Posts in category: ‘Software’

3D Printing in the Education Sector

The purpose of software is to help people.

College ClassroomA statement from an author and principal staff software engineer at LinkedIn. A simple quote, sure, but advanced technology is all about making complex processes easier, faster, increasingly accessible and more widely available.

In the education sector specifically, we are seeing a plethora of new technologies - particularly in STEM, but also in subject areas such as design, biology, history and geography.
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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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Introducing GrabCAD Shop: The New Work Order Management Solution from Stratasys

Today, we are excited to announce that Stratasys is introducing a new web-based work order management solution for 3D printing shops: GrabCAD Shop.

GrabCAD Shop simplifies the 3D Printing Shop workflow for engineers, designers, and shop operators. In fact, it is the only work order management solution designed for 3D printing shops.
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KeyShot Renders We Love from the GrabCAD Community

KeyShot 3D Rendering softwareHey Everyone, I'm back again with our favorite KeyShot renders that have been posted to the KeyShot Community Group!

A few weeks ago, I asked the KeyShot group to give me their best renders. I never used KeyShot but I wanted to see what the community could create with KeyShot.

For people who don’t know what KeyShot is, KeyShot is the fastest, most powerful software for real-time 3D rendering and animation. It gives you so many ways to create amazing visuals.
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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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