Welcome to 3ERP's blog, where we share information, tips and things we’ve learned from our years in the rapid prototyping and manufacturing industry.

How 3D Printing Helps Reconstruct Historical Artifacts

Tuesday February 4, 2020

While 3D printing is largely associated with manufacturing and prototyping, it has garnered some attention for its ability to reconstruct, renovate and repair objects as well. This makes it a fairly useful resource for museums, curators and historians looking to reconstruct objects, artifacts and even fossils with the use of printing, scanning and digital models. […] Read More

3D printed buildings: Fact or fiction?

Friday January 24, 2020

If you live in a house or apartment in a developed country, chances are your building was built from bricks and mortar — the traditional way, with traditional materials. But if you’ve read much about 3D printing, you’ve probably read a few stories about 3D printed buildings: additive architectural phenomena that forgo bricks and mortar […] Read More

How and When to Outsource Rapid Prototyping to China

Monday January 20, 2020

Outsourcing rapid prototyping to China is very popular nowadays. This article aims to give you an idea about outsourcing your projects here if you are planning on doing it for the first time. History of rapid prototyping in China Before we go ahead with the discussion, I would like to introduce a brief history of […] Read More

Manufacturing Business are Benefited by CNC Turning Machines

Saturday January 18, 2020

The method of spinning and milling of non-ferrous and ferrous metals is CNC machining. For iron, brass, plastic, copper, aluminum or steel, there are online machining services. Fine metals including platinum, gold, and silver are also handled by the service providers. Of sheet metal, they have an in-depth precision. Lots of benefits are offered by […] Read More

How 5 Major Automobile Manufacturers Use 3D Printing

Thursday January 2, 2020

3ERP has covered many of the different ways automobile manufacturers are benefiting from the advantages 3D printing brings to the forefront. As technology is gaining a more mainstream foothold within the automobile industry, many companies are taking note, but many are using it in different capacities and for various purposes. These needs can encompass anything, […] Read More

How CNC machining is used in the electronics industry

Friday January 31, 2020

The electronics industry is one of the largest and most powerful industries in the world, and many of its products — from professional high-tech equipment to consumer electronics — are made with CNC machined parts. Machined components for the electronics industry include both plastic and metal parts, and technologies used to produce them include CNC […] Read More

Vertical vs. Horizontal Milling and Turning

Friday January 24, 2020

When it comes to milling and turning machines, there are a lot of details that make a significant difference in your workflow. No single machine can handle every possible manufacturing operation so it’s wise to note the characteristics that would be most suitable to one’s operations. There are many such calculations to keep in mind, […] Read More

High Precision CNC Milling Services are very popular

Saturday January 18, 2020

For precision CNC milling, the right tools are required. Basically, in order to perform precision machining jobs, you need CNC milling machines. These machines are precise, accurate and fast. We suggest that to providers that offer these services, you outsource the job if you deal in the products of parts. You can use the following […] Read More

The Basics of Preventative CNC Machine Maintenance

Thursday January 16, 2020

Mills, lathes and all sorts of CNC machines are marvelous machines, but they all require diligent care to keep them working under optimal conditions. Maintenance can be a hassle but it is necessary for any machine shop or even hobbyist to regularly undertake to avoid breakdown or operational inefficiencies. As such, this article will serve […] Read More

Beginner’s Guide to CNC Cutting For Plastic & Foam Packaging

Thursday January 2, 2020

Pretty much every product we buy comes in some form of casing or package that needs its own set of manufacturing processes. Over the years, these packages and cases require consistent designs, often produced with the fit and geometry of the product in mind. Today, most packaging equipment is automated for efficiency and faster production […] Read More