Tooling in some capacity is a given for all manufacturing methods. But the process is often tedious because of complex geometries, high tolerance requirements, and the difficulty in machining materials.
Time is of the essence when it comes to the 3D printing of either industrial-grade prototypes or end-use parts. But common 3D printers tend to add on precious time when
Metal 3D printing is used for industrial-grade prototyping and end-use parts, but common laser-based systems tend to have red flags because of working with hazardous powders and dangerous lasers during
Metal 3D printing has traditionally been out of reach for most companies because of their association with high costs and slow speed. But with the Studio System from Boston-based metal
To ensure repeatability and precision in parts and assemblies, jigs and fixtures represent an integral part of lean manufacturing. However, the cost of product development and lead time weigh significantly
With more varied choices and falling prices across the board, metal additive manufacturing (AM) systems are showing significant growth in the overall 3D printing industry over the past year.
Built-Rite Tool & Die is a mold-making and design firm in Massachusetts, America that specializes in the production of molds for plastic injection molding.
Desktop Metal has been granted seminal patents for their Separable Supports technology by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the first office-friendly metal 3D printing system Studio System™