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Maton Guitars

CHALLENGE: Established in the early 1940’s, Maton is Australia’s longest running and most successful guitar manufacture. In recent years, Maton have explored new shapes, materials and specifications through their research and development. One of the outcomes being the integration of Additive Manufacturing with their conventional processes to manufacture a new bridge pin design. SOLUTION: When Maton…

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Zoetrope Based on Cuphead Videogame

CHALLENGE: Designed by Megafun using the charming and cheeky animated characters of Studio MDHR’s Cuphead videogame, the zoetrope required 270 detailed models for ACMI motion picture exhibition. GoProto is no stranger to mass customisation or volume 3D printing projects.  However, the team identified some concerns relating to the installation of the 1 metre tall zoetrope with each…

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Ropes Edge

CHALLENGE: Ropes Edge is an American start-up company dedicated to supplying innovative safety equipment that protects rope from hazardous abrasive edges used in rescue and rigging systems. Dirk Dorenbros, owner of Ropes Edge, utilises HP MJF 3D Printing for both prototyping and Additive Manufacturing. Based in America, Dirk wanted to expand globally, without incurring distribution…

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Repair of Helicopter Fuselage Hatch

CHALLENGE: NSW rescue helicopter was grounded due to a damaged fuselage hatch. Disruption to foreign supply meant a 10 week delay for replacement parts and a daily $15,000 cost to the operator while the helicopter was out-of-service. A fast, local solution was needed to get the aircraft operational again. SOLUTION: To minimise downtime, WYSIWYG 3D…

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Wysiwyg 3D on Channel 7

3D Scanning and 3D Printing on Channel 7 Usually our engineers are behind the camera 3d scanning the hero but today the hero was 3D scanning and 3D printing. Channel 7 Crew and Reporter Adene Cassidy were interested in doing a story on 3D scanning and 3D Printing – and who best to show them…

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