Blog Posts

Rapid Prototyping – How to use 3D printing for your rapid prototyping needs

February 24, 2022

For anyone looking to make a new product or improve an existing one, rapid prototyping is an invaluable tool. This article will guide you through how you can incorporate 3D printing into your rapid prototyping process while also reducing your costs and time to market. What is rapid prototyping? Rapid prototyping is the process of…

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The Sea Change Happening Now in 3D Printing – Creating End-Use Parts

February 24, 2022

At Formlabs, we have a lot of ideas about the future of 3D printing which we share publicly at events, trade shows, on this blog, and on social media. One of the major trends we’ve seen is an uptick in the use of in-house printers to create end-use parts, from disruptive medical devices to top-end…

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Ones Technology – R&D and mass production under one roof

February 24, 2022

Ones Technology is an R&D center affiliated with Turkey’s Ministry of Industry. As soon as an idea enters the door, according to Güçlühan Kuzyaka, Technical Manager of Ones Technology, it leaves the warehouse in about five months. With the help of Ultimaker 3D printers, Ones Technology offers 25-30 products designed to be mass produced. “3D…

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University of Tokyo – Tech meets architecture

February 22, 2022

3D printers pave the way for creative innovation among students The emergence of 3D printing has reshaped many industries, from manufacturing and construction to automotive and aerospace. What was previously seen as a novelty or niche solution by some has become a maturing technology, shifting from “rapid prototyping” to “additive manufacturing.” Now, 3D printing is…

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New ESD Safe Material Enables Manufacturers to Scale With 3D Printing

January 13, 2022

Formlabs is pleased to announce the release of ESD Resin, a material designed for manufacturers to reduce risk and increase yield on their electronics manufacturing lines. ESD Resin is a cost-effective solution for producing static-dissipative parts designed for use on the factory floor. Read on to learn how ESD Resin works, and how the indoor air…

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A Product Development Company Using 3D Printing To Do It All

January 8, 2022

Glassboard has a clear mission statement: to serve the world’s most ambitious companies in building products that people love to use. Their team wants to do more than just create a CAD file and a slide deck; they’ve set out to be a holistic product developer, helping businesses manufacture, negotiate pricing, and set up their…

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3D printing and the circular economy

December 13, 2021

Countries have been gathering at the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow to agree how to slow the global rise in temperatures. 45% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from the ways that we produce and consume our products and food.¹ The way we make and use things needs to change – but what part…

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A Complete Ecosystem For Large Format SLA 3D Printing

November 4, 2021

With the launch of Form Wash L and Form Cure L, Formlabs’ automated large-format post-processing machines, Formlabs is excited to bring to market a complete ecosystem for large-format 3D printing. From setting up your print to post-processing your part, our suite of products streamlines the 3D printing workflow to produce ready-to-use parts with minimal intervention.   With a Form…

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Sinterit New Material – PA 11 Carbon Fiber

November 3, 2021

This is the high-performance composite material with Carbon Fiber dedicated for compact SLS  and the 9th material in our offer. This material has great mechanical properties as well as thermal resistance. GENERAL DESCRIPTION PA 11 Carbon Fiber is a bio-derived (castor oil) powder composite material based on Polyamide 11 enhanced with Carbon Fiber for better performance and rigidity. It features a high strength-to-weight ratio and high thermal…

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Quad Lock – Smartphone-mounting solution developed with 3D printing

September 14, 2021

With features such as multiple lenses, image stabilization, and advanced software, modern smartphones can produce images that rival the quality of professional cameras. Because of high levels of vibration, however, photos and videos taken on a smartphone while riding a motorcycle tend not to achieve this quality – not to mention the risks posed to…

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