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How to reduce time required to 3D print your model

A major cost component in 3D printing is machine time. Parts with features requiring support structure require more time for the machine to print the part. This increases the cost of printing the part. Features like undercuts, negative drafts, overhang faces require support structure along the filling direction. Hence the part should be designed in […]

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3D Printing – A panacea to all manufacturing problems? Not exactly!

3D printing has taken the world by storm. 3D Printing has become a more popular terminology these days for additive manufacturing process. Additive manufacturing process has been in existence for a few decades now and focused mainly for developing rapid prototypes of parts. With the advancement of technology, the additive printing machines have become much […]

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Manufacturing productivity through design efficiency

America & Europe have seen a steady decline in manufacturing job creation and the jobs moving to low cost countries such as China & Taiwan. The cost arbitrage has been extremely lucrative over the years. But the things seem to be changing from last few years. Rising labour costs, shipping, dwindling government incentives and newer […]

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