Rapid Prototyping Material suits digital manufacturing.
March 23, 2010 -
As stereolithography material for rapid prototyping, Accura® Bluestone can be used across various industries for digital manufacturing projects. Example applications include functional prototypes, jigs and fixtures, as well as low-volume production runs that utilize stereolithography (SLA) process. Properties are optimized in terms of strength to weight ratio, high temperature deflection, and durability.
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Rapid Prototyping Leader Quickparts Offers New Accura® Bluestone Material for Rapid Prototyping
Atlanta, GA -- Quickparts (http://www.quickparts.com), one of North America's largest providers of custom designed parts, ranging from rapid prototyping to plastic injection molding, today announced the availability of Bluestone, a high-performance stereolithography material for rapid prototyping.
Bluestone is an accurate, strong, high temperature material that can be used across many industries for nearly any digital manufacturing project, including functional prototypes, jigs & fixtures, and low volume production runs that utilize the Stereolithography (SLA) process.
"It has been and continues to be our commitment to offer the latest materials, innovation and technology available to the product development community," said Patrick Hunter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Quickparts. "The addition of Bluestone to our already extensive line of materials allows us to continue our mission of making it easy for our customers to get custom designed parts that meet their needs."
Accura Bluestone material is widely used for wind-tunnel testing for the aerospace and motorsports industries and has proven to be successful for electric / electrical components, microwave applications, pump and valve parts, and marine and automotive manufacturers.
In addition to its outstanding mechanical properties, the material also has a high strength to weight ratio, high temperature deflection, and is durable enough to handle some flexing.
Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers who want to create plastic and metal parts from rapid prototyping to production, utilizing their 3D CAD files. Using patented QuickQuote technology, Quickparts is able to provide product designers with an 'instant online quote' for the manufacturing of their custom parts from prototype to production.
Quickparts custom manufacturing services include: Rapid Prototyping (SLA, SLS, FDM, PolyJet), Machined Plastic Prototypes (MPP), Cast Urethane Parts, Injection Molding (Tooling and Parts), Sheet Metal Parts, CNC Machined Parts, and Metal Castings.
For more information about Quickparts, visit www.quickparts.com or call 770.901.3200. Also visit the Quickparts blog at blog.quickparts.com.