Zortrax 3D Printers Save on Prototyping Costs & Time for Smart Glass Solutions
AnonymousMemberApril 21, 2021 at 10:20 AM
Many companies will outsource the 3D printing of their rapid prototypes to service bureaus and other external subcontractors, which is obviously a lengthier process than printing them in-house. For example, ML System S.A. in Poland, which specializes in building-integrated photovoltaic solutions and heating systems, would typically have to wait up to two weeks to get their 3D printed parts delivered after they’d outsourced the job. But no longer—the company is now using 3D printers by Zortrax, another Polish company, in-house to create its range of innovative, green energy products.
“Rapid prototyping technologies in the industry enable engineers to quickly fabricate intricately designed components on demand and test the properties of various materials,” explained Michał Siemaszko, the Head of Research and Development Department at Zortrax. “The capability to use multiple different filaments that invariably comes with using the 3D printing technology allows to run diverse tests in-house which have powerful, positive impact on the quality of the final product.”
ML System used the Zortrax M300 Plus 3D printer, an upgraded version of the company’s M300. With a 300 x 300 x 300 mm build volume and advanced extruder, the plug and play printer is made for printing larger, high-quality models.
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