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Understanding 3D Printing in Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team | December 15, 2021

Defined as the construction of a three-dimensional object from a computer-aided design (CAD) or a digital 3D model, 3D printing or additive manufacturing is transforming the world as we know…

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Aligning Dental 3D Printing Process with Different Business Models

By Dental Team | December 13, 2021

3D printing technology is constantly advancing and popularity among dental practitioners and labs is growing. 3D printing dental products offer better patient service with faster turnaround times and are more…

A tray filled with 3D-printed parts in a high-volume manufacturing process

High Volume Manufacturing Process with 3D Printing: Pros and Cons

By Smart Factory Team | December 9, 2021

There are multiple ways to take advantage of 3D printing, such as leveraging a smart factory for on-demand production, augmenting traditional processes, and building dedicated 3D printing lines for an agile manufacturing model. With advantages and disadvantages for each option, companies need to consider several factors when using 3D printing for high-volume manufacturing processes.

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Optimizing High-Mix, Low-Volume Manufacturing with 3D Printing

By Smart Factory Team | December 2, 2021

3D printing systems enable a high-mix, low-volume manufacturing approach for a broad range of products, including fully customizable products. For companies considering 3D printing for a high-mix, low-volume manufacturing business model, there are many benefits over traditional production processes.

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Additive Manufacturing vs. Subtractive Manufacturing: Comparison Guide

By Smart Factory Team | November 29, 2021

3D printing is enabling new business models and supporting low and high-volume manufacturing operations. When applied on an industrial scale, 3D printing is known as additive manufacturing. Manufacturers can easily…

Top Seven Industries for Additive Manufacturing Applications

By Smart Factory Team | November 11, 2021

Additive manufacturing offers innovations, process improvements, and greater agility to many industries, including aerospace, dental, medical, and automotive. 3D printers are versatile and can produce complex or customized products. Manufacturers…

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Four Benefits of Additive Manufacturing for Production

By Smart Factory Team | October 22, 2021

There are significant benefits of additive manufacturing over traditional manufacturing. 3D printers can make it easier to scale from prototyping to production, reduce risk, and increase manufacturing agility. One of…

3D-printed dental model

Four Features of the Best 3D Printer for Dental Models

By Dental Team | October 14, 2021

Accelerating the adoption of dental 3D printing solutions for dental model production requires streamlining the workflow without compromising accuracy, speed, or production yield. LuxCreo’s advancements in 3D printers, materials, software, and production workflow incorporate all of the necessary features a 3D printing production solution requires to make it a leading choice in the market.

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What is the Future of Additive Manufacturing?

By Smart Factory Team | October 8, 2021

Companies unfamiliar with additive manufacturing and 3D printing processes may not know 3D printing is transforming manufacturing across multiple industries. Understanding the future of additive manufacturing will enable companies to stay competitive and even future-proof their businesses.

3D printing occlusal splint

Four Benefits of 3D Printing Occlusal Splints

By Dental Team | October 1, 2021

Many jaw alignment disorders involve treatment with occlusal splints, a product customized to fit a patient’s mouth and bite pattern. These customized orthodontic devices guide the jaw into proper alignment…