GrabCAD Print

3 Reasons for Using SOLIDWORKS SLDPRT Files Instead of STL for 3D Printing

SOLIDWORKS STL in GrabCAD Print

When you first put an STL file next to an SLDPRT file in GrabCAD Print, you might have noticed it can be difficult to tell them apart. However, looks can be deceiving, and the native SOLIDWORKS SLDPRT file format packs a surprising amount of functionality…

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3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Tutorial Part 8: 3D Printing from 3DEXPERIENCE

3DEXPERIENCE GrabCAD Print

In the previous part of our 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Tutorial series the design was passed between xShape and 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS to quickly make changes and arrive at a product ready for prototyping. In this tutorial we will be demonstrating how to easily 3D print from the…

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3D Printing with PANTONE® Colours

3D printing with Pantone

Stratasys J835™ and J850™ 3D printers are PANTONE Validated™. This is the first additive manufacturing technology that offers professional design realism. Pantone, a leading global authority on professional colour standards in multiple vertical industries helps designers, modelers, and manufacturers all over the world accurately define,…

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A closer look at 3D Printing Support Structures and their effect on part wash time

Support material used to fill in the channels.

Soluble Supports The use of soluble support material lifts one of the biggest barriers in designing for Additive Manufacturing (AM), which is the generation of complex structures and embedded channels within parts. Soluble 3D Printing Support Structures are designed to dissolve in a wash station,…

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What happens when you import an Insight .cmb file into GrabCAD Print?

“When I import a Stratasys Insight .cmb file into GrabCAD Print it looks nothing like the model I want to print?” Don’t worry, it’s NOT broken! Here is an explanation of what is going on. Let’s say you want to print this bracket: Generally, it’s…

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Stratasys Insight and GrabCAD Print: An Introduction

GrabCAD Print and Stratasys Insight

Stratasys 3D Printer Slicer Tools: GrabCAD Print vs. Insight In a previous post, I talked about the differences between Stratasys Insight and GrabCAD Print. I went over how these slicer tools are very functional on their own but can also increase that functionality by working together. In this post, I’ll explain in a…

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GrabCAD Print: Optimizing Your 3D Print Job

GRAB CAD Sparse Infill

GrabCAD Print is a versatile software that allows for seamless and effortless transfer of 3D models from the modelling environment to the printer. GrabCAD is easy to use and doesn’t take much time getting used to. The video above gives a brief overview of the…

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3D Printing Procedure for a Stratasys F123 Machine

F170 Touch Screen

Setting up a print job on the Stratasys F170 is quite simple and straight forward. One of the biggest strengths of a Stratasys F123 series machine is its ability to accept almost all 3D model file types, including and not limited to: .obj .stl .sldprt…

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Choosing the right Stratasys 3D Printer Slicer Tool

Stratasys 3D Printer Slicer Tools: GrabCAD Print vs. Insight GrabCAD Print and Insight are both specifically tailored for Stratasys 3D printers. The main difference here is that GrabCAD Print was built for Stratasys’ Idea Series and Design Series printers and Insight was built by Stratasys for their…

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