Urethane/Silicone Casting vs. Plastic Injection Molding

At 3Diligent we work in a variety of manufacturing processes. That’s because they all offer different strengths and weaknesses, and it’s our intention to always provide the best solution possible to our customers. Which brings us to today’s installment of our manufacturing process smackdown series: the key ways that urethane and silicone casting outperforms plastic injection molding. […]

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5 Ways That 3D Printing Crushes CNC Machining

We recently posted a blog on the various ways that CNC Machining currently kicks 3D Printing’s butt. However — as a Digital Manufacturing company that offers both technologies — it’s only fair that we spend a few moments explaining how and why 3D Printing crushes CNC Machining. We will examine this point on the grounds […]

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3Diligent Speaking Schedule

It’s been an exciting year of speaking for 3Diligent that picks up steam again in a few short weeks. 3Diligent’s CEO Cullen Hilkene will be presenting the kickoff keynote address at the 3D Metal Printing Experience and Tech Tour in Novi, Michigan. Arguably the leading conference dedicated to 3D Metal Printing, the conference provides attendees […]

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Four Ways CNC Machining Still Beats 3D Printing

There has been a lot of hype in the last few years for 3D Printing. This is understandable, given its capabilities of delivering geometries that other technologies cannot, and to do so without external intervention — like fixturing. That being said, 3D Printing is not the be-all, end-all for Digital Manufacturing. In fact, CNC Machining, […]

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Powder Bed Fusion vs. Binder Jetting

  Powder Bed Fusion and Binder Jetting are two of the most common classes of metal 3D Printing technology. Each one provides unique advantages and considerations as it relates to meeting the needs of different applications. Powder Bed Fusion has grabbed headlines in the industry for the longest, but binder jetting’s emergence has grabbed its fair share […]

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Takeaways From Our Discussion at Atlantic Design and Manufacturing: 3D Printing Goes Heavy Metal

I had the pleasure of participating in the 3D Printing Goes Heavy Metal session and its panel discussion at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing show this past Wednesday at the Javits Center in New York City. The discussion covered a wide range of metal 3D Printing topics, with a few specific discussions regarding design considerations, overall cost, […]

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