Tutorials

How to Assemble the Stratasys Face Shield

7 0 Beginner
We know the need for COVID-19 protective equipment is urgent everywhere. That's why we're sharing everything you need to produce face shields with 3D printed visors.

How to Use the Stratasys Packaging Design Application to Create a Packaging Prototype

4 0 Expert
In this tutorial, we will show you how we used a J55 printer and our new packaging design application to create a product prototype with its packaging -- all in one print. That’s right! We printed a product prototype together with its packaging in one print, eliminating the need for additional resources for laser cutting, vacuum forming, etc. 3D printing with PolyJet enables us to include within the package design straight thin walls, full color graphics, fine features, transparency and high-resolution text and logo's.

How to Install GrabCAD Print on Your Stratasys J Series Printers

1 0 Beginner
This tutorial covers how to set up your GrabCAD Print software for your J750 or any other Stratasys printer in the J series.

How to Use the Stratasys AR App for the J55 3D Printer

28 3 Beginner
Stratasys unveiled the new J55 full-color 3D printer last month. We wanted to give designers and industry professionals a chance to see it for yourself -- wherever you are -- by offering this augmented reality experience.

How to Insert a Z Pause in a Stratasys Printer

12 0 Intermediate
How do I use a Stratasys printer with multiple materials? Multiple colors? How do I add metal inserts in my 3D printed part? This tutorial explains how to use Stratasys software to insert pauses (Z-pause) during an FDM print job, to change materials, colors or to add metal inserts. Go to Step 1 for some documentation and examples of parts printed with Z Pause.

How to Print Remotely on the Stratasys F123 Series Using Wait For Part Mode

8 5 Beginner
The new Stratasys® F123™ Series can print industrial-grade, reliable concept models, functional prototypes, jigs, and fixtures. In applications such as these, printer operators will often want to print parts quickly, remotely, and on-demand. That is why this series has a Wait for Part Mode, letting you send files straight to the printer to start building immediately, without needing to select the job manually from the Queue. This tutorial will explain how to use this mode.

3D Space Mouse support is finally HERE!

2 1 Beginner
Explains how to use a 3D space mouse with the newest version of GrabCAD Print and why you should. (Valid for GrabCAD 1.55 and higher.)

How to REALLY export your color SOLIDWORKS files for printing

10 1 Beginner
An updated tutorial, showing you the BEST way to export your color SOLIDWORKS files for 3D printing, using the new '3MF' format!

How to print flexible parts with multiple materials on Connex 3D printers?

1 0 Intermediate
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VRML Files for PolyJet

7 0 Beginner
In our previous tutorial, we defined STLs and explained best practices for using them. In this tutorial, we will explain VRML files and their expanded capabilities beyond basic geometric representation.

OBJ Files for PolyJet

7 1 Beginner
In previous tutorials in this series, we explained the capabilities of STL and VRML files in 3D printing. In this tutorial, we will explain OBJ files and their expanded capabilities in addition to color, transparency, and bump.

How to 3D Print More Realistic Consumer Product Prototypes

21 3 Intermediate
We discuss the 4 levels of 3D printed prototype realism all Industrial Designers should know about, and show you step-by-step how to reach each one!

How to 3D Print Full-Color, Fully-Textured DISPLACEMENT Mapped Parts Using Photoshop!

14 0 Intermediate
This tutorial covers a little-known feature in Photoshop you can use (today) to quickly create incredibly complex displacement-mapped parts for your 3D printer in full color!

Part 4: Soft Proofing

1 0 Beginner
In our previous tutorials, we introduced the concept of proofing for full color 3D Printing, along with setting up the soft proofing workspace. Now, we will look into how to actually soft proof using some simple adjustment techniques within Adobe® Photoshop®.

Part 1: A Look at Color Proofing

10 0 Beginner
This tutorial gives some background on color proofing and explains what to do when the color you print doesn't match the color you chose on screen. There will be future tutorials that expand on the topics mentioned here.