Boosting Manufacturing Flexibility with 3D Printer Jigs and Fixtures

Remaining agile and competitive during the pandemic requires businesses to explore new manufacturing technologies. 3D printing is a promising option for rapidly creating jigs and fixtures on the production line. This paper aims to provide insight into traditional manufacturing methods and different 3D printing technologies used for producing jigs and fixtures, as well as real-world applications. By understanding the pros and cons of each technology, businesses can be well informed of the benefits from 3D printing including reduced lead times, increased design freedom, and lower costs associated with low-volume production.

  • Jigs and Fixtures Are Widely Used in Manufacturing Lines
  • How Jigs and Fixtures Are Traditionally Made?
  • What Are the Benefits to 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures Tools In-house?
  • Commonly Used 3D Printing Technologies for Rapid Jigs and Fixtures Production
  • Cost Comparison Between FFF 3D Printing and Outsourcing CNC
  • Applications of FFF 3D Printed Jigs and Fixtures
  • Scale Your Manufacturing with Multiple 3D Printers