DESIGNING HOLES, FOR POLYJET 3D PRINTING.

DESIGNING HOLES, FOR POLYJET 3D PRINTING. Today I thought I’d talk about holes! Time and time again I am asked about what size hole we can 3D Print! So, I thought I’d right an article on it! In-order to help those designing parts, wishing to have their parts 3D Printed by POLYJET 3D Printing.   […]

FDM VS POLYJET

FDM VS POLYJET PolyJet                             FDM FDM VS Polyjet 3D Printing in the last couple of years has started to increase exponentially. Which in turn has caused some issues! What technology & service should you use to get your designs printed? Taking one end of the market to the other we have FDM VS POLYJET. These […]

Machining VS 3D Printing

Machining VS 3D Printing Machining VS 3D Printing Manufacture of parts has always had its problems! For many years parts have been made from an assembly of parts, where they are welded/fused together to become one part, once all the required items have been manufactured using traditional methods. With 3D Printing now taking hold within […]

GUIDE TO PRODUCING INVESTMENT CASTING MOLDS WITH 3D PRINT N SCAN

GUIDE TO PRODUCING INVESTMENT CASTING MOLDS WITH 3D PRINT N SCAN INTRODUCTION     Investment casting is a process used to cast metal components. PolyJet models produced by 3D Print N Scan can be used to create a master model, which is then dipped in a ceramic slurry to produce the shell, which the final […]

Designing 3D parts, for 3D Printing, Part 2-Threads.

Image depicting a 3D Printed thread. ©2017 3D Print N Scan Ltd. Designing 3D parts for 3D Printing In this latest Blog we will be discussing the production of 3D printed Polyjet Resin threads! How these threads are produced, what they are used for, and the types of thread that can be produced! The production of […]

How to use a scalpel when model making

How to use a scalpel when model making Anyone can pick up a knife and cut some material? How to use a scalpel when model making, from my experience it all boils down to which knife, blade & handle you are most happy with! I prefer like many! to use a swann morton no 3-scalpel […]

Commissioning a model with 3D Print N Scan – And value for money!

Why is it so expensive to get a 3D model made? Clients regularly ask me… “Why is it so expensive to get a 3D model made?” Faced with a quote from £35 to many thousands of pounds, even tens of thousands, for a part to a large detailed model, customers gulp at the price they see before […]

How Polyjet 3D printing works

How Polyjet 3D printing works. Polyjet 3D printing is the process of building up layers of photopolymers, by jetting droplets of UV curable liquid onto a bed, and curing it with a UV light layer by layer. The process starts with a CAD file, saved to the required printer file type. From hear the printer […]

Intellectual Property – Are your Designs and products safe!

Intellectual Property – Are your Designs and products safe! With the introduction of 3D Printing pushing its way to the forefront and the heart of manufacturing, are your designs and products really safe from being copied? The answer is NO! anyone can and will copy anything, which is the hard truth of the matter in […]

Designing 3D parts, for 3D Printing, Part 1.

Unlike design for current manufacturing processes, 3D printing opens up a whole new avenue for designing parts. Gone are the days of designing a component, where you had to have some understanding of current manufacturing methods, so your part could actually be machined, on a milling machine or lathe. And junior designers, being sent away […]