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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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How to improve Aesthetic and Mechanical Properties of FDM 3D Printed Parts

Vapour smoothing FDM 3D printed parts

Finishing adds Value to your FDM 3D printed parts 3D printing technology breaks the rules of conventional manufacturing. It allows engineers to build complex geometries, create massive parts, consolidate multiple part components and design solely for form, fit and function rather than for the manufacturing…

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3 Reasons why the Stratasys F120 is the best 3D Printer for SOLIDWORKS

protecting your 3D printer with UPS

3D printing is becoming very popular with designers, engineers, educators, and especially SOLIDWORKS users who want to create prototypes of their CAD models. We are often asked the question “What is the best 3D printer for SOLIDWORKS?” That is a great question as there are many…

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Introducing the NEW Stratasys F120 Desktop FDM 3D Printer

Using the Stratasys F120

The Stratays F120 printer has just been unveiled by Stratasys at AMUG 2019. The F120 is an industrial-grade 3D Printer developed to empower offices, work groups and educational institutes. The F120 is the newest member of the Stratasys F123 Series and will perform with the…

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Upgrading Stratasys F123 3D Printers for FDM TPU 92A Material – Part 2

Learn how to upgrade Stratasys F123 series of 3D printers with an upgrade kit so they are able to print the new FDM TPU 92A elastomer material. TPU is a thermoplastic polyurethane material that can be considered a bridge between rubber and plastic. Read part…

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Additive Manufacturing Event Recap: Society of Automotive Engineers Ontario

Automotive Additive Manufacturing

Javelin hosted a great Automotive Additive Manufacturing event with the Society of Automotive Engineers Ontario in April 2018. The event kicked off with an amazing dinner as well as a networking session, followed by a special guest speaker presentation and success stories from Canadian manufacturing companies. Watch the…

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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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