Posts in category: ‘3D Printing’

How 3D Printing is Helping to Save Dying Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems and up to a quarter of all ocean species depend on them for food and shelter. However, according to the Planetary Coral Reef Foundation,around 25 percent of the planet’s coral reefs have already disappeared and anestimated two-thirds of all coral reefs are currently at risk. In Southeast Asia specifically – home to the most species rich reefs on earth – 88 percent  of reefs are facing extinction. Let that sink in for a moment.

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Using 3D Printing to Build Structures and Self-Sufficiency in the Navy and Marine Corps

All branches of the armed forces have a watchword central to their core missions: self-sufficiency.

Because soldiers venture into some of the world’s harshest environments – foreign battlefields, or deep in the ocean aboard a ship or submarine – they often lack support from others, and from equipment and supplies to help them in a needed situation: to create structures or make repairs to an existing one.

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3D Print High-Quality Parts Faster With GrabCAD Print Advanced FDM

There’s no need to “dumb” your CAD files down to an STL format any longer if you’re a 3D printer user.

Building upon GrabCAD Print’s ability to read CAD files natively, our new Advanced FDM feature enables fine level control over how FDM parts are manufactured. Advanced FDM enables highly customized control of part builds by simplifying the process and eliminating the need for highly skilled application engineers to build high-quality parts. 

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