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3D Printing Riot Shields

3D Printing Riot Shields

Published 06/08/2020

Amidst all of the protests taking place, R&D Technologies continues to look for solutions through 3D printing. The Narragansett Police Department was facing sparse resources to deal effectively with the riots across Rhode Island state. R&D Technologies helped design and print a riot shield for the department in hopes of adding precaution and safety for...

A New Take On 3D Printed Masks - Customized Mask Fitters

A New Take On 3D Printed Masks - Customized Mask Fitters

Published 05/08/2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the 3D Printing industry has become a prominent figure in helping provide resources to the medical community. The most common application of 3D printing has been creating face shields using a sheet of transparency and a 3D printed visor. However, we know that a face shield alone is not enough to properly...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Published 03/30/2020

Amidst All The Uncertainty, R&D Technologies Is Doing Its Best To Keep Business Flowing As Usual R&D Technologies is taking steps to prioritize the health and safety of our employees while ensuring uninterrupted 3D printing services for our valued customers. We will do our best to support you during these difficult times. Please feel free to...

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact (part 2)

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact (part 2)

Published 10/16/2019

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact This article by Greg Conrad appeared on the MANUFACTURING TOMORROW website Part 2 of 2 parts    Cost Calculation Redefined    3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) undoubtedly impacts the material and production cost in a production environment. Depending on the purpose, the price of a 3D printer can be between $5,000...

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact

Published 10/09/2019

How Additive Manufacturing is Making an Impact This article by Greg Conrad appeared on the MANUFACTURING TOMORROW website Part 1 of 2 parts    The world has seen many intriguing manufacturing technologies so far, but 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) has really caught everyone’s attention over the past few years. 3D printing has opened up new opportunities for...