Tales from the Print Bed

How to Measure Filament Left on a Spool

By superadmin / January 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Do you have enough filament?”  Fabbaloo asked yesterday.  When a 3D job loads for the weekend, there is always the concern that it might run out in the middle of a print.  Plural Additive Manufacturing came up with a helpful tool: a quick, rough estimation spreadsheet.  The Excel spreadsheet includes a list of materials, the…

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A-dec Saves $36,000 with One Part

By Matt Fildes / December 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

A-dec saved $36,000 dollars with one part by bringing part production in-house through an industrial 3D printer from 3ntr.  At the same time, the part used only 20% of machine time, and was available for new projects. When asked about their experience, three Plural characteristics  stood out: relational, capable, and quality.  Plural service and its 3ntr…

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Introducing Kisslicer 1.6

By superadmin / October 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Featuring new and advanced capabilities Plural Additive Manufacturing announces the availability of KISSlicer 1.6 for 3ntr printers. KISSlicer is a powerful application with unprecedented functionality  that prepares STL files for optimized, industrial quality additive manufacturing.     NEW ADVANCES WITH KISSLICER 1.6: Adaptive Layer Control In addition to specifying a layer thickness, users can now…

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STEM Team Learns Design for Additive Manufacturing

By Matt Fildes / July 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

It has been great to have Plural AM as a sponsor for Knights STEM Association (KSA). Tom has been an awesome supporter and our boys got to experience the value of 3D printing parts. In the 2015 season Plural printed propeller guards for our Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and also provided some tips to the…

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