FDM Replacement Part on the Fly

At the recent IMTS show in Chicago, we came across a broken part that is used to hold the lights on our pop-up display. Although this is not a deal breaker, the display looked lopsided with just one off-centered…

I recently visited a customer very successfully using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology in its production facility to make tools and fixtures. As we walked through the plant on a tour looking at all the uses they had come up…

Can you imagine what it was like when the Wright brothers opened our eyes to the realization that flight was possible? New industries formed from nowhere. Did these two brothers ever envision supersonic flights, high Gs, or space flight?…

Many years ago I was given the opportunity to design my first product. The terms rapid prototyping, 3D printing, and 3D prototyping were foreign to me. Although I felt confident in my abilities to design a complex piece of…