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How Do I Get My Boss To Buy A 3D Printer?

How Do I Get My Boss To Buy A 3D Printer?

Everyone these days has heard about 3D Printing.  What was once a curiosity to most has now become pretty much mainstream.  Heck, we even see 3D printers being used on primetime TV sitcoms.  But with all of this exposure there are still those who do not feel that 3D printing is something that can be […]

FDM Basic User Maintenance

FDM Basic User Maintenance

Tips, Tip Shields and Brush/Flicker Replacement The purpose of this blog is to remind FDM users that tips, tip shields and brush/flickers for Stratasys Dimension 1200 models and Fortus 250 models require replacement. Tip shields and brush/flickers need to be replaced every 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 hours. Your printer software will alert you when […]

What’s In A Name? Part Two

What’s In A Name? Part Two

There is a method to print parts with different colored layers with an FDM printer (Dimension or Fortus series), allowing for things such as name plates. You need to have the model designed so the text or logo (or whatever you want a different color) has a flat surface that can be oriented parallel to […]

FDM Tech Tip: Processing Large Models

FDM Tech Tip: Processing Large Models

Catalyst can process models larger than the envelope of the printer. Catalyst EX, since version 4.2, has the ability to section a model that exceeds the width of the build chamber, the X axis. It’s a simple option under the Orientation tab. This model is shown in the build chamber of an Elite printer, 8” […]