FDM

Sacrificial Hollow Mold Tooling with ST-130 3D Printing Material

Sacrificial tooling - ST-130

Using composite structures is a great way to reduce weight and gain strength. However, creating these structures is labor intensive and costly. As a result, manufacturers must often compromise on innovation, design functionality, and number of iterations to meet strict deadlines and stay within budget….

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3D Printing Application: Functional Prototyping

functional prototyping

Replacement parts for vintage race cars are often difficult to obtain because they are no longer produced. The demand may be too small for the manufacturer to justify or in some cases, the manufacturer may no longer exist. Using functional prototyping with 3D printed parts…

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Leveraging the strength of 3D Printed Carbon Fiber on the Shop Floor

3D printed carbon fiber tooling

Your goals are clear: high productivity and worker safety, low cost and materials that can withstand the rigors of a manufacturing environment. Traditional manufacturing has its place but it’s not the only path to strong parts. Additive manufacturing (AM) using carbon fiber-filled nylon material 3D…

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Participate in the annual 3D Post-printing Survey by PostProcess

PostProcess Annual Survey

PostProcess is the only data-driven solution for 3D post-printing. In 2019, PostProcess Technologies conducted the first-ever Additive Manufacturing Post-Printing survey. It’s time for the annual additive post-printing trends survey Join the only 3D printing industry survey addressing trends and insights for the third step of…

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How to manage dimensional tolerances in 3D printing

managing dimensional tolerances

In this article we are going to discuss some of the most common errors we often see from customers using FDM technology and how to manage dimensional tolerances. 3D printing is a great manufacturing tool that can produce near-net shape geometry without multiple operations. For…

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Tips on Stratasys 3D Printer Tip Calibration

F series automatic tip calibration crosshairs

At Javelin Technologies, we have trained thousands of customers on how to use their brand-new Stratasys dual extruder 3D printers and the mechanics of tip calibration is always one of the trickiest parts to explain and demonstrate. In this article we are going to talk…

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Quebec customer Jewish General Hospital increases 3D printing capacity to help fight COVID-19

Jewish General Hospital

At Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital, increasing additive manufacturing capacity recently became an urgent need. As the main site for COVID-19 patients in the Montreal area, hospital staff recognized the need for more in-house production of protective face shields and ventilator components. Supported by donor Dr….

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Javelin teams up with Sunnybrook Research Institute to develop and manufacture reusable PPE

Assembled Face Shield

Javelin Technologies Inc. has partnered with Sunnybrook Research Institute to collaboratively develop, manufacture, and rapidly-deploy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 Pandemic for front-line workers across Canada. The project team has developed a modular face shield, based off an open source design, that has been…

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Procedures for shutting down your 3D printer to avoid costly damage

proper shutdown procedure for 3D printer

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, there may be a need to shutdown your 3D printer for an undetermined amount of time. If this is the case, it is very important to follow the proper procedures for shutting down your 3D printer to avoid damage…

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