Author Archives: Tyler Reid


About Tyler Reid

Tyler Reid is CAD, CAM, and 3D printing expert. His early interest in machine tools led him to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah, where he first learned to use SOLIDWORKS. Tyler has worked in the SOLIDWORKS VAR channel since 2010, making his way from technical support to application engineering to product management. In his free time he enjoys machining, welding, and general DIY in his home shop. Tyler lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Smart Manufacturing and Tolerance-Based Machining

by Tyler Reid

Industry 4.0 is a term you are probably familiar with—the impending arrival of smart factories, with data-driven production equipment that will signal the 4th revolution in manufacturing technology. We know it’s coming, but how close are we? You may be

Do You Print in Metal?

by Tyler Reid

Desktop Metal

GoEngineer is proudly partnering with Desktop Metal to offer their full lineup of machines. Learn more and be sure to pre-order yours today.

What Happens When Engineers Grow Up?

by Tyler Reid

From Drones to RC Cars the 3D Printing Spring Roadshow is here. Read more about what to expect and how to attend a show near you.

Stratasys J750: Unprecedented Plastic 3D Printing

by Tyler Reid

Announced yesterday, the new Stratasys J750 truly is a breakthrough in 3D printing technology. It represents a leap forward on all fronts – realism, versatility, capability, and efficiency. The world’s only full color multi-material printer is game changing.

3D Printing for Happier Holidays: Christmas Edition

by Tyler Reid

This year, 3D printing did make our holiday happier. I suspect it will do the same next year; and just about every day in between – that’s just the type of technology it is. 3D printing is accessible and empowering – the kids were inspired and began brainstorming what they might build next.

That’s a Wrap; Summer Roadshows, 3D Printing and DIY Drones

by Tyler Reid

Summer is officially over, and with its end comes the conclusion of our 2015 3D Printing Summer Roadshows. We traveled to 13 cities across 7 states to share the process of designing, 3d printing, and manufacturing our own personal drone.

3DP & DIY Drones: Our Summer Roadshow

by Tyler Reid

From a design and manufacturing perspective, a drone is a perfect platform to demonstrate the importance and utility of 3D printing in today’s product development workflow. Our Summer Roadshow is a glimpse into this 3DP-enabled workflow. From start to finish, this project has been completed in our offices . We did it, and so can you!

New Material Options from Stratasys

by Tyler Reid

Stratasys improved on the popular ASA and Endur materials by introducing several new variations of each. Read more about these changes in the latest GoEngineer blog post.