Mack Molding announced at the MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA, that it had invested in two new machines. Mack Molding and sister division, Mack Prototype Inc., have bought two Stratasys FDM machines. The machine at Mack Molding is used primarily for orthopedic applications and can build parts in ABS resin. It can also perform design verification and ensure snap-fit parts are functional, the company says.
The FDM technology at Mack Prototype Inc. enables the printing of large parts (14 x 16 x 14 in.) in resolutions between 0.005 and 0.13-in. thick layers. The company says this is one of the largest build envelopes available through a custom manufacturer in New England. The machine can print parts in either ABS 30i or PC-ABS.