Category Archives: Tim Blada

3D printed parts tested “instantaneously” by Sandia’s Alinstante robot cell

Alinstante is an automated 3D printed part testing robot developed at Sandia National Laboratories. Taking its name from the Spanish translation of “in an instant,” the aim of Alinstante is to speed up the part qualification process which is, at present, an important barrier to the adoption of additive manufacturing. Made as a modular work cell, Alinstante […]

3D printed parts tested “instantaneously” by Sandia’s Alinstante robot cell

Alinstante is an automated 3D printed part testing robot developed at Sandia National Laboratories. Taking its name from the Spanish translation of “in an instant,” the aim of Alinstante is to speed up the part qualification process which is, at present, an important barrier to the adoption of additive manufacturing. Made as a modular work cell, Alinstante […]