Month: April 2020

LG

Westwind and LG

Westwind proudly partners with LG to provide a range of commercial TV’s and digital signage.

Featured Partner Products


Digital Signage

Increase your company’s impact while leaving a lasting impression with LG Digital Signage. Improve your sales and find unexpected benefits to your business with LG Digital Signage.


OLED Signage

Dual-View OLED Commercial Displays available in flat and curved tiling configurations. LG Commercial Display offers state-of-the-art products and technologies to benefit every facet of your operations. Nothing compares to LG OLED. These amazing displays are available in curved tiling, arched and flat configurations, with the ability to swap and mirror content on either side of the screen. The displays provide perfect blacks and intense colors.


Transparent Display

With an IPS panel, transparent display provides a superb wide viewing angle and accurate color while creating better clarity for an effective advertising showcase.

Westwind works with innovators in commercial TV’s and digital signage so you can accomplish more for less cost!

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HP 3D

Westwind and HP 3D

Westwind proudly partners with HP 3D to help you with your production needs.

Featured Partner Products


Jet Fusion 4200

The 4200 is the first HP printer designed for small and medium series part production for industry professionals. This printer can produce functional finished parts and allows for greater complexity of part construction. Designed to produce quality parts while optimizing productivity and cost, the 4200 prints up to 200 parts per week, with print times between 11.5 hours and 16.5 hours.


Jet Fusion 5200 Series

This series is HP’s most advanced plastics 3D printing solution. These systems are designed for mid-volume production environments and provide the ability to optimize production costs with features like predictable and consistent print times. The 5200 series can also produce fine details, varying textures, and sharp edges with industrial-grade output standards. These systems print 200-550 parts per week, with print times between 9.5 hours and 11.5 hours. Expand and scale into mid-volume production today.


HP 3D as a Service (HP 3DaaS)

Gain new levels of cost predictability with the flexibility to scale your business as you grow. A “pay-as-you-go” business model provides many advantages. Capital expenses are transformed into operating expenses, spread over time. Paying on a usage basis puts the focus on your business results rather than equipment or transactions.


HP 3D Materials

HP’s portfolio of thermoplastics delivers optimal mechanical properties – from ductility to stiffness.

  • High Reusability PA 11

    Ideal for producing ductile, quality parts. Produce strong, ductile, functional parts while minimizing waste with a renewable raw material. Engineered for HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.

  • High Reusability PA 12

    Ideal for producing strong, quality parts at a low cost per part. Robust thermoplastic produces high-density parts with balanced property profiles and strong structures. Engineered for HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.

  • High Reusability PA 12 Glass Beads

    Ideal for producing stiff, dimensionally stable, quality parts. Produce stiff, functional parts that are quality and have high reusability. Engineered for HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.

  • HP 3D High Reusability CB PA 12

    Engineering-grade parts. Robust thermoplastic produces high-density parts with balanced property profiles and strong structures. Provides excellent chemical resistance to oils, greases, aliphatic hydrocarbons, and alkalies. Ideal for jigs, fixtures, labeling, presentation models, functional prototypes. Engineered for HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.

  • VESTOSINT® 3D Z2773 PA 12

    This multi-purpose, affordable thermoplastic material is ideal for the production of strong parts, enabling design of lightweight structures with great color uniformity.

  • ESTANE® 3D TPU M95A21

    A great fit for both prototyping and manufacturing scale-up applications, delivering high energy rebound, high-impact absorption, a low abrasion rate and high elasticity, combined with excellent unpacking/de-powdering properties.

  • BASF Ultrasint® TPU0120

    Produce flexible, functional TPU parts, with a high throughput, excellent quality and level of detail, and suitable for a wide range of applications.

  • HP High Reusability PP

    This polypropylene is a very affordable, chemical resistant, low moisture absorbing material which is ideal for piping or other fluid systems and containers. It has outstanding welding capabilities with other PP parts produced with traditional methods. This same material can be used in prototyping and production of final parts.

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Desktop Metal

Westwind and Desktop Metal

Westwind is proud to partner with Desktop Metal, a company that is reinventing the way your engineering and manufacturing teams produce metal parts – from prototyping through mass production. With metal and fiber printers, Desktop Metal offers 3D print system solutions for any industry.

