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How to Choose a 3D Printer

The 3D Printer market has exploded in the last 5 years with everything from DIY kits from no name brands in China to £300,000+ machines available to suit various uses, applications & budgets. Therefore, it is important to know how …

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Neil Sewell

July 10, 2019
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3D Printing Soft Jaws with a Markforged Printer

With high strength, high surface quality, and quick turnaround time, Markforged parts make great tooling and fixtures. In this new webinar series, we focus on each type of tooling and fixture — discussing use cases, implementation, and the specific advantages …

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Neil Sewell

September 20, 2019
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How to Join 3D Printed Parts with Threaded Fasteners

Learn How to Join 3D prints with Threaded Fasteners

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Neil Sewell

September 19, 2019
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Using 3D Printing for Welding fixtures

Learn How to create Welding Jigs & fixtures using 3D Printers.

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Neil Sewell

September 19, 2019
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Upcoming Events

As our sister company Solid Solutions get ready to launch the latest & greatest version of SolidWorks – 2020, we will be attendance at many of the shows around the UK. We will have the BRAND NEW Formlabs Form 3 …

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Neil Sewell

September 16, 2019
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Introducing The Ultimaker S5 Pro and The Ultimaker S3!

Ultimaker is a resounding success story across our customer base with 1,000’s of printer in use. Ultimaker are forever innovating their product line, recently contributing to this portfolio with the Ultimaker S5 PRO keeping them on the cutting edge of …

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George Field

September 9, 2019
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Why Should I Request Bespoke 3D Printed Samples?

Why should you request a 3D Printed Sample before Buying your next 3D Printer

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Neil Sewell

September 4, 2019
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Form 3 Unboxing and Setup

This morning we received the next generation of Formlabs SLA 3D printers, the Form 3. There are some important steps to take during the Form 3 unboxing and setup, which we highlight below. We are going to be demonstrating the …

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George Field

August 13, 2019
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3D Printing The Game of Thrones Scorpion

Being Qyburn’s one stop shop for 3D printing, we were tasked with 3D printing the scorpion crossbow prototype for Queen Cersei. We want to keep our heads, so we went with the dependable Formlabs Form 2. We know Cersei doesn’t …

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George Field

August 8, 2019
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Onyx FR (Fire Retardant) Material, Aluminium Strength, Half the Weight. Only with Markforged.

Introducing Markforged’s new material (Onyx FR) designed for use within the Aerospace, Defense and Automotive industries. Traditional plastics will burn but Onyx FR being V-0 rated in the UL94 flammability test self extinguishes, in less then 10 seconds. Onyx FR …

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George Field

August 7, 2019
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Are Industrial 3D Printers Worth It?

What are the benefits of industrial grade 3D printers? What are the added features? Why have they stood the test of time? The points below not only illustrate the advantages of industrial 3D printing. In addition they address common concerns …

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George Field

August 6, 2019
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