Revolutionizing Manufacturing: 3D Printed Composite Brackets vs. Machined Steel
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "3D Printed Composite Bracket Versus Machined Steel |The Cool Parts Show #41" by Additive Manufacturing Media
TLDR 3D printing with composites is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry by producing lightweight, high-performance parts that are cheaper and faster to produce than traditional machined metal parts.
Composite 3D printed brackets are a lighter and cheaper alternative to machined steel for helicopter hinge assembly.
9T Labs uses a unique 3D printing process to produce small composite parts with carbon fiber reinforcement and achieve full consolidation through compression molding.
3D printing is revolutionizing the composites industry by automating material placement and expanding the use of polymer in various applications.
9T Labs' 3D printing tech reduces material usage and weight by optimizing carbon fiber placement, resulting in cost savings.
3D printing can replace metal parts with reinforced polymer, resulting in significant weight savings and cost reduction.
3D printing with composites can compete with machined metal parts in some markets, with a 3D printed bracket capable of holding up to 900 pounds.
3D printing is being used to create lightweight, high-performance parts that are cheaper and faster to produce than machined metal parts.
PowderLife simplifies powder handling for additive manufacturing with cloud-based tracking software and specialized hardware.