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Video: Will It Beat the Heat?

Video: Will It Beat the Heat?

Can 3D printed parts withstand the extremely high heat and pressure of an autoclave? Xometry Greg tests this theory with a Instant Pot simulation.

5 Key Prototyping Phases
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5 Key Prototyping Phases

A common misconception about prototyping is that it’s reserved for early in the product development cycle. But the truth is, many engineers use prototyping in several phases, iterating early and often to present, test, and perfect their ideas.