Rapid Prototyping

Learn how to print moving assemblies with Objet 3D Printers.

In any assembly that involves mechanical interaction between components, defining the right tolerances according to the model material and the manufacturing process is a key factor for success. Designing a part for rapid prototyping is not an exception. There are two methods of prototyping assemblies…

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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D Printer

Purchasing a 3D printer, like any capital investment decision, involves a careful analysis, as it will have a strong impact in your organization. There are several elements to consider: internal needs, current and future applications, industry trends, available technologies and, of course, budget. Don’t rush…

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3D Printing Project – Wall-E (Part II)

Continuing from Part 1 of my Wall-E project…One of the most import pieces in the Wall-E, body, is finally printed.  It determines how the limbs and the head are connected.  In addition, I printed the other leg and one arm. Allow me to explain the…

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3D Printing Project: Wall-E (Part I)

So, we have an Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer here at the office, and I got thinking – what could I print that would really demonstrate the capabilities of this incredible machine and push it’s limits. There’s some complex automotive components with moving components that would…

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