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Changing Material Colors for FDM 3D Printers | A Tip from a Tech

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by: Travis Testerman Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Stratasys FDM 3D Printers like the F900 and those in the F123 Series can print a variety of colors in ABS and ASA. Swapping between colors of the same material is a fairly simple process since the printer doesn’t require a tip change or recalibration - just unload the old material and reload the new one. However, ...
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School Spotlight: The University of Michigan and 3D Printing

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by: Angelle Erickson Friday, November 1, 2019
At the end of 2018, DELOITTE Global predicted that “sales related to 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) by large public companies—including enterprise 3D printers, materials, and services—will surpass US$2.7 billion in 2019 and top US$3 billion in 2020.” With the industry accelerating so rapi...
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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Hardware Requirements: The Best Processor, Memory, and Hard Drive

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by: Drew Buchanan Thursday, October 31, 2019
SOLIDWORKS Simulation is an FEA (Finite Element Analysis) product that allows users to validate and test designs quickly and efficiently. With SOLIDWORKS Simulation, users can make changes to a geometry and retest designs to see how changes will affect the results. However, one of the most important factors that a user...
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Everything New in SOLIDWORKS CAM 2020

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by: Angelle Erickson Monday, October 28, 2019
SOLIDWORKS CAM introduced as an add-in to SOLIDWORKS CAD in 2018, is a powerful tool that helps prepare designs for manufacturability early in the development cycle. SOLIDWORKS CAM 2020 comes equipped with even smarter features and functionality to complete your products faster than ever.  SOLIDWORKS CAM 2020 Tab...
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How to Upgrade Your SOLIDWORKS PDM Server

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by: Lindsay Early Thursday, October 24, 2019
If it’s time to upgrade your SOLIDWORKS PDM servers, the task may seem a bit daunting. This guide will help you with everything you need to know and walk you through the process step-by-step to make sure you perform a successful PDM upgrade. Let’s get started. Listed below is a checklist of the items you wil...
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Need a Custom Tool? Make it! | A 3D Printing Tech Tip

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by: Josh Humphrey Friday, October 18, 2019
Preventative maintenance is important if you own a 3D printer. For FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D Printers, chamber fans keep the build chamber at the proper uniform temperature. As part of regular preventative maintenance, these fans need to be periodically replaced, but it's a bit of a tricky process. As a 3D pr...
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The Finished Product: Design to Manufacturing Series (Part 10)

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by: Laura Nickerson Thursday, October 17, 2019
At this stage in our Design to Manufacturing Series, we’re starting to wrap up our headset/cellphone project. The industrial design of the “Transporter Project” and the “Holster Project” share the same family look and design details. It’s important to vary the aesthetic so that each product stands out on it...
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Fisher Unitech Joins the Computer Aided Technology Family

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by: Angelle Erickson Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Fisher Unitech announced today that they have merged with industry leader Computer Aided Technology (CATI). This merger expands their footprint in providing SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software and Stratasys 3D Printers into the Mid-Atlantic and New England areas. We’ve highlighted some frequently asked questions and explain w...
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Everything New in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020: User Rights, Reports, and More

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by: Angelle Erickson Friday, October 11, 2019
SOLIDWORKS Electrical is a powerful tool that lets you design and place electrical schematics and components in an easy-to-use, collaborative environment. SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 has added new features and functionality for reports, leader lines, user rights, and more. Learn more about these new enhancements and fin...
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Learning SOLIDWORKS PDM with PDM Training

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by: Tom Starks Wednesday, October 9, 2019
There are many benefits to using product data management (PDM) software in project management; when used correctly, PDM can simplify the management of your engineering data, eliminate concerns about data loss, and simplify workflow. But for employees who have never used PDM before (or are not familiar with a certain PD...
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SOLIDWORKS Plastics Analysis: Design to Manufacturing Series (Part 9)

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by: Nathan Sneller Tuesday, October 8, 2019
If you’ve been following along with our Design to Manufacturing Series, then you’ve seen the ins and outs of two design concepts for a functional headset and cellphone stand. We narrowed the design down to two concepts, “The Transporter Project” and “The Holster Project”. In our last blog, we discussed some...
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Setting Your SOLIDWORKS PDM Viewer

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by: Heather Dawe Thursday, October 3, 2019
The SOLIDWORKS PDM eDrawings viewer is used in multiple places in the SOLIDWORKS PDM user interface. It can be used to view previous versions in the history, in the preview, and can be used to view a part or drawing in eDrawings without needing to open the file in SOLIDWORKS. However, sometimes when you attempt to open...
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