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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D printer: What is the right technology for me?

Once you have answered the basic questions to justify the purchase of a 3D printer (please refer to my previous post), you need to determine which technology fits your real needs, has a clear projection to the future, and offers the most options. Rapid prototyping technologies have been evolving for more than 15 years. Some…

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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D printer: It is about you

Either you or somebody at your organization came across 3D printing. Your first thoughts are: amazing technology, cool stuff, neat parts. Then the obvious question: how can I benefit from having a 3D Printer in my company? Your imagination starts flying –  design validation, sales and marketing tools, functional testing, actual parts, jigs and fixtures,…

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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D Printer

Purchasing a 3D printer, like any capital investment decision, involves a careful analysis, as it will have a strong impact in your organization. There are several elements to consider: internal needs, current and future applications, industry trends, available technologies and, of course, budget. Don’t rush the decision, but don’t postpone it forever. Making a decision…

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How to Setup an Objet 3D Printer Host Computer

Its time to upgrade the computer you’re using to send your models to your Objet 3D Printer, do you need to call Javelin to set it up?  Although we can come and set it up for you, it’s not too hard to do yourself.  Here are some instructions.  We’ll walk through configuring the network adapter,…

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3D Printing Project – Wall-E (Part II)

Continuing from Part 1 of my Wall-E project…One of the most import pieces in the Wall-E, body, is finally printed.  It determines how the limbs and the head are connected.  In addition, I printed the other leg and one arm. Allow me to explain the functions/mechanisms of the Wall-E model so far: The arms can…

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3D Printing Project: Wall-E (Part I)

So, we have an Objet500 Connex3 3D Printer here at the office, and I got thinking – what could I print that would really demonstrate the capabilities of this incredible machine and push it’s limits. There’s some complex automotive components with moving components that would have made interesting show pieces for our 3D Printer lab,…

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MPP Kevin Flynn and Cabinet Minister Sandra Pupatello visit the Javelin Office

Javelin had a couple of special visitors last week.  MPP Kevin Flynn and Cabinet Minister Sandra Pupatello visited the Javelin office in Oakville on Thursday, February 10th.  Minister Pupatello is responsible for Economic Development and Trade for the Government of Ontario.  It was our pleasure to have a private meeting with both where we got…

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