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Crazy Wisdom

Nov 7, 2022

  1. What type of additive manufacturing machines does the company you work for have?
  2. What is the role of proprietary legal stuff when it comes to additive manufacturing?
  3. What is an EOS machine?
  4. Has Germany always been an additive manufacturer superpower?
    1. Is China taking over from them?
  5. What is a service bureau?
    1. Contract manufacturing
  6. How many interactions with a client on a particular part do you usually do?
    1. 2-3 generally between when the customer needs to test it
    2. 10 builds total over 1-2 years
  7. What is the key thing for helping a customer understand the difference between designing for 3D printing versus traditional manufacturing?
  8. What is 3D printing opening up in terms of novel designs that additive manufacturing opens up?
  9. What is the famous engine fuel nozzle that 3D printing opened up?
  10. What is the difference between consumer 3D printing and custom/industrial 3D printing?
  11. How much does a 3D printing machine for industrial purposes cost?
  12. What does it mean to qualify a part?
  13. What are the machines that have more stability across different service bureaus?
  14. What is a concept laser? Bellow?
    1. These are companies that produce machines
  15. How many people work at your company?
  16. How many competitors do you have?
    1. 2-3 similar service bureaus
    2. What are all the niches for these competitors?
      1. Automotive
      2. Energy
      3. Aerospace
      4. Medical
  17. What type of employees are you using?
  18. What does a lab tech do?
  19. How big are your machines?
  20. Who specializes in larger parts that are produced by 3D printing?
  21. What are the types of geometries that are novel to 3D printing?
  22. How did you get into this?
  23. What is connector manufacturing?
  24. Do you enjoy this field?
  25. How do you work with a customer who has propriety clauses?
  26. What companies are doing the rapid prototyping for consumers?
    1. Exometry
    2. Goprodo
    3. Prodolabs
  27. How did the supply chain crisis from COVID change your business?
  28. What are your thoughts on bringing manufacturing back to the United States?
  29. The materials that you use, how much of it comes from other places in the world?
  30. What types of powders?
    1. 16 different metals
    2. Where is it manufactured?
      1. Finland
  31. What is the relationship between software and hardware when it comes to 3D printing?
  32. What is the support removal?
  33. What is AS9100?