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Additive Manufacturing with the German RepRap x500 for Customized Ride Comfort

Additive Manufacturing with the German RepRap x500 for Customized Ride Comfort
Using the German RepRap x500 3D printer speeds up development processes for functional structural components at Sika Automotive. A wide variety of ...

German RepRap Adds New Fiberglass- and Carbon-Reinforced Nylon 3D Filaments from DuPont to Its Portfolio

German RepRap Adds New Fiberglass- and Carbon-Reinforced Nylon 3D Filaments from DuPont to Its Portfolio
German RepRap simultaneously presents two new high-performance nylon (polyamide) 3D filaments: carbon-reinforced Zytel® 3D10C20FL BK544 1.75mm and ...

::Spoiler Alert:: We can 3D print PEI (made from ULTEM™ 9085 resin*)

The magic of the X500 is not in these features though, it is the custom design for high temperature applications that makes all the difference in the world:

  • Hotend with a Max Temp of 450C
  • Build chamber with active heating, up to 105C
  • Water cooling for the hotend & stepper motors

The X500 was purpose-built for high temp 3D printing.  Unlike most of the printers that claim to print high-temp materials, the X500 can deliver. 

3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida

3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida
Are you a business based in Florida who is looking for a new 3D printer or 3D scanner?  Well, you are in good fortune this year as the Florida Depa...

3D Printing Tolerances & Fits

3D Printing Tolerances & Fits
If you are reading this, then there is a greater than 90% chance you are an engineer or designer interested in 3D printing functional parts.      ...

The Future of SLS 3D Printing

The Future of SLS 3D Printing

If you had your finger on the pulse of SLS 3d printing in 2018, you could not miss the HUGE announcement from Sintratec regarding the Sintratec S2 SLS 3D printer.

Boldly, Sintratec highlighted features of the S2 on the teaser site TheFutureOfSLS.com before FormNext.

Sintratec S2 - Highlight of FormNext 2018 in Frankfurt

Sintratec S2 - Highlight of FormNext 2018 in Frankfurt

At 3DChimera, we travel the world searching for the best 3D printing solutions for our professional 3D printing customers.  One of the highlights of our year is traveling to Frankfurt, Germany for the FormNext tradeshow.

FormNext 2018 did not disappoint!  The product we are most excited about after our trip is the Sintratec S2 SLS 3D printer 

Case Study: Airbus Helicopters prints prototypes of windshield wipers with German RepRap x400 3D Printer

ApplicationAirbus Helicopters prints prototypes of windshield wipers with German RepRap X400 3D Printer When developing new systems, it is n...

Case Study: German RepRap x400 prints a prototype camera mount for an Airbus Helicopter

Airbus Helicopter’s Deutschland GmbH wanted to outfit their helicopters with observation cameras allowing for possible future applications for the ...

Business Bonus - Section 179 Explained

Business Bonus - Section 179 Explained
So fair warning here, we are going to be talking about tax code.  Before you tune out...this stuff is really simple and it can help save your busin...

Case Study: Footwear Polytechnic: new product development opportunities with German RepRap x400 3D Printer

For the Footwear Polytechnic FFlab is the future. German RepRap’s Italian Reseller 3DZ provided printers and 3D scanners to the laboratory that ...

Case Study: GRR x400 Slams the Door on Laser-Sintered Models

           The “Thomas Pazulla Technical Services” car designer house is now building prototypes using the x400 3D printer by German RepRap.  Large...