When NOT to Use 3D Printing

When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 3

3D Printed Forming Tool and Model

This segment picks up where we left off in this video series discussing how not all manufacturing processes are ideal candidates to be replaced directly with 3D printing. We want to demonstrate that the 3D printing process can still have a significant role in bringing…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 2

Thermoforming with the 3D Printed Model

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is one of the newest and most versatile manufacturing processes on the planet. It’s possible to 3D print thousands of different models, parts, or basically anything you want with an ever-growing number of different materials. However, as we demonstrate…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 1

Remote Controlled Example Model

There are times when 3D printing end-use parts does not offer economic or performance gains! There, I said it. While this may seem controversial to say for a company that is in the 3D printing business, TriMech is founded on the principle of candor and…

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