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White Paper: Designing 3D Printed Jigs and Fixtures

In this white paper, we will explain basic principles and concepts of fixture and jig design, look at how to adapt features typical to machined fixtures for success with 3D printing, and discuss how to leverage the unique benefits of stereolithography (SLA) materials to cut fabrication costs and reduce lead times.

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White Paper: Injection Molding from 3D Printed Molds

This white paper describes the production of small injection molded thermoplastic parts that were created with 3D-printed molds produced on a Form 2 printer and injected using a Galomb Model-B100 Injection Molder. Learn how to create 3D printed molds for low-volume, in-house injection molding.

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White Paper: Moldmaking with 3D Prints

This white paper will cover three such moldmaking strategies: injection molding, thermoforming and casting elastomers. Typically, molds are made with Formlabs Clear Resin, preferred for its translucency, although any Standard Resin is appropriate, and High Temp Resin is ideal for more thermally demanding molding processes.

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White Paper: When to 3D Print In House and When to Outsource

In this white paper, we discuss the three main methods of prototyping with 3D printing, the pros and cons of different 3D printing methods and some factors to consider before choosing the solution for your team. Whatever option you choose, your 3D printing system should be tailored to your team’s needs.

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White Paper: Engineering Fit: Optimizing Design for Functional 3D Printed Assemblies

In this white paper, we will explain basic principles and concepts of fixture and jig design, look at how to adapt features typical to machined fixtures for success with 3D printing, and discuss how to leverage the unique benefits of stereolithography (SLA) materials to cut fabrication costs and reduce lead times.

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