Stratasys tech tips, specific to the uPrint, Dimension and Fortus product lines. 3D printing tech tips.
With their recent partnership with Stratasys, MakerBot 3D printers have set the standard for desktop 3D printing. Now offering the 5th generation of products, MakerBot is now more reliable then ever. It’s easy to use interface and seamless workflow has allowed MakerBot to set high standards in consumer level 3D printing. In today’s vlog CAPINC’s […]
Today we are going to use a nice feature that was found on Thingiverse.com that allows parametric models to be modified without needing a CAD program. In this instance we are creating a new name plate for one of our co-workers who just got married, using this model. When you open the link it give […]
Today’s vlog will show you how to easily add metal threads to your Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and PolyJet prototype parts. This is a great tech tip if you are building a prototype that will be taken apart and reassembled multiple times.
Massachusetts is going through a revival in the manufacturing sector and 3D printing has caught the attention of some of Massachusetts largest and most innovative manufactures. Recently the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Summit was held in Worcester, MA and brought together leaders from some of the largest manufactures in the New England region. Companies like General […]
Since it’s start in 1989, Stratasys has been a leader in the 3D printing industry. With it’s recent acquisition of MakerBot, a leader in the hobbyist market of 3D printers, people have been asking how the MakerBot and Stratasys Idea Series compare. Depending on your project, one printer might suit your needs more, so we’ve […]
3D printing can be a great alternative to injection and machined molds. It not only cuts manufacturing time, but is a more cost effective alternative. Check out today’s vlog on how we 3D printed some molds in the Objet30 Pro and made tasty Easter-themed treats.
Some manufacturers and product developers often utilize the services of job shops, while others have their very own 3D printer in-house for prototypes, short run parts, jigs and fixtures. Why would someone choose owning an in-house 3D printer over outsourcing to a job shop? The reason is almost always the need to get products to […]
Recently we’ve been getting questions concerning 3D printing file management, especially file names and limitations. I’ll try to answer the question that came up and give some pointers for future reference. A problem that one customer had was that Objet Studio would crash on certain files, but there was no problem with other programs accessing […]
Working for CAPINC with Stratasys 3D printers, I see a lot of really cool trends growing in the industry. I meet with some of the most creative, out-of-the-box thinking people. I not only get to see how they are currently using 3D printing, but also how they aspire to use the tool for other applications. […]
As a CAPINC Dimension Support Specialist, I talk to new and experienced Stratasys 3D printer users daily. Many have the similar questions about material cartridges. Here is some common knowledge I like to share with users to make their 3D printing go smoothly. There are two types of material cartridges for Dimension and Fortus 250 […]