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Additive Manufacturing

29
May

Our Markforged Onyx Stock has arrived – order yours now!

The Rapid 3D team are excited to announce the arrival of the new Markforged Onyx stock. Welcome to the best, most accessible desktop 3D printer designed uniquely to print beautiful carbon black parts.

26
May

Working 3D-Printed Car Engine Models!

We meet Eric Harrell, who brought his collection of functional 3d-printed car engines and transmissions to this year’s Maker Fair! Eric shows us his 1/3rd scale engines, which he designs from reference schematics and measurements to highlight how real engines work. Eric has also made his files available online for anyone to make their own replicas! Watch the video below

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25
May

German Rail (DB) is exploring opportunities to use 3D printing.

PIONEERED in the aviation industry as a means of reducing the weight of components, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is now a growing area of interest and development for rail.

24
May

Robotic 3D Printing Makes Sand Molds and Cores – EnvisionTEC at Rapid

The proprietary system includes easy-to-use software that uses a CAD file to print a mold and core in just a few hours. This disruptive technology brings a new way of production to foundries. The result is castings are poured the same day.

24
May

3D Systems uses Inspire to optimize a skateboard’s deck.

3D SYSTEMS based out of Rock Hill, South Carolina is a pioneer in 3D printing technology. Some of its major accomplishments include inventing 3D printing with Stereolithography (SLA) and commercializing it in 1989, as well as inventing and commercializing Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) in 1992. Today, 3D Systems’ vast range of 3D printers are used for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace,

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18
May

Anubis 3D has 3D-printed end-of-arm for smart packaging

  An innovative, industrial, 3D-printed end-of-arm enables Langen Group to lighten the load on their customer’s robotic packaging line The bottom of the gripper cup showing the Swiss cheese pattern of channels leading to the vacuum hole at the top of the workpiece. Making these holes with conventional machining would have been impossible, but was easy to accomplish with additive

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17
May

Automating Manufacturing with 3D Printing – Markforged Webinar

From alignment and drill jigs, to production fixtures, and robotic end-of-arm-tooling, Markforged customers are printing end-use parts on-demand in manufacturing facilities around the world.

Tune into this webinar to learn techniques which save money, increase uptime, and improve quality across a wide range of industries.

11
May

RUAG – Additive Manufacturing of Satellite Components

Every single gram saved reduces total launch costs!

10
May

Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

Create value with 90% efficiency. On the mechanical side, we create value with 20% efficiency. We’re like the internal combustion engine, and they’re electric cars. That was the way of the world. It needed to change.

5
May

UM-Dearborn Students 3D Print Parts for Electric Car

Formula SAE Electric Racing Team at the University of Michigan-Dearborn 3D printed battery cooling ducts for their electric race car.

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