3D Printing

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Leveraging the strength of 3D Printed Carbon Fiber on the Shop Floor

3D printed carbon fiber tooling

Your goals are clear: high productivity and worker safety, low cost and materials that can withstand the rigors of a manufacturing environment. Traditional manufacturing has its place but it’s not the only path to strong parts. Additive manufacturing (AM) using carbon fiber-filled nylon material 3D prints strong, lightweight parts with a high strength-to weight ratio…

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3D Printing Illusory Materials with PolyJet Technology

3D Optical Illusory Materials and Textiles

Lenticular printing has existed in the design world for years, and is often associated with novelty toys, movie posters, and trading cards. The technique combines two or more images with an array of magnifying lenses – or a lenticular lens – to create a design that changes depending on the viewing angle. This can be…

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Exploring Creative Prototyping in Consumer Goods

Prototyping a Controller model

Prototyping for consumer goods often involves a balance between producing multiple design iterations in a short amount of time, yet achieving a high level of realism for each piece. This process has typically limited designers, making multiple iterations expensive and time consuming. Now, with technology like the Stratasys® PolyJet 3D printers, designers don’t have to…

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How to manage dimensional tolerances in 3D printing

managing dimensional tolerances

In this article we are going to discuss some of the most common errors we often see from customers using FDM technology and how to manage dimensional tolerances. 3D printing is a great manufacturing tool that can produce near-net shape geometry without multiple operations. For producing complex geometries which would typically involve multiple setups and…

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How to properly maintain your Stratasys Polyjet print head

cleaning the print heads and the roller

Properly maintaining a Stratasys polyjet print head, not only increases the life of the print heads, but also keeps you from having down time and keeps your parts looking new. The head cleaning wizard takes less than 20 minutes and can save you hours, if not days as well as materials. How to properly clean…

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Tips on Stratasys 3D Printer Tip Calibration

F series automatic tip calibration crosshairs

At Javelin Technologies, we have trained thousands of customers on how to use their brand-new Stratasys dual extruder 3D printers and the mechanics of tip calibration is always one of the trickiest parts to explain and demonstrate. In this article we are going to talk everything about tip calibration on Stratasys dual extruder printers such…

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Diran 410MF07 Material Series Part Two: Machine Upgrade FAQs

Processing aid printed in diran

Stratasys has recently released Diran material for the Stratasys F370 3D printer; this material is a nylon-based thermoplastic with 7% mineral fill by weight. In the second of this three part series, we will discuss material application examples and upgrade FAQ’s. Read part one to learn the material characteristics and properties of Diran. What problems…

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3D Printing in Education & Research – Planning for Success

3D Printing in Education

Additive Manufacturing / 3D printing is an effective way to enrich learning in virtually any discipline. An excellent match for STEM curriculum projects at associate, undergraduate and graduate levels, Stratasys 3D Printers can be used with virtually all types of 3D CAD software. We discuss: Best practices for additive manufacturing in Education Developments of 3D…

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Un client du Québec, l’Hôpital général juif, accroît sa capacité d’impression 3D pour aider à combattre la COVID-19

, l’Hôpital général juif

À l’hôpital général juif de Montréal, augmenter la capacité de fabrication additive est récemment devenu un besoin urgent. Étant l’emplacement principal de patients atteints de la COVID-19 dans la région de Montréal, le personnel hospitalier a reconnu le besoin d’augmenter la production interne d’écrans faciaux de protection et de composants de ventilateur. Appuyées par la…

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