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3d printer

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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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 printing: low-wear plastic components for the automotive industry

Sebastian Bloechl | 10. September 2019

Design freedom and fast reaction times are commonplace in development departments in the automotive industry. Anyone who can react quickly to new requirements gains competitive advantages.  Additive manufacturing and the automotive industry, which benefits from flexibility and speed, are made for each other. Free design possibilities, short delivery times and cost efficiency are only a […]

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Do it yourself! Build your own 3D high temperature printer

Sven Weber | 29. March 2019

“A nice example of our low-cost design concept,” says Tom Krause, head of the additive manufacturing division at igus GmbH, about the high-temperature 3D-printer newly developed and built by his team. A self-built 3D high temperature printer based on drylin W rail guides and dryspin steep-thread spindle made of stainless steel in combination with spindle […]

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