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NHS supported by CDG Customers

13.04.2020

CDG are pleased to be able to support our 3D Printer customers with materials and printers, in these difficult times, especially those companies and organisations who are supporting the NHS with the provision of face masks and other equipment.

This is one testimonial...

I just wanted to say thank you for all the support yourselves and CDG have given us over the past couple of weeks during such difficult circumstances. Your swift response, with both the supply of materials and the visit [from your service team], has enabled us to ramp up our production of face visors to support the vital work of the NHS at this time. Our three machines are now running around the clock, and as always are increasingly proving their worth each day. We are only a small part of what is truly a national effort, but we couldn’t have done what we have without your help!

Best wishes

Sean

CDG UK Customer 

NHS Thank You

Advanced New FFF filament from 3DXTech

03.04.2020

New 3DXTech Polypropylene and Polyethylene materials are launched. ALL 3DXTech filaments are available from CDG in the UK. Please click below to access our online shops to view or purchase these material:-

https://cdg.uk.com/3d/596-high-performance-filaments

OR

https://www.replik8.co.uk/collections/filament/mfg-3dxtech-

CARBONX™ PP+CF Polypropylene 3D filament

CarbonX™ CF-PP is made using a speciality formulated polypropylene co-polymer reinforced with high-modulus chopped carbon fibre. 

This filament is based on a patent-pending formulation that offers improved thermal properties and low shrinkage/warp compared to competitive PP-based compounds.  

Product Attributes:

- Does not absorb moisture

- Excellent chemical resistance

- Low density/light weight

- High strength and stiffness

- Ease of printing - suitable for use on practically any 3D printer

EVOLV3D™ OBC Polyethylene Copolymer 3D filament

Evolv3D™ OBC (Olefin Block Copolymer) from Dow is an engineering-grade material based on a novel polyethylene copolymer.

OBC is the state-of-the-art in polyethylene 3D printing and eliminates many of the problems associated with printing polypropylene-based materials. 

Product Attributes Include:

- Excellent Z-axis bonding

- Very low density (0.9 g/cm3)

- Outstanding chemical resistance 

- No water pick-up - no drying needed

- Ease of printing - low warp / curling

- Flexibility and fatigue resistance allows for printing living hinges

- Low odor - essentially none

Clariant Exolit Flame Retardant 3D printer filament at CDG

21.03.2020

3D Printer FDM/FFF users who wish to print in Flame Retardant materials are finding success with the new Clariant PA6/66-GF20 FR LS using Exolit® - a newly developed flame retardant material that is compliant with EN 45545-2, NFPA 130 (ASTM E162, ASTM E662) and SMP 800-C.

You can purchase Clariant PA6/66-GF20 FR LS using Exolit from CDG in the UK & Ireland.

Please contact Kyla Beal at CDG for more information and prices:-

orders@cdg.uk.com

Clariant Exolit FR filament

Clariant PA6/66-GF20 FR LS using Exolit

This material was designed specifically for 3D printing to achieve ideal mechanical properties with excellent flame retardancy, low smoke and low toxicity. The material is ideal for the production of end use parts using printers with enclosed or heated chambers.

Benefits

  • Flame retardant material
  • Semi-crystalline thermoplastic
  • Good impact strength and stiffness
  • Good low temperature properties (e.g. -40°C)
  • Outstanding wear resistance
  • Good temperature resistance
  • Reduced thermo-oxidative degradation
  • Improved long term heat and stability to ultraviolet and visible light
Applications
  • Functional end use parts
  • Functional prototypes
Colour Range
  • Natural, 1Kg
  • Black, 1Kg

SPECIAL COLOURS

  • Red etc. on request for MOQ

CDG Advanced Engineering Software banner

04.03.2020

CDG promote the three leading software products: Geomagic, Cimatron, Simcon

We have created a new banner to show the workflow from scan-cad-part-analysis-optimisation:-

CDG 3D Software

Geomagic+Cimatron+Simcon 3D Software at Mach Show 2020

01.03.2020

Three of the very best Advanced Engineering Software products are being demonstrated at the Mach Show, NEC, January 25-28 2021:

- Geomagic for scan-to-CAD, inspection & clay modelling

- Cimatron for Mould, Electride & Die Design and NC Manufacturing

- Simcon for Plastic flow analysis & design optimisation

ALL THREE-IN-ONE #17-614

Geomagic Cimatron Simcon 3D software

CDG 3D printed part chosen by TCT magazine

26.02.2020

TCT magazine selected CDG's 3D printed ProJet MJP Chinese Warrior, as their feature image.

MJP offers:

- fine detail & high resolution printing

- double A-sided parts with no support scars

- easy to print & post process

CDG 3D Printed MJP Chinese Warrior

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