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Keeping Automated Packaging Lines Moving with 3D Printed Parts

 Automated packaging lines run continuously with only planned downtime – or so they should. Occasionally, equipment breaks down and needs fixing, but engineers can’t always source parts at short notice. For Trivium, a specialist in sustainable and recyclable metal packaging, access to spare parts is critical. Their automated packaging lines provide the output required …

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How Ultimaker 3D Printers Are Used in Education

3D Printing in Education     Depending on how intricately you embed yourself into it, using 3D printing in education means you can deliver doses of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, making a 3D printer the ultimate STEM learning tool, that virtually anyone can use. Educators who dismiss 3D printing as too expensive or too …

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Your Ultimaker S5 Now Prints Metal With The Metal Expansion Kit

Ultimaker S5 Metal Expansion Kit Coming Soon!     The Ultimaker S5’s generous build volume and ability to print high-performance thermoplastics make it a snip for rapid prototyping. Still, until now, metal 3D printing has been out of the reach of S5 users.   The Metal Expansion Kit changes this with everything you need to 3D print …

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Print Up To 3x Faster With Ultimaker Cura 4.13

Ultimaker Cura version 4.13 is now available for download, bringing with it significantly faster print speeds and cross-platform material profile synchronization (letting you sync materials across all S-line 3D printers). Cura 4.13 is also compatible with other third-party printers, but any speed and ecosystem improvements are exclusive to Ultimaker printers. Faster print speeds The big …

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How 3D Printing Opens Up Possibilities for Architects

Architects are no strangers to building models by hand, which involves lots of foam, card, pins and glue. When woodwork is involved, the process is also messy, noisy, and highly time-intensive. Making one model can take months! While the traditional way of making models will always be prevalent, 3D printing in architecture streamlines many architects’ …

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See us at Southern Manufacturing 2022

Additive-X are taking to the road for our first exhibition of 2022! We’ll be exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2022 in Farnborough at the International Exhibition Centre between the 8th and 10th of February.   We’ll have a selection of state-of-the-art desktop 3D printers on show, and our 3D printing specialists will be there to …

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