Featured Partner Products


Shop System™

The Shop System™ is the world’s first metal binder jetting system created for machine shops and metal job shops. It’s designed to seamlessly integrate into your shop’s workflow to improve productivity across a range of manufacturing scenarios. Manufacturers can leverage affordable, high-quality binder jetting technology to batch produce fully dense, high-resolution, end-use metal parts. Even with its unparalleled speed (10x faster, print a build per shift), the Shop System still delivers quality, solid parts, no debind or infill required. Achieve surface finishes as low as 4µm Ra out of the furnace, and <0.1µm Ra with mass finishing.


Studio System™ 2

Easy, two-step processing. Step 1: Print. Step 2: Sinter.

Making complex, high-performance, custom metal parts has never been easier. Featuring a breakthrough two-step process, next-generation Separable Supports, and a software-controlled workflow, the Studio System 2 is designed to fit an office environment. High resolution, office-friendly, metal 3D printing. In-house and built to scale. Offering an end-to-end solution that delivers a seamless workflow for printing complex, high density, reliable performance metal parts in-house—from digital file to sintered part. With a simplified, two-step process that eliminates the need for solvent debinders, has no hazardous metal powders or lasers, required no dedicated operators, and no special facilities needs.


Fiber™

Fiber™ combines the exceptional performance of continuous fiber with the ease of fused filament fabrication (FFF) printing to produce high-performance parts that are stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and can operate continuously in the toughest environments up to 250 ºC. Fiber™ prints with two printheads—one dedicated to continuous fiber tape; one dedicated to chopped fiber-reinforced filament. Continuous fiber reinforcement, low porosity, and multi-directional reinforcement. Fiber™ prints exceptional part quality and a wide range of engineering-grade materials — all on a user-friendly, desktop printer. With a wide range of materials, easy-to-use platform, Fiber™ offers high-quality composite printing at an affordable price point.


Production System™

The Production System™ delivers the speed, quality and cost-per-part needed to compete with traditional manufacturing methods. It’s the fastest way to print complex metal parts at scale. Breakthrough Single Pass Jetting™ technology delivers speeds up to 12,000cm3/hr—more than 100x faster than quad-laser metal printers and over 4x faster than the closest binder jetting alternative. Zero tooling required. In addition, low-cost MIM powder, high throughput, and
simple post-processing deliver per-part costs that are competitive with traditional
manufacturing processes.


Materials

Desktop Metals offers machines that use thermoplastics, PEEK and PEKK in additional to machines that print using a variety of metals.

  • PEEK + Carbon Fiber

    PEEK is characterized by exceptional mechanical properties, high resistance to surface abrasion, and is inherently flame retardant. When combined with continuous carbon fiber, the resulting composite is strong, stiff, and boasts a high fatigue level—making it great for high-wear manufacturing jigs and fixtures.

  • PEKK + Carbon Fiber

    PEKK is characterized by its high tensile and compression strength, resistance to chemical abrasion, and ability to withstand high temperatures (above 250 °C). When reinforced with carbon fiber, resulting parts are exceptionally durable and well-suited for extreme environments including high-temperature applications.

  • Ti64

    An alloy of titanium, aluminum and vanadium, the material properties of Ti64 – particularly its high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance – make it an ideal material for a wide variety of high-performance applications.

  • Stainless Steels 17-4 & 316L

    17-4 PH is a precipitation hardening steel used in a range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements. With corrosion resistance and performance at both high and low temperatures, 316L is a fully austenitic stainless-steel ideal for harsh environments.

  • H13 Tool Steel & 4140 Steel

    H13 is an abrasion resistant, hot work tool steel with exceptional hot hardness, resistance to thermal fatigue cracking, and stability in heat treatment—an ideal metal for both hot work and cold work tooling applications. One of the most versatile steels, 4140 boasts toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance—a great all-purpose steel for industrial applications.

  • Copper & Coming Soon, Alloy 625

    Because of its electrical and thermal conductivity and ductility, Copper is ideal for electrical equipment, plumbing, and heat transfer. Alloy 625 is a nickel-based superalloy noted for its hardness and abrasion resistance as well as its performance at high temperatures. It’s suitable for the most extreme environments. 

