Stratasys 3D Printing: 3rd Party Software to Verify and Repair STL’s

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3rd Party Software to Verify and Repair STL’s   Occasionally you may come across a part that comes out of your 3D printer looking horrible in quality. There are particular things within these defects that can help tip you off as to what is wrong and if it is your machine or your file that heeds help.   If you end up with a part that has shards of material jetting out of it or through the support, generally triangle […]

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Stratasys 3D Printers: Print Head Alignment for PolyJet Desktop Printers

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Print Head Alignment for PolyJet Desktop Printers   You may find your parts have some rough edges over time or after replacing or swapping your print head locations on your Objet printer. This can be due to the heads being out of alignment and need to be adjusted. Doing the adjustment is fairly automated and easy to do. You will need your clear transparency sheets, scotch tape (optional), and a magnifier or loupe to look at the print to do […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Data Shifting and Reseating Head Cards on PolyJet Printer

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Data Shifting and Reseating Head Cards on PolyJet Printer   From time to time, on your Objet Desktop PolyJet printer, you may see your print offset print in the X or Y direction. This happens when the information coming from Objet Studio was not processed correctly internally, or the machine itself has confused itself and loses its reference. There is a possibility there is an issue internal to the machine with boards or cables, but this is a way to […]

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How to Insert a Pause in a Build in Catalyst

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In Catalyst, you can tell the machine to pause at a specified layer during a build. Once the build pauses the door will unlock. You can use this technique to insert parts into the build in places that would otherwise be inaccessible. Regardless of the part inserted, it must sit flush with the last layer that was put down. You can also utilize a pause in the build to do a material change. Once paused, unload the model material and […]

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X, Y, & Z Calibration for your Uprint, 1200, and Fortus 250mc Printers

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On your FDM system you can run a number of different materials and/or colors through it. Over time the tips deteriorate and need replacing. Some colors such as blue and orange tend to leave trails of the material in the tip as well that can come out even after purging and will be embedded into your other color parts. For instances like this we recommend keeping spare tips for these colors so they don’t ruin a part after you do […]

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Polyjet and FDM Material Expiration Date and Shelf Life

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Both Polyjet and FDM materials have a shelf life to them and Polyjet has a hard expiration date which it won’t read in the machine past that date. The shelf life for the material is from when it’s manufactured till when it’s no longer available. For FDM machines the shelf of the material is about 3 years from manufactured date as long as the sealed bag and cartridge is not opened. If the bag is opened the shelf life goes […]

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Objet Head Filling calibration and Error Trouble Shooting

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Your Objet Desktop can display an error related to heads filling while it is printing. This can be due to numerous thing but most commonly they are from the machine being out of calibration.First thing that should be done is to make sure your load cells are in calibration and try to print again. If the error repeats then move on to doing the heads filling calibration. For more information on the load cell calibration you can access it from […]

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SOLIDWORKS Software

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The Agency Of SOLIDWORKS Software SOLIDWORKS Software has a number of ways to help simplify the inventing process. Inventors spend more time perfecting the design before the product is built helping them to save both time and money while maximizing productivity. It is a cost effective tool to create new and innovative products. SOLIDWORKS can be used in a broad category of industries. From engineering to consumer products, the technology could help change the product invention process all together. In […]

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Training in CAD

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Discover How Training In CAD Can Increase Design Capabilities Individuals having interest an robotics will soon learn that training in CAD is exceptionally worthwhile. In actual fact, professional designers of every kind become excited after they use MCAD for that original time. It is for the reason that the software is among the most sophisticated available. Gross impact areas of the economy, including the Aerospace or Defense Industry, install this sort of software all the time. Conversely, its job is […]

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SOLIDWORKS Tutorials

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SOLIDWORKS Tutorials Need SOLIDWORKS Training? It Is Not That Hard To Find .. More than ninety percent of all design and drafting jobs in today’s market require the use of some computer aided design application.  In some cases that application is Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks, but most commonly it is SolidWorks. With a good market share, SOLIDWORKS is probably the best application a prospective job hunter can learn. Courses in the software can cost several hundred dollars. For someone out […]

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