3D Manufacturing

Rapid prototyping and tooling

Rapid Prototyping and Tooling: 3D Printing Speeding up Product Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team / December 23, 2021

Rapid prototyping with traditional methods requires tooling – just like volume production processes.Tooling slows down and adds cost to product development cycles. 3D printing provides an alternative prototyping production process that removes tooling constraints, giving product designers a flexible, on-demand option for product development and scaling.

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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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Dental models being 3D printed

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…

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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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high mix low volume manufacturing

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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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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3D printing lab

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…

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future of additive manufacturing

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.

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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…

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Additive manufacturing vs traditional manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing vs. Traditional Manufacturing: High-Volume Production

By Smart Factory Team / September 29, 2021

When examining differences between additive manufacturing vs. traditional manufacturing, companies need to evaluate current technologies as rapid innovation in 3D printing is enabling companies to produce finished products with very little post-processing.

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