HAND PICKED 3D PRINTING KNOWLEDGE
Additive manufacturing (AM) isn’t just one process. It’s a whole workflow that can impact product development from design to manufacturing. Let’s dive into a look at how AM works, where it can be used, and what the future might bring.
NERA shows that the low cost and fast results of additive manufacturing allow designers to immediately test prototypes and rapidly produce iterations of experimental engineering.
Ford Motor Company optimized factory-floor tooling production with a 94% lead time reduction by introducing BigRep large-format additive manufacturing.
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Nikola Motor Invests in a BigRep PRO to Help Lead the Future of Sustainable Heavy-Duty Trucking
Nikola Motor invested in the BigRep PRO large-format additive manufacturing system to streamline the design and manufacturing processes of their zero-emission battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles.
Carbon Fiber 3D Printer: Everything You Need To Know
Plastics reinforced with either chopped or continuous carbon fiber offer engineering-grade performance with all the benefits of 3D printing.
But what are these materials, what advantages do they offer, where are they best used, and how can you work with them? Let’s dig into everything you need to know about carbon fiber 3D printing!
3D Printed Car Parts for Solar-Electric Vehicles
3D printed car parts are helping engineers to rapidly prototype solar powered cars, amplifying research into replacing fossil fuels with pure solar energy in consumer vehicles.
Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing for Better Engineering
Engineering relies on building toward the best solution. That process, though, is subject to a variety of bottlenecks at various points throughout. Forestalling one major bottleneck that happens on the way to a final product design can make your entire process better – and faster. Rapid prototyping can ease your entire engineering process in a big way with large-format 3D printing.
4-Hour Parts! Fast 3D Printing in Large Scale
Fast 3D printing has been the goal of new additive manufacturing technology forever. Now, as innovative new technologies hit the market that change the extrusion process allowing industrial 3D printers to produce large-scale parts in just 4 hours, that’s finally changing.
Mass Customization and the Power of 3D Printing
At its simplest, mass customization is exactly what it sounds like: customization on a large scale.
Customization is typically thought of as more one-of-a-kind than one-size-fits-all, which can make it difficult to achieve on a large scale. The major benefit here is in combining the low cost-per-unit of mass manufacturing with the appeal and flexibility of individual design.
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BigRep STUDIO G2 Available for Lease Across North America
The BigRep STUDIO G2, our versatile 3D printer for demanding industrial applications like factory jigs and fixtures with a variety of engineering-grade filaments is now available in six-month rental leases at an affordable rate.
BigRep Ships its 500th Large-Format 3D Printer!
“Signed, sealed and delivered!”
Over at BigRep we’re passing milestones and celebrating the 500th delivery of our large-format 3D printers – making BigRep one of the world’s most trusted and successful AM manufacturers!
Digital Solutions Empowering Production: BigRep Showcases Industrial AM’s Powerful Applications at Formnext 2019
BigRep presenting industrial application prototypes in a Fully 3D Printed Autonomous Electric Podcar and with partners Bosch Rexroth, AIRBUS and Dassault Systèmes. BigRep is at Formnext 2019 in Booth 12.1 Hall C12.