Additive Manufacturing

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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Jellypipe Announces First Large-Scale 3D Printing Service Supplier to its Platform

Jellypipe — the international 3D printing online ecosystem — has today announced that it can now offer an exciting new large scale 3D printing service through its platform, as Plastech Additive Manufacturing joins the service.

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Heat Creep: What is it? How Does it Affect My 3D Printing?

Heat creep is a sneaky irritation that most 3D printer users will experience at one time or another. It is often hard to diagnose because it often appears to be something entirely different. The team […]

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Amazing Things Happening in 3D Printing Right Now

3D printing has a broad range of applications, some of which you may find both inspiring and surprising. In this blog, Central Scanning highlights some of the more unusual applications of 3D printing at the […]

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77% of UK Manufacturing Decision Makers to Invest in Digital Manufacturing Technologies

HP’s latest ‘Digital Manufacturing Trends Report‘ finds that digital manufacturing technologies, such as 3D printing, can drive economic growth, faster innovation, and more sustainable production. Over three-quarters of UK respondents indicated they would invest in […]

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Thermoset Materials for SLS to be Showcased at Virtual Formnext

Additive manufacturing leader Ricoh 3D will showcase its new range of thermoset materials for Selective Laser Sintering at next week’s virtual Formnext exhibition.

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igus 3D Printing Service: Low-Wear Polymer Parts in 5 Days

Additive manufacturing gives designers new freedom and flexibility in the design of unique solutions, including the development of efficient vehicle components. If lightweight and durable wear-resistant parts are required, igus offers a solution from its […]

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Ricoh and TIGER Webinar Explores New Thermoset Materials for Additive Manufacturing

It might be Bonfire Night for the UK, but one thing that won’t be burning on Thursday 5th November is the groundbreaking SLS thermoset parts being showcased by TIGER Coatings and Ricoh 3D in a […]

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Project Chameleon: Europe’s First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle Created During Lockdown

Scaled Ltd, based in Swindon, has used the lockdown to get the UK’s and Europe’s first 3D printed electric vehicle ready for trials. Project Chameleon is now one step closer to reality, aiming to bring […]

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