A living hinge is a thin, flexible plastic hinge joining 2 or more rigid plastic parts. The hinge allows the plastic parts to bend on the line of the hinge. When designed correctly living hinges can remain functional through the life of the product.
The Digital Materials capabilities with the Connex Family of 3D Printers make it an ideal choice for living hinges. Parts printed with Digital Materials have great tear resistance and elongation properties that allow the printed part to withstand repeated bending and flexing.
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