3D printing use case: Support parts

3D printing has been applied to improve efficiency of traditional manufacturing, for instance through the production of tools, master patterns, jiigs, fixtures, drilling guides, etc with 3D printing.


Showcases:

Plastic injection mold with optimal conformal cooling system

Conformal cooling systems in plastic injection molds lead to a higher quality of the plastic product in a shorter cycle time.

Industry: Toolmaking
Field of application: Support parts

See this showcase at: AM Expo 2016 (20. and 21. September 2016, Messe Luzern, Switzerland)


Hybrid tool optimises injection molding

Injection mold with internal conformal cooling additively placed by selective laser melting on the tool base. Reduction of cycle time by 60%.

Industry: Toolmaking
Field of application: Support parts

See this showcase at: AM Expo 2016 (20. and 21. September 2016, Messe Luzern, Switzerland)


Single Use Medical Devices in SLS

The thermoplastic powder sintering has proven to be particularly effective in meeting very specific requirements of the Medtech sector (biocompatibility and mechanical properties).

Industry: Medical
Field of application: Support parts

See this showcase at: AM Expo 2016 (20. and 21. September 2016, Messe Luzern, Switzerland)


jig manufacturing with SLS parts

smart solutions in jig designing at Satrotec AG - starting with easy, but individual feeding rolls, brazing jigs until complex gripping jigs to load injection moulding cavities

Industry: Automotive
Field of application: Support parts

See this showcase at: AM Expo 2016 (20. and 21. September 2016, Messe Luzern, Switzerland)