Online Printer Usage Reports

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Online 3D printer usage reports are available right in GrabCAD Print and, if you have set up GrabCAD Print Server, are available in the secure online interface at print.grabcad.com Reports online Reports are powered by GrabCAD Print Server. Before you can see the online reports, you must enable them, and wait some time for the data to be collected. To enable reports, go to print.grabcad.com and log in, then click the Reports tab and click Enable Reports. This turns on Reports for the whole […]

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3D Printing: Dimension 1200, 250mc, Uprint Quality Issues

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Basic user maintenance on your Stratasys FDM 3D printer is crucial to keeping print quality consistent.  It leads to more up-time, higher efficiency, less material waste, and ultimately less service calls interrupting you and your company’s workflow.  As field technicians there are a handful of common problems we run across. These can be easily avoided by adding a step or two to your daily additive manufacturing routine.  Here are some everyday print issues, their typical causes, and ways to easily […]

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Insight 13.10 & 13.11 Updates

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Some updates for materials and file processing have been added to Insight. If you have a need for custom tool paths and contours you will want to get the newest release for improved quality of the software and parts it provides. Below are the release notes pertaining to those updates. Insight 13.11 Updates Modeler and Material Configuration Updates • F123 ABS-ESD7 on the Stratasys F370 – ABS-ESD7 is an ABS thermoplastic with static dissipative properties for applications where a static […]

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GrabCAD Print Version 1.36 Released

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Build number 1.36.17.57117 released on 20 November 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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F123 Series Build Tray Guide

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Substrates for the Stratasys F123 Series are like those used with Mojo systems and are made of the same grade ABS. One substrate is used for all model materials. Substrates are sized according to the system model number. It’s recommended to populate trays from front to back since the hot air flows from both sides. Be sure to remove all materials before reusing trays by forcefully flexing the substrate using multiple angles. Bend the tray over a large solid/stationary object […]

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AM Impact on Healthcare and the Digital Anatomy Printer

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In mid 2019, the American Medical Association released new provisions detailing added insurance codes covering healthcare applications related to 3D printing. The Common Procedural Technology (CPT) codes establish a standardized method for line item billing and can make it easier for hospitals to provide services which use additive manufacturing or other emerging technologies. As the drive for personalized care ramps up within the US healthcare system, the solutions on the market which enable these services followed suit. Manufacturers of equipment […]

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3D Printing: Take a Stab at Stabilize Walls

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In FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D Printing, “support” refers to structures onto which model material is printed. Every part requires, at the very least, a surface onto which the first layers are laid. Beyond that, support structures provide a platform for any material which would otherwise be extruded into mid-air. In other words, supports exist to carry vertical loads. When parts require additional Lateral Stability, GrabCAD Print and Insight users have a couple of “one-click” options: Use the Surround Support Style, or […]

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GrabCAD Print: Company Admin Overview

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The person that sets up the Company becomes the first admin, after that, the Admin has power to control company and user settings. The Users page is the all-in-one tool for managing your team. Add as many users to your account as you like using the “Add new users” button. Simply type the users name and email address and instructions will be sent for them to create an account and login.  You can track their progress from the Admin Users […]

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GrabCAD Print Version 1.37 Released

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Build number 1.37.15.57828 released on 18 December 2019 The latest GrabCAD Print release is short; but packed with powerful enhancements for PolyJet 3D Printing. It’s also the last release supported on Windows 7. General Changes/Improvements: Traveler Document for Manufacturing Notes: It is now possible to preview and create a PDF traveler document containing the manufacturing notes and screenshots of the models for the currently active tray.  To use this feature, select the part, click the right mouse button and from the pop-up […]

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Setting Objet Printer Software To Automatically Open In Maintenance Mode

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Putting your Objet printer in Maintenance Mode each time you need to use it can be a pain sometimes. Did you know there is a way you can set the printer software to automatically come up in Maintenance Mode when it is opened? This is very easy to do and can save you time and frustration. To set the printer software to come up in maintenance mode simply do the following: Right click on the printer software icon on the […]

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