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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Goods wagons are often in service for 30 years or even 40 years. Getting spare parts at the beginning is no problem. But what do you do if the supplier removes this component from his product range or the whole company shuts its doors? This is no problem with standard parts such as screws, seals […]