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3D Printed Laser Hair Removal Device

3D Printed Laser Hair Removal Device

The medical industry gains a lot from additive manufacturing’s design flexibility, adaptability, and functional integration. This opens up a world of possibilities for manufacturers of dentures, medical and orthopedic technologies, orthoses, and prostheses. Based on patient-specific data, there is total control over the forms, materials, and specialized designs, allowing for more personalized treatments, simplified biomechanical reconstruction, and rapid implementation of revolutionary therapeutic approaches.

Designers can simply make adjustments thanks to the versatility of 3D printing, which eliminates the need for extra equipment or tools. Furthermore, with the help of 3D printing designers can prototype the medical equipment as innovation is more than a buzzword in health care than it is in any other business. It’s essential for enhancing patient care, increasing results, and responding to a fast-changing market. The basic issue of medical device development is to go to market quickly with clinically useful and viable solutions.

Proto21 got an inquiry from doctors who wanted a laser removal handpiece 3d printed with a specific requirement, they wanted to get rid of the original bulky handpiece with an easy to hold, comfortable and robust piece. It is understandable to have such requirements, the hair removal session takes hours to complete, dealing 6-7 patients daily is quite a struggle too. We understood the doctors’ requirements completely, our talented designers’ team created 3D models from scratch. In the design phase, due to their special requirements, we knew we had to prototype the original model and come up with different variations. It was also necessary for us to learn the whole mechanism, internal lenses, and the machine’s electronics. After grasping the knowledge of the machine, we prototyped the design and came up with different variations of the handpieces, we 3d printed all variations and showed them to the client for approval. After several iterations and prototypes, we were finally able to perfect the design and achieve the precision of the laser as required.

The whole project took 4 months to complete, and the project road map started from the inquiry. We took inspiration from the original design and created sketches of it. After sketches, our talented designers at Proto21 took inspiration from it and created reverse-engineered 3d models. We 3d printed multiple iterations for approval and 3d printed in low volume for the delivery.

 

We are turnkey 3d printed solution providers in the MENA region, offering a wide range of technology and materials when it comes to 3D printing. We offer FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. Being professional in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we understand the needs of every client and help them get their desired models throughout the whole process. To reach us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn: Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

 

Idriss B – Giant 3D Printed Turtles Models Promoting Turtles Rehabilitation Project

Idriss B – Giant 3D Printed Turtles Models Promoting Turtles Rehabilitation Project

Idriss B Jumeirah Al Naseem
Idriss B. Jumeirah Al Naseem

Sea turtles abound in the glistening Arabian Gulf. Thousands of these fascinating animals live in the sea near Dubai, dip, dive, and flourish in warm, tropical seas. Turtles are unfortunately endangered by a variety of factors, including hunting, boat strikes, marine pollution, and coastal development. This is where Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project comes in. The wonderful center, located near Jumeirah Al Naseem, rescues, rehabilitates and releases turtles into the ocean. The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Operation, headquartered inside the five-star Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel, has rescued, rehabbed, and released 1,600 turtles since its inception in 2004.

How 3D printing is being utilized to aid endangered animals like sea turtles? 3D printing is not just utilized for 3d printing prosthetic shells or flippers; it can also aid in crucial conservation programs. The Jumeirah hotel group is promoting awareness for sea turtle conservation with the installation of some amazing 3D Printed turtle structures in Dubai.

Idriss B, a French/Tunisian artist in Dubai, likes making one-of-a-kind polygonal art and has already worked on several very incredible projects around the beautiful city in Dubai and around the world. For Jumeirah’s turtle conservation program, he recently produced nine giant 3D printed polygenic turtle sculptures, and this is where Proto21 stepped in.

