3D Printing Tech Tip


  • POSTED IN 3D PRINTING, 3D PRINTING TECH TIP

    How to Change Default Options in Insight Software

    Dan Erickson by Dan Erickson on December 4, 2019

    insight software Insight software is Stratasys' Advanced Slicer for Fortus and F123 Series FDM printers, allowing unparalleled customization of settings on a layer-by-layer basis. We hold a class every month to teach everything this tool has to offer, but even a little Insight can go a long way. So it's worth becoming at least familiar with the tool. Today I'll cover a simple foundational workflow that will make you a more effective Insight user, no matter your skill level. Read on to learn how to change the default settings in Insight.

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      Changing Material Colors for FDM 3D Printers | A Tip from a Tech

      Travis Testerman by Travis Testerman on November 12, 2019

      changing color fdm materialStratasys FDM 3D Printers like the F900 and those in the F123 Series can print a variety of colors in ABS and ASA. Swapping between colors of the same material is a fairly simple process since the printer doesn’t require a tip change or recalibration - just unload the old material and reload the new one.

      However, depending on what color is being swapped out, it may be necessary to perform an extra purge from the tip in order to fully flush out the old material. This step is especially critical when changing out a dark color (e.g. black or blue) to a lighter color such as ivory. Keep reading for more tips and tricks for color changing on FDM 3D Printers.

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