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3D Print Jigs, Fixtures, and other Production Tools
When talking about production processes and the relevant equipment, most people think of large milling machines, hydraulic presses, injection molding machines, or robots assembling cars and other industrial goods. While this is true, small and seemingly unremarkable tools are used throughout various manufacturing steps, namely jigs and fixtures.
CNC and 3D Printing – Two Manufacturing Methods
CNC has been the backbone of manufacturing for centuries. Over the past few decades, additive manufacturing has started to gain traction. Each manufacturing method has its strengths and weaknesses, and it’s important to understand your application and usage before selecting the appropriate method.
How Kennedy Valve Revived in-house Patternmaking with Additive
Kennedy Valve was working with an aging workflow in sand casting applications, developing patterns and tooling with an external supply strategy that replaced their long retired in-house pattern shop.
How RH-Engineering & manoFigura 3D Print Luxury Furniture
With 3D printing and artisan finishing techniques, René Helmreich and Enrico Klemmer create 100% custom furnishings that create a personalized ambiance in a room. The two have partnered their respective businesses and skills for a truly unique, and highly efficient, manufacturing process.
Supply Chain Risk
Learn 3 procurement strategies to reduce supply chain risk and how 3 industrial leaders use BigRep large-format additive manufacturing for a stable, on-demand supply chain.
POLYAERO’s Mixed Reality Aerospace Programs
Learn how POLYAERO (Aix-Marseille University) used large-format additive manufacturing to create their mixed-reality aeronautical engineering program.
How to Reduce Lead Time with In-House Supply Chains
Find out how designers and manufacturers across industries have created incredible efficiencies in their usual project timelines by adopting large-format 3D printing technologies.
Kawasaki’s 3D Printed Tooling
Learn how Kawasaki Motors Corp.’s Lincoln, USA manufacturing facility saved up to 85% of costs on production tooling by optimizing automotive and aerospace production with BigRep’s large-format additive manufacturing systems.
7 Ways BigRep 3D Printers Unlock Profit Instantly
EBOOK 7 ways BigRep 3D Printers Unlock Profit Instantly Learn how world-leading companies like Ford, Steelcase, and more made instant returns on their investment in BigRep’s large-format additive manufacturing systems. Industry leaders have modernized their businesses and created incredible cost efficiencies by introducing 3D printing to their various workflows. BigRep’s additive manufacturing systems offer reliable … Read more
How Airbus 3D Prints Shipping Cases In-House with Large-Format Additive Manufacturing
Learn how Airbus is leveraging BigRep large-format 3D printers to eliminate a regular expense of up to $10,000 by reinventing a traditional manufacturing workflow. Airbus and BigRep’s innovation consultancy, NOWLAB, have designed an automated manufacturing workflow to create on-demand custom investment shipping cases for delicate aviation equipment.
Ford upscales their in-house tooling with BigRep 3D printers
Learn how Ford Motor Company optimized factory-floor tooling production with a 94% lead time reduction by introducing BigRep large-format additive manufacturing. With over 30 years of experience in additive manufacturing, Ford upscaled their Cologne prototyping facilities with two BigRep additive systems. After first acquiring a BigRep ONE, Ford returned their investment with just one application.
JC Steele’s Efficient Sand Casting with Large-Format Additive Manufacturing
EBOOK JC STEELE’S EFFICIENT SAND CASTING STRATEGY WITH LARGE-FORMAT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Learn how JC Steele optimized their sand-casting process, reducing expenses by 75% and increasing annual productivity by over 50% with BigRep large-format 3D printers. JC Steele turned to BigRep large-format additive manufacturing to quickly produce the massive patterns their business is centered around. They’ve … Read more