3D Printer

Ideation with SOLIDWORKS and a MakerBot 3D Printer just makes sense!

MakerBot 3D Printer in use

Affordable, quick and easy-to-use 3D printers are changing the face of product design and development, bringing this additive fabrication technology in-house for many designers and manufacturers. Thanks to SOLIDWORKS software it can now be just a matter of minutes to create your design concept in 3D, and…

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GrabCAD Print Now Includes Insight Software!

GrabCAD Print Software

GrabCAD Print version 1.3 now includes Stratasys’ Insight software. As a brief overview, Insight is a software that drives Stratasys’ Fortus line of 3D printers as well as the brand new F370 3D printer. Insight is fully customizable and allows the user to determine where…

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3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution? How to Spot the Difference (and Save Millions) – Part 2

In our first installment of this post, we explained why firms looking to stay ahead of their competition must focus, more than ever before, on compressing their product development cycles. Firms today are under greater pressure from two directions – both from the increasing demands…

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3D Printing Material Spotlight: Stratasys FDM Nylon 12

There has been recent interest in the Stratasys Nylon 12 3D Printing material. To showcase some of the features of this great product, we have put together Nylon 12 FAQ, usage tips and best practices information. Continue reading to learn more about this innovative material. What…

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3D Printing in Schools – Health & Safety FAQ Continued

3D printing in classroom

Earlier this month we posted part two of our three-part blog series covering 3D Printing Health & Safety in schools. We will now answer the remaining FAQ that educators have about 3D printing. Health and safety (H&S) considerations and the successful implementation of 3D Printers are very…

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3D Printed Parts to Boost Wheelchair Basketball Canada

2017 has gotten off to a rocking start! In early 2017, Javelin partnered with coaches and advisers from Wheelchair Basketball Canada to design and print sensor housings for a kinetics project. Scope: To design and print housings for an accelerometer that mounts directly to the…

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3D Printed Winter Wonderland: The Snowflake Challenge

Last month for the company tree decorating ceremony the designers and architects at DIALOG DESIGN in Calgary, Alberta were given a challenge to create unique custom designed snowflakes – a Snowflake Challenge. The results were remarkable and resulted in a wide variety of spectacular designs….

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3D Printing in Schools – Health & Safety FAQ

Our MakerBot & Stratasys 3D Printers are a mainstay in education at all levels – elementary & high schools, colleges & universities and also public libraries. This past September we posted part one of our three-part blog series covering 3D Printing Health & Safety in schools. We…

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Coring 3D printed parts to improve thermal stability & reduce material cost

A critical aspect of designing an injection molded part is maintaining a constant wall thickness throughout the part. This eliminates issues such as sink, warping, shrink, voids and a whole host of other unpleasant issues. To create a constant wall thickness a process called coring…

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