3D printing living hinges

It’s been a little while since our last update after our move to a new premises in the Tauriko Industrial Estate (Tauranga), so many things happening but let’s start with a polypropylene like material available now via our recently purchased multi-jet machine (Object 30pro)

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The below video shows a “living hing” example print on our machine in a simulated polypropylene material called RGD450 (Properties linked here), it’s a very useful addition to our material line-up as polypropylene is not an easy material to print with or simulate generally speaking.  We could get a similar finish from our SLA prints but not with the required properties for a living hing (Like found on many consumer products, for example flip top bottle caps).

Please feel welcome to inquire about this service.

If the below video is not displaying please use this link:  https://youtu.be/0tH4Cx7gxYQ

 

 

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One Response to 3D printing living hinges

  1. Boom Lift says:

    Awesome blog. Thanks for sharing and the best information about 3D printing.

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