3D Printing Applications

Learn about industry applications for 3D Printing

How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Eyewear

When you walk into an eyewear store, chances are it took about 18 months for that eyewear company to develop every single one of those frames you see on the shelves. Now consider that eyewear manufacturers may release up to 150 new frame designs to market every week. Together, the top eyewear manufacturers across the globe…

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Introducing Javelin’s 3D Printed Hydrofoil Project

Javelin took on the ambitious summer project of designing, simulating performances, and 3D printing a race spec windsurfing hydrofoil. The hydrofoil project idea stemmed from the recent America’s Cup yachting race where the hyper catamarans competing raced on hydrofoils. For those who don’t know what a hydrofoil looks like with respect to windsurfing/sailing check out…

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Glimpsing into the Future of 3D Printing at Big Data Toronto 2017

I attended the Big Data Toronto 2017 conference on behalf of Javelin this year. It was the second installment of this conference and I was truly amazed at the quality of the event. What really blew me away is how Toronto is becoming a hub for big data and artificial intelligence. I attended with the…

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Medical Case Study: Accelerate Time-to-Market with 3D Printing

Use the power of 3D printing’s speed and precision to streamline your medical device development. Nidek Technologies, developer of ophthalmological diagnostic systems, leveraged this technology to accelerate prototyping and clinical trials. Continue reading to learn about Nidek’s success and find out how 3D printing is a key factor in reducing their time to market. A…

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Breaking Barriers with 3D Printing in Medicine

In late May Javelin’s 3D Printing team hosted three powerful medical seminars on the effects of 3D Printing within the Canadian healthcare system. The events took place in Vancouver, Toronto, and Ottawa and they were engaging and well-received. Originally, the goal was to deliver cutting edge information to surgeons, radiologists and healthcare professionals on how 3D Printing…

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The Impact of 3D Printing in the Real Estate Industry

Last week Javelin had the fantastic opportunity to do a featured presentation at The Toronto Real Estate Board’s annual RealtorQuest event in Toronto, Ontario. I was chosen to deliver a presentation on the impact 3D printing and additive manufacturing will have on Toronto’s real estate market. The conference was a success and the presentation resonated with…

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3D Printing Helps Students Create the Missing Piece

For Jerry Grech, it’s all about helping students find the missing piece. Grech, who got his start in auto and space engineering, has been the machine shop coordinator for the past four years in the Faculty of Science at York University, Canada’s third largest university. Now, Grech says, 3D printing is paving the way into…

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GrabCAD Print Now Includes Insight Software!

GrabCAD Print Software

GrabCAD Print version 1.3 now includes Stratasys’ Insight software. As a brief overview, Insight is a software that drives Stratasys’ Fortus line of 3D printers as well as the brand new F370 3D printer. Insight is fully customizable and allows the user to determine where the printer puts material. The part’s infill pattern, slice height,…

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3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution? How to Spot the Difference (and Save Millions) – Part 2

In our first installment of this post, we explained why firms looking to stay ahead of their competition must focus, more than ever before, on compressing their product development cycles. Firms today are under greater pressure from two directions – both from the increasing demands of consumers for product variety and by the accompanying trend…

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