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3D-Printing

3D printing for companies: what is more economical, having an in-house 3D printer or using external 3D printing services?

Maria Burkanova | 20. March 2020

More and more industrial companies are discovering the utility of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (in technical terms, 3D printing is actually only one of many additive processes, but in common terms is used as a synonym for additive manufacturing). The range of machines, materials, and processes on offer is vast – but where should […]

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3D-Druck-Bauteile im Abriebtest

Plain bearings by 3D printing: abrasion resistance in test

tkrause | 18. March 2020

“igus 3D printing materials increase the abrasion resistance of 3D printed components by up to a factor of 50 compared to regular 3D printing materials.”

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3D printing for the automotive industry

Steffen Schack | 15. October 2019

3D printing is playing an increasingly important role in producing motor vehicles. For the manufacturing of sports cars and exclusive vehicles, more and more parts are not only used for developing or testing prototypes, but also as functional components in production vehicles.

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Ultimaker S5 printer with iglidur I180 filament from igus gmbh

Ultimaker and igus – leading 3D printers meet iglidur high-performance filaments

Dirk Zacharias | 10. October 2019

Cooperation means reaching common goals faster and improving products and services. This creates enthusiasm with customers and strengthens the own image and market position. Offering customers simple solutions and inspiring them is the goal of the cooperation between Ultimaker and igus. The K 2019 Fair in Düsseldorf – visit us from 16 – 23 October […]

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Overview of 3D printing

Dirk Zacharias | 17. September 2019

3D printing is also known as additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid manufacturing or generative manufacturing. A component from a 3D printer is usually made in the same way. The material is applied layer by layer until the component has been completed. However, the manufacturing process varies depending on the individual 3D printing procedure used. The […]

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