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We provide advanced manufacturing services in technologies like 3d printing, CNC machining, vacuum casting, injection molding, etc.

On Time Project Delivery

on time project delivery

With locations in all over Australia we can assure lightning fast delivery.

Australia Wide Expandation

Australia wide expandation

Zeal 3D is present in
Victoria, NSW, Western Australia,
Queensland and Tasmania.

Experienced Engineers

Team of expert engineers with more than 15 years of experience.

3d Printing Solutions for Mining Industry

3D Printing Solutions for Mining Industry

3D printing or additive manufacturing is a fast and cost-effective technology that aids in product and industrial design. The mining industry is one such space which is gradually opening its doors to the many benefits of 3D printing.

3D Printing Technology for Mining Industry

3D printing applications in mining are gradually gaining in popularity. We explore how.

Topographic Maps in 3D

It is crucial to construct topographic outlines of mining sites. Accuracy is the key as minesare made upof variable geometric patterns (e.g. tunnels, shafts etc.) It is challenging to accurately represent such intricacies on paper.

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This is where 3D models of mining fields help to develop a better idea of the topographic and geological features in the area.

Replications and Customizations

3D scanning is an integral part of additive manufacturing that is at once cost-effective as well as less time-consuming.

Laser scanning, along with 3D printing facilitates replication of standard spare partsand mining tools, as required. The unique nature of 3D print technology allows for customizations in the design of such spare parts.

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So, how does the process of 3D printing work for the mining industry?

  1. 3D Concept and Design: Create something that was not there before! Optimize designs of 3D printed rigs, for example, using existing designs or simply create a new one. Simply upload a DAE, OBJ, STL, WRL, 3MF file onto the Zeal online portal with your design specifications (e.g. colour, textures etc.)
  2. 3D Printer: Once the 3D CAD file has been uploaded, Zeal will use its advanced 3D printers, depending on specific project requirement.
  3. 3D Printed Product: Get your pristine 3D printed mining part with unmatched accuracy and superior quality.
Benefits of 3d Printing in Mining Industry

Benefits of 3D Printing in Mining Industry

  • Cost-effective Solution: Primarily, 3D printing in mining is seen as an extremely cost-effective solution. Cost of 3D printed mining parts has been shown to be as much as 90% less than traditionally manufactured parts.
  • Less Time-consuming Solution: Equally significant is the aspect of rapid manufacturing for mining that 3D print technology offers. This is changing the face of repair and maintenance in the mining industry as spare parts or replacements parts for worn out or defective components can be produced on site, instead of waiting for the original manufacturer to redesign it altogether!
  • Eco-friendly: 3D printing mining parts has proved to be extremely beneficial to the environment as the components produced in the process are energy efficient.

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  • Improved Supply Chain Management: The faster turnaround time through 3D printing enables mining companies to better manage supply chains. As spare parts get manufactured in-house or on-site, delivery lead times are shortened.

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Why Zeal 3D Services

Zeal 3D brings you an efficient team of experts who provide cost-effective services to obtain highly accurate components for mining equipment. Optimize your supply chain management with our remarkably fast turnaround time. Zeal is a leader when it comes to aiding mining operations.

  • Advanced use of 3D print technology such as FDM, SLS,SLA , MJM, MJF, PolyJet, DMLS, SLM etc.
  • Our promise of quick turnaround time is not just an on-paper one. We deliver on it every single time, no matter where you need us across Australia.
  • We have an extensive coverage across Australia, including Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania.

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  • Trust the experienced team of engineers at Zeal to deliver accurate and high quality products, as per your project requirements.

Additive manufacturing for mining is no more an exception. Don’t fall behind the competition. These are only a few reasons why you need to reach out to us today!

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