3D Printing

We have purchased a MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer for making plastic prototypes.

The files to drive the machine are generated automatically in Solidworks and it fits in seemlessly with our overall product development process.

300 x 200 3D Printing Tray and Base P1040642

Prototype plastic enclosure

300 x200 3D Printing Screw and Nut P1040672

Complex screw & nut fit perfectly

Having a part to hand as part of the design process enables us and our customers to quickly verify if a design ideas works which significantly speeds up the development process.

The Printer can sit in an office environment and make parts up to 250mm x 250mm x 125mm with an accuracy of around 0.1mm.

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