Replacing car parts with SLS 3D printing

Injection molded components are common inside cars. But what if they break and there are no spare parts available? That is exactly why our colleague replaced the latch lid clip of his center console with an SLS 3D printed PA12 part – precise, robust and durable.

A 3D Printed Laptop Stand

Selective laser sintering allows not only for stable applications, but can also be very practical for everyday life. We 3D printed this adjustable laptop holder to provide a better angle when working on a notebook – a useful helper for the office and for on the road.

Best Design Tips for 3D printing Shoes

We asked “Cryptide” designer Stephan Henrich to share his best tips when it comes to designing footwear for 3D printing. Together with Head of M&S Gabor Koppanyi we also responded to comments about Stephan’s sneaker design that was 3D printed on the Sintratec S2 system.

Sintratec Shoe Design Contest 2022

At the beginning of this year, we launched the Sintratec Shoe Design Contest. After receiving an overwhelming amount of creative and original footwear designs, we would now like to present our 3 winners.

The “Earth Moc” shoe concept by Daniel Shirley

Performance Footwear Designer Daniel Shirley created the “Earth Moc concept”, a recovery shoe for light hiking. Inspired by intertwining roots and vines, the single material shoe was 3D printed on the Sintratec S2 system  with flexible TPE. In the video, the designer shares his thoughts and challenges.

Design Competition 2021

Creative minds could prove themselves with the creation of 3D models in the Sintratec Design Competition 2021. Our jury chose Adam Müller as the winner, who designed a framework for his drone.

“The Cryptide sneaker” by Stephan Henrich

German designer & architect Stephan Henrich created a fully 3D printed shoe called “The Cryptide”. The creature-like footwear is specifically designed to be laser sintered on the Sintratec S2 System with flexible TPE material.

Top 5 SLS 3D prints of 2021

With 2021 coming to an end, we take a look back at the many fascinating 3D printing applications we showcased over the last year and choose our personal top 5. Do you agree with our picks? What inspired you the most in the past year?

In Times Of Need – A Sintratec Holiday Story

A nutcracker with a broken handle ends up near the Sintratec headquarters where it is rescued and repaired with the help of 3D printing. Made with robust PA12 material, the replacement part works just as planned – saving the Christmas spirit of the Sintratec employees.

Formnext 2021: The Nesting Solution live and in color

In 2021, the Formnext exhibition was once again held physically in Frankfurt. And for the sixth time in our company history, Sintratec participated as well – presenting our brand new Nesting Solution live and in color to the interested audience. In our recap video, CEO Dominik Solenicki, CTO Christian von Burg and Head of M&S Gabor Koppanyi share their thoughts and insights.