Tutorials

How to 3D Print Jigs & Fixtures, Part 1: Choosing Your Target

23 5 Beginner
This tutorial series will take users who are new to 3D printing and show them how to: - Choose which Jigs or Fixtures from your factory floor might be best improved with 3D printing (Part 1) - Optimize your J&F designs for 3D printing by using stress-analysis tools, CAD tools and new 3D print prep tools (Part 2) - Choose which FDM materials to print in for best performance (Part 3) - Post-process your Jig or Fixture for greater utility with inserts, painting, numbering, etc. (Part 4)

How to 3D Print Jigs & Fixtures, Part 3: Advanced Features and Advanced Materials

12 2 Expert
Building on parts 1 and 2 of the series, this tutorial takes you through an ENTIRE agile design cycle for a real fixture we needed in our office, exploring the use of DFAM, advanced infill techniques to save printing time and finishing by going through a material selection process to print in one of the stiffest materials out there- Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber! It's a total, soup-to-nuts, fixtures tutorial!

How to use GrabCAD Print for SAF/H350 Printers

3 0 Beginner
With a new printing technology (SAF powder-bed) comes new ways of using slicing software. This tutorial covers how to access the new printers in GrabCAD Print, how to get a license, and how to set up 3D nests of hundreds of powder-bed parts! Also covered are some Design For Additive Manufacture (DFAM) tips on this new type of Stratasys printer!

How to use GrabCAD Print for P3/Origin One Printers

0 0 Beginner
ANOTHER new technology (P3 DLP resin) comes to GrabCAD Print! This tutorial covers how to access the new Origin One printers in GrabCAD Print during the beta, how to deal with all the new materials P3 allows, and how to set up Origin One prints in Netfabb and send to the printer! Also covered are some Design For Additive Manufacture (DFAM) tips on this new type of Stratasys printer!