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Part 2: Introduction to Color Proofing: Uploading the Stratasys Color Profile

3 0 Beginner
This tutorial is a continuation of my last tutorial "Part 1: A Look at Color Proofing". It will demonstrate how to install the J750 color profile, to ensure the most accurate results during soft proofing.
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How to Color Proof Your 3D Prints (Using This Super-Secret Stratasys Website)

28 5 Beginner
If a customer has ever come to you and said, "I need the color of this 3D print to match this RGB or Pantone EXACTLY!" and you've wondered how to do that – this is the tutorial for you! We'll talk about soft proofing (how to make sure your printer can even print a given color) and hard proofing (matching what you see on screen with a physical result) using Photoshop and the most advanced color printer on the market, a Stratasys J750! (You can find a video version of this tutorial here: https://youtu.be/XsollrDbUVc)
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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.
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How to Insert a Z Pause in a Stratasys Printer

11 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.
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How to Print Remotely on the Stratasys F123 Series Using Wait For Part Mode

2 1 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.
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How to 3D Print Textured Objects Inside Clear Plastic Blocks

42 5 Expert
This walkthrough explains how to print fully textured CAD files encased inside transparent blocks, to help support complex parts, show vistas you never thought possible, or just increase the usability of your full-color models!
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How to 3D Print Complex, Semi-Random Lattice Structures, Easily

11 2 Expert
We show how to use Grasshopper and Rhino to automatically generate complex Voronoi structures ready for 3D printing.
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How to print flexible parts with multiple materials on Connex 3D printers?

0 0 Intermediate
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VRML and OBJ Files for PolyJet

3 0 Beginner
In this tutorial, we will briefly explain what VRML and OBJ files are, how they work, and why each offers certain advantages for 3D models.
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How to 3D Print More Realistic Consumer Product Prototypes

18 2 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!
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Part 5: Hard Proofing

7 4 Beginner
Before embarking on large and color-critical prints, it is recommended to carry out proofing. Nothing beats the certainty of holding a sample part in your hand compared to relying on a screen visualization. The process of validating critical colors is called hard proofing and here is how it is done.
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TUTORIAL 2: Texture Mapping Using Materialise Magics

0 0 Beginner
In our previous tutorial, we explained what texture mapping is and when you would want to use it. In this tutorial, we will use Materialise® Magics® to demonstrate the actual process for applying textures and adding color to a 3D model.
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TUTORIAL 3: Texture Mapping Using Adobe Photoshop (Quick)

0 0 Beginner
In our previous tutorial, we explained what texture mapping is and when you would want to use it. We also documented the actual process for applying textures and adding color to a 3D model in Materialise® Magics®. This tutorial will show some of the more advanced texture capabilities that are available in Adobe® Photoshop®
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Data Security + GrabCAD Print

4 0 Intermediate
A short tutorial to answer questions such as: -"What data is sent over the cloud with GrabCAD Print?" -"How can I make my 3D printing data more secure?" -"Can GrabCAD Print be used without an internet connection?"
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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.