3D Printing for underwater photography

Perhaps the only up-side to a long, wet, windy and (as it turned out) very snowy winter in the south- west of the UK, is that it gives the idle mind time to wander off in directions it might not otherwise have found itself. These past few months haven’t been the best for diving opportunities,…

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3D PRINTED INJECTION MOLD

Injection molding is undoubtedly the quickest way to produce plastic parts however it is not the cheapest. The cost involved in preparing a mold can be extremely high for product developers especially startups and young companies such that making minor changes even after an issue has been detected is a very unpleasant experience. It is…

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Science Meets 3D Printing

Due to recent advancements in 3D printing and the introduction of even more materials, the technology has been found to be effective for various applications in areas like scientific research. Being able to provide the optimum test conditions is very important to achieve accurate results in any scientific study. Cuckoos are known for handing over…

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Reverse Engineering – What is it?

The 3D Quick Print team were recently asked to produce some grab handles for the under-floor electric box that contains power and internet sockets. You’ve probably seen them in conference rooms and hotels. The first thing the bureau service team said was ‘yeah, no problem – please send us the .stl file’. All we got…

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The Best 3D Printing Technology?

So then, how many 3D printing technologies are out there? FDM – Strong functional parts that use thermoplastics. A molten bead of plastic is deposited like a glue gun layer upon layer. Great technology for working prototypes, jigs and fixtures and end use parts for small batch production Polyjet – A UV cured resin that…

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