3D Printing, Tech Tips, Stratasys, FDM Technology

Tech Tip: Fortus 250mc Tip Replacement Instructions

November 22, 2016

To ensure optimum performance, it’s important to inspect your machinery on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and monitor proper upkeep. Like any other piece of equipment, Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printers also require preventative maintenance from time to time. For instance, at around 2,000 hours of use, it’s a good idea to check and replace the tips on various FDM technology. In our blog, we will walk you through step-by-step Fortus 250mc tip replacement instructions. Here’s how:

3D CAD, 3D Printing Materials, Stratasys, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology

Stratasys Releases Material, Printer and Software Updates

November 18, 2016

Stratasys is finishing out the year strong with several product releases. We’re excited to share the new material, printer and software updates and how these improvements to Stratasys’ product line will enhance and optimize your 3D workflow.


Tech Alert: SOLIDWORKS-Supported Operating Systems

November 17, 2016

Will future SOLIDWORKS releases support your operating system (OS)? SOLIDWORKS recently released end of life announcements for several Windows products. We've compiled an OS compatibility list to help you determine your upgrade timeline.

3D Printing, PolyJet Technology

Client Story: How 3D Printing Changed Prototyping at Axon

November 15, 2016

When Axon Corporation initially decided to purchase a Stratasys Objet Eden260V, they believed it would be used mostly for production tooling. Today, 3D printing has infiltrated their workflow and provides an array of solutions for their engineering team.


Tech Alert: SOLIDWORKS PDM Serial Number Format Issues

November 14, 2016

SOLIDWORKS has identified a relatively small subset of active SOLIDWORKS PDM installations that do not conform to the standard network serial number format. This can cause problems for clients when using the Installation Manager.


The Internal ID Does Not Match: Why It Happens & How To Fix It

November 10, 2016

Have you ever referenced a SOLIDWORKS file only to be plagued with internal ID errors due to  file name changes or parts with the same file name?
When opening assemblies, users sometimes get a message saying the referenced document has a non-matching internal ID. Let's explore why this occurs and how to remedy the issue.

Stratasys, FDM Technology, Make Your Own Solution

Make Your Own Solution: Tripod Attachment

November 8, 2016

Don't you hate when new technology doesn't fit your tripod from the 80's? Us too! That's why in this week's “Make Your Own Solution” blog, I decided to work through the problems I encounter using my old tripod and tackle new ways to attach a cell phone to the mount. This is the solution I came up with:

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Visualization

New Serial Numbers for SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard 2017

November 7, 2016

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is bringing exciting new features and important technical notifications to users. Stay in-the-know about these updates, starting with the new serial number required to activate SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard 2017.

3D Printing

[Guide] The Benefits of Additive Manufacturing

November 2, 2016

Haven't deployed additive manufacturing solutions at your organization yet? Still unsure of what it is or how it can provide business and operational advantages? TriMech can help. View our guide to learn how additive manufacturing can impact your design workflow and how it differs from subtractive manufacturing methods.

View Additive Manufacturing Guide

SOLIDWORKS, Events and Webinars, SOLIDWORKS World, TriMech News

TriMech Makes a Mark at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

November 1, 2016

The countdown begins to SOLIDWORKS’ annual event, where more than 5,000 professionals gather to share and grow their knowledge of 3D CAD, simulation, electrical design, product data management and more. SOLIDWORKS World 2017 (SWW 2017) is the 3D design event of the year.


Slow Assembly? Use Assembly Visualization To Find What Parts are Slowing You Down!

October 31, 2016

Are slow parts causing your assembly to crawl? Locate and identify them using the Assembly Visualization tool. Let's walk through the steps.

3D Printing, Make Your Own Solution

Make Your Own Solution: Crab Grabber

October 28, 2016

After 3D printing custom car logos in the first “Make Your Own Solution” blog, the second topic of the series is a very serious matter—crabs!