Javelin / TriMech Author

Rob Greer, CSWP

3D Printing an Oil and Gas Model for Accurate Visual Representation

Hello everyone and welcome to part two of 3D Printing a lightweight Rock Bit. In part one I talked about how I prepared the digital files to be printed on Javelin’s Fortus 450mc. Today I am going to show you how I 3D Printed and…

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3D Printing Halloween Decorations

Halloween Models on Fortus 450mc

Check out pictures of our scary 3D Printed Halloween models we used to decorate the Javelin office today.

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Preparing an Oil and Gas Model for 3D Printing

3D Printed Drill Bit

In this blog post learn how an Oil & Gas Rock Bit 3D CAD model, designed for drilling wells in hard rock, is prepared for 3D Printing.

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3D Printed Iron Man Bust

On Saturday Nov.23 2013, Javelin attended the Ontario Professional Engineers Awards Gala (OPEA) held at the Toronto Congress Centre (http://www.ospe.on.ca/events/event_details.asp?id=357660).  We realized that we needed something that would attract attention to our area where we would be displaying various 3D printed samples.  After some thought,…

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

The Connex line of Stratasys Design Series 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…

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How to quiet down the Objet waterjet pressure unit

This is just a quick tip on how to reduce the noise coming from the pressure unit for the smaller Objet Waterjet.  The water pressure used to clean the support material from the printed parts is generated by a pressure washer type unit.  This device…

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Stratasys releases a new desktop 3D printer – the Objet30 OrthoDesk

Stratasys has released a new desktop printer specialized for the orthodontics industry, the Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer.  Here are some specifications: You can find more information on the Stratasys blog here: http://blog.objet.com/2013/03/13/dental-digital-orthodontics-3d-printer-orthodesk/ Also here is a link to the product brochure: http://objet.com/sites/default/files/pdfs/Objet30_OrthoDesk_letter_lowres.pdf  

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3D Printed Coat Hanger

3D Printed 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 SolidWorks…

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Objet Machines 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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3D Printer for 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…

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VeroBlackPlus, the latest development in material 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 include: Better dimensional stability over VeroBlack Supporting all post processes…

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What to do with empty Objet printer cartridges and the waste container

Some great news from Objet this week!  Objet has just announced that they are now accepting waste resin generated by the Desktop, Eden and Connex printers. Previously we could return only the used resin cartridges to Objet and we had to find our own solution for…

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How a 3D Printed Prototype can produce a Sensory Experience

Sensory Experience with a 3D Printed Part

Some years ago, product development and simulation was limited to technical plans, graphic renderings and handmade models, which provided a limited description of how a product would actually work or be used by a consumer prior to its production. Many product features, reactions, textures, functions,…

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Learn how to Print moving assemblies with 3D Printers

In any assembly that involves mechanical interaction between components, defining the right tolerances according to the model material and the manufacturing process is a key factor for success. Designing a part for rapid prototyping is not an exception. There are two methods of prototyping assemblies…

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3DVIA Composer: Configure Multiple Users to Use Shared Server or Library Location

This tip is especially useful for users with a Floating Composer license! If there are multiple users of 3DVIA Composer that would like to share a common library location, it’s not obvious how to go about configuring them all to do this.  With a bit…

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