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RAPID+TCT 2019 Highlights from Detroit, MI

RAPID+TCT 2019 Highlights from Detroit, MI
RAPID+TCT is the premier 3D printing event in the USA, and this year did not disappoint!  Hosted in the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit, the event attracted businesses large and small.  It was a great place to experience the ever-growing 3D printing and additive manufacturing community.
 
This year the 3DChimera team collaborated with 3 shining stars of at the show - Sintratec, DuPont and DOW.  We were excited and honored to be invited to participate with these prestigious partners.

DuPont, German RepRap and 3DChimera Join Forces at RAPID+TCT 2019

DuPont, German RepRap and 3DChimera Join Forces at RAPID+TCT 2019
Miami, FL May 20, 2019 -- At this year’s RAPID+TCT event DuPont, German RepRap, and 3DChimera are joining forces in the DuPont booth (#552). DuPont...

The Opera House in Zurich is the largest cultural institution in Switzerland and uses 3D printers from German RepRap for its props and mold making

The Opera House in Zurich is the largest cultural institution in Switzerland and uses 3D printers from German RepRap for its props and mold making
With 12 new productions on the main stage, numerous recaptures, concerts, recitals, a wide range of youth programs and more than 300 performances a...

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*)

::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

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 ...