Additive Manufacturing

Beryllium Copper Alloys vs AM Conformal Cooling

In the search for alternative materials to replace high thermal conductivity alloys such as beryllium copper alloys, tool designers are turning to additive manufacturing to deliver the moulding solutions of the future.

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The Benefits of 3D Printed Grippers

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is considered one of the biggest trends in industrial innovation, and with more and more companies turning to the plastic manufacturing process as a solution, igus® explores the main benefits […]

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Ricoh 3D Launches Powder-based 3D Composite

A leading 3D printing specialist has introduced carbon fibre composites to its line-up of high-performance materials through a partnership with composite-based manufacturer Impossible Objects.

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3D Printing Holds the Key to ‘Right to Repair’ Law

Following the recent news about the new ‘right to repair’ law, Ricoh 3D believes that 3D printing holds the key in producing the spare parts required, due to the fast turnaround time and on-demand production it […]

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10 Advantages of 3D Printing

Looking to switch up your manufacturing methods? Additive manufacturing can help streamline your processes, localise production, reduce costs and embed sustainability into your manufacturing. In this blog, Ricoh 3D shares its top 10 reasons why […]

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3DPRINTUK Acquires Additive in Formal Merger

3DPRINTUK, specialists in low volume production using state-of-the-art Powder Bed Fusion 3D printing systems with polymer materials, has announced the acquisition of Additive, formerly known as Digits2Widgets.

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Ricoh 3D Launches Design Optimisation Service

Additive manufacturing specialist, Ricoh 3D, has launched a new design optimisation service for 2021, enhancing its reputation as a full end-to-end consultancy through the addition of state-of-the-art generative design and optimisation software.

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3D Printing Rises to Challenges of an Extraordinary Year

‘Here at a crossroad for 3D printing, we reflect on a truly extraordinary year – and look ahead to a new one’, writes Mark Dickin, Additive Manufacturing & Moulding Engineering Manager at Ricoh 3D in […]

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Ricoh 3D Unveils New Showroom

After an investment of more than £1m, additive manufacturing specialist, Ricoh 3D, has revealed its revamped Centre of Excellence showroom.

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From Prototype to Production: Polypropylene Revolutionises VW’s Manufacturing Process

Ricoh 3D has enabled Volkswagen to produce car part prototypes using the end-use material – an innovation not previously possible for the automotive giant. Learn how VW embraced additive manufacturing in this case study.

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