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5 Jan 2023

What is a food regulated filament for 3D printing?

3D printing offers unparalleled design freedom to produce custom parts and complex or organic shapes. These would be costly or impossible to manufacture with traditional manufacturing methods. These benefits can be compelling for a range of food-related applications. However, if 3D printed parts are intended to [...]

20 Dec 2022

What is selective laser sintering (SLS)?

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is an industrial 3D printing process that can produce accurate prototypes and functional production parts in as little as one day. Several nylon-based materials and a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) are available. This allows the creation of parts that are [...]

25 Oct 2022

What does the future hold for 3D printing?

3D printing is about to transform the world as we know it. Consumer goods will be customized and produced on demand. While manufacturers will be able to use 3D printing to create radical new designs for everyday objects. Introduction Which 3D printing materials are expected to flourish in the next few years?

11 Oct 2022

What is FDM 3D printing?

FDM is the most popular 3D printing technology. Find out everything you need to know about it and how it compares to other methods. Definition of FDM 3D Printing Fused Deposition Modeling, or FDM for short, is a method of additive manufacturing by extruding materials. In which [...]

12 Sep 2022

What file format for 3D printing?

3D file: choosing the right one for optimal 3D printing Having a quality 3D format is the basis of all successful 3D printing. Opting for the right format, which contains the exact technical information, ensures that your part is produced safely in the 3D printer and guarantees a part that is as good as possible.

6 Sep 2022

How to calculate the cost of a 3D printing in one click?

Calculating the cost of 3D printing: factors to consider Do you want to produce your parts using 3D printing technology, but have no idea how to calculate its cost? There are many factors to take into account when understanding the costs of additive manufacturing [...]

1 Sep 2022

How do you ensure the repeatability of your FDM 3D prints for quality mass production?

Source of many possibilities, additive manufacturing is increasingly integrated into industrial processes. Faced with these possibilities, many manufacturers are developing ever faster, more responsive and versatile systems to meet the needs of the industry. With the multiplication of 3D printing technologies, it is difficult for professionals to choose the right one.

August 17, 2022

3D printing: a green technology for a more sustainable industry?

How does 3D printing contribute to a more environmentally friendly industrial world? Human activities have an impact on our environment. Industry is one of those activities that sometimes pollute too much. Producing too much or too badly implies unnecessary energy expenditure, waste, overexploitation of natural resources or a heavy carbon footprint due to the transport of materials.

BCM and protection of your data for 3D printing
August 8, 2022

3D printing online: are my data really protected?

Learn more about protecting your data stored on a Cloud Manufacturing such as BCM for your industrial 3D printing. Choosing your online additive manufacturing provider is not a random choice. Indeed, you don't entrust your 3D files to just anyone at the risk of seeing your industrial parts copied [...]

The advantages of 3D printing over machining and plastic injection
26 Jul 2022

The advantages of 3D printing over machining and plastic injection

3D printing: comparison with machining and plastic injection What are the advantages of 3D printing compared to machining and plastic injection? To better understand why 3D printing is today an unavoidable industrial production method, and even more advantageous for your company (and for the planet), we are going to compare it with two other classic solutions [...]