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Reduce Cost and Lead Time
Associated with Fixture Design and Build

FormLabs

Designing and fabricating jigs and fixtures quickly, effectively—and at minimal cost—can make or break the success of a manufacturing production operation. Manufacturers need to bring jobs to production as quickly as possible, while maintaining process reliability and the quality of parts and assemblies. Here, efficient fixture and jig development plays a key role.

What’s the latest tool in the toolbox for jig and fixture design and build? 3D printing--technology that has completely matured in recent years and now finds widespread use for replacing the traditional metal-machining operations used to fabricate jigs and fixtures.

In this well-crafted 19-page white paper from Formlabs, you will learn:

  • What applications make the best fit for using 3D-printed jigs and fixtures—go/no-go gauges, assembly jigs, masking templates, and more.
  • The design basics associated with jig and fixture development—increasing durability, building datum features into fixtures, etc.
  • Best practices for designing 3D-printed fixtures.

Use the white paper to learn how to leverage 3D printing to reduce costs, speed development time, and create a better production workflow when developing new jigs and fixtures.

To download the white paper, please complete the form on this page.

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