5 common myths in SLS 3D printing

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5 common myths in SLS

SLS 3D printing is evolving fast and many issues that used to prevent companies from acquiring an SLS 3D printer are now history. Here are some of the most stubborn myths that linger on and prevent companies from revolutionizing their R&D work. Myth 1. You don’t need an SLS 3D printer if you have an FFF 3D printer FFF (Fused … Läs mer

More efficient plastic component development

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Nylon SLS 3D prints

SLS is an excellent rapid prototyping method for functional polymers due to its high degree of design freedom and precision. Unlike other 3D printing methods (like FDM or SLA), it generates products with consistent, high mechanical qualities.  In fact, if your company develops products with plastic components, your teams are almost guaranteed to be working with SLS 3D printed parts … Läs mer

5 tips for successful SLS 3D prints

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Rotating pipe wrench

In a perfect world, it should be possible to design and print anything in an SLS 3D printer. But just like with any other technique, SLS has its limitations. As a designer or user of SLS 3D printing, you need to be familiar with these limitations in order to print successfully. But are the limitations absolute? Isn’t there anything one … Läs mer

Gravity SLS 3D printer takes prototype to final product at Berzeliusskolan

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Gravity at Berzeliusskolan

As the first higher education institution to sign a contract with Wematter, Wematter will be following Berzeliusskolan‘s use of its SLS 3D printer throughout the 2021/2022 academic year, from prototype to final products. A teacher at Berzeliusskolan, Nils Winge, pushed to purchase a new and more advanced 3D printer for the school. He is quick to say that this has … Läs mer

The differences between renting and buying a 3D printer

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rent vs buy

If your company is considering investing in a 3D printer, you need to know the pros and cons of renting or buying this expensive equipment. In recent years, the market has embraced renting high-end equipment rather than purchasing it. Coffee machines, photocopiers, and printers have been marketed in the rental space for some time. Other business machines are now populating … Läs mer

5 tips to succeed with 3D printing in plastic

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Plastic is today a well-used material for manufacturing technical products and is available in all possible colors, shapes, and functions. There is a general perception that plastic is not durable and that plastic breaks easily. The fact that parts made of plastic break is usually due to incorrect use, aging or incorrect construction. It is the last part that can … Läs mer