News | January 18, 2012

Konica Minolta 3D Scanning Labs Expands Its Services To Include 3D Printing

Konica Minolta 3D Scanning Labs announced recently its new rapid prototyping service. The company is now offering 3D printing services with the addition of 3D Systems' Projet™ HD 3000 3D Production System. The Projet™is ideal for a wide-range of applications including concept development, design validation, form and fit analysis, molding and casting patterns, investment casting of jewelry and other fine feature applications.

In addition to the new rapid prototyping service, 3D Scanning Labs offers high-accuracy 3D scanning and metrology, onsite 3D scanning, reverse engineering to native CAD formats, and dimensional inspection. The new addition of 3D printing services opens up an array of possibilities for prototype testing and development for advanced engineering, manufacturing, and jewelry applications.

"Many of our customers need prototypes", states Jim Clark, Business Manager at Konica Minolta 3D Scanning Labs. "Brining this technology in-house allows us to better serve our customers' needs throughout the duration of their projects. The high quality parts produced by the ProJetare ideally matched to the high quality, high detail 3D scan data our equipment produces."

The Projet™ HD 3000 3D Production System offers the option of two modes, High Definition (HD) and Ultra High Definition (UHD), for applications ranging from prototypes and concepts to direct castable models. For direct castable models of fine jewelry and other components, the UHD mode is unmatched in its ability to handle delicate features and produce detailed parts and patterns. The high speed and exceptional surface quality of the standard HD mode is ideal for a wide variety of applications including concept development, design verification, form-fit testing, and product presentations.

About Konica Minolta 3D Scanning Labs
Konica Minolta's Scanning Lab is a leading provider of 3D scanning services. The 3D Scanning Lab provides flexible in-house service at their state of the art, security enabled and temperature controlled Ramsey, NJ facility. In addition, the 3D Scanning Lab offers on-site staffing and shipping services, which guarantee projects are worked on with the greatest care and expertise. Konica Minolta's 3D Scanning Lab utilizes the incredibly precise Vivid 9i and Range 7 instruments to provide fast, accurate, and affordable results. The team of engineers & technicians work from conception to final product ensuring project vision moves smoothly from concept to reality. Konica Minolta's 3D Scanning Lab offers services in areas such as facial scanning, reverse engineering, part inspection and design & engineering. With over 15 years of 3D hardware manufacturing experience, customers can now look to and depend on Konica Minolta's 3D Scanning Lab for their complete 3D scanning needs.

SOURCE: Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.

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