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Flame Retardant Plastics & UL 94 Flammability Standards In Parts Manufacturing

This article delves into flame-retardant plastics typically used to produce parts through 3D printing, CNC machining, and formative manufacturing technologies. It also covers the complexities of flame retardancy and industry standards, such as the UL 94 rating.

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7 Practical Design Tips to Reduce CNC Machining Costs

At Xometry we’ve worked on numerous CNC machining projects from serial manufacture to complex prototypes. There are several important aspects that make up the eventual part price, with the design being one of the most significant.

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