Appliance Design. July 2018, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p20, 5 p.
Time to market, Product development, 3D printing, and Machining
Using rapid prototyping to manufacture parts to test for component fit and function can help get your product to market faster than your competition. Adjustments in design, materials, size, shape, [...]
The article offers information on the benefits of additive manufacturing, three-dimensional (3D) printing, and rapid prototyping in manufacturing products. Topics discussed include the use of fused deposition modeling in additive manufacturing, the use of computer-aided design (CAD) software to design the products to be manufactured, and the use of low durometer silicone in producing parts with negative draft.
Rapid prototyping, Manufacturing processes, Three-dimensional printing, and Stereolithography
The article focuses on rapid prototyping services along with its significance in designing approaches. Topics discussed include enhancement of manufacturing process with deployment of rapid prototype conditions; consideration of 3D printing technology in different processes such as stereo lithography; and attainment of regulatory approval by several agencies such as the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
The article discusses how manufacturers can implement a laser-based, metal powder-bed fusion process to help ensure that products reliably meet specifications. Additive manufacturing (AM) is now used for the production of mission-critical components for use in high-tech industries. However, its implementation has been delayed by challenges with achieving a uniform product.
Appliance Design. Nov 2017, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p30, 3 p.
Time to market, Technology application, Product development -- Technology application, and 3D printing -- Technology application
From its origins as a plastic prototyping process almost three decades ago, the 3D printing / additive manufacturing (AM) industry can demonstrate an impressive growth curve. This growth is testament [...]
Appliance Design. Jan 2019, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p32, 2 p.
Today we are at the starting line of the digitization of manufacturing. This digital, technological revolution that we are witnessing is often referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, with [...]
Rapid prototyping, Technological innovations, Automobile industry, Three-dimensional printing, Polymers, and Electron beam furnaces
The article discusses the technological innovations rapid prototyping in the field of additive manufacturing industry which has resulted in the economic and operational advantages. It mentions increasing adoption of plastic, polymer and metal processes across various industrial sectors such as automotive, medical and engineering sectors, for prototyping. It also discusses the industrial metal processes such as electron-beam melting and selective laser melting.
The article discusses some of the challenges in additive manufacturing (AM), or three-dimensional (3D) printing. It is said that heat treatments associated with AM vary as additively manufactured parts display vastly different mechanical behaviors. It discusses the direct-metal laser-sintered (DMLS) method of printing AM parts.
Appliance Design. Dec 2018, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p16, 1 p.
Telecommunications equipment industry, Master Bond Inc., Ensign Corp., DNA Group Inc., Rockwell Automation Inc., Metaphase Design Group Inc., Hernon Manufacturing Inc., Magnetic Shield Corp., Adhesives and sealants industry, Control equipment industry, and Contract manufacturing
CONTRACT MANUFACTURING Components Cesar-Scott Inc. CoorsTek Curtis Industries Custom-Pak Inc. DNA Group Inc. GPI Prototyping Manufacturing Services Hankscraft Inc. Johnson Bros. Roll Forming Co. * Master Bond Inc. New Engiand [...]
Rapid prototyping, Aerospace industries, Medical equipment industry, Industrial wastes, and Three-dimensional printing
The article discusses the growing popularity of three-dimensional (3D) metal printing as of May 2017. It is noted that the process was first adopted by the aerospace and medical device industries and that all industries that work with metals are now starting to realize its potential. The benefits of 3D metal printing are also cited, including reduced waste, decreased time to market, and increased product performance.
Appliance Design. June 2015, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p27, 3 p.
3D printing -- Methods
Architects don't build without modeling. They create "blueprints," produce renderings, and build 3-D models. But while these planning tools may resemble the actual building in shape, there is no resemblance [...]
Rapid prototyping, Three-dimensional printing, Polymers, Photopolymers, and Elastomers
The article discusses several aspects of prototyping with PolyJet three-dimensional (3D) printing. It mentions PolyJet has the ability to mimic various polymers, including LSR (liquid silicone rubber). It also mentions PolyJet uses a jetting process where small droplets of liquid photopolymer, called voxels, are sprayed from multiple jets onto a build platform and cured in layers that form elastomeric part.
Focuses on the usage of rapid prototyping in architecture. Definition of rapid prototyping; Description of various types of three dimensional computer model repid prototyping; Discussion on improvements of three dimensional computer modeling for architecture.