Lancashire3D opens first 3D printing studio for prototyping and serial manufacturing


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Lancashire3D opens first 3D printing studio for prototyping and serial manufacturing


A 3D printing studio providing prototyping and serial manufacturing providers has opened within the North of England.

Lancashire3D was based in April 2018, and with the launch of its first facility is able to produce prototypes and end-use elements utilizing materials extrusion and VAT photopolymerisation processes. The corporate at present boasts 35 machines and has had early dealings with commerce and shopper clients, harnessing its 3D printing capability to fulfil prototyping requests, in addition to small runs of between 10-2,000+ items, and bigger runs of 5,000+ gadgets.

Working out of Preston, Lancashire3D can also be getting ready to supply 3D scanning and reverse engineering providers, and is making headway on bringing powder mattress fusion applied sciences in-house too. Additionally in 2019, the corporate is dedicated to making sure sustainable manufacturing by way of the usage of as much as 90% recycled thermoplastics and 100% recyclable paper-based packaging. Earlier than the yr is out, Lancashire3D plans to have the ability to recycle 100% of its waste thermoplastic materials.

The corporate has been launched to deal with the wants throughout the shopper and industrial markets, delivering 3D printed components and prototypes ‘inside quick timeframes and at a aggressive worth.’

“We carry greater than ten years’ expertise, design and trade expertise and are dedicated to growing really progressive methods to marry the artwork and science of 3D printing, whereas delivering on our imaginative and prescient to work with recyclable supplies,” commented Steven Pearson, Co-Founding father of Lancashire3D. “Lancashire3D has grown to be the biggest 3D printing studio within the North of England and our new Lancashire based mostly plant will enable us to deal with a larger vary of engineering supplies and help our continued growth. We’re delighted to have the ability to welcome shoppers to go to us and share their initiatives and necessities with is in particular person at our new studio and plant.”

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