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HP MULTI JET FUSION ACCELERATES PRODUCTION FOR INTELLIGENCE INDUSTRY
HP MULTI JET FUSION LEADS TO LIGHTWEIGHT PART PRODUCTION

CUSTOMER AT A GLANCE

Barel develops and manufactures electronics for OEM customers within the markets for the international lighting and heating industry.

THE CHALLENGE

Barel’s stopper for industrial awnings protects doors of commercial shops. The part was initially designed for CNC Machining using gray PVC. Any additional material removed from the original block resulted in an increased part cost.

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INDUSTRY


Industrial



SECTOR


Machinery and Equipment



SIZES


X: 0.79 in / 2.0 cm


Y: 0.79 in / 2.0 cm


Z: 2.56 in / 6.5 cm



VOLUME


0.42 in3 / 6.90 cm3



MATERIAL


HP 3D High Reusability PA 12



POST-PROCESSING


Bead blasting

RESULTS


When production of the part transitioned from CNC Machining to HP Multi Jet Fusion technology, it was redesigned with a hollow interior, which allowed for a lighter weight, a lower cost, and the production of 238 parts per day.