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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: Considerable Cost Calculation Benefits for Tool Manufacturing and a Massive Cost Reduction in Automation and Measurement Technology

BorgiForm, a young, innovative family business headquartered in the heart of eastern Westphalia (Germany), focuses its business literally “shapi...

Composites might just change the world

Composites might just change the world
What are composites with respect to 3D printing? Composites are a new class of 3D printing materials where polymers are mixed with reinforcing fibe...

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: Lifting Platform Rental Made Easier through 3D Printing Spare Parts Self Printed with the German RepRap x400

Printing spare parts yourself – that is one of the most frequently mentioned applications of 3D printing. However, there are surprisingly few ca...

Case Study: In Search of the Production Processes of Our Time

With the help of the German RepRap x1000 3D printer RWTH Aachen is analyzing the latest requirements of industry for additive manufacturing. Due...

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 ...