Fortus 380mc / 450mc Controller Software Upgrade

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As new materials are made available to the market, new software releases will come with it to allow your machine to run them if you have the ability to. This can also be performed if it is believed there is an issue with your current software. Here is how you go through the process of updating the internal controller software. 1. Retrieve your new .UPG software file from Stratasys or CATI. 2. On the printer, go to the Maintenance page […]

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Objet Roller Bath Revision

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With the recent release of the V3 system of the Stratasys Objet Polyjet machines, there was a change in the roller bath design. The former metal bath has now been replaced with a disposable plastic one that is easier to replace. This update will carry down as a retrofit piece to all past Objet desktop printers as well as replacing the metal ones from here on out. With your annual preventative maintenance, you are provided 2 new baths.  Plastic Roller […]

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Stratasys PolyJet 3D Printer Tech Tip: No Display; Resetting Display Drivers on a PolyJet Desktop Printer

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If you power up your machine or arrive to find the screen on your monitor blank and black but the printer is still running, you may have a video cable, video driver, or inline fuse issue. We have a few options to get around this to get your machine back up and running in minimal time. First thing to check is to make sure you have power to the machine, your host machine , and your monitor and that there […]

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How to Calibrate Your Load Cells on a PolyJet Desktop 3D Printer – Stratasys 3D Printer Support Tip

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The following article will take you through the how and why you should calibrate your load cells on a Stratasys PolyJet Desktop 3D Printer. The load cells measure the weight of the material bottles in grams to determine which bottles to use first and when to stop using them.  To keep them as accurate as possible, we recommend doing this calibration once a month for heavy users (125+ hours a month) and no less than once every other month for […]

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Wiper Cleaning, Inspection, and Replacement on a PolyJet Desktop Printer – Stratasys 3D Printer Support Tip

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The wiper cleaning procedure helps prolong the life of the print heads by making sure they are being thoroughly cleaned and no build up has happened. The most common reasons to run the wiper cleaning procedure are 1) On a weekly basis to make sure the wiper isn’t damaged 2) To make sure the bath is clear of debris 3) To replace the wiper if needed. You will find the wiper cleaning wizard under the options menu Once the wizard […]

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Objet Desktop Printer USB 652 Error – Stratasys 3D Printer Support Tip

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You may occasionally experience an error on your Stratasys Objet Desktop printer that says USB error 652. This is a common issue and is easily fixable for most situations and does not require you to remove a build from the tray if it happened during a job. There are 2 things you can do that can clear the error within minutes. The first one will work 99% of the time without a problem, and that is to just close the […]

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