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3D Printing May 07, 2024

As the global manufacturing market shifts with increased demand for personalized products and on-demand production, 3D printing finds an ever-growing range of applications. 3D printing is the process of creating a 3D object from a digital file. Since its inception with Stereolithography and FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) in the 1980s, 3D printing has evolved into a whole portfolio of technologies, becoming ever more accessible and affordable for businesses of all sizes.


Welcome to your GoEngineer Success Plan! This plan features our most-used tools that set you up for success, and we hope you’ll be able to take advantage of each one. In this blog, let’s go through what is included with your Success Plan and how to access the most important features, including your Customer Portal account, scheduling Application Mentoring Sessions, and assigning users to Training Plans to access their Supported Self-Paced Training courses.

3D Printing Mar 21, 2024

GoEngineer's latest Community Design Contest challenged SOLIDWORKS designers to produce their dream desk accessory. Entries ranged from pen cups to headphone stands, but the winning design was a striking and hyper-personalized desk organizer from Mitchell Sherry titled, the "Bring Back the Cool" desk organizer.


3D Printing Mar 18, 2024

The pattern test is a tool to help monitor the health of print heads on Stratasys PolyJet 3D printers. This is a beginner-level test that anyone with basic user training can run and apply to the J55, J35, J5 MediJet, J5 DentaJet, or J3 DentaJet (turntable-style 3D printing). Minor details may vary (e.g., the number of print heads), but the concept is the same for all models.

3D Printing FDM Mar 12, 2024

The newest FDM 3D Printer from Stratasys is here: the F3300. While the basic concepts of FDM 3D printers haven't changed much in the last 35 years, the processes to implement them have. In this article, see what distinguishes this newest addition to Stratasys' FDM lineup


3D Scanning Feb 22, 2024

Today's 3D scanning technology opens up a new avenue to producing high-quality digital food models, with full-color high-resolution 3D printers able to bring them into physical reality. The first step in developing a 3D printed part is to acquire high-quality image data of the object. The quality of the image data directly affects the efficiency of the workflow process and the realism of the final product. Therefore, choosing the correct 3D scanner is critical. 

3D Printing Feb 15, 2024

With the recent acquisition of Rapid PSI, GoEngineer has solidified our commitment to offering best-in-class 3D printing services with our dynamic fleet of over 100 industrial 3D printers. Rapid PSI has a long history of being an industry titan—printing parts for the most rigorous applications for those in aerospace, defense, automotive, and more. With our combined resources, we are proud to offer customers an upgraded level of service and expertise. Take a look at some of the highlights GoEngineer 3D Printing Services customers can now enjoy.  

3D Printing Feb 14, 2024

Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) is a 3D printing technology that utilizes fiber optic lasers to micro-weld fine metal powder to generate a solid metal part. In this article, see how we created a custom hat using 316 Stainless Steel on an XM200G Xact Metal 3D printer and a custom press die to aid in the process. This project was completed in five hours, including printing the parts and assembly.


3D Printing SLA Feb 06, 2024

Titanium Assistant software complements the operation of the Stratasys Neo® line of SL 3D printers. While not fundamentally required to operate a Neo, it is a companion program that I rely on as a daily user. It excels at workflow optimization and efficiency and allows any number of Neo's to be monitored remotely. Titanium Assistant empowers Neo operators to control three crucial aspects of the printing process from their local computer: file preparation, queue management, and machine management.