Stanley Black & Decker cuts leads times by up to 98% with Metal X 3D printer

Stanley Black & Decker cuts leads times by up to 98% with Metal X 3D printer

Stanley Black & Decker, a manufacturer of hand tools, machining tools, and outdoor machines has redesigned and 3D printed two complex components using the Markforged Metal X 3D printer . The components, an actuator housing for a PD45 Hydraulic Post Driver and a wheel shaft for the PG10 Profile “Frog” Grinder, were tested and cleared for use as production parts. Analysis showed that the 3D printed parts cost a fraction of the original components. This is the latest 3D printing announcement from the Connecticut-based hardware manufacturer since it launched a mentorship program in collaboration with startup accelerator Techstars . […]

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