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Additive manufacturing via Direct 3D for PIM pellets

This printer is built with a chassis and the hardware of a Prusa i3 printer. The extruder was developed by Direct 3D. It is composed of a hopper allowing the feeding of polymer or PIM pellets. An extrusion screw surrounded by a heating cell allows the material to be extruded through a nozzle with a…

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New 3D digital microscope

Thanks to the PEPS project, we were able to finance a new device at CRITT-MDTS: the VHX-6000, 3D digital microscope, from Keyence. It is equipped with a head for macro photography and, above all, a double head that allows us to go from x20 to x2000 magnification. It can reconstitute 3D images and it can…

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New filament extrusion line for 3D printing.

Thanks to the PEPS project, Certech has acquired an extrusion line of filaments calibrated for FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology, consisting of a vacuum conformation bath that can reach temperatures of 45 ° C, a laser cell to control the drawing system (caterpillar haul-off) in continuous and a winder. Depending on the material and the…

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New 3D printer

Thanks to the PEPS project, the CRITT-MDTS got a new 3D printer, Raise 3D Pro2. That printer have a lot of advantages like an enclose chamber in order to control the temperature, two nozzles to print with a material support and a large printing volume of 305x305x300mm. The CRITT-MDTS began the printing with the 316L…

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