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Common flaws in 3D designs

Posted by Luxexcel on Aug 18, 2016 11:38:22 AM

Common flaws in 3D designs

A large portion of the 3D designs cannot be printed due to flaws. An imprintable 3D design can be fixed by an expert but the most common flaws can be detected and modified by yourself. Below we will explain some common design flaws and how you can detect and fix them.

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Topics: 3D design

Could 3D printing speed up the product development cycle?

Posted by Luxexcel on Aug 17, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Is it possible to reduce time to market?

Can 3D printing be utilized for optics prototyping?

In this article we delve into the possibilities of speeding up the product development cycle with 3D printing.

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Topics: Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototype optics

Posted by Luxexcel on Aug 10, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The manufacturing of optical components through rapid prototyping is a rather new concept. Even though the term already existed, traditional prototype manufacturing methods for plastic optical components were mostly based on technologies aimed at large volume manufacturing.

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Topics: Rapid Prototyping

LED 3D printing: the benefits of 3D printing in the lighting industry

Posted by Luxexcel on Jul 20, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The light manufacturing industry does not just concern one specific product. It covers a wide range of items, ranging from soft, mood-setting bedside lamps to the brightest of industrial fixtures. Even though the lighting industry is considered a rather conventional industry, the field of lighting is in the middle of a real revolution.

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Topics: Lighting

Who needs 3D printing?

Posted by Luxexcel on Jul 13, 2016 12:30:00 PM

In this article we are going to take a look at the usage of 3D printing in industries, but also for consumer use.

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Topics: 3D printing

Designing 3D Printed Optics with OpticStudio and Luxexcel

Posted by Luxexcel on Jul 8, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In May 2016 we did a webinar with Zemax. In this webinar we explained our Printoptical © Technology and how our technology works with OpticStudio.

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Topics: 3D design

Why is 3D printing good?

Posted by Luxexcel on Jun 17, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Just a few years ago, people kind of agreed that 3D printing was greener than conventionally used manufacturing technologies. However, they do not all agree, till the day of today. Society is becoming wiser and also a bit more skeptical.

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Topics: 3D printing

Rapid.Tech 2016 - Day 3

Posted by Luxexcel on Jun 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Yesterday was the last day of the Rapid.Tech 2016 event. It was a good fair with a lot of interaction and enthusiasm. All kinds of people came to the fair, to learn about what’s new in the world of 3D printing, among others. 

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Topics: Events

Optics design

Posted by Luxexcel on Jun 16, 2016 12:30:00 PM

What is optics design? Optics design concerns the process of describing the reflecting or refracting elements in an optical system in order for it to meet a set of performance specifications.

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Topics: Optics

Rapid.Tech 2016 - Day 2

Posted by Luxexcel on Jun 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Once again we had a good day at the Rapid.Tech 2016. Yesterday we had a lot of traffic, ranging from students to optical engineers. Most people were surprised about what is possible with 3D printed optics. Also, a lot of people were amazed at the transparency we offer with 3D printing.

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Topics: Events

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