Reduced Components, Labor and Costs

Janae Olson Featured

Our client purchased a product business with overly complex and labor intensive products. We redesigned the product line to eliminate components and significantly reduce labor allowing him to  streamline his business. solution: streamlined product line to save labor and material costs resulting in a more profitable business our client said: “They just have the it factor when it comes to …

Helping Teams See Things Differently

Janae Olson Featured

DI Labs Co-Founder & President, Carl Douglass, recently facilitated a team retreat utilizing a proven three-step process. Understanding 1. what has/hasn’t worked well on a team (and why), 2. roles & responsibilities, and 3. areas for growth are key to being an effective team. We are passionate about using our real world experiences and outside perspective to allow others to …

Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)

Janae Olson Featured

Lead Time: 2-5 days, rush processing available Production Capacity: 1-10,000+ parts Material: Nylon PA 12 & Nylon PA 12 Glass Bead Surface Quality: Very High Unique Advantages: >> Ideal for high volume orders >> 10X faster print speeds >> Meets or exceeds finish quality & material strength of injection molding Get in touch with the DI Labs team about Multi …

Color Jet Printing (CJP)

Janae Olson Featured

Lead Time: 2-5 days, rush processing available Production Capacity: 1-10 parts Material: Gypsum Surface Quality: Moderate Unique Advantages: >> Full color >> Accommodates design variations >> Ideal for complex designs & architectural models Get in touch with the DI Labs team about Color Jet Printing options.

Collaboration Is Key For A Successful Solution

Janae Olson Featured

The DI Labs team recently partnered with Marcus Construction on the development and production of a Dry Fertilizer Building Scale Model. By collaborating with the Marcus sales and marketing team, we were able to understand their goals and objectives to deliver a solution to meet their needs. The model was printed in full color and included removable roofs, realistic features …

Fitting Design to Enhance Core Product

Janae Olson Featured, Product Development

Our client manufactures a metal product that requires a plastic fitting. The current fitting was aesthetically unappealing and detracted from the streamlined look of our client’s product. We solved that problem by custom designing a new fitting that couples from the inside and can be colorized to match the metal. solution: a full-service solution from custom design to rapid prototyping …

Prototype for New Product Pitch Using MJF Technology in 24 Hours

Janae Olson Featured

Our client was presented with an opportunity to pitch a new product idea to a major customer but didn’t have a prototype. We were able to adjust their design files for additive and print a finish-quality prototype with our Multi Jet Fusion technology within 24 hours of their request. solution: design adjustments for additive in order to print a prototype …

High Performance, Fast Turn Option for Thermoform Tooling

Janae Olson Featured

Our client was using wood to produce thermoform tooling and they were looking for a faster, more efficient option. We redesigned their project for additive then printed a high-performance nylon mold with our Multi Jet Fusion technology. This saved the client weeks of production time to create a mold that’s capable of producing 3x the tooling of its wood counterpart. …

Custom Designed, Tested and Printed Tool in 24 Hours

Janae Olson Featured

Our client needed an immediate solution for cutting product coming off the manufacturing line. Their current process was inefficient and left a ragged edge, which would not pass a customer inspection happening in just 24 hours. Our team designed, tested and delivered customized cutting tool to the plant floor by the next day, giving our client the ability to save …

Every Detail Matters: Tradeshow Model

Janae Olson Featured

The DI team recently completed a project for a local manufacturing company who was seeking a scale model to showcase one of their systems. The customer wanted to find a way to share their offering at tradeshows and other events across the globe (not so easy to do when the system itself spans four stories tall). What was our Solution: …