APPLICATION

Tooling Development

Challenge

Designing, prototyping, and fabricating tools for production can be the most expensive and time-consuming portion of the product development cycle. Depending on the complexity of the tool, lead times can be weeks to months, and any changes to the tool’s design can delay the process even more.

Solution

High-strength 3D printing enables you to design customized tools optimized for the job without traditional machining constraints. Quickly build tooling designs directly from your CAD model and have them ready for production quickly.

Impact

Save Money: Free up machine shop resources and minimize skilled labor spent on non-revenue-generating parts and tools.

Geometric Freedom: Create complex tools that can be manufactured in low volumes at minimal cost.

Save Time: Quickly optimize your tool’s design in a matter of hours and improve the ergonomics of your part.

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