Best of Both Worlds: File Preparation with CAD and Mesh Using Magics

Lieve Boeykens
December 07, 2021

We’re settling the discussion on whether CAD or mesh is better. The truth is, both are necessary for an optimal file preparation workflow. See how we plan to integrate both into our software solution: Materialise Magics.

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Meet the Users of Materialise Magics: SOLIZE

Jonathan Cooper, Gakuto Ochi
October 20, 2021

Since 1990, Tokyo-based engineering company SOLIZE has supported product development from design and prototyping to production readiness. To learn more about Materialise's role in SOLIZE's AM business, we spoke to Head of AM System Sales Yoshihiro Nomura and Head of AM Service Bureau Tohru Ota.

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Meet the Users of Materialise Magics: Zenith Tecnica

Jonathan Cooper, Lip Gang Chong
August 16, 2021

Founded in 2014, Zenith Tecnica is a New Zealand-based contract manufacturer that specializes in titanium 3D printing. Just seven years on, and they can definitely be considered leaders in their field. Seeing such incredible growth in such a short space of time made us very excited to talk to the team about the role that Materialise Magics has played in their journey so far. We sat down with Production Lead Kurt Schmidt for a quick conversation.

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Designing for AM in Automotive: Discover Hyundai Automotive’s Award-Winning Print

Madeleine Fiello
July 29, 2021

3D printing is a popular manufacturing technique for its speed, design capabilities, and cost-effectiveness, but the only way to truly take advantage of these benefits is by optimizing designs for AM. Discover how Hyundai Automotive did so to win a design for additive manufacturing competition.

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How to Accelerate Your Journey to Scaling Additive Manufacturing

80% of manufacturers already use AM to prototype, but how can your business scale to make it a core part of your manufacturing processes? Find out how we’ve helped businesses to adopt AM on a larger scale cost effectively and efficiently.

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How Materialise Research Makes Multi-Laser 3D Printers Accessible with Future-Proof Software

Madeleine Fiello
May 31, 2021

Multi-laser 3D printers will greatly improve productivity and control within additive manufacturing organizations. But how can we ensure that the process is optimized and reliable? Learn how our software team is innovating to make this technology accessible during this interview with Research Manager Tom Craeghs.

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How to Minimize Waste and Reduce Costs with Optimized 3D Nesting

Madeleine Fiello
October 05, 2020

Nesting parts to be 3D printed in an optimal way provides many advantages, most of which enable a major industry goal —waste minimization. Find out our top 4 ways that nesting with the Magics Sinter Module reduces waste.

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5 Data-Driven Ways that Machine Monitoring Advances AM Facilities

Madeleine Fiello
October 02, 2020

Machine monitoring will bring more data into AM users’ hands than ever before. Thanks to our initiative with other industry leaders, we’re bringing this technology to the masses to help advance production in 3D print factories. In this blog, we touch on the top five advantages of machine monitoring in AM facilities.

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3 Reasons Why Optimized Nesting Is Essential — and How to Achieve It

Madeleine Fiello
September 03, 2020

When it comes to printing SLS and MJF parts, creating an optimized build platform is crucial, and AM software can have a big hand in helping operators do so. Discover why nesting parts as quickly and effectively as possible is essential and how you can achieve it in your production. 

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Standardized Machine Languages Improve AM Work with Data

Madeleine Fiello
August 04, 2020

The implementation of standards has greatly transformed the way numerous industries work. And now is the time to implement a standard machine language in the additive manufacturing industry. We are working together with OEMs to push forward this initiative and are already seeing the benefits with our first software project of this kind: machine monitoring.

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