Articles by: Luis Doval

Objet and Stratasys Merger: The union of two 3D Printing leaders

Objet and Stratasys officially announced their merger today, December 3, 2012, resulting in the creation of a $3 billion multi-solution company. Stratasys now carries a broad portfolio of digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping solutions, including FDM, Polyjet, and Drop On Demand technologies. The new company…

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Objet1000 – The Largest Polyjet 3D Printer Ever!

Objet1000

Objet has just launched the Objet1000 3D printer at Euromold in Frankfurt, Germany. The Objet1000 is the largest envelope size Polyjet 3D printer ever built. This system features: 1000 x 800 x 500 mm envelope size (40 x 31 x 20 inches). Ten times the…

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3D Printing Event for startups in London, Ontario

Javelin and Techalliance 3D Printing Event

On Thursday, November 22nd, Javelin and TechAlliance provided a 3D Printing Event for technological startup companies in London Ontario, and the surrounding area.

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Objet 3D Printing and Education: Objet30 Scholar

One of the focus of Objet is the educational field. Several colleges and universities in the world have benefited from the outstanding surface finish, fine detail and print efficiency provided by Objet 3D Printers. The time reduction in design processes due to faster test validations and iterations has positively impacted art, design, engineering, science and medical departments in educational institutions. With these facts in mind, Objet developed an educational package specifically designed for the educational world:  Objet30 Scholar, a comprehensive solution for schools, colleges and universities. The Objet30 Scholar Package includes: The Objet30 Scholar Professional 3D Printer. Rigid Blue 3D printing material (Objet RGD240). Support material. Desktop Water Jet (support material removal system). Training, maintenance and support. Discounted re-fill package. As educational institutions work with…

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VeroBlackPlus (RGD875), the latest development in materials for Objet 3D Printers

Objet is not only constantly developing new materials, but also improving the current ones. The most recent release from Objet is VeroBlackPlus, the evolution of VeroBlack. Among several enhancements and new features of this material I would like to highlight the following: Better dimensional stability…

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3D Printing and Plastic Injection: How to make functional injection molds in a 3D printer

Stratasys are continuously developing new materials. One of the materials that they recently launched was the Digital ABS Plus. A unique digital material that combines the best of its components: toughness, heat resistance and flexibility. If you add those great features to a 3D printer…

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I have a 3D printer in house. What is next?

Once you have your 3D printer installed at your facility, you will realize how easy it is to start printing your prototypes. Assuming that you are familiar with modeling 3D parts in a CAD software, the process is very straight forward. The key for printing…

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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D printer – ROI: Losing money and have not realized it?

The common questions that come to most people’s minds when considering the purchase of a 3D printer are: How much money am I spending in outsourcing prototypes? How many prototypes am I building every month, every year? What is the cost of having an in…

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How to paint 3D printed parts

Paint 3D Printed Part

When you create a part with a 3D printer, you may need a specific colour. Getting it directly from the printer is not always possible, but there is an easy way to obtain it – just paint the 3D printed part. Follow these three easy…

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