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'Now is the time to take your additive manufacturing applications to the next level'

Todd Grimm is pleasantly surprised by the progress of some companies in AM in his latest TCT column. Read more

6 Sep 2019 10:00 The Todd Grimm Column

UK automotive manufacturing firm Dunlop Systems has integrated Markforged’s 3D printing technology into its business to produce custom tooling. Read more

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BMW jigs and fixtures

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Top reasons to use 3D printing for jigs and fixtures

Jesse Marin, Design Services Manager, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing on how to maximise 3D printing for some of the lowest hanging fruit. Read more

5 Aug 2019 09:00 Guest Column

Matsuura UK discusses a 3D printing and generatively designed workholding fixture, produced with technology from HP and Autodesk. Read more

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We explore what VELO3D is bringing to market, shine the spotlight on additive in aerospace, and reflect on the 2019 RAPID + TCT show in Detroit. Read more

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3D Systems marks the commercialisation of its Figure 4 Modular platform, while we bring you the latest in aerospace, report back from RAPID + TCT 2019, and Dan takes a trip to Singapore. Read more

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Heineken manufacturing line in Seville.

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Heineken has been implementing Ultimaker’s S5 3D printing platform to produce custom tools and functional machine parts in its brewery in Seville. Read more

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Ira Green Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of military insignia and uniform items, is using RIZE technology to create prototypes and manufacturing aids. Read more

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Mimaki desktop 3D printer.

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Mimaki has announced the launch of a desktop fused filament fabrication machine in partnership with Sindoh, a South Korea printing hardware manufacturer. Read more

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3D printed jigs and fixtures are nothing new, they’re used by just about every vehicle manufacturer in the world to save time and money on the automotive production line. Now, Ford wants to tackle the next bottleneck, design. Read more

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Deputy Group Editor, Laura Griffiths speaks to Wilson Tool International about the launch of its dedicated additive manufacturing product division. Read more

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Ford is partnering with Berlin-based software company, trinckle in order to automate and scale the design process for 3D printed production and assembly tools. Read more

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GKN Aerospace tooling Stratasys

Matthew Doyle

GKN Aerospace has reported improved production times and the removal of design constraints after harnessing the Stratasys F900 FDM machine to produce production line tools. Read more

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Architectural façade company, New Hudson Façades (NHF) is using Rize's Rize One 3D printer to produce a range of custom fixtures. Read more

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Assistant Editor, Sam Davies runs the rule over new approaches to the additive manufacturing of jigs and fixtures. Read more

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GE's launch of the Spectra H EBM machine grabs the front cover, while there's a focus on additive in aerospace, and features on jigs and fixtures, and machining. Read more

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Ultimaker S5

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Editorial Assistant, Sam Davies speaks to John Kawola, Ultimaker North America President, on the release of the S5, an array of materials partnerships and its machines being applied in the real world. Read more

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Jabil Ultimaker jigs and fixtures

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Jabil has reported significant cost and time savings after using Ultimaker desktop machines to manufacture tooling, jigs and fixtures in-house. Read more

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Bosch, the German engineering and electronics company, has made a global investment in Ultimaker 3 Extended printing machines. Read more

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Moog Aircraft Group, and aerospace and defence manufacturer, has harnessed fused deposition modelling (FDM) technology to produce co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM) fixtures. Read more

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