Monthly Archives - April 2017

Onyx 3d printed paddle shifter, carbon fiber, markforged, 3d printed, custom

Customized Paddle Shifters

Automotive mechanics and racing fanatics are continuously trying to find ways to leverage technology to develop parts in an efficient way that will save money and minimize time. As many car enthusiasts and road racers know, paddle shifters are located on directly behind the steering while for easy shifting on Dual Clutch Transmission cars.  For most cars, these paddle shifters are small and difficult for racers to use when concentrating on maneuvering around bends. Most common paddle shifter size. On [...]

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Innovative Part: Ethernet Organizer

Innovative Designs and Parts introduces the Ethernet Organizer.  This month, we have the part concept of Ethernet organizer from Geza Czako, the founder of Any IT Services. He works with small businesses, helping them design and maintains their servers, computers, and networks. Network cabling can easily become a mess of cords.  A creative solution was originally made using a Makerbot to test print a few Ethernet wire organizers. After reviewing the finish it was determined that printing a bunch of them in [...]

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3D printed robotics - saves time and money

3D Printing Yields 95% Cost Savings

Carbon fiber printed parts contain the properties to replace machined parts, decrease time to market and save money overall in designing and production. 3D printing industry has spent years developing software and hardware combinations to maximize solutions for businesses. The engineers at Markforged designed their 3D printers with the capabilities and properties for easy fabrication of tooling, fixture and manufacturing devices for efficient production workflow. Many manufacturers come across difficult and time consuming means of fabricating these essential jigs for production. By integrating [...]

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