We’re celebrating Materialise’s 30th anniversary this October by looking into Metal 3D Printing technology and how it’s evolved at Materialise over the years. Learn more about our alloys, Metal Competence Center, and initiatives to make Metal AM the technology of choice for tomorrow.
We’re continuing our 30th anniversary blog series this month with a focus on the PolyJet technology. Discover what this versatile technology adds to our portfolio and how it’s enabled innovation in the medical 3D printing industry.
Stereolithography (SLA), the first 3D printing technology ever, sparked Materialise CEO Fried Vancraen’s interest in the industry. Since Materialise first bought an SLA printer, the team has proven its innovative mindset by fine-tuning the technology and even developing an alternative printing method with the Mammoth printer.
There is no shortage of resources to learn about 3D printing. But for those of you just becoming acquainted with the technology, it can be overwhelming to understand what exactly 3D printing could do for you. That is why we are boiling down some of the main reasons people turn to 3D printing in this blog.
Additive manufacturing has matured significantly over the last few years and now is a serious, near-mainstream manufacturing technology. But while it’s become a member of the establishment, it has not lost its disruptive potential. So what do you do if you want to explore using AM in your business? Do you treat it as just another way of making the same things or do you think bigger? We talk to Sven Hermans and Mathieu Cornelis from Materialise Mindware about what makes a great start into AM — and why you don’t have to be ashamed to ask for help.
Lockdowns are beginning to lift in some countries, which means that many are getting back to business and looking at ways of ramping up production. No matter where you are in the process of getting your business on track, there’s a good chance 3D printing could make sense for you.
As restrictions related to COVID-19 begin to lift, it’s absolutely critical to have a plan to protect your employees as you return to work. We’re sharing policies and tools that we’ve implemented in order to inspire other companies to take similar actions and keep their people safe.
Mobile robot company Avular opts for Materialise’s OnSite to order customized end-use parts as needed. Along with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology, Materialise provides Avular with the quality and flexibility that they require.
Problem-solving, together with her team, is both the key motivation as well as the challenge for Paula Roman. This Project Engineer at Materialise Manufacturing is passionate about 3D printing and has a resolute can-do attitude towards her job, two great ingredients for this role.