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Learn about different 3D Printing Techniques for creating prototypes and end-use parts

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Understanding 3D Printing File Formats

3D Printing File Formats

STLs, OBJs, CMBs, Oh My! With so much file extension alphabet soup going on, it is hard to know what-is-what and when-to-use-which when it comes to 3D printing file formats. Compound that with a myriad of different 3D…

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Part too large for your 3D Printer! Three Tips for Splitting a Large Part

Slot Split Parts Together

When 3D printing there are times when you just can’t get your part to fit inside of the build volume of your 3D printer. Watch the video below to learn three techniques for splitting large…

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Stratasys PolyJet 3D Printer Maintenance Tips for Better Quality Prints

PolyJet 3D Printer Cleaning

Proper maintenance your Stratasys PolyJet 3D printer is the most important way to ensure the optimal performance and longevity of your machine. By disregarding these essential maintenance tips and procedures, you are guaranteed to have…

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Stratasys FDM 3D Printer Maintenance Tips and Tricks

FDM 3D Printer Maintenance and Calibration

Keeping a properly maintained and efficient running Stratasys FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D Printer takes time and a dedicated schedule so that your printer continues to reliably print parts as it did on day one….

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Optimize 3D Printing from SOLIDWORKS with Print3D

Optimize 3D Printing

Optimizing part designs for 3D printing production relies heavily on using the right tools. SOLIDWORKS has taken the initiative to create a 3D design software environment that is intuitive and aids manufacturers in designing 3D…

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How to Prevent 3D Print Warping with GrabCAD Print

3D Print Warping Example

To help prevent 3D Print Warping the GrabCAD Print software now includes anchor columns. Let’s take a look at how this new feature works: 3D Printed Part Curling or Warping Most of the 3D Printing…

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Three Ways to Add Screw Threads to a 3D Printed Part

Heat set insert of thread

The idea for this tip came to me as I was working on my remote-control (RC) Ornithopter design. The goal is to securely fasten the flap mechanism for flight and at the same time, a…

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Assigning Multiple Materials When 3D Printing a Part in GrabCAD Print

GrabCAD Colour Transparency

With many 3D printing technologies on the market, only one reigns supreme when it comes to building parts with multiple materials at one time – Stratasys PolyJet. We find that many people get very excited…

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What You Need to Know About Photobleaching

Photobleaching 3D Printed Clear Material

When 3D Printing clear parts you may find an unwanted tint or coloration. In this article learn how to reduce the yellow colouring with Photobleaching. Creating optically clear parts via traditional manufacturing methods is often…

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Using Additive Manufacturing for Custom Metal Form Tooling

Custom Metal Forming

Using production-grade FDM thermoplastics for 3D printed metal forming tools allows manufacturers to go from a form tool design to production in as little as a week. Many tools can be 3D printed in less than…

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Using Insight stabilization features to successfully produce large-scale printed parts

Airflow direction in chamber

At Javelin we are constantly searching for areas where additive manufacturing can supplement or replace current manufacturing solutions for our clients. One of the leading areas in which additive offers an edge over traditional manufacturing…

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Removing Stratasys PolyJet Support Material

PolyJet Support

After 3D printed models from your Stratasys PolyJet printer have cooled, the support material must be removed. This can be done by different methods, depending on the type of Support material, the size of the…

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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…

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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…

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How to properly maintain your Stratasys Polyjet print head

Delamination

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…

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