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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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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Optimizing Support Material Usage for FDM

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The fundamentally different nature of FDM printing grants a vast amount of freedom when it comes to what can be printed. That freedom, however, usually comes at the cost of large amounts of support material usage. Internal cavities, overhangs, nested parts, and functional joints are all possible because of sacrificial support material. Today I would like to share a method with you that allows for complex features but helps conserve support material. That method is to print multi-part structures fully […]

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GrabCAD Print Version 1.33 Released

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GrabCAD Print Build number 1.33.10.54793 released on 20 August 2019 FDM Changes/Improvements: On printers that are supported by Advanced FDM, some advanced features are now available in the Model Settings tab. These include infill density, infill angle, and body thickness, and when CAD files are used, the ability to change a cylindrical hole into a self-supporting diamond. The Advanced FDM mode, introduced in version 1.24,  is now supported on the Stratasys F170, F270, F370, all Fortus (250, 380, 400, 450, […]

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Fabricate 1.15 release notes

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New Features and Enhancements Parts with the same advanced settings can now be printed together Now warns user when trying to print a part greater than 80mm x 80mm x 80mm with a 250 micron nozzle Now warns user when uploading a model that is too small to print User is now advised prior to printing when a part or job exceeds operating conditions for printing, debinding or sintering Usability improvements in part to support slider Improved sinter time and […]

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