Posts by David Hayes

Introducing Javelin’s 3D Printed Hydrofoil Project

Javelin took on the ambitious summer project of designing, simulating performances, and 3D printing a race spec windsurfing hydrofoil. The hydrofoil project idea stemmed from the recent America’s Cup yachting race where the hyper catamarans competing raced on hydrofoils. For those who don’t know what a hydrofoil looks like with respect to windsurfing/sailing check out…

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Javelin’s 3D Printing Team Helps Accelerate the Waterloop Team

I am extremely excited to announce that Javelin has extended its support to the University of Waterloo’s Hyperloop team, Waterloop. In this first installment of the Waterloop blog series I will outline how I am working with their design and management teams to leverage Javelin’s Stratasys 3D printers to prototype and build end use parts…

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Stratasys helps McLaren F1 at the 50th Canadian Grand Prix

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Canadian F1 Grand Prix held in Montreal, Quebec. The event draws an international crowd to fill the stands for Canada’s largest sporting event. The energy was electric and the race was mesmerizing. As a diehard F1 fan I couldn’t have been happier to see the…

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Breaking Barriers with 3D Printing in Medicine

In late May Javelin’s 3D Printing team hosted three powerful medical seminars on the effects of 3D Printing within the Canadian healthcare system. The events took place in Vancouver, Toronto, and Ottawa and they were engaging and well-received. Originally, the goal was to deliver cutting edge information to surgeons, radiologists and healthcare professionals on how 3D Printing…

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The Impact of 3D Printing in the Real Estate Industry

Last week Javelin had the fantastic opportunity to do a featured presentation at The Toronto Real Estate Board’s annual RealtorQuest event in Toronto, Ontario. I was chosen to deliver a presentation on the impact 3D printing and additive manufacturing will have on Toronto’s real estate market. The conference was a success and the presentation resonated with…

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GrabCAD Print Software

GrabCAD Print Now Includes Insight Software!

GrabCAD Print version 1.3 now includes Stratasys’ Insight software. As a brief overview, Insight is a software that drives Stratasys’ Fortus line of 3D printers as well as the brand new F370 3D printer. Insight is fully customizable and allows the user to determine where the printer puts material. The part’s infill pattern, slice height,…

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3D Printed Parts to Boost Wheelchair Basketball Canada

2017 has gotten off to a rocking start! In early 2017, Javelin partnered with coaches and advisers from Wheelchair Basketball Canada to design and print sensor housings for a kinetics project. Scope: To design and print housings for an accelerometer that mounts directly to the rear axle of a wheelchair to measure and improve the…

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Improve Your 3D Printing Experience with SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 has a fantastic new feature that improves the 3D printing experience! The new Print 3D feature in SOLIDWORKS takes a few extra steps out of your print preparation when designing in SOLIDWORKS. I recently presented a webinar on the Print 3D feature. Check it out below to help you and your team design parts for 3D…

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