From advanced prototypes, to composite tooling and final part production, Stratasys (Hall 3, Stand H36) will highlight examples from a broad spectrum of industries demonstrating how the company’s proven FDM and PolyJet technologies are significantly reducing time and costs for leading designers and manufacturers worldwide.
3D Printing Carbon Fibre Parts
Making its European debut, the newly-launched
Visitors will discover how customers such as Visual First, a Dutch Service Bureau, is using FDM Nylon 12CF to replace metal machine parts for its customers. This is significantly reducing machine downtime on the factory floor, ensuring production line continuity. In fact, for its customer, The Chocolate Factory, the replacement time of broken machine parts has been reduced from one month to just one week, while costs have reduced by 60% since using Stratasys additive manufacturing instead of traditional subtractive metal-based processes. Other customers harnessing the technology to produce 3D printed composite tools – such as McLaren Racing – will also be highlighted on stand, boasting dramatic cost and time savings of up to 90%.
End-to-end Prototyping Solutions
Stratasys will also demonstrate its diverse range of professional prototyping solutions, including the widely-acclaimed
Also running live will be the world’s only full colour, multi-material 3D printer – the
Composite layup tool for a McLaren MCL32 rear wing flap, produced on a Stratasys Fortus 900mc 3D Printer using ULTEM 1010 material
The Audi Plastics 3D Printing Center will use the unique J750 3D Printer to produce ultra-realistic, multi-colored, transparent tail light covers in a single print