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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 ...

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...

Formnext 2018: German RepRap Presents New Products & Materials

Formnext 2018: German RepRap Presents New Products & Materials
This year at Formnext, German RepRap will be exhibiting new developments and partners.  See them in Hall 3.1, Booth D40.

Case Study: 3D printed prototype aids in MRI imaging

Popp Group designs prototypes used for medical equipment.  Their prototype development has become much more efficient due to their purchase of a Ge...

Case Study: To print, or not to print? Carl GmbH knows the answer…

Distillery equipment manufacturer Carl GmbH is using an x400 3D printer to reduce their manufacturing costs.  Carl GmbH has been manufacturing equi...

Case Study: Airbus Helicopters saves development costs with the German RepRap x400

Case Study: Airbus Helicopters saves development costs with the German RepRap x400
Production using additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry brings many advantages. Airbus Helicopters use their German RepRap x400 3D printe...

Case Study: Using 3D printing to make casting cores reduced costs by 50%

3D printing has started a new trend in the R&D industry.  Projects that were once outsourced are now being taken on internally.  For example, t...

Case Study: The GRR x400 outperforms its competition in printing with polypropylene

Hürner-Funken GmbH is a fan and ventilation components company founded in 1928.  Their products are featured in the chemicals industry, semiconduc...

Case Study: Popp Group prints complete door hinges with the 3D printer

The Popp Group, based in Forchheim, Germany produced 3D printed door hinges to help a customer in the medical technology sector reduce manufacturi...

Case Study: Beauty and Function Meet Cost Effectiveness with GRR x400 and the Lindner Group

The Lindner Group, a family business based in Bavaria, Germany, is one of Europe’s leading specialists in the field of interior design, façade and ...

Case Study: German RepRap x400 Gives Student Formula Racing Team Elbflorace an Edge on their Electric Racing Car

The formula student racing competition is not just a race, it’s a design competition in which the teams of individual universities develop and con...

Optimize for STRENGTH with Simplify3D & German RepRap 3D Printers

There are many characteristics to consider when optimizing for strength.  Obviously, this is highly dependent upon the material properties of your filament.  It is also highly dependent on the number of shells in the part, the infill shape, and the infill density.