3D printing gears

BMF Targets Industrial Microscale Production with microArch S240 3D Printer

Founded in 2016, Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) specializes in precision 3D printing on the microscale with its patented Projection Micro Stereolithography (PµSL) technology. The startup is a spin-out of MIT,…

Improving the Strength & Accuracy of 3D Printed Gears

In the recently published ‘Strength and geometry parameters accuracy improvement of 3D printed polymer gears,’ the authors focus on refining strength and precision in FDM 3D printing. Here, rotary motion…

Comparing the Operational Characteristics of Plastic 3D Printed Spur Gears

Spur gears, which can achieve high transmission ratio and energy efficiency, are comment elements used in the transmission of motion and high intensity power for mechanical power drives, i.e. belt…

VCST Looks to LCV for Help with Prototypes of Automotive Gearboxes Using Laser Cladding in 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is on the rise throughout the industry, and some of that is thanks to hybrid manufacturing methods, like laser cladding. This is a complex process where material,…