“WORLD CLASS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH HOMETOWN SERVICE”

We don’t just provide parts - we get fully engaged with our Customers throughout the entire Product Development process – from Design Conception to Prototype, from Prototype to Production. Utilizing our Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology, we are able to create parts from a variety of Production Grade Thermoplastic Materials to manufacture prototype and low volume production part requirements.

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FDM PROCESS

"WORLD CLASS QUALITY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH HOMETOWN SERVICE"

WHAT IS IT

A solid based additive manufacturing process that utilizes Production Grade Thermoplastic materials to build a 3D Model Part, layer by layer.

HOW DOES IT WORK

• 3D CAD Data in STL File format is used to create a math model of the part. This data is then fed into GTechnologies Stratasys Fortus 400MC FDM machine and the process begins.

• The actual material is in filament form, stored in a canister and fed directly to a heated extrusion nozzle. The material is then melted in the heated nozzle and applied, layer by layer onto the build platform to create the 3D Model Part.

WHAT ARE FDM APPLICATIONS

• Concept Models: Test fit, form and function and communicate design intent immediately.
• Functional Prototypes: Durable prototypes that can be used for functional testing.
• End Use Parts: Low volume production without the tooling expense and long lead times.
• Manufacturing Tools: Quickly manufacture jigs, fixtures, tooling masters and production tooling without CNC Machining.

WHAT INDUSTRIES USE FDM

• Aerospace
• Automotive
• Commercial
• Consumer Products
• Industrial
• Medical

WHAT ARE IT'S ADVANTAGES

• The variety of materials that can be used.
• The FDM process allows GTechnologies to produce parts from a multitude of material types and colors:   

• Several grades of ABS
• PC, PC-ABS
• ULTEM
• Nylon 12
• Many more (please refer to our Material Section for much more information)
• Parts made by GTechnologies through the FDM process are ideal when demanding functional, temperature sensitive and/or durability testing requirements are needed.
• FDM is an excellent process for Engineers that require final production material characteristics – Fit, Form and Function
• Freedom of Design – FDM allows the Part Designer the opportunity to design in complex features.
• Undercuts
• B-Side Detail
• Internal Detail Features
• Production intent parts can be manufactured using the GTechnologies FDM process. The high performance materials we offer create the possibility of producing Low Volume production runs or limited quantity Custom Parts.
• Design changes on the fly – part design changes can be made instantly, eliminating the time and cost of having to incorporate tooling changes prior to part manufacturing, you will be able to see the effects of the changes immediately.

 

Fortus 250mc

3d Printer
FORTUS 250MC pairs fine Layer Resolution with a Larger Build Envelope and give you the power to fine-tune every aspect of prototype production. Imagine faster, more effective Product Testing and Development, all in an Easy-To-Use, Office Friendly System.

Fortus 400mc

3d Printer
For Stringent Functional Testing you need the agility to adjust every Build Parameter. From Size and Orientation to Layer Thickness, the FORTUS 400MC 3D Production System puts you firmly in control.

Thermoplastics - Materials

The engineering-grade thermoplastics production allows this system can take care of a growing list of applications in prototyping, tooling and manufacturing of low volume 3D.

ABS M30

Material
Up to 25% to 70% Stronger than Standard ABS.

ABS-ESD7

Material
Strong thermoplastic with static dissipative properties.

ABSi

Material
Superior strength and translucent in color.

ABS M30i

Material
Well suited For the Medical, Food Packaging and Pharmaceutical industries.

ASA

Material
Especially suited for outdoor commercial infrastructure use.

PC

Material
Highly accurate, durable and stable suitable for component testing.

PC-ISO

Material
Biocompatible and can be GAMMA or EtO Sterilized.

PC-ABS

Material
One of the most widely used industrial thermo-plastics.

ULTEM

Material
A flame retardant high performance thermo-plastic.

Nylon 12

Material
Offers unparalleled toughness and strength and a simple, clean process.

Contact

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Location


GTechnologies
142 Wayne Street
Pontiac, MI 48342

Phone


(248) 514-1829
Located in Southeast Michigan we are in the heart of the many industries we serve.

- Aerospace

- Automotive

- Consumer Products

- Industrial

- Medical

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