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Advancing glass processing with 3D printing

At LiSEC – a manufacturer of flat glass processing machinery – components, spare parts and prototypes are produced using 3D printing. For one year, the team of Benjamin Kaubeck has also been using a Swiss system to this end: the Sintratec S2.

Taking student rocketry to new heights

With their hybrid rocket, student project PICCARD reaches an altitude of over 6 kilometers and sets a new world record. For the construction of their winning rocket, the team relied on various 3D printing technologies such as Selective Laser Sintering.

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?

Augmented Reality meets Laser Sintering

At the Zurich University of the Arts, augmented reality and 3D printing are being examined as potential teaching materials of the future. For the innovative project, Sintratec provided a 3D printed replica of an archaeological find.

Bringing robots to life with 3D printing

Students of the project Dyana are fusing animation and robotics together to create a cat-like character with realistic movements. To manufacture their intricate prototype, Andrina Grimm and her team also rely on Sintratec’s 3D printing technology.

Faster treatment with 3D printed orthoses

Australian company Advanced Family & Sports Podiatry manufactures customized foot orthoses on the Sintratec S2 system. The 3D printer’s production capabilities allow Mark Ireland and his team to provide a timely and individualized treatment to their patients.

High-tech meets Haute Cuisine

Gourmet chef André Kneubühler relies on 3D printing for the presentation of his sophisticated dishes. At the «Golden Chef», the most important Swiss cooking competition, he achieves the third place – also with the help of the Sintratec technology.

The next generation of formula racing

The Formula Student Team FST Lisboa from Portugal makes use of various 3D printing technologies to build next-generation electric and autonomous driving race cars. For their current prototypes, Sintratec has sponsored multiple laser sintered components to the students.