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August 31, 2018

Protecting, preserving, and presenting an American architectural icon

The team-up of modern stereolithography technology and materials can produce some truly stunning results. This case study features a detailed architectural model built by one of RP America's customers, Applied Rapid Technologies, using a...

August 17, 2018

Top 5 Customer Questions About UnionTech Equipment and RP America

UnionTech stereolithography equipment plus installation, service, and support from us here at RP America offers a unique value proposition in the industrial 3D printing industry. We’ve been talking to people about UnionTech for quite awhile now,...

August 15, 2018

Materialise Expands Stereolithography Capacity with UnionTech PILOT 450

Materialise has added a UnionTech PILOT 450 to the stereolithography 3D printing equipment lineup at their Plymouth, Michigan 3D printing facility. The PILOT 450, with a 17.7 x 17.7 x 15.7 inch build envelope and maximum of 12 m/s build speed,...

June 07, 2018

High Precision Parts on UnionTech Stereolithography Equipment

Stereolithography is one of the most accurate 3D printing technologies. RP America recently built a series of parts for a customer on the UnionTech PILOT 250 stereolithography 3D printer with the goal of demonstrating the extreme accuracy and...

May 17, 2018

Smart Design for Additive Manufacturing: How to Lightweight 3D Printed Parts

Part 1  of our Think Differently Series: Smart Design for Additive Manufacturing. Look for the next installment of the series in the coming weeks.

April 24, 2018

RP America and UnionTech Partnership Leads the Way to Expansion of Stereolithography Adaptation and Applications

Since UnionTech stereolithography equipment was introduced to the North American market in 2016, RP America, an additive manufacturing support, service and equipment provider, has been instrumental in the testing of the equipment in the United...

April 23, 2018

UnionTech Expands Range of Production SL 3D Printers With RSPro 1400

The new UnionTech RSPro 1400, a stereolitography 3D printer with a 1400 × 700 × 500 mm (55 x 28 x 20 in) large-frame platform, is targeted at production additive manufacturing users in the automotive, consumer goods and foundry industries for...

March 28, 2018

What “Open Platform” Means for the Additive Manufacturing User

 

We often talk about the “open platform” advantage of the UnionTech stereolithography 3D printing equipment, but how does an open platform for material choice really help the average user? Simply put, it offers freedom—UnionTech equipment can...

March 06, 2018

Enter the UnionTech Additive Manufacturing Design Challenge

Do you or someone you know design for additive manufacturing? Would you like to have your design printed for free on a stereolithography 3d printer? RP America is partnering with Union Tech, Inc. to co-sponsor a challenge for additive...

January 18, 2018

Preserving US History in 3D

Merck Commemorates Significant Contributions to Disease Prevention

When Jeryl Lynn Hilleman was six years old, she fell sick with a disease that was common for children in the 1960s and before—the mumps. What wasn’t typical about this case was...