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Metal Prototyping and Fabrication Guide

Sunday September 9, 2018

About the author Ronan Ye Follow @Ronan_Ye Other Articles You Might Enjoy: Rapid Prototyping in 2018 (New Guide) Rapid Prototyping: From Obscure Tech to a Mainstream Service The Use of Laser Cutting in Sheet Metal Prototyping   Read More

How Medical Professionals are Using Digital Manufacturing to Create Next-gen Anatomical Models

Saturday July 21, 2018

Digital manufacturing is making a big impact on many areas of medicine, from small things like the machining of aluminum test tube holders to futuristic practices like the 3D printing of titanium implants. Of the many medical applications of digital manufacturing, one particular area coming on leaps and bounds is the creation of anatomical models […] Read More

Five Ways to Improve Aluminum Die Casting Part Quality

Monday July 16, 2018

Recognized for being incredibly lightweight and durable, aluminum is one of the most popular materials used in the production of functional parts and prototypes. It also offers impeccable corrosion resistance, thermal and electrical conductivity, and also retains dimensional stability even in high temperatures and harsh environments.      Since this particular metal has such a […] Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Process and How it Improves Manufacturing Reliability

Thursday July 5, 2018

When it comes to manufacturing use-end parts and functional prototypes, it’s extremely important that the physical dimensions and geometric characteristics of the object match that of the 3D model. Even if a measurement is just slightly off, it can jeopardize the entire production process and set you back to square one. That’s why 3ERP offers […] Read More

5 ways 3D Printing is Changing The Automotive Industry

Saturday June 23, 2018

Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, is beginning to make its mark on a wide range of industries, from medical device manufacturing to aerospace.   One of the biggest beneficiaries of additive, however, is the automotive industry, in which car manufacturers are using 3D printing to prototype components, create libraries of spare and customized […] Read More

Applications of CNC Machining in the Automotive Industry

Monday September 3, 2018

In some form or other, cars have existed since the nineteenth century. Their introduction changed civilization, giving fast personal transport to large sections of the population while creating a new workforce and introducing a new aspect of popular culture. The automotive industry now exists everywhere. Although the U.S. dominated automotive production in the early 20th […] Read More

Rapid Prototyping in 2018 (New Guide)

Friday July 20, 2018

About the author Ronan Ye Follow @Ronan_Ye Other Articles You Might Enjoy: Rapid Prototyping: From Obscure Tech to a Mainstream Service The benefits of rapid prototyping and 3D printing in manufacturing Rapid Prototyping Techniques for Medical Devices Read More

Creating Sports Equipment with On-Demand Manufacturing

Tuesday July 10, 2018

Whatever your sport — be it running, football, tennis, cycling, swimming or something else — proper equipment can always help improve performance. Even in a relatively basic sport like running, possessing equipment like a technologically optimized pair of shoes and a breathable outfit can be the difference between winning and losing. On the other end […] Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Anodizing Aluminum

Friday June 29, 2018

When you’re in need of metal prototypes or parts with superior mechanical properties and specialized aesthetic design, anodizing aluminum is an excellent option. The anodizing process forms a layer of oxide on a metal part, effectively increasing corrosion resistance, and also enhancing visual qualities and keeping the surface from being scratched.   Anodizing aluminum is […] Read More

How Anodizing Can Improve Your Electronic Products

Wednesday June 20, 2018

Seeing rust on an iron or steel surface can be cause for alarm. Needless to say, if parts of your car start to turn that distinct shade of reddy brown — a transformation that occurs when iron undergoes the process of oxidation — you might be due a trip to the mechanic… if not the […] Read More