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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.
Can The Tooling Process Be A Hidden Money Saver In Your Business?

Can The Tooling Process Be A Hidden Money Saver In Your Business?

Any change in tooling has a direct impact on the production line’s quantity, quality, and pricing, further impacting a business’ bottom line. 

Each tool on the production line can cost up to hundreds of dollars to replace, and often spare tool inventory is kept slim to manage towards profit.

So how can advanced manufacturing help? There are two approaches, incremental and disruptive. Which one suits you best?
How import a 3D Scan (or any STL) into SOLIDWORKS 2020 - 3DChimera

How to import a 3D Scan (or any STL) into SOLIDWORKS 2020

In this video we will show you how to import a 3D Scan (or any STL) into SOLIDWORKS 2020 so that it can be edited.
How Do You 3D Print A Tortoise Shell? - 3DChimera

How Do You 3D Print A Tortoise Shell?

Using our team's deep expertise in 3D scanning, materials, and 3D printing, we were able to come up with a lifelong solution for our new friend, George. 
Case Study: Footwear Polytechnic: new product development opportunities with German RepRap x400 3D Printer

Case Study: Footwear Polytechnic: new product development opportunities with German RepRap x400 3D Printer

In September 2016, the Footwear Polytechnic of Riviera del Brenta, institute of excellence in the footwear industry, launched FFlab – a digital laboratory specializing on new 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies.
Small Details Matter - HP 3D Scanner Delivers - 3DChimera

Small Details Matter - HP 3D Scanner Delivers

Have you see any other 3D scanner that can capture a fingerprint?  Neither have we.
Case Study: 3D Printing and Reverse Engineering Makes Placement Guide Faster & Lighter

Case Study: 3D Printing and Reverse Engineering Makes Placement Guide Faster & Lighter

Design engineering company ReitlingerEngineering GmbH+Co. KG, Weinstadt-Endersbach, was able to use reverse engineering and 3D printing to develop a labelling tool to aid in label placement on their product.  This produced a flexible, fast and inexpensive solution compared to alternative methods.
Why 3D Scan? Here's 12 real-world examples for engineers! - 3DChimera

Why 3D Scan? Here's 12 real-world examples for engineers!

At 3DChimera, we have seen countless examples where 3D scanning has brought value to our customer's engineering teams. Often, when considering a new scanner purchase, engineers are tasked to develop an ROI for an investment in 3D scanning.  We generated this list to help you build that ROI for your management team!