Green Turtle Sculpture
Green Turtle Sculpture Jumeirah Al Naseem

Proto21 collaborated with Idriss B and created nine giant turtles. We met the renowned artist Idriss B and understood all of his requirements before accepting the challenge. After meeting the artist, we gathered or dedicated design and printing team members discussed the requirements, and started working on the project. The entire model was 3D printed with multiple parts using different techniques and technologies such as FDM 3d printing for the body and Industrial Plastic Fiber for the turtle shells. We used 43 FDM printers to fabricate the turtles using PLA along with industrial resin hard coating for heat resistance, strength, and protection against humidity. We used almost 125kg of PLA material.

Pir Arkam x Idris B
Pir Arkam – Left (Founder & CEO of Proto21) & Idris B – Right (Renowned Artist) with Giant Turtle

The 3D printed turtle sculptures were created using a sustainable approach, it reasonable given the project’s conservation goal. It was important for us to use environmentally friendly materials, our 3D printing team used Filamentive’s eco-friendly recycled PLA filament to highlight the importance of environmental protection while also reducing the overall environmental impact.

White Turtle
White Turtle in Turtle T by Idriss B.

 The 3D printed models are installed at multiple locations throughout Dubai, including The Burj Al Arab Hotel, which is one of the city’s most famous landmarks. The models were inaugurated by Project Ambassador Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan bin Khalid Al Qasmi.

Jumeirah Group launched Turtle Tea by Idriss B at the Al Naseem’s Al Mandhar Lounge, when guests first walk into the hotel lobby, they will witness one of the 3D printed turtles from the Idriss B collection, while others will be scattered throughout the property. They’ll also be treated to an afternoon tea with sweet and savory vegan treats, all served on top of chrome turtle sculptures.

If you would like us to make such kind of amazing artistic 3D printed sculptures, please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or send us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

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32 Meters Long 3D Printed Façade for Adidas Flagship Store – Dubai Mall

32 Meters Long 3D Printed Façade for Adidas Flagship Store – Dubai Mall

Adidas is a German-based multinational corporation it is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe, and is the second-largest sports manufacturing company in the world, after Nike. Adidas is always testing innovations to bring better shoe wear for all sports athletes such as Ricky Rubio, Omar Gonzalez, BJ Upton just to name a few. Even celebrities like Salena Gomez and Kanye West have joined the Adidas bandwagon.

In reality, it is not celebrities that make Adidas a good brand. It is their quality sportswear that makes them shine from their competitors.

Innovation is the second name of Adidas, as they are constantly evolving as a company here are the few examples below on how Adidas has revolutionized the shoe industry:

3D Printed Shoe Soles
3D Printed Shoe Insoles by Proto21

3D Printed Soles: Many people consider that 3D printers to be a passing craze, while Adidas views 3D printing technology as a creative approach to enhance their line of products. Not only do 3D printed soles look great, but with the help of 3D printing technology, Adidas can manufacture custom soles for a perfect fit.

Adidas Recycled Plastic Shoes
Sneakers created by Adidas using Recycled Plastic Image by Dezeen.com

Sneakers crafted from recycled plastic: Unfortunately, these shoes are not available for the general public, however, the shoes are a good example of Adidas’ inventive use of recycled plastic and care about the environment.

Adidas Confers a One-Piece Leather Build to the Stan Smith
Adidas Confers a One-Piece Leather Build to the Stan Smith

One-piece leather to create a top section of shoes: The shoe top section is usually made with several pieces of materials because it is difficult to acquire the shape for the shoe with just one piece of fabric. Adidas on the other hand has invented stunning shoes by only using one piece of leather that not only looks more elegant but retains the comfort and flexibility that the Adidas brand is famous for.

Proto21 3D Prints 32-meter Long Modular Façade for Adidas Flagship Store in Dubai
Proto21 3D Prints 32-meter Long Modular Facade for Adidas Flagship Store in Dubai

Proto21 was lucky enough to work with Adidas by 3D printing 1,008 pieces to build the 32-meters long modular façade for the new Adidas Flagship store in Dubai Mall.

 

The façade is the largest 3D printed model ever created in the Middle East and undoubtedly the largest 3D printed modular item. Every 1008 modular pieces are 200x200x180 mm, the total project took 20,160 hours to complete. A single printer would have taken 28 months to finish the project.

