Rapid Prototyping

3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution? How to Spot the Difference (and Save Millions) – Part 2

In our first installment of this post, we explained why firms looking to stay ahead of their competition must focus, more than ever before, on compressing their product development cycles. Firms today are under greater pressure from two directions – both from the increasing demands of consumers for product variety and by the accompanying trend…

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The new Stratasys F123 3D Printer Series is designed for SOLIDWORKS prototyping

Stratasys F123 Series

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, have just unveiled a new professional, versatile and fast Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) based F123 Series (F170, F270 and F370) at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 in Los Angeles CA. The new machines are designed to make professional SOLIDWORKS prototyping more accessible for workgroups. The Stratasys F123 Series…

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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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Fender Cut Prototyping Costs in Half with a Stratasys 3D Printer [VIDEO]

Fender Amp

3D rapid prototyping has been a part of Fender’s design process for years, and until recently the company outsourced this work to service bureaus. However Fender were frustrated by the time and expense of outsourcing.

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Canada Makes announces new partnership with Javelin Technologies

The Javelin Technologies Team

Canada Makes, Canada’s leading additive manufacturing organization and network, announced their new partnership with Javelin yesterday! We are extremely excited to be collaborating with them in promoting the adoption and development of advanced and additive manufacturing in Canada. Read below for the full release and to learn more about this amazing organization. ‘May 28, 2015 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’…

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The Future of Canadian Infrastructure: Barrie Manufacturer & 3D Printing

You could say the future of Canadian Infrastructure design for Munro Ltd., based in the Barrie, Ontario area, is (literally) not written in concrete. Take for example, how they moved from using brass stamps to a 3D printer for faster, cheaper writing on their concrete designs.

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Southern Ontario Manufacturing Network Talks 3D Printing

Recently Javelin Technologies was asked to present recently Golden Horseshoe Manufacturing Network – Innovation Breakfast held at the Ron Joyce Centre, part of the the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.  The event, sponsored by Ontario Centres of Excellence, brought together business owners, educators, financial partners and other stakeholders who want to see the Ontario…

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How to Print a Photo with a 3D Printer

3D Printed Photo

The typical source content for a 3D printer is an STL file, it comes from two main sources, a new design modeled with 3D CAD software or 3D digital information captured from a real part using a 3D scanner. Here at Javelin we tried an alternative method – convert a 2D photo into 3D printable material!…

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