Software

Lattice Structures Enable Optimized Tooling Design for Smoby Toys

Solutions: 3-matic, Build Processor, Metal 3D Printing

Smoby, the number one toy manufacturer in France, makes merchandise featuring the Lightning McQueen car. Some of their toys are produced by IPC, a research center with significant expertise in 3D printing technology. To produce miniature versions of Lightning McQueen, IPC decided to print a metal mold that would perform better than ever before thanks to cooling channels that follow the exact shape of the car.

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Manufacturing

Prototypes Take Flight with the Gatewing X100

Solutions: Vacuum Casting

Terrain-mapping aircraft have very specific needs when it comes to their parts. With the introduction of Additive Manufacturing, Gatewing gains flexibility to keep key parts durable and lightweight.

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