3D printing in industrial design
The use of 3D printing in your company:
Industrial design would not exist without prototypes. They allow us to test in real conditions what previously could be only presented on a computer screen. Before we begin the complex manufacturing process that can continue for many months, it is important to carry out a prototyping process. Determining the ergonomics and functionality of a design, and the accompanying impressions of the product are important points in the designer’s work.
Design projects available through 3D printers are an opportunity to experiment with form and usability. 3D printing is fast and low cost, so verifying 1:1 projects is a cost effective way to work on new models. It is easy to find structural errors or oversights in a model, and thus make changes that will affect the final acceptance of the product. Having a fully functional, working prototype in your hands, it is easier to assess how it will behave, how it will affect its environment and how it will interact with users.
The creation of such 3D prints uses materials including PC-ABS-47 and ABS-42, thermoplastic materials of great versatility, durable and simple for further processing.
Clients about us
Parts printed in 3D on Factory 2.0 Production System meet all our requirements – both in terms of strength, dimensional accuracy, turnaround time and weight loss. Many elements are installed in cars as final products.
Łukasz Tomkiewicz, Managing Director, Arrinera Automotive S.A.
Creating a functional prototype has never been so cheap, fast and easy.
Miki Thurzo, Senior Engineer, METRIS 3D
3D printing cuts the design time, and as a result speeds up the creation of the final product.
Factory 2.0 Production System allows large format printing. Thanks to OMNI3D’s solution, we can analyse the ergonomics of models that were printed in full scale. This is very important in our sector.
Using plastic gears printed on the Factory 2.0 3D printer significantly reduces the costs of repair of the production line and its downtime.