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What can a 3D printer make?

Most of us have learned about the potential of 3D printing at some point. However, in this guide, we provide insights into the history and reality of 3D printing — the methods, materials, and applications — as well as predictions about where it could be headed in the future. What is 3D printing? 3D printing […]
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Summum chooses Prodways

Summum chooses Prodways ProMaker LD-10 from Genistar Genistar is pleased to announce Laboratoire Dentaire Summum’s purchase of two new Prodways ProMaker LD-10 MOVINGLight® 3D Printers. Summum is leading the way in the migration to digital dentistry in Canada, integrating advanced end-to-end digital technologies. “We have been using 3D printing for a number of years. When […]
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Axis Prototypes MMTS Event

As a business partner of Réseau Québec-3D, Axis Prototypes was thrilled to once again participate in the MMTS 2018 conference as an exhibitor. We displayed the latest 3D Printing capabilities and materials for Rapid Prototyping and Short Run Production to the 5000 manufacturing professionals attending the conference. From metal 3D Printing to design and additive […]
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Marketing prototypes for CONGELATO

Axis Prototypes built using its SLA and SLS 3D Printing technologies the marketing prototypes for the CONGELATO product, an interesting new product designed to serve cold food and beverages that will be the subject of a KICKSTARTER campaign shortly. The models delivered by Axis served to produce the pictures and video used to promote the […]
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Export .stls from CAD software

A step by step guide on how to Export .stls from CAD software This is a guide to help indiviuals export stl files from various CAD software. It lists step by step ways to export 3D Print ready files from CAD software such as Solidworks, Solid Edge, Blender , AutoCAD, and Rhino, just to name […]
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Genistar distributes SLA DLP 3D Printers

MONTREAL, Quebec (June 9, 2014) – Genistar, sister company of Axis Prototypes in Montreal, has entered into an agreement with Prodways of France to distribute and service its line of high-capacity industrial grade 3D Printers in North America. The printers distributed under the agreement are the ProMaker L series, which represent one of two classes […]
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Genistar Finalizes Prodways 3D Printer Showroom

Sister company Genistar, a distributor of 3d printers from Prodways, has finalized its showroom where it is currently featuring an operational Prodways ProMaker L5000, which boasts one of the fastest printing speeds in the category of DLP (Digital Light Processing) printers. The 300-square-foot showroom will give prospective buyers an opportunity to get a first-hand look […]
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Prodways 3D Printing at Lab Days 2015

Genistar represents Prodways 3D Printing solutions at Lab Days 2015 Lab Days is being held in Chicago February 27 and 28, and is a premier event for Dental Laboratories seeking the latest development in technologies.   Genistar will be located at Booth B56 during this event to present the Prodways line of 3D Printing solution […]
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Congelato kickstarter campaign

Axis Prototypes delivers prototypes for the congelato kickstarter campaign Axis Prototypes built using its SLA and SLS 3D Printing technologies the marketing prototypes for the CONGELATO product, an interesting new product designed to serve cold food and beverages that will be the subject of a KICKSTARTER campaign shortly. The models delivered by Axis served to […]
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Genistar becomes distributor for Prodways

Prodways will exhibit at RAPID 2014, the premier North American 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing trade show in Detroit, MI from June 10th to June 12th. PRODWAYS will present for the first time to the US market its new product lineup of 3D printing manufacturing systems incorporating the company’s unique MOVINGLight® Technology, first introduced to […]
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The democratization of 3D printing

I like big box retail stores as much as anyone. I can go there and see what new products are available: A new ceramic vase or plastic storage bin or even a cast iron door mat with a train on it. These are all out there. If it is at my retailer, it is surely […]
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3D Printing and the Future of Orthopedics

Slowly but surely, 3D printers are revolutionizing the world. While most of the population is enjoying the ability to create instant prototypes, spare appliance parts or one-of-a kind art projects, the medical world has been looking at ways to use 3D printers to turn debilitating conditions into minor inconveniences. Particularly in the field of orthopedics, […]
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Benefits of 3D Printing

The world of 3D printing is still in its infancy. Printing in three dimensions has always been something found in science fiction, but never thought possible until recent years. The ability to print an object in its entirety and hold it in your hands is still quite the technological marvel. While the practice of 3D […]
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3D Printing Used to Develop Bicycles

The subject of 3D printing has spent the last year gaining a lot of new attention. What was once a niche field with limited capacities is now starting to find its way into a variety of different industries and applications. One area where 3D printing has started to find increased use is in bicycle development. […]
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The Future of 3D Printing in Dental Offices

Every year, millions of adults and children receive dental implants. While these implants may be used for a variety of reasons, people often receive dental implants after dental trauma, to correct a hereditary dental problem or for aesthetic reasons. Most modern dentists must create a physical mold in order to create dentures or an artificial […]
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Large bug eyes for the Montreal insectarium

Axis Prototypes delivers large bug eyes for the montreal insectarium Montreal, Quebec, Aug 24, 2009 — AXIS Prototypes, working closely with Prisme 3, a prominent Montreal arts design company, delivered two large replicas of dragonfly eyes to the Montreal Insectarium for the grand opening of the new discovery space “BuzzGround” . Built using a clear […]
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Architectural model of telescope, building & facilities

Axis Prototypes creates architectural model of telescope, building & facilities Axis Prototypes is pleased to be working with the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA) for the realization of a 1:144 scale model of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. This model is one of Canada’s contributions to TMT, an international partnership […]
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Guru Bikes creates rapid prototype

Guru Bikes creates rapid prototype for tradeshow to pre-book orders Montreal, Quebec, Nov 11, 2009 – When Michael McGinn, head of design at Guru bikes, needed a Rapid Prototype of the new CRONO 2.0 bicycle, he called AXIS prototypes, Canada’s largest rapid prototype / rapid manufacturing service center.   The GURU product development team had […]
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Axis rapid prototypes helps Teknion

Axis rapid prototypes helps Teknion win best of NEOCON Award for FXTM accessories Montreal, Quebec, Canada July 26 2010 — When folks in the product development industry think of additive manufacturing applications, office furniture seldom comes to mind. Many of us are still under the guise that this technology is only cost effective for smaller […]
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Are You “PRO” Prototypes?

Are You “PRO” Prototypes? If Not, Here Are Some Reasons That May Change Your Mind With rapid prototyping (RP) constituting the bulk of all 3D printing applications, we at Axis Prototypes thought it would be a good idea to spell out why RP has become so attractive among manufacturers, laboratories, and product marketing companies. To […]
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Clearing Up the Hype Behind 3D Printing

Dubbed ‘Manufacturing 2.0’ and a prominent member of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) club, 3D printing has exploded onto the scene ever since the patents for two of its key technologies expired at the end of the 2000s, ushering in a score of service suppliers and printer manufacturers in the marketplace. Simply search “3d prints” […]
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