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Tower Bridge

Explaining the Future feature 3T at 3D Printshow

During a very successful few days at the 3D Printshow London, futurist Christopher Barnatt filmed some Additive Manufactured (3D Printed) parts on our exhibition stand and featured us in his review of the event. Our impressive model of Tower Bridge features at 2mins 32secs, demonstrating our Plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM) process and the work of our highly skilled finishing team in hand …

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FR part built via plastic AM

3T launch new Flame Retardant material

3T RPD can now offer customers parts made in flame retardant nylon. The introduction of PA 2241 FR reflects the developing requirement of customers in a range of industries, including public transport, electrical and electronics and the construction sector for end use, production volume parts made via plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM).   The introduction of an FR option has attracted a …

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3D printed hat’s debut at Royal Ascot

There has been a huge amount of media coverage following the 3D printed hat’s debut at Royal Ascot on Ladies’ Day including the Telegraph and Daily Star, as well as being modelled by BBC Breakfast’s weather presenter, Carol Kirkwood.                     Built using our plastic Additive Manufacturing process, the design was commissioned by Great …

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Visit us at Farnborough International Airshow

We are delighted to have been invited by the North West Aerospace Alliance to feature on their stand again at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.  Taking place on 14-18 July 2014, we will be showcasing our metal and plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM) expertise and our technical experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. We are trusted …

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Plastic AM builds large single piece

Assa Ashuach Studio in London designed the Femur Stool using software that uses an algorithm to remove any redundant material according to stress zones on the object surface, optimised the carry a load of 120kg. An optimisation of the exterior and material use was made to achieve a light and economical form. Assa then asked us to produce the stool …

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Develop3D features 3T in its 3D Printing issue

This month’s Develop3D magazine is “The 3D Printing Issue” and we were delighted to be asked to contribute to many of the key features.  A full copy of the magazine is available to download here, and 3T appear in the following features:- Page 20 – “All On Board” … we worked with BAE Systems to produce a batch of 300 plastic …

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Garmin Mount

Plastic AM cycles into the future

thejerseypocket has written a feature about our client RaceWare Direct and the bespoke 3D printed bike parts that we produce for them.  RaceWare Direct sell bracket mounts for Garmin GPS computers produced via our Plastic Additive Manufacturing process. As not all bikes are the same and handle bar sizes differ, a ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t always work. But …

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12th year of Christmas Charity donations

For the 12th year running, 3T will donate the money they would have spent on traditional Christmas cards to a worthy cause via an e-card to their customers and suppliers – for every person that responds via a link to their website, £1 is donated to the nominated charity, and staff also donate rather than sending cards to each other. …

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Queen’s Christmas Broadcast features Commonwealth Baton

The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast included footage of the Commonwealth Baton, which is currently on its way around the 70 competing nations. We are very proud to have been commissioned by 4c Design to build the titanium lattice structure using our metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) process. The striking organic form was built in 4,000 layers and comprised intricate internal and external …

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Baton Body3

3T feature in IMechE article

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ article about the Queen’s Baton for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games explains how 3T produced the six titanium parts using Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology.  Taking 30 hours to build, the baton’s lattice section was made up of 4,000 layers and the outside has a highly polished finish, taking eight days to complete. Jon Vickers, Metal …

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