Finishing 3D Printed Parts with Roland Desktop CNC

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Finishing 3D printed parts on Roland Desktop CNC The newest addition to our Manufacturing Solutions family is the Desktop CNC lineup of Roland Machines. Having worked extensively with 3D printing technology in the past, one of the applications we were most excited about was taking 3D printed parts and finishing critical features/surfaces in our new CNC machines. 3D printers have come a long way over the years in terms of accuracy capabilities, but they aren’t quite at the level most […]

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Using GrabCAD Print for FDM Printers

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Using GrabCAD Print for FDM Printers GrabCAD Print is an awesome cloud based print prep and management software for Stratasys machines. It is compatible with the following FDM families – F123, Fortus, uPrint, and Dimension. On the Polyjet side of things, currently only the J750 and Objet 1000 have GrabCAD print integration, with more systems in the works. We’ll be taking a closer look at this software’s use with FDM printers. GrabCAD Print allows you to prepare prints, monitor their […]

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Stratasys F-Series Highlights

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Stratasys F-Series FDM 3D printers are the next generation to improve upon the well known Dimension series printers. With these printers come great improvements in many areas such as material options, reliability, ease of use, and flexibility. The materials offered on the F123 lineup cover a wide range of uses and applications to give user the most bang for their buck. PLA- an economic, fast printing material used for truly rapid prototypes. This material uses its own special print head/fan […]

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FDM Material Highlights

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FDM Material Highlights FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology is the engineering workhorse in the Stratasys portfolio. Offering numerous real world thermoplastic material options, it has great potential to fit many functionally demanding applications. FDM works by heating a thermoplastic filament into a liquid, then depositing that liquid plastic through a precision nozzle to form the desired geometry. Think of a spool of weed wacker wire being fed into a CNC hot glue gun, same basic concept. One of the big […]

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