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3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida - 3DChimera

3D Printer = R&D Tax Exemption in Florida

Are you a business based in Florida who is looking for a new 3D printer or 3D scanner?  Well, you are in good fortune this year as the Florida Department of Revenue is looking out for your growth.
4 Reasons to Prototype With 3D Printers

4 Reasons to Prototype With 3D Printers

There are plenty of great business reasons to utilize advanced manufacturing, especially 3D printing, to prototype your product. You can reduce risk speed the design process and more...
Streamlining your Inventory to Save Money

Streamlining your Inventory to Save Money

Managing your inventory is often a tricky balance of having too much in stock and not having enough. Let’s consider how your manufacturing line or industrial enterprise could be affected by a mismanaged inventory and how advanced manufacturing will solve all these problems.
Reduce Prototyping Costs with 3D Printing and 3D CAD!

Reduce Prototyping Costs with 3D Printing and 3D CAD!

Folks often approach our team at 3DChimera with only an idea or a drawing of the product they want made. That drawing may be on the back of a napkin or a CAD rendering. The next step in the design process is to see the idea in real life: to hold something physical in their hands. This is the prototype stage. 

So how can 3D Printing, 3D CAD and 3DChimera reduce prototyping costs for our afore-mentioned folks?

Advanced Manufacturing Olympics 2020 - TDP Challenge - 3DChimera

Advanced Manufacturing Olympics 2020 - TDP Challenge

The goal of this challenge is for participants to accurately recreate a 3D printed part from an existing Technical Data Package using innovative techniques, all while demonstrating accuracy, skill, and completeness.
To print or not to print...Threads and 3D Printing - 3DChimera

To print or not to print...Threads and 3D Printing

Customers commonly ask us if machine threads can be 3d printed into their parts, and it is a tricky because the answer is "it depends".  

You like HP MJF parts? Then you will LOVE Sintratec Desktop SLS parts! - 3DChimera

You like HP MJF parts? Then you will LOVE Sintratec SLS parts!

If you have been watching the 3D printing industry at all over the last year, you could not miss the appearance of HP in the 3D printing market.  Frankly, the quality and surface finish on thesep arts is fantastic. There is a drawback though...the machines are super expensive (think north of $100k) and the parts printed as a service are not a bargain either, as most service bureaus are charging a premium for access to this new printer.