HASCO, makers of standardized mold products, faced a common design challenge. Their initial design for an ABS plastic sealing screw required a wall thickness too large for traditional injection molding. So they redesigned the part using a thinner wall, but instead of creating an aluminum tool to test the design, they 3D printed the mold design using Stratasys additive manufacturing technology.
September 29, 2015
The first time I was wowed by 3D printing technology was with the Objet Eden260V at the University of Florida. And yes, the first PolyJet print I ever witnessed was a semi-transparent Yoda head. The detail was remarkable, especially when comparing it to the ZCorp powder prints that I was used to. Recently, this printer received a significant upgrade to match the new material and support options offered by Stratasys. Read our blog to learn more!