“Develop entire new systems, not just individual components”
The 3D-printed beer fountain FIT AG likes to show off at public appearances also symbolizes the fusion of tradition and innovation that characterizes both the company and its founder and CEO, Carl Fruth. Having been one of the market’s key players since 1995, Fruth is already something of an institution in this young industry.
The aforementioned beer fountain is also evidence of how open Fruth is to new technologies: It was created using a machine from Massivit that employs gel dispensing printing (GDP), which is still a budding breakthrough. Here, an extruder applies layers of a special gel that is then hardened by means of UV light. The thickness of the layers ranges between 0.7 and 2.1 millimeters.
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