30 Mar Why our tools don’t have vacuum holes

Did you know that we don’t drill holes in our tools? That’s correct! Our tools don’t have any vacuum holes. With no vacuum holes, we are able to vacuum over the entire tool surface, resulting in better part quality. ...

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24 Mar 3 Shipping Pallets in One Week

With our proprietary Catalysis FX™ 3D printed tooling technology, we are able to complete major projects in a short turnaround time. These are 3 large vacuum forming tools capable of making 500 parts each, all completed and ...

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09 Mar What it the cost competitiveness of our 3D Printed Catalysis FX™ tooling?

When it comes to providing tooling for customers, quality & time is a top priority. But, tooling cost is also important! Listen to President & CEO, Darrell Stafford explain why we are so confident in our tooling cost ...

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23 Feb What is the speed of our tooling manufacturing & can you “buy time”?

Speed Of Our Tooling Manufacturing We talk a lot about the significant cost & time reduction that our Catalysis FX™ tooling technology provides for our customers, so we thought it would be helpful to break it down & ...

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16 Feb What was the motivation behind starting Catalysis?

What was the motivation behind starting Catalysis & how are we using 3d printed tooling to disrupt the tooling industry? Catalysis was started because of the opportunity to reduce cost & time for tooling due to the fact that ...

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09 Feb Printed Pockets & Inserts Added To A 3D Printed Tool

Here is another example of all the unique things we can do with 3D Printing! For this project: – We have a Catalysis FX™ vacuum forming tool to make covers – Similar to conventional tooling, we added a printed pocket ...

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21 Jan 16 3D Printed Vacuum Forming Tools on 1 Base

16 different tools on 1 base?! While the 3D printed vacuum forming tooling we make is unique, so are the bases & boxes that make the complete tool! For this project, we provided the customer with a unique design for both the tools ...

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29 Sep 3D Printed Tooling Options : Direct Print vs 3D Printed Tool

Did you know there are different ways to use 3D printed tooling? You can choose to either print one part directly and have the one part or print a tool that can make 1000’s of parts. OPTION 1: 3D PRINT THE PART DIRECTLY  the part is ...

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22 Sep The Many Benefits of Catalysis FX™ Tooling

There are many benefits that come with utilizing our Catalysis FX™ 3D printed tooling technology! Here are just a few to highlight what you can expect with our Catalysis FX™ 3D printed tooling technology. 50% Cost & ...

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25 Aug 6 Vacuum Formed Tools in 48 Hours

A customer recently came to us needing 6 thermoforming tools produced in 4 days due to a last minute design change. We were able to complete 6 Catalysis FX™ vacuum formed tools in just 48 hours! – 6 tools – ...

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