Category Archive: 3D Printing

3D Printing

3D Printing: Creating Fully Functional Medieval Armour Part 1

Here at Hawk Ridge Systems, we have three digital manufacturing labs which are a great place to experience additive manufacturing. The lab’s house some awesome technology in the form of 3D Scanners and Printers. They recently just got the new HP Jet Fusion 3D and asked some of us application engineers to make some designs that…

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A SOLIDWORKS Holiday Ornament Design Challenge is On

Hawk Ridge Systems engineers were put to a challenge – who could design the most interesting Holiday Ornament in SOLIDWORKS 2018. Check out the following ornaments and let us know your favorite. The parameters: The design must fit within a 2 inch cube, hold together as a single structure, not require any assembly, and be…

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3D Printing Case Study: Shift Koncepts

Hung Ngo is a pricing analyst at a law firm by day, but spends his spare time out developing and finding ways to leverage technology. His passion for road racing and experience in the auto-motive industry exposed a gap in the automotive aftermarket. On DCTs (Dual Clutch Transmission), paddle shifters sit behind the steering wheel…

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Markforged: Printer Setup and First Major Print – Part 1

Earlier this year, Hawk Ridge Systems announced a partnership with Markforged, which is a 3D printing company that manufactures hardware capable of printing end use parts. In this first part of our content series, we will be covering the setup and configuration of our Mark Two, which is a printer that has the ability to…

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