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Durable Goods

Go to market faster with the confidence and quality of an optimized, tested product and discover how the right tools work for you, your customer, and your bottom line.

Today’s consumer wants products that are unique, personalized and available immediately in a wide variety of styles. Manufacturers are striving to respond with increased factory automation and connectivity, greater product personalization, and more responsive just-in-time manufacturing.

3D Systems enables an unmatched set of integrated products that automate every facet of the supply chain, from reverse engineering and quality inspection to modeling tools that enable advanced features such as conformal cooling and lattice structures, to the most diverse methods and materials for 3D printing of prototypes and end-use parts.


The Challenge

Adopt New Technologies to Speed Development Time In Hot Market

An award-winning Japanese manufacturer seeks to stay on top of the rapidly evolving headset and speaker market for mobile devices.

 

The Solution

Fujikon Turns to 3D Systems for Faster, More Accurate Prototypes

3D Systems SLA printer delivers 11% material savings and speeds 3D parts production by 62% compared to Fujikon’s older methodologies.

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The Challenge

Faster Delivery of Soles For High-End Shoe Makers

Aesthetic demands and technical complexity, along with the enemy of time, create challenges that cannot be met by traditional CAD/CAM software.

 

The Solution

Italian Shoemaker Advances With Cimatron and ShoeExpress

Cimatron software automatically calculates toolpaths and enables different scaling factors for various mold sizes, providing a new level of quality and cutting delivery time by 90%.

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The Challenge

Manufacturing Customized Parts For Specialized Industrial Machines

A manufacturer of potato forming machines needed to speed delivery of one-of-a-kind assemblies while improving durability and consolidating parts.

 

The Solution

SLA Printer Helps Idaho Steel Make Stronger Parts Much Faster

SLS 3D printing enables design for superior strength and durability; reduces manufacturing time for critical production parts from 25 to 4 days.

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The Challenge

Implementing Conformal Cooling for Better Injection Molding Design

Conformal cooling is a solution for maintaining even mold temperatures, but it adds new layers of complexity to the mold-making process, placing it beyond the means of most shops.

 

The Solution

Bastech Uses 3D Systems Solutions for No-Compromise Cooling Designs

Cimatron and Moldex software, combined with direct metal printing, enables mold-makers to make better design decisions for cavities, cores and inserts, then bring them into physical reality.

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2020 Year in Review

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