Thermwood partners on 3D printed tool with significant cost savings

Thermwood recently collaborated with General Atomics to produce a CNC trim tool with a significant cost savings of around $50,000 when compared to traditional methods.

Using a Thermwood LSAM 10'x20', the tool was printed from ABS (20% Carbon Fiber Filled) in 16 hours. Total machining time was 32 hours.

Total lead time for the part decreased from 6-8 weeks to less than 2 weeks by utilising the powerful LSAM system.

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