Case Studies

Vshaper supports Fakro development

3D print technology supports Fakro development.

The Fakro company which is present on polish and global markets, the worldwide leader in skylights and attic stairs production, joins to the list of VSHAPER  users – the producer of industrial 3D printers.

In 2019 Fakro’s Development and Research department engineers decided to enrich their machinery park with a new industrial 3D printer. Once test prints have been analysed, and all offers have been compared, they agreed on the VSHAPER 500 machine. Print parameters that enriched VSHAPER, as well as quality-price balance,  turned out to be fundamental values. Moreover, Facro specialists appreciate the equipment of VSHAPER 500.

Actively heated chamber and, the print bed;
Exchangeable V-JET heads with a patented nozzle with increased service life.
Vacuated system for build […]

3D Printing in serial production of underwater scooters

Another company joined the group of owners of industrial 3D VSHAPER PRO+ printer. B-4 Association, operating on the market for almost 20 years, cooperates with the manufacturer of underwater scooters looking and acting like props from movies about agent 007. The institution, based in Rzeszów, deals with comprehensive support for projects in the field of education, development and innovation. It also focuses its activities on broad business consulting and auditing. B-4 Association apart from the current support in production processes, also conducts design research aimed at developing a new prototype of the SEACRAFT underwater device.

SEACRAFT underwater scooters are designed for recreational and technical diving at a depth of up to 150 m. It is an additional element of the […]

VERASHAPE Cooperates with Grupa Azoty in the Production of 3D Printing Materials

Grupa Azoty is the largest chemical concern in Poland. Currently, the company is among the leaders in the production of mineral and compound fertilizers in the European Union and chemical products that have their application in many industries. The company has been listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange for several years, and its dynamic development and innovation is the result of long-term investments. Now, Grupa Azoty, in cooperation with the manufacturer of VSHAPER 3D Printers, is getting involved in 3D Printing.

For Grupa Azoty research, development and innovation is not just the latest trend to follow (…) it is actually a very important element of our work – emphasizes Dr. Wojciech Wardacki, President of the Management Board from Grupa Azoty.

One of […]

BGM Produces Machines and Production Lines with 3D Printing Technology

BGM is a company based in Cracow that specializes in the construction of industrial machines, production lines and metrology systems tailor-made to individual needs. The company uses modern control systems by Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Schneider-Modicon, as well as Festo and SMC pneumatics and Balluff, IFM and Keyence sensors in the construction their machines and devices. For quite some time now, BGM’s production processes have been supported by VSHAPER 270 3D Printer.

BGM has already created radial riveting machines, flow test stands, or laser markers which are used in many industries. The company designs and creates control and assembly stations, equipped with industrial robots and modern vision control systems. The company also modernizes existing machines and deals with automation of manual […]

Rapid Tooling in PZL Sędziszów

3D Printing technology for prototyping is now often chosen as an alternative for conventional technologies of tool and equipment manufacturing. In the era of precise 3D Printers and wide range of available materials Rapid Tooling plays an important role in dynamically developing companies for instance in automotive industry, a good example of such a company is PZL Sędziszów S.A. a producer of all types of filters.

PZL Sędziszów S.A. specializes in manufacturing all types of filters. A wide product line includes the following filters: air, oil, fuel, cabin mounted, hydraulic and air driers. The factory has its own R & D Centre where numerous tests and inspections have been carried out since 1960. The quality of their products is in […]

ABB Scientists Get a €6,5 million Grant for their Groundbreaking Project

On July 24th 2017 European Commission decided to co-finance research and development project called “NOVUM” which is implemented by a consortium appointed by ABB. Scientists will jointly develop innovative, automated technology for the manufacture of insulation elements for transformers.

The grant agreement was signed on July 12th 2017. The total budget of the project is € 8.5 million, of which 6.5 million comes from the resources allocated by the European Commission. The “NOVUM” project will last for four years and new, automated methods for the manufacture of insulation elements for cellulosic material transformers will be developed. As a result, both cost and time of production will decrease considerably and the amount of waste generated will be reduced by 60%.

Insulating elements […]

3D Printing as Innovative Bottle Production Support in CP Glass

CP Glass S. A. is a subsidiary to CAN-PACK S.A. and a part of Can-Pack Capital Group – one of the biggest packaging manufacturer in Europe. Together with its subsidiaries it is a manufacturer of wide assortment of the highest quality glass packgagings used in the beer and spirits industries. The company bases its research and development activities on cooperation with domestic and foreign research centers. Since recently, the Research and Development Department is being supported by the VSHAPER 270 Double 3D Printer.

CP Glass S.A. holds its strong position in the market thanks to its high quality products, state-of-the-art technology of production and involvement and high qualifications of their employees. The company also strengthens its position through investments realized […]

VSHAPER GO in Decorative Goods Production

Don-Plast is one of Poland’s leading manufacturers of plastic decorative goods used in designing flats, gardens and balconies. The company continues to expand its customer base by attending international horticultural and landscape architecture exhibitions presenting interesting shapes of flowerpots, bowls and vases. Their production is supported by the VSHAPER GO 3D Printer, designed to shape the reality around us.

Don-Plast is a team of experienced and committed employees with over twenty years of experience. The company was appreciated for the development and the scale of its business and recognized as a “Business Cheetah” in 2015, and also awarded the title of “Reliable Partner”. The company specializes in the production of flowerpots, saucers, bowls, plastic vases, alternatives to ceramics and […]

ISMO is 3D Printing Prototypes

3D Printing technology is well used in prototyping, especially when the product is only to be presented to potential investors and manufacturers of its components. The founders of ISMO start-up (Interactive System for Medicine On-Line) have successfully tried out the VSHAPER for their 3D Printing.

The ISMO idea is the accurate, secure and immediate recording of disease and its transfer to the GP’s office for medical consultation.
We value solutions based on needs more than needs created only to sell solutions. Creating ISMO we are primarily concerned with making it easier for people to consult with a physician based on photos or depiction of the disease prepared by the patient himself, without queues or leaving home – says Joanna Borowska, the […]

HZG Studies Hybrid Structures with 3D Printing Technology

While energy efficiency is becoming the overriding goal of virtually every industrial company, many research institutes are conducting studies into materials and solutions which can help conserve raw materials and energy resources. Among such institutes is the German Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht which is using VSHAPER PRO 3D Printer to analyse metal-polymer hybrid structures.

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht focuses on development and testing of especially lightweight and advanced engineering materials which when used in industry can considerably improve the effectiveness of energy use in production processes. An overriding goal of the institute is to conserve raw materials and energy resources.

The development of new materials and fabrication techniques has become a matter of success for different industries, such as transportation, medical appliances and civil engineering. […]