Hyphen Expands Rapid Prototyping Capabilities with Addition of Stratasys Fortus 900mc

Offers Larger, More Durable 3D-printed Prototyping and End-use Parts
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* Stratasys Fortus 900mc
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* Cimetrix

* Manufacturing
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* New York City - New York - US

NEW YORK - April 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Hyphen™, the most comprehensive rapid prototyping and testing facility in North America, announced a significant upgrade to its capabilities with the purchase of the Stratasys Fortus 900mc 3D Production System from Cimetrix, one of Canada’s leading additive manufacturing solution providers. Using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM®), the system builds durable, accurate, repeatable parts as large as 36 x 24 x 36 inches, with a selection of ten material options, including FDM® Nylon 12, to create more finely detailed building fixture, factory tooling, and end-use parts that are closer to a finished product than ever before. The new developments are part of Hyphen’s growth over the past year and a half, which has seen the lab broaden its services, establish new industry connections, and strengthen its leadership role in the additive manufacturing industry.

Cimetrix is uniquely positioned to assist clients like Hyphen in the acquisition and maximum use of 3D production systems, offering services that enhance their business processes and facilitate their effective use of technology through ongoing product and applications support. Cimetrix also brings access to an impressive array of additive manufacturing systems that use leading technologies such as FDM, further ensuring that Hyphen services and technology are at the forefront of innovation. Hyphen’s addition of the Stratasys Fortus 900mc will enable their team to manufacture larger parts that are ideal for concept modeling, functional prototyping, manufacturing tools and even end-use parts, enabling faster speed to market.

“Hyphen has quickly established itself as a visionary in the additive manufacturing industry, championing new technologies and forging relationships with key players in all aspects of this growing field,” said James Janeteas, President & CEO, Cimetrix Solutions Inc.  “As their industry colleagues, we look forward to working with the Hyphen team to continue to develop innovative and cutting-edge solutions to address client needs.”

“Hyphen continues to make major strides in capabilities and services, and important industry connections like Cimetrix ensure that our customers receive the latest technology and most creative support available today,” said Mark Barfoot, managing director of Hyphen.  “The purchase of the Stratasys Fortus 900mc offers us groundbreaking technology to help designers and manufacturers bring their ideas to life faster and more accurately than ever before.”

Hyphen also actively looks for the most effective ways to work with large and small companies, inventors and makers, and educational institutions. Hyphen’s lab is open to the public, providing a broad range of additive manufacturing and environmental testing, all under one roof.

“If you can envision it, we can help you build it at Hyphen,” said Barfoot.

About Cimetrix Solutions, Inc.
Cimetrix Solutions is a leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions (3D printing), serving the design and manufacturing communities across Canada. Founded in 1993, Cimetrix supports both commercial and educational clients with comprehensive solutions consisting of technology, software, design, implementation and training services. These solutions are focused on supporting product development and manufacturing initiatives, enabling customers to compete in local and global markets. Cimetrix also supports its customers by providing digital manufacturing services for prototypes and production parts. For more information, visit Cimetrix at www.cimetrixsolutions.com, and for more about 3D printing and industry related news and business trends, visit the Cimetrix blog.

About Hyphen

Hyphen is a full-service rapid prototyping and environmental testing center with North America’s widest range of capabilities, under one roof and open to the public. Hyphen’s rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing technologies offer access to all the latest processes and materials for developing prototypes. Engineers, technicians, and technologists use Hyphen’s environmental testing to identify potential field failures, testing issues early in the product development cycle to mitigate risks. Its fully-equipped facility can simulate a variety of mechanical and electrical tests. As a division of Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc., Hyphen offers a long history of expertise to its customers. The Hyphen team of professionals has first-hand experience in shortening lead times and project design cycles.  For more information, visit www.hyphenservices.com.

“Hyphen” is a trademark of Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.
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