PolyJet Technology, Applications

3D Injection Molding Streamlined

June 15, 2017

If you have not heard about the term 3DIM or 3D injection molds, it has been around for several years. Originally, this started with prototype injection molds out of aluminum and served the purpose of pre-phase or beta versions and functional testing for the R&D process. While this process was faster than using traditional P21 tooling, it still required a large investment of time and money to get a simple tool. Thanks to 3DIM and Stratasys PolyJet 3D printers, we now have a more streamlined process.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Training, Applications, Education

SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids: Introducing 3D Design to the Next Generation

May 19, 2017

More college graduates are well-versed in SOLIDWORKS than any other CAD system. SOLIDWORKS continues to lead the charge with a presence in a multitude of high schools and even some middle schools. Students are learning the skills necessary to lead the future of design.

But what about the younger generations? Their creativity seems to know no bounds. So what can we do to introduce them to 3D design and allow that creativity to flourish?

TriMech News, Applications, Visualize Features and Tips

Q&A Chris Mowatt: Featuring Visualize

May 17, 2017

Our QA blog series looks at different members of our team and their perspective on the most current 3D printing and CAD technology. This month’s QA features Chris Mowatt and Visualize.

3D Printing, TriMech News, Applications

Q&A Tommy DuPuy: Featuring 3D Printing Applications

May 11, 2017

Our Q&A blog series looks at different members of our team and their perspective on the most current 3D printing and SOLIDWORKS CAD technology. This month’s Q&A features Tommy DuPuy and 3D Printing Applications.

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology, Applications

How to Use Acetone in Post-Processing: Vapor Smoothing FDM Parts

May 9, 2017

If you have an FDM 3D printer, you might have heard about vapor smoothing parts. For those who have not seen it yet, you're in luck! Because in this blog we discuss how to use acetone in post-processing and use vapor smoothing on FDM parts.

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology, Applications

What to Know About Composite Tooling with FDM Technology

April 25, 2017

Stratasys 3D printers support a wide range of additive manufacturing applications. PolyJet and FDM technology offer game-changing solutions from rapid prototyping to manufacturing tools and production parts to finishing processes. This blog provides an overview of popular 3D printing applications and what to know about composite tooling with FDM technology.

3D Printing Materials, MakerBot, Applications

Top 3 Ways to Smooth PLA Parts

February 22, 2017

Anyone who has compared traditional FDM (sometimes called Fused Filament Fabrication) to other 3D printing technologies, such as Polyjet, SLA, and SLS, has definitely thought at one time or another “This technology is both inexpensive to print and strong, but I really wish it had better resolution.” In this blog, we explore how to make FDM look as good as other technologies while remaining inexpensive and not impacting overall strength. We’ve printed a horde of Easter Island Moai to play around with the top three ways to smooth PLA parts.

Events and Webinars, Stratasys, Applications

Register Now: 3-City 3D Printed Tooling Seminar in Carolinas

February 2, 2017

Are you searching for a way to make more cost-effective manufacturing aids? Is your time to market impacted by long lead times? Then make plans now to join me at TriMech's upcoming Stratasys Solutions Roadshow on 3D printed tooling applications. Read below and learn why your company should attend.

>> Click here to register now for the Conover, Charlotte or Greenville event!

Simulation, Applications

Click2Cast: What You Need to Know

September 20, 2016

Having a difficult time staying up-to-date on the fast-paced and ever-changing world of technology? TriMech can help you stay ahead of competition and meet consumers’ needs by distinguishing what engineering resources will be most useful and valuable to your company.

3D Printing, 3D Printing Materials, Applications

[NEW] Sacrificial Tooling Solution from Stratasys

May 19, 2016

If your company doesn't already create hollow composite parts with 3D printing, you should consider it after the announcement of Stratasys' new ST-130 material. Here's how the sacrificial tooling solution from Stratasys can help.

3D Printing, Stratasys, Applications

PolyJet 3D Printing for LSR Molding and Soft-touch Jigs/Fixtures

October 29, 2015

Watch the video below as TriMech application engineer Juan Carlos Gandiaga explains two applications well-suited for Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing technology. These two applications are LSR molding of silicone rubber and jigs/fixtures with soft-touch features to keep from damaging finished parts.

SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, 3D CAD, 3D Printing, Events and Webinars, Electrical Design, Stratasys, Applications

Made In The South: 2015 Southern Automotive Conference

October 13, 2015

Join us in Nashville, TN for the 2015
Southern Automotive Conference on October 18 - 20, 2015.

Governor Bill Haslam, Jay Rogers (CEO of Local Motors) and ranking members of the U.S. Department of Energy will attend to discuss innovation, collaboration and workforce development in Tennessee.

This year’s SAC exhibit hall will be the largest to date, with more than 150 exhibitors.