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

PolyJet & FDM Working Together to Save Time and Money

May 22, 2018

For over a decade, companies have tried to pin FDM technology against PolyJet technology. Whether it be the fine detail of PolyJet capabilities outweighing the lack of support needed for FDM, or that the strength of materials available in FDM is worth the additional time of printing over the PolyJet, an argument can usually be made to justify one over the other. Although some industries may always lean one way more than the other, I am here to discuss the benefits of having both technologies under the same roof.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD

The Hidden Treasure Trove of Sketching Tools

May 21, 2018

We all have our favorites in the diverse arsenal of SOLIDWORKS sketching tools. However, for most, those favorites all shine on the CommandManager, taking the spotlight, right at the top of our screen. This spot is well deserved by most of the icons that are found here, but when it comes to sketching tools in SOLIDWORKS, there is more than meets the eye. Many powerful tools made for the sketching environment are under-utilized. In this blog, we dive into some of these tools and how they work. 

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Training, Client Stories

Client Story: Training for SOLIDWORKS Drawings Improves Documentation Efficiency

May 18, 2018

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases a client's use of SOLIDWORKS Drawing Training. 

Rapid Prototyping, TriMech Services

5 Top Features of TriMech RP Services

May 16, 2018

TriMech is the largest SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys reseller in the nation. Our clients recognize us for our extensive product offerings including the entire SOLIDWORKS portfolio, complete Stratasys 3D printer lineup, Artec 3D Scanners, Desktop Metal printers, Tulip Manufacturing AppsCAMWorks CNC programming and more! Extensive engineering services, state-of-the-art technology and a broad print service network are only a few reasons TriMech is considered to have the top-ranked RP Service facilities in the nation. Keep reading to learn why we are your complete engineering solution. 

Stratasys, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology, GrabCAD Print

What's New With GrabCAD Print: Versions 1.16 & 1.17

May 15, 2018

In May 2016, Stratasys released GrabCad Print, a sophisticated 3D printing app that allows designers and engineers to prepare, schedule and monitor 3D printing jobs. Since its release, GrabCAD has continued to make exciting updates to this software; and I will be updating you every month on its new features - May 2018 launches GrabCAD Print 1.16 & 1.17.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Training, Client Stories

Client Story: Increased Skill Set With 3D CAD Training

May 11, 2018

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases how SOLIDWORKS Essentials training sharpened our client's skill set. 

SOLIDWORKS, Client Stories

Client Story: How SOLIDWORKS Changed InVue's Efficiency

May 10, 2018

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases InVue and their use of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, Simulation, PDM and Training. 

3D Printing, FDM Technology, 3D Printing Materials

Choosing Your 3D Printing Material: It’s About More Than Strength!

May 8, 2018

It seems like 3D printers can use any material nowadays. Desktop Metal is reinventing the way engineering and manufacturing teams produce metal parts with the ability to print in metal. There are even some printers that can print chocolate, pasta and wait for it pizza! However, most commercial 3D printers create parts in some sort of plastic. To help you choose which is right for your application, we outline some key material properties below.

SOLIDWORKS, Training

How to Get the Most Out of Tech Support

May 7, 2018

Here at TriMech, we pride ourselves in providing the best technical support experience possible for our customers. No one enjoys needing outside help when they have an issue, we understand that. It's our goal to make sure that we not only solve your problem, but make it a pleasant experience while we do. That said, there are certain things you can do to make sure the troubleshooting process goes as smoothly as possible.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Training, Client Stories

Client Story: Advanced Training Helps Revamp Design Techniques

May 4, 2018

TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases a client's use of SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling Training. 

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS Rx Problem Capture: Part 2

May 3, 2018

In part one[link to part 1] of this two-part blog, we discussed the SOLIDWORKS Rx tool and the steps for recording your problem while using the software. Using this technique to capture information often requires the issue to be repeatable. But, what if the behavior itself is inconsistent? Fortunately, we can still gather most of the information captured by SOLIDWORKS Rx, after the fact!

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS Rx Problem Reporting: Part 1

May 2, 2018

The SOLDIWORKS Rx tool is a feature that is automatically installed with SOLIDWORKS software. However, many users are unaware of its benefits. It easily captures video and information for troubleshooting problems and checks your systems performance. It also allows you to run tests and compare your results with other SOLIDWORKS users. In this two part blog we will dive into the SOLDIWORKS Rx tool and how to use it to help solve issues that can arise while using the software.