3D Printed Modular Pieces of Adidas Facade
Modular Pieces of Adidas Facade 3D Printed by Proto21

At Proto21, we have 42 Original Prusa FDM printers that completed the project in under three months, including the installation of the modular façade. We used Filamentive’s rPLA material and roughly 450kg of materials were used in the creation of the project. The energy consumed while making the Façade was roughly 2016 kWh. The final result was spectacular, as one would expect from a sportswear business like Adidas, which has been using 3D printing technology and bringing it to the consumers by mass manufacturing midsoles.

3D Printing in Oil and Gas – Demonstration Models

3D Printing in Oil and Gas – Demonstration Models

Rapid prototyping is a key application of 3D printing in the energy sector. For any industry, time to market is one of the most crucial challenges that the companies can face – the longer a concept remains in the design cycle, the less profit for the firm. Engineers and designers need to make rapid, correct decisions at the idea stage due to the demand to develop solutions swiftly. In the oil and gas industry, rapid prototyping is an essential phase in design verification, however, it can be a costly and time-consuming process if not done correctly. Rapid prototyping and 3D printing are inextricably linked. 3D printing technology allows engineers to find flaws in their designs, 3D printing helps them manufacture several iterations, and modify component designs overnight to meet deadlines.

The use of 3D printing to produce manufacturing and end-use parts is becoming increasingly common in the oil and gas industries. Engineers learned that 3D printing is an ideal choice for low-volume production since it can make custom, complex, and stronger parts quicker than standard manufacturing processes.

Apart from an engineering perspective, trade exhibitions are a great platform for the oil and gas industry to represent opportunities to gain media exposure, grow brand awareness, and to do business. Many industry professionals attend trade exhibitions to showcase their technologies, models, products, and services.

To stand out at such events, a creative strategy is essential because many businesses attend such events to seek the attention of potential clients.

3D Printed Oil & Gas Model
Oil & Gas Model 3D Printed By Proto21 for Exhibition

It is difficult to bring full-size oil and gas products and services to such events, unlike some other industries in the world. Due to the costs of shipping, storing, and complying with the import restrictions, an international company will have trouble presenting huge heavy pieces of machinery like pressure control.

3D printing technology advancements enable businesses to deliver enhanced presentations at the oil and gas trade exhibitions. Businesses can use rapid prototyping to develop exact 3D printed scale replicas of their products and machinery. Furthermore, scale model product demonstrations can highlight product features and their functioning. Such exact demonstrations enable organizations to highlight the uniqueness of their model’s attributes in more depth.

Oil & Gas Model
3D Printed Demonstration Model of an Oil & Gas Refinery Plant

Proto21 worked with many big names in oil and gas industries such as ADNOC group, NOV, Mcdermott, Dragon Oil, SPEC, ENOC just to name a few. We created small parts in low-volume production to large models such as ADNOC Drill Bits. At Proto21, our 3D printing technologies allow us to create extremely detailed and precise scaled presentation models. We provide a full suite of solutions for our clients that include:

  • 3D design engineering
  • On-demand additive manufacturing
  • Rapid prototyping services
ADNOC Drill Bits
Drill Bits for ADNOC Group (Displayed in front of ADNOC Headquarters)

Our all-encompassing approach to 3D printed model displays guarantees that you have the finest solution for your trade exhibition needs. This can range from custom paint job and branding to delivery and installation.

We walk our clients through every step of the process to ensure they get accurate scale models that draw attendees to their booth and engage them in conversation. We have the skills, knowledge, and expertise in 3D printing technology to help our clients create something that stands out in the eyes of potential clients as 3D printing service providers in the MENA region.

3D Printed Prop Of A Gun

3D Printed Prop Of A Gun

In recent years, 3D Printing is also known as additive manufacturing has revolutionized how things are done behind the curtains in the movie-making industry. Skyfall, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Thor: The Dark World are just a few of the movies that have used 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies. 3D printed props have been utilized in a wide range of ways in these films, and there are several reasons why producers are increasingly having props 3d printed. The high-quality resolution, quick turn-around times, scalability, and better customization or design adjustments are just a few of the benefits of adopting 3D printing in the prop and movie industry.

