CAPINC is the award winning New England SolidWorks reseller and exclusive dealer for Stratasys 3D printers. Our blog features SolidWorks tips, tutorials, technical information, best practices and more. We also publish Stratasys 3D printing tech tips, best practices, and tutorials. We cover topics such as part modeling, sketching, drawings, assemblies, FEA, technical documentation, data management and more.

Each technical article is authored by one of CAPINC's engineering team including SolidWorks Applications Engineers, Stratasys Applications Engineers, Engineering and Services Managers, Product Specialists and others.

The SolidWorks tutorials that we publish cover the complete SolidWorks solution including SolidWorks 3D CAD software for mechanical engineering, SolidWorks Simulation for design validation and analysis, Enterprise PDM for data management, and SolidWorks Composer for technical communications. The Stratasys 3D printing best practices cover general topics like basic FDM and Polyjet material information, to topics specific to the Idea Series, Design Series, and Production Series 3D printers.

We also provide information on partner products such as InspectionXpert for inspection reports, DriveWorks for design automation, and 3Dconnexion 3D mice. We sometimes publish specialized articles about the mechanical engineering industry, product news, important events and other topics of interest.

We are a SolidWorks value added reseller (VAR) and Stratasys dealer in New England, covering Connecticut (CT), Maine (ME), Massachusetts (MA), New Hampshire (NH), Rhode Island (RI), and Vermont (VT). We have 4 Certified SolidWorks training facilities in CT, MA, and NH.

How To Directly Connect Your Computer To Your Stratasys FDM 3D Printer

These instructions will help you connect a PC or laptop directly to your Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printer using a crossover cable. This process avoids using a network connection, eliminating the need for network access. This approach is useful for security, making it impossible for anyone to see or access your machine one a network. Follow the steps […]

New Technology Replacing Stereolithography (SLA)

Many businesses have the need to produce high quality parts and prototypes with small details and superior surface finish. For years Stereolithography (SLA) has been the go-to method for producing such parts. Up until recently SLA was best known for its ability to produce parts with super smooth surfaces. The Importance of Part Smoothness We are […]

Printing a Multi-Page First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) Using Print Titles

Printing a Multi-Page First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) Using Print Titles

The trouble with generating inspection reports for drawings with a lot of dimensions and other inspectable items is that the Bill of Characteristics won’t fit onto a single page. When you print your FAIR or other inspection report, the first page will print with all appropriate column headers, but subsequent pages without the proper formatting […]