3D Printing Innovation

Models of 3D printed consumer goods

Environmental Sustainability of 3D Printing Consumer Goods

By Smart Factory Team / February 25, 2022

Customers are more environmentally aware and place greater value on sustainable consumer goods and businesses that adopt environmentally-friendly manufacturing strategies. Recent advancements in 3D printing polymers with bio-based materials or…

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How to Make Manufacturing More Sustainable With 3D Printing Technology

By Footwear Team / February 9, 2022

Every year, American manufacturers generate and dispose of 7.6 billion tons of solid waste, according to data released by the EPA. Despite being recyclable, a significant portion of that waste…

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Types of additive manufacturing

Understanding Seven Types of Additive Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team / January 25, 2022

Additive manufacturing, or high-volume 3D printing, utilizes multiple production lines to produce a wide range of products. By opting for a hybrid or fully additive manufacturing approach, companies can transform…

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3D printed lattice structure

Using Lattice Structures in Additive Manufacturing Software

By Materials Team / January 20, 2022

Additive manufacturing is increasingly leveraged for enhancing or improving product performance. Lattice structures are one common design technique. A lattice structure is a microarchitecture designed with a network of repeating…

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A representational image of a dental office adopting 3D printing dental trends.

3D Printing Dental Trends that Upgrade Your Practice

By Dental Team / January 6, 2022

3D printing solutions enable dental practitioners to realize the benefits of digital dentistry, including improving patient experience, more comfortable device fit, and faster turnaround times. The accuracy, strength, and speed…

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Choosing the Best 3D Printer for Dentistry

By Dental Team / December 28, 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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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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