1. The Casting Process

    January 2, 2015

    Have you ever had a project where an SLA part wouldn’t fit the bill, but you weren’t sure which direction to turn next? There are many prototyping options available beyond plastic SLAs. If you need more than one of the same part, the casting process can be an excellent alternative. Met-L-Flo casts prototype pieces in […]

  2. Real World Applications of 3D Printing

    As one would expect—day in and day out—use of equipment takes its toll. Preventative maintenance programs are a must, but at the end of the day… sometimes things just break. Recently, our liquid honing machine, started acting up. A honing machine looks a lot like a sand blast cabinet, but works through a combination of […]

  3. Met-L-Flo, Inc. Newsletter – December 2014

    December 29, 2014

    Click here to view the fully formatted newsletter. Deck the Halls 1. How many actual gifts are mentioned in the song Twelve Days of Christmas? A. 144 B. 364 C. 155 D. 284 2. In 1836, what was the first state to officially recognize Christmas as a holiday? A. Alabama B. Pennsylvania C. Virginia D. […]

  4. Met-L-Flo, Inc. Newsletter – OCTOBER 2014

    October 22, 2014

    Click here to view the fully formatted newsletter. Fall Fun In what year did Americans celebrate two Thanksgivings? A. 1800 B. 1815 C. 1939 D. 1962 Where did Jack O’lanterns originate? A. Spain B. America C. Ireland D. Germany Thunder in the fall fortells what? A. Warm winter B. Raining fall C. Cold winter D. […]

  5. Upcoming Open House – August 1st, 2014

    June 24, 2014

    SAVE THE DATE We are having an open house, lunch & learn event on August 1st, between 11 am – 2 pm at our facility in Sugar Grove, IL 60554. We plan to offer tours and presentations on the variety of services and technologies Met-L-Flo offers, and we’d appreciate your input. [polldaddy poll=8145060]

  6. Met-L-Flo, Inc. Newsletter – April 2014

    May 8, 2014

    Met-L-Flo Trivia Section Everyone needs a little fun in your workday! Here’s our trivia section to add some fun and competition to your day. We look forward to your responses. Ready for Spring? Here are a few questions to get you geared up for the season! Who coined the phrase, “April showers bring May Flowers”? […]

  7. Met-L-Flo, Inc.

    DIRECT MANUFACTURING AND RAPID PROTOTYPING Met-l-flo Inc. is a provider of Additive Manufacturing services. Additive Manufacturing is more commonly known as Rapid Prototyping or 3D Printing. These Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, or 3D Printing Technologies consist of building geometries layer by layer and all of the systems have pros and cons. Complementary technologies for Rapid […]

  8. Presidents Message

    I was recently invited to a local junior high school career day which caused me to reflect on communication. When asked, ‘what does an average day look like?’ I found the question to be enlightening. The answer was not full of the fun things I typically express about the parts we produce. An average day […]

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