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F123 Spotlight: How to use Draft Mode to Reduce Material Usage and Print Faster

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The Stratasys F123 line-up of printers have proved to be some of the easiest and most reliable FDM printers on the market. One feature on these printers that doesn’t get much spotlight is their ability to print in “Draft Mode”. Curious about the differences of draft mode, I ran some tests. What is Draft Mode? Draft Mode is a setting within the Tray Settings tab of GrabCAD Print. Selecting Draft Mode will change many parameters within GrabCAD Print that result […]

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Easy Inserts in GrabCAD

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Using GrabCAD’s Insert function to save time modelling. When it comes to 3D printing assemblies, we can make our parts stronger and more durable if we include mechanical hardware. Combining prints with screws, inserts and fasteners we can achieve exactly the part we need with capabilities that go beyond 3D printing alone. In this blog I will be going through some tips and tricks on installing heat set inserts to your prints. While it is possible to thread bare plastic, […]

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