  • Nylon 6 (PA6) + Carbon Fiber

    This Nylon 6 (PA6) with carbon fiber reinforcement is safe for operations where ESD compliance is required. With a tensile strength 30x stronger than ABS, PA6 + CF is excellent for jigs, fixtures, and end-of-arm tooling, including those used in electronics manufacturing.

  • Nylon 6 (PA6) + Fiberglass

    Fiberglass-reinforced nylon is a low-cost material which renders lightweight, high-strength and corrosion-resistant parts—a great match for sporting goods or marine applications, where parts are exposed to the elements and have a low target cost per part.

  • Production System™ Materials

    Your material. Printed at scale. Featuring an open materials platform, the Production System makes metal 3D printing a viable option for applications in all industries and environments.

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RIZE

Westwind and RIZE

Westwind proudly partners with RIZE to provide our customers full color and composite 3D printers that allow for safe industrial 3D printing for any industry. RIZE combines strength, safety, security and speed for affordable and sustainable production.

Featured Partner Products


XRIZE™

XRIZE™ is a versatile, multi-material industrial 3D printer that’s purpose-built for safety, strength, accuracy and surface finish. XRIZE’s ease of use, minimal pre- and post-processing and minimal material management provides exceptional value. This printer was created to take advantage of Rizium Composite materials to provide high tensile strength and thermal dimensional stability with chemical and moisture resistance. XRIZE delivers vibrant, full-color durable parts in engineering-grade thermoplastic and carbon composite, offering unparalleled diversity of applications across prototyping, tooling and end use/service applications in manufacturing, package design, AEC, consumer products and medicine.


RIZE 7XC

RIZE 7XC is a large-format industrial 3D printer built for composite materials. With a print size of 14.6″ x 15.4″ x 17.7″ the RIZE 7XC provides good mechanical, chemical and dielectric properties at an affordable price. High tensile strength and thermal dimensional stability with chemical and moisture resistance. As with other RIZE printers, it’s safe to use anywhere – even without venting. Minimal post processing required, too.


RIZE 2XC

The RIZE 2XC is a class-leading affordable printer used to create industrial strength functional parts. With a build size of up to 8.9’ x 7.9 x 11.8, this printer can use an expansive array of materials from composites to plastics. It prints fine Z-Resolution of 50 microns and up for demanding geometries and surface finish. As with other Rize machines, this composite printer is designed to halt the release of VOCs so you can be comfortable printing anywhere.


RIZE™ ONE

RIZE™ ONE builds enhanced engineering thermoplastic parts with unmatched features, such as digital traceability and part identification, best-in-class Z-strength and simple postprocessing. The heated build chamber ensures parts are printed with dimensional accuracy and superior layer adhesion. RIZE ONE is the first and 3D printer to be certified for health and environment safety under the stringent UL 2904 standards. While 3D printers are known to emit up to 200 VOCs and ultrafine particles that can impact users’ health and create long term liabilities for companies, RIZE ONE does not. Users can implement and scale Rize printers from engineering all the way to the production floor with no facility changes. RIZE ONE combines strength, safety, security and speed for the most affordable and sustainable production of replacement and custom tooling, fixtures, jigs and end use parts

Specialized Filaments

RIZE’s portfolio of Filaments enable best-in-class results for your enterprise’s needs. Scroll down to learn more about each of our filaments.

  • RIZIUM One

    Based on an engineering-grade polymer, RIZIUM ONE is USP Class VI certified making it ideal for life sciences applications – it can be used for part that will contain drugs and biological matter. It has best in class Industrial Z-strength and is also moisture and chemical resistant.

  • RIZIUM Carbon

    RIZIUM CARBON is based on an engineering-grade thermoplastic, reinforced with carbon fiber for a higher modulus and incredible visual finish. RIZIUM CARBON is ideal for applications such as tooling, jigs & fixtures, larger parts for and functional prototyping for manufacturing.

