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3D Printing Applications

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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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Will 3D Printing Spare Parts Eliminate the Warehouse?

3D printing spare parts

Is 3D printing spare parts on demand a realistic business model? This white paper from Stratasys will look at the business drivers for adopting 3D printing and the applications for the technology. In this paper, we consider how 3D printing can be used to meet the spare parts needs of organisations across a wide range…

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Beware of using a Cheap 3D Printer for Professional Work

The Truth about using a Cheap 3D Printer for work and how to get it right the first time with a low cost professional desktop machine You’re ready to buy a desktop 3D printer to enhance your business. You’ve done your homework and the benefits are clear: freedom of design, faster prototyping and reduced time-to-market,…

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University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club – Getting Closer to Race Day!

uVIC Hull design sanding

As introduced in a previous blog post, Javelin’s Additive Solutions team is a proud Silver Sponsor of the University of Victoria Submarine Racing Club (UVSRC), providing them with funding to help develop their submarine. The UVSRC is run by students from both UVic and Camosun College. The UVSRC has been hard at work over the last several months building…

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3D Printing is Helping to Standardize Surgical Training

Surgical training

Traditionally surgical training has depended on the orderly exposure of the surgeons to graduated clinical experience in the operating room under the close supervision of senior surgeons. Such preceptor-apprenticeship on an operation table is the major bottleneck in training of congenital heart surgery because of the wide variation and complexity of pathological anatomy, relative rarity…

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Stratasys 3D Printed Medical Models Help Address Surgical Training Challenges

Femur Pair

Teaching and surgical training for the next generation of surgeons involves a very specific and unique set of challenges that will require innovative and forward-thinking solutions. Some of the most common issues that we hear from our medical education partners around the challenges they are facing have a range of complexity, from human cadaver models…

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How 3D Printing can enhance and expand Medtech Opportunities

3D Printed Medical Model How 3D Printing can enhance and expand for Medtech Opportunities

In the September 7, 2017 issue of Medtech Insight, Scott Rader, founder and leader of the Healthcare Solutions team at Stratasys, along with Clemens Moeller and Christophe Durand of the Boston Consulting Group, explores the benefits of 3D printed devices and how they are driving the adoption of the technology. They also assess how fast this evolution…

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