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Complex parts with the new large freeformer

At K 2022 the German manufacturer Arburg exhibited the new large freeformer 750-3X with a larger build chamber for industrial additive manufacturing. The machine can work three components using Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) process to produce complex functional parts in resilient hard/soft materials with resistant structure support...

Additive manufacturing also for KraussMaffei

Additive manufacturing for industrial use is one of the key innovations displayed by KraussMaffei at the K show. powerPrint and precisionPrint open up new applications for additive manufacturing with plastic granulate and resin-based 3D printing materials respectively, along the plastic components value chain. For modern plastics processors...

Footwear manufacturing using 3D printing technology

Leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, Stratasys announced that Danish shoe manufacturer Ecco is using Stratasys Origin One 3D printing technology to accelerate product development, allowing conceptual footwear samples to be reviewed early in the development cycle using 3D printed moulds and lasts...

3D printers with SAF technology for large volume production

The first details about its upcoming line of powder bed fusion-based 3D printers has been shared by Stratasys. The new H Series Production Platform will be powered by Selective Absorption Fusion (SAF) technology specifically designed to meet the needs of volume manufacturing. Commercial availability of 3D printers based on SAF technology...

Continental relies on FDM additive manufacturing and materials of Stratasys

Renowned as one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers, automotive technologies leader Continental actually has an even wider solutions portfolio, including automotive part production, connectivity, automated driving and mobility services via its Continental Engineering Services (CES) division. Cost effectiveness and speed are keys to its...