Spartacus3D & CTIF Teaming Up to Blend Company Expertise in 3D Printing Metal Components

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safe_image3D printing is indeed causing a transformation in manufacturing from aerospace to automotive, and far beyond, as well as offering previously unheard of independence for solo designers who can now take the initiative to prototype at will and even establish their own mini-manufacturing setups from the desktop and workshop. These days even young kids can make their own 3D printed toys after reading related bedtime stories or seeing a movie; gamers can 3D print and paint figurines, as well as comprehensive and very creative cosplay garb.

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CTIF Headquarters, France

While we’re all very pepped up about finally moving into the age of snapping our fingers and watching things appear before our eyes practically like magic, the traditional ways of designing and manufacturing are still quite prevalent. What is happening during the current technology revolution is also an interesting and integrated evolution, with the melding together of both traditional and new, progressive ways like digital design and 3D printing.

In a perfect example of this, Spartacus3D and CTIF are coming together in collaboration and in combination of their skills, seated in the ultra-contemporary and the very traditional. What they do both have in common is the production of industrial metal components.

French company Spartacus3D, heavily entrenched in the 3D printing transformation in manufacturing, specializes in 3D printing high-quality aerospace and automotive components with high-quality metal powder. CTIF, also of France, is on the other hand a traditional company specializing in what is truly the ancient art of metal casting, involving the process of encasing molten liquid in a mold to produce a wide variety of components, in a process that’s been relied on for years.

“This collaboration agreement is a major component of CTIF’s business strategy whose objectives are to remain at the forefront of manufacturing technologies and provide relevant solutions to our industrial partners while supporting French industry in a globalized market,” said Paul-Henri Renard, CEO of CTIF.

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Paul-Henri Renard, CEO of CTIF (left) and Charles de Forges, CEO of Spartacus3D

We aren’t sure of exact specifics for several projects Spartacus3D and CTIF will be working on in the near future, but the two companies will be collaborating in coming months, joining forces to become forerunners in 3D printing.

“In joining their skills, Spartacus3D and CTIF emphasize the importance of metallurgy in securing the deployment of this technology in cutting-edge industries such as aerospace, defense, medical, automotive and energy,” said Charles de Forges, CEO of Spartacus3D.

We’ve reported on Spartacus3D previously regarding other metal 3D printing partnerships. Part of Farinia Group, Spartacus3D is their additive manufacturing division. Farinia and Spartacus3D focus on engineering partnerships centered around metal 3D printing of industrial components.

Spartacus3D has partnered with other entities in combining methods of manufacturing to raise efficiency while lowering bottom lines. We’ll continue to report on the growing partnership with CTIF and the enhancements they will be making to the manufacturing and 3D printing industry.

What are your thoughts on the melding of traditional and innovative new technology like that of 3D printing? Share your thoughts with us in the Spartacus & CTIF 3D Printing partnership forum thread over at 3DPB.com.

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