Solidator 3D Printer - Application - Robotics

In the world of robotics, 3D printing has sparked a veritable revolution in recent years. This emerging manufacturing process has fundamentally changed the way robots are designed, manufactured and used. In this post, we will take a closer look at some exciting 3D printing applications in robotics and how they are shaping the future of the industry.

Customised robot designs

One of the most exciting developments in robotics is the ability to create customised robots for specific tasks. With 3D printing, engineers can design and manufacture robots that are perfectly tailored to the requirements of a task. This allows unprecedented flexibility in robotics and opens up opportunities in areas such as medical care, logistics and industrial automation.

3D-printed robot gripper with vacuum technology

The 3D-printed robotic grippers that work with vacuum are true masterpieces of precision engineering. The vacuum is generated to securely grasp and hold the parts. The areas of application for 3D-printed robot grippers with vacuum are diverse. They are used in the automotive industry, food processing, electronics manufacturing and many other industries. 

Advantages of 3D printed vs. traditional robot grippers:

Robot gripper with Solidator Functional Black Resin R011

Light and complex structures

3D printing makes it possible to create complex and lightweight structures that would be difficult to realise in traditional manufacturing. Robotic grippers made using 3D printing technologies are therefore often lighter, more agile and more efficient. This is especially important in applications where robots need to work in unstructured environments

Faster prototype development

Iterating and developing robotics projects has never been faster or more cost-effective than with 3D printing. Engineers can create prototypes, make changes and test new ideas in no time. This significantly speeds up innovation cycles and enables companies to bring their products to market faster.

Repair and maintenance of robots

3D printing has not only improved robot manufacturing, but also repair and maintenance. Spare parts can be printed in the field, minimising downtime and extending the life of robots. This is especially important in industrial environments where robotics play a crucial role.

The future of robotics

The integration of 3D printing technologies into robotics has revolutionised the industry. From customised robotic solutions to lightweight structures and accelerated prototyping, the applications are diverse and promising. The future of robotics will undoubtedly be shaped by the possibilities of 3D printing, and we can look forward to seeing what new innovations and applications await us.

Our solutions in robotics with CAD software and Solidator 3D printer in 2 steps

Design with the help of CAD software

Create the 3D print design for your robotics using CAD software.

Print with Solidator 3D Printer

After importing the design, the software prepares your robotic device for printing with just a few clicks. To do this, you will find our matching materials to get the most optimal print quality. 

Request sample print

Are you already interested, but would like to test our print quality first? No problem! We offer you a test print here. 

3D printing materials for robotics

Achieve the best 3D print quality by selecting the right materials for robotics applications. 


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