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Reduction of the surface roughness of plastic components with chemical smoothing

Sven Weber | 25. March 2019

Which 3d printed plastic components are suitable for this? Which ones are not? In contrast to vibratory grinding, the geometry of the component does not have a significant role in chemical smoothing – the suitability of the parts is virtually independent of geometry. Topic wall thicknesses: here it is important to avoid thin wall thicknesses […]

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Rapid prototyping – wear-resistant plastic gears from the 3D printer

Sven Weber | 21. March 2019

So far, e-mobility has not experienced the big breakthrough. One of the reasons for this is that the charging infrastructure is in the beginning of its time. For many car drivers, the possibilities of electric refuelling are not sufficient. Easelink wants to change that. The Graz-based company has developed “Matrix Charging”, a charging system consisting […]

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Maintenance-free 3D-printed grippers make packaging machines effective

Sven Weber | 21. March 2019

More flexibility through 3D printing When an eagle grasps prey, it adapts its grip to the respective size in a lightning fast move. The packaging industry can only dream of this flexibility. Their metal grippers, which for example put the lid on cream jars, are usually limited to a single format. Therefore it often takes […]

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3D printing sprockets

Sprockets from 3D printing make e-bikes whisper

Sven Weber | 21. March 2019

In the last few years, the bicycle has changed from a mere object of utility to a weight-optimized lifestyle object. Not least the electrification has contributed significantly to this trend. Customers want as quiet a run as possible. The excessive background noise of the bicycle chain on the e-bike is a thorn in the side […]

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