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How to Create Texturing Patterns on FDM 3D Printed Parts

9 0 Beginner
When producing FDM parts that will be installed in user-facing applications, or when FDM prototypes need to have a more interesting appearance, surface profile and finish are critical. Texturing a part file allows for a unique pattern or design to be built directly into part surfaces, reducing the layer line visibility as well as post-processing time. Coatings and paint can be applied directly to the textured surface to create a finished part.
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How to Process STL Files for 3D Printing Using Insight

4 0 Beginner
This tutorial will give you a step-by-step procedure to aid in the generation of models. By following the steps of this tutorial, you can cut down on problems that can be easily overlooked. The following tutorial is brought to you by Stratasys.
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Leveraging GrabCAD Print (GCP) for Insight job processing

3 0 Beginner
In this tutorial I'll show you how to easily leverage GrabCAD Print (GCP) for all your FORTUS FDM print preparations. No longer do you need to maintain a stand-alone version of Insight and control center. GCP can be used for all FDM systems including those which take advantage of the advanced processing capabilities of Insight. Advantages of using GCP for Insight job processing: - Always have the latest software - Eliminate the need for maintaining multiple software programs - Take advantage of the advanced functionality and user interface and usability of GCP
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How to Section Oversized Parts Using Insight

0 0 Intermediate
A part that is larger than the build envelope of a 3D printer can still be printed. Oversized parts may be sectioned and subsequently bonded. This tutorial will give you the best practices for sectioning oversized parts. Software: Insight software
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How to Create Variable Density FDM 3D Printed Parts

0 0 Beginner
A unique characteristic of FDM technology is that a single part can have regions with different build styles, which can be used to make a part with variable densities. With just a few minutes of extra design and pre-processing, you can save hours of build time and/or dramatically improve the part’s properties.