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3D Simulation For Form Tooling

Photofabrication has developed a new, fully digital, process to design, test and manufacture forming tools. Historically, form tools would have been manufactured by a skilled tool-maker, on a trial and error basis. Working iteratively, the toolmaker would have needed to form the first blank and take detailed measurements; if incorrect, the toolmaker would have needed … Continue reading “3D Simulation For Form Tooling”

2000 Stars Make RSC’s Swan Wing Shine Bright

Photofabrication has supplied 2,000 stainless steel stars for a permanent art installation at the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The piece, entitled, ‘For all Time’ is the creation of Brighton-based artist and designer, Steven Follen. Steven has worked with Photofabrication on projects in the past. He approached the chemical etching specialists to … Continue reading “2000 Stars Make RSC’s Swan Wing Shine Bright”