Testing 17-4 ph Stainless Steel from Desktop Metal

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Out of my own curiosity, I wanted to see how our printed stainless steel compared to common production stainless steel like 304. I took a few samples to a friends shop and talked about what I wanted to do and off we went. First, 304 is probably one of the most common general use steels made and used in industry. 17-4 is a bit more specialized but its most sought-after features are its high strength and corrosion resistance. This is […]

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Prepping Your Objet Desktop for Move

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Prepping your Objet Desktop for move When moving your objet desktop to another location please follow these steps to ensure that nothing will be damaged. The first thing you need to do is empty the machine of build material and fill it with cleaning fluid. You will find the Flush/Fill wizard under Options- Wizards.   After the cleaning solution is loaded, power down the printer. Then  lower the build tray by using a flat blade screwdriver on the lead screw […]

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