3D Printing Innovation

Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Approaches

By Materials Team / September 21, 2021

Hybrid additive manufacturing combines additive and subtractive manufacturing to produce a finished product. Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, builds structures by adding material in layers. Conversely, subtractive manufacturing, such as…

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Evaluating Scalable 3D Dental Printing Solutions for Dental Practices

By Dental Team / September 10, 2021

If you need to produce high-volume quantities of simple and very inexpensive products, then 3D printing processes may not provide significant advantages. However, there are many applications of 3D printing where it solves many production pain points felt by manufacturers. Here’s what you need to know about high-volume additive manufacturing and applications where 3D printing can provide the most value.

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Four Applications of High-Volume Additive Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team / August 27, 2021

If you need to produce high-volume quantities of simple and very inexpensive products, then 3D printing processes may not provide significant advantages. However, there are many applications of 3D printing where it solves many production pain points felt by manufacturers. Here’s what you need to know about high-volume additive manufacturing and applications where 3D printing can provide the most value.

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Four Innovative 3D Printing Dental Applications

By Dental Team / August 25, 2021

Today’s printers use advanced resins, software, and hardware to 3D print higher quality dental appliances than traditional manual methods. Dental practitioners and labs that want a flexible production process should consider these applications of 3D printing in dentistry, dental surgery, and orthodontics.

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Limitations of Injection molding equipment

Overcoming the Limitations of Injection Molding with 3D Printing

By Smart Factory Team / August 12, 2021

Innovations in 3D printing make it the ideal alternative to injection molding for low-volume, high-mix production and for products that are difficult or impossible to produce with injection molding. Here’s how to take advantage of 3D printing and overcome the limitations of injection molding.

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3D-printed indirect bonding tray

Three Benefits of 3D-Printed Indirect Bonding Trays

By Dental Team / August 10, 2021

Dental procedures involve precise manual processes, both when working in a patient’s mouth and fabricating dental appliances. Products like clear aligners and night guards require manual fabrication and finishing steps…

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Custom 3D-printed dental retainer

Manufacturing High-Quality 3D-Printed Dental Retainers

By Dental Team / August 4, 2021

Streamlining digital dentistry is a faster and more cost-effective way to produce dental retainers. Traditional processes require potentially multiple visits to the dentist or orthodontist’s office for impressions and molding, along with several weeks of waiting for a dental lab to produce and ship the appliance. Advancements in 3D printing are significantly reducing dental retainer production time and costs and improving quality and accuracy.

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Manufacturing automated with 3D printing and robotics

Understanding Rapid Additive Manufacturing with Smart Factories

By Smart Factory Team / July 22, 2021

A smart factory uses automation and cloud connectivity to make manufacturing more scalable and accurate, and less labor-intensive. A 3D printing smart factory duplicates the success of local prototyping or low volume production to seamlessly increase production capacity.

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Additive Manufacturing: Pros and Cons

By Smart Factory Team / July 20, 2021

For companies that are planning to launch new products, reevaluating their production approach with 3D printing technology can provide significant advantages. Additive manufacturing is modernizing manufacturing, bringing new products to market faster, and enabling greater supply chain flexibility.

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Evaluating the Accuracy of 3D Printing Dental Models and Clear Aligners

By Dental Team / July 16, 2021

Custom products like dental models need scalable manufacturing processes. Practitioners use dental models for treatment planning and demonstration. Unfortunately, the traditional method for manufacturing dental models involves many costly and…

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