3D Printing, Industry News, Desktop Metal

Desktop Metal Ranked in Top 50 Smartest Companies in 2017

July 12, 2017

MIT Technology Review just released the 50 Smartest Companies in 2017, and Desktop Metal made the list coming in at #19. Here's why this should spark your attention.

3D Printing, Desktop Metal

4-Step Metal 3D Printing Process

July 10, 2017

In 2015, Desktop Metal was founded with one goal in mind to make metal 3D printing more accessible for engineering teams. The Studio System™ does just that by providing an end-to-end solution for companies to print metal parts in-house. Here is the four-step metal 3D printing process that makes it possible.

3D Printing, Applications

Engineer's Guide to Mold Tooling

July 3, 2017

Depending on your manufacturing sector, you likely use a variety of applications from tooling to jigs and fixtures to production parts. In this blog, we cover three of those tooling applications, specifically highlighting injection molding/blow molding, metal hydroforming/thermoforming and carbon fiber layups/soluble cores.

3D Printing, Events and Webinars, Desktop Metal

Register Now: 5-City Metal 3D Printing Seminar & Live Stream

June 29, 2017

Wondering what all the buzz is about metal 3D printing? Then make plans now to attend TriMech's upcoming Metal 3D Printing Seminar featuring Desktop Metal. Read below and learn why your company should attend.

>> Click here to register for the Columbia, Charlotte, Knoxville, Marlborough or Orlando event OR live stream the webinar!

SOLIDWORKS, 3D Printing, MakerBot

Optimizing Your Design for 3D Printing

June 27, 2017

Good looking parts start with great design. This is no secret among the engineering community. Thanks to software like SOLIDWORKS and the many advancements in 3D printing, building complex objects in the digital world and translating them into the real world is more achievable than ever. In this article, I demonstrate how to optimize your design and orient your 3D part file for successful and great looking prints using an FDM-style 3D printer such as the MakerBot Replicator+.

3D Printing, Stratasys

Stratasys Product Launch: New Digital ABS Plus and SR-35

June 19, 2017

2017 has been a big year for Stratasys with the release of the new F123 Series 3D printers and Nylon 12CF. As if that wasn't enough for the 3D printing community, Stratasys just released two new materials—SR-35 soluble support material and Digital ABS Plus/Digital ABS2 Plus.

3D Printing, Stratasys

Tips on Tips

June 12, 2017

Many 3D printers, including Stratasys FDM 3D printers like the Fortus line, require different tips to print different layer heights. So which tip is going to help you print the perfect part? We help answer that question in our blog by sharing some simple tips on tips!

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology, Make Your Own Solution

Designing and 3D Printing a Kayak with SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys – Part 4 of 4

June 9, 2017

Taking a design from a concept to a physical artifact that exists in the real world is exhilarating. With the design help from SOLIDWORKS in part 1, the analysis help from Simulation in part 2 and help from solidThinking Inspire in part 3, the kayak frames are now optimized for 3D printing. To close our the series, in video four we walk through choosing the proper 3D printing technology and options to build our parts.

3D Printing

How to Stretch Your Dollar in Manufacturing with 3D Printing

June 2, 2017

Throughout your design cycle, there are several ways that additive manufacturing can save you time and money. More specifically, in this blog we show how you can stretch your dollar in manufacturing with 3D printing.

3D Printing, MakerBot

MakerBot Tough PLA: Living Hinges and Snap Fit

May 30, 2017

MakerBot Tough PLA is an amazing material that combines the low cost and ease-of-use that regular PLA offers with strength that is similar to (or in some situations better than) ABS. In this blog, we investigate one of those surprising situations by exploring Tough PLA and printed living hinges and cantilever snap fits.

3D Printing, Desktop Metal

Product Launch: Desktop Metal 3D Printers

May 22, 2017

TriMech has officially partnered with Desktop Metal, offering two, cost-effective metal 3D printing options. Be the first to see their Studio System and Prodution System™ in action by reading our blog:

3D Printing, PolyJet Technology

How to Perform a Weight Test for a Stratasys Objet 3D Printer

May 18, 2017

Have you been noticing the print quality on your Stratasys Objet 3D printer diminishing? Are parts starting to look like they are melting or sinking? While this can be caused by a variety of complications, one of the most common solutions is a simple weight test calibration. In this blog, we explain the purpose of a weight test, signs your machine needs to be calibrated and how to perform a weight test for Stratasys Objet 3D printers.