Greater demand in both the investment casting and industrial rapid prototyping sectors of In’Tech Industries Inc.’s additive manufacturing business resulted in the company’s decision to add another stereolithography (SLA) system. The addition of a 3D Systems IPro 8000 SLA System brings to 13 the number of SLA systems at In’Tech.
“Industrial growth and demand of quick cast investment patterns are on the rise,” commented Randy Stevens, Virtual Translution Manufacturing (VTM) division operations manager. “With our in-house SLA system maintenance and strong engineering expertise, our SLA systems’ downtime is kept to an absolute minimum. These capabilities support our ability to keep our systems tightly maintained and tuned so they consistently provide high-tolerance parts for the investment casting and industrial markets.”
Dylan Tierney, RP/RM Sales person for In’Tech, told PlasticsToday at the company’s RAPID 2012 booth, that “Demand for this technology is getting bigger as more people are getting educated about what it can do. We used to spend a lot of time just educating people, but not so much anymore.”...