Gillette Employs 3D Printing in Razor Cartridge Method Patent

It’s not generally known, but Gillette was one of the earliest consumer products companies to use 3D printing technology.

Since the late 90’s, Gillette has brought the additive manufacturing toolbox into use to prototype a wide range of shaving products. While back then 3D printing was incapable of prototyping functional razor cartridges – it seems they tended to deform once they were exposed to hot water – the company has a long history of using 3D printed prototyping for the bodies of their line of razors.
(…weiter auf 3dprinterworld.com)




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