Printed Parts

Latest end-use parts from our 3D printers. A set of pulleys made from our composite Nylon/Chopped Carbon Fiber material. Strong on its own but can also be reinforced with continuous fibers to make a part as strong as Aluminum.

Metal X Printing

Fresh out of the oven. Our latest batch of metal parts. The Metal X uses an innovative technology to 3D print metal. Metal powder appears in the printing material in a very high concentration and is spooled, therefore it can be delivered via a heated nozzle. This means printing is done by the already proven…

Rapids Helping ISU Solar Car Project

This appeared in the most recent addition of Iowa State University’s PrISUm Solar Car Program newsletter (called SUNDIAL). SUNDIAL      Partner Appreciation:  Rapids Reproductions Rapids Reproductions is still a “Blueprinter” (printer of construction documents and seller of large format printing equipment) like they were when they started in 1952. However, as customers’ needs have changed,…