3D Printing, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology

    Jigs & Fixtures: One Way Or Another It Can Be Printed

    September 4, 2018

    3D printing processes are easy to implement and offer a wide variety of materials to support a part’s requirements while eliminating cost, lead time and design barriers to adopting manufacturing aids on the shop floor. 3D printed jigs and fixtures open up new possibilities for manufacturing-floor productivity, with fast and nearly labor-free production that doesn't require the overhead of highly skilled CAM programmers and machinists.

    Stratasys, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology, GrabCAD Print

    What's New With GrabCAD Print: Version 1.20

    August 28, 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 we will be updating you every other month on its new features - July 2018 sees the launch of GrabCAD Print 1.20.

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology

    Top 3 Industry Uses for PolyJet Printers

    August 21, 2018

    Technologies like Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) are commonly known by both the most experienced, and novice, manufacturers. However, a vast number of professionals are not as aware of the use cases for Stratasys PolyJet technology. In this blog, I focus on PolyJet printers and the three leading industries that use this remarkable advancement in additive manufacturing.

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology

    SLA vs. PolyJet [Technology Review]

    August 14, 2018

    Every company aims to print parts that have the look and feel of a finished product. However, if you’re more than a hobbyist it is important to understand the different types of precision 3D printing technologies available. This blog discusses the differences between Stereolithography Apparatus (SLA) from 3D Systems and Triple Jetting Technology (PolyJet) from Stratasys. Understanding the differences between how SLA vs. PolyJet impact your application will help determine your current and future needs from a 3D printer.

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

    FDM or PolyJet: Which One Is Better For Consumer Goods

    July 31, 2018

    In most cases, when working with prototypes for consumer goods, product development engineers want a print that will most closely represent the final production part. The ability to print new iterations on the fly, as multiple changes typically take place, is crucial. This is where 3D printing comes in handy. Keep reading to learn the advantages of both PolyJet and FDM technologies when it comes to consumer goods.

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology, Client Stories

    Client Story: 3D Printing Produces Prototypes in Record Time at Plastics One

    June 21, 2018

    TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a wide range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases PlasticsOne and their use of the Stratasys Objet260 Connex3.

    3D Printing, Stratasys, PolyJet Technology

    Enhancements to the Stratasys J750

    June 11, 2018

    The most versatile printer on the market, the only one that can produce full-color, multi-material models in a single print, just got better. Can you believe it? Neither can we! Keep reading as we dive into the new enhancements for the Stratasys J750

    PolyJet Technology, 3D Printing Materials

    PolyJet Materials: A Range of Possibilities

    June 5, 2018

    Materials are the building blocks of every model, literally. While your design is being printed, each layer stacks upon each other, building it up, until your print is complete. Stratasys has more color options and unmatched product realism than any other 3D printer on the market today. Keep readying to discover the different material properties that can match your company's needs. 

    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.

    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.

    3D Printing, Stratasys, PolyJet Technology

    Product Launch: New and Improved Stratasys J735

    April 23, 2018

    Stratasys made not one but TWO big announcements at RAPID, releasing game changers in both their FDM and PolyJet lineup. Keep reading to see what all the buzz is about.

    3D Printing, PolyJet Technology, FDM Technology

    With Multiple 3D Printer Operators, Who Is Responsible For Communicating Maintenance Needs?

    March 19, 2018

    Optimal communication can still be obtained even when there are multiple operators using a 3D printer. One main point of contact should be designated for the printer. This contact should be well-trained and have good communication skills as they will be responsible for explaining the status of their printer, based on the information provided by the operators.