Interested in learning about 3D printing? Want to see cutting edge technology including the Futurecraft 4D Adidas 3D printed shoe? Please join the August 9th 5:30-6:30pm meeting of the Cedar Valley Additive Manufacturers User Group, located at TechWorks 360 Westfield Ave Waterloo.

Here are the details from Caron 3D:

3D Printing Versus Injection Molding –New Technology Changes the Balance

EDM did not replace the CNC machine. It is another way of removing material from a solid block. Now just about every shop has both types of technology to make molds, inserts or parts. The same can be said for 3D printing or additive manufacturing. It is not a fit for all parts, but it is a fit for some parts.  That list is growing every day. We need to look at the bigger picture.

Carbon, a toolless injection molding machine, is creating a new category of manufacturing and accelerating into production. It is the first company to create non-porous parts from materials, comparable to existing thermoplastics in material properties and stability. At the intersection of hardware, software and molecular science, Carbon enables you to prototype and manufacture parts in same material and technology.


  • Starting Thursday, August 9th, 2018, repeated every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm



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