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3D printing allows for lighter and less expensive End of Arm Tooling

End of arm tooling

FDM technology provides an alternative method for producing End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) that can provide dramatic time and cost savings while optimizing performance. FDM is an additive manufacturing (3D printing) process that builds plastic parts layer by layer using data from 3D computer-aided design (CAD) files. With 3D printing, EOATs can be customized and tailored…

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3D Printing Jigs & Fixtures can reduce fabrication costs by 50–90%

3D print jig & fixture

Watch the video below to learn how 3D printed jigs and fixtures for the production floor can reduce fabrication costs by 50–90%. Factory production lines know the right jig or fixture speeds production, which increases productivity. But that’s just the beginning. Well-designed tools are more ergonomic, offering both increased worker safety and productivity, as well…

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How to apply Textures to 3D Printed Parts with SOLIDWORKS

3D Printed Texture

SOLIDWORKS users often need to create complex or repeating features, but these features can be time-consuming to generate, especially on complex models. Some designs, such as a textured surface or a grip, require textures or bumps which can be functional or just for aesthetic purposes. SOLIDWORKS 2019 introduces a new 3D Texture Tool that leverages…

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How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models

3D Printing Education

Ask anyone in education what their top objectives are, and they’ll probably say it’s to enable students and faculty to achieve more, faster than what’s possible now, while saving money in the process. Ask what’s holding them back and you’ll probably find a diverse variety of obstacles in their day-to-day processes that hinder them in…

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How to replace a Print Head on a Stratasys F120 Desktop 3D Printer

Stratasys F120 Print Head Desktop

The Stratasys F120 is designed to be reliable, easy to work with, and more importantly easy to maintain. Take a look at the video below to see how easy it is to replace a print head on the Stratasys F120: How is the Stratasys F120 different? The Stratasys F120 has all the features and benefits…

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3D Printing Service – Brake Pedal Cover: TPU 92A Material

Completed 3D printed TPU brake pedal part

Here at Javelin Technologies, our 3D printers are hard at work. Whether it’s a 3D printing service job, a benchmark, or a part for internal use, the 3D printers are rarely idle. Our Oshawa and Oakville locations house a wide range of technology including Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D printers, Desktop Metal 3D printers, Post…

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Design for Additive Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Topology Study

Topology Study produces organic geometry that is optimized for its intended application

Additive manufacturing is no longer a bleeding edge technology; this powerful method is being used across countless industries, for applications ranging from rapid prototyping to jigs/fixtures and production end-use parts. Widespread adoption of the materials and geometric freedom provided by additive manufacturing pushes the boundaries of traditional simulation validation processes. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduced Topology Study,…

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Design Optimization for 3D Printing

Design optimization 3D printing

A growing demand for 3D printing design services The proliferation of 3D printing technology has created a substantial demand for engineering services that create and deliver its benefits. At the forefront of these services is design optimization for 3D printing. The 3D printing industry has long recognized that engineering design for 3D printing is a…

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