Design Guide for 3D Printed Tooling

Design Guide for 3D Printed Tooling

Comprehensive set of design guidelines for Freeform Injection Molding process

Freeform injection molding combines the freedom of 3D printing with the reliability and mechanical performance of conventional injection molding. A complex tool is printed using a dissolvable xMOLD resin that is compatible with the actual molding feedstock to create prototypes and production parts in final grade plastics – within hours and at a fraction of conventional tooling costs. This comprehensive guide will walk you through all the design considerations and guidelines to optimize your 3D printed tool design.

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Ultimate Guide to Production Readiness

Ultimate Guide for Production Readiness

SLS vs. HSS—Which AM Plastic Powder Bed Fusion Technology is Best for You?

In the world of additive manufacturing, Powder Bed Fusion reigns supreme for many. The category of 3D printers is capable of producing real, usable parts in production materials like PA 12. Within PBF, there are really just two sub-categories of technologies. The one that uses lasers to draw and sinter powder (SLS) and the one that uses a spray binder to bind the powder – which will be sintered later (HSS). Which is the right one for you? In this guide Todd Grimm and his team of super users has done the testing and the breakdown so you don’t have to.

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2023 Material Guide

[NEW] 2023 Material Guide

Updated for 2023. Featuring xCERAMIC, xPEEK, xABS, xPP, and More.

Learn about the latest ultrafast 3D printing materials in 2023. Which material can withstand the high heat and pressure to produce 15,000 shots in a blow molding machine? Which resins are being used for production parts that need to withstand UV, changing temperatures, and other outdoor elemental conditions? And this new ceramic material is the fastest 3D printing material but can also withstand the highest temperatures.

Want to know what other types of materials can be printed in minutes? Check out the guide.

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Filament vs Resin 3D Printers

Quick Guide to Choosing Between Filament and Resin 3D Printers

Helping you make the best purchase decision between resin and filament 3D printers

If you want to buy a 3D printer for professional use, you must make an important decision. Choosing between a resin 3D printer and a filament 3D printer. Both printers are ideal for enthusiasts and hobbyists and understanding the advantages and disadvantages of these printers will help you make a well-informed purchasing decision.

We’ve curated this guide specifically to assist you in making your decision between the resin 3D printer and the filament 3D printer.

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Design Guide to Ultrafast 3D Printing

Ultrafast 3D Printing a Design Guide for LSPc Printing

XiP and NXE Series 3D Printers

When using resin 3D printers (or any 3D printers for that matter) there are several design and prep considerations to ensure that your prints come out successfully every time.

This guide focuses on design guidelines for LSPc 3D printing as well as file and print preparations for ultrafast 3D printing.

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Definitive Guide to Ultrafast 3D Printing White Paper

Technical Review of LSPc® | Next Gen mSLA

Learn more about Nexa3D’s patented 3D printing process, the Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc®) in this free technical guide

A technical overview of masked stereolithography (mSLA) and the emergence of Nexa3D’s patented Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing (LSPc®) process that enables fast print speeds.

We take a closer look at the evolution of the stereolithography process that ultimately led to the invention of masked stereolithography and then the Lubricant Sublayer Photo-curing technology, a 3D printing process that is orders of magnitude faster than the original stereolithography process.

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