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Articles by: Luis Doval

How to add text to a multi material 3D printed part

Many people are curious about how to include text elements (or other components) in a 3D printed multi material part. In my last post I described the features of a multi material sample with 10 different materials on it. Coincidentially, I needed to include some text blocks…

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Printing multi material parts with a Stratasys Connex 3D printer.

The Connex line of Stratasys 3D printers is the only 3D printing solution able to use two materials at the same time, and obtain a new one by combining these two base materials. To demonstrate this unique capability I modeled a sample part with 10…

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New Sample Case from Stratasys: FDM 3D Printed Parts

After several years of dealing with 3D printed parts from Objet (now Stratasys) we are very familiar with the appearance and features of Polyjet parts. Now, with an enhanced rapid prototyping portfolio due to the Objet / Stratasys merger we are getting to know the benefits and…

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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…

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Enhanced 3D Printing Portfolio from Javelin

As a result of the Stratasys / Objet merger, Javelin now offers a broader 3D Printing portfolio. The Polyjet line of products is now complemented with FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D printing systems from Stratasys. With this enhanced portfolio, Javelin is now able to cover…

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Capturing 3D data for 3D printing

I have written several blogs about printing parts from 3D CAD models, but I still have not talked about capturing 3D data from the real world in order to reproduce it with a 3D printer.

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3D Printed Javelin Coat Hanger

In this time of the year a warm coat is an indispensable piece of attire. Therefore, a good coat hanger is a necessary accessory for any office cubicle. Fortunately, at Javelin, we have plenty of resources to create our own coat hanger – with 3D…

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Objet 30 and Connex 500 rebranded as Stratasys

As most readers already know, Stratasys and Objet finalized their merger on December 12th of 2012. One of the visible results of the merger was a refresher of the corporate image. A redesigned Stratasys logo will be displayed on the extended product line: FDM and…

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Designing for 3D Printing – a Practical Example

In previous posts I wrote about the recommended clearances and tolerances for modeling parts intended to be Printed in 3D with an Objet machine. In order to verify these recommendations I have modeled a wall mount for a small speaker consumer product, consisting of an assembly of two interacting…

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