In Praise of CAD Skills

My fellow application engineers and I often get asked for favors in the form of FDM parts. This could be anything from a special jig or fixture for assembling or holding a sample, to a new handout or marketing sample, to a custom name plate or business card holder for a particular individual. Thes … [Read more...]

Take Advantage of Insight Software to Optimize FDM Builds

I recently received a 4:30 p.m. distress call from a customer. He runs a small service bureau using only Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) machines. He was really hoping to deliver a 3D prototype the following day to impress his new customer, but the green flag (default) run time was 36 hours and 11 m … [Read more...]