3D Printing Applications

Learn about industry applications for 3D Printing

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 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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How to Modernize your Industrial Design with a Stratasys J55 3D Printer

Modern Design Process

Product and Industrial design has been modernized in the last few years with the introduction of professional 3D printers that are designed specifically for designers to quickly and easily produce concept models for fit, form, function, and aesthetics testing of their industrial design. The Stratasys J55 takes the modern design approach to another level by…

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Five Ways a 3D Printer will Save Time and Money in Your Product Development Process

Product Development Process

Is your current product development process costing you more time and money than it should? Do you want to reduce friction in the stakeholder approval process? The Solution Bring higher quality modeling in-house at your team’s elbow, and straight into the product development process. Using traditional production methods is costing your product development teams time…

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Medical 3D Printing Research & Buyer’s Guide

Medical buyers guide

Materials, Technologies, and 3D Printers: Learn how to Make the Right Choice for your Medical 3D Printing Business and Use Case. In this helpful 3D printing buyer’s guide, you’ll find useful information including a 3D printing technology comparison. 3D printing for medical achieves clear, detailed physician feedback as well as eliminate failures faster, delivering a 75% reduction in…

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Javelin teams up with Sunnybrook Research Institute to develop and manufacture reusable PPE

Assembled Face Shield

Javelin Technologies Inc. has partnered with Sunnybrook Research Institute to collaboratively develop, manufacture, and rapidly-deploy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 Pandemic for front-line workers across Canada. The project team has developed a modular face shield, based off an open source design, that has been iteratively modified and tested to ensure the device is compliant…

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Which Materials should I use to 3D print PPE or Medical Components?

Medical Materials

If you want to use your 3D printer to help in the fight against COVID-19 with the production of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), medical devices, or components for medical equipment, like a ventilator, then you need to pick the right type of material. FDM Materials Ideally you want to use FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) materials…

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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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