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Nylon material for CubePro available now

22.08.2015

3D Systems brings engineering-grade materials to the desktop with Nylon material cartridges for the CubePro.

The new Nylon materials is tough, smooth and flexible for lighter weight, higher impact parts. It enables short-run manufacturing of durable parts and is compatible with the new Infinity Rinse-Away water-soluble support - required for printing complex geometries and articulated parts.

 

Advantages of Nylon

  • Nylon is strong and durable, making it perfect for functional, rigorous testing;

  • Nylon is flexible and resilient, giving it the ability to move, bend and return to its original shape without breaking or cracking;

  • Nylon is compatible with Infinity Rinse Away soluble support material, enabling a beautifully clean finish on complex, organic or intricate geometries.

 

How to order

Nylon is immediately available for the CubePro 3D printers - available in Natural, White & Black.

Order now in CDG's online store.

 

Nylon for CubePro

Soluble support material for Cube & CubePro

14.07.2015

With "Infinity" Rinse-Away Support material for Cube and CubePro, 3D printing complexity has never been easier. Break beyond the boundaries set by unachievable overhangs and the laws of gravity, and enter the possibilities of intricate patterns, degrees of freedom and suspension in space.

Cube soluble printing in six steps

New rubber materials for ProJet 5500X

07.05.2015

3DS has announced they have strengthened their new ProJet 5500X with two new materials. Allowing for quality and printing of fine details, the ProJet 5500X features speed, volume, and ease for creating parts with plastic and rubber properties. Now, users of the ProJet 5500X can look forward to two new VisiJet elastomeric materials:-


Black (VisiJet® CE-BK)Natural-translucent (VisiJet® CE-NT) with an emphasis on ‘flexible versus rigid,’ the new materials present users with extreme flexibility and durability, putting an end to breakage and tearing. Featuring elongation to break of up to 700%, the material can be harshly manipulated through stretching, contorting, and many different configurations under which it is guaranteed to withstand pressure without failing. With the amount of effort and complexity that go into many large scale 3D designs and prints, preventing breakage and failure is a priority, and often a challenge.


Stretchy 5500X Engineers and designers should be impressed with the performance when printing items such as pipes and gaskets, focusing on simplicity, efficiency, and quality. With the overall quality of the printer itself and the addition of the super strong new materials, users are afforded more options combined with the ability to make stronger, quality parts. Productivity is improved, as is the bottom line, with build speeds that are twice as fast with precise, detailed production.


The new materials are a combination of elastomeric materials with 3DS ABS-like plastics (CR-WT or CR-CL) that produce a variety of materials—due to different colors and levels of strength—for the most challenging 3D printing projects.


The ProJet 5500X is for:-

  • Overmolded parts
  • Multi-material assemblies
  • Rubber-like components
  • Long-lasting living hinges
  • High-temperature testing

 

 

ProJet 5500X elastic rubber material

CDG service bureau offers Quickparts

01.05.2015

To offer our customers the greatest selection of 3D Printed parts and materials in the UK, CDG Quickparts can provide SLA, SLS and DIRECT METAL 3D printing capability PLUS ProJet 4500 CJP, ProJet 3500 MJP, ProJet 1200 SLA, ProJet 860 CJP, ZPrinter Z510, Z310, CubePro and more. We also offer WAX patterns for investment casting.

 

Please contract Graham Walker on 01420 88645.

Email: graham.walker@cdg.uk.com

 

CDG UK 3DS Quickparts

Top 10 Deliverables from CDG & 3DS

30.04.2015

CDG as UK partners for 3D Systems are focused these Top 10 deliverables:-

 

1. Best part quality.

2. Best part accuracy & resolution.

3. High performance materials.

4. Choice of over 100 materials.

5. Largest range of 3D printers.

6. Solutions for all budgets.

7. Mono, single and full colour printing.

8. Concept modelling, functional protoytpes, tooling, production parts.

9. First class technical expertise.

10. Advanced Certified status for all sales and support.

3D Systems Professional 3D Printers

3D Printed Injection Mould Tools

10.03.2015

"The future is now" is one of 3D Systems slogans. But it really is true. Time to start 3D Printing your mould tools for injection moulding. Time to find out more! Please call Grant or Graham at CDG on 01420 88645.

 

3D Printed Injection Mould Tool

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