March 13, 2020
Skeptical attitudes towards additive technologies are not so rare. They say industrial machines that can be really helpful are very expensive, and the rest of the available equipment will only work for printing household items or children’s toys. The experience of 2050.AT – a division of Transmashholding / Lokotech Group of Companies, the largest Russian manufacturer of railway equipment – proves this idea wrong.
2050.AT produces functional component parts and prototypes for locomotive facilities and transport engineering enterprises. Its production is mainly based on additive technologies, but the company is also exploring new directions, such as metal spraying, laser cladding and plasma surfacing.
They have recently made a sleeper transfer (“strelnik” in Russian), which is intended for transfer rail tracks, using 3D printers.
2050.AT bought their first 3D printers, the Raise3D Pro2 that comes with 2 extruders, about a year ago. Igor Konovalov, Technical Director of 2050.AT, and Andrey Stepanov, Manager of their additive technologies projects, told Raise3D about their experience and explained some of the subtleties of using 3D technologies in transport engineering.
The team at 2050.AT answered questions for Raise3D about their experience with their in-house Pro2 3D printers. To see some of their progress photos, in-depth description about their solutions, and more of their projects, the article can be found here.
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Shop3D.ca is excited to announce Zmorph is being added to our lineup of professional 3D printers. The Zmorph FAB is an excellent 3-in-one tool with quick swap heads that offer single or dual extrusion 3D printing, CNCing, laser cutting & engraving.
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Formlabs Ambassadors are globally recognized 3D printing leaders who use Formlabs products and services to push boundaries, bring ideas to life, and create new solutions to existing problems. We're proud to announce Ozzie Correia, founder of Ozaero Custom Designs, as a Shop3D Formlabs Ambassador.
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