Printing with Vivid Vero – White centers, Translucent and Hollow parts

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The introduction of the Vivid Vero colors in the Stratasys Polyjet materials lineup came the ability to print transparent colors and an even larger range of colors. However, using the vivid materials without considering the way GrabCAD Print handles them. When printing non-textured STL, VRML or SLDPRT files, GrabCAD Print will print these files by default with a thin colored shell and a white center (VeroWhite, VeroPureWhite). This wouldn’t be an issue with opaque materials, but the transparent materials the […]

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GrabCAD Print version 1.31, June 2019

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GrabCAD Print version 1.31, June 2019 Build number 1.31.52720.53058 released on 20 June 2019 Advanced FDM, which was introduced in 1.24 for the F900, F370, and Fortus printers, is now available for the F170 and F270. Advanced FDM allows you to customize infill in different sections of the model using the actual CAD geometry, as well as modify hole geometry for printability. Read more here. The Advanced Slicer, available now in File > Preferences > Polyjet, brings J750 and J735 users […]

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GrabCAD Print version 1.36

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Build number 1.36.17.57117 released on 20 November 2019 The new J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D Printer is now supported, which comes pre-programmed with a series of anatomical applications developed in partnership with medical device manufacturers, world-class research institutions, hospitals, and medical personnel. Accurate, realistic and functional, you can achieve the feel, behavior, and dimensions of the real thing. The new J850 and J835 are now supported. Design and creativity have no limits. Now, with the Stratasys J850/J835, the same is true for prototypes. […]

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Objet Wiper Maintenance

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The rubber wiper blade on an Objet printer removes excess material from the heads during a purge sequence. If the wiper does not clean the excess material off of the heads the head will not be able to jet material properly and poor print quality will result. To service the wiper you will need a few things: Isopropyl Alcohol 90% Cleaning Cloth Wiper Blade Molykote DX Paste 2.5 mm Allen wrench First you will need to run the wiper cleaning […]

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Printing in Multiple Colors on the Stratasys F123 Series

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Even though the F123 series only prints in one model material at a time it is still possible to incorporate multiple colors of the same base material in one print. This method is great for embossed and raised lettering or symbols. Adding color effects like this starts with adding a pause in the build so that the loaded material can be changed. Creating pauses in GrabCAD is done while in the Show Slice View Tab. Use the slider on the […]

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GrabCAD Print Version 1.35 Released

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Build number 1.35.21.56592 released on 24 October 2019 Important Notification: Support for Windows 7 is ending. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. GrabCAD Print 1.37 (scheduled for December 17, 2019) will be the final release supported on Windows 7. Stratasys will stop providing software updates for GrabCAD Print on Windows 7, will no longer ensure that GrabCAD Print works on Windows 7, and will not offer support for […]

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Introduction to Stratasys Digital Anatomy Printer

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Hello and happy Q4 to all wherever this finds you. Here in Eden Prairie, Minnesota we are enjoying some Vikings football and the end of summer. This fall however, we have exciting news from the biggest player in the 3d printing industry. On October 15th, Stratasys announced they would be selling an anatomical modelling machine based on their flagship J750 multi-material printer. The machine boasts custom and personal anatomy as well as a few new materials to simulate organ tissue, […]

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Desktop Metal Releases H13 Tool Steel Material

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ABOUT THE MATERIAL Tool steel refers to a variety of carbon and alloy steels that are particularly well suited for toolmaking. Their suitability comes from their distinctive hardness, resistance to deformation, and their ability to hold a cutting edge at elevated temperatures. As a result, tool steels are well suited to shape other materials. Characterized by its stability in heat treatment, H13 is a chromium molybdenum hot work steel well known for its exceptional hot hardness and abrasion resistance. That […]

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Fabricate Release Notes – Version 1.16

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Version 1.16 New Features & Enhancements Job status can now be updated from the Job History. When resending a Job History, the job will be rolled back to sending and will trigger a send of the same job to the device. The job is removed from display on the dashboard. Deleting a model from the Models page now deletes all related Intellectual Property for that model, including g code and images. More Furnace nesting improvements. Updated the ultra high profile […]

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GrabCAD Print version 1.34

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Build number 1.34.16.55783 released on 19 September 2019 The PolyJet Advanced Slicer, introduced as an option in 1.31, is now on by default. It has improved accuracy in estimations and enables a few features which are listed here. It can be turned off from Preferences > PolyJet if you need to use the old slicer for any reason. You can now access GrabCAD Tutorials and Example files in the Help Menu of GrabCAD Print related to your selected printer. Our application engineers […]

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