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Manufacturing With Organic Materials

Manufacturing With Organic Materials

Our machinists had fun this Halloween testing out a special holiday-themed material on the CNC mill. Check out what happens when we try manufacturing with organic material!

Video: How Will It Grow?

Video: How Will It Grow?

What causes metal 3D Printed parts to warp, distort, or have inconsistent features?! Watch our new video to see what factors create a successful DMLS part, and how to implement them for your next project.

Video: Will it Fit?

Video: Will it Fit?

Watch our new video for best practices on designing for mates in CNC Machining versus 3D Printing.

Video: What Will It Look Like?

Video: What Will It Look Like?

Watch our new video to see distinct differences in 3D printing process finishes and resolutions to know what to expect for your custom part.

Video: Will It Melt?

Video: Will It Melt?

How much heat will it take?! Watch our latest challenge putting several of our 3D printing materials to the test.