Published: 31st August 2018
What is a 3D printer?
A 3D printer can print anything. It can make ceramic cups to even plastic toys. Ken's Yamaha offers repair services and replacement parts. 3D printing allows us to accurately create repair parts that will surely fit your motorcycle perfectly, click here to see what we mean. 3D printing also allows us to give you a more personalized repair service and parts. You will definitely have a motorcycle that will be unique to you.
Why do you call it printing?
If you look at the page where text was printed through a microscope, you will see that the letters are not just laying flatly on the paper. The letters are actually sitting lightly on top of the paper and not just staining the page. The theory goes that if you print the exact same thing on the page, the ink will build up into layers. The more you print, the more it will become a 3D model of the text. That is the idea of how 3D printers work.
How does it work?
Imagine being able to replace a part easily with something better. 3D printing allows you to print the part that was damaged. 3D printing makes production affordable. It also allows the owners to personalize almost anything and everything.
3D printing starts with creating a 3d model in the computer using programs like CAD or Computer Aided Design or any other 3D modeling software. You can create a model from the ground up with the 3D modeling software or use data from a 3D scanner. A 3D scanner creates a digital copy of an object.
3D printing does not limit you from using a single type of material. You can practically make everything using anything. You can print on metals, bioproducts, and even fabrics.
What are the advantages?
Before 3D printing was available, people had to carve everything in wood or stick pieces of plastic to create a prototype. Now, manufacturers can show customers a prototype where the clients can make alterations before it is too late.
3D printing lets you create complex parts which you cannot recreate using traditional manufacturing procedures. It will also make the part to be more customizable. This makes everything uniquely yours. 3D printing allows us at Ken's Yamaha to create parts that will meet your specific needs. Plus, it will also be done speedily. You no longer have to wait for months on end for a single part.
3D printing produces less waste as well since it will only be using the material that is needed for the part. It will not be needing casts or molds. Furthermore, most of the materials that are used for printing can be reused to create more 3D printed items.
With the 3D printing now available in Ken's Yamaha (visit us at kensyamaha.com), your imagination is the limit. Many believe that 3D printing will start a revolution in many of the manufacturing industries. It does not only lower the production costs, but it is cost effective as well. Avail of the 3D printing services of Ken's Yamaha now and have a more customized repair part.
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