Printed Tools for High-Volume Production
Ford Uses Additive Manufacturing with FDM Technology for Producing Assembly Tools in its Automotive Production
Ford has selected desktop 3D printers to create various assembly tools, and can now produce jigs and fixtures, and even in highly complex designs, in-house at low cost. Ultimaker’s open filament system enables the automaker to create parts with various filaments from a range of material manufacturers and meet specific material properties exactly.
International Polymer Processing, the journal of the Polymer Processing Society, is a discussion forum for the world-wide community of engineers and scientists in the field of polymer processing.
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