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6 Advanced Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Printing Tips

Drop-in hex nut

Stratasys FDM machines utilize real thermoplastic resins, real strong, tough materials for real applications. Fused Deposition Modeling 3D printing technology is a premier choice for creating complicated parts that need to stand up to repeated use, drilling, tapping and getting banged up. Watch the video…

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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 parts (and putting them back together again!). You can flip…

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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 bad prints and malfunctioning parts! Here at TriMech, we don’t…

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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. In the long run, a properly maintained printer is simply…

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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 process issues such as part curling, or warping, have been…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 3

3D Printed Forming Tool and Model

This segment picks up where we left off in this video series discussing how not all manufacturing processes are ideal candidates to be replaced directly with 3D printing. We want to demonstrate that the 3D printing process can still have a significant role in bringing…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 2

Thermoforming with the 3D Printed Model

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is one of the newest and most versatile manufacturing processes on the planet. It’s possible to 3D print thousands of different models, parts, or basically anything you want with an ever-growing number of different materials. However, as we demonstrate…

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When NOT to Use 3D Printing for End-Use Parts – Part 1

Remote Controlled Example Model

There are times when 3D printing end-use parts does not offer economic or performance gains! There, I said it. While this may seem controversial to say for a company that is in the 3D printing business, TriMech is founded on the principle of candor and…

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How to Reduce Production Cost with Additive Manufacturing

Reduce production cost

As a manufacturer, you are always looking for ways to reduce your production costs. The latest solution you may be considering is 3D printing / additive manufacturing. In this white paper learn how 3D printing reduces manufacturing cost with the latest materials and techniques. More…

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