Posts in category: ‘GrabCAD Print’

GrabCAD Gets Enlisted for Biodegradable Plastics Initiative

Bio-industrial designer Megan Valanidas was working on her concept models for the Plastic Exhibition display in Dublin, Ireland. While she was in the middle of pouring and curing bio-plastic gel in her studio, she realized: I need a 3D printer.

For help, Megan reached out to a friend from college who she was still in touch with -- Biniam "Bini" Kebede, GrabCAD’s Software Product Designer.
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GrabCAD Print 1.34 is Live

GrabCAD Print UpdateThe latest update in GrabCAD Print is live! This month's update offers even more exciting changes for FDM and PolyJet users, including new ways to access helpful GrabCAD content, scheduling enhancements, and more!

GrabCAD Print 1.34 Highlights:

Advanced Slicer for J750/J735

The PolyJet Advanced Slicer, introduced as an option in 1.31, is now on by default. It has improved accuracy in estimations and enables a few features which are listed here. It can be turned off from Preferences > PolyJet if you need to use the old slicer for any reason.
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My Summer Project: Rainbow Horse Zoetrope Lamp on the Stratasys J750

I love animation, antiques, photons, trigonometry, and the visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. How to bring them all together in one project? 3D-printing!

I was inspired by this 3D-printed sundial to develop a voxel slicer that can slice a hollow cylinder to approximate a zoetrope.

For subject matter I went with the classic zoetrope trope: Eadweard Muybridge's galloping horse. And obviously rainbows as well because they are awesome.
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3D Printing Software: The Features You Need

3D Printing Software FeaturesFinding the best 3D printing software can be tricky and leave you wondering where to start when utilizing 3D printing for your business or personal needs. Companies and individuals have varying benchmarks, diverse perspectives and unique preferences when it comes to 3D printing software; it largely depends on the industry you are working within and the specific products you are trying to create.
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