Apollo 11 replica, parts of the capsule were printed on a BigRep One V3. Source: All3dp.com
Apollo 11 replica, parts of the capsule were printed on a BigRep One V3. Source: All3dp.com

3D printed Prop Models are not only suitable for background movie objects, but they are also suitable for home décor or display pieces in any industry. At Proto21, we are always excited to take movie prop projects and add them to our portfolio arsenal, and we have worked on myriads of prop models such as Honeycomb structure for short honey commercial, Blue Soccer Balls for PEPSI Co, and much more. Not too long ago, we received an inquiry about a Prop for IDEX 2021 Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The client wanted a replica of the actual design, we accepted the challenge and gathered our expert designers to replicate the images into 3D Models. In the design phase, we referenced the images all over the internet to replicate every detail pixel by pixel. After creating the exact design, we created shop drawings and realistic renders to show them to the client. Thanks to our expert 3D designers’ team the shop drawings and renders got approved straight away by the client.

3D Printed Prop of a Gun
Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

In the production phase, we understand our clients’ requirements and expectations, we used myriads of materials and technologies to achieve the best possible results. This is why at Proto21, we work with different advanced 3D software, most of which was awarded to us by the Autodesk software impact program due to the positive impact of our work, you can read more about our Autodesk program here (https://www.autodesk.com/sustainability/technology-impact-program). We used multiple 3D printed technologies such as FDM 3D Printers, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and SLA 3D printing to print the models in multiple parts and high-quality detail. We made fake bullets as well to compliment the actual model.

Prop Replica of Gun Bullets
Prop Gun Model (Bullet Replica) 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

In the post-processing phase, our hard-working post-processing team applied export quality paint to give the model a realistic look, after painting each part we compiled the model together and added real chains to finish the realistic feel of the model. The final model turned out so realistic that we had to convince people that it was not real but only a prop for the exhibition, they believed only when they touched and felt the polymers of the model. The whole project was completed in just 15 calendar days. In the end, we created an incredibly detailed, exact showpiece replica of the real thing using different techniques and 3D Printing technologies. Because of our in-house expertise and brilliant multi-disciplinary team, only Proto21 can deliver such high-quality work in such a short amount of time in the MENA.

 

Final Model Size: 1.65 Meters (Real Scale)

Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition
Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

 

3D Printed Agdam – The Ghost Town of Azerbaijan Project

3D Printed Agdam – The Ghost Town of Azerbaijan Project

Agdam is a fascinating town in Azerbaijan with a rich history and it is part of a disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Agdam is now a ghost town, abandoned as a result of an American-Azerbaijan. The settlement of Agdam was 26 kilometers (16 miles) from the region’s capital, Stepanakert (Khankendi). During its time as part of the USSR, the population continuously increased, and by 1991, 32,900 people resided there.

Agdam Ruins
Agdam Azerbaijan Source: Wikimedia Commons

Why Agdam?

Azerbaijani Government wants to rebuild/restore the Agdam area. Therefore, the city’s master plant was required, according to which eight adjacent villages will be combined with Agdam. It will be rebuilt as a green energy zone and will be based on a “Smart City” idea. There will be a big green belt covering 125 hectares, as well as an artificial lake, canals, and bridges, within the city. Motorways, pedestrian, and bike routes will be available throughout the city, and public transportation will be powered by electricity.

What was Proto21 role in the project?

