Posts in category: ‘Software’

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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GrabCAD Print is the Best 3D Slicer Software with Advanced PolyJet Features

Your PolyJet 3D printing projects just got a whole lot easier with the advanced 3D slicer technology we’ve added in GrabCAD Print. Today, we are happy to announce that we’ve added the following capabilities under our Advanced PolyJet feature:

  • Pantone Color Matching
  • Fine Detail improvements
  • Custom part priority
  • Improved print-time and material estimations

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The Need for Cloud-Based CAD Software

Do you work with CAD at the office but wish you could use it online? You’re not alone. According to a 2017 survey, close to 40% of CAD users at architecture, engineering and construction companies were interested in using CAD over the cloud but could not for various reasons.

Two years later, and still none of the major CAD vendors offer a complete cloud-based CAD solution. What’s behind this reluctance on the part of CAD providers to make their offerings available in the cloud?
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10 Games to Teach Programming to Children

Non-techie adults see programming as a foreign language, filled with unintelligible numbers, symbols, etc. They want nothing to do with it. Kids do not approach this technology with the same aversion. They are curious, open to learning new things, and do not see limitations the way their elders do.

Teaching kids to program at an early age can achieve several important things. First, they can become active rather than passive participants in technology. Literally, there is a great feeling when a child can get a computer to do what they command it to do. But more important, even if they never move forward into a career in technology, programming teaches a myriad of other mental skills.

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