Technical & Education Resources
3D Printing Technical & Education Resources
Welcome to the GKN Additive (Forecast 3D) Resource Page. Learn more about the additive manufacturing industry and why it's impacting every industry imaginable. From consumer product companies developing the next generation of wearable technology to manufacturing companies redefining the supply chain, AM is playing a major role. Our technical resource center is full of case studies, white papers, videos, design guides, and webinars from the leading experts in 3D printing. And don't forget to visit our GKN Additive (Forecast 3D) Blog for the latest in news, customer case studies, and updates from around the industry.
Webinar: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Additive Manufacturing
HP hosted a summit with industry experts to explore the impacts COVID-19 is having on Additive Manufacturing and where they see it going. GKN Additive (Forecast 3D)'s Ken Burns participated in the conversation, and it's full of great information about additive manufacturing in the time of COVID. Features bonus case study downloads.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN: Production vs Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing Processes
A broader selection of materials, advanced technologies, and a variety of processes have provided a wide array of capabilities to manufacturers for prototyping through production part generation. Read the full article in PDF format.
Setting the Expectation: Maximizing the Value of Additive Manufacturing at Scale
In this webinar, Director of Engineering Dmitriy Yurchenko discusses Forecast3D’s additive manufacturing plan process, which is built through our experience in both prototyping and production, and how to unlock the full potential of utilizing 3D printing.
AM Pulse Survey Results
The AM Pulse Survey took place in February 2021. The goal of this survey is to learn more about the additive manufacturing community and identify ways to benefit our audience and this maturing industry. The data below is collected from over 200 different users from a wide range of industries and backgrounds. The data speaks for itself.
Podcast: The State of Additive Manufacturing in Defense
John Sutterfield, GKN Additive (Forecast 3D)’s Director of Project Management sits down with SME Media Senior Technical Editor Bruce Morey to discuss how military, government, and civil protection agencies around the world are adopting additive manufacturing.
Webinar: Revolutionizing the Production Journey with Advanced Manufacturing Solutions
In this webinar, Justin Swartz walks through the ways GKN Additive (Forecast 3D) has been enhancing the design process and revolutionizing the production journey. Incorporating new features will open the door to new types, sizes and styles of products that can be developed with additive manufacturing.
Advanced Finishing Guide
GKN Additive (Forecast 3D) offers a wide variety of high-quality finishing options for parts and products printed using Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology. Our Advanced Finishing Guide dives deep into each of our standard to premium finishes to help you elevate your next project.
HP Multi Jet Fusion: A Powerful Technology Delivering Parts Within Days
HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology produces durable parts using robust material properties at groundbreaking speed. Our Southern California and Detroit-area manufacturing centers house more than 35 HP MJF printers, with the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of production parts each week.