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Sigmasoft identifies ideal

Sigmasoft Virtual Molding helps to find the ideal configuration of part, mold and process in one calculation.

New solution to improve 3D

New additive manufacturing process simulation helps predict distortion and shrinkage during the 3D printing process and helps avoid these issues by automatically generating a compensated model.

Kroenert's LabCo can be tested

Kroenert, a leader in the manufacture of customized coating and laminating systems, delivered a multifunctional coating system for research- and test purposes to the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC) in Mumbai, India - a dedicated space for rapid prototyping of new innovative packaging structures.


Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Increasingly complex plastic parts, which need to meet economical as well as ecological standards, pose an enormous challenge for injection molders. Tools like the virtual DoE, featured by the Sigmasoft®Virtual Molding Technology, help rising to these challenges.

Registration is now open for

Registration is now open for TCT Show, a world-leading design-to-manufacturing event delivering business-critical insights on 3D printing, additive manufacturing, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection as well as conventional manufacturing processes such as moulding, casting and CNC machining.

Virtual tool alloy selection

Rating benefits of costly tool alloys for improved part quality and cycle time.

EuroMold 2011 - exhibiting

The 18th EuroMold, World Fair for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Application Development, will take place Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2011.

New powders to challenge the

Rhodia is announcing the upcoming launch of polyamide (PA) powders for rapid prototyping and small series manufacturing by selective laser sintering (SLS). This is the first time that PA 6 powders are offered for direct part fabrication by SLS. The range will be extended to include PA 66 powders in the coming months.

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