  • RIZIUM GF

    RIZIUM GF is a glass filled composite suitable for full color applications. It features high flexural strength and stiffness, stunning visual finish, marking and full color with augmented polymer deposition as well as minimal post processing with augmented polymer deposition. RIZIUM GF is ideal for applications such as functional full color prototyping, intelligent parts in manufacturing (i.e.jigs & fixtures), larger parts that typically warp with other materials.

  • RIZIUM Marking Ink

    Using RIZE ONE or XRIZE, RIZIUM MARKING INK enables the application of indelible text and graphics to any part surface to add for example: part numbers, operating instructions or safety warnings. RIZE Marking capabilities builds trust and traceability into the additive manufacturing process by allowing the digital augmentation of parts, using QR codes.

  • RIZIUM CMYK Inks

    XRIZE is the world’s first full color Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D Printer. This is made possible in part by RIZIUM CMYK INKS, indelible inks of vivid colors. Full color 3D printing enhances branding and imagery on parts while also allowing for the creation of full color realistic models, packaging prototypes and visualization models (FEA).

  • RIZIUM Release One

    Jetted between the part and its support structure, RELEASE ONE is a repelling agent that weakens the bond between the part and the support structure, making support removal faster and safer. RELEASE ONE also preserves a smooth post-release surface finish which is essential to achieving good color on those surfaces.

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FoxFury

Westwind and FoxFury

Westwind is pleased to partner with FoxFury to offer customers both stand-alone and drone accessory lights. FoxFury’s durable, easy and fast to assemble products are great for first responders and videographers alike. FoxFury’s focus is on keeping people safe, even in the most extreme environments.

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Nomad T56

The FoxFury Nomad® T56 light is great for crime scene or video production. This self-contained LED remote studio light puts out a cool, crisp 5600K daylight balanced beam. It’s compact, easy to transport and needs no cords or generators. This gives it silent operation and makes it easy to move and permissible to use indoors, outdoors or even submerged underwater. Powered by an internal rechargeable Li-ion battery system, the T56 provides up to 24 hours of run time. If you have the included AC/DC Adaptor plugged in, the Nomad® T56 provides continuous light. Users can also adjust light intensity and function according to the situation.


TEDD

The Tactical Electronic Distraction Device – T.E.D.D. is for use in training, riots, SWAT, Corrections and more. While T.E.D.D. serves as a great training product for public safety agencies, it can also be used in the field. As a distraction device, with strobes and sounds, it’s often tossed into a crowd or inside a building to distract a crime in action.


Rugo RCS

The RCS Drone Light Systems are small yet bright lights that can be attached to drones for night operations. These light systems are best for photography, videography, and other applications where high CRI light is needed. The RCS has a CRI rating of 92 and a color temperature of 5700K, so it portrays colors more accurately than normal LED light. It puts out up to 620 lumens and has an operational beam distance of up to 50 ft (15 m).


Scout

The Scout 470nm Blue Forensic Light System is used by field crime scene search, lab and medicolegal personnel to look for serological / body fluids, accelerants (oil, gas, turpentine), bite marks, bruising, and trace evidence (hairs and fibers). This LED clip light enables the investigator to visualize forensic evidence up to 2 ft (0.6 m) away.


Breakthrough

The ultra-durable, low profile BTS provides a 400 lumen beam for cutting through smoke and illuminating the immediate surrounding area. The low profile design lets users move more freely. This compact and versatile lighting tool runs on (4) AA batteries and has a stainless steel clip in the back for hands-free use. It is impact resistant, submersible, and meets NFPA fire resistant requirements. It’s the perfect combination of power, compact size, durability, and a reasonable price.


Nomad NOW

The FoxFury Nomad® NOW is a compact and versatile scene light with a built-in carry handle. It can function as a lantern or be mounted to a tripod or magnet to deliver up to 3,000 lumens of field lighting. This cordless, rechargeable LED light can operate as a spotlight or flood light (by sliding the diffuser lens) with a run time of up to 24 hours. The NOW has instant light activation and is ideal for situations where speed, compactness, portability, and working hands-free is key. This versatile light works for search and rescue, field maintenance, emergencies (like blackouts and EMS) and disaster response, among other things. The FoxFury Nomad® NOW is easy to transport and needs no cords or generators which makes it easy to move and permissible to use indoors, outdoors or even submerged underwater.

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