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, 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

How to Maintain a Stratasys FDM 3D Printer

May 2, 2017

In a previous blog, I explained how to maintain a Stratasys Objet 3D printer and the importance of keeping your machines running smoothly. Regardless of which printer you have, there are certain levels of upkeep required. In this blog, we outline how to maintain a Stratasys FDM 3D printer.

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology

How To Recover From Loss of Extrusion in Your 3D Printer

April 28, 2017

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, Stratasys, FDM Technology

International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS): Infinite Build 3D Demonstrator

April 19, 2017

In part 1 of our two-part International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) blog, we explored the Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator introduced at last year's event. But the multi-axis additive manufacturing robot wasn't the only technology that took crowds by storm. In part 2 of our blog series, we dive into the Infinite Build 3D Demonstrator and what this system has to offer the manufacturing technology industry.

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology

International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS): Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator

April 12, 2017

At last year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, attendees got a glimpse of several of the most innovative, emerging technologies. Out of 2,407 exhibitors, Stratasys caught all eyes and ears with the Robotic Composite 3D Demonstrator and Infinite Build 3D Demonstrator. In part 1 of our two-part blog, we explore what the 3D printing robot has to offer the manufacturing technology industry.

3D Printing, Stratasys, FDM Technology

How to Change FDM Material Color

March 15, 2017

Stratasys' PolyJet 3D printing technology is widely known for combining color and providing extreme levels of detail and realism. But what if we told you FDM materials are getting more advanced and can also provide visual appeal? In our blog, we explain how to change FDM material color and achieve that finished product appearance.

3D Printing, FDM Technology, TriMech News

TriMech Knoxille Unboxes the New Stratasys F170 3D Printer

March 7, 2017

Christmas came early in the TriMech Knoxille office! We finally received the machine everyone has been talking about — the new Stratasys F170 3D Printer. Our 3D printing Application Engineer Tommy DuPuy and Technician Will Lewellyn could hardly contain their excitement as they (carefully) ripped open the box. Watch the unboxing of the Stratasys F170 here:

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, 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:

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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: