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Norck: Advanced Carbon DLS 3D Printing for High-Performance Applications

Norck delivers precision Carbon DLS 3D printing and a comprehensive range of additive manufacturing solutions for demanding industries – including aerospace, defense, robotics, industrial, automotive, electronics, energy, hardware, and consumer products. Our team of expert engineers and cutting-edge facilities ensure exceptional part quality, rapid turnaround, and competitive pricing.

Capabilities:

  • Carbon DLS: Superior surface finish, complex geometries, and production-grade materials for functional prototypes and end-use parts.
  • FDM, SLA, SLS, Polyjet: Versatile technologies to address diverse design requirements.
  • High-Performance Materials: Extensive selection for optimal strength, thermal resistance, chemical compatibility, and surface quality.
  • Rapid Prototyping: Accelerate product development with fast, iterative design validation.
  • High-Volume Production: Scalable Carbon DLS manufacturing capabilities to support your growth.
  • Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Assistance: Expert guidance to optimize designs for 3D printing success.

Why Norck?

  • Precision and Reliability: Rigorous quality assurance for consistent, repeatable results.
  • Engineering Expertise: Deep understanding of 3D printing within demanding sectors.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Competitive pricing without sacrificing quality or performance.

What is Carbon DLS 3D printing?

Carbon Digital Light Synthesis is an additive manufacturing process that uses a UV-sensitive resin to produce the desired model. In this process, a light source is used to project UV cross sections of a 3D model on a window to solidify the resin. It helps turn designs into scaled prototypes as close to the designed model. It is mainly used in the earliest stages of product development and can be used in conceptual models, functional prototypes, tooling, and electronics.

3D printing requires 3D CAD models to print a part or assembly. The 3D models can be made using parametric CAD software such as Solidworks and CATIA V5, or Subdivision modeling software such as 3DS and Blender.

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What are the advantages & disadvantages of using Carbon DLS?

Carbon DLS is used over other 3D printing processes due to:
   -   Smooth surface finishing
   -   Complex shapes are easier to print
   -   Isotropic

Although there are disadvantages to using Carbon DLS:
   -   Limited material choice
   -   Higher cost

How is it fabricated?

The 3D printer slices the 3D model into several cross sections. A light source is used to project UV cross sections of a 3D model on an oxygen-permeable window to solidify the resin. UV light is used to harden the projected layer. Oxygen helps keep a thin uncured resin at the bottom of the printed model. This layer is called the “Dead Zone.” When a whole layer of the desired shape is deposited, the platform moves up to process the next layer. The printed part is heated to improve its mechanical characteristics.

Once the 3D printed model is finished, it can be removed from the platform. Post-processing might be required to remove any excess material and burrs or to smooth surfaces.

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- Most used materials:
   •   Elastomeric resin
   •   Flexible resin
   •   Rigid resin
   •   Silicone
   •   Cyanate ester
   •   Urethane Methacrylate
   •   Epoxy
   •   Medical ABS-like

Parts and assemblies should follow specific design rules to be printed correctly. Norck offers engineering services that will help you confirm your design for 3D printing.

Norck: Your Data-Driven Partner for On-Demand Manufacturing Excellence

Norck is a technology-powered manufacturing leader specializing in CNC machining, 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication, and injection molding. Our intelligent, data-driven approach ensures exceptional quality, optimized costs, and seamless supply chain management for companies worldwide.

Key Services:

Why Choose Norck?

  • AI-Powered Manufacturing: Data and AI optimize our processes for superior quality, minimized costs, and supply chain visibility
  • Vast Production Capacity: Our extensive partner network in Europe and the US guarantees both low and high-volume production.
  • End-to-End Expertise: Our team of engineers, data scientists, and product developers ensure design for manufacturability and unparalleled service
  • Single-Source Solution: Norck streamlines your supply chain, reduces overhead, enhances purchasing power, and delivers just-in-time results.

Experience the Norck difference. Get a quote fast for your manufacturing needs today!

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WHY NORCK?

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Get Access to Huge Production Capacity

Besides Norck's own production capacity, Norck has access to hundreds of top quality CNC machining, sheet metal, 3D printing, injection molding, and urethane casting providers across the United States, Germany, and Europe.

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Creating Supply Chain Resilience

Working with Norck effectively reduces your risks against supply chain shocks, unforeseen delays, price fluctuations, and quality issues, thus increasing your company’s resilience in its outsourcing and supply chain.

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Innovation at Work

Besides being an artificial intelligence augmented digital manufacturing company, we also develop extremely innovative manufacturing tools, fixtures and of course software applications such as RapidCAD, a highly intuitive and innovative web based CAD application.

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Artificial Intelligence Augmented

Norck gathers and uses thousands of data points to augment its engineers with a state of the art artificial intelligent system for better design and manufacturability.

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Green Driven

Norck encourages its partners to be carbon-neutral, and gives carbon neutral compliant suppliers priority over non-compliants.

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