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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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How to 3D Print Parts with Moving Components in One Print Job

The final hinge print.

3D printing fully assembled, multi-component parts in a single job allows you to see dynamic components working in their prototyping stages. Rather than 3D printing smaller parts and assembling them together, you can reduce the workload by printing the full part in a single print. Once the supports are washed, you have a seamless, perfectly…

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New Trends in 3D Design & Manufacturing for Agriculture at DEX Saskatoon

Javelin recently exhibited at the Design Engineering Expo (DEX) Saskatoon SK. This event was a great opportunity to re-connect with many of our current customers, and to introduce ourselves to companies that weren’t aware of numerous ways that Javelin can help them with their Design and Manufacturing challenges. This is why I wanted to provide…

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3D Printing a Small-Block V8 Engine | PART 2

3D Printing V8 Engine Part 2

This is the second part of my LS3 Engine 3D Print Project. You can read Part One here » Initial Engine Assembly Assembling the printed parts to form the final engine was a long process. It involved a lot of sanding, threading and fastening. As mentioned in Part 1, the parts were designed to have pre-built…

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3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc

Fortus 450mc Tray Inspect

Production 3D Printing with the Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer Production 3D printers, like the Fortus 450mc, are ideal for engineers that require demanding flexibility to print larger-sized or many parts in an array of engineering-grade materials with high speed and unfailing throughput. Take designs from virtual to real in hours, not weeks. From functional…

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What happens when you import an Insight .cmb file into GrabCAD Print?

“When I import a Stratasys Insight .cmb file into GrabCAD Print it looks nothing like the model I want to print?” Don’t worry, it’s NOT broken! Here is an explanation of what is going on. Let’s say you want to print this bracket: Generally, it’s better to print brackets out as solid, and for this…

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Stratasys Insight and GrabCAD Print: An Introduction

GrabCAD Print and Stratasys Insight

Stratasys 3D Printer Slicer Tools: GrabCAD Print vs. Insight In a previous post, I talked about the differences between Stratasys Insight and GrabCAD Print. I went over how these slicer tools are very functional on their own but can also increase that functionality by working together. In this post, I’ll explain in a little more detail just what I mean. GrabCAD Print and…

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3D Printing a Small-Block V8 Engine | PART 1

3D Printing V8 Engine

GM’s LS3 Engine is part of the company’s vast family of small-block V8’s. It was used in the Corvette for 5 years (from 2008 to 2013) and in the Camaro SS for another 5 years (from 2010 to 2015). The LS3 is an updated version of the LS2 casting, but with bigger bores and a…

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