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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 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.
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How to Color Proof Your 3D Prints (Using This Super-Secret Stratasys Website)

32 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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Crisp emboss/deboss colors with Stratasys polyjet

3 0 Beginner
Recently I was printing some board game tokens on our Stratasys J750, and I noticed the colors on my debossed labels looked blurry. At first I thought there was something wrong with the printer, but I soon realised the problem was in my design! I changed my design slightly to get crisp colors. If you've had similar problems with embossed or debossed text or logos, here's how to get them sharp. I've included instructions for Solidworks, but the same idea applies to any CAD tool or mesh editor.
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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.
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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.
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How to Print Remotely on the Stratasys F123 Series Using Wait For Part Mode

5 3 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

51 6 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 print flexible parts with multiple materials on Connex 3D printers?

0 0 Intermediate
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VRML Files for PolyJet

6 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.
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How to 3D Print Complex, Semi-Random Lattice Structures, Easily

12 3 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 REALLY export your color SOLIDWORKS files for printing

6 0 Beginner
An updated tutorial, showing you the BEST way to export your color SOLIDWORKS files for 3D printing, using the new '3MF' format!
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TUTORIAL 3: Texture Mapping Using Adobe Photoshop (Quick)

1 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?"