How To 3D Print Gears Like A Pro – 7 Design Tips and Advice         

3D-printed gears straddle the line between functional and hobbyist components, yet they perform as well as any gears when appropriately designed.  Most 3D printed gear failures are from choosing the wrong materials, incorrect printer settings, and specifying the wrong infill (which leads to weak gears that snap or gears that cost too much in raw …

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10 Benefits of Large Format SLA 3D Printing for Businesses

Large-format 3D printing is traditionally the remit of fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers, which extrude plastic in layers with a mechanical print head. However, stereolithography (SLA) advancements now let you accurately create big models and put small series runs into production with liquid resin. Large format SLA is a different type of solution to …

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Global Automotive Supplier Brose Turns to SLS 3D Printing to Produce End-Use Car Parts

Customer case study – Brose turns to SLS 3D printing Brose is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world. The company employs 30,000 people in over 70 locations across 25 countries. Every other new vehicle is equipped with one of Brose’s products.  They are one of Germany’s most innovative companies and has been …

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How Lufthansa Technik Uses 3D Printed Tools to Manufacture Escape Route Markings

Customer case study – How Lufthansa Technik Uses 3D Printed Tools to Manufacture Escape Route Markings Lufthansa Technik is a leading provider in aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services for civil aircraft, from commercial to VIP and special mission aircraft. CHALLENGE:  Lufthansa Technik has innovative floor markings called Guide U escape route, these markings …

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3D Printing Helps Dorman Keep Pace with Automotive OEMs

Customer case study – 3D Printing Helps Dorman Keep Pace with Automotive OEMs Dorman Products sell automotive parts and components for both heavy and light-duty vehicles. They have been the automotive aftermarket’s pioneering problem solvers for over a century. Dorman gives people greater freedom to fix these vehicles by constantly developing new repair solutions that …

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Electroplating 3D Printed Parts for High-Performance Antennas – Cutting Costs by More than 90%

Customer case study – Electroplating 3D Printed Parts for High-Performance Antennas — Cutting Costs By More Than 90% Elliptika specializes in the design and development of radio frequency, and microwave products and solutions. Elliptika brings its expertise to the fields of consulting and RF and microwave engineering. Elliptika offers a wide range of services from …

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Using 3D Printing to Make Heat Resistant End Use Parts and Spares for Motorsport

Customer case study – Using 3D Printing to Make Heat Resistant End Use Parts and Spares for Motorsport Andrea Pirazzini has been riding motorcycles since 2012. He has been using 3D printing since he started. Pirazzini uses 3D printing to create small pieces for his motorbike, recently he began printing functional performance parts. CHALLENGE: Andrea …

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