasteful – mining processes that are in need of an overhaul. The many parts, used in mining operations, are made using low volume and one-off
Markforged 3d printing of fibre reinforced parts webinar. Discusses in detail many aspects of the technology. Where the technology fits into the design and manufacturing workflow. There is a detailed look at the Eiger software that allows engineers and designers to place fibre reinforcing exactly where they need it on a part.
Rapid 3D unveiled its modern showroom and technical facility in Howick during September, hosting representatives from the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal
The proliferation of 3D printing in the manufacturing sector looks set to continue as more and more companies worldwide realise the scope of its capabilities. 3D printing is of enormous strategic relevance – the technology cycle has reached a level of maturity in terms of adoption and companies can ill afford not to consider how and when 3D printing