“We were really startled by the tolerance accuracy of the printer. It’s better than machining”
“It’s also easier for us to calculate lead times and production cost. 3D printing basically gives us more control of our business”.
”It is very costly to produce tools for injection moulding, and at the same time, there is a need for testing functionality before production, and also being able to show stakeholders what the final product will look like”, says Tomas Johansson, engineer at Swepac.
Bowman International is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plain bearings in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. By 3D printing certain components, the company is optimizing design and performance. For end-users, this means less maintenance, as well as easier repairs and assembly.
“The reason we invested in HP MJF is that HP has made it possible for us to deliver large quantities of parts that also look aesthetically good for the client. And the high speed is the best advantage that we see for this technology. “
“3DMetPrint is a service center for Nordic countries running one of the few advanced metal printers. We invested in this technology because it is a new possibility to manufacture metal parts that has not been possible before.”
“SOLIDWORKS supports our working method. We cooperate with other suppliers in nearly all of our projects and we wish to implement the design work using SOLIDWORKS.”
“SOLIDWORKS is a tool that has been used to model the entire boat before a single piece of it has been made in practise. We don’t know what other software would allow us to do the same, as using SOLIDWORKS is very natural to us.”
“In the beginning, we were unsure if we made the right choice as the investment was a huge risk. But today I can say with 100% certainty that the investment has paid off!”
“SOLIDWORKS was surprisingly easy right from the start and it was immediately accessible – it did not need deeper learning; the 3D world was easy to understand. As one of our former employees said, moving to SOLIDWORKS was like going from a VW Beetle to a Rolls Royce.”