Engineering and Rapid Prototyping

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Rapid Prototyping
With 3D Printing

Design Better and Faster with Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototyping using 3D printing allows engineers and designers to execute inexpensive, quick and frequent revisions of their designs and creations.
3D printing is transforming the way we design and manufacture. Being able to rapidly model, build and test new products is an invaluable capability in our fast-paced competitive world.
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Key benefits of using rapid prototyping with 3D printing

1. Decrease time to market

With a 3D printer you can obtain a full scale model in days, while it would take weeks to provide a 3D version of your file with traditional methods. This allows your team to do more revisions in less time and reach the production phase faster. Rapid prototyping helps you discover design mistakes in the earliest stages of the development.

2. Create competitive and cost-efficient models

3D printing enables the creation of models to visualize your concepts which you can use as functional prototypes to be able to make cost-efficient real-world predictions. Traditional prototyping methods mean high production costs for manual work or the use of expensive machines to produce your models. BigRep 3D printers allow you to test and evaluate your ideas and create mock-ups at a fraction of the costs of traditional methods.

2. Improve effective communication

Having a physical model can communicate concepts, no virtual visualization or 2d image can match. With post-processing your object can look like the final product and even mimic texture and weight. Present your ideas in a form your customers and collaborators can easily understand and relate to so you get the feedback you need to adapt and improve your design.

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With its 1m³ volume, the BigRep ONE opens the gateway to a new dimension in 3D printing and 3D manufacturing.

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Speed up time-to-market

Case study

Villeroy & Boch is a world leader in the production of luxury ceramics.
Johan de Groot, product designer, describes how using the BigRep ONE revolutionized the way they create prototypes and designs. They are now able to produce bathtubs and shower trays to the standard required by a world leading ceramic manufacturer in three weeks. This was unthinkable before the introduction of the BigRep ONE.

“That was unthinkable without this 3D printer.”
– Johan de Groot, Product Designer, Villeroy & Boch

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