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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D printer: Presenting the proposal to your management team.

Presenting 3D Printed Models

At this point you have realized that owning a 3D printer will streamline your product development process, and provide additional benefits such as confidentiality, faster turnaround, and accelerated time to market. You have also determined which technology is appropriate for your product, and selected the machine whose size and features best fit your needs and…

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Learn how to print moving assemblies with Objet 3D Printers.

In any assembly that involves mechanical interaction between components, defining the right tolerances according to the model material and the manufacturing process is a key factor for success. Designing a part for rapid prototyping is not an exception. There are two methods of prototyping assemblies with an Objet 3D printer – either print individual components…

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Learn how to Print moving assemblies with 3D Printers

In any assembly that involves mechanical interaction between components, defining the right tolerances according to the model material and the manufacturing process is a key factor for success. Designing a part for rapid prototyping is not an exception. There are two methods of prototyping assemblies with a 3D printer – either print individual components to…

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How to make the right decision when purchasing a 3D printer: Is my budget in line with my needs?

Once you have justified the purchase of a 3D printer and chosen the technology that best fits your requirements, it is now time for budget considerations. With most 3D printing technologies the price range is very wide, and can lead to confusion. To help you make the right decision you should start by identifying the…

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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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