I’ve been looking at trinckle’s Fixture Designer software, and it’s quite impressive.
BigRep Launches Factory Tooling System
You can now use BigRep FLOW to quickly create tooling for factories with no CAD experience.
It’s All About Customization With Additive Manufacturing
The business case for using additive manufacturing has always been challenging for many industries, but now things are becoming much clearer.
The Science Of 3D Printed Jigs & Fixtures
Jigs and fixtures are a staple application in 3D printing, but there’s much to know when using them.
The Jig Is Up: 3D Printing Fixtures Is About To Be Much More Efficient
Stratasys and nTopology execs share a look at their new collaboration, starting with an impressive FDM Assembly Fixture Generator.
Boom Supersonic Unveils The XB-1, And It’s Full Of 3D Printed Parts
Boom Supersonic’s new XB-1 prototype aircraft turns out to be using plenty of 3D printed parts.
3D Printing For Toolmaking: What You Need To Know
One of the biggest positives of 3D printing is that no tooling is required — but it might just be perfect for making parts including jigs, fixtures, end-use parts, and even tooling.
Eight Ways 3D Printing Can Help Manufacturing
With the recent spotlight on 3D printing as a result of the pandemic’s bump on supply chains, I listed some ways the technology can help manufacturers.
MakerBot Announces Powerful Carbon Fiber Option
MakerBot announced a new version of their METHOD series that is specifically designed to 3D print strong carbon fiber parts.
Book of the Week: Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
This week’s selection is “Introduction to Manufacturing Processes” by Mikell Groover.
CEO Blake Teipel Explains Essentium’s Strategy
We chatted with ESSENTIUM’s CEO, Blake Teipel to find out more about their strategy and the latest developments.
Small Manufacturers Really Should Use 3D Printers
It’s not a new idea, but it is still not done widely: using 3D printers onsite in manufacturing processes to increase productivity, safety and speed.
Essentium’s Survey Results
3D printer manufacturer Essentium just released the results of their recent survey on production 3D printing usage.
Shims and 3D Printing: The Perfect Way to Seal In R&D Tax Credits
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the convergence of shims and 3D printing.
New 3D Printing Application: Data Center Fixtures
I happened to bump into a new 3D printing application during a data center tour, and this could be big.
What is a Jig and Why are They Important to 3D Printing?
One of the most important applications of 3D printing is the production of jigs.