Trace Laboratories, Inc., Palatine, Ill., a testing and analysis laboratory, has formed a new service group called QuickPrototyping.
Trace Laboratories, Inc., Palatine, Ill., a testing and analysis laboratory, has formed a new service group called QuickPrototyping. It will manage the firm’s rapid-prototyping services, which use 3D Systems stereolithography or Stratasys fused-deposition modeling (FDM) machines. Tel: (847) 934-5300 • www.quickprototyping.com In addition, Bastech, Inc., Vandalia, Ohio, is now offering rapid-tooling capabilities using 3D Systems’ LaserForm A6 selective laser sintering (SLS) technology. In this CAD-based, fully automated process, tool inserts are made by laser sintering powdered A6 tool steel and then infiltrating the “green” part with molten bronze. The result is a fully dense, 36%-bronze part. Tel: (937) 890-9292 • www.bastech.com