We did what we always do best, “3D Printing”. In simple words we 3D printed Agdam, “The ghost town” of Azerbaijan. You must be wondering how? We received detailed footage recorded with the help of a drone. The footage covered the majority of the area the footage which gave us a better understanding of structures, terrains, and some foliage of the ruins. With the help of Google Earth with the combination of drone footage, our talented designers were able to replicate the entire area in 3D. Initially, we 3D printed small structures of ruins and buildings using different 3D printing technologies such as HP Multi Jet Fusion, SLA, and FDM 3D printing. (Refer to the image below)

3D Model of Agdam
3D Model of Agdam designed by Proto21
3D Printed Parts
Small 3D Printed Parts of Agdam

Accuracy is always a key element of every scale model, and this scale model project is no different than the rest. With the help of Google Earth, Google Maps, and advanced 3d software we accurately measured the main and surrounding areas to scale it down to 1: 750. We understand our clients’ requirements and expectations and our scale modelers use their expert craftsmanship, along with different 3D printing technologies, CNC, Laser cutting, 3D modeling, and landscape design. The model size was 2.5m x 3m and printed in tiles. Every detail in the scale model was emphasized to make it look as realistic as possible.

Block Of Agdam Model
3D Printed Block of Agdam Model

The whole project was completed in just 7 weeks starting from the design to production and custom paint job. We produced the scale model in tiles which were carefully shipped to Azerbaijan and later it was assembled there. With the help of 3D Printing technologies and traditional scale modeling methods, we made extremely detailed precise to scale, state-of-the-art models. Only Proto21 can bring out great quality work in such a short lead time in the MENA region because of our in-house capabilities and talented multi-disciplinary team. We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being professionals in engineering, medical, architectural designs, and scale modeling, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. We are committed to providing top-notch and high-end manufacturing services to our customers. We currently provide the most diverse range of 3D printing service choices in Dubai, UAE. To reach out us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn:  Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

 

Large 3D Printed Dragon Model With a Globe

Large 3D Printed Dragon Model With a Globe

A dragon is a legendary mythical creature that has appeared in the folklore of many cultures throughout the world. In western cultures, dragons have been shown as winged, horned, four-legged, and capable of breathing fire since the Middle Ages. They have always been fascinating mythical creatures for many. Similarly, our client who is an interior contracting company reached out with an inquiry for a 3D printed Dragon. Proto21 is no stranger to the dragon projects, in past, Proto21 has successfully worked on a similar type of model for Ajlani Motors, their 3D printed model shows a dragon emerging from the egg which is a logo and inspiration for the Ajlani Drakuma Supercar as shown in the picture below.

3D Printed Dragon Model for Ajlani Motors
3D Printed Dragon Model for Ajlani Motors

Similarly, our client wanted a 3D printed dragon in a specific pose holding a globe and provided us with the rough pencil sketch. At Proto21 we love challenges, after receiving the rough sketch of the dragon we knew it would be a challenging task. However, after being approached by the client on understanding our capabilities and entrusting us with such a unique project they knew we would be the only 3D printing company in the MENA region who are capable of pulling this off. Therefore, we took the challenge and went on the urgent meeting internally and started the project as soon as we received the green light from the client. At first, we started improving the project with better sketches as it acts as a basic foundation that relies on arts and décor. We needed to improve the dragon’s posture for durability and its personality for eye-popping details. Our talented designers at Proto21 modify online 3D files to give the model jaw-dropping details without compromising on its quality.

3D Printed Purple Globe
3D Printed Purple Globe for Dragon Model

 

The entire model was 3D printed with various parts using multiple 3D printing technologies such as the advanced HP MJF 3D printers along with SLA technology. Our highly experienced and skilled post-processing team carefully complied the multiple 3D printed parts together and later finished the dragon with an extreme level of details and finishing to Dragon itself as well as to the Globe which the dragon was holding. The painting job was done with top-quality European imported paint to achieve the final look and perfect finishing in 3 colors. The whole project was completed with a record-breaking internal time of just 10 days only from receiving the sketch to the installation on-site!

Large 3D Printed Model with globe
Final Result of 3D Printed Dragon Grasping Globe

The model is a perfect example of Proto21’s ability as a 3D Printing farm to meet our client’s needs by combining diverse technologies and expertise such as 3D printing, model design and making detailed post-processing, and other high end finishing services to integrate all of the designs aesthetic and practical aspects.

