Posts with tag: ‘3d printing’

Rapid Prototyping Can Help Market Your Product in the Startup World

Here on the GrabCAD blog, you’ve read about many of the amazing things organizations are doing with 3D printing: medical advances, artistic accomplishments, manufacturing achievements. But in this blog post, I’d like to take you back, in some sense, to one of the earliest uses of 3D printing – helping engineers produce prototypes faster than ever to meet unreasonable marketing requirements.

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Fused Deposit Modeling (FDM) and PolyJet 3D Printing: Now and in the Future

If you’re looking to purchase your first 3D printer, upgrade your existing machine, or simply learn more about the printing industry right now, you’ve come to the right post. While Stereo Lithography, Laser Sintering, and Powder Printing techniques are going strong, Fused Deposit Modeling (FDM) and PolyJet are the current leaders of the 3D printing pack. However, though both FDM and PolyJet each assemble 3D models layer by layer, the materials, processes, and benefits differ greatly.

Let’s break it down.

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If An 18-Year-Old High School Student Can 3D Print With GrabCAD Print, So Can You!

As an 18-year-old senior in high school planning to study business in college in the fall, you would think I’d have no connection with engineering whatsoever. It’s true, I really don’t, but with an eye in business, I see great potential for the 3D printing industry. As 3D print technology becomes more accessible to people of all skillsets, it wouldn’t surprise me if the technology changed the way we build and innovate in the future.

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