June 25th, 2018
At PrintForm we are in constant communication with engineers, mold-makers, CNC machinists, and other self-titled experts in manufacturing. Over the years, our molding experience has grown tremendously and with it, our vocabulary
May 15th, 2018
Everything needs a home, or a molded housing Nearly every product on the market, whether a handheld device, a specialty tool kit or a medical appliance, is going to require some type of enclosure, whether internal or external.
April 3rd, 2018
Overmolding Defined Overmolding is a process that begins as one part or set of parts assembled using two or more different materials to form one ‘body’. Typically the first material, known as the substrate, is partially or fully covered by subsequent materials (overmold materials)
February 20th, 2018
DMLS, DMP & SLS DMLS (Direct Metal Laser Sintering, also known as DMP or Direct Metal Printing), & SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) production worthy parts are making a huge impact in the Aerospace & Defense and Heavy Machinery sectors.
February 15th, 2018
After tallying the responses from our projects from the end of the year, we were excited to see that our final NPS (Net Promoter Score) for all of 2017 was an incredible 78! We had established a goal of 60 for the year, so this was big news amongst the PrintForm team.
January 31st, 2018
Threaded components, holes and bolted connections are often an important part of prototypes and production parts that are utilized every day — so likely at some point, you’ll require a 3D printed or CNC part with threads.
January 2nd, 2018
An overview of 3D Printing & CNC, and how they can be utilized together to achieve superior results.
December 12th, 2017
There are several options when it comes to additive, or 3D printing parts. Most are used for prototypes but in some cases, true production components are achievable.
October 19th, 2017
Overview of the holy grail of 3D Printing files: The STL
September 8th, 2017
Many projects in the product development industry will require clear parts, both in the prototyping stage, as well as the early production stages of manufacturing. In this post, we will discuss the processes, finishes, and pros & cons of several options that can be utilized to build clear parts
August 25th, 2017
Why Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)? With no separate support structures required, SLS technology is suitable for interlocking parts, living hinges and other highly complex designs & applications.
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