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Case Study: Why the Canadian Space Agency Chose 3D Printing

Case Study: Why the Canadian Space Agency Chose 3D Printing

Developing functional parts for applications in space is challenging for several reasons. From a manufacturing perspective, engineers are faced with unique design constraints...

The Future of Digital Dentistry: Stratasys Solutions

The Future of Digital Dentistry: Stratasys Solutions

The number of dental laboratories in the United States has been on a steady decline. In fact, the number of dental labs has decreased by 10% since 2012...

3D Printing In-house and Outsourcing: Why a Hybrid Approach Works

3D Printing In-house and Outsourcing: Why a Hybrid Approach Works

3D printing is a proven tool for prototyping, tooling, and production. Almost every industry uses 3D printing to develop better products, shorten production times, and reduce...

Better DED than Scrap - CAMufacturing Solutions Inc.

Better DED than Scrap - CAMufacturing Solutions Inc.

On April 12, 2022, CAMufacturing Solutions Application Engineer, Hamoon Ramezani, presented at Cut The S/Crap event hosted by MCAM Northwest. Hamoon made a case for how...

Leading the development of AM standards with z-direction strength characterization - AON3D

Leading the development of AM standards with z-direction strength characterization - AON3D

Those familiar with fused filament fabrication (FFF) will know that parts are often weakest in the z-direction. Understanding the intricacies of the layer-by-layer deposition...

Topology Optimisation & Additive Manufacturing of Actuator Support Fitting

Topology Optimisation & Additive Manufacturing of Actuator Support Fitting

The following is a case study of an aircraft bracket built on an EOS M280 in Aluminum AlSi10Mg optimized with Altair to improve the original design. The geometries used can...

Design for additive manufacturing: Guidelines & case studies for metal AM

Design for additive manufacturing: Guidelines & case studies for metal AM

The Government of Canada recently commissioned the Fraunhofer Institute to deliver a report ‘Design for Additive Manufacturing (AM) – Guidelines and Case Studies for...

Canada Makes 3D Challenge Trophy, Concept to Product

Canada Makes 3D Challenge Trophy, Concept to Product

  The trophy was recently awarded to the team of Lisa Brock and Yanli Zhu from the University of Waterloo and their design of biodegradable packaging made from mushroom...