3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology

1988 - 2017: Road to The New Stratasys F123 Series

February 14, 2017

Like other companies trying to improve productivity, compete against rivals and maintain an edge with customers, Stratasys is always striving to break new ground. This blog explores the progression of Stratasys FDM 3D Printers from the invention of FDM technology in 1988 to the new Stratasys F123 Series product launches in 2017.

3D Printing

How to Save Money on 3D Printing Costs

February 10, 2017

You just bought a new 3D printer. Perhaps you purchased a smaller desktop printer, a larger production printer or even a printer from the new Stratasys F123 Series. Either way, you're excited to start maximizing your investment. Well just like a car, some simple maintenance can go a long way in being efficient and saving dollars. Here is how to save money on 3D printing costs and minimize annual costs to run your FDM or PolyJet machines.

3D Printing, Events and Webinars, Stratasys, FDM Technology

Product Launch: New Stratasys F123 3D Printer Series

February 6, 2017

Stratasys made a BIG announcement at SOLIDWORKS World 2017, releasing a new Stratasys F123 3D Printer Series with "Performance so good, you won’t believe it’s so easy to use!" Be the first to see the F170, F270 and F370 in action by reading our blog:


SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, 3D Printing, Stratasys, TriMech News

3D Technology Round-Up: January 2017

January 31, 2017

The start of 2017 came with some exciting new developments in the technology and engineering world. Check out some of our favorite highlights from January.

3D Printing, MakerBot

Best Features of the 5th Generation MakerBot Replicator+

January 24, 2017

After working with larger Stratasys machines in our print shop, we were excited to finally get our hands on the 5th Generation MakerBot Replicator+ and see what's so special about these desktop printers. This is what we found.

3D Printing, Events and Webinars, TriMech News

TriMech in Action: 3D Aerospace and Defense Symposium

January 18, 2017

On January 12, 2017, TriMech sponsored and supported RAMP MD’s 3D Aerospace and Defense Symposium at OpenWorks in Baltimore, Maryland. TriMech Account Representative Steve Simonetti had such a great experience at the event that we had to share. Here are the highlights: 

3D Printing, Stratasys, PolyJet Technology

How to Prepare Your Stratasys Objet Desktop Printer for Transport

January 16, 2017

When the lease is up at the office or you’re in the middle of moving buildings, the last thing you want to worry about is how to prep your Stratasys 3D printer for transport. Stop stressing over questions like “How do you pack this thing up?” or How do you make sure everything is secure, so material doesnt clog the print heads or the fluid lines?”, and learn the best ways to transport your machine. 

3D CAD, 3D Printing

GrabCAD Print: How It Can Make Your Company More Productive

January 10, 2017

Managing CAD files can be a headache — especially if you don’t have a way to share them with your partners. But with the new release of GrabCAD Print in November 2016, clients can simplify their 3D printing workflow. In this blog, we outline the new GrabCAD Print features and how they can make your company more productive.

3D CAD, 3D Printing, TriMech News, Industry News

Year in Review: TriMech's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

January 4, 2017

Where did 2016 go? It feels like we blinked, and an incredible year of Stratasys and SOLIDWORKS product launches, sharing blogs and tech tips and interviewing customers has come to an end. In case you missed any of the amazing clients or thought-provoking topics we covered, we compiled a list of our most popular content in 2016.

3D Printing

Top 5 3D Printed Holiday Decorations (click here to get .stl files)!

December 13, 2016

Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, wrapping gifts and 3D printing your own ornaments. We compiled a list of our top five favorite 3D printed holiday decorations, complete with instructions and downloadable .stl files. It’s never too early to get in the holiday spirit.

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 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.