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Goliath the Printer: this 3D printer is as big as a room

pwirth | 31. August 2020

Everything except the small: students Robina and Chris’ 3D printer has a 2 x 2 x 2 metre installation space. We are enthusiastic about the 3D Goliath – and support the young industrial designers with free equipment. We all know about home 3D printers, compact devices no bigger than a microwave oven that print plastic gadgets […]

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50 per cent savings with 3D printed spare parts

Maria Burkanova | 20. August 2020

Machines are expensive and so is their maintenance. This applies in particular to special machines and older models, where the procurement of spare parts is often difficult and usually cost-intensive. Often the required parts must be individually traced and produced. Costs and problems are not only caused by the always expensive custom-made production of individual […]

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igus filament in a Ultimaker 3D printer

iglidur filaments for wear-resistant 3D printing in Ultimaker podcast

Maria Burkanova | 30. June 2020

With the Talking Additive Podcast, 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker offers a stage for innovative providers of 3D printing solutions for the industry. In the current episode, presenter Matt Griffin talks to our colleague and 3D printing specialist Niklas Eutebach about the special features of the self-lubricating iglidur tribofilament and how 3D-printed moving functional parts can […]

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iglidur I3 – the first 3D printing material for vehicle interiors

Julio Pauli | 26. June 2020

The automotive industry requirement profile for materials used in vehicle interiors is continusously becoming more stringent. These requirements can be found in the OEMs specifications and are based on the legal requirements.

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How a 3D printer template became 240,000 face shields

Maria Burkanova | 22. June 2020

Especially in times of crisis, creative and above all fast solutions are essential. And when it comes to speed and creativity, the 3D printing community is quick to respond. This was also the case this time when Prusa Research, a pioneer in FDM printing, created a design for 3D printed face shields and made it […]

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