3D Printed Dragon After Installation
3D Printed Dragon After Installation

Want to work with us?

When it comes to 3D printing, was are one of the best 3D printing service providers in the MENA region. We use FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. With us, you will always find what you are searching for.

We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being professionals in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. Our company also offers its know-how to firms that are considering leaping additive manufacturing. To reach us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or send us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn: Proto21

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3.5M tall Drill Bits for ADNOC Headquarters in Abu Dhabi

3.5M tall Drill Bits for ADNOC Headquarters in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is an oil company owned by the state of The United Arab Emirates (UAE). ADNOC is the world’s 12th largest oil company by production and it is one of the most dynamic, and influential petroleum companies in the world. There are sixteen subsidiary firms under ADNOC Group in the upstream, midstream, and downstream stages of production and it is a gas development company that works on both onshore and offshore gas fields. ADNOC headquarters skyscraper is located in one of the most prominent urban sites, in Abu Dhabi, a double skin façade, solar glazing, and outside LED lighting are among the building’s energy efficiency and sustainable technical features. The building complex was designed by HOK, has over 75 stories, and includes an office tower, corniche club, crisis management center, historical museum, and other support facilities.

ADNOC Headquarters
ADNOC Headquarters Image by ADNOC Group

ADNOC is a reputable petroleum company and Proto 21 3D Printing L.L.C was honored to work with such a company on a high-profile project employing ADNOC drill bits.

Inspired by the original, Proto21 designed, 3D printed, and mounted iconic three drill bits at ADNOC Group headquarters in Abu Dhabi. These large replicas of drill bits stand 3 meters tall and were manufactured in sections by using 3D printing technology and Polystyrene resin material. The models were shipped in pieces and later assembled on-site by following structural analysis and 3D designs.

ADNOC Drill Bit
Large ADNOC Drill Bits Displayed In front of Their Headquarters

Apart from large 3.5 drill bits, Proto21 3d printed medium size replicas of the original 600kg behemoth which were previously displayed in the lobby of ADNOC headquarters. The replicas that we 3D printed not only weigh 16kg but were also safe and easy to move around. Our 3d printed replicas can be placed anywhere, even on the glass side table for display purposes.

3D Printed Replicas
3d Printed Replicas of Large ADNOC Drill Bits showcased inside the Headquarters

Furthermore, we 3D printed 150 miniature drill bit trophies for ADNOC Group Industries without compromising the look and feel of the original drill bits. We took one week to produce 150 miniature trophies; with the help of different 3D printing technologies and expert post-processing, we were able to achieve an extreme level of detailing and precision.

Want to work with us? 

When it comes to 3D printing, we are one of the most flexible providers, offering a wide range of technologies and materials. We use FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. With us, you will always find what you are searching for.

We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being professionals in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. Our company also offers its know-how to firms that are considering leaping additive manufacturing. To reach us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or send us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn: Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

3D Printed Conveyor System Roller For ACME

3D Printed Conveyor System Roller For ACME

Unsustainable resources have always been important in business and trade, and they continue to be to this present day. When it comes to demonstrating how these resources can be supplemented by cutting-edge technology, the roller conveyor proves to be the ideal illustration. The conveyor system is designed to provide cost-effective and flexible service to the utility. The roller conveyor system has shown its efficiency and effectiveness in a variety of applications, including food outlets, packing warehouses, transportation companies, and other conveying workstations.

A conveyor system is capable of transporting items, raw materials, packaged boxes, products, and other items from one location to another within the same premises or warehouse, and is used in a variety of industries as a primary tool for material handling. In general, the conveyor roller system is useful for all sizes of organizations that deal with the transportation of big boxes, sharp items, and bulky products.

HP Roller
Original Conveyor Roller Image

One of the leading logistics companies & warehouse automation solution providers in UAE “ACME” reached out to us for a 3d printed solution for conveyor systems. They wanted reliable and robust prototype solutions to replace the old rollers for a company like DHL. With only images received from ACME, our dedicated team helped the company by creating 3D designs. After creating the 3D designs, we reverse-engineered the 3d models to make the new design better and robust than the original parts. The first design was tested and improved with multiple prototypes to improve the performance, durability, and speed of the conveyor system then a batch of low-volume production (100 Pieces in total) was executed to replace all the damaged rollers for “ACME”.

We 3D printed the Conveyor system with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printed using PA12 Nylon material, which is a highly efficient polymer powder that can produce strong, functional, and complex parts. The results turned out better than the originals, the final parts were not only stronger, reliable, and durable but had improved speed.

3D Printed Conveyor Roller
3D Printed Conveyor Roller – Low-Volume Production

We are turnkey 3d printed solution providers in the MENA region, offering a wide range of technology and materials when it comes to 3D printing. We offer FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. Being professional in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we understand the needs of every client and help them get their desired models throughout the whole process. To reach out us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn:  Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

Functional 3D Printed Parts in Automotive Industry

Functional 3D Printed Parts in Automotive Industry

Car manufactures have mostly used 3D printing technologies in the automotive industry to create automotive prototypes to examine the shape and fit over the past few decades. Is it still the case today?

Recently, electric cars and self-driving cars have already become a part of our lives, and are becoming mainstream by many drivers. Automakers are looking for new prospects and materials to catch up with other industries due to the rapid change in the economy and increasingly demanding consumers. In this environment, necessity breeds creativity. The automotive industry was one of the first to use 3D printing technology. It is now possible to print high-quality end-user products like car interior parts.

The first technology used for building car parts was selective laser sintering or binder jetting. This allowed automakers to develop parts that were aesthetically pleasing, however, using that technology has a major drawback as it is not durable and could not be utilized for a long period.

According to engineering.com, there are more robust materials for automotive 3d printing available on the market, such as Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), which can not only be used for 3d printing prototypes but can also be used by end-used parts and it has become more affordable and mainstream now.

3D printing technology for automotive parts has the potential to revolutionize the industry, it can replace expensive and long lead-time CNC production. 3D printed parts are cheaper and take less time to produce in-house. 3D prototyping can also help to shorten turnaround times at all phases of the production process, and it can provide greater flexibility.

At Proto 21, we are capable of manufacturing customized body kits, functional automotive parts which can be used as end products. We can replicate any automotive parts by reverse engineering with our in-house design capabilities for car restoration projects. Proto21 has created, designed, reversed engineered, and 3D printed numerous parts for the automotive industry, including car dashboards, 3D printed knob controls, rim center logo replacements, 3d printed automotive hood ornaments, and custom screen enclosures for car dashboards.

3D Printed Dashboard
3D Printed Dashboard for Automotive Client

We can make bespoke body kits and functioning vehicle parts suitable for end-use using in-house design expertise. We have many successful projects in the automotive industry one of which is “Elite Dash” we received an inquiry from a passionate local in UAE who wanted to create a product called “Elite Dash” which is the monitor for upgraded high-performance Nissan Petrol. Proto21 designed a custom model with fir outs of electronics and after prototype approval a low volume production of 25 sets.

Elite Dash getting installed in Nissan Petrol
Elite Dash getting installed in Nissan Petrol

In addition to “Dash Elite”, we customized and 3d printed dashboard of classic “Range Rover”, our client reached out to us with the old dashboard part and wanted us to reverse engineer it. We reverse-engineered the dashboard to give it a modern look with an identical fitting to the original piece. We used HP Multi Jet Fusion technology and high-quality European imported paint to give the high-quality finish.

Do you want to customize your ride?

At Proto21, we have a wide range of materials to pick from along with the most advanced 3D printing technologies such as HP Multi Jet Fusion, SLA, Color Jet Printing, and FDM printers. We are the perfect 3d printing company with expert knowledge in automotive and designs. With us, you will always find what you are searching for. To reach